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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

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BlackBerry Q5

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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

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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... >>

BlackBerry Q5 vs BlackBerry Q10: What's the difference?

BlackBerry Q5 vs BlackBerry Q10: What's the difference?

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BlackBerry has announced the Q5, a new mid-ranged handset which should replace the Curve in its Qwerty keyboard-packing form. So there are now two Qwerty keyboard handsets that run BlackBerry 10: the Q10 and the Q5. But which should you choose? How do... >>

BlackBerry Q5 confirmed for sale in the UK

BlackBerry Q5 confirmed for sale in the UK

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BlackBerry's Q5 has been confirmed for sale in the UK by Phones 4u. The phone, which is planned for release from July, will be the first mid-range handset to run the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. While Phones 4u didn't go into date or price specifics,... >>

BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has just announced the Q5, a mid-range Qwerty keyboard handset designed for emerging markets and those after something cheaper than the Q10 or Z10 flagship products. Long rumoured as the R10, the new phone should replace the Curve in BlackBerry's... >>

BlackBerry Q5 announced, Qwerty keyboard phone on a budget

BlackBerry Q5 announced, Qwerty keyboard phone on a budget

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BlackBerry has launched the Qwerty keyboard-packing Q5 handset at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Florida. The new phone, which is aimed at emerging markets and those on a budget, has long been rumoured as the BlackBerry R10. The Q5 name makes... >>