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iOS 6 approved for US government use, BlackBerry gets another blow

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BlackBerry just got dealt another big blow after the US government today approved Apple’s iOS for government use, taking away potential customers from the company known for its use by several government agencies.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

May 17th, 2013 at 12:00 pm

BlackBerry Live: Q5 announced, BBM going cross platform, BB 10.1 out and more

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Despite Nokia’s best efforts to take some of the shine away from today’s kick off of BlackBerry Live in Orlando, the Canadians took to the stage with pride and delivered quite a successful start to the day. Many things were said and done including the announcement of the new BlackBerry Q5, previously rumoured to be called the BlackBerry R10.

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BlackBerry R10 reappears, clearer images and specs revealed

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BlackBerry’s entry level BlackBerry 10 offering seems to be coming along nicely as the smart phone has yet again appeared in some leaked photos along with a new insight as to what is inside the smart phone.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

May 6th, 2013 at 12:08 pm

Skype hits BlackBerry 10, no Z10 support until BB10.1 update

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BlackBerry 10 has come a long way since being launched almost three months ago, the numbers of applications available on the platform has grown significantly as well as big titles such as WhatsApp and now Skype has joined in on the fun.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

April 26th, 2013 at 8:43 am

BlackBerry granted patent for Torch-like BlackBerry 10 slider

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BlackBerry’s Torch line has been synonymous with bringing a large touch screen to a slide out QWERTY keyboard, and a recent patent that was granted to BlackBerry indicated that the company may be working on a QWERTY sliding BlackBerry 10 device similar to the BlackBerry Torch 9800.

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent BlackBerry filed for back in December 2011 for the design of a new BlackBerry device feature a design similar to the BlackBerry Torch line, but with the lack of the home keys found on non-BlackBerry 10 devices. The design has leaked before as a render with the device supposedly forming part of the BlackBerry 10 M-series, with it being codenamed the BlackBerry Milan.

BlackBerry Live is less than a month away and rumour has it that BlackBerry will unveil a few new BlackBerry 10 devices at the conference. What would you like to see from the ailing smart phone giant?

Written by Dion Guillaume

April 23rd, 2013 at 9:40 am

Survey shows BlackBerry as the least wanted smart phone

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BlackBerry has been struggling for quite a few years now thanks to the likes of iOS and Android powered smart phones taking away its reign in the smart phone market, but the company formerly known as RIM seems to have been dealt another blow after a survey showed that the brand is quite disliked.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

April 11th, 2013 at 8:18 pm

Lower-end BlackBerry 10 device leaks, codenamed R-Series

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Just two months after BlackBerry announced their comeback in the form of BlackBerry 10, the company’s first lower-end BlackBerry smart phone has leaked and supposedly forms part of the R-Series.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

April 5th, 2013 at 8:06 am

BlackBerry killing BBM Music in June

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Roughly 18 months after launching BBM Music, BlackBerry is killing off the social music service and referring users to one of their competitors. From June the company will no longer allow users their 50 song playlist to share with friends over the company’s BBM instant messaging service.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

April 4th, 2013 at 9:47 am

BlackBerry results are out; 1 million BlackBerry 10 devices sold, losses turn to profits

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BlackBerry today released their sales figures from the first quarter of the year and although it’s still not up to scratch, it surely is a step in the right direction.

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March 28th, 2013 at 2:24 pm

Google Chairman acknowledges love for BlackBerry phones

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Eric Schmidt, Google’s Chairman and former CEO, has outed his love for BlackBerry smart phones, in particular the hardware keyboards that they’re famous for, in an interview with Britain’s The Guardian.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

March 22nd, 2013 at 1:35 pm