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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: September 24th, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry moving onwards and upwards, internal memo says

BlackBerry has now moved out of a difficult, turmoil-ridden restructuring process, and it's back on track for growth, according to a memo that CEO John Chen sent out to the company's employees on

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry unveils voice-activated personal assistant in 10.3 update

Thanks to voice-activated personal assistants from the likes of Apple Inc. and Samsung Corp. there's a lot more people walking around talking to "Siri" and "Galaxy" - but it looks like a new

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson