4 things you need to know about the BlackBerry Classic launch

Preorders have started to ship for the highly anticipated BlackBerry Classic - a device that the Waterloo, Ont.-based company hopes will help it break even by the end of fiscal year 2015 -

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2014 Dave Yin

Ottawa backs Vodafone purchases of BlackBerry products, services

As BlackBerry Ltd. prepares to roll out its latest smartphone, the Classic, the Waterloo, Ont.-based company appears to be getting a huge helping hand from Ottawa. Export Development Canada is lending $850 million

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Top 10 business smartphones – The BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry Passport, I tried. But I don’t think we’re right for each other. I’ve been hanging onto the Passport for the past few months, ever since I got my hands on one in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2014 Candice So

BBM Meetings supports HD video chat with 25 participants

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry launched its new collaboration app for BlackBerrys - and other mobile platforms - today on Thursday with BBM Meetings. What does it do? Well, as you might expect it turns

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How to unlock the BlackBerry Passport on your own

I got a new BlackBerry Passport and I wanted to unlock it. That is, I wanted to free it up from the carrier I was using now and switch to another carrier. This video

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2014 Jim Love

BlackBerry’s BBM update includes timed messages and retraction

BlackBerry has just announced the latest update of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, which promises to give users more control over their privacy. On Friday, BlackBerry unveiled a slew of new features with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry CEO teases BlackBerry Classic

Those who still tightly clutch their BlackBerry Bolds for its hard keyboard, shortcut keys, and trackpad will be encouraged by yesterday's blog post from BlackBerry CEO John Chen. In it, he hints at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

The BlackBerry Passport: A test drive and tutorial

I took the Passport for a five day test drive over the past week.   In that time I was able to come up to speed, not just on thumb typing, but on all

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 15th, 2014 Jim Love

Gartner symposium asks the big questions about world’s technological future

Day one of the 2014 Gartner Symposium saw BlackBerry and Microsoft executives give hints at their company's future direction and interaction with governments in a world demanding of heightened security and privacy. Gartner's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2014 Jim Love

BlackBerry posts lower-than-expected revenue, still ‘solid quarter’

Updated on Sept. 26, 2014, 11:53am EST to reflect analyst comments and more details from BlackBerry's earnings call. BlackBerry Ltd. posted its second quarter results on Friday morning, saying it has generated $916

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2014 Candice So

The launch of the BlackBerry Passport: Video

BlackBerry Ltd. is aiming its device more towards the enterprise, rather than consumers. The question here is, with a lot of employees bringing more devices into the workplace, does BlackBerry's enterprise strategy hold

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2014 Candice So


BlackBerry launches the Passport for $200, 2-year plan with Telus

Updated on Sept. 24 at 3:38pm EST to include more details and quotes on the BlackBerry Passport. BlackBerry Ltd. unveiled its long-awaited Passport smartphone today, announcing the square-screened phone is now available in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry acquisition may put end to personal calls on company dime

For business professionals lucky enough to be given a mobile phone by their employer, often one of the unspoken benefits of having such a device is the ability to make some personal calls

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson