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BlackBerry signs Alicia Keys as global creative director

BlackBerry signs Alicia Keys as global creative director

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Singer and music artist Alicia Keys has been signed by BlackBerry - formerly RIM - to be the brand's global creative director.She will be using the newly released BlackBerry 10 smartphone BlackBerry Z10 to document her experiences when on her global tour,... >>

BBM Video takes on Skype and FaceTime

BBM Video takes on Skype and FaceTime

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The company formerly called RIM - now just BlackBerry - has announced that its BBM service will now add video calling into the mix, as it looks to expand beyond the text and recently added voice capabilities of the instant messaging service.The new BBM... >>

BlackBerry Z10 officially unveiled, 4.2-inch touchscreen, BB10 and 1.5GHz dual-core processor

BlackBerry Z10 officially unveiled, 4.2-inch touchscreen, BB10 and 1.5GHz dual-core processor

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BlackBerry has launched the BlackBerry Z10. The new phone runs the latest BlackBerry 10 operating system and features a 4.2-inch touchscreen. Unusually for the company, the handset doesn't have a hardware Qwerty keyboard, but then this is no ordinary... >>

BlackBerry Q10 revealed: BB10's Bold (video)

BlackBerry Q10 revealed: BB10's Bold (video)

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The company formerly called RIM, now just BlackBerry, has officially unveiled the BlackBerry Q10 - the new name for the rumoured X10. It's a Qwerty keyboard-touting launch handset for its new BlackBerry 10 operating system.Looking much like a BlackBerry... >>

RIM changes name to BlackBerry, officially launches BlackBerry 10

RIM changes name to BlackBerry, officially launches BlackBerry 10

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RIM has taken to the stage to introduce the world to its new operating system, BlackBerry 10, at events in London, New York, Toronto, Paris, Johannesburg, Dubai, Jakarta and New Delhi.With previews and leaks acting as a precursor to the launch, there's... >>

Carphone Warehouse has BlackBerry Z10 stock ready to go, white version inbound (pictures)

Carphone Warehouse has BlackBerry Z10 stock ready to go, white version inbound (pictures)

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Carphone Warehouse received its BlackBerry Z10 stock earlier today and, like Vodafone and Phones 4u, will be stocking the new BlackBerry 10 handset from tomorrow 31 January, Pocket-lint has learnt.In addition, stores have been sent a dummy white version... >>

BlackBerry 10 launch: We're here in London

BlackBerry 10 launch: We're here in London

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Today RIM is launching its anticipated BlackBerry 10 operating system in a bid to regain some of its former smartphone glory.With simultaneous global events taking place over the next few hours, RIM will be announcing the new software platform, BlackBerry... >>

New BlackBerry World store goes live in anticipation for BlackBerry 10

New BlackBerry World store goes live in anticipation for BlackBerry 10

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You'd have to live in a cave not to know that RIM's new mobile device operating system, BlackBerry 10, was launching today. A cave with no doors, windows or internet connection.At 3pm UK time, the company will be hosting launch events across the globe... >>

BlackBerry 10 launch: How to follow the action

BlackBerry 10 launch: How to follow the action

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It has been well over a year since RIM first announced that it was working on BlackBerry 10 - then called BBX but quickly renamed BlackBerry OS 10 - and now the day has come when it will unveil its efforts to the world. Officially, at least.There have... >>

UK High Street: BlackBerry Z10 on sale Thursday 31 January, not launch day

UK High Street: BlackBerry Z10 on sale Thursday 31 January, not launch day

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The UK High Street is primed for the launch of the BlackBerry Z10. Pocket-lint has spoken to a number of stores to find out when they will be getting stock of the new RIM flagship phone. Several Vodafone stores in London have confirmed to Pocket-lint... >>

BlackBerry World for BB10 to take on iTunes at its own game, with music, movies and TV shows

BlackBerry World for BB10 to take on iTunes at its own game, with music, movies and TV shows

