In addition to the Z3 that BlackBerry announced today, CEO John Chen also said the company will bring a ‘classic’ take on one of their BlackBerry 10 smartphones. It was rumoured that BlackBerry would re-introduce the “belt” of function keys and trackpad back into its devices and Chen confirmed this by saying the Q20, along
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BlackBerry held an intimate media event at Mobile World Congress today and CEO John Chen once again reinforced his company’s commitment to the enterprise market. In addition, BlackBerry unveiled the long-rumoured “Jakarta” as the BlackBerry Z3. The BlackBerry- and Foxconn-built 3G-only device is an entry-level BlackBerry 10 smartphone running 10.2.1 with a 5-inch 960×540 pixel
Samsung unleashed the Galaxy S5 today and it’ll be landing on Canadian soil this coming April. The anticipated device, as expected, has a similar design to the previous Galaxy S4 and SIII, but this new version has a “refined experience” and is packed with improved specs and features. The LTE-enabled GS5 runs Android OS 4.4.2
Samsung has promised to show off “The Next Galaxy” during their Mobile World Congress keynote today. The event will take place at 2:00pm EST and we’ve embedded the live stream below. It’s expected that Samsung will officially unveil the Samsung Galaxy S5 and will reportedly come with a fingerprint sensor, heart rate monitor, 16MP camera
BlackBerry reportedly ready to bring back the classic navigation keys and trackpad in future BB10 devices
When John Chen took his position as the CEO of BlackBerry he stated the company will be “going back to [their] heritage and roots.” The term was directed at servicing the core enterprise customers, but a new report in the Globe and Mail reveals the Waterloo-based company will be bringing back the classic navigation keys
WhatApp was recently acquired by Facebook for a whopping $16 billion, and many were extremely surprised by the purchase. Jan Koum, WhatsApp CEO, took the stage at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and declared the app will enter a new space and secure its powerhouse status in the competitive messaging space. WhatsApp, which has 465 million
Nokia’s entry into the Android space was known for months, but this was only rumoured to be one device. At Mobile World Congress today, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop (fellow Canadian), surprised the masses and showcased three Nokia Android-powered devices: Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL.
Microsoft will be welcoming another popular app to the Windows Phone Store shortly. Nokia’s Stephen Elop announced at Mobile World Congress that BlackBerry’s popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) will be available on Windows Phone Lumia devices “in the coming months.” However, BlackBerry has taken a step further in its press release and declared the app will
Google launching a branded smartwatch is nothing new. This rumour has been circling around the web for a over a year and the latest reports suggest we could see this officially unveiled at Google I/O in June. This weekend, several media outlets — TechCrunch, CNET and the Wall Street Journal — all published articles with
The past seven days were dominated by the results of the 700 MHz spectrum auction. Rogers spent billions and other carriers stockpiled the valuable resource. Rogers also unveiled the “Rogers Next” option and to probably much surprise Mobilicity is still in business. Below are the top Canadian stories from the past week, plus notable news