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BlackBerry Just Killed The Greatest Thing It Ever Made

BlackBerry is trying to destroy the best thing it ever made. Not the line of hardware keyboard phones, or the less-relevant-than-ever BBM service. I’m talking about the music video. That mind-blowingly earnest and inexplicable REO Speedwagon cover about BlackBerry 10. It’s gone now. What the heck, BlackBerry?

BlackBerry Classic Lands At Telstra

Need a BlackBerry to be just a BlackBerry? No weird designs or touchscreens distracting you? Try the BlackBerry Classic: it just landed at Telstra for a strangely high price.

BlackBerry Classic Review: Good At Being A BlackBerry, And Not Much Else

Let’s talk about the word “classic.” Classic can mean “timeless,” as in an ageless beauty that never fades or a joke with a punchline that always hits. It can also mean “old,” like the candy red ’57 Chevy you’ll probably never see on a modern highway. Which one describes the BlackBerry Classic? Take a guess.

BlackBerry Tries To Guilt Everyone Into Making Apps For Its Platform

BlackBerry has jumped into the debate on net neutrality the way that BlackBerry does just about everything these days: ass-backwards. Last night, BlackBerry CEO John Chen wrote a blog post that contorted the standard definition of net neutrality into a complicated pretzel of crazy, insisting that Apple and Netflix are violating the principle of net neutrality by… not making iMessage and Netflix available for BlackBerry customers.

Report: Samsung Is Trying To Buy Blackberry

Reuters is reporting that Samsung has offered Blackberry a takeover offer for as much as $US7.5 billion, which would be about 38 per cent more than the stock market says the Canadian hardware company is even worth. Supposedly, the meeting happened last week but no party on either side has confirmed any details.

The US Chief Technologist Uses A 2013 Dell And A BlackBerry

Megan Smith left Google last year to join the Obama administration as the US chief technology officer. This woman knows her stuff: she was drafted in to help transform the digital face of government. Problem is, she has to do it with federal-approved hardware.

Typo 2 Review: Thsi Is Smoe Bulsiht

I must be a masochist. I’m typing this whole review on a Bluetooth keyboard smaller than my two thumbs. Touch-type a dozen letters or so — until I make a mistake, wind up with some gibberish and go back to hunting and pecking once more. Yep, definitely a masochist.

BlackBerry Is Now Helping Boeing Build A Self-Destructing Phone

We’ve known for nearly a year that Boeing is working on an understandably hush-hush smartphone project. It’s a self-destructing phone for spies called the Boeing Black. And now we know that BlackBerry is helping — which is kind of weird since the Boeing Black runs on Android. Again, it’s all very hush-hush.

BlackBerry Classic: Back To The Basics

Today, BlackBerry pulled the wrapper off the Classic, a smartphone that conjures up memories of the Canadian company’s Qwerty-powered past.

Blackberry Decides That Ephemeral Messaging Will Save BBM

After a very brief stint at number one in the app store, Blackberry’s much-vaunted BBM messaging service — previously hailed as the saviour of the entire company — is now languishing in 462nd place on the App Store. But never fear! Because Blackberry is going to turn its fortunes around, by Snapchattifying its messaging service.

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