BlackBerry Q5 archive

  • BlackBerry board ensures keyboards are key going forward
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    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
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    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
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    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
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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 could be sold as committee formed to explore 'strategic alternatives'
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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...

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

    By 15 May 2013

    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
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    BlackBerry Q5 confirmed for sale in the UK

    By 15 May 2013

    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
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    BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

    By 14 May 2013

    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
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    BlackBerry Q5 announced, Qwerty keyboard phone on a budget

    By 14 May 2013

    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...