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BlackBerry board ensures keyboards are key going forward

BlackBerry board ensures keyboards are key going forward

By 28 March 2014

BlackBerry has further confirmed that QWERTY keyboards are key to the company's future. Vice president of global product management, Francois Mahieu, told Pocket-lint during Mobile World Congress in February that the manufacturer will return to what it... >>

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 update available, adds picture passwords, FM radio and more

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 update available, adds picture passwords, FM radio and more

By 28 January 2014

BlackBerry has released an update for its BlackBerry 10 operating system that adds a whole gamut of new features, including the ability to customise a pinch gesture to filter messages and notifications in the Hub, a more simplified system to answer or... >>

BlackBerry 10.2 starts to roll out, expect it to hit your phone this week

BlackBerry 10.2 starts to roll out, expect it to hit your phone this week

By 23 October 2013

BlackBerry 10.2 OS is to hit all BlackBerry 10 smartphones this week as the company presses "send" on the new system update. Pre-installed on the BlackBerry Z30 from the box, the new software adds a number of key features to other BlackBerry handsets,... >>

BlackBerry: No new BB10 devices till March

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 could be sold as committee formed to explore 'strategic alternatives'

BlackBerry could be sold as committee formed to explore 'strategic alternatives'

By 12 August 2013

BlackBerry's attempts to turn the company around with a new suite of phones has not been as successful as it would have hoped. Although the BlackBerry Z10, Q10 and Q5 handsets have received some critical acclaim as the manufacturer entered a new era with... >>

New BlackBerry 10.1 maintainance release rolling out globally, UK now, US end of summer

New BlackBerry 10.1 maintainance release rolling out globally, UK now, US end of summer

By 30 July 2013

BlackBerry has issued a maintenance release for BlackBerry 10.1 in several countries around the world which adds even more features and fixes. It is now available as a free download in Europe, Middle East, Africa, most regions in Asia, Australia and... >>

BlackBerry boss Heins 'not happy' with carriers over OS update cycles

BlackBerry boss Heins 'not happy' with carriers over OS update cycles

By 16 July 2013

Thorsten Heins, CEO of BlackBerry, has complained about the staggered rollout cycles for upgrades to BlackBerry 10. In particular, he believes that carriers have a responsibility to ensure that all BlackBerry phone users have an operating system update... >>

A week in reviews: July 8 - July 13

A week in reviews: July 8 - July 13

By 13 July 2013

From drones to tea with the vicar, the one thing you can't call us is predictable. Another exciting week in reviews saw us look at Huawei's likeable P2, a phone which replaces the P1, a handset we also liked. It's not the sort of phone that will generate... >>

BlackBerry Q5 review
3 out of 5

BlackBerry Q5 review

By 9 July 2013

With the flagship Z10 and Q10 BlackBerry handsets out of the way, attention turns to something further down the scale, the BlackBerry Q5, a Qwerty handset that doesn't quite hit all the highs of the Q10. It steps somewhere into the path of the old BlackBerry... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #128 - Xbox 720 build-up, Nokia Lumia 925, BlackBerry Q5

Pocket-lint Podcast #128 - Xbox 720 build-up, Nokia Lumia 925, BlackBerry Q5

By 17 May 2013

The latest stories in the world of tech are on the agenda in this week's podcast, including the swathe of updates and new software products announced at Google I/O. We also look forward to the Xbox 720 press event and give our opinions on what may be... >>