Category: BlackBerry

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Hands-on with BBM for Android and iOS

Well, it’s here. The messaging app that ushered in a revolutionary swell of which it is no larger a part is now back… sort of. The app has been released for iOS and Android devices, and while it is available to download, at the time of writing users must wait in a virtual cow pen,

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BBM for iPhone and Android now available

Looks like Frank Boulben, BlackBerry’s CMO, was somewhat right when he declared BBM for Android and iPhone would be available “within days.” After a four-week delay, BlackBerry announced today that BBM will be available to download today. The highly-anticipated messaging service has been tested and is now stable, ready for prime time. In a blog

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BlackBerry Z30 now available at SaskTel

Looks like other Canadian carriers are now deciding to release the BlackBerry Z30. At one time, it was only TELUS, Bell and MTS, then after a short debacle Rogers opted into make the 5-inch BlackBerry device available to its customers. Now, heading over to regional Saskatchewan-based SaskTel reveals that they too have chosen to support BlackBerry

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Lenovo gets added to the list of companies interested in acquiring BlackBerry

Fairfax Financial has offered $4.7 billion for BlackBerry and its assets. In addition, a previous report indicated that Cisco Systems, Google, SAP, Intel, LG, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and BlackBerry co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin are all considering making separate offers. Today, people familiar with the matter state that Lenovo is entering the

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Rogers starts taking BlackBerry Z30 online reservations

Update – October 22nd: A week ago Rogers declared that they would be making the BlackBerry Z30 available to its customers. We reached out to them for an update of when it’ll actually launch, plus how reservations are going: “We’re working closely with BlackBerry to certify the BlackBerry Z30 on our network and prepare our

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BlackBerry Z30 now available in Canada

The latest BlackBerry device to join the BB10 family is the Z30. This is the company’s largest smartphone to date, sporting a 5-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. We know for sure, as previously leaked, that the Z30 will be available at Bell and TELUS today. MTS and Rogers will also

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BBM for Android and iPhone expected to launch within days

In BlackBerry’s open letter today, the company revealed that its popular BBM messaging platform has amassed a pre-registration list of “around six million customers.” Originally, BBM was to move past BlackBerry and go cross-platform to both Android and iPhone on September 21st, but an “unreleased version caused issues” that immediately paused a global roll-out of the

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BlackBerry’s open letter says, “You can continue to count on us”

BlackBerry has published an open letter informing the world that they are OK. While the company is creeping towards a sale, or possibly a split into several parts, BlackBerry wrote a few key items that will “set the record straight on a few things.” The company acknowledged that these are “challenging times” and that the

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