BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, QWERTY keypad, dual-rear cameras surface in renders

Sometime back in February BlackBerry Athena was first spotted on Geekbench, through configuration files, and in European device registration databases. Today we have the first look at the BlackBerry Athena that is scheduled to launch sometime later this year.  Continue reading “BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, QWERTY keypad, dual-rear cameras surface in renders”

BlackBerry sues Snapchat over patented Messaging, Snap Maps and more

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After suing Facebook, BlackBerry is now after Snapchat creator Snap Inc. over patented Messaging, Snap Maps and more. BlackBerry Chief Executive Officer John Chen has been working to find additional sources of revenue as investors express concern over company’s growth.  Continue reading “BlackBerry sues Snapchat over patented Messaging, Snap Maps and more”

Microsoft and BlackBerry team up to introduce BlackBerry Enterprise BRIDGE

Microsoft and BlackBerry today announced a strategic partnership with an aim to offer enterprises a solution that will make it easy to integrate BlackBerry’s expertise in mobility and security with Microsoft’s cloud and productivity products. Continue reading “Microsoft and BlackBerry team up to introduce BlackBerry Enterprise BRIDGE”

BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram over patent infringement

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BlackBerry today announced that it is suing Facebook, and its subsidiaries; Instagram and WhatsApp under the ground that these apps copied features like unread count from BlackBerry’s proprietary and patent-protected Messenger app, known as BBM.  Continue reading “BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram over patent infringement”

BlackBerry ‘Ghost’ with bezel-less display said to launch in India soon

A new BlackBerry smartphone code-named ‘Ghost’ has surfaced online, thanks to @evleaks who also says that the Android smartphone will have a bezel-less display and will be a premium smartphone. The image shows a sleek smartphone with a metal frame, cured corners, SIM slot and antenna cutouts present on the side. It also shows a front-facing camera and an earpiece above the display.

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BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, Luna and Uni smartphones surface

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BlackBerry is expected to launch at least three new phones this year, and the and they are currently code-named as Athena, Luna, and Uni. These smartphones over the past few weeks, have been making their appearance on Geekbench, through configuration files, and in European device registration databases. Continue reading “BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, Luna and Uni smartphones surface”

BlackBerry Jarvis transformational cybersecurity software announced

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BlackBerry in a keynote address at the North American International Automotive Show (NAIAS) announced Jarvis transformational cybersecurity software. The company says that it is initially marketing the solution to automakers whose complex software supply chains create compelling and urgent use cases that Jarvis can help solve today. Continue reading “BlackBerry Jarvis transformational cybersecurity software announced”

BlackBerry extends support for BB10 and BBOS to 2019, ends support for BlackBerry Priv

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BlackBerry has announced that it is extending support for BB10 and BBOS up to 2019 and the company also said that it will soon introduce a new trade-up program which will offer significant discounts and incentive for current BlackBerry users to upgrade to a new BlackBerry device. Continue reading “BlackBerry extends support for BB10 and BBOS to 2019, ends support for BlackBerry Priv”

BlackBerry and Qualcomm team up to develop automotive platforms for next-gen connected vehicles

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BlackBerry has partnered with Qualcomm to develop and produce automotive platforms for the next generation of connected vehicles. As a part of this non-exclusive deal, both the companies will combinedly develop and optimize select Qualcomm Technologies’ hardware platforms for Next-generation Vehicles. Continue reading “BlackBerry and Qualcomm team up to develop automotive platforms for next-gen connected vehicles”

BlackBerry loses dispute against Nokia, agrees to pay $137 million

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BlackBerry has announced that the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration has ruled against the company in a contract dispute with Nokia Corporation and has agreed to pay $137 million.  Continue reading “BlackBerry loses dispute against Nokia, agrees to pay $137 million”

BlackBerry signs patent deal with budget Android maker BLU

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BlackBerry has entered into a patent license agreement with budget Android maker BLU. As a result of this agreement, all existing patent litigation between the two companies and withdrawal of pending actions in the United States.  Continue reading “BlackBerry signs patent deal with budget Android maker BLU”

BlackBerry Motion with 5.5-inch 1080p display, water-resistant body, 4000mAh battery announced

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After leak, BlackBerry Mobile has officially announced the TCL-made BlackBerry Motion, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone at the GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 Mobile platform, runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) and has a water-resistant body with IP67 ratings. It has a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, similar to the KEYone. Continue reading “BlackBerry Motion with 5.5-inch 1080p display, water-resistant body, 4000mAh battery announced”

BlackBerry Motion water-resistant Android smartphone press image surfaces

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BlackBerry BBD100-1 codenamed Krypton got Bluetooth SIG and Wi-Fi Alliance for certification already. Now @evleaks aka Evan Blass has posted the first press shot of the smartphone and also said that the phone will be released as BlackBerry Motion. It shows a smartphone with a home button with BlackBerry logo on the front on a huge bezel, below the screen.

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BlackBerry Priv will not get Android Nougat update

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BlackBerry introduced Priv as the company’s first Android smartphone with a slide-out Keyboard back in October 2015 running Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) and it was launched in India in January last year at a hefty price tag. The phone got Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) update in April last year, now Alex Thurber GM of BlackBerry Mobility Solutions has confirmed that the phone will not get Android Nougat update. Continue reading “BlackBerry Priv will not get Android Nougat update”

BlackBerry KEYone Battery Life Test

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BlackBerry KEYone was launched in India earlier this month for Rs. 39,990 on Amazon.in. We already brought you the review of the phone, here we have the battery life test results of the phone. It packs a 3505mAh built-in battery and also has support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging. It has 4.5-inch (1620 x 1080 pixels) 3:2 display, is powered by a power-efficient Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform and runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat). Check out the test results.

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