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Type away for days on an unlocked BlackBerry KEYone for just $350

Accurate typing on the go!

Amazon currently has the unlocked BlackBerry KEYone on sale for just $ 349.99, which is a new all-time low. When it was first released, the KEYone sold for $ 550 and recently it dropped down to a regular price of $ 400, making today’s price an extra $ 50 off.

The KEYone has an intuitive smart keyboard with flick typing, fingerprint sensor, and customizable shortcuts. It’s built with aluminum casing and Corning  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone in Canada is finally getting its official Oreo update

Now, where’s that Oreo update for the U.S.?

In mid-July, BlackBerry announced it was running an invite-only Android Oreo beta for the KEYone to trial the software update before rolling it out to all users. Starting today, August 15, that update is finally being released to all KEyone owners in Canada.

The Oreo update will start rolling out around 9:00 AM ET, and if you don’t get a notification for it, you can always manually check for  [Read More…]

BlackBerry announces an Android Oreo beta for the KEYone

An upgraded beta program is also launching.

The BlackBerry KEY2 is the best way to get your hardware keyboard fix in 2018, but if you’re still rocking a KEYone, it looks like you’ll soon be able to finally throw Oreo on it.

If you’re registered for the BlackBerry Beta Zone, you should be receiving an email soon that highlights a couple big changes.

First off, BlackBerry’s moving its beta testing program over to a new platform that’s  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone users can sign up for invitation-only Android Oreo beta program

You know what they say. Better late than never! This applies marvelously to the BlackBerry KEYone, which finally got its own Android Oreo beta program.

The phone which was released in April 2017 still runs Android 7.1 Nougat. But not for long. At least we hope that’s the case now that the Oreo beta program is offdficial.

Those who have registered for the BlackBerry Beta Zone might want to keep an eye on their inbox. The company has been sending  [Read More…]

Type away for days on an unlocked BlackBerry KEYone for just $400

Amazon currently has the unlocked BlackBerry KEYone on sale for just $ 399.99, which is a $ 100 discount. It’s also available for the same price at Best Buy. When it was first released, the KEYone sold for $ 550, and before this discount, it had never dropped below $ 440.

The KEYone has an intuitive smart keyboard with flick typing, fingerprint sensor, and customizable shortcuts. It’s built with aluminum casing and Corning Gorilla glass for protection. It  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone on Rogers finally getting Android 8.0 Oreo on June 28

Other models should follow shortly.

With the BlackBerry KEY2 out in the wild, KEYone owners might feel the urge to upgrade to BlackBerry’s latest and greatest. However, if you hold on to your KEYone for just a little longer, it’ll soon get a new lease on life.

Starting Thursday, June 28, Canadian carrier Rogers will begin rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to the BlackBerry KEYone.

This is the first and only Oreo announcement we’ve heard for the  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEY2 vs. BlackBerry KEYone: Should you upgrade?

The price you pay for loving KEY.

The BlackBerry KEY2 didn’t have to overdeliver — it just had to deliver. Instead, BlackBerry Mobile listened to the complaints leveled against the first-generation KEYone and managed to address nearly every one of them. There’s something to be said about that.

At the same time, the two phones are remarkably similar in their design and intention, and that narrow focus may — in fact, it certainly will — limit its  [Read More…]

Why I’m still using a BlackBerry KEYone in Spring 2018

I’ve used a lot of phones, but none fit me as well as the BlackBerry KEYone does.

If you had asked me, or anyone, really, two years ago if I would be using a BlackBerry in 2018 I’d have quietly replied with a no. Like everyone else, I was sure the company was a goner and I hated thinking about that. BlackBerry was not only in financial trouble, but had a stigma following it through conversations on-  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition now available in the US unlocked

Compared to the BlackBerry KEYone versions previously available in the US, the Black Edition has more RAM and storage on board.

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BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition now available in the U.S. for $549

An extra $ 50 gets you more RAM, storage, and a sleek black paint job.

Last August, BlackBerry released an upgraded version of the KEYone called the “Black Edition.” The phone’s been available across Europe, Asia, Latin America, and other countries, and now the United States is getting in on the action.

So, what separates the Black Edition KEYone from its base version? Right off the bat, you’ll see that it looks damn good. All of the  [Read More…]