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Porsche Design P’9982 smartphone from BlackBerry officially announced

Porsche Design P’9982 smartphone from BlackBerry officially announced

By 19 November 2013

Porsche Design has created another BlackBerry smartphone, this time with the BB 10.2 operating system. The Porsche Design P'9982 smartphone from BlackBerry extends the range, featuring a satin-finished frame made from stainless steel, with a leather covered... >>

BlackBerry Z50 with quad-core processor tipped for Q3 2014, BlackBerry Q30 a little earlier

BlackBerry Z50 with quad-core processor tipped for Q3 2014, BlackBerry Q30 a little earlier

By 18 November 2013

An executive shake-up and a new round of funding apparently won't deter BlackBerry from trying to make a comeback. The company is planning a new BlackBerry Z50 all-touch flagship and BlackBerry Q30 handset for the next year, according to reports out of... >>

Smartphone market: Android 81 per cent, Apple 12 per cent, Windows 3.6 per cent, BlackBerry 1.7 per cent - but guess who’s improving fastest?

Smartphone market: Android 81 per cent, Apple 12 per cent, Windows 3.6 per cent, BlackBerry 1.7 per cent - but guess who’s improving fastest?

By 15 November 2013

The smartphone market has taken a huge lunge in the direction of Android since Samsung started beating the iPhone with its mighty Galaxy handsets. Now Android accounts for 81 per cent of the mobile phone use worldwide. READ: Best smartphones 2013: The... >>

Purported BlackBerry C-series handset leaks, packing what looks to be a budget punch

Purported BlackBerry C-series handset leaks, packing what looks to be a budget punch

By 15 November 2013

It's been a while since we've heard anything about a new device out of BlackBerry, given its internal struggles. Luckily for the BlackBerry lovers in the crowd, CrackBerry was able to score shots of what looks to be an upcoming C-Series smartphone that... >>

BBM for iOS updated with support for non-3G/4G iPad and iPod touch

BBM for iOS updated with support for non-3G/4G iPad and iPod touch

By 14 November 2013

As expected, BlackBerry has updated BBM for iOS with support for Wi-Fi-only iOS devices, including iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPod touch devices, bringing several enhancements along with it.  Previously, the app only... >>

BBM coming to Wi-Fi iPads within 24 hours

BBM coming to Wi-Fi iPads within 24 hours

By 14 November 2013

BlackBerry has confirmed that a new version of BBM hitting iTunes within 24 hours will work on Wi-Fi-only iOS devices, including iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPod touch devices. (See update below) The first version of... >>

BlackBerry Z30 is a Verizon exclusive in US, goes on sale this week

BlackBerry Z30 is a Verizon exclusive in US, goes on sale this week

By 12 November 2013

It was already known that the BlackBerry Z30 would exclusively land at Verizon in the US, but now we know exactly when it will arrive. Mark your calendars for 14 November. BlackBerry's 5-inch flagship will release on Thursday in the country for $199.99... >>

BlackBerry's new chief John Chen will get roughly $88m in pay package

BlackBerry's new chief John Chen will get roughly $88m in pay package

By 11 November 2013

BlackBerry's new chairman and interim CEO will have quite the impressive pay package. A filing with the SEC on Monday revealed John Chen - tasked with bringing BlackBerry back from the dead - will receive roughly $88 million over the next five years. ... >>

Lenovo's BlackBerry bid blocked by Canada over security concerns

Lenovo's BlackBerry bid blocked by Canada over security concerns

By 5 November 2013

Before BlackBerry ousted its CEO and opted to finance and shake up things even further on the executive level, Beijing-based Lenovo considered a bid to buy the struggling company. We reported in October that Lenovo's name surfaced when BlackBerry went... >>

BlackBerry won't shut down handset business, despite ousting CEO

BlackBerry won't shut down handset business, despite ousting CEO

By 4 November 2013

Within hours of axing CEO Thorsten Heins and giving up the search for a buyer, BlackBerry's new CEO clarified that the company has no plans to shut down its handset business. Citing John Chen, the new chief executive officer of BlackBerry (pictured above), Reuters... >>