Topic: BlackBerry

BlackBerry Will Go Back to Its Roots, Focus on Phones with Physical Keyboards
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BlackBerry Will Go Back to Its Roots, Focus on Phones with Physical Keyboards

"The focus is going to be very keyboard centric," BlackBerry CEO John Chen told Reuters in a new interview published today. For over a year now, BlackBerry has been trying to push consumers smartphones that have looked … [Read more...]

BlackBerry CEO is Very Upset About Product Leaks, Threatens Legal Action
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BlackBerry CEO is Very Upset About Product Leaks, Threatens Legal Action

Mere days after a private beta build of an upcoming version of the upcoming BlackBerry 10.3 update leaked onto the web, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has posted a rather angry blog post on the official BlackBerry blog … [Read more...]

BlackBerry 10.3 Beta Build Leaks, Reveals Voice Assistant
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BlackBerry 10.3 Beta Build Leaks, Reveals Voice Assistant

A previously unheard of BlackBerry 10.3 Beta build has just leaked onto the web, giving us a sneak peak at some of the changes that the company formerly known as RIM has in store for us for 2014. While there's not too … [Read more...]

Nearly All T-Mobile BlackBerry Trade-Ins Have Switched to a Competing Platform
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Nearly All T-Mobile BlackBerry Trade-Ins Have Switched to a Competing Platform

The bad news keeps coming in for former smartphone giant BlackBerry. You may recall that T-Mobile has been running a high value trade-in promo, encouraging BlackBerry users to trade-in their old and busted phones for … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Tries Again, Announces New Z3 and Q20 Smartphones
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BlackBerry Tries Again, Announces New Z3 and Q20 Smartphones

Poor BlackBerry. After seeing just about no success with the flagship BlackBerry Z10, an absolutely disastrous launch of the QWERTY BlackBerry Q10, and no further luck with the BlackBerry Z30, to say the company's … [Read more...]

WhatsApp to Add Voice Calls Later This Year
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WhatsApp to Add Voice Calls Later This Year

What's up with WhatsApp?  Well, besides the mega $16 billion purchase by Facebook announced last week, the popular messaging service announced it will add voice calls later this year. WhatsApp announced during a … [Read more...]

BlackBerry CEO Reveals More Details About His Turnaround Plans
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BlackBerry CEO Reveals More Details About His Turnaround Plans

BlackBerry has gone through a number of metamorphoses as the smartphone maker struggles to compete with the likes of Android and iOS.  After failing to turn the company around with devices like the Z10 and Z30, which … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Files Infringement Lawsuit Against Typo Keyboard Case
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BlackBerry Files Infringement Lawsuit Against Typo Keyboard Case

News for BlackBerry—the former king of smartphones—has not been too good of late. That’s why it’s kind of hard not to laugh a little at the press release the company published to its website today, revealing that … [Read more...]

This Girl Has Been Fired: Alicia Keys Out As Global Creative Director at BlackBerry
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This Girl Has Been Fired: Alicia Keys Out As Global Creative Director at BlackBerry

BlackBerry continues to tighten its purse strings and clean house--even top executives and global recording stars aren’t safe.  Alicia Keys will depart her role as “global creative director” for the smartphone, … [Read more...]

BlackBerry CEO Lays Out His Strategy for Success
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BlackBerry CEO Lays Out His Strategy for Success

BlackBerry's new CEO, John Chen has officially laid the groundwork for the future of BlackBerry.  In a post on CNBC, Chen writes, "It's been easy for competitors to promote negative stories about BlackBerry, focusing … [Read more...]