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BlackBerry spent a long, long time courting the world's business buffs, and for a while its phones were corporate icons as much as they were communicators. Now the folks in Waterloo are making another play for all the "young, mobile professionals" out there... or at least ones that don't give a li...

March 3rd 2015 at 10:20am 0 Comments
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How does that old song go? Everything old is new again? I'm reminded of it every time Samsung and BlackBerry get wrapped up in some will-they-won't-they acquisition intrigue like they did on Wednesday. In case you somehow missed all the fun, Reuters reported that Samsung offered a cool $7.5 billio...

January 16th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Platform loyal BBM addicts have a new device to consider -- other than the Passport -- now that Blackberry is taking pre-orders for its upcoming phone. The Classic (aka Q20) brings the design, keyboard and trackpad users are used to, plus a large square touch screen, the latest version of BlackBer...

November 13th 2014 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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BlackBerry's tentative step into the world of feed-based social networking, BBM Channels, is at last leaving beta. As of 3PM Eastern, those with BlackBerry 10 and classic BlackBerry OS devices can use the Tumblr-like service for themselves, subscribing to content feeds from both major providers an...

November 26th 2013 at 10:36am 0 Comments
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Viber may have brought its most highly requested feature, VoIP calling, to BlackBerry users way back in April. Still, that's not to say the Skype competitor is quite done polishing its application on older versions of BlackBerry's OS -- namely, 5, 6 and 7. For starters, conversations have been enh...

October 24th 2013 at 12:19am 0 Comments
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BlackBerry is rolling out its BlackBerry Z10 handset and its fresh, new BlackBerry 10 operating system. If you are curious to see how BB10 compares to iOS without actually buying a BlackBerry phone, you can visit BlackBerry.com/glimpse using mobile Safari on your iPhone. You'll be able to che...

April 2nd 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Speaking to The Australian Financial Review, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins is expectedly upbeat about BlackBerry OS and exceedingly negative towards the iPhone. Heins recognized Apple's contribution to the smartphone market, but said the company is falling behind. "Apple did a fantastic jo...

March 18th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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At today's RIM event, the BlackBerry maker gave us a closer look at BB10, with CEO Thorsten Heins talking up the operating system as "all about getting things done" and coining the interface "BlackBerry Flow." He demoed a new Peek feature that lets users access the message notifications screen wit...

September 25th 2012 at 12:11pm 0 Comments