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BlackBerry Key2 Launch Date Confirmed

05/13/2018, There have been multiple reports over the past couple of weeks suggesting that BlackBerry will soon be launching a new handset. By BlackBerry, we mean TCL’s BlackBerry Mobile division since BlackBerry proper no longer makes handsets and has licensed...

BBM Desktop Beta Announced For Android Users

05/11/2018, Messenger apps used to exist heavily on computers back in the day where we had the likes of ICQ, IRC, AIM, Skype, and so on. While chat apps for desktops still exist, it seems that there is an increased focus from mobile apps to bring their apps onto...

BlackBerry’s Latest Flagship Release Draws Near

05/09/2018, BlackBerry launched the KeyOne handset last year and if recent reports are to be believed, the company will soon be launching the successor to that handset in the coming months. BlackBerry is yet to confirm anything about this device officially but word...


Alleged Live Photo Of BlackBerry ‘Athena’ Leaked

04/30/2018, The BlackBerry KeyOne was released last year which means that assuming that BlackBerry and TCL are on a schedule that plans for annual releases, a successor to the KeyOne is overdue. So far we’ve seen a leaked render of the upcoming handset, but now it...

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Wants To Revive The BlackBerry Bold 9900

04/16/2018, As many are aware, BlackBerry has stopped making its own hardware. Instead the company has licensed out its brand to TCL who has been making BlackBerry phones for the past couple of years. However it seems that despite BlackBerry no longer making...

New BlackBerry Handsets May Get Wireless Charging

04/10/2018, BlackBerry may not be making smartphones itself anymore but its hardware partners who have licensed its iconic brand keep putting new handsets on the market in a bid to capitalize on the brand value of the Canadian company. It appears that some of those...

BlackBerry KeyTwo Press Render Leaked

04/10/2018, It’s about time that TCL releases a successor to the BlackBerry KeyOne. The China-based company has licensed the BlackBerry brand from the Canadian company and is now the global manufacturing partner of BlackBerry devices. The BlackBerry KeyOne was...

BlackBerry Sues Snapchat For Infringing On Its Patents

04/04/2018, BlackBerry may not be the leader in the global smartphone market anymore but the company does own a treasure trove of patents. As investors raise concerns about the growth rate at its core security-focused software business, the company is looking through...

BlackBerry & Microsoft Team Up To Make Work Phones More Secure

03/19/2018, While security on consumer smartphones is obviously important, this is especially true when it comes to devices meant for the workplace. This is because they might contain sensitive information like pricing, contracts, upcoming secret projects, and more....

Facebook Sued By BlackBerry Over Messaging

03/06/2018, Facebook has been sued by BlackBerry in a Los Angeles Federal Court for infringing on its patents related to messaging technology. The lawsuit has been filed by BlackBerry proper, not TCL, which is the Chinese company that’s now making...

Unlocked BlackBerry KEYOne Black Edition Now Available In The U.S.

03/04/2018, BlackBerry fans in the United States can now pick up the updated variant of the company’s KEYOne handset in the United States. The unlocked BlackBerry KEYOne Black Edition is now available for purchase in the U.S. This model was first rolled out in...

BlackBerry World Will Only Host Free Apps Starting April 1, 2018

02/28/2018, When it comes to making money from apps, developers have the option to either charge users for the app upfront, or make the app free and rely on ads, or rely on in-game purchases, or sometimes through recurring subscriptions. However for BlackBerry...

BlackBerry Jumping On Bezel-Less Bandwagon As Well

02/27/2018, It has been a while since we have seen a new BlackBerry-branded handset. The Canadian company isn’t making smartphones itself these days, it has licensed its brand name to other companies who now make BlackBerry devices, much like Nokia has licensed...