BlackBerry CEO John Chen shows off the Passport.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen shows off the Passport.

Published: February 19th, 2015


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: September 26th, 2014 Candice So