August 1st, 2017 12:33 PM 1 COMMENTS

Blackberry KEYone With 12MP Rear Camera and QWERTY Keypad Debuts in India at Rs. 39,990

Blackberry has launched its latest KEYone smartphone in India for Rs. 39,990. The smartphone was teased in India for the entire last week, and finally, the brand pulled the wraps off the attractive smartphone. For the unaware, the Blackberry KEYone was first unveiled at the MWC 2017 event in Barcelona earlier this year, and it would be the last smartphone from the house of Blackberry before TCL Communications taking the... Read More

July 25th, 2017 8:18 PM 3 COMMENTS

Blackberry KEYone With Beefed Up Specifications Might Launch in India on August 1

Remember the Blackberry KEYone smartphone launched at the MWC 2017 event in Barcelona earlier this year? If you don't, then here's an exciting news because the smartphone might debut in India on August 1. Blackberry has sent out media invites for an event to be held on August 1, and the invite carries a slogan “DO MORE. DIFFERENT.” The KEYone was one of the exciting smartphones to look out for... Read More

June 21st, 2017 6:54 PM 6 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Confirms Extended Support for Blackberry OS and Nokia S40 Throughout 2017

Earlier this year, WhatsApp announced that it would be ending its support for several mobile platforms including the Nokia S40 and the Blackberry OS by June 30, 2017. The primary reason why developers at WhatsApp made the decision to withdraw support for these old platforms in the first place was that they had intended on improving the WhatsApp application and bring in new features and options internally. The support for... Read More

June 8th, 2017 11:53 AM 0 COMMENTS

BlackBerry Aiming to Help Automakers Develop a Safe and Secure Connected Car With its QNX Hypervisor 2.0

The name BlackBerry is known for providing the world's most secure smartphones. The company is now addressing safety and security, two of the most important factors for next-generation connected and autonomous vehicle software, with the launch of QNX Hypervisor 2.0. This new real-time Type 1 Hypervisor based on QNX SDP 7.0, BlackBerry's most advanced and secure 64-bit embedded operating system, enables developers to partition and isolate safety-critical environments from non-safety... Read More

February 26th, 2017 12:45 AM 9 COMMENTS

Blackberry Mercury Aka Blackberry KEYone Unveiled at the MWC 2017

Back at the CES 2017 event, Blackberry, owned by TCL showcased a throwback-style keyboarded smartphone, which also runs Android. At that point of time, the company thought of keeping the specs of the smartphone hidden, but rumours have leaked the complete specs. That said, the phone looks very classy with the old-style Blackberry fashioned keyboard. However, TCL has gone with somewhat relatively mid-range specs with the KEYone. The phone packs... Read More

February 16th, 2017 5:32 AM 1 COMMENTS

BlackBerry Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Nokia Ahead Of MWC 2017

BlackBerry - once a thriving smartphone maker is now struggling to keep going in the market that is now ruled by other manufacturers like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others. The market share of BlackBerry has hit the dismal zero percent, which clearly hints at the final hours of its existence. Now, to breathe some life into the company, CEO John Chen is finding out ways to pull some revenue from... Read More

December 16th, 2016 6:00 AM 5 COMMENTS

BlackBerry Signs Exclusive Deal with TCL to Manufacture its Future Smartphones

This news does not come as a surprise as BlackBerry was dropping hints since September and now the company has officially signed away its life to TCL. For those who don't know, TCL is the Chinese hardware maker behind brands like Alcatel. In a press release, BlackBerry announced its formal long-term agreement with TCL, which states that TCL will be taking care of BlackBerry's design, manufacturing, and retail segment. However,... Read More

December 5th, 2016 3:17 PM 0 COMMENTS

Leaked images of BlackBerry ‘Mercury’ shows QWERTY keyboard

Two images spotted on the Chinese social media website Weibo show a smartphone with a slim-bezel design, QWERTY keyboard, a front camera, and light sensors. The reports claim that the images are that of the BlackBerry Mercury, the final BlackBerry device rumored to arrive since June. Besides the physical keyboard, the smartphone also sports capacitive buttons below the display. BlackBerry Mercury was earlier leaked on the benchmarking site Geekbench. According... Read More

August 16th, 2016 10:58 AM 6 COMMENTS

Blackberry solves QuadRooter vulnerabilities on PRIV and DTEK50

Soon after the discovery of QuadRooter vulnerabilities, Blackberry announced that it has fixed the issue on its PRIV and DTEK50, making it the first device maker to solve the issue. On PRIV, it came with the August Marshmallow patch. Recently, the researchers at the security firm Check Point revealed a set of vulnerabilities affecting 900 million Android smartphones and tablets using Qualcomm chipsets. The findings of the research, presented at... Read More

August 5th, 2016 3:43 PM 1 COMMENTS

BlackBerryHub+ now available for Android devices running Marshmallow

After experiencing slower handset sales even after announcing BB10 and Android powered phones; BlackBerry which ruled premium phones market till last decade has now made available all their BlackBerry premium apps to Android devices running Marshmallow or above. This move may not benefit its smartphone sales numbers, but it can generate positive revenues from the software services end. Blackberry's premium one stop notification hub called BlackBerry Hub+ which is comprised... Read More

April 9th, 2016 4:30 PM 5 COMMENTS

BlackBerry plans to launch two mid-range Android smartphones this year

After launching a high-end smartphone, the Priv, BlackBerry plans to focus on the mid-range segment this year by launching two mid-range smartphones. The company CEO John Chen revealed the news in an interview to The National. According to the report, one smartphone will feature a full touch screen whereas the other will accommodate a physical QWERTY keypad. The prices range will be somewhere between $300-400 (roughly Rs. 20,000 - Rs.... Read More

January 28th, 2016 2:39 PM 20 COMMENTS

BlackBerry Priv Android smartphone with QWERTY keyboard launched in India for Rs. 62,990

BlackBerry Priv, the Canadian smartphone manufacturer's first-ever Android-powered smartphone, has been launched in India today with a price tag of Rs. 62,990. The smartphone will be available in India from January 30 in Black colour from BlackBerry authorised resellers and stores as well as from e-retail store. The BlackBerry Priv runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, but the company says that it will soon start seeding Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. It features a... Read More

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