BlackBerry has officially announced the DTEK60, its latest flagship Android smartphone, few weeks after it announced that it will cease in-house smartphone production. It has a 5.5-inch Quad HD screen, is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 21-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK60 with 5.5-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM announced for $499”
BlackBerry CEO John Chen today announcing the second fiscal quarter 2017 earnings confirmed that the company will end all internal hardware development and will outsource it to partners to focus on software development, including security and applications. “This allows us to reduce capital requirements and enhance return on invested capital,” said the CEO. Continue reading “BlackBerry will stop in-house smartphone development, outsource it to partners”
BlackBerry DTEK60, the company’s top-end smartphone surfaced the official website recently confirming all the entire specifications of the smartphone. It recently passed through FCC and WiFi Alliance certification. Now the press images of the smartphone has surfaced on a German site. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK60 press images surface, could go on sale from Oct 11 for CA$ 699”
BlackBerry and and Zimperium, Inc. have partnered to offer comprehensive mobile threat detection, risk analysis and prevention for both iOS and Android devices for enterprise and government customers. Continue reading “BlackBerry and Zimperium partner to offer mobile threat protection for Enterprise and Government”
BlackBerry smartphone codenamed Neon was introduced as DTEK50 back in July. Now the company is all set to introduce its flagship smartphone codenamed Argon as DTEK60. Specifications of the phone has been listed on the official site that coincides earlier rumors. We still don’t have an image of the smartphone yet. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK60 with 5.5-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM coming soon”
BlackBerry just announced DTEK50, which it claims to be the world’s most secure smartphone. It encrypts all users’ information, including business critical data and personal data and is FIPS 140-2 Compliant. It also has Malware protection along with back-up wipe and restore capabilities. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK50 announced for $299, claims to be the world’s most secure Android smartphone”
Earlier this month, three BlackBerry Android smartphones –Argon, Neon and Mercury had surfaced. Now, a bunch of images of the Neon smartphones have been leaked that offers a clear look at the design of the phones.
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BlackBerry is saying farewell to its Classic smartphone. The struggling Canadian smartphone announced that it will stop manufacturing its BB 10-powered BlackBerry Classic smartphone.
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BlackBerry CEO already confirmed that the company will release two mid-range Android handsets this year, one with a physical keyboard and one with a full touchscreen. In a recent interview he also confirmed that the lower-priced device will be have a full touch screen. Now specifications of three upcoming Android smartphones – Argon, Neon and Mercury have surfaced, thanks to @evleaks. These were first posted in a forum last week.
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Earlier in April this year it was rumored that BlackBerry will release two mid-range smartphones codenamed Hamburg (with full touch screen) and Rome (with a physical keyboard and a touchscreen) by the end of this year. A smartphone that was spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance’s website is seen to be manufactured by China’s TCL that produces the Alcatel line of smartphones.
Continue reading “BlackBerry Hamburg could be a TCL-made Android smartphone”
BlackBerry today reported a net loss (GAAP) of $670 million or $1.28 per basic share for the first fiscal quarter 2017 that ended May 31, 2016 on revenues (GAAP) of $400 million. This is due to long lived asset impairment charge of $501 million, a $57 million goodwill impairment charge and $41 million inventory-related charge.
Continue reading “BlackBerry reports $670M loss in Q1 FY 2017, CEO confirms full-touch budget Android phone”
BlackBerry has appointed Ralph Pini as Chief Operating Officer and General Manager for Devices. Ralph Pini will replace Ron Louks who has exited the company.
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BlackBerry has updated BBM for Android with support for video calling. The feature is currently limited to BBM users in the US and Canada. Continue reading “BBM for Android gets support for video calling in the US and Canada”
BlackBerry has finally started rolling out Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) update for its flagship Priv smartphone, after beta program. The update brings several new features including enhanced privacy, security and usability features, imrpoved BlackBerry Keyboard, better notifications, 24fps 4K video and 120 fps slow-motion video recording and more. Continue reading “BlackBerry Priv gets Android 6.0 Marshmallow update with several new features”
“BlackBerry plans to launch two mid-range Android handsets this year, one with a physical keyboard and one with a full touchscreen,” CEO John Chen said in an interview to The National during his visit to Abu Dhabi. He also admitted that the Priv “was too high-end a product”, with its target market of enterprise customers. Continue reading “BlackBerry to launch two mid-range Android phones, including one with physical keyboard in 2016”