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Research in Motion has announced that for the launch on Wednesday of its next-generation mobile device operating system BlackBerry 10, the new BlackBerry World store will offer an "extensive catalogue" of movies, TV shows and music.Most movies, it says,... >>

BB10 has a lot to do, Android and iOS on 92 per cent of smartphone shipments

BB10 has a lot to do, Android and iOS on 92 per cent of smartphone shipments

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Research by Strategy Analytics has found that operating systems Android and iOS combined made up for a record 92 per cent of smartphones shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012. That leaves a mere 8 per cent to RIM's BlackBerry, Microsoft's Windows Phone... >>

BlackBerry World apps now cheaper as minimum price drops

BlackBerry World apps now cheaper as minimum price drops

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RIM has announced a new change to its BlackBerry World, bringing the lowest tier of app pricing from £1.00 to £0.75 ahead of BlackBerry 10's launch this month. "The goal of this adjustment is to ensure prices are in line with currency fluctuations... >>

BlackBerry Z10 to be priced at £480 unlocked?

BlackBerry Z10 to be priced at £480 unlocked?

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As we await the arrival of the rumoured BlackBerry Z10 at the end of January, little information has been shared about pricing. But according to a new leak, it will be £30 less than an unlocked iPhone 5.Engadget obtained an internal screenshot of the... >>

RIM to air Super Bowl ad showing off BB10, tease BB10 tablets

RIM to air Super Bowl ad showing off BB10, tease BB10 tablets

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RIM has announced that shortly after it debuts BlackBerry 10 worldwide on 30 January, the company plans to run a Super Bowl ad hyping the new mobile OS on 3 February. In its release, RIM also confirmed the arrival of BlackBerry 10 tablets at some point.... >>

Lenovo looks to boost mobile, is a deal with RIM on the cards?

Lenovo looks to boost mobile, is a deal with RIM on the cards?

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The world's second-largest PC manufacturer is looking to juice up its line of handsets, with a potential partnership with RIM, which is launching BlackBerry 10 at the end of January.Lenovo is mulling over the potential deal to help business as the PC... >>

BlackBerry 10 gains another 20,000 app submissions in under two days

BlackBerry 10 gains another 20,000 app submissions in under two days

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With BlackBerry 10's launch at the end of January, RIM has garnered an additional 19,071 apps for the BlackBerry World in 36 hours, thanks to the last Port-a-Thon event held over the weekend. RIM's third Port-a-Thon event, which allows developers to... >>

RIM takes on Android, as Samsung trashes BlackBerry users in new advert

RIM takes on Android, as Samsung trashes BlackBerry users in new advert

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A war between BlackBerry and Android is about to ensue, as RIM works to outshine Google and Samsung bashes BlackBerry business users.RIM has announced its BlackBerry Live conference for 14-16 May, the same time as Google's I/O conference takes place in... >>

BlackBerry App World redesigned and renamed... BlackBerry World

BlackBerry App World redesigned and renamed... BlackBerry World

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BlackBerry App World has a new look and a new name. Now called BlackBerry World, the desktop version of the renamed store is already live. RIM is going to start rolling out the BlackBerry World name to smartphones and the PlayBook, as well, we presume,... >>

RIM mulls over hardware division sale and further explores BB10 licensing to other manufacturers

RIM mulls over hardware division sale and further explores BB10 licensing to other manufacturers

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The launch of BlackBerry 10 is just around the corner now and RIM is still keen on the idea that the new operating system could find its way on to handsets made by other manufacturers. There is even the notion that the company could ditch its hardware... >>

BlackBerry Z10 sample photo posted to flickr after trip to the beach

BlackBerry Z10 sample photo posted to flickr after trip to the beach

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We've seen plenty of leaked photos of the BlackBerry Z10, and now we get to see what the BlackBerry Z10 photo capabilities are like, thanks to a photo discovered on flickr.In what is clearly a gaff by the user who, didn't really grasp that by uploading... >>

