Category: BlackBerry

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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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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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