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Facebook for BlackBerry 10 updated with Facebook chat, quicker scrolling and more

Facebook for BlackBerry 10 updated with Facebook chat, quicker scrolling and more

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BlackBerry has updated its Facebook app for BlackBerry 10 to version 10.2.1, bringing along several features for the social networking junkies in the crowd. The release brings the Facebook app for BlackBerry closer to that found on other platforms. The... >>

High-end BlackBerry Z30 leaked alongside Z10 and Q5, includes five rows of apps

High-end BlackBerry Z30 leaked alongside Z10 and Q5, includes five rows of apps

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BlackBerry is expected to launch a high-end BlackBerry Z30 (once named the BlackBerry A10) on the market in the coming months, and in turn, it's seen plenty of leak action. CrackBerry is the latest to give us a taste, dropping images of the Z30 compared... >>

BBM comes to Android, but only for Samsung Galaxy owners in Africa

BBM comes to Android, but only for Samsung Galaxy owners in Africa

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Samsung has announced that the anticipated BBM app for Android will soon be available through the Google Play and Samsung App store, but only for those Samsung Galaxy users in Africa.While BlackBerry itself has remained tightlipped on the actual release... >>

Porsche designed BlackBerry P'9982 leaked, suggested to retail for $2,000

Porsche designed BlackBerry P'9982 leaked, suggested to retail for $2,000

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BlackBerry and Porsche look to be continuing their smartphone developing ways with another pricey Porsche designed handset in the BlackBerry arsenal. The first was the P'9981 in 2012, a revamped version of the Bold 9900. Now it's the BlackBerry Z10's... >>

BlackBerry rolls out limited BBM for iOS and Android beta, ahead of mass release

BlackBerry rolls out limited BBM for iOS and Android beta, ahead of mass release

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Cross-platform BlackBerry BBM messaging was announced by CEO Thorsten Heins on stage at the BlackBerry Live conference in May, with the promise of it landing by the end of the summer. Now in the heat of the season, BlackBerry looks to be ramping up... >>

New BlackBerry 10.1 maintainance release rolling out globally, UK now, US end of summer

New BlackBerry 10.1 maintainance release rolling out globally, UK now, US end of summer

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BlackBerry has issued a maintenance release for BlackBerry 10.1 in several countries around the world which adds even more features and fixes. It is now available as a free download in Europe, Middle East, Africa, most regions in Asia, Australia and... >>

BlackBerry A10 hands-on pictures and video appear online, look to be the real deal

BlackBerry A10 hands-on pictures and video appear online, look to be the real deal

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The BlackBerry A10 - expected to replace the Z10 as the Canadian company's flagship non-Qwerty keyboard phone - has been leaked left, right and centre, and now a series of hands-on photos and a YouTube video of the purported device have appeared online. Vietnamese... >>

BlackBerry boss Heins 'not happy' with carriers over OS update cycles

BlackBerry boss Heins 'not happy' with carriers over OS update cycles

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Thorsten Heins, CEO of BlackBerry, has complained about the staggered rollout cycles for upgrades to BlackBerry 10. In particular, he believes that carriers have a responsibility to ensure that all BlackBerry phone users have an operating system update... >>

BlackBerry's A10 upcoming flagship surfaces again in online video

BlackBerry's A10 upcoming flagship surfaces again in online video

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A single photo of the upcoming BlackBerry A10 leaked last week, and now the flagship smartphone has resurfaced in a short video on YouTube.The recently discovered footage shows a handset, which looks identical to the leaked A10 image from last week, equipped... >>

Leaked images give first look at high-spec BlackBerry A10

Leaked images give first look at high-spec BlackBerry A10

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Numerous details about the BlackBerry A10 emerged just yesterday, but now a set of images have leaked and allegedly reveal what BlackBerry’s flagship handset for 2013 could look like.  Read: BlackBerry's next flagship A10 touchscreen phone to release... >>

BlackBerry Q5
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BlackBerry Q5

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With the flagship Z10 and Q10 BlackBerry handsets out of the way, attention turns to something further down the scale, the BlackBerry Q5, a Qwerty handset that doesn't quite hit all the highs of the Q10.It steps somewhere into the path of the old BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry 10.2 toast notifications, WiFi Direct, suggested by leaked screenshots

BlackBerry 10.2 toast notifications, WiFi Direct, suggested by leaked screenshots

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BlackBerry 10 owners may be getting some added functionality with the arrival of 10.2, with new leaked screenshots showing a range of additional features.The most notable, to us, is enhanced notifications that you can immediately action. Currently, BB... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #134 - Windows 8.1 Preview hands-on, BlackBerry and Amazon AutoRip