More BlackBerry 10 details revealed, as training manual leaked

More BlackBerry 10 details revealed, as training manual leaked

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BlackBerry 10 will be launched officially by RIM at special press events in several cities around the world on 30 January. We expect few surprises as it - and the handsets that will be launched at the same time - has been thoroughly exposed through all... >>

More BlackBerry 10 N-Series (X10) shots leak, showing off the Qwerty keyboard

More BlackBerry 10 N-Series (X10) shots leak, showing off the Qwerty keyboard

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More shots of the BlackBerry 10 N-Series (X10) handset have leaked, offering another clear look at the device's build and Qwerty keyboard, ahead of its rumoured unveiling at RIM's press event this month. An Instagram user posted the photos of a prototype... >>

BlackBerry Z10 review appears with all the details, not so sure RIM would approve

BlackBerry Z10 review appears with all the details, not so sure RIM would approve

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RIM is set to officially unveil its BlackBerry 10 operating system and the devices that will first carry it on 30 January in several countries around the globe. However, the event will now be like a date with a famous porn star, there's very little else... >>

BlackBerry 10 gains 15,000 app submissions in under two days

BlackBerry 10 gains 15,000 app submissions in under two days

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RIM has garnered 15,000 BlackBerry 10 apps in less than 48 hours, thanks to eager developers as the new mobile OS launch arrives later this month.Canada-based RIM held its second Port-a-Thon event over the weekend, offering developers incentives such... >>

RIM confirms six BlackBerry 10 devices to launch in 2013

RIM confirms six BlackBerry 10 devices to launch in 2013

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RIM plans to release a total of six BlackBerry 10 handsets on various different carriers worldwide during 2013, the company has confirmed."We intend over time as we transition the portfolio to have a full range of devices," CMO Frank Boulben said in a... >>

Hottest gadgets for 2013

Hottest gadgets for 2013

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To kick off the new year, we thought it might be a good idea to take a look through some of the expected tech launches in 2013.Before you start back-flipping with excitement, none of this list has been confirmed, most of it comes from rumours. Still,... >>

BlackBerry 'L-Series' Z10 revealed in yet more pictures, including test image taken with new phone's camera

BlackBerry 'L-Series' Z10 revealed in yet more pictures, including test image taken with new phone's camera

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No sooner had we written that we fully expect leaks and rumours about the forthcoming BlackBerry 10 smartphones to ramp up before the official unveiling on 30 January, than even more leaked pictures appear of one of the devices.This time it's the BlackBerry... >>

New BlackBerry 10 N-Series (X10) pictures leak, showing off the QWERTY keyboard in full

New BlackBerry 10 N-Series (X10) pictures leak, showing off the QWERTY keyboard in full

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Until RIM finally unveils the two new BlackBerry 10 handsets it will launch at its press events on 30 January, there will be plenty of leaks and speculation, as previously stated,  The latest concerns the more elusive of the two devices, the Qwerty... >>

Winners and losers of 2012

Winners and losers of 2012

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This has been quite a year in technology. This time last year our pockets were filled with the likes of the Galaxy Nexus and the iPhone 4S. Now it’s all about quad-cores and Instagram on Android. Crazy eh?For consumer and company alike 2012 was mostly... >>

Video chat for BBM in BlackBerry 10

Video chat for BBM in BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry 10 is getting more exciting by the minute. First the confirmed 30 January launch date and now leaked pics of the new BBM video chat in action.CEO Thorsten Heins had hinted heavily at its inclusion, but until now we hadn't seen any pics of it... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 Black launches 2 January

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 Black launches 2 January

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The hugely expensive Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9981 Black is to go on sale on 2 January exclusively at Harrods Technology, priced at £1,390.The phone is identical to the original titanium version that we reviewed back in February of this year. The... >>

BlackBerry 10 Qwerty phone captured in blurry leaked photo

BlackBerry 10 Qwerty phone captured in blurry leaked photo

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We might be waiting patiently for the official announcement of BlackBerry 10 on 30 January, but that doesn’t stop us from enjoying more leaks from Research In Motion, this time a blurry picture of the rumoured Qwerty keyboard model.If the image is correct,... >>

