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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 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
BlackBerry sues Typo again over Typo 2
Typo, the keyboard company backed by Ryan Seacrest isn't having much luck. The company was sued by BlackBerry over its original iPhone keyboard, and BlackBerry won an injunction against sales of Typo's keyboard. Typo went back to the drawing board and made a few changes to their keyboard. According to The ....more
Forbes - BlackBerry stuck in the past
It appears some people are not very excited about BlackBerry going back to its roots with the BlackBerry Classic. In a response to John Chen's blog post yesterday touting the BlackBerry Classic, Forbes has run a piece by Ewan Spence slamming BlackBerry and even calling them disingenuous. more
BlackBerry wins prestigious design awards
BlackBerry has won three Red Dot Awards for the high design quality of its devices. The BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Q5 and BlackBerry Z30 smartphones were awarded the prestigious award this year by Red Dot Award's international, 40-member expert panel. 4,815 entries from 53 countries were reviewed, and the p....more
BlackBerry 10 update gives free FM radio
BlackBerry rolled out an update for its BlackBerry 10 operating system that included free FM radio for your BB. The 10.2.1 includes hundreds of enhancements that the company says "will make the things you do every day faster and easier." The biggest feature for BlackBerry Z30, Q10, or Q5 owners will be the ne....more
BlackBerry to offer a free app per day through December
In an effort to gain back some momentum, BlackBerry will run a winter sale on BlackBerry 10 apps. BlackBerry will offer a free app per day throughout December. Popular apps like Angry Birds will be offered for free. The apps will run on handsets like the Q5, Q10, Z10 and Z30, which run on its BB10 operating....more
BlackBerry selling unlocked phones directly to US customers
BlackBerry recently announced the company lost $1 billion last quarter due to poor Z10 sales. T-Mobile announced it would no longer offer the BlackBerry in its stores, and Sprint was on the fence. Now BlackBerry is selling unlocked phones directly to US customers via its US website. You can purcha....more
BlackBerry announces Z30 5-inch phablet
BlackBerry has announced the BlackBerry Z30 phablet with a 5-inch display running BlackBerry OS 10.2. As you can see in the video above, BlackBerry hopes that a 5-inch display will bring a richer experience to BlackBerry 10. The full press release follows.
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Can BlackBerry survive as a niche company?
BlackBerry's struggles continue as their board considers several options including selling off pieces of the company, or going private. One director feels that BlackBerry can survive as a niche company. Director Bert Nordberg said that the company has strengths in secure communications an enterprise....more
BlackBerry gets order for 2000 Q10's from Univision
BlackBerry has been struggling lately, but it's not all bad news for the Canadian smartphone maker. The company just landed an order for 2000 BlackBerry Q10 smartphones from Univision. Apparently Univision employees have been using BlackBerrys, and will be upgrading all of their current BlackBerrys to the Q1....more
BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 get Department of Defense approval
We finally have some good news for BlackBerry. The US Department of Defense has given the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 security approval to be used on the DoD network. BlackBerry is the first mobile device to gain this approval. According to BB's press release, the Defense Information System Agency is ....more
More BlackBerry 10 devices coming this year
BlackBerry is on a bit of a mini-roll lately with the release of two new phones, the Z10 and Q10. According to Digitimes, BlackBerry will not stop there. The company plans to released 3 or 4 more BlackBerry devices this year. Two new devices have already been widely discussed, the A10 and Q5. That still le....more
BlackBerry shares rise after analyst upgrades outlook
Shares of BlackBerry rose a bit on Thursday after Societe Generale upgraded their rating on the stock. The upgrade was based on better than expected sales of new BlackBerrys. The company has been doing a decent job since releasing BlackBerry 10, but their stock hasn't gone gangbusters by any means. BlackBer....more
AT&T to start BlackBerry Q10 pre-orders tomorrow
Not to be outdone but Verizon, AT&T will also take pre-orders for the BlackBerry Q10 starting tomorrow. Verizon was the first US carrier out of the gate with the Q10, but AT&T will join along. The pricing will be the same $200 with a two-year contract, of course. For $200 you get the best QWERTY keyboard o....more
BlackBerry Q10 available for pre-order on Verizon
It looks like Verizon is first up to bat, offering pre-orders of the upcoming BlackBerry Q10. You can get the latest QWERTY keyboard device from BlackBerry for $199.99 if you sign a 2-year contract. If you want to pickup the Q10 without signing a new contract, be prepared to shell out $600. Ouch! B....more
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. more
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
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
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
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
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