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BlackBerry is legendary when it comes to mobile device management and security, and follows that trend when using Android to power its phones. With the KEYone, you also get the keyboard experience that only BlackBerry can offer. The KEYone is a great way to enjoy Android for people who still want a physical keyboard on their phone, and peace of mind that knowing  [Read More…]

This could be the first glimpse of the BlackBerry ‘Krypton’

Krypton is coming.

By now, it’s no secret TCL has more BlackBerry smartphones in the works. The device known as ‘Krypton’ has passed through the Bluetooth SIG, Wi-Fi Alliance and FCC already and according to François Mahieu, head of global sales for TCL, the full-touch device is expected to arrive at some point in October. Still, despite all of that information, the ‘Krypton’ has eluded being caught on camera, mostly. A recently posted image offers up what  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition coming to Canada beginning as soon as next week

A new KEYone color is coming to Canada soon.

If you live in Canada and have been holding on waiting for the BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition to be available, your wait is almost over. Amazon.ca, Walmart.ca, Staples.ca and more will begin offering the Black Edition beginning as soon as next week.

“This has been an exciting year as we’ve introduced our reimagined BlackBerry smartphone to fans and customers here in North America, with overall market demand exceeding  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone now available to order online in QWERTY, QWERTZ or AZERTY keyboard layouts!

It’s now easier to get a KEYone with custom keyboard layouts!

As the BlackBerry KEYone continues to be released into new markets, the folks at BlackBerry Mobile have now officially opened up its online shop in Europe. Customers looking to get their hands on a BlackBerry KEYone can now order the device online directly in their choice of QWERTY, QWERTZ or AZERTY keyboard layouts and charger variants.

In addition to device options, some great BlackBerry KEYone  [Read More…]

A Timex-made BlackBerry smartwatch might be coming soon

Last year iconic Canadian smartphone maker, BlackBerry licensed its intellectual properties to Chinese company TCL who is now in charge of building and selling phones under the BlackBerry brand. Now it seems that BlackBerry might be planning a similar move while smartwatches are concerned. You see, popular watchmaker Timex has recently signed a patent licensing […]

BlackBerry Priv isn’t being upgraded to Android Nougat

BlackBerry’s first Android phone isn’t getting updated past Marshmallow.

Plenty of praise was lavished on BlackBerry’s first Android phone, the Priv, when it debuted in late 2015. In fact, in his review, Russell Holly called it one of the best phones of that year:

This is absolutely one of the best phones to be released this year, and while BlackBerry still has to demonstrate it can keep its promises when it comes to software updates this is already an  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone ‘Black Edition’ goes worldwide, bringing bumped specs and a higher price

The black BlackBerry is going global.

BlackBerry KEYone sales have turned out to be surprisingly strong, and to give them an extra little boost BlackBerry Mobile is releasing a new color of the phone with bumped specs around the world. The Black Edition, as you’d expect, has shed its silver and grey adornments for a full blacked-out look. It looks stealthy and clean, but you’ll surely still stand out with that keyboard on the front.

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The first water-resistant BlackBerry phone is coming this October, sans keyboard

Fans of BlackBerry handsets, listen to this! TCL – the company in charge of manufacturing BlackBerry phones now – recently confirmed to Engadget that a new all-touch BlackBerry handset is coming soon (that means no QWERTY keyboard included). The upcoming phone will mark a first for the company – as it is going to sport […]

BlackBerry tipped to start licensing its own version of Android dubbed “BlackBerry Secure”

BlackBerry has an extensive legacy of integrating security and privacy into its smartphones. As the complexity of mobile devices has increased, BlackBerry has continued to focus on providing the best security solutions for its (mostly) business customers. Case in point, all the company’s Android products come with the DTEK security suite on board. And according […]

BlackBerry may begin licensing its Android software to other manufacturers

BlackBerry is devising a new way to make some much-needed cash.

BlackBerry has been on a bit of a resurgence, at least in mindshare, since releasing its first Android phone. It hasn’t exactly turned the company’s financials around, and it has since licensed its named to TCL in order to shed the cost of developing hardware. That arrangement has TCL design and build the hardware, while BlackBerry maintains the software. It’s a good arrangement.

Soon, BlackBerry may  [Read More…]