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BlackBerry's first Priv software update brings performance, camera, security enhancements

BlackBerry's first Priv software update brings performance, camera, security enhancements

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The Priv has barely hit the shelves, and BlackBerry's surprise Android hit is ready to receive its first software update.  No, it isn't Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but it does bring a range of enhancements, as well as kicking off the monthly security updates... >>

BlackBerry Priv tips and tricks: Master your Android BB

BlackBerry Priv tips and tricks: Master your Android BB

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The BlackBerry Priv is something of a surprise package, fusing some of the best features of Android with the best of BlackBerry. You now have that keyboard and BlackBerry Hub, but you also have access to all those Android apps.  But this is a brave new... >>

New BlackBerry Android phone, Vienna, may look like this

New BlackBerry Android phone, Vienna, may look like this

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The first Android BlackBerry arrived in the Priv recently and hot on its heels could be another Android smartphone with keyboard. The BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, has already confirmed that the company's Android line would be growing beyond the Priv. After... >>

BlackBerry Priv vs BlackBerry Passport, Classic, Leap: What's the difference?

BlackBerry Priv vs BlackBerry Passport, Classic, Leap: What's the difference?

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BlackBerry's latest handset has landed, the Priv. It makes a huge change for the company, moving to a new platform, looking, in the words of CEO John Chen, to deal with the problem of apps.  The Priv arrives wanting to retain what BlackBerry is known... >>

BlackBerry Priv official: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

BlackBerry Priv official: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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BlackBerry took an usual approach to launching the Priv. Following a run of rumours and leaks, the company confirmed its plans, before drip-feeding information, supplying official photos, and talking openly about the new handset.It's now officially launched,... >>

5 things BlackBerry users will love about the BlackBerry Priv

5 things BlackBerry users will love about the BlackBerry Priv

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BlackBerry has finally launched the Priv, its latest handset, making the switch to Android. It's looking to bring together the best features of BlackBerry with the best of Android, launching a flagship-spec handset with a full QWERTY keyboard, as well... >>

5 things Android users will love about the BlackBerry Priv

5 things Android users will love about the BlackBerry Priv

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BlackBerry has finally launched the Priv, its first Android handset. It's looking to bring together the best features of BlackBerry with the best of Android, launching a flagship-spec handset with a full QWERTY keyboard, as well as a range of clever additions. ... >>

BlackBerry Priv vs Nexus 6P, Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, OnePlus 2, LG G4: What's the difference?

BlackBerry Priv vs Nexus 6P, Galaxy S6 edge Plus, Xperia Z5 Premium, OnePlus 2, LG G4: What's the difference?

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BlackBerry has officially unveiled the Priv. It's the company's first handset to run on the Android platform instead of the BlackBerry OS and it has been doing the rounds for the last few weeks, as well as in the months previous, after pre-orders began.... >>

BlackBerry Priv review: A sweet BlackBerry and Android pie
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BlackBerry Priv review: A sweet BlackBerry and Android pie

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BlackBerry has trodden a rocky path these last few years that has lead us to a point that some felt was inevitable. With BB 7 and then BB 10 not really capturing the imagination in the way that iOS and Android have, it was of little surprise when BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry posts official 'Introducing Priv' video to YouTube, watch it here

BlackBerry posts official 'Introducing Priv' video to YouTube, watch it here

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BlackBerry's next device could make or break the company. When you think of smartphones, you likely think of Android, Apple, and Windows phones. BlackBerry comes in at a very distant fourth. But that might soon change, because BlackBerry is going Android.... >>

BlackBerry Priv specs, price and date confirmed, as pre-orders open

BlackBerry Priv specs, price and date confirmed, as pre-orders open

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Somewhat out of the blue, pre-orders for the BlackBerry Priv have opened at Carphone Warehouse, confirming all the details in the process.  The BlackBerry Priv has been one of the worst kept secrets in the smartphone world, with the leaks being so prolific... >>

BlackBerry CEO John Chen officially confirms Priv Android handset

BlackBerry CEO John Chen officially confirms Priv Android handset

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BlackBerry has officially confirmed the launch of the BlackBerry Priv, the rumoured Android slider that's been doing the rounds under the codename BlackBerry Venice. Although there's been no official press release, specs or supporting images, John Chen,... >>

