But not until Dec. 31, 2019. Before that, the BlackBerry Travel site will go away in February 2018 and the Playbook video-calling service will end in March 2018.
BlackBerry is finally sharing plans about its legacy software and services. The BlackBerry World app store is going away on December 31, 2019, the BlackBerry Travel site is shutting down in February 2018, and the Playbook video calling service will die in March 2018. The company is otherwise promising “at least two full years of […]
My first personal tablet was a BlackBerry Playbook – yes – one of those doomed devices of yore. When I used it I wasn’t aware of tech news as much, I used the device to browse the internet, read books, listen to music and research and write list based articles back in the day. BlackBerry […]
One of the things BlackBerry handsets do very well is keep all your notifications in one centralized location. Now, if a new rumor pans out, Samsung could be taking a page out of BlackBerry’s playbook to do the same thing. According to a report from SamMobile, the Galaxy Note 6 will introduce a brand [...]
BlackBerry doesn't exactly have a strong history with tablets. Its first one, the PlayBook, flopped badly, mired by half-baked software and a botched product launch. The company was so badly seared that it has stayed away from the market...Show More Summary
Evernote is cleaning house, and its Hello and Peek apps are getting the axe, along with support for BlackBerry 7 and BlackBerry Playbook, the company announced today. Evernote’s iOS and Android apps have business card scanning features that can replace the Hello app, while partner StudyBlue provides a great alternative to Evernote Peek. It will […]
BlackBerry is taking a page out of Coca-Cola’s playbook and hoping that the Z10, Z30, Q10, and the Passport will all be remembered as BlackBerry’s New Coke era. The BlackBerry Classic is a return to the old formula, with a rectangular build, a physical keyboard, and the trackpad and row of navigation keys. Show More Summary
BlackBerry has only ever released just one tablet, the PlayBook. The 7-inch tablet didn’t do very well. Since then the company has stayed far away from the tablet market. At first it did say that BlackBerry 10 will be released for the...Show More Summary
According to an earlier post, it was suggested that BlackBerry has not decided to neglect its PlayBook tablet entirely and that there could be additional updates for the tablet that have yet to be released. In fact last we heard, BlackBerry...Show More Summary
The BlackBerry Playbook is the Canadian company’s first and last attempt at a tablet. This isn’t to say that there won’t be a sequel or another tablet attempt by BlackBerry, but as it stands it’s pretty much the only tablet made by the company at the moment. Show More Summary
Pocketeers today is proud to announce the release of Shuffle Match for Kids 1.0, its new memory game title for iOS, Android, BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 phones and tablets. Aimed at children of all ages, Shuffle Match for Kids is a fun memory matching game that helps teach hand eye coordination, memory and number skills. 1
Back in 2011, BlackBerry unveiled the PlayBook tablet, making the device the first tablet that BlackBerry has released. At that time the device was a pretty solid tablet, although the lack of apps and native BlackBerry support was kind of disappointing. Show More Summary
The original BlackBerry PlayBook was certainly not the company’s crowning achievement. In fact, the PlayBook was such a notorious dud that BlackBerry never even bothered to upgrade it to BlackBerry 10 and former CEO Thorsten Heins said that BlackBerry was basically done with tablets for the foreseeable future. Show More Summary
BlackBerry’s hardware division needs a miracle to pull the company out of the slump it finds itself in. All smartphones it has released over the last couple of years haven’t exactly proven to be global hits. BlackBerry only made one foray into the tablet market, that too back in 2011 with the ill-fated PlayBook. Show More Summary
The thingCharger is a crowdfunding campaign that has been funded over 100x its original asking price. The device works by being plugged into the wall socket and it's made to look exactly like the original plug, except this one has USB ports and a charging dock on top. It's a pretty great idea but it also has a couple flaws.
BlackBerry first allowed PlayBook users to install Android apps on the tablet, hoping that allowing Android apps would attract more users seeing as how the company’s own app market isn’t exactly bursting with quality applications. Installing apps wasn’t easy though, users had to sideload them on to the tablet. Show More Summary
Now that the speculation about BlackBerry’s sale has finally ended, people have moved on to asking what’s next for the Canadian manufacturer. Earlier this year BlackBerry said it will now focus more on the enterprise market, while releasing only four devices each year. Show More Summary
Nautilus Mobile, maker of Song of Swords for BlackBerry 10 has decided to launch the game on the BlackBerry PlayBook OS. Already the top Paid BlackBerry 10 RPG on BlackBerry World, this new tablet version should draw even more users...
Be honest: when’s the last time you got excited about something BlackBerry released? Don’t worry, I’ll wait… For me it was their first tablet, the BlackBerry Playbook. The Playbook looked good, showed potential, but was DOA. The highly anticipated relaunch of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and iOS will be no different and here’s why. Show More Summary
ITS turnaround playbook turned out to be every bit as disappointing as its lamentable PlayBook tablet computer. Having tried and failed numerous times to revive its fortunes, BlackBerry announced on September 23rd that it had struck a preliminary $4.7 billion deal with a group of investors who want to take it private. Show More Summary