Reviews & hands-on

  • Phones

    Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10 review

    By 30 January 2013

    After months of waiting, the new BlackBerry is here ready to save the day - and the company, for that matter. Pocket-lint has been living with the new BlackBerry Z10 to find out whether the new phone and the new OS will be able to deliver the goods. What...

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    BlackBerry 10 and the Alpha Dev B pictures and hands-on

    By 26 September 2012

    BlackBerry maker RIM has released a new developer testing device for its operating system BlackBerry 10, called the Alpha Dev B. We've had a chance to play with the new hardware and -more importantly - the latest software, to see just some of the features...

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    Limited Edition Gold Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

    By 19 September 2012

    Did you get a gold medal in the Olympics? Shame, because if the the answer is no, then you don't get to ask for one of these incredibly limited-edition Gold Bold 9900 smartphones currently being given to those who did well at the London 2012 Games. BlackBerry...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    BlackBerry Curve 9320 review

    By 17 May 2012

    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...

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    BlackBerry Curve 9320 pictures and hands-on

    By 9 May 2012

    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...

  • Tablets 3.5 out of 5

    BlackBerry Mini Keyboard for PlayBook review

    By 11 April 2012

    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? Design There are two parts to the...

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    Harrods Swarovski BlackBerry Bold 9900 White pictures and hands-on

    By 6 April 2012

    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...

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

    By 4 April 2012

    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...

  • Tablets

    BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 pictures and hands-on

    By 24 February 2012

    BlackBerry has finally released its PlayBook 2.0 operating system bringing with it a host of new features -most importantly email and calendar options. But has it been worth the wait and do the new additions now make it the best budget tablet on the market?...

  • Phones 2.5 out of 5

    BlackBerry Torch 9810 review

    By 17 January 2012

    There are now two BlackBerry Torch models in RIM's armoury: the 9810 we're reviewing here and the 9860 that we've previously reviewed. The 9810 is a slider phone packing a full QWERTY keyboard essentially the same design as the phone it replaces, the...

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    White BlackBerry Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

    By 14 November 2011

    With Christmas and winter almost upon us we always have a soft spot for white gadgets, and especially white phones. So up steps the white BlackBerry Bold 9900 to whet our appetite, giving us all that is the Bold in a glorious white casing, so we can put...

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    BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 pictures and hands-on

    By 3 November 2011

    £2000, that’s the amount of pocket money you’ll have to have saved up to afford the beauty that is the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 smartphone. The Porsche Design designed P'9981 packs a stainless steel frame hewn from a single block of metal,...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    BlackBerry Torch 9860 review

    By 3 October 2011

    The BlackBerry Torch 9860 is a 3.7-inch touchscreen smartphone, sweeping aside the Storm name to give RIM another crack at a keyboardless device. It arrives with BlackBerry OS7, the same as the BlackBerry Bold 9900 which we reviewed recently, but offering...

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    BlackBerry Curve 9360 pictures and hands-on

    By 23 August 2011

    Completing the BlackBerry 7 picture is the new BlackBerry Curve 9360, announced today and joining the new Torch and Bold models announced earlier in the month. It will be joined by the Curve 9350 and 9370 variants in other territories. The first thing...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    BlackBerry Bold 9900 review

    By 18 August 2011

    When you’re under fire you have to make bold moves, like launching five new handsets, improving the hardware specs and ushering in a new operating system. With BlackBerry facing challenges from all sides, are RIMs efforts enough to lure customers to...