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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...

BlackBerry KEYone Gets Permanent $50 Price Cut In The US

02/06/2018, If the BlackBerry KEYone is a handset that you’ve been eyeing and aren’t sure if you should get it, you might be interested to learn that the phone has since been permanently discounted by $50. This means that instead of $549.99, you will only have to...

Two New BlackBerry Smartphones Coming This Year

01/09/2018, [CES 2018] While no new BlackBerry-branded handsets have been unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 in Las Vegas, the company has confirmed that it’s going to launch at least two new BlackBerry handsets in 2018. It did confirm the launch of...

BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze Edition Launched

01/09/2018, BlackBerry unveiled the KeyOne back in February last year. It initially planned on selling the handset in a dozen or so markets but the handset turned out to be a relative hit for the company. It’s now sold in more than 50 markets through 120...

WhatsApp To End Support For BB10, Windows Phone 8 On Dec 31, 2017

12/26/2017, Back before iOS and Android pretty much dominated the smartphone landscape, there were several other mobile platforms in play as well, such as BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone. This meant that developers had to release apps on more than just two platforms,...

BlackBerry To Continue Support For BB10 For At Least Two More Years

12/18/2017, In today’s smartphone landscape, it is clear that iOS and Android more or less control the market, whereas back in the day you would have competition from the likes of Windows Phone and Blackberry. However despite iOS and Android being the dominant...

BlackBerry App Store Will Be Shut Down In December 2019

12/17/2017, It has been over two years since BlackBerry shipped a handset running its own operating system. The last BB10 OS-powered handset was released in 2015. The company has since been making Android-powered devices and it won’t be going back to its own OS...

BlackBerry PRIV Will No Longer Receive Monthly Security Updates

12/15/2017, If there is one thing that BlackBerry is known for, apart from creating keyboard phones, is their security. At one point in time the company was used by businesses and governments due to their security features, which was also brought over to consumer...

BlackBerry KEYone Successor Reportedly In The Works

10/29/2017, Earlier this year the BlackBerry KEYone was released. While BlackBerry releases new phones every now and then, what made the KEYone different is the fact that it is made by TCL, the first phone made by the company ever since BlackBerry decided to call it...