Now the BlackBerry Passport appears on video, running Android

Now the BlackBerry Passport appears on video, running Android

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The Venice isn't the only BlackBerry that might be running Android. There have been rumours that the Passport might be getting an Android makeover too.  There's long been chatter about BlackBerry's relationship with Android. This started with support... >>

This is the BlackBerry Venice slider phone, coming in November and with Google Play Store

This is the BlackBerry Venice slider phone, coming in November and with Google Play Store

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When BlackBerry executive Ron Louks held up a previously announced slider phone at Mobile World Congress earlier this year it took many if not all by surprise. It was only a tease - wasn't even named - but represented an interesting new direction for... >>

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is official: £429, out today in the US

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is official: £429, out today in the US

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BlackBerry fans it's time to get excited, a new version of the Passport is here and it's looking good. The BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition brings design improvements on the original Passport, and is available from today in the US and in the coming... >>

BlackBerry Venice could be the Android BB slider you've been looking for

BlackBerry Venice could be the Android BB slider you've been looking for

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A leopard might not be able to change its spots - this leak comes from "retired" leaker Evan Blass - but it seems BlackBerry might be able to change its OS.  There have been rumours circulating that BlackBerry was taking a lot of interest in what Android... >>

Your next BlackBerry could be running Android, later this year

Your next BlackBerry could be running Android, later this year

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BlackBerry could be about to change tack with a new device that features the Android operating system. Until now BlackBerry devices have coming running BlackBerry's own OS. The move to Android could open up its appeal for those that want both Android... >>

BlackBerry Oslo exists and here are some amazing hands-on shots and specs

BlackBerry Oslo exists and here are some amazing hands-on shots and specs

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Press images of what could turn out to be the replacement for the BlackBerry Passport leaked little over a month ago but there are far better shots of the device now. And they've been accompanied by a raft of leaked specifications too. The hands-on shots... >>

Three new BlackBerry smartphones leaked: Slider, Oslo and Porsche Design

Three new BlackBerry smartphones leaked: Slider, Oslo and Porsche Design

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BlackBerry already teased a slider smartphone from MWC last month and now leaks have revealed it alongside two other smartphones. The BlackBerry Slider or Venice, a successor to the current Passport called Oslo, plus a new Porsche Design Blackberry have... >>

BlackBerry Leap available for pre-order, costs £200 and ships 24 April

BlackBerry Leap available for pre-order, costs £200 and ships 24 April

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BlackBerry has opened its pre-order pages for its latest BlackBerry 10 OS handset. The BlackBerry Leap came as a bit of a surprise during Mobile World Congress in February but garnered a fair amount of attention even though it is aimed at young and start-up... >>

Samsung-made BlackBerry tablet could be further clue to buyout

Samsung-made BlackBerry tablet could be further clue to buyout

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Rumours that Samsung was considering an acquisition of BlackBerry were flying thick and fast in January, but cooled soon after. BlackBerry denied talks were taking place and that seemed to be that. However, you can expect them to start up again as it... >>

What the? All-new BlackBerry slider phone unexpectedly revealed at MWC 2015

What the? All-new BlackBerry slider phone unexpectedly revealed at MWC 2015

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After leading to wide speculation that BlackBerry would mostly concentrate on software this year, thanks to a previous statement, the company pulled a major surprise during its press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona; it will be going... >>

BlackBerry Leap is the 5-inch HD touchscreen smartphone you didn’t see coming

BlackBerry Leap is the 5-inch HD touchscreen smartphone you didn’t see coming

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A new BlackBerry has been announced from Mobile World Congress 2015, dubbed the Leap it's a 5-inch HD touchscreen handset that aims to impress. BlackBerry says the Leap boasts the features of a hero device, including 4G connectivity, with the price of... >>

BlackBerry going software only? Will make more apps for rival platforms

BlackBerry going software only? Will make more apps for rival platforms

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With Mobile World Congress underway in Barcelona, BlackBerry has decided to use the annual conference as a platform for announcing information about its plans for the new year. The company has revealed it will heavily focus on software by delivering a... >>

BlackBerry finally brings its limited edition red BlackBerry Passport to the UK

BlackBerry finally brings its limited edition red BlackBerry Passport to the UK

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Brits can now get their hands on a red Passport. The BlackBerry one, of course. During an investor conference last November, BlackBerry announced some new products and changes in the works. John Chen, the company's CEO, also pulled our a red phone and... >>