Finally, Blackberry has joined the Android wagon, after the company officially announced it would release an Android phone. John Chen, Blackberry's executive chairman and CEO was the one who confirmed the earlier rumors, saying the Priv combines the best of BlackBerry security and productivity with the expansive mobile application ecosystem available on...
BlackBerry has struggled as of late, but it’s trying hard to lure users over to its latest hardware. The  company today announced that it’s offering a ‘trade-up’ program that could save iPhone owners up to $550 on a purchase of aBlackberry Passport. The payment is split up into a $150 as...
The BlackBerry Passport is a pure productivity machine made with a business-focused mindset. It's packing powerful hardware, a slew of clever features, and a great foundation in BlackBerry OS 10.3, which is poised to give iOS and Android a run for their money - if there are enough apps. It weighs 6.9 ounces (just...
BlackBerry CEO John Chen has rushed online to assure owners of the company’s smart phones that it has no short term plans to get out of the handset manufacturing business. “I want to assure you that I have no intention of selling off or abandoning this business any time soon.‎ I...
Messaging service BBM is going to be available to Microsoft's Windows Phone and the upcoming Nokia X platforms in the coming months, Blackberry Ltd has said. The messaging platform that offers collaboration tools such as BBM Groups, BBM Voice and BBM Channels and competes with services such as WhatsApp, Viber...
Smartphone maker BlackBerry seems to have its problems far from over. News coming in say it has reportedly announced that the head of its BBM business, Andrew Bocking is leaving the company. Bocking is the executive vice president of BlackBerry and head of the messenger service. He is the latest...
Alicia Keys and BlackBerry will cut ties at the end of January, just one year after the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter was hired as a "global creative director" for the struggling smartphone maker. This was confirmed on Thursday by the Canadian Company of the singer's upcoming departure. This comes as BlackBerry retreats from...
Well, well — it’s not that US President Barack Obama hasn’t considered the iPhone, but he isn’t allowed to use Apple’s device because of “security reasons,” Reuters reports. Obama made the news in 2009 when he fought a fierce battle with Secret Service to keep his trusty BlackBerry with him when he took...
Cape Town - As part of its programme to drive adoption of the BlackBerry 10 operating system, BlackBerry announced on Sunday that it will allow users to download premium applications for free. BlackBerry users on the BlackBerry 10 platform will be allowed to download a premium application each day until...