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BlackBerry and Google Partner on Android for Work

BlackBerry said on Wednesday that it is working with Google to enable its software to manage and secure some of Google’s Android devices, a move that builds on BlackBerry’s recent partnership with Samsung Electronics. In November, BlackBerry announced partnerships with Samsung and other high-profile technology industry players, broadening the reach of its revamped mobile-device management and security platform. BlackBerry said ... Read More »

BlackBerry Classic Non Camera QWERTY Phone Launched

BlackBerry has launched a non-camera variant of the Classic QWERTY smartphone exclusively for the Verizon Wireless mobile carrier. The handset might be a great option for some users who are not allowed to carry a smartphones with cameras to office due to the potential risk of leaking documents. The BlackBerry Classic Non Camera is now available to pre-order at Verizon ... Read More »

BlackBerry to Broaden Its Cross-Platform Strategy

‘ BlackBerry announced on Sunday that it plans to expand its cross-platform strategy and deliver its often admired security, productivity and communication tools to any smartphone or tablet device running iOS, Android or Windows. The one-time smartphone sector pioneer’s devices have waned in popularity in recent years, but in a bid to remain relevant, the Waterloo, Ontario-based company is pivoting ... Read More »

BBM Updated With Android Wear Support, Ad-Free and Custom Pin Subscriptions

BlackBerry has announced that the firm will roll out Android Wear support update for BBM for Android on Monday. The updated BBM app for BlackBerry 10 and Android devices will be available on Monday and iOSsoon, said Blackberry on its blog. Last time around at CES 2015, the Canadian firm had showed off the updated BBM for Android Wear saying ... Read More »

Google, OnePlus, Samsung, BlackBerry Announce July Security Updates

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung’s security update to also add improvements to TouchWiz Samsung yet to start its roll-out of July security update Google makes binary images for update available on website Several smartphone manufacturers have announced July security update for their Android devices and others are likely to follow suit soon. OnePlus, Samsung, BlackBerry, and Nexus devices have confirmed some of their ... Read More »

BlackBerry Classic Is Officially Dead

HIGHLIGHTS The BlackBerry Classic hit the market in December 2014 The company will now focus on updating its smartphone lineup BlackBerry sold roughly 500,000 smartphones in last reported quarter BlackBerry said Tuesday that it will stop making its Classic smartphone, less than two years after launching it with much fanfare. Ralph Pini, the company’s chief operating officer and general manager ... Read More »

iPhone, iPad, MacBooks Top Enterprise Picks for Security: Survey

HIGHLIGHTS Survey showed that respondents rated the iPhone as very good in security Samsung, BlackBerry, and Microsoft were next favourites Microsoft was rated more than Samsung in tablet security A new survey has revealed that Apple devices are still top choices for enterprise segment ahead of other top brands such as Samsung and Microsoft in mobile devices. The survey however ... Read More »

BlackBerry Leap With 5-Inch Display Launched; Curved Display Phone Teased

BlackBerry at MWC 2015 on Tuesday announced a new full-touchscreen mid-range 4G LTE smartphone dubbed the BlackBerry Leap at $275 (approximately Rs. 17,000). The phone, targeted at young mobile professionals, will launch in April in the US. Its release in other markets has not yet been detailed. The single-SIM BlackBerry Leap runs on company’s native BB10 (version 10.3.1) operating system. ... Read More »

BlackBerry Leap Mid-Market Smartphone Launched, to Replace Z3

BlackBerry unveiled a new mid-market smartphone on Tuesday dubbed the BlackBerry Leap that is set to replace the Z3 device launched a year ago, in a move to woo buyers in certain emerging markets where BlackBerry still has a fairly large client base. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said the phone, unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, would ... Read More »

BBM for Android Hits 100 Million Downloads on Google Play

BlackBerry, on Wednesday announced that its popular BBM messaging app for Android has touched the milestone of 100 million downloads or installs since its launch on the platform in October 2013. The firm added that around 65 percent of the total 2.4 million reviews for the app were positive and were rated 5-star. “Of course, Android is just one of ... Read More »