BlackBerry Vienna could be a ‘sexy’ follow-up to the Priv

Rumours abound that BlackBerry has another Android phone in the works. Pictures of this new device surfaced on over the past week and the story broke on Nov. 11 in a Tech

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Jim Love

12 days of (BlackBerry) Priv-mas

So you have a new BlackBerry Priv. You have your native BlackBerry apps and maybe the very few classics that were available with BB10.  If you are like me, maybe you side-loaded a

Published on: November 12th, 2015 Jim Love

All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry Priv

If you love your BlackBerry phone but felt a little left out because you couldn’t get the apps you wanted, you are going to think BlackBerry has knocked this one out of the

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Jim Love

BlackBerry’s journey, from pager to Priv

Published on: November 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Waterloo held up as the model for startup ecosystems

A new report has pitted Ontario’s Waterloo region against giant startup metropolises such as Rio de Janeiro and Atlanta. The research, titled “Waterloo, The David vs. Goliath of Startup Ecosystems,” closely examines the

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Canadians can now preorder Android-powered BlackBerry PRIV

Canadians interested in trying out the BlackBerry PRIV – the vendor’s first smartphone powered by the Android OS – will soon have their chance. The PRIV is now available for preorders. Waterloo, Ont.-based

Published on: October 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry Priv — the Android phone formerly known as Venice — is on the way

Not that there was ever any doubt, but BlackBerry's long-rumoured "Venice" smartphone has been officially unveiled as the "Priv" and it will be available this year. After months of speculation, the company finally mentioned

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

BlackBerry buys secure app & containerization vendor

Less than half a year following its acquisition of Israel-based security company WatchDox, BlackBerry is at it again. This time, the Canadian smartphone maker has acquired former rival Good Technology, which offers secure

Published on: September 9th, 2015 Dave Yin

BlackBerry broadens support for secure file sharing tool WatchDox

BlackBerry Ltd. has unveiled new platform support and a new app for WatchDox, its secure enterprise file sharing and mobile content management solution. The Waterloo, Ont.-based mobile communications solutions vendor has launched a

Published on: August 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

New BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition a more durable smartphone

BlackBerry has released a new version of its flagship Passport smartphone, the BackBerry Passport Silver Edition, and it’s promising that it’s not only the colour that’s different. Yes, the new handset does have a

Published on: August 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry hones in on security as company’s purpose

The big announcement at the BlackBerry Security Summit held in New York today focused on the sheer size and scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) and BlackBerry’s focus on winning in that

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Jim Love

BlackBerry makes bet on crisis communications with AtHoc acquisition

BlackBerry Ltd. is continuing to bolster its software business with the acquisition of a U.S. vendor specializing in crisis communications in times of business disruption. While BlackBerry has been struggling to put its

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry boosts its desktop experience with Blend 1.2

BlackBerry is bringing several new features, including spell check and instant message replies, to version 1.2 of its BlackBerry Blend solution. BlackBerry Blend is the smartphone vendor’s application that lets you bring the

Published on: July 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry Venice could be first Android-powered BlackBerry

BlackBerry may be looking to reinvigorate its handset sales with an Android-based device with a QWERTY-keyboard slider that will first hit store shelves in November, according to a freelance reporter. BlackBerry Venice is

Published on: July 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson