Category: BlackBerry

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New BlackBerry Blend video emerges

Cross-device service integration – the ability to switch seamlessly between your wearable, your mobile, and your desktop – is the next big step in tech, and both Apple and Google have announced steps towards this at their respective developer conferences. BlackBerry users have long-requested desktop operability for the company’s core services, and it looks as

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Additional details of the ‘touch-enabled keyboard’ on the BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry revealed that the upcoming BlackBerry Passport, a BB10 smartphone with a 4.5-inch display, will sport a 3-row “touch-enabled keyboard.” The details were scarce of its benefits, only noting that users will be “even more productive.” Michael Clewley, Director of Software Product Management at BlackBerry, wrote a post on the company blog outlining a number

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Unannounced Porsche Design P’9983 unearthed in OS 10.3.0.700

In 2012, BlackBerry and Porsche Design teamed up for the uber-expensive P’9981, a luxury smartphone based on the Bold 9900. This was followed-up last year with the BlackBerry 10-powered Porsche Design P’9982, which claimed a $2500 price tag. Good news for those who are interested in a sequel, as they are partnering up once again, with a few

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BlackBerry Passport will have a ‘new touch-enabled keyboard’

BlackBerry CEO John Chen proudly showed off a couple new BlackBerry 10 devices last week. The Passport will be available in September and the Classic is pegged for a November release. On a blog post today, BlackBerry released BlackBerry 10.3 Developer Preview OS, simulator, and SDK to the dev community. This is basically a tool

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BlackBerry cuts 65 jobs in the developer relations group

BlackBerry recently announced a licensing agreement with Amazon’s Appstore that would bring over 240,000 Android apps to BlackBerry 10. BlackBerry stated the partnership will officially launch when BlackBerry 10.3 is released this fall. BlackBerry CEO John Chen stated that “We’ve listened to our customers and have taken this important step to deliver on their needs,

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Shelved BlackBerry Z5 gets pictured

While we patiently wait for the BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic to be released, let’s take a look back at what could have been. These pictures were part of the BlackBerry C-series (cafe, americano, cappuccino) lineup, which has since been shelved. This beauty was aimed at the entry-level market and was expected to be called

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