BlackBerry bypasses the carriers with own hardware protection plan

As smartphone manufacturer and mobility management vendor BlackBerry turns its attention to the commercial market and gets less love from carriers, it’s launching something carriers may have traditionally offered: a hardware protection plan.

Published on: March 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry and Porsche Design unveil $2,000 Graphite smartphone

Mobility solutions vendor BlackBerry has teamed again with luxury design firm Porsche Design to launch another high-end luxury smartphone – the Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite smartphone from BlackBerry. The newest model in Porsche

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras


BlackBerry launches new smartphone, opens software jewels to iOS, Android & Windows

BlackBerry has taken a major step in its evolution as a company by opening up its productivity and security software and solutions to other mobile platforms, while at the same time reaffirming its

Published on: March 3rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

MWC: BlackBerry brings cloud-based enterprise mobility management to the masses

BlackBerry is aiming to expand its enterprise mobile management (EMM) business into the small and medium size business realm by launching a cloud version of its BES12 technology. At the Mobile World Congress

Published on: March 2nd, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Google’s ‘Android for Work’ seeks to give world’s most popular mobile OS more professional image

If you bring your Android smartphone to work, only to receive the ire of your IT department because it's hard to manage and opens up any number of security vulnerabilities, then you might

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Brian Jackson

It’s Android, iOS or nothing. Sorry BlackBerry & Windows Phone

There can be only two. With apologies to Highlander, that appears to be how the global mobile smartphone market is shaking out: there’s room for Android and iOS, and not much else. According

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry Blend, access to Android apps highlight OS update

If you’re one of the chosen few still rocking a BlackBerry in your pocket, the mobile communications company has an OS update that you’re going to want to check out. Released today for

Published on: February 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How Ryan Seacrest’s Typo keyboard tried to sidestep BlackBerry’s court injunction (and lost)

A Las Vegas-based company that shipped thousands of units of its iPhone keyboard accessory to Canada in an attempt to work around a court dispute with BlackBerry has had its fingers slapped by

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Passport gets ‘gold’ limited edition look

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry has been bold and shameless about the odd look of its square-edged rectangular phone since it launched the device last year. CEO John Chen parroted company marketing materials when he

Published on: January 21st, 2015 Brian Jackson

The BlackBerry Classic review – Two thumbs up for this back-to-the-future delight

Bottom Line: The BlackBerry Classic combines the famous BlackBerry keyboard with a touch screen browser. OS 10 provides exceptional features that simplify the management messaging and documents. The ability to run Android apps

Published on: December 27th, 2014 Jim Love


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 -

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

Published on: December 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano