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BlackBerry Classic Verizon Launch Date Confirmed

02/24/2015, We reported a couple of weeks back that Verizon might launch the BlackBerry Classic on February 26th. Apart from Big Red, AT&T is the only carrier that will sell this device, and it has already gone ahead with the launch. Verizon kept quiet about the...

BlackBerry Passport Screen Flickering Fix Being Developed

02/23/2015, Those who played around with the leaked pre-release builds of BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 on BlackBerry Passport would be well aware of the screen flickering bug. Users noticed that the bug appeared randomly and caused the screen to flicker on and off. There was...

Verizon May Offer $50 Rebate On BlackBerry Classic

02/22/2015, It was reported earlier this month that Verizon is going to launch the BlackBerry Classic on February 26th. We didn’t hear back then just how much this smartphone will cost on the nation’s largest carrier. Verizon itself hasn’t confirmed...

BBM For Android Arrives On Amazon Appstore

02/19/2015, BlackBerry has a pretty good relationship with Amazon now. The Amazon Appstore ships preinstalled on BlackBerry’s new devices and with a new software update today the company has integrated the Appstore into older devices as well. The next step in...

BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1 Released

02/19/2015, BlackBerry has released a major software update today which brings a handful of new features for older BB10 smartphones that haven’t received a major update since OS 10.2.1 in 2014. It brings features that came preinstalled on latest devices, the...

BlackBerry And T-Mobile Engaged In ‘Positive’ Discussion

02/19/2015, It looks like BlackBerry handsets might make a return to T-Mobile. Today the carrier held its Q4 earnings call, which was also streamed live on YouTube for the very first time, and one of the questions that was asked for the earnings announcement came...

BlackBerry Hits Typo With Another Lawsuit Over Typo 2 Accessory

02/17/2015, A couple of years ago, Typo unveiled an iPhone keyboard accessory that was not met well by BlackBerry who sued them over the design of the keyboard. The company then followed up with the Typo 2 which looked nothing like BlackBerry’s design and...

BlackBerry Classic Verizon Launch Expected February 26th

02/15/2015, Last year BlackBerry launched two high-end devices. The BlackBerry Passport brought an unconventional form factor with specifications that could rival most flagship smartphones. In November it released the BlackBerry Classic which is more of a throwback...

WhatsApp Voice Calling Going Live For Some BlackBerry 10 Users

02/13/2015, It is not a secret that WhatsApp is working on a voice calling feature of their own. After all there are many messaging apps that have started to incorporate the feature, so if WhatsApp doesn’t want to lose their dominant position, voice calling is...

BlackBerry Passport Experience Valentine’s Day Price Cut

02/11/2015, For a hardware manufacturer to roll out new handsets from time to time is nothing new these days – in fact, it is a given. The thing is, there are moments throughout the calendar year that might just see a price cut being introduced for a particular...

BlackBerry Rio Accessory Listings Spotted

02/09/2015, BlackBerry’s recent devices, the Passport and Classic, have done well than other smartphones that the company has released recently. Time and again CEO John Chen has reiterated that there are no plans of shutting down the hardware business and that...

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 Update Set To Arrive This February 19 (Rumor)

02/09/2015, For those of you who are still chugging along nicely to a BlackBerry handset, well, here is news for you that would definitely lift your spirits for the coming week. I am referring to the BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 update which is said (heard via the grapevine)...