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Friday, 3 Jul 2015

Is this Blackberry's first Android phone?

Is this Blackberry's first Android phone?

Rumors of an Android-powered Blackberry device have been circulating for a while now and today Evan Blass, aka evleaks, posted a picture on Twitter that he claims is "the Android-powered BlackBerry Venice slider." More details inside.

Monday, 29 Jun 2015

New Private Chat feature on BlackBerry’s BBM removes names from conversations

New Private Chat feature on BlackBerry’s BBM removes names from conversations

BlackBerry has updated BBM with a new feature called Private Chat, which allows users to hold anonymous conversations by removing names from chat windows.

Friday, 26 Jun 2015

BlackBerry may consider building bacteria-free devices for the health-care sector

BlackBerry may consider building bacteria-free devices for the health-care sector

BlackBerry CEO John Chen told reporters during a visit at a hospital north of Toronto that the company may consider designing bacteria-free smartphones for use in the health-care industry.

Thursday, 25 Jun 2015

BlackBerry CEO does not rule out possibility of building an Android phone

BlackBerry CEO does not rule out possibility of building an Android phone

BlackBerry CEO John Chen revealed during an interview with CNBC that he does not rule out the possibility of building an Android phone if he is able to make it secure.

Friday, 12 Jun 2015

BlackBerry may be considering putting Android on a new device

BlackBerry may be considering putting Android on a new device

BlackBerry is rumored to be working on a future Android device as it shifts its focus to its BES12 cross-platform device management system.

Thursday, 11 Jun 2015

Photos of BlackBerry Oslo leaked

Photos of BlackBerry Oslo leaked

Leaked photos of BlackBerry's Oslo device have appeared online. Looking much like a curvier, more compact version of the BlackBerry Passport, with the same square ratio 4.5-inch display, the Oslo appears to be running on BlackBerry 10 and could be a Passport variant targeted specifically at the APAC region.

Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015

BlackBerry wins lawsuit against Typo, no more keyboard accessory for iPhone

BlackBerry wins lawsuit against Typo, no more keyboard accessory for iPhone

BlackBerry just announced that it has reached an agreement with Typo where the latter will discontinue selling keyboards for any mobile device with a screen size of below 7.9 inches.

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Microsoft and Xiaomi rumored to be considering an acquisition of BlackBerry

Microsoft and Xiaomi rumored to be considering an acquisition of BlackBerry

DigiTimes reports that Microsoft and Xiaomi are among a group of companies which are considering to acquire BlackBerry.

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, to hit one billion by year end

Jan Koum, the CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp, announced on his Facebook that the instant messaging app now has 800 million monthly active users and is on track to hit one billion users later this year.

Thursday, 18 Dec 2014

BlackBerry Classic launches in Singapore

BlackBerry Classic launches in Singapore

BlackBerry officially launched the BlackBerry Classic smartphone in Singapore today. As the name suggests, the Classic is a return to older BlackBerry models like the BlackBerry Bold 9900, and sports BlackBerry's signature QWERTY physical keyboard and physical navigation keys.

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