BlackBerry L-Series BB10 phone to be BlackBerry Z10 and come in white too

BlackBerry L-Series BB10 phone to be BlackBerry Z10 and come in white too

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There's still over a month to go until the official unveiling of the two handsets it is widely believed RIM will launch with BlackBerry 10 at its press event, so we're certain there will be plenty of speculation, rumour and more than the odd leak or two... >>

New version of BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 coming, this time in black

New version of BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 coming, this time in black

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Porsche Design, the high-end merchandise arm of the German sports car brand, has followed-up its super swanky P'9981 BlackBerry smartphone with a new model.Again called the Porsche Design P'9981, but with the suffix "Black", the new version has all of... >>

Who is offering BlackBerry 10 from day one?

Who is offering BlackBerry 10 from day one?

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BlackBerry's latest and hopefully (for the company) it's greatest operating system, BlackBerry 10, has now been confirmed as being stocked by most major UK networks.Leaks and rumours have all pointed to launch day stock and now mobile networks have started... >>

You've seen the L-Series, now here's the BlackBerry 10 UI

You've seen the L-Series, now here's the BlackBerry 10 UI

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It is now confirmed that we'll get to see the real deal on 30 January, as RIM has invited the press to its event where BlackBerry 10 will officially be launched - along with, as expected, two handsets, the L-Series and a traditional Qwerty device. However,... >>

BlackBerry 10 global launch invites go out, as leak implies Vodafone stock from day one

BlackBerry 10 global launch invites go out, as leak implies Vodafone stock from day one

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BlackBerry 10 is to get a global launch on 30 January with events planned for New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Johannesburg and Dubai, according to invitations currently being sent out to the press. BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion hopes... >>

Behold the BlackBerry 10 L-Series smartphone in all its glory, great pictures and video leaked

Behold the BlackBerry 10 L-Series smartphone in all its glory, great pictures and video leaked

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Vietnamese website tinhte.vn has done it again. The site that has managed to spring more leaks than a galleon shipping a consignment of wood worm. This time it claims to have got its hands on a BlackBerry L-Series, the new BB 10 flagship device not expected... >>

BlackBerry 10 smartphone pictures found in BB 10 code

BlackBerry 10 smartphone pictures found in BB 10 code

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It started with a teaser of the new BB 10 device on RIMs website, and now the same image has been found, in full, in the BlackBerry Dev Alpha code released this week. Like the teaser, one of the new images is just the back of the new BB 10 smartphone... >>

BBM 7 adds voice as RIM teases BB 10 device

BBM 7 adds voice as RIM teases BB 10 device

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Research In Motion has released BlackBerry Messenger 7, adding new voice capabilities over Wi-Fi as it teases a BlackBerry 10 device on its websites around the world.BBM 7 users will now be able to make free voice calls to their BBM contacts around the... >>

New BlackBerry 10 prototype phone announced, has QWERTY keyboard

New BlackBerry 10 prototype phone announced, has QWERTY keyboard

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RIM has announced a new prototype BlackBerry 10 handset for developers, which comes with a Qwerty keyboard to allow them to test their apps on a more traditional BlackBerry device. The other prototype, released to developers back in April, was a touchscreen-only... >>

BlackBerry London BB10 smartphone pictures leak again

BlackBerry London BB10 smartphone pictures leak again

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Pictures of a device that is purportedly the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone have leaked, and we have to say that it's remarkably similar to the one seen in a promo video that appeared online in September, albeit briefly.The BlackBerry London (BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry now lets you make free calls over Wi-Fi with BBM v7.0

BlackBerry now lets you make free calls over Wi-Fi with BBM v7.0

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RIM has issued an update to BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) that opens up the ability to make free voice calls to other BlackBerry users over Wi-Fi. Think Apple's FaceTime without the "Face".Called BBM Voice, the new part of the messenger service allows... >>