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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... >>

BlackBerry 10.3.1 tips and tricks: New features examined

BlackBerry 10.3.1 tips and tricks: New features examined

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 is being rolled out to all BlackBerry 10 smartphones and it brings a whole swathe of new features. Most of them were already available as part of OS 10.3 for the BlackBerry Passport and Porsche Design P'9983, and the Classic comes... >>

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 finally brings Android apps to all BlackBerry 10 phones

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 finally brings Android apps to all BlackBerry 10 phones

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BlackBerry has started to roll out BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 for all of its BlackBerry 10 smartphones which brings them all up to date with the BlackBerry Classic when it comes to new features.The headline feature of those is perhaps the addition of the Amazon... >>

BlackBerry demands new law to force Apple and Netflix to develop BlackBerry apps

BlackBerry demands new law to force Apple and Netflix to develop BlackBerry apps

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BlackBerry boss John Chen has posted a remarkable open letter to US president Barack Obama and the US Senate, demanding that it considers making companies like Apple and Netflix make their apps available on BlackBerry phones.As the issue of net neutrality... >>

BlackBerry Classic review: Timeless, or stuck in the past?
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Classic review: Timeless, or stuck in the past?

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For many, the BlackBerry was the first rung on the smartphone ladder. In fact, the BlackBerry was the smartphone in a sea of inconsistent feature phones; a phone doing things that no other could.But now BlackBerry is weathering the storm, having fallen... >>

Which mobile platform to choose: Are all the apps you need available?

Which mobile platform to choose: Are all the apps you need available?

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When deciding upon which phone to purchase, it's not always about how many megapixels the phone's camera boasts or whether there is a Qualcomm processor inside. You likely care more about the mobile platform it's based upon and the types of apps available.Although... >>

Samsung reportedly wants to buy BlackBerry for $7.5 billion, but BB denies rumours

Samsung reportedly wants to buy BlackBerry for $7.5 billion, but BB denies rumours

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Samsung wants to buy BlackBerry for its patent portfolio, it's claimed.Ever since BlackBerry announced in 2013 that it would consider selling, several reports have speculated about all the possibly-interested suitors. The company of course decided to... >>

BlackBerry roadmap coming at MWC 2015: Here's what it thinks will win customers back

BlackBerry roadmap coming at MWC 2015: Here's what it thinks will win customers back

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BlackBerry has launched a significant device in the BlackBerry Classic, an update to the popular Bold 9900. At the launch event, BlackBerry confirmed that it would be revealing its future roadmap at Mobile World Congress 2015, so you can expect to see... >>

BlackBerry Classic hands-on: A Bold move

BlackBerry Classic hands-on: A Bold move

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BlackBerry today officially pulled the covers off the BlackBerry Classic, a device looking to recapture the glory days of BlackBerry's past.It harks back to the very popular BlackBerry Bold with BlackBerry claiming that the Classic is a "upgrade" to the... >>

BlackBerry Classic vs BlackBerry Passport: Which should you choose?

BlackBerry Classic vs BlackBerry Passport: Which should you choose?

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Although its been on pre-order for a short while already, BlackBerry has now official unveiled the BlackBerry Classic, its smartphone that combines the new elements of the BlackBerry 10 operating system with some of the traditional, much-loved features... >>

BlackBerry Classic officially launches to 'upgrade' the Bold experience

BlackBerry Classic officially launches to 'upgrade' the Bold experience

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BlackBerry has officially launched the BlackBerry Classic. Having been teased through most of 2015 - and available for pre-order for the past few weeks - the final details of this device have now been revealed.The BlackBerry Classic is a return to form... >>

BlackBerry Classic available for pre-order, could it be a return to form?

BlackBerry Classic available for pre-order, could it be a return to form?

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BlackBerry has quietly put its latest handset up for pre-order in the UK. You can secure yourself a BlackBerry Classic on the company's own website now.There hasn't been much of a fanfare by the manufacturer over the phone's release but some feel that... >>

Limited red BlackBerry Passport to launch on Black Friday, followed by BlackBerry Classic in December

Limited red BlackBerry Passport to launch on Black Friday, followed by BlackBerry Classic in December

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During an investor conference in San Francisco, BlackBerry announced some new products and changes in the works.John Chen, the company's CEO, revealed on 13 November that a new BlackBerry Classic device, which it first teased earlier this year, will debut... >>

BlackBerry says no new handsets for foreseeable future, but here are the ones it will focus on

BlackBerry says no new handsets for foreseeable future, but here are the ones it will focus on

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BlackBerry is still completing its get-back-on-track plan and can't afford to launch too many new devices.John Chen, the company's CEO, told Reuters that BlackBerry has sold assets, landed key partnerships, and raised cash - all while following the first... >>

BlackBerry Classic detailed in leaked spec sheet and photos, coming this year

BlackBerry Classic detailed in leaked spec sheet and photos, coming this year

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Before the year is out, BlackBerry will reportedly launch a new device called Classic.According to tech blog N4BB, which obtained both leaked photos and a spec list of the yet-to-be-announced device, BlackBerry's Classic will bring back the five-button... >>

New BlackBerry Passport leak shows the flagship dressed in gold

New BlackBerry Passport leak shows the flagship dressed in gold

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BlackBerry could be getting ready to announce a gold version of the BlackBerry Passport, it's claimed.The world has already seen black and porcelain white versions of the BlackBerry Passport, and many reports speculated BlackBerry would eventually launch... >>

BlackBerry Blend: The power of a BlackBerry without having it in the room

BlackBerry Blend: The power of a BlackBerry without having it in the room

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BlackBerry is hoping to making working from home while still accessing your company intranet a lot easier with a new service called BlackBerry Blend.The new feature, which is a part of the new BB 10.3 OS, will be available for BlackBerry Passport and... >>

BlackBerry Passport review: It's not hip to be square
2.0 stars

BlackBerry Passport review: It's not hip to be square

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The BlackBerry Passport breaks smartphone design tradition and offers something we've never seen the likes of before: a square display in a device with (you guessed it) a passport-sized footprint. The Canadian company certainly had to do something different... >>

Porsche Design P'9983: The £1400 BlackBerry for power professionals (hands-on)

Porsche Design P'9983: The £1400 BlackBerry for power professionals (hands-on)

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Porsche Design made its first smartphone in 2007, before partnering with BlackBerry (then RIM) in 2011 on the P'9981. Jump to the present day and we have the Porsche Design P'9983, which is based on the BlackBerry Q10.In the words of BlackBerry and Porsche... >>

BlackBerry Passport to cost $599 off-contract in US after Wednesday launch

BlackBerry Passport to cost $599 off-contract in US after Wednesday launch

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Blackbery's latest smartphone, which is perfect for Instagram snaps, will cost less than $600 when it launches in the US this week.The Wall Street Journal has reported the BlackBerry Passport smartphone will go on sale Wednesday in the US for $599 without... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 now official and it looks gorgeous

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 now official and it looks gorgeous

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BlackBerry has officially lifted the lid on its latest collaborative product with Porsche. The Porsche Design P'9983 has been leaked and rumoured for a while, but the phone is now a reality, having been unveiled at an "exclusive event" in Dubai.Running... >>

BlackBerry ‘See The Bigger Picture’ event set for 24 September, possibly for Passport?

BlackBerry ‘See The Bigger Picture’ event set for 24 September, possibly for Passport?

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BlackBerry has announced three invite-only press events scheduled for 24 September.The company didn't reveal what exactly it planned to unveil at the press events located in Toronto, London, and Dubai, but it offered any anxious fans and consumers the... >>