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|Verizon CEO sees strong demand for BlackBerry Q10
BlackBerry launched the Z10 to mixed reviews a few months ago, but the Q10 has had a better reception. Initial reports from Canada suggest people were waiting for the Q10 because of its QWERTY keyboard. According to Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel S. Mead, the same can be said for American users.
|BlackBerry Q10 sales strong in Canada
The BlackBerry Q10 is out in Canada and by all accounts is selling well. Several reports of strong sales and sell-outs in some areas are encouraging news for BlackBerry. The all touch Z10 launched to good, but not gangbuster sales. It looks like people were really waiting for that QWERTY keyboard before pic....more
|BlackBerry gains usage share in April
BlackBerry might be making some progress on the usage share front. According to Net Applications, BlackBerry gained usage share in April. The gains were very slight, but they are pointing BlackBerry in the right direction. After losing share in each of the two prior months BlackBerry managed to gain usage ....more
|Skype for BlackBerry Q10 now available
Skype has announced the availability of its BlackBerry 10 app. Oddly, the app only works with the Q10 right now, but the Q10 isn't out yet. Skype is quick to point out that this is a preview version (beta) and not finalized yet.
Keep in mind that this release is still in preview state w....more
|Selfridges offering BlackBerry Q10 this weekend
UK retailer Selfridges will have the BlackBerry Q10 in stock ahead of other retailers. BlackBerry UK tweeted the news that Selfridges will start selling the Q10 this Friday thru Sunday for £580. They are already taking pre-orders so you can order a black BlackBerry Q10, or wait until Friday and take your ch....more
|BlackBerry Q10 coming to Canada on May 1
We won't have to wait much longer for the BlackBerry Q10 to arrive. The BB10 QWERTY device will hit Canada on May 1 on Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility and TELUS. It will also be available on Virgin Mobile Canada, Fido, Koodo Mobile, and Sasktel, and available in select retail locations, including Best Buy, Fu....more
|Can BlackBerry regain its momentum?
No matter what happens in the future, BlackBerry as a company has turned around. The company managed to extend its life by cranking out a new BB10 OS, and new devices. The once dominant smartphone maker went through a brutal few years of losses in both the marketplace and stock market. While Apple and And....more
|BlackBerry secures big corporate order
BlackBerry has received a large corporate order for 3,000 BlackBerry 10 smartphones. The company who ordered the BlackBerrys, Canadian Tire Corp., will issue the BB10 devices to its employees later this month. Canadian Tire ordered both BlackBerry Z10s and Q10s for use in its sporting-goods, and auto-parts....more
|BlackBerry 10.1 includes several new features
BlackBerry is giving BlackBerry OS 10.1 to developers this week and the first major BB10 update has some new features. Crackberry has the low down on 14 new features with the most notable being HDR photos, PIN-to-PIN messaging within the BlackBerry Hub, and an improved text picker. BlackBerry contin....more
|Analyst says BlackBerry working on a 5-inch BB10 device
Jefferies analyst Peter Misek has given BlackBerry a Buy rating, with a target price of $22. In a recent research note, Misek says BlackBerry will launch 2-3 more BlackBerry 10 devices this year, and one will have a 5-inch display. "Based on our checks we believe confirmation that 2-3 additional BB1....more
|How to create a web shortcut to your home screen
Like most other smartphone platforms, BlackBerry 10 allows you to setup quick shortcuts to websites to your home screen. CNET has created a nice how to video that will show you how to add shortcuts to your BlackBerry's homescreen. The process is quite easy. Simply launch the browser and go to the w....more
|BlackBerry sales in the US very weak
BlackBerry 10 launched in the US nearly two months after it launched in the UK and Canada. The US market is apparently different because according to The Wall Street Journal, more than 50% of the BlackBerry Z10 sales in the US have been returned.
