BlackBerry Q10 pre-orders open in Canada

Editor's note - story updated 12:20 PM ET BlackBerry fans awaiting the release of the updated, iconic QWERTY-keyboard model smartphone can start holding their breath today as pre-orders are now being taken. Both

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson


BlackBerry promises more affordable smartphones are on the way

The BlackBerry Z10 launched in the U.S. two weeks ago and the QWERTY-fied Q10 is expected to hit the market later this month. And if BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has his way, more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

3 things you need to know about BlackBerry’s earnings report

BlackBerry surprised analysts today by releasing a financial earnings report for its fourth quarter that showed profits instead of losses. The shipment of 1 million BlackBerry Z10 smartphones in the limited markets where

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rogers brings NFC payments to Android and BlackBerry smartphones

Rogers Communications customers with select Android or BlackBerry smartphones will now be able to use the company’s Suretap payment service. The company said Wednesday that its Suretap service has been certified for the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

No cheap BlackBerries: Heins

If you’re waiting for BlackBerry to come out with a cheap handset to reclaim marketshare and appeal to the masses, particularly in the developing world, well, you can keep waiting. According to a report from Bloomberg,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras


Mobile security startup Fixmo adds partners

Four-year-old Toronto startup Fixmo Inc. is in the business of securing mobile devices, and is developing some impressive connections. A year after its founding in 2009, the mobile security firm linked up with the U.S.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2013 Grant Buckler

BlackBerry co-founder cashes out

Investors and analysts have been reacting largely positively to the new BlackBerry 10 OS and Z10 smarpthone launched late last month, but one of BlackBerry's co-founders won't be along for the ride. According to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry lost 44 per cent of its market share in Q4: Gartner

Fewer mobile phones shipped in 2012, and fewer of them were running the BlackBerry OS. According to research firm Gartner Inc., 1.75 billion mobile phones shipped in 2012, which is a 1.7 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

3 strengths, weaknesses of BlackBerry 10

Walking around Toronto with the BlackBerry Z10 in hand after BlackBerry's big launch event, yet before it went on sale in Canada, the shiny new device caught the eye of several strangers who

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Z10 sees best BlackBerry launch day sales ever

How successful was BlackBerry’s big launch day in Canada? Record setting sales if you ask the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone maker or the carriers, but less impressive if you look to the search engine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson


BlackBerry Q10 hands on with predictive typing

The second device to feature BlackBerry 10 has a physical QWERTY keyboard, which will make the thumbs of many long-time BlackBerry users happy.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson