Blackberry has had quite the fall from grace. What was once the world's biggest smartphone maker is now out of the phone manufacturing business altogether. Since 2009, its market share has fallen from 20% to just.1%. But Blackberry is looking to stage a comeback, just not with smartphones. Show More Summary
CES, the time when the eyes and the keyboards of the world's tech press point towards the Las Vegas Convention Center, including the last BlackBerry handset from the Canadian company, and the first BlackBerry of the new breed from its manufacturing partner.
BlackBerry, the developer of phones that sport mini keyboards and grew cultishly popular among executives a decade ago, says it is “transitioning” away from those devices to chase software. The Nasdaq-listed Canadian firm all but announced in September it was finished with smartphonesafter once being a dominant brand. But the company [...]
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BlackBerry moves even further into software. Earlier this year, BlackBerry announced that it was shifting research and development for its QNX platform, which powers the infotainment systems in millions of cars around the world, to include autonomous vehicles. Show More Summary
BlackBerry wants to make it work in the Android world. It knows the best way to do so is to partner with an already established brand. TCL, the parent company behind smartphone brands like Alcatel, announced that it's officially entered into a long-term licensing agreement with BlackBerry. Show More Summary
You've really got to hand it to BlackBerry; years of brutal sales and a long history of bad timing and big missteps aside, the company is still holding firm to its belief that the world needs physical keyboards on smartphones. The latest...Show More Summary
GUEST: Last week, BlackBerry confirmed it would stop designing and producing its smartphones in-house. Yes, there are lessons we can take from the world of manufacturing and from the world of recognizing your rivals, but everyone interested in modern advertising and marketing should pause and be thankful for the roads that BlackBerry blazed. In our own […]
The death march of BlackBerry's handset business was closely chronicled by BGR for a long period of time. We gave the world an inside look at the company's downfall after it failed to pivot when Apple's iPhone changed the smartphone market, and now those early missteps have finally led to today. Show More Summary
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It was just days ago that a minor panic swept through the Android world. Security company Check Point revealed four security vulnerabilities known as QuadRooter that impacted over 900 million devices using Qualcomm processors. This naturally caused a bit [...]
Blackberry claims that the DTEK50 is the world's most secure smartphone but is it worth buying solely on its security features? Find out in our review
Welcome back, MashTalkers! Pete is out this week, so Lance and I are joined by Mashable Product Analyst Ray Wong to talk about everything happening in the world of tech. SEE ALSO: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is classy, powerful and super secure We kick the show off with a discussion about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 event. Show More Summary
After Kim Kardashian whined about the death of her Blackberry Bold, it occurred to us that the reality star suffers real hardship in the form of First World Problem. A First World Problem is defined as "a relatively trivial or minorShow More Summary
Tragedy has struck Kim Kardashian's digital world, and she may not be able to recover. Kim shared the sad news with fans yesterday that her Blackberry Bold officially died. It may have been the reality star's most prized possession, and now she's faced with a very difficult decision. "Sooo my blackberry bold died," she tweeted on August 4th. Show More Summary
As rumors surrounding the much-anticipated iPhone 7 continue to swirl, BlackBerry is hoping it can regain some long lost traction with its new DTEK50. Referred to as the world’s most secure Android smartphone, the DTEK50 delivers BlackBerry’s unmatched security, privacy and productivity at an affordable price. Show More Summary
As promised, Blackberry has another smartphone to reveal to the world. The DTEK50 is a good mid-range package, and the list price of $299 is not only less than the launch price of the BlackBerry Priv. It's also the Android handset where BlackBerry pulls its focus away from the High Street, and targets the enterprise market with as much force as it can muster.
DTEK50 delivers BlackBerry’s unmatched security, privacy and productivity to price-conscious consumers and businesses Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that DTEK50TM, the world’s most secure Android smartphone, is now available for pre-orders at ShopBlackBerry.com. Show More Summary
That didn’t take long. On the same day leaked images of the BlackBerry DTEK50 leaked, BlackBerry has gone ahead and made the device officially official. BlackBerry has announced the DTEK50 as the “world’s most secure smartphone.” As we can see, the DTEK50 does indeed share design similarities to the