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BlackBerry 10 specs reveal both touchscreen and Qwerty devices planned

BlackBerry 10 specs reveal both touchscreen and Qwerty devices planned

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Details have emerged of what we can expect from RIM’s first BlackBerry 10 devices, after an internal document naming the BlackBerry L-series and BlackBerry N-series was leaked.The BlackBerry L-series refers to the new operating system's touchscreen... >>

No QWERTY keyboard for first BlackBerry 10 phone

No QWERTY keyboard for first BlackBerry 10 phone

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Research in Motion has revealed that the first smartphone to carry BlackBerry 10, its new mobile operating system, will not come with one of its trademark Qwerty keyboards. Instead, the handset will be geared up to take on the likes of the new iPhone... >>

Jeep Wrangler with futuristic dashboard courtesy of RIM-owned QNX shown off

Jeep Wrangler with futuristic dashboard courtesy of RIM-owned QNX shown off

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QNX has been talking about the future of cars, and it's all about customisation.The operating system has been demoed in a Jeep Wrangler Sahara and sees the digital instrument cluster (that’s a dashboard to us Brits) configured according to your personal... >>

Tomorrow's SIM card will be even smaller, as nano SIM design approved

Tomorrow's SIM card will be even smaller, as nano SIM design approved

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The organisation that sets the standard for size and design of the SIM cards we put in our phones has just approved an even smaller SIM card to be used in the phones of tomorrow.Dubbed the nano SIM, the new card will be 40 per cent smaller than the current... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9320
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Curve 9320

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There hasn't been a huge amount of change in the world of BlackBerry in recent years. A design tweak here and nip and tuck to the user interface there, but that's about it. While the top-level devices have seen a little more change - integration of touch... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9320 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Curve 9320 pictures and hands-on

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The BlackBerry Curve 9320 is the new baby of the BB Curve family, effectively replacing the popular 9300, or BlackBerry Curve 3G as it was otherwise known.The new model is designed to appeal to those looking to make their first foray into the world of... >>

RIM and TomTom chum up for BlackBerry apps

RIM and TomTom chum up for BlackBerry apps

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BlackBerry maker RIM and satnav firm TomTom have partnered in order to bring real-time traffic services to the phone company's own range of applications. BlackBerry Traffic will now be powered by TomTom HD Traffic, while the BlackBerry Maps and BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9320 official, on sale in UK soon

BlackBerry Curve 9320 official, on sale in UK soon

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Research In Motion has revealed the BlackBerry Curve 9320 - a new device it claims is a "stylish new smartphone for the socially connected".The new handset, which was previously revealed in the UK by T-Mobile by mistake, has befallen a second mistaken... >>

BlackBerry 10 devices: 9 codenames unearthed

BlackBerry 10 devices: 9 codenames unearthed

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A file found on the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device has revealed what might be the names of nine future BB10 devices.The BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device was handed out to all developers in attendance at BlackBerry World so they could begin working on apps... >>

Police in Canada start using BlackBerry PlayBooks in their cars

Police in Canada start using BlackBerry PlayBooks in their cars

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A Canadian police force is set to begin using BlackBerry Playbooks inside its vehicles.Mobile Innovations, the brains behind the integration has already fitted two cop cars with the technology, but hopes to have as many as ten by the end of the year. Though... >>

BlackBerry Share uses NFC for app discovery

BlackBerry Share uses NFC for app discovery

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BlackBerry users with an NFC-enabled handset can now share apps with their friends by simply tapping the two phones together.BlackBerry Share was demoed at BlackBerry World in Orlando, Florida and brings a social element to downloading applications.By... >>

BlackBerry 7.1 update hits the UK for Bold, Curve, and Torch users

BlackBerry 7.1 update hits the UK for Bold, Curve, and Torch users

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BlackBerry 10 might have just been announced, but that doesn't mean Research In Motion has forgotten about current BlackBerry users announcing that BB 7.1 is now available for customers in the UK.The update is available for the BlackBerry Bold 9900,... >>

BlackBerry-equipped Porsche 911 Carrera S pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry-equipped Porsche 911 Carrera S pictures and hands-on

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RIM has shown just what BlackBerry 10 is capable of by implementing the mobile computing engine into a Porsche 911 Carrera S.Pocket-lint got some hands-on time with the vehicle, though sadly we weren’t allowed to take it for a spin.The first thing we... >>

What does BlackBerry 10 mean for BlackBerry 7?

