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BlackBerry appoints Ralph Pini as Head Of Devices

May 10, 2016 – 12:56 pm

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.

BBM for Android gets support for video calling in the US and Canada

April 29, 2016 – 12:11 pm
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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.

BlackBerry Priv gets Android 6.0 Marshmallow update with several new features

April 27, 2016 – 1:35 pm

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 …

BlackBerry to launch two mid-range Android phones, including one with physical keyboard in 2016

April 8, 2016 – 2:26 pm

“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 …

BlackBerry Priv Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta program registration begins

April 5, 2016 – 3:57 pm

BlackBerry already confirmed during the earnings call last week that it is planning to roll out Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update for the Priv in late April or early May. Now it has started taking registrations for …

BBM’s Message Retraction and Timer features are now free to use without subscription

April 4, 2016 – 12:07 pm
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BlackBerry has updated BBM for Android, iOS and BlackBerry 10 that makes privacy features such as Timed Messages and Message Retraction that were previously only available as part of a BBM subscription are now completely free. These features …

BlackBerry reports $238M loss in Q4 FY 2016, 600,000 units of Priv sold in the quarter

April 2, 2016 – 3:08 pm

BlackBerry today reported a net loss (GAAP) of $238 million or $0.45 per basic share for the fourth fiscal quarter 2016 that ended February 29, 2016 on revenues (GAAP) of $464 million. Cash and investments balance …

BlackBerry Priv Review

March 24, 2016 – 9:01 am
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BlackBerry introduced its most expected flagship Priv smartphone running Android back in October last year. It was launched in India earlier this year at a price tag of Rs. 62,990. Mainly targeted at Business users who …

BlackBerry Priv Camera Samples

March 22, 2016 – 2:33 pm
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BlackBerry launched its flagship Priv smartphone running Android earlier this year for Rs. 62,990. We already brought you the photo gallery, benchmarks and the battery life test results of the smartphone, here we have the camera samples. …

Facebook withdraws support for Blackberry 10 and BBOS

March 19, 2016 – 1:47 pm

Facebook has apparently decided to pull the plug on support for Blackberry 10 and BBOS. This move follows, the company’s decision to stop Whatsapp for the platform.

BlackBerry is the first OEM to roll out monthly Android security patches along with Google

March 12, 2016 – 1:22 pm
Android OEM Security Patching Schedule

Last year BlackBerry announced its plans to push hotfixes for critical issues and monthly Android security updates from Google for the BlackBerry Priv smartphone. Earlier this week it rolled out a 17MB OTA update for the BlackBerry Priv that …

BlackBerry Priv Battery Life Test

March 11, 2016 – 12:48 pm
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BlackBerry launched its flagship Priv smartphone running Android earlier this year for Rs. 62,990. We already brought you the photo gallery and benchmarks of the smartphone, here we have the battery life test results of the smartphone. …

BlackBerry Priv Benchmarks

March 5, 2016 – 4:03 pm
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BlackBerry launched its flagship Priv smartphone running Android earlier this year for Rs. 62,990. We already brought you the photo gallery of the smartphone, here we have the benchmarks. It is powered by a Hexa-Core Qualcomm …

BlackBerry Priv Photo Gallery

March 5, 2016 – 1:44 pm
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BlackBerry announced the Priv Android Slider in October last year following which the phone was launched in India in January this year for Rs. 62,990. Let’s take a detailed look at the hardware and specifications of …

BlackBerry Priv Camera gets slow motion, Launcher and Keyboard get several new features

March 1, 2016 – 2:52 pm
BlackBerry Priv launcher and Keyboard

BlackBerry has updated its Camera, Launcher and Keyboard apps with several new features. The Camera app finally gets slow motion video recording at 120 fps, Keyboard app gets better predictive typing, accuracy, and control and …