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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 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
BlackBerry Z3 shown in the wild
BlackBerry announced the upcoming BB Z3 at the end of February. The Z3 is another full touchscreen phone by BlackBerry that will focus on the low end of the smartphone market. We haven't seen many photos of the Z3 until now. GengBBM has posted a photo of the Z3 along side the BB Z30 and Z10. The BlackBerr....more
Tripomatic launches travel planning app for BlackBerry 10
Travel planner Tripomatic has released a native app for BlackBerry 10 that enables travelers to create personalized travel itineraries and navigate around their destination. Travelers can download their itinerary to the app, plan their trips directly from their phones, or can use the app to discover interesti....more
BlackBerry gets order for 10,000 handsets
BlackBerry has had more than its share of bad news for the past several years. We all know the story about how the company crumbled in the wake of iOS and Android, but not everyone is bailing. One company just put in a big order with BlackBerry and the reason is a bit surprising. Europe's second l....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
Unlocked BlackBerry Z10 for $199
BlackBerry is offering $200 off an unlocked BlackBerry Z10 between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can pick up your unlocked BB Z10 for only $199. The best part is you can pick up the former flagship BlackBerry 10 smartphone without a commitment to any carrier. The offer ends December 2, 2013,....more
BlackBerry should get back to basics
It might be too late for BlackBerry to recover from its painful decline, but their only chance is to get back to basics. When Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007, the consumer market shifted. BlackBerry had dominated the enterprise market for years and was afraid Apple would eat into their market. They pani....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 Z10 failure leads to nearly $1 billion loss
BlackBerry lost almost $1 billion in one quarter due mostly to the failure of the BlackBerry Z10. BlackBerry said they would write down $934 million in unsold Z10 inventory. The company had pinned its future to the release of its BlackBerry 10 OS, and the BlackBerry Z10 was the first phone the company launc....more
BlackBerry reports brutal quarterly loss, will layoff 4500 workers
BlackBerry has announced it will layoff 4500 employees, or 40% or its workforce after a nearly $1 billion quarterly loss. The company also braced investors for more bad news as the company generated only $1.6 billion in sales in the quarter when Wall Street was expecting of $3.06 billion. Things are very bad....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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Costco sells BlackBerry Z10 for a penny
Is anyone in the US still interested in a BlackBerry Z10? If so, you can get one for nothing. Well, almost nothing. Costco is offering up the Z10 for a penny. Yep, that's $.01. You can get either a Verizon or AT&T version, and you have to sign the standard two year contract, but then you get the phone fo....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
AT&T BlackBerry Z10 gets 10.1 upgrade
AT&T's BlackBerry Z10 owners are getting a free upgrade to OS 10.1. BlackBerry announced on Tuesday that AT&T's BlackBerry 10.1 OS software update will start going out over the air. If you prefer to update your device with a USB cable and the BlackBerry Management Software that will work too. The up....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
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
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 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
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
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