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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...

Fifty Shades of Grey Was Written On A Blackberry

02/18/2015, Fans of the ‘Fifty Shades’ book trilogy and the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ movie adaptation would be pleased to find out that the author has indeed drafted the book on something, rather private: her blackberry. Admitted to have ‘write a lot of it on...

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)...

Typo Ordered To Pay BlackBerry $860,000 For Violating Sales Ban

02/04/2015, Remember when Typo launched their iPhone case and how everyone, including BlackBerry, thought it resembled BlackBerry’s keyboard? BlackBerry has since filed a lawsuit against the company and it looks like they might have won. The judge presiding over...

BlackBerry Details How Security Is Embedded In Its Hardware

02/03/2015, BlackBerry may not be the behemoth it once was but still it maintains relevance in certain circles where mobile security is given top priority. No wonder President Obama can’t live without his BlackBerry. The company often points out just how secure...