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BBM Beta For Windows Phone Officially Kicks Off

07/17/2014, A little over a week ago, BlackBerry announced that they had begun taking registrations for the closed BBM beta test for Windows Phone. Well the good news is that the beta has begun and if you’re one of the lucky few that managed to get in on the beta,...

BlackBerry Not Threatened By Apple-IBM Partnership

07/17/2014, Just yesterday, Apple and IBM announced that they would be partnering up in a bid to bring iOS into the enterprise space. This will be done by creating over a 100 industry-specific apps, as well as tailor some of Apple’s services, such as iCloud, for...

BlackBerry Shows Off Its Virtual Assistant

07/16/2014, Its no secret that BlackBerry’s devices have lacked software and services that are offered by its competitors. The company seems to be on a mission to make lost ground now. Today it showed off BlackBerry Assistant. Its a virtual voice assistant much...

Apps For BlackBerry Passport Appear To Scale Just Fine

07/16/2014, It is safe to say that most apps have been designed for rectangular smartphone displays in mind, which is why we have to admit that we are curious as to how the BlackBerry Passport’s display will play out. Given that it has a 1:1 aspect ratio, does this...

BlackBerry Passport & Classic Gets Priced By Swedish Retailer

07/15/2014, Given just how much BlackBerry is promoting the BlackBerry Passport, such as expounding on its display and its gesture-based keyboard, it’s safe to say that the Canadian company is really hoping that the device will take off in a big way. We have to...

BlackBerry Passport Shown Off Next To Bold 9900, Looks Huge

07/14/2014, When BlackBerry introduced the Passport, we’re sure many eyebrows were raised. It’s not that the handset is a bad phone, it’s just that its 1:1 display aspect ratio felt a little weird in a world full of rectangular displays with aspect ratios of...

BlackBerry Enjoys Positive Press For The Passport

07/14/2014, It has been a while since something positive was reported about BlackBerry. There were a lot of questions about the company’s future last year when it was put up for sale and reports indicated that there was thin interest from any potential buyers....

BlackBerry Promotes The Passport’s Gesture-based Keyboard

07/10/2014, The BlackBerry Passport was officially unveiled by BlackBerry back in June. Without a doubt it has to be one of the more unique smartphones around, and one of the more interesting design choices made by BlackBerry. Not only has BlackBerry tried to promote...

Windows Phone Will Be Able To Run Android Apps [Rumor]

07/08/2014, Over the past couple of weeks there has been much chatter about Microsoft and Android. The company is reportedly working on a Lumia smartphone that will be powered by Android. So far the Android lineup has been limited to its own brand, Lumia has...

2-Year Old Uses BlackBerry 10 Device With Ease

07/07/2014, BlackBerry, a company that once looked unstoppable, has since seen its market share being gnawed away by a new generation of smartphones. In fact, they have not quite thrown in the towel just yet, but in their latest Passport design, that too, has...

BlackBerry Tries To Justify The Passport’s Design

07/07/2014, Back in July, BlackBerry officially unveiled the BlackBerry Passport. It is an interestingly-shaped device as BlackBerry seems to have done away with not only one layer of keys, but they have also gone for a 1:1 display aspect ratio, which is a pretty odd...

White BlackBerry Passport Concept Looks Good

07/06/2014, After quite some time there’s reasonable buzz about an upcoming BlackBerry handset. The company has already given us a look at the BlackBerry Passport which is destined to be released this September. It hasn’t detailed its specifications or...

BlackBerry CEO Takes A Swing At Android Security

07/06/2014, BlackBerry has long been proud of the fact that its devices have been preferred by enterprises and agencies that value security above all. The company has abundant IP (intellectual property) in this particular niche and continues to tout it. At Google...