Category: BlackBerry


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



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,



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



Update: Drake rumoured to be BlackBerry’s new brand ambassador (Nope)

When BlackBerry unveiled BlackBerry 10 to the world they also brought on Alicia Keys as its Creative Director. That partnership bombed and even saw Keys sport an Apple iPhone and tweet from the device. Prior to this it was revealed that Canadian-born Justin Bieber, who has a massive worldwide following, wanted to be BlackBerry’s brand



First look at the BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport

During BlackBerry’s quarterly earnings call today, CEO John Chen announced that the next device to hit the market will be the BlackBerry Passport, formerly known as Windermere. The targeted release date for the Passport is set for September and it’ll come in both black and white. As for the overall design, Chen stated that “when you first see



BlackBerry Passport, formerly known as ‘Windermere’, coming in September

John Chen announced during BlackBerry’s quarterly earnings report that the company’s next phone will be called Passport. Previously known as ‘Windermere‘, the often-leaked QWERTY device will sport a 4.5-inch 1440×1440 pixel display and what we believe to be a touch-sensitive keyboard panel for easier autocorrection. It’s interesting that BlackBerry is dropping the “Q” lettering from its QWERTY lineup;



BlackBerry Bold 9900 is now available for sale via ShopBlackBerry

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 was truly an iconic BlackBerry smartphone when it was officially released back in 2011. This came with the classic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard and a premium design with the chrome accents. Since its launch, BlackBerry has shed OS 7 in favour of BlackBerry 10 and released several new smartphones. However, to give