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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. ... >>

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,... >>

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.... >>

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 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. ... >>

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... >>

No iPad support for BBM at launch, says BlackBerry

No iPad support for BBM at launch, says BlackBerry

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BlackBerry has revealed that iPad is not part of its BBM for iOS plans, at least not initially. It is concentrating on iPhone first, with possible tablet support coming at a later date. During its BlackBerry Live conference in Florida, the company revealed... >>

BlackBerry Q5 vs BlackBerry Q10: What's the difference?

BlackBerry Q5 vs BlackBerry Q10: What's the difference?

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BlackBerry has announced the Q5, a new mid-ranged handset which should replace the Curve in its Qwerty keyboard-packing form. So there are now two Qwerty keyboard handsets that run BlackBerry 10: the Q10 and the Q5. But which should you choose? How do... >>

BlackBerry Q5 confirmed for sale in the UK

BlackBerry Q5 confirmed for sale in the UK

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BlackBerry's Q5 has been confirmed for sale in the UK by Phones 4u. The phone, which is planned for release from July, will be the first mid-range handset to run the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. While Phones 4u didn't go into date or price specifics,... >>

BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has just announced the Q5, a mid-range Qwerty keyboard handset designed for emerging markets and those after something cheaper than the Q10 or Z10 flagship products. Long rumoured as the R10, the new phone should replace the Curve in BlackBerry's... >>

BBM coming to iOS and Android this summer

BBM coming to iOS and Android this summer

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BlackBerry's BBM messaging service is finally coming to Android and iOS. The long-rumoured release of BBM on handsets other than BlackBerry's own was announced by CEO Thorsten Heins on stage at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Florida "We are... >>

BlackBerry launches BBM Channels, a new way for brands to use BBM

BlackBerry launches BBM Channels, a new way for brands to use BBM

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BlackBerry has given BBM a radical rethink. The service, which has traditionally formed the basis of chat for its hardcore fans, will now have Facebook Pages-style channels. BBM Channels works by giving brands an updateable page which can be shared within... >>

BlackBerry conducts first phone to car video call via BB10-powered Bentley

BlackBerry conducts first phone to car video call via BB10-powered Bentley

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Remember the crazy QNX-powered Bentley Continental GTC at CES? BlackBerry brought it out on stage at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Florida, to show off one of its new functions. The car, which has an entertainment system powered entirely... >>