Pocket-lint Podcast #134 - Windows 8.1 Preview hands-on, BlackBerry and Amazon AutoRip

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Windows 8.1 Preview is available to download for free so we look at the features Microsoft has added that will make the final consumer version of the update an essential installation. And yes, the start button is back.Plus, the team looks at BlackBerry's... >>

BlackBerry PlayBook will not get BlackBerry 10 after all, promise broken

BlackBerry PlayBook will not get BlackBerry 10 after all, promise broken

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Thorsten Heins has revealed that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet device will not be upgraded to BlackBerry 10, reneging on a promise he made in January.Speaking on an investors' call after the company's first quarter financial year 2014 earnings report... >>

BlackBerry sells 6.8 million smartphones in fiscal year Q1, but BB10 is 'still in the early stages'

BlackBerry sells 6.8 million smartphones in fiscal year Q1, but BB10 is 'still in the early stages'

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BlackBerry has posted its earnings report for the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 (April-June 2013) and while the company shifted 6.8 million smartphones, including the Z10 and Q10 BlackBerry 10 devices, it still made a significant loss of $84 million.Thorsten... >>

BBM for iPhone and Android release date set [update]

BBM for iPhone and Android release date set [update]

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Using its official Twitter account, T-Mobile UK has spilled the beans on when BlackBerry Messenger is coming to iOS and Android: Thursday 27 June.It was announced in the middle of May during the company's BlackBerry Live developers' conference in Florida,... >>

Budget BlackBerry reportedly leaks with scaled-down touchscreen

Budget BlackBerry reportedly leaks with scaled-down touchscreen

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BlackBerry looks to be sticking with its promise of six BlackBerry 10 handsets this year. A new leak shows off BlackBerry's latest entry-level to mid-range handset, that looks to be a scaled-down version of the flagship BlackBerry Z10. Could this be a... >>

BlackBerry 10.2 shown off in new video, ahead of release later this year

BlackBerry 10.2 shown off in new video, ahead of release later this year

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BlackBerry users are still eagerly waiting for BlackBerry 10.1 to be released to the masses later this year, but that isn't stopping the Canada-based BlackBerry from getting cracking on BlackBerry 10.2. A new video takes a close look at the new build.BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry says preloaded BBM could arrive on competing handsets

BlackBerry says preloaded BBM could arrive on competing handsets

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Following news that BlackBerry plans to launch its next flagship smartphone in November, a RIM executive has admitted that BlackBerry is working with handset manufacturers to get its messaging service preloaded on other devices.Speaking to CNET on... >>

BlackBerry's next flagship A10 touchscreen phone to release in November?

BlackBerry's next flagship A10 touchscreen phone to release in November?

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BlackBerry allegedly plans to launch its next flagship smartphone, called the BlackBerry A10, in time for the Christmas holiday.CNET reported on Wednesday that BlackBerry's forthcoming all-touchscreen handset - pegged as the high-end successor to the... >>

Google to Microsoft and BlackBerry: Get more users and we'll make you some apps

Google to Microsoft and BlackBerry: Get more users and we'll make you some apps

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Sundar Pichai, the head of Android and Chrome at Google, has said that when Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 get more users, Google will start building more dedicated apps for them."We want to reach as many people as possible," Pichai told Walt Mossberg... >>

BlackBerry confirms BB10.2 coming later this year with Emojis, multiple alarms

BlackBerry confirms BB10.2 coming later this year with Emojis, multiple alarms

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While BlackBerry 10.1 is still in beta stages, that's not stopping the Canada-based BlackBerry from getting to work on the following version. BlackBerry product manager Michael Clewley shared changes that BlackBerry 10.2 will bring when speaking to CrackBerry. Clewley... >>

Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9981 goes gold, misses the Q10 memo

Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9981 goes gold, misses the Q10 memo

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Porsche Design has added a gold version of its luxury tweak of the BlackBerry Bold to its line-up of handsets. We know that Porsche is sometimes slow to evolve its design, if its motorcars are anything to go by, but someone seems to have missed the fact... >>

Windows Phone overtakes BlackBerry OS for first time, third in global league behind Android and iOS

Windows Phone overtakes BlackBerry OS for first time, third in global league behind Android and iOS

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Latest statistics from the International Data Corporation show that Windows Phone has finally overtaken BlackBerry OS as the third-largest mobile phone operating system in market share. They both lag behind iOS and Android, but it is a significant step... >>