Perhaps worse, according to a report from....more
|Largest BlackBerry investor still believes in company
The largest holder of BlackBerry stock says he still believes in the company. Prem Watsa owns 10 per cent of the company and is not planning to sell. He first became associated with BlackBerry through a friendship with founder Mike Lazaridis. Now that Lazaridis is leaving BlackBerry one might assume that Wa....more
|BlackBerry asks regulators to investigate false report on returns
Yesterday we had a report that BlackBerry return rates in the US were higher than sales rates. BlackBerry refuted the claim, and is now going to ask security regulators in the US and Canada to probe the report. BlackBerry strongly denied the report and called it "false and misleading." The compan....more
|Viber for BlackBerry OS 5 and 7 gets voice calling
Viber has updated its BlackBerry app to support free voice calling. Interestingly, the app does not support BlackBerry 10. The voice calling feature works on BlackBerry OS 5 and 7. Apparently, BB OS 6 cannot handle it for some reason. Viber CEO Talmon Marco said , "BlackBerry is one of the most ....more
|Rogers and Telus take pre-orders for BlackBerry Q10
The BlackBerry Q10 will be coming to Canada in the coming weeks. Both Rogers Communications and Telus said the Q10 will be available in the “coming weeks.” No exact dates have been given, but both companies are offering pre-orders of the BB10 QWERTY phone now. Bell, Telus and Rogers will sell the Bl....more
|Chinese Government orders 2 million BlackBerry Q10s?
If this rumor is true, BlackBerry has just received a gigantic order for its Q10 QWERTY smartphone. A message posted on Stockhouse claims the Chinese Government has placed an order for 2 milliion Q10s.
The Chinese Bureau of Economic and Cultural Development has signed an intent to purcha....more
|BlackBerry inks deal with New Jersey Nets arena
BlackBerry has inked a marketing deal with the Brooklyn Arena, home of the New Jersey Nets. The deal is reportedly worth between $1 million and $5million. They won't have their name on the building, but BlackBerry will get "brand domination" inside via a variety of strategies.
|Phones4U taking BlackBerry Q10 pre-orders, giving away PlayBooks
BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard diehards are still waiting for the Q10 to be released and it won't be long now. UK retailer Phones4U is now taking pre-orders on the Q10, and is even giving away a free BlackBerry PlayBook to the first 300 customers who order. Just hit the link below to reserve your BlackB....more
|Leaked image of curve-like QWERTY BB10 phone
A leaked image purports to be a low end BlackBerry 10 R-series phone. The leaked photo popped up in the BlackBerryOS.com forums yesterday, and is supposedly a lower end "Curve" like device. Little is known officially about the device, but it is a QWERTY BlackBerry 10 device that will launch later this year.....more
|Alicia Keys visits BlackBerry headquarters
Alicia Keys made a visit to the Waterloo headquarters of BlackBerry on Tuesday. Keys was in the area for a concert and made a little detour to visit BlackBerry headquarters. The visit was kept under wraps until BlackBerry later released a statement:
“At the time of her appointment as Gl....more
|Kevin O'Leary dumps his iPhone for the BlackBerry Z10
Billionaire investor Kevin O'Leary has dumped his iPhone and switched to the BlackBerry Z10. Kevin says BlackBerry 10 is the best technology on the market right now, until someone surpasses it. Kevin appeared on his TV show, The Lang & O'Leary Exchange, yesterday and told a story about how David Chilton, f....more
|BlackBerry offers glimpse of BB10 to Android and iOS users
In an effort to attract users from other platforms to BlackBerry, the company is offering a glimpse of BlackBerry 10 via your mobile browser. If you have an Android or iOS device, you can point your mobile browser to blackberry.com/glimpse to try out BlackBerry....more
|Is BlackBerry's comeback assured?
Research in Motion was in a world of hurt as the once dominant smartphone player lost massive amounts of marketshare to iOS and Android. Two founders left executive positions, a new OS was developed, and the company changed its name to BlackBerry. It has been a painful few years, but the comeback has now be....more
|Leaked BlackBerry road map shows BB10 tablet and phablets on the way
A leaked BlackBerry road map appears to show BlackBerry will offer a tablet and two phablets later this year. The road map was leaked on a Twitter account @BB10Leaks, so chalk it up as a rumor. All three devices will run BlackBerry 10 and will be out in the second half of this year. BlackBerry has had no c....more
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