What does BlackBerry 10 mean for BlackBerry 7?

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BlackBerry 7’s development team will remain in place for the immediate future even though BlackBerry 10 will become RIM’s key OS.With BlackBerry 10 whipping up a frenzy at BlackBerry World, it’s easy to forget that most BlackBerry smartphones still... >>

RIM CEO: We need to become a lean, mean hunting machine

RIM CEO: We need to become a lean, mean hunting machine

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Thorsten Heins, chief executive of RIM, has been speaking  to an exclusive group of journalists at BlackBerry World about his long terms goals for the manufacturer.With Pocket-lint in attendance, Heins reiterated that RIM had no plans to leave the consumer... >>

Second BlackBerry 10 developer phone in the works

Second BlackBerry 10 developer phone in the works

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BlackBerry maker RIM has said there will be a second BlackBerry developer device released later in the year.Talking at BlackBerry Jam, Alec Saunders, RIM’s VP of Developer Relations, confirmed there would be a second "very limited-edition" version... >>

RIM: BlackBerry 10 devices with physical keyboard still planned

RIM: BlackBerry 10 devices with physical keyboard still planned

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BlackBerry maker RIM has confirmed that it will still be making smartphones with physical Qwerty keyboards when it comes to launching BlackBerry 10 devices in the future.The news will no doubt allay fears of BlackBerry users not yet ready to make the... >>

RIM guarantees $10,000 for BlackBerry 10 app developers

RIM guarantees $10,000 for BlackBerry 10 app developers

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RIM has promised BlackBerry 10 app developers at least $10,000 in the first year should their application qualify for BlackBerry App World.Anyone doubting RIM’s commitment to ensuring its BlackBerry 10 OS is well equipped with apps when it’s launched... >>

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha pictures and hands-on

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So we might not be developers, but we’ve managed to tackle the media scrum and got some hands-on time with the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device.The device is being handed out to all developers attending the BlackBerry World conference, helping to develop... >>

BlackBerry 10 arrives, why should we be getting excited?

BlackBerry 10 arrives, why should we be getting excited?

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So BlackBerry 10 is now official, having been unveiled at RIM’s BlackBerry World conference in Orlando, Florida. Yet what’s new and why should we be getting excited?Still being developed, RIM demoed a few key features on the new operating system on... >>

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device revealed  (video)

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device revealed (video)

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Thorsten Heins, RIM CEO, has revealed the new BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device at BlackBerry World in Orlando, Florida.The new BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha is not a BlackBerry 10 smartphone for end users nor does it run the final BlackBerry 10 software. It has... >>

BlackBerry Music Gateway connects via NFC

BlackBerry Music Gateway connects via NFC

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RIM has unveiled the BlackBerry Music Gateway, a second stab at allowing BlackBerry Users to stream music to another device.This time the new device connects to BlackBerry devices via NFC before playing your music via Stereo Bluetooth. It effectively... >>

BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device, the nicest handset you'll never own

BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device, the nicest handset you'll never own

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There have been more leaks today than at the Welsh vegetable grower's Titanic re-enactment jamboree, and while many of them have been Samsung-centric, the fact that the BlackBerry Jam and BlackBerry World 2012 events are about to get under way in Orlando,... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9320 outed by T-Mobile

BlackBerry Curve 9320 outed by T-Mobile

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Research In Motion might be gearing up to launch BlackBerry OS 10 but that isn't stopping the company introducing a budget BlackBerry smartphone - the BlackBerry Curve 9320 - on T-Mobile in the UK in the meantime.The new QWERTY smartphone, promised by... >>

Facebook and Twitter for BlackBerry get BBM connected

Facebook and Twitter for BlackBerry get BBM connected

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Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones v3.0 and Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones v3.0 are now BBM connected apps. The news, confirmed by BlackBerry maker Research In Motion, means that users of both apps will now be able to share their latest status... >>

