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BlackBerry Travel makes its way to BB10 with new sharing features, price notifications

BlackBerry Travel makes its way to BB10 with new sharing features, price notifications

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The folks in Waterloo have launched an update to their BlackBerry Travel app with native support for BlackBerry 10, available now on BlackBerry World. Having been on past versions of BlackBerry, Travel allows users to plan, book, manage, and share their... >>

BlackBerry 10 app store grows to 100,000, Kindle one of the new ones

BlackBerry 10 app store grows to 100,000, Kindle one of the new ones

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BlackBerry says there are now more than 100,000 apps in the BB 10 app store as it gears up for its big US launch of the BlackBerry Z10 on 22 March. Adding over 30,000 apps in the past couple of weeks, the company has also confirmed that big hitters like... >>

BlackBerry Q10 release date UK: Clove says end of April, SIM free for £535

BlackBerry Q10 release date UK: Clove says end of April, SIM free for £535

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The BlackBerry Q10 will be available in the UK at the end of April and cost £534.99, according to UK retailer, Clove, which has put the phone up for sale on its website. The BlackBerry Q10, if you remember is the Qwerty-keyboard version of the new BlackBerrys... >>

British government says BlackBerry 10 not secure enough yet

British government says BlackBerry 10 not secure enough yet

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The British government has yet to approve the new BlackBerry 10 mobile OS, saying it is not secure enough over BlackBerry version 7.1 for government work, The Guardian reports.Launched at the end of January, BlackBerry 10 is said to bring several security... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Verizon Wireless BlackBerry Z10 goes on sale 28 March for $199

Verizon Wireless BlackBerry Z10 goes on sale 28 March for $199

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Verizon Wireless is the second carrier to bring make BlackBerry Z10 available in the US, and has announced the BlackBerry 10-packed handset will be available 28 March. Pre-orders on Verizon will begin on 14 March at 8AM EST. Pricing is as expected: $199... >>

BBM Voice arrives on BlackBerry 5 handsets

BBM Voice arrives on BlackBerry 5 handsets

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BlackBerry clearly hasn't forgotten about the elders of its current handset line up, despite all the excitement around the Z10. The company has brought BBM 7 and BBM voice to phones running BlackBerry 5, a fairly old operating system. The BBM 7.0.1 software... >>

Lenovo CEO says buying BlackBerry 'could possibly make sense'

Lenovo CEO says buying BlackBerry 'could possibly make sense'

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The possibility of Lenovo buying smartphone-maker BlackBerry continues to rise, with CEO Yang Yuanqing being quoted as saying it may make sense.  Speaking to French newspaper Les Echos, Yang said an acquisition of BlackBerry “could possibly make... >>

Sprint tipped to carry full-touch BlackBerry later this year, though not the Z10

Sprint tipped to carry full-touch BlackBerry later this year, though not the Z10

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Sprint will be offering a full-touchscreen BlackBerry 10-powered handset later this year, though not the BlackBerry Z10, according to a new report from AllThingsD.  Sprint has previously denied that it will carry the BlackBerry Z10, and instead will... >>

BlackBerry Z10 gets first US launch date: AT&T on 22 March for $199

BlackBerry Z10 gets first US launch date: AT&T on 22 March for $199

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AT&T has announced that it will launch the BlackBerry Z10 on 22 March for $199 (£134).  The new BlackBerry flagship, running the company's brand new BlackBerry 10 operating system, has previously been limited to Canada and parts of Europe. Now expanding... >>

BlackBerry Q10 launch on T-Mobile US reportedly set for May

BlackBerry Q10 launch on T-Mobile US reportedly set for May

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BlackBerry will launch its Qwerty-packing BlackBerry Q10 handset on T-Mobile stateside, the company has confirmed.  A BlackBerry representative has told the publication N4BB that T-Mobile plans to release the Q10 sometime in May. T-Mobile is the fourth-largest... >>

BlackBerry Twitter and LinkedIn apps updated with necessary fixes

BlackBerry Twitter and LinkedIn apps updated with necessary fixes

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Social media junkies will be happy to know BlackBerry has updated its standalone Twitter and LinkedIn applications on BlackBerry 10 with a number of features and enhancements.  Now available on the BlackBerry World, Twitter has been majorly improved.... >>

