Tag: BlackBerry

Hacking, Security

New cyberattacks are being launched every minute

January 26, 2023

Via: Techradar

Staying safe from cyberattacks is getting tougher all the time, with a new BlackBerry report highlighting the sheer volume of attacks that take place every day. During the three-month period between September and November 2022, BlackBerry found its AI-driven preventative […]

Computing, Software & Applications

BlackBerry is getting to grips with Rust at last

January 9, 2023

Via: Techradar

Blackberry and Elektrobit have announced a collaboration to support the Rust programming language in their automotive software development, which they report is “quickly gaining momentum” in the industry. Rust is a memory-safe language that promises to provide a secure foundation […]

Mobile, Smartphones

The end of an era: BlackBerry smartphones will be no more

February 3, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

BlackBerry phones were once every businessman’s portable office. Know for their physical querty keyboard, they were handy for typing emails on the go, something other phones were really bad at back then. With the rise of iPhones and Android phones, […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry Ghost and Ghost Pro will launch as the Evolve and Evolve X?

July 17, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Earlier this year, we showed you images of two sexy looking all-touch BlackBerry handsets being produced by Optiemus. Like TCL, whose BlackBerry Mobile unit launched the BlackBerry KEY2 in the U.S. last week, Optiemus has a license to use the […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry releases official guided tour video

July 3, 2018

Via: GSM Arena

Today, BlackBerry released a walkthrough video that covers all the selling points of the BlackBerry KEY2. The timing is great, as the phone just went on pre-sale in the United States with general availability coming July 13. The video walks […]

Mobile, Smartphones

The BlackBerry KEY2 has been announced: improved keyboard, Optical Superzoom, 2-day battery life

June 7, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

The BlackBerry KEY2 has just been announced. It’s a reiteration of last year’s KEYone and it looks like this is the smartphone that TCL Communication wants to push as its flagship device. Rocking the latest improvements in software and hardware […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry KEY2: Company teases new smartphone with iPhone X-style dual-camera and physical keyboard

May 25, 2018

Via: DailyMail

The new key, which is labelled with a three-by-three grid of dots, did not featue on the BlackBerry KEYone. Unfortunately, BlackBerry is staying tight-lipped about the purpose of this mysterious new button for now. A spokesperson for the company told […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Yes, that really is a new BlackBerry keyboard phone

February 27, 2017

Via: Info World

BlackBerry smartphones with their physical keyboards were around years before the iPhone emerged in 2007. Today, BlackBerry devices command less than 1 percent of the world’s smartphone market, and the company abandoned the smartphone business a year ago in favor […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry sues Nokia for patent infringement

February 16, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

It might be the day after Valentine’s Day, but BlackBerry felt compelled to send Nokia a special late Valentine’s Day card with a lawsuit attached. The front of the card did not read “This is no list of television shows […]


BlackBerry Mercury tipped to be coming to Verizon

December 27, 2016

Via: gsmarena

The yet-to-be-announced BlackBerry Mercury smartphone will be available from Verizon in the United States. This was revealed by well known tipster Roland Quandt in a tweet late last week. There was, however, no word on the device’s pricing and launch […]

Mobile, Smartphones

New BlackBerry smartphones from TCL may be unveiled at CES 2017

December 23, 2016

Via: Techradar

TCL just let us in on its plans for CES 2017 early next month, and – surprise, surprise – they revolve squarely around BlackBerry. To get you caught up: TCL, a Chinese company best known for TVs and Alcatel phones, […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

BlackBerry’s DTEK app gets updated to fix a bug that gives out incorrect security warnings

December 5, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

BlackBerry has announced that its Android security app DTEK has received an update in the Google Play Store. The app works with BlackBerry’s three Android powered handsets, the BlackBerry Priv, the BlackBerry DTEK50 and the BlackBerry DTEK60. The DTEK app […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry’s latest Android-powered smartphone is the DTEK60

October 26, 2016

Via: TechSpot

BlackBerry on Tuesday launched the DTEK60, the company’s third – and perhaps final – Android-based smartphone. The DTEK60 features a 5.5-inch Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels, 534 PPI) display powered by Qualcomm’s popular quad-core Snapdragon 820 SoC with Adreno […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry plans to keep the QWERTY keyboard alive

September 30, 2016

Via: Techradar

BlackBerry dropped a huge bombshell yesterday announcing it would no longer make phones. Instead, the struggling Canadian firm said that it would begin outsourcing hardware development to third parties. The news led many fans to to mourn their cherished BlackBerries […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry ends production of mobile phones

September 29, 2016

Via: Computer Weekly

BlackBerry is to cease making smartphone devices and will outsource the production of future handsets to technology partners. John Chen, BlackBerry executive chairman and CEO, announced the decision to wind down the firm’s manufacturing business alongside its second-quarter results. “The […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry first to patch QuadRooter; Priv and DTEK50 are no longer vulnerable

August 16, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Last week, we told you about the QuadRooter vulnerability that was said to affect one billion Android powered devices. Four flaws were discovered, and three of them were patched, leaving one vulnerable. This was going to be taken care of […]

Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry sues Avaya for infringing on its patents

August 3, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit against Avaya, accusing the multi-national tech company of infringing on eight of its U.S. patents related to mobile communications. The patents allegedly used by Avaya were filed between 1998 and 2011, and include 9143801, 8964849, […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Keep calm and type on: BlackBerry isn’t killing the keyboard

July 8, 2016

Via: Techradar

Fresh from announcing the end of its Classic line of phones earlier this week, BlackBerry has assured those accustomed to tactile feedback that its trademark full physical keyboard will live on. “In response to some recent press reports, I want […]

Cybersecurity, Security

BlackBerry unveils single console for mobility management

June 9, 2016

Via: Info World

BlackBerry has moved ahead with acquisitions and new products as it aims to secure any communications endpoint, including smartphones and cars. And today the company announced it has created a single secure management platform and console for devices on multiple […]

Operating Systems

BlackBerry gets Android domains, confirms a phone is coming

July 10, 2015

Via: itCurated

BlackBerry just can’t seem to catch a break lately. The legendary Canadian company has been struggling to keep afloat in the competitive mobile industry and Android has been cited more than a few times as the savior the manufacturer desperately […]