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BlackBerry’s decision to stop manufacturing smartphones was no surprise; Here’s why

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Canadian handset maker BlackBerry has officially confirmed that it’s shutting down their hardware division, and will stop making smartphones by itself. Though we'll still see the BlackBerry logo on mobile devices, however, they won't be designed or manufactured by the company. BlackBerry devices from now...

BlackBerry officially calls it quits on hardware, will stop manufacturing phones in-house

Canadian handset maker BlackBerry has officially confirmed that it’s shutting down their hardware division, and will stop making smartphones by itself. Though we'll still see the BlackBerry logo on mobile devices, however, they won't be designed or manufactured by the company. BlackBerry devices from...

BlackBerry DTEK60 could be the company’s first smartphone with fingerprint scanner

BlackBerry DTEK50 successor
BlackBerry tried catching up with the latest smartphone trend, full touchscreen smartphone without QWERTY keypad, with the launch of BlackBerry DTEK50. Now, reports are coming up which shows the BlackBerry DTEK50 successor under works – the BlackBerry DTEK60. A web page with URL donotpublish.html surfaced online,...

BlackBerry DTEK50 Android smartphone safer for business: Here’s why

BlackBerry DTEK50
The new BlackBerry DTEK50 comes across as a device with security being the hallmark of it. It might be mistaken as just another Android powered handset sporting some decent specs. That it surely is and also runs the latest Android Marshmallow though the differences...

BlackBerry DTEK50 Android phone with security features goes official

BlackBerry DTEK50 Android phone
BlackBerry has just come out with a new handset which curiously has been named DTEK50. The smartphone is said to be the thinnest BlackBerry ever with just 7.4 mm thickness. That apart, the other biggest USP that the DTEK50 comes with and which BlackBerry claims...

BlackBerry Android smartphone specs revealed: Smartphone spotted on Geekbench

BlackBerry Android smartphone
According to a recent listing on Geekbench, a new BlackBerry Android smartphone code-named 'Rome' is in the works. Initial reports suggest the device is said to feature the QWERTY keyboard along with a hexacore processor. BlackBerry Android Smartphone Rome Specs In addition, it is expected...

WhatsApp for Nokia Symbian, BlackBerry OS to cease working from December 31

WhatsApp will not work anymore on Symbian phones after December 31, 2016. The company has begun informing users of this old operating system about the decision by a pop-up notification which reads "Unfortunately, you won't be able to use WhatsApp after 31/12/2016 because WhatsApp...

BlackBerry Classic discontinued officially, Here’s why?

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BlackBerry has officially announced the discontinuation of its Classic variant with immediate effect. Manufactured with a physical keyboard for inputting content with a standard small size display on the top, the company is on the verge to release new series of smartphone designs based...

BlackBerry mid-range Android smartphones coming in July, confirms CEO

Canadian cellphone maker BlackBerry will unveil two mid-range Android Smartphone in July 2016. CEO John Chen revealed that he would tell more about the two devices in July but did not give any further details. There have been a couple of leaks of the...

BlackBerry partners with HCL for enterprise software distribution

Canadian Telecommunication company BlackBerry has partnered with India’s HCL Infosystems to accommodate the better distribution of its enterprise software and services in India. The partnership will enable BlackBerry to use HCL’s Pan-India network of enterprise distribution. The agreement also states that HCL Infosystems will...

Paypal to shut down its Windows, Amazon and BlackBerry Apps

PayPal has decided to shut down operations on three platforms, namely, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon apps, according to an Engadget report dated May 26, 2016,  Android and iOS users will have to upgrade to the latest version of the app. These changes will be...

Canada Police break BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) encryption since 2010

Law enforcement officials in Canada have managed to hold the capacity to eavesdrop on messages sent between BlackBerry cell phones subsequent to not before 2010 with the help of an encryption key it got. The disclosure was made in court records accessed by an...

Android Marshmallow Beta for BlackBerry PRIV starts hiting initial testers

Android Marshmallow Beta for BlackBerry PRIV
BlackBerry PRIV devices have begun to receive the Android Marshmallow Beta update. The company is testing the new beta operating system with a small number of testers and will roll it out to a larger number of users after ensuring its stability. Last week, BlackBerry...

BlackBerry to launch 2 new mid-range Android smartphones this year: CEO John Chen

BlackBerry will launch two new mid-priced smartphones later in the year. The company’s CEO - John Chen said ‘The National’ in Abu Dhabi that the two new smartphones will run on an Android platform, but did not disclose exactly when to expect to see...

BlackBerry to launch new mid-range Android smartphones: BB CEO John Chen

BlackBerry, after launching a premium Android smartphone named Priv recently, is reportedly cooking up on two mid-range Android smartphones, which is expected to be released by the end of 2016. In an exclusive interview to The National website, John Chen, CEO declined to reveal the...

BlackBerry (BBRY) Priv Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta zone program launched

BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) has rolled out the first Android Marshmallow beta program for those Priv smartphone users who purchased the devices from ShopBlackBerry, Amazon, and Carphone Warehouse. As part of the program, BlackBerry Priv owners will be invited to sign up for the Beta Zone...

Facebook to withdraw support for Blackberry OS 10 devices

On the 21st of March 2016, Facebook made it known that it would not support Blackberry 10 devices starting sometime later this year. Facebook’s announcement stated that they would be withdrawing support from all older mobile platforms. Among the list to lose support for Facebook...

BlackBerry Priv Android-powered smartphone launched in India for Rs. 62,990

BlackBerry Priv
BlackBerry Priv, the first Android smartphone from the Canadian smartphone manufacturer, has been released in India at Rs. 62,990. Available via Amazon India and other major offline retail stores, Priv features a 5.4-inch QHD (1440x2560) AMOLED display with a pixel density of 540ppi. Commenting on...

BlackBerry to launch its first Android smartphone ‘Priv’ in India on 28 January

BlackBerry PRIV
BlackBerry Priv, company's first Android smartphone is all set to launch in India on January 28. BlackBerry officials have reportedly started rolling out press invitations to the launch event. Initially announced in early 2015 followed by a series of leaks and rumours, the Canadian mobile...

BlackBerry Ltd to continue operations in Pakistan

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BlackBerry Ltd has decided to continue its operations in Pakistan as the Government dropped the request for seeking access to BES servers and user data. Marty Beard, the Chief Operating Officer of BlackBerry, stated that after several productive discussions, the shutdown order has been rescinded,...

BlackBerry PRIV now up for pre-order at US, UK and Canada, starts at $699

BlackBerry PRIV
Powered by Android, the BlackBerry PRIV finally made a short appearance at the official store of Blackberry. The listing has been taken down at the moment, but they surely hinted that the smartphone will start shipping starting November 16 in the USA. The handset...

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