BlackBerry Mini Keyboard for PlayBook
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Mini Keyboard for PlayBook

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Research In Motion has launched a new mini Bluetooth keyboard for the BlackBerry PlayBook - complete with accompanying case to house it all. But should you be bothering and will it make working on the go any easier?DesignThere are two parts to the Official... >>

iPhone 5 searched for more than iPhone 4S - Kindle beats them both

iPhone 5 searched for more than iPhone 4S - Kindle beats them both

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More people are searching Google for the iPhone 5 than the iPhone 4S, but "Kindle" and "BlackBerry" are far more popular than either. A study on the most-important search terms in the brown goods sector has been published by Greenlight, a company specialising... >>

Harrods Swarovski BlackBerry Bold 9900 White pictures and hands-on

Harrods Swarovski BlackBerry Bold 9900 White pictures and hands-on

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How much do you like crystals? How much do you like BlackBerry? If the answer to both of those is a lot, this might be the BlackBerry Bold 9900 you've been waiting for  - and pom which Pocket-lint's been having a play.Specially commissioned for Harrods... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #79 - RIM's consumer focus, Google Project Glass and Harrods gadgets

Pocket-lint Podcast #79 - RIM's consumer focus, Google Project Glass and Harrods gadgets

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RIM has had an eventful week, so the Pocket-lint team explains why the rest of the press presumed it was withdrawing from the consumer market, while we though otherwise.Plus, the team discusses the potential for the sci-fi-style augmented reality specs... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981: Harrods titanium edition pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981: Harrods titanium edition pictures and hands-on

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Porsche Design has made an exclusive one-of-a-kind titanium and carbon fibre version of its BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 smartphone for Harrods, and Pocket-lint convinced the Knightsbridge store to let us have a closer look.Titanium is a material... >>

BlackBerry Fusion now available on iOS and Android devices

BlackBerry Fusion now available on iOS and Android devices

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RIM’s BlackBerry Fusion is now available on the iOS and Android platforms, so the likes of the iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S II will be able to access RIM’s business services.Previously, only BlackBerry users were able to access the BlackBerry Enterprise... >>

RIM: We are not withdrawing from consumer market

RIM: We are not withdrawing from consumer market

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RIM has denied reports that it is pulling out of the consumer market following poor q4 financial results on Thursday.“The claim that RIM has said it will withdraw from the consumer market is wholly inaccurate," Patrick Spence, RIM's managing director... >>

RIM results spell bad news for BlackBerry maker

RIM results spell bad news for BlackBerry maker

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Research In Motion, the Canadian company behind BlackBerry, filed its fourth quarter results on Thursday and, as predicted, it's not good news.The bottom line is that revenue for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $4.2 billion, down 19 per cent from $5.2... >>

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha phone to debut at BlackBerry Jam conference in May

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha phone to debut at BlackBerry Jam conference in May

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BlackBerry has confirmed that it will be giving developers a limited edition developer prototype device at its developer conference, BlackBerry Jam, in Orlando in May in preparation for BlackBerry OS 10 when it comes out later this year.The new device,... >>

BlackBerry 10 all set for some May Orlando magic

BlackBerry 10 all set for some May Orlando magic

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The message from Research In Motion to developers is clear - it's time to start building those BlackBerry 10 apps.The company has sent out invites to BlackBerry 10 Jam (which we have to say sounds an awful lot like something you might spread on your toast)... >>

Official BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard lands

Official BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard lands

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Update: The original post below went live on Monday - we now have official confirmation of the device from RIM with  James Poulton, director, Advanced Accessories saying: "Whether you’re typing email, creating documents, surfing the web or using other... >>

BlackBerry tricked out Porsche gives you a reason to want a PlayBook and NFC

BlackBerry tricked out Porsche gives you a reason to want a PlayBook and NFC

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BlackBerry handset maker RIM has tricked out a Porsche 911 showing what is possible with its phones and tablet when combined with a car. In a concept car on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Research In Motion has shown why those who are... >>