Netflix: No plans for BlackBerry 10 app

Netflix: No plans for BlackBerry 10 app

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Two months after launch and BlackBerry is still having issues getting some of the major names to support its new operating system. Instagram and Skype will be arriving at some point, but as Android ports rather than native applications, and other notable... >>

Retailers lowering BlackBerry Z10 prices less than a month after launch

Retailers lowering BlackBerry Z10 prices less than a month after launch

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Two big retailers in the UK have begun cutting prices of the Blackberry Z10, after its launch in the country last month.  Specifically, Carphone Warehouse is offering around a £160 reduction for the handset on the 3 network. Pricing for the handset... >>

Sprint will offer the BlackBerry Q10, passing on the BlackBerry Z10

Sprint will offer the BlackBerry Q10, passing on the BlackBerry Z10

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Sprint will be the only US carrier passing on BlackBerry's flagship Z10, the company confirmed. Instead, it will wait to offer the BlackBerry Q10 later this spring, with its full Qwerty keyboard. Sprint spokesman Mark Elliot confirmed to Bloomberg: “We... >>

BlackBerry Z10 update now available over-the-air, fixing battery life and bugs

BlackBerry Z10 update now available over-the-air, fixing battery life and bugs

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BlackBerry has released a system update for the BlackBerry Z10, improving performance in several areas for users who picked up the smartphone in the past month.  Specifically, BlackBerry says the 10.0.10.85 update brings better third-party app performance,... >>

BlackBerry Z10 'will be available across the US in a few short weeks'

BlackBerry Z10 'will be available across the US in a few short weeks'

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BlackBerry has provided great news for US customers foaming at the mouth to get their hands on the new BlackBerry 10 platform. The Waterloo-based company tweeted from its official Twitter account: "BlackBerry 10 will be available across the US in a few... >>

Instagram app for BlackBerry 10 won't be native, rather an Android port

Instagram app for BlackBerry 10 won't be native, rather an Android port

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Following rumours that Instagram will be releasing an app for BlackBerry 10, a new report says it won't be a native version as many users had hoped.  Instead, the folks at Instagram will take the route many other developers have taken, which is to port... >>

What's the best smartphone for the elderly?

What's the best smartphone for the elderly?

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We can think of countless arguments we have had with our grandparents over tech-related issues, none more so than about mobile phones. To the youth of today, the older generation’s lack of proficiency with electronics can seem baffling.It isn't until... >>

Unlocked BlackBerry Z10 hitting UK retailers this week?

Unlocked BlackBerry Z10 hitting UK retailers this week?

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Folks in the UK have been enjoying the new BlackBerry Z10 on-contract for roughly two weeks now. However those who are awaiting for an unlocked, SIM-free version have had to wait like the rest of the world. According to a new report from CrackBerry,... >>

BlackBerry Creative Director Alicia Keys tweets from her iPhone

BlackBerry Creative Director Alicia Keys tweets from her iPhone

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While quoting some fresh Drake lyrics, BlackBerry's new creative director Alicia Keys made the mistake of tweeting from her iPhone. Keys had been tweeting from her BlackBerry Z10 since launch before making the awkward mix-up - perhaps hinting what her... >>

BlackBerry Z10
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Z10

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This is a new beginning for BlackBerry. A new flagship device with a new operating system, looking to excite the fans of the BlackBerry platform and breathe new life into a company that’s lost massive ground to Apple and Google. The BlackBerry Z10 treads... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #119 - BlackBerry Z10 review

Pocket-lint Podcast #119 - BlackBerry Z10 review

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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... >>

BlackBerry to pull out of Japan over low market share and translation cost

BlackBerry to pull out of Japan over low market share and translation cost

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With the BlackBerry Z10 smashing records for the company in both the UK and Canada, BlackBerry reportedly plans to stop selling handsets in Japan.  According to Nikkei business daily, BlackBerry can't justify launching its BlackBerry 10 operating system... >>

Where does BlackBerry 10 go from here?

Where does BlackBerry 10 go from here?

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The Z10 represents a shift in BlackBerry's way of thinking. Gone are the clunky ways of BlackBerry 7 and in comes BlackBerry 10, a properly modern smartphone OS which can, at least on paper, compete with the likes of iOS and Android. So what now? What... >>