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Built For BlackBerry App Program Shut Down

01/21/2016, Many years ago, BlackBerry launched a Built for BlackBerry program (not to be confused with the Built for BlackBerry program meant for accessories). This is a program in which BlackBerry had attempted to foster some kind of ecosystem in which apps would...

BlackBerry Priv Price On T-Mobile Confirmed

01/19/2016, BlackBerry’s first and only Android handset will soon be making its way to other carriers in the country because the exclusivity that AT&T had over this device has ended. Verizon and T-Mobile are two carriers that have already confirmed that...

BlackBerry Defends Itself Against Claims Of Device Being Cracked

01/14/2016, Earlier this week the Netherlands Forensic Institute claimed that it had decrypted 275 emails from a BlackBerry phone out of the 325 emails that were found on the handset. NFI offers its services to the Dutch police which didn’t reveal the method...

Dutch Police Claim To Have Cracked PGP BlackBerry Phones

01/12/2016, If there is one thing that BlackBerry is known for, it would be their security. This is why despite BlackBerry losing ground to the likes of iOS and Android, there are still many companies, governments, and individual users out there who remain loyal to...

Sean Penn Used BBM To Contact A Drug Lord

01/10/2016, If at any point you’ve been on social media today then you might have heard that notorious drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera was recently recaptured after he made an escape from prison last year. Hollywood great Sean Penn...

BlackBerry Reiterates Their Commitment To BlackBerry 10

01/08/2016, During CES, BlackBerry’s CEO John Chen seemed to talk quite a fair bit about Android. Given the success of the BlackBerry PRIV, we aren’t that surprised. In fact if anything, we also learnt that there is a good chance that we could see two more...

BlackBerry PRIV Marshmallow Date To Be Announced In Q1 2016

01/07/2016, The BlackBerry PRIV was launched with Android 5.1 Lollipop preinstalled, which we suppose is fair since chances are the software was in development way before Android 6.0 Marshmallow was released. However we expect that BlackBerry will eventually update...

At Least Two BlackBerry Android Phones Planned For This Year

01/07/2016, The BlackBerry PRIV was launched last year and according to the reviews of the handset, it seems to have been received rather favorably. That being said it seems like that BlackBerry will continue pushing on with Android handsets, at least for the...

BlackBerry Priv Confirmed For Verizon, T-Mobile And Sprint

01/06/2016, BlackBerry’s first Android-powered smartphone was launched late last year, it was exclusive to AT&T for 60 days, and now with the carrier’s  exclusivity coming to an end it’s time for the company to bring this handset to the...

BlackBerry Priv Could Be Coming To T-Mobile January 26

12/30/2015, After parting ways in their licensing agreement back in 2014, it looks like T-Mobile and BlackBerry could be getting back together to launch the BlackBerry Priv. It has been rumored that T-Mobile could be in talks to launch the device and now thanks to a...

BlackBerry Priv Price Cut Happens In Canada

12/28/2015, Boy, it surely did not take too long after all. I am referring to the fact that it has been less than seven days since BlackBerry CEO John Chen dropped some hints that their Android-powered BlackBerry Priv smartphone could very well see an official price...

DxOMark Finds BlackBerry Priv’s Camera To Be Among The Best

12/28/2015, BlackBerry smartphones have never been known for their exceptional cameras, over the years the company has found it hard to keep up with the likes of Apple and Samsung who have made significant advancements in camera technology. It has bounced back with...

BlackBerry Releases Video To Show How The Priv Is Built

12/27/2015, It took BlackBerry a lot of time to see the writing on the wall: that it needed to start making Android-powered smartphones if it wanted to stay alive in the very tough global smartphone market. It launched its first Android smartphone earlier this year...

Latest BBM Update Brings About More Privacy & Security

12/23/2015, BlackBerry is known for several things, such as its physical keyboards which for the most part have been a pleasure to use. They are also known for their software services like BES and BBM, both of which are predicated on security and this is something...