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BlackBerry Q10 lands in Canada on 1 May for $199, will cost $249.99 stateside

BlackBerry Q10 lands in Canada on 1 May for $199, will cost $249.99 stateside

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BlackBerry announced that its Qwerty-packed BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will land in its home country of Canada on 1 May. The launch in Canada signals wider availability worldwide as BlackBerry adds to its BlackBerry 10 arsenal.  The Waterloo-based company... >>

BlackBerry 10.1 beta includes HDR photos, app-specific alerts and more

BlackBerry 10.1 beta includes HDR photos, app-specific alerts and more

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The folks at BlackBerry are planning to push BlackBerry 10.1 sometime in the future, and until that launch, is allowing developers to give it a try. BlackBerry 10.1C SDK OS (10.1.0.1483) OS has landed for developers to give them time to build compatible... >>

Analysts tell of gruesome BlackBerry Z10 launch, more returns than purchases in the US

Analysts tell of gruesome BlackBerry Z10 launch, more returns than purchases in the US

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The BlackBerry Z10 isn't off to a great start after launching worldwide in the past months, according to several analysts speaking to The Wall Street Journal. BlackBerry's saving grace is thought to be the Z10, but that might not be the case according... >>

BlackBerry Q10 available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse, £579.95 SIM-free

BlackBerry Q10 available to pre-order from Carphone Warehouse, £579.95 SIM-free

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Carphone Warehouse has opened its pre-order pages for the BlackBerry Q10, the second BlackBerry 10 handset to be released, this time with a more traditional Qwerty keyboard. Expected to be available in the UK from the end of April, Carphone Warehouse... >>

BBM Music to close 2 June, music doesn't sound better with you

BBM Music to close 2 June, music doesn't sound better with you

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BBM Music will close on 2 June, less than two years after the launch of the socially geared music service. BlackBerry does, however, say that the date is "subject to change". In a message to those who coughed up the monthly fees to access the service,... >>

BlackBerry results: 1 million Z10s shipped, but 33,000 customers leaving every day

BlackBerry results: 1 million Z10s shipped, but 33,000 customers leaving every day

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BlackBerry's latest results are in and it's not good reading. The company managed to ship one million  BlackBerry Z10 handsets to customers, mainly in the UK, but only a further 5 million BlackBerry smartphones in the same 90 days around the rest of... >>

BlackBerry Z10 goes on sale in US, is it crunch time for BlackBerry?

BlackBerry Z10 goes on sale in US, is it crunch time for BlackBerry?

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The BlackBerry Z10 has gone on sale in the US on AT&T, before being available from T-Mobile on 27 March and Verizon from 28 March.The launch is seen by many as one of the last rolls of the dice for the company after a global launch that started well,... >>

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... >>