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WhatsApp ends support for BlackBerry and Windows Phone
WhatsApp is moving on from BlackBerry and Windows Phone. The company announced it will no longer support the older platforms, including BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8. The world has largely moved on from these platforms and WhatsApp finally cut them off. The company released the n....more
Facebook dumps BlackBerry
A few weeks ago we heard WhatsApp would no longer support the BlackBerry 10 OS. That was a pretty big disappointment to BlackBerry fans, but nobody knew there was even worse news coming down the pike. Facebook has now announced it is dropping support for BlackBerry 10 in 2016. Facebook's decision will no d....more
WhatsApp ending support for BlackBerry
WhatsApp will end support for BlackBerry 10 by the end of the year. The company says it will focus says its messenger service will not work on BlackBerry platforms by the end of this year. BlackBerry is not alone however. WhatsApp will also dump support for Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, Android 2.1 and 2.2....more
Hillary Clinton Chief Of Staff Lost Her Personal Blackberry
Hillary Clinton's Chief of Staff, Cheryl Mills, lost her BlackBerry and wouldn't you know it contained classified material on it. That's just great. Hillary Clinton probably didn't realize just how fast and loose she was handling classified documents by running her own email server, but she should have know....more
BlackBerry dumping BB10 in favor of Android, for now
BlackBerry released their first Android phone last year, and it looks like the company loves Android. The BlackBerry Priv is doing pretty well, and BlackBerry says it will likely introduce another Android phone this year. BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, made the announcement in an interview at CES. Chen....more
After testing the BlackBerry Priv he bought another Passport
True BlackBerry fans will choose the Passport over the Priv if they are anything like Matthew Miller at ZDNet. Miller sold his Passport to test the latest BlackBerry devices, and after using the Priv he decided to get back to the Passport. According to Miller the Priv's build quality was nothing l....more
Silver BlackBerry Passport leaked
There have been several rumors about a new BlackBerry, but it looks like we now have some proof. BlackBerry will apparently release a new silver Passport codenamed "Dallas." A picture of the new silver Passport showed up on BlackBerry10 FR. The specs of the silver Passport are the same as the cur....more
BlackBerry wins Department of Defense approval for devices
BlackBerry shared some good news today. The company has won approval by the U.S. Department of Defense for the "use of derived Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) credentials on BlackBerry® OS and BlackBerry® 10 smartphones." The company says the approval validates BlackBerry's security capabilities. more
New BBM features Private Chat
The latest version of BBM for BlackBerry 10 features a new Private Chat mode. Private Chat makes sure there is no trace of your conversation on either device. Once Private Chat is enabled, all contact information is removed from the screen, and the conversation is removed from both devices when it is over.....more
Will BlackBerry release an Android device?
Would BlackBerry release a new phone running Android? Reuters is reporting BlackBerry will indeed launch an Android device and they say they have two sources to back up the story. They say the decision is based on CEO John Chen's move to rely more on BES12 than BlackBerry OS 10. The company is in the middl....more
BlackBerry announces OS 10.3.2 update and BlackBerry Blend 1.2
BlackBerry has announced a new update to BlackBerry 10 that will update all devices to version 10.3.2. The new BlackBerry 10.3.2 brings a few new features like better security, camera and calendar enhancements, and BlackBerry Blend. The update should be available as the carriers approve it in the coming wee....more
WhatsApp calling now official on BlackBerry 10
WhatsApp has been updated to version and the new update makes voice calling official. A couple of days ago WhatsApp announced voice calling support for Windows Phone, and now the company makes the BB version official too. Voice calling has been available in previous beta versions, but it i....more
BlackBerry Oslo pics leaked
BlackBerry is still releasing new devices. We just saw the release of the BlackBerry Leap in the UK, and now we have a leaked photo of an upcoming BlackBerry Oslo. The BB Oslo features a square design and physical keyboard. BlackBerry Central reported the following specs for the Oslo: more
BBM messages are not private and secure
BlackBerry touts its encryption and claims BBM messages are completely private, but according to the Wall Street Journal, the company handed over hundreds of messages to Brazilian prosecutors as part of a corruption scandal. Over 100 people were charged with corruption after the BBM messages were reviewed. ....more
BBM Shop turns one year old
The BBM Shop celebrated its first birthday today. BlackBerry opened the BBM Shop a year ago in an attempt to create a new revenue stream for the struggling company. BlackBerry released some interesting stats for the BBM Shop in celebration of its first birthday. Stickers Sent (since April 1, 2014):....more
New BlackBerry Leap video released
The BlackBerry Leap has been announced, but we have not seen much of it. Now comes a new hands-on video from BlackBerry to walk you through the Leap. The BlackBerry Leap is a touchscreen device with a generous 5 inch display. The build quality looks great, even though the Leap is targeted at an entry level....more
BlackBerry-owned Secusmart releases a new tablet
BlackBerry seems to have released a new tablet, sort of. Secusmart, a BlackBerry company, has released a new secure tablet called the Secutablet. The Secutablet was built in conjunction with Samsung and IBM, so it really is just a modified version of the Samsung Tab S 10.5. The Secutablet has enhan....more
BlackBerry Blend for BB10 updated
BlackBerry has updated BlackBerry Blend today, bringing new features that make it more effective when using it with other devices. New support for timed messages and Android attachments are now included, as well as security improvements. The new update is available in the App World now. BlackBerry ....more
BlackBerry wins dismissal of shareholder lawsuit
BlackBerry won the dismissal of a lawsuit on Friday accusing the company of misleading investors by painting a misleading picture of BlackBerry10's prospects. U.S. District According to Reuters, Judge Thomas Gr....more
Two-factor authentication app for BlackBerry 10 released
There are several two-factor authentication apps for BlackBerry, but Cyphercor Inc. is throwing their hat in the ring for BB10. The company announced their native two-factor authentication app for BlackBerry 10. According to the page in the BlackBerry World, the LoginTC app allows users to securely log on t....more
BlackBerry downgraded, stock falls
BlackBerry was downgraded by Goldman Sachs yesterday and investors are running. Goldman Sachs analysts Simona Jankowski and Doug Clark downgraded BlackBerry from Hold to Sell based in large part on what the analysts see as a "challenging phase." The analysts said the bounce in BlackBerry stock over ....more
BlackBerry pushes Passport reviews on YouTube
BlackBerry is doing everything it can to promote its hardware these days. With Samsung's announcements at the Mobile World Congress, and Apple's Spring Forward event taking up the headlines, the company is in a fierce battle to stay relevant. BlackBerry is using every online tool available to connect with t....more
BlackBerry pulls OS 10.3.1 update on older devices
BlackBerry has been forced to pull the OS 10.3 update from the Q10 and Z10 over performance and battery issues. The company received many complaints from users of the older devices and decided to pull the update until it can be worked out. MobileSyrup more
BBM for Android downloaded 100 million times
BlackBerry announced today that BBM for Android has been downloaded 100 million times. This is a significant milestone for BlackBerry who only opened up BBM to Android in 2013. The company says 100 million installs puts BBM "in the top tier of messaging apps on Google Play." BBM for Android has 3.7 million....more
BlackBerry to release low cost Leap
BlackBerry is releasing a new low cost device called the BlackBerry Leap. The Leap is expected to retail at $275 and will be a full touchscreen device. The specs are actually not that bad. The Leap will feature a 5 inch display, and run on a 1.5GHz Qualcomm processor and include 2GB of RAM. That basicall....more
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