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  • BlackBerry: We all make mistakes, we need to focus on what BlackBerry is good at
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    BlackBerry: We all make mistakes, we need to focus on what BlackBerry is good at

    By 3 March 2014

    BlackBerry is entering a new era. It's no secret that the company had a 2013 it would rather forget. Its BlackBerry 10 smartphone launches failed to make an impact on a market saturated with rival devices and, as a result, the company ceded third...

  • BlackBerry considering PlayBook tablet successor but 'nowhere near ready' yet
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    BlackBerry considering PlayBook tablet successor but 'nowhere near ready' yet

    By 27 February 2014

    BlackBerry will consider releasing a new tablet device, but only when the time is right. Speaking to Pocket-lint, the company's vice-president of global product management Francois Mahieu revealed that the resurgent manufacturer is interested in the...

  • BlackBerry in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts
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    BlackBerry in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

    By 1 January 2014

    BlackBerry is struggling. Not just a little, but a lot. The Canadian company reported results for its financial Q3 2014 on 20 December, and it wasn’t good. Revenues reached $1.2 billion over the quarter, down a whopping 56 per cent from last year's...

  • BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9982 pictures and hands-on
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    BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9982 pictures and hands-on

    By 21 November 2013

    BlackBerry has worked with Porsche Design on a number of exclusive handsets over the years, and the Porsche Design P'9982 is the latest device to emerge from the partnership. It is, under the skin, the BlackBerry Z10, the all-touch smartphone that launched...

  • A week in reviews: 30 September - 4 October
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    A week in reviews: 30 September - 4 October

    By 5 October 2013

    It's Samsung week and, as promised, we bring you the full verdict on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone and Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Have we been impressed with the companion duo, or does the Gear lack, well, the right gear to enable it to excel? We've...

  • BlackBerry Z30 review
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    BlackBerry Z30 review

    By 3 October 2013

    The BlackBerry Z30 arrives at a time when BlackBerry is in turmoil. Racking up losses, a question mark over who will end up owning the company and what the future holds, sees the BlackBerry Z30 launching into a storm. It's ironic, then, that the BlackBerry...

  • BlackBerry 10.2 tips and tricks: New Features examined
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    BlackBerry 10.2 tips and tricks: New Features examined

    By 27 September 2013

    BlackBerry 10.2 has landed with the arrival of the BlackBerry Z30, the company's new 5-inch handset. You can expect BB 10.2 to roll out to other BB10 devices in October, bringing a run of new features and tweaks to your BlackBerry user interface. Here...

  • BlackBerry Z30 pictures and hands-on
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    BlackBerry Z30 pictures and hands-on

    By 25 September 2013

    The BlackBerry Z30 takes BB10 big in a number of ways, pushing the display out to 5-inches, making this the biggest BlackBerry around, but also pushing the battery up to 2880mAh - the largest of any BlackBerry device. In the hand, it feels like a great...

  • BlackBerry: No new BB10 devices till March
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    BlackBerry: No new BB10 devices till March

    By 25 September 2013

    BlackBerry has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will not be launching any more BB10 devices beyond the four that it already has available in its current fiscal year, which ends in March. The confirmation confirms what BlackBerry previously said in a recent...

  • BlackBerry Z30 vs BlackBerry Z10: What's the difference?
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    BlackBerry Z30 vs BlackBerry Z10: What's the difference?

    By 18 September 2013

    BlackBerry has announced another a new addition to its range of all-touch smartphones operating on the BB10 platform - the Blackberry Z30. The handset is the largest in the company's portfolio, but at £600, what will you get for your money and how is...

  • WhatsApp now available for BlackBerry 10: Free cross-platform messaging over data
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    WhatsApp now available for BlackBerry 10: Free cross-platform messaging over data

    By 13 March 2013

    Cross-platform messaging application WhatsApp is now available for BlackBerry 10 users, allowing them to send text messages, audio, photo and video for free over data.  WhatsApp was covered at the BlackBerry 10 launch event. It comes with native push...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #119 - BlackBerry Z10 review
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #119 - BlackBerry Z10 review

    By 8 February 2013

    The team reviews the BlackBerry Z10 this week, now that we've been playing with it for a sufficient amount of time to give an honest opinion. And one of the topics discussed is its battery life: is it really as bad as some people are making out? In...

  • White BlackBerry Z10 pictures and hands-on
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    White BlackBerry Z10 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 February 2013

    We've seen a lot of the BlackBerry Z10 in the past week or so since launch, including spending several hours with the black version before the press announcement, more since for our upcoming no-stone-left-unturned review, and even spotting a red one lurking...

  • Blippar turns your iPhone or Android smartphone into a BlackBerry Z10... sort of
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    Blippar turns your iPhone or Android smartphone into a BlackBerry Z10... sort of

    By 6 February 2013

    Augmented reality app stories are like buses it seems, they break down regularly and smell slightly of urine and fried chicken. Er, that's not right... They come two at a time. That's more like it. No sooner had Pocket-lint posted a story about the front...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #118 - BlackBerry 10, Z10, Q10 and Range Rover review
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #118 - BlackBerry 10, Z10, Q10 and Range Rover review

    By 1 February 2013

    After a week off for technical reasons, the Pocket-lint Podcast returns to its regular slot in time to cover the BlackBerry 10 launch, and the unveiling of the new handsets BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10, in some depth. The team had its hands on both...

  • BlackBerry Z10: Where to buy it
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    BlackBerry Z10: Where to buy it

    By 31 January 2013

    The BlackBerry Z10 will be available in all UK phone shops from today, 31 January. The handset's availability has been confirmed on EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone. Phones 4u and Carphone Warehouse have both also confirmed they will be stocking it, with the...

  • BlackBerry Q10 shipping in white
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    BlackBerry Q10 shipping in white

    By 31 January 2013

    Those holding out for the Qwerty-keyboard-touting BlackBerry Q10 - due to arrive in April - should also find the phone available in white when it appears. BlackBerry was showing off the handset at the BlackBerry 10 launch, but only in black. Website CrackBerry...

  • 4G on BlackBerry Z10 tested
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    4G on BlackBerry Z10 tested

    By 30 January 2013

    The BlackBerry Z10 is a 4G handset. At the moment it supports 4G on EE's network, but will be able to run on Vodafone's 4G once its service gets the go-ahead. With 4G on the BlackBerry Z10 it definitely feels quick. Slapping an EE micro SIM into our...

  • BlackBerry 10 operating system explored
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    BlackBerry 10 operating system explored

    By 30 January 2013

    BlackBerry 10 - or BB10 as it's commonly called - is the company's new operating system. But how does it work, it is any good, and are there included elements that you'll pine for enough to switch over to the new system? Here we've outlined some of the...

  • BlackBerry 10: Everything you should know
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    BlackBerry 10: Everything you should know

    By 30 January 2013

    BlackBerry 10 has arrived. The new operating system is the most significant reboot of BlackBerry's software line-up in a long time and should bring with it a slew of new desirable handsets. Hoping to return to the fore and edge in on Windows Phone's market...

  • BlackBerry Z10 compared to SGS3, iPhone 5, Lumia 820 (photo)
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    BlackBerry Z10 compared to SGS3, iPhone 5, Lumia 820 (photo)

    By 30 January 2013

    How does the new BlackBerry Z10 compare to the competition? We decided to put the Z10 up against the Samsung Galaxy S3, the iPhone 5, and the Nokia Lumia 820 to help you get an idea of the size of the device compared to others.  As you can see the Z10...

  • Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10 review
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    Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10 review

    By 30 January 2013

    After months of waiting, the new BlackBerry is here ready to save the day - and the company, for that matter. Pocket-lint has been living with the new BlackBerry Z10 to find out whether the new phone and the new OS will be able to deliver the goods. What...

  • Skype, WhatsApp and Angry Birds confirmed for BlackBerry10
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    Skype, WhatsApp and Angry Birds confirmed for BlackBerry10

    By 30 January 2013

    BlackBerry is going for the jugular on the app front with BlackBerry 10. The global launch of the new operating system saw BlackBerry confirm support of Skype, Angry Birds and WhatsApp. These are three key apps for any smartphone OS and make up part of...

  • BBM Video takes on Skype and FaceTime
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    BBM Video takes on Skype and FaceTime

    By 30 January 2013

    The company formerly called RIM - now just BlackBerry - has announced that its BBM service will now add video calling into the mix, as it looks to expand beyond the text and recently added voice capabilities of the instant messaging service. The new BBM...

  • BlackBerry Z10 officially unveiled, 4.2-inch touchscreen, BB10 and 1.5GHz dual-core processor
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    BlackBerry Z10 officially unveiled, 4.2-inch touchscreen, BB10 and 1.5GHz dual-core processor

    By 30 January 2013

    BlackBerry has launched the BlackBerry Z10. The new phone runs the latest BlackBerry 10 operating system and features a 4.2-inch touchscreen.  Unusually for the company, the handset doesn't have a hardware Qwerty keyboard, but then this is no ordinary...