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Nokia and Blackberry are Back from the Dead at CES 2017...

When thousands of people and enthusiasts descended on Las Vegas for CES 2017 last week, many must have felt like they’d seen a ghost,...

Blackberry’s Rumored Android Phone DTEK60 AKA “Argon” Passed FCC and May...

The rumors have been true after all. Blackberry just confirmed that its new Android-powered smartphone, the “Argon,” or more clearly, the DTEK60, just passed through...

Blackberry Venice Will Launch in November and Will Have Google Play

There was a time when Blackberry held a significant share in the smartphone market and then there came a time when the company that...

WhatsApp Hits The 500 Million Users Mark; Growth Faster Than That...

WhatsApp, popular in its own right, seems to have been buoyed by its connection with social networking mammoth Facebook. In February this year, Facebook...

BlackBerry COO, CMO and CFO All Leave the Company

Former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins left the company earlier this month, but it looks like the rest of the "chiefs" are abandoning ship too. It has now been announced that three major executives are no longer with the company either.

BlackBerry: John Chen Named CEO, Fairfax Takeover Falls Through

Today was a very big day for the boys and girls in Waterloo with both good and bad news coming down the pipe. First, CEO Thorsten Heins is stepping down from the head honcho role.

Former Apple CEO Eyes Bid for BlackBerry

Just when we thought this was settled, the can of worms has been re-opened. BlackBerry is reportedly back on the market and one of its newest suitors just so happens to be the former CEO of Apple

Blackberry Messenger for Android and iOS: Delayed

Blackberry has now confirmed that BBM for Android and iOS is being delayed. The reason for the delay is apparently that, over the weekend, 1 million people downloaded a leaked version of BBM.

Fairfax Financial Wants to Buy BlackBerry for $4.7 Billion

BlackBerry is effectively on the market for any interested buyers and it looks like Fairfax Financial has put forth an official offer to snatch up the struggling Waterloo-based firm.

Blackberry Z30 is Now Official!

It's been rumored for a while that Blackberry was working on a 5-inch handset, but now it's official! The company has unveiled the Blackberry Z30.

Blackberry Z10 Getting Price Slashed, As Little as a Penny on...

It still remains seen whether or not BB10 has what it takes to eventually renew interest in the platform, but the Z10 is now getting several price cuts.

Could Blackberry Playbook Be Getting BB10.1 Support?

Interestingly enough, a new listing showing devices supported with Blackberry OS 10.1 has an unexpected entry: The Blackberry PlayBook.

How Do iOS 7 Features Compare to Android, WP8 and Blackberry?

Wondering how new features in iOS 7 compare to Android and other mobile OSes? We have a chart that helps you get a better idea of the differences.

Verizon’s 3G Prepaid Plans With Extended Data

Verizon has quietly increased the amount of data available through their 3G prepaid plans.

BlackBerry officially unveils the low-cost Q5

Blackberry are looking to cash-in with their new low-cost Qwerty smartphone. The Blackberry Q5 was unveiled by CEO Thorsten Heins on Tuesday in Orlando. The...

Blackberry R10 is a budget Q10 with promising specs

More leaked photos along with purported specs hint at an entry-level QWERTY Blackberry R10 launch next week, essentially a cheaper variant of the Q10.

Samsung Leading The Smartphone Race, As BlackBerry and Nokia Fall Behind

According to the IDC, sales of smartphones have surpassed that of feature phones in Q1. Samsung is having the highest market share, followed by Apple, LG, Huawei and ZTE.

Blackberry 10.1 Beta Arrives to Developers, Brings Several New Features

Blackberry 10.1 has now arrived as a Beta for developers, bringing with it quite a few improvements.

Blackberry Q10 Coming to Canada on April 30th

It seems that the Blackberry Q10 is on its way to Canada on April 30th, landing on Rogers and perhaps a few other carriers the same day.

Blackberry 10 Hits 100,000 App Milestone

It looks like Blackberry has now reach 100,000 apps and is celebrating by adding a few new higher-profile apps to the mix.

BlackBerry Q10 Coming To T-Mobile In May With Full QWERTY

After missing out on the iPhone yet again, it looks like T-Mobile will be doing more business with BlackBerry in 2013.

Blackberry Won’t Sell Sub-$60 Handsets, Says CEO

“You will not see us getting into the 50-, 60- buck phone segment. This is not BlackBerry," says Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins.

BlackBerry Z10 to Finally Drop in US in Coming Weeks

Looks like the long awaited release of the BlackBerry Z10 may be shortly coming to an end for those in the United States.

Blackberry 10 “Creative Director” Alicia Keys Caught Using iPhone

RIM recently announced Alicia Keys as their Creative Director. Alicia than said she would only use BB10, but her latest tweet instead comes from an iiPhone.

Home Depot Ditches BlackBerry For iPhone Prior to Z10 Release

Just over a week ago, RIM (Research In Motion) went through a couple of huge changes. First off, they have officially changed their public brand from...

Blackberry Q10 Still Many Months Away From U.S. Launch

Thorsten Heinsthe has now revealed that the Blackbbery Q10 will not be introduced to the U.S. until 8-10 weeks after the release of the Blackberry Z10.

Blackberry Z10 Now Available In Canada Through Rogers, Telus and Bell

The Blackberry Z10 has now arrived to Canada through Bell, Telus, and Rogers with prices ranging from $139.95 to $149, all with 3-year contracts required.

Limited Edition BlackBerry Z10 in Red

For lucky developers that submitted apps in time for the BB10 launch, BlackBerry has tossed out a little thank you by allowing them to purchase a limited edition Red BlackBerry Z10.

BlackBerry 10 OS and Z10 Have Great Sales in UK

BlackBerry launched their new BlackBerry 10 OS and BlackBerry Z10 smartphone last week in the UK and early sales appear to be promising.

Blackberry Z10 Showing Up Unlocked on Ebay, For $1000+

Desperately wanting the new Blackberry Z10? For those with near-endless supplies of cash, you can always hit up Ebay and pay $1000+ for the new handset.

RIM No More: Changes Its Company Name to Blackberry

In order to better focus on the importance of the Blackberry brand to the company, RIM is now officially changing its name to Blackberry.

Possible Blackberry Z10 Price Tag Revealed?

Right now pricing structures for the upcoming Blackberry Z10 is pretty hushed up. Luckily a new leak seems to fill in the blanks a little more.

Android Clear Leader in 2012 Smartphone Sales

Android is the “undisputed volume leader” says Neil Mawston of Strategy Analytics, due to its massive phone presence compared to the competition.

RIM CEO Admits They May Consider Selling Their Hardware Division in...

While Blackberry 10's launch is just around the corner, there are still those that say RIM has little chance of recovery if they keep down the same path. This is why many of those naysayers believe that RIM should consider selling its hardware business.

BlackBerry App World Gets a New Name, Adding New Content as...

It seems that Blackberry has made changes to the name of its BlackBerry App World store, renaming it simply BlackBerry World.

RIM Plans to Release Around Six New Blackberry 10 Devices This...

While Blackberry's B10 event isn't until later this month, but that doesn't stop RIM from talking about the future of Blackberry 10 at CES this week. Specifically, the conversation turned to hardware in a recent interview conducted by Fierce Wireless. Yah, we know: there's the BlackBerry Z10 and the Blackberry X10.

RIM Hopes to Boost Device Security with New Patent

This week, RIM has applied for and received an interesting new patent. With the recent picture leaks of the BlackBerry 10, RIM has created technology that would make the blurry inconspicuous photo a thing of the past.

New High Res Photos of the BlackBerry Z10

This weekend, some more high resolution pictures of the upcoming BlackBerry Z10 model were leaked. The BlackBerry Z10 is the new all touch screen Blackberry device, and their attempt to modernize the Blackberry brand.

RIM Pays Nokia $65+ Million In Patent Settlement

After almost 9 years fighting it out, Nokia and Research in Motion reached a settlement. The announcement came on December 21, ending the long lawsuit over Nokia's WLAN patents (wireless networking technology).

BBM App Found on Blackberry Playbook

The Blackberry Playbook has been out for almost 2 years now. Despite this, many owners are still waiting to get a taste of BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) on the device. Right now, if you own a Blackberry smartphone and a Playbook, you can download Blackberry Bridge. This allows you to pair your tablet and smartphone as well as use BBM from your tablet.

Windows Phone 8 and Blackberry 10: Which One Are You Rooting...

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 is here, and is actually doing reasonably well during its first few days on the market. That said, there is some very real competition in the mobile market that would love to fight Microsoft for the “3rd place” position in the smartphone market, this includes Mozilla with Firefox OS and RIM with BB10.

BB10 L-Series Device Shown in Another Leaked Photo

We don't know what the future will hold for RIM, but at least we now have a few leaked photo of the L-Series that can give us a glimpse of what to expect starting in early 2013.

BB10 L-Series Rendering and Image Leaks Surface

For the few BB fans out there, don't worry- they are coming. The Blackberry 10 L-Series has recently surfaced wit ha new photo which looks to be a test unit, not a final design model.

The First Two BB10 Handsets On their Way in Early 2013

According to a report from Verge, there are two new phones coming in the first quarter of 2013- both of which will (finally) run Blackberry 10. One of the models has a classic Blackberry keyboard design, the other is a long, full-touchscreen device that has a much more modernized look. It is worth noting that the Blackberry classic-styled phone still does feature a touchscreen, but has a look and feel that is in similar fashion to the Bold line.

Judge Saves The Day for RIM, Overturns Patent Verdict

With its delay of its new B10 OS, tons of rumors about possible acquisitions and other drama falling down on RIM at a regular basis, they just can't seem to catch a break. Luckily, a California Judge has finally given them that big break, overturning a recent ruling on a patent infringement case against RIM.

Straight From The CEO’s Mouth: RIM Considering Licensing Out BB10

In an exclusive interview with the Telegraph, RIM's CEO, Thorsten Heins, confesses that the company doesn't have the the ability to compete with larger manufacturers that crank out handsets and most look at ways to get more budget smartphones out into the market. One of the ways they are now considering doing this is through the licensing of BB10.

RIM Finally Pushing Out A $550 4G LTE Playbook

Let's face it, RIM isn't exactly everyone's favorite brand anymore and the first time around the company found little success with its Playbook tablet. Now, more than a year later than originally announced, RIM has brought us the 4G LTE-enabled Blackberry Playbook Tablet.

SoloMatrix Spike Brings A Physical Keyboard To The iPhone

If you like the idea of an iPhone with a physical keyboard, SoloMatrix's Spike is really going to interest you. The Spike keyboard is not only a physical keyboard that clips onto your phone screen, it is also a protective case.

Image Leak Shows Off Possible “Screen Sharing” Feature In Blackberry 10

BlackBerry isn't exactly the biggest name in the smartphone world these days, but Blackberry 10, the newest version of the OS, is hoping to change all of that. While I can't say for sure how much luck it will have, there is at least one upcoming feature that truly is quite interesting and worth getting excited about for BlackBerry fans, and that's screen sharing.

Blackberry’s BBM Technology Added To Facebook, Twitter, And More

Blackberry has announced new updates for several apps such as Facebook and Twitter that will now include BlackBerrry Messenger connectivity. This new functionality means that users can now automatically share their Facebook and Twitter updates with BBM friends, right within the apps. Outside of Facebook and Twitter, there is also a new version of BlackBerry Travel, BBM Music, and Blackberry App World that will include BBM integration in the mix.