BlackBerry Key2 gets a new look at IFA with ‘LE’ model

BlackBerry Mobile licensing partner TCL Communication revealed a new version of its BlackBerry Key2 smartphone that's more colourful and less expensive, but with some performance sacrifices. Dubbed the BlackBerry Key2 LE, the just-announced device

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry announces Key2 launch date

The newest BlackBerry-branded smartphone is coming to Canada in July. BlackBerry Ltd. announced Wednesday that the Key2, designed by Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communications, will be released in Canada on July 6, and

Published on: June 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

First look at BlackBerry Key2 smartphone – All Hands on Tech

The successor to TCL's flagship KeyOne smartphone, the Key2 is continuing the focus on a candybar design complete with a physical QWERTY keyboard. We get a close look at all the new bells

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Facebook removes trending news, Apple’s upcoming WWDC18, BlackBerry’s new Key2 smartphone

Facebook removes the trending news section from its homepage, plus a previous of Apple’s upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference and BlackBerry’s soon-to-be-released KeyTwo phone. First up from Facebook is a story about, well, Facebook.

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

First look at BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze – All Hands on Tech at CES 2018

The BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze edition is the latest iteration of this well-built, productive smartphone from TCL. We learn about the reasons behind its unique design on the show floor at CES 2018, and

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

TCL booth tour at CES 2018 – 360 degree video

Take an immersive tour of the TCL booth at CES 2018. See TCL's new line of TVs, digital frames, and its smartphone brands Alcatel and BlackBerry. Looking for more CES 2018 coverage? Click

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Expect at least two new BlackBerry smartphones in 2018, says TCL

BlackBerry's partnership with TCL Communication is paying off, with the Chinese manufacturer announcing at the 2018 Consumer Electronic Show that it 'promises at least two new BlackBerry smartphones' in 2018. This is no

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

TCL’s BlackBerry KeyOne Bronze Edition is more than a change in colour

TCL's BlackBerry KeyOne family is growing yet again, this time with a Bronze Edition. If you've picked up the original BlackBerry KeyOne or the Black Edition, you'll be familiar with the new Bronze

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Alex Radu

BlackBerry handset maker TCL to sell half its smartphone business due to poor sales

Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd. - the manufacturer behind the BlackBerry-branded Motion and KeyOne - recently announced plans to sell 49 per cent of its smartphone business. In an interview

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry Motion review – All Hands on Tech

My first impression of the BlackBerry Motion was less that it was a mediocre mid-tier smartphone. But the more I use it, the more it grows on me. This time on All Hands

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry KeyOne Black Edition Review – All Hands on Tech

The BlackBerry KeyOne Black Edition is more than just a fresh coat of paint. On the latest All Hands on Tech, we review the upgrade to the popular TCL device, the BlackBerry KeyOne.

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Turns out the BlackBerry Motion is being released in Canada after all

Despite previous reports indicating the next BlackBerry-branded smartphone wouldn't be available in Canada anytime soon, manufacturer TCL Communication has announced that Canadians will be able to get their hands on the BlackBerry Motion

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

The next BlackBerry smartphone won’t be available in Canada for now

The latest BlackBerry-branded TCL smartphone is a keyboard-less version of the KeyOne with a giant battery, but those in Canada may have to wait awhile to get their hands on it. If you

Published on: October 16th, 2017 Alex Radu

BlackBerry COO on the company’s new direction with its hardware

TORONTO - BlackBerry COO Marty Beard doesn't want you to associate the BlackBerry brand with its phones anymore, but we couldn't help but ask him about BlackBerry hardware anyways. Beard, who held executive positions

Published on: March 20th, 2017 Alex Radu