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A Love Letter To My First Four Phones

Last month was spent in a state of upheaval. After seven years in New York I was heading back to the opposite coast, which had led me to go though of the hundreds of kilos of accumulated junk one accidentally collects in boxes over the years.


BBM For Android And iOS Is Delayed

Look, we all know that BlackBerry is in a tail spin and has been for a while. And at this point the situation can only become an incredible underdog story or a put the dog out of his misery moment. There’s no status quo anymore. But somehow the hole keeps being dug deeper. BlackBerry announced an abysmal early earnings report and major layoffs on Friday, and now there’s something else. BlackBerry was forced to release a statement yesterday saying that the new BBM apps for iOS and Android, which were supposed to be released yesterday and today respectively, are being delayed. And that’s just suboptimal.


BBM For iOS And Android Hands-On: The Best Blackberry Thing In Years?

Even as Blackberry has fallen from grace over the last few years, its proprietary messaging service BBM has remained a solid, well-designed product. A few months back, the company announced plans to bring the product to iOS and Android. We were excited then, and after spending a few minutes with the final build of both apps, we’re thinking this could be Blackberry’s foothold into a new future.


Blackberry Z30 Hands-On: BB10 Gets Hip To The Hugeness

If the Z10 looked something like Blackberry was trying to build an iPhone copy to house its BB10 platform, the just announced Z30 would be the BB10 Galaxy S4 or HTC One. After holding it for a few minutes, I’m convinced it’s something I wouldn’t mind holding for at least a few minutes more.


BlackBerry Z30: Can This 5-Incher Win People Back?

While there have been leaks aplenty over the last few months, BlackBerry has now officially announced the successor to its all-touch Z10. Say hello to the Z30.


BlackBerry's 5-Inch Z30 Powerhouse Official, And It's Coming To Australia

What if there was a BlackBerry for 2013? You know, one with modern tech, a massive screen and gorgeous looks? Meet the BlackBerry Z30: the newest, biggest and brightest BlackBerry 10 device to date with modern software to boot.


Opinion: iOS/Android vs Microsoft/Blackberry: Apps vs Information

You’ve got choices when it comes to buying a smartphone, and that’s no bad thing. I wonder, though, how much weighting people put towards the delivery of information versus the delivery of apps when making their smartphone buying choices.


Blackberry's BBM App Page Mistakenly Went Live, Here's What It Said

BlackBerry’s web people made a bit of a faux pas last night, accidentally making a page advertising its cross-platform BBM apps live before time. They pulled it, but it lives on in the form of incriminating screen captures.


Android Still Dominant In Mobile Malware, Followed By… Symbian?


Android, with its open nature being in the regrettable position of leading the pack when it comes to malware threats isn’t much of a surprise. Symbian being second somewhat is.


Hands-On Video Claims To Show Off Rumoured Sleek New BlackBerry Z30

It looks like rumours of a new BlackBerry handset, the Z30 (once referred to as the A10), could carry some weight: this hands-on video purports to show off the new device, and it seems convincing.