Category: BlackBerry

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BlackBerry names Marty Beard as COO

BlackBerry has announced the appointment of Marty Beard as its Chief Operating Officer. Beard  was previously Chairman and CEO of LiveOps, a cloud-based company that specializes in customer service, and has also served as President of Sybase 365 and various roles at Oracle. As COO of BlackBerry, Beard will be “responsible for cross-functional organizations, including

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Want to see a BlackBerry Z30 play air hockey? Of course you do

The Astonishing Tribe, now called BlackBerry Sweden (TAT), is well-known for its inventive mobile technology and design demos. Of course, TAT also knows how to have a little fun when it’s not presenting new UX paradigms. Such was the case one weekend this spring, when BlackBerry Sweden employee Stephen Lau took it upon himself to

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BlackBerry Passport gets sized up next to a Canadian passport

The BlackBerry Passport was officially announced last month and the company has been promoting its design all over the place, even going as far as to say “We’ve been living in a rectangular world for quite some time… it’s Hip to be Square.” Apart from the design, BlackBerry has also embedded a 3-row “touch-enabled keyboard”

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BlackBerry announces Siri-like Assistant for upcoming 10.3 release

BlackBerry continues to sing the praises of its as-yet-unreleased Passport smartphone. The device has been getting a lot of press for its unique design and BlackBerry doesn’t want you to miss the fact that people are talking about its brave attempt to produce a game-changing phone. The latest bout of chest-thumping switches things up a

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BlackBerry says the Passport ‘reinvents the mobile keyboard’

BlackBerry is giving a bit more insight into the new touch-enabled keyboard on the upcoming BlackBerry Passport. The company already revealed a few tips and tricks for how users can benefit the most from using the physical and ‘contextual virtual keys.’ Michael Clewley, Director of Software Product Management at BlackBerry, took to the company blog

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BlackBerry shutting down Scoreloop on December 1st

BlackBerry acquired German-based Scoreloop in 2011 with a goal “to take mobile gaming to the next level.” BlackBerry, then known as Research In Motion, was heavily promoting gaming on its newly launched PlayBook tablet and targeted professionals who also wanted to have a little fun on the side. Scoreloop provided a way for developers to

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BlackBerry wins three Red Dot product design awards for Q10, Q5 and Z30

While sales of BlackBerry 10 devices have not been able to turn the company’s finances around, the company has been recognized for the design of its latest smartphones. BlackBerry has won three Red Dot Awards in the category of product design, specifically for the Q10, Q5 and Z30. According to the press release, a 40-member

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