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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... >>

Best basic smartphones for the elderly

Best basic smartphones 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, retailers... >>

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
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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 addition,... >>

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... >>

BlackBerry: Get used to Z10's poor battery

BlackBerry: Get used to Z10's poor battery

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BlackBerry isn't planning on addressing the battery issues with its new Z10 smartphone, according to Vivek Bhardwaj, the company's head of software portfolio, who spoke to Pocket-lint about the issue."We are trying to be as competitive as we can on... >>

BlackBerry: Z10 launch in Canada and UK best ever for the company

BlackBerry: Z10 launch in Canada and UK best ever for the company

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The BlackBerry Z10 is setting records for the Waterloo-based company in its first two markets, Canada and the UK, according to CEO Thorsten Heins. In a statement released to media outlets worldwide, BlackBerry said it saw its best launch day in the company's... >>

White BlackBerry Z10 pictures and hands-on

White BlackBerry Z10 pictures and hands-on

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We've seen a lot of the BlackBerry Z10 in the past week or so since launch, including spending several hours with the black version before the press announcement, more since for our upcoming no-stone-left-unturned review, and even spotting a red one lurking... >>

Cheaper BlackBerry 10 devices coming, but 'it will take time'

Cheaper BlackBerry 10 devices coming, but 'it will take time'

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BlackBerry has confirmed plans for more-affordable BlackBerry 10 handsets. Speaking to Pocket-lint, Rob Orr, managing director of UK and Ireland for BlackBerry, said cheaper BlackBerry 10 phones would be coming."Specifically we will have devices for all... >>

Blippar turns your iPhone or Android smartphone into a BlackBerry Z10... sort of

Blippar turns your iPhone or Android smartphone into a BlackBerry Z10... sort of

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Augmented reality app stories are like buses it seems, they break down regularly and smell slightly of urine and fried chicken. Er, that's not right... They come two at a time. That's more like it.No sooner had Pocket-lint posted a story about the front... >>

BlackBerry Q10 launch in the US set for mid-May to early June

BlackBerry Q10 launch in the US set for mid-May to early June

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Some BlackBerry 10 hopefuls in the US are waiting to get their hands on the BlackBerry Z10 in March, and others are waiting on the Qwerty BlackBerry Q10. Until now, a specific time frame for the Q10's launch hasn't been detailed stateside, and according... >>

BlackBerry 10 Android runtime getting Jelly Bean update

BlackBerry 10 Android runtime getting Jelly Bean update

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BlackBerry 10's Android runtime technology is to be updated to Jelly Bean. The runtime layer is designed to let you use Android-produced apps on BlackBerry 10 devices. But at the moment only Gingerbread -ompatible apps are supported.The company confirmed... >>

BlackBerry Dev Alpha C pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Dev Alpha C pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has launched the Dev Alpha C handset at its BlackBerry Jam in Amsterdam to help developers thinking of porting or developing apps for the Qwerty-keyboard-packing Q10 handset. The Dev Alpha C phone runs at a screen resolution of 720 x 720 on... >>

Red BlackBerry Z10 limited edition pictures and hands-on

Red BlackBerry Z10 limited edition pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has produced a special-edition red version of its recently launched Z10 handset to say thanks to developers who completed apps before the BlackBerry 10 launch.The phone will be part of a limited 12,000 run. Developers have until  28 February... >>

BlackBerry Dev Alpha C: BB10 Qwerty developer phone confirmed

BlackBerry Dev Alpha C: BB10 Qwerty developer phone confirmed

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BlackBerry has confirmed it will let developers apply for a developer version of the BlackBerry Q10 ahead of its launch later in the year so they can get on with developing apps for the yet to be released BB10 smartphone. Announcing the news at BlackBerry... >>

Red BlackBerry Z10 announced, but you can't buy it

Red BlackBerry Z10 announced, but you can't buy it

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BlackBerry has announced that developers will have the option to get a limited-edition red version of the BlackBerry Z10 that won't go on sale (well aside from eBay, no doubt).The red Z10 is being made to thank those who created apps for the new BB10... >>