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Why Obama Can't Use an iPhone
Dec 5, 2013 - in News
The U.S. president uses Canadian-designed BlackBerrys, which have security and control features no other smartphones can beat.
BlackBerry Confirms Exploring the Idea of Selling Company
Aug 12, 2013 - in News
BlackBerry is exploring many strategic alternatives, one of which is going private.
Report: BlackBerry CEO and Board Open to Going Private
Aug 11, 2013 - in News
Word on the street is that BlackBerry wants to fix its problems in private.
How to Keep Your Smartphone or Tablet Secure
Aug 7, 2013 - in Picture Story
Your mobile device is now as much a target for hackers as your PC. Some mobile operating systems, such as iOS, are more secure than others. With Android in particular, you need reliable Android security software.
BlackBerry Starts Beta-testing BBM for Android
Aug 3, 2013 - in News
BBM is almost ready for a platform that isn't BlackBerry OS.
BBM is Finally Coming to iOS and Android
May 14, 2013 - in News
BlackBerry is finally setting its much-loved BBM service free.
Facebook Brings Backwards Compatibility to Older BlackBerrys
Apr 27, 2013 - in News
Facebook releases Blackberry OS 5 app update, brining new features to outdated models.
Blackberry Makes More Claims About New Platform's Apps
Apr 1, 2013 - in News
Blackberry's App store comprises 20 percent of Android Apps; give $10,000 first year sales guarantee.
Blackberry 100k Apps Milestone Closes Gap on Competitors
Mar 25, 2013 - in News
After reaching 100,000 Apps, Blackberry expands further by adding Kindle App
First BlackBerry 10 Firmware Update Improves Battery Life
Mar 4, 2013 - in News
Low-light camera fix accompanied by third party apps now running "fast and smooth".
Former BlackBerry CEO Balsillie Sold Off All His Stock
Feb 15, 2013 - in News
Balisillie cashes out.
BlackBerry Creative Director Caught Tweeting from iPhone
Feb 12, 2013 - in News
BlackBerry 10 Android Runtime to be Upgraded to Jelly Bean
Feb 6, 2013 - in News
Current version is 2.3 Gingerbread, which causes several issues.
Windows Phone Replaces BlackBerry as 3rd Place Mobile OS
Feb 6, 2013 - in News
Android lost annual share for the first time ever.
Codename One Creates Apps for Mobile OSs Simultaneously
Feb 1, 2013 - in News
iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7 among platforms supported.
RIM Allowing BitTorrent, µTorrent Remote to Launch on BB10
Jan 31, 2013 - in News
BitTorrent Remote apps available on both Windows Phone and Android.
RIM Confirms Lower Price Tiers For BlackBerry Apps
Jan 29, 2013 - in News
Price tiers used by developers decreased ahead of BlackBerry 10 launch.
RIM Patent Targets Sneaky Cell Phone Photographers
Jan 3, 2013 - in News
Patent application was filed on New Year's Day.
Leak Confirms BBM Video Chat For BlackBerry 10
Dec 28, 2012 - in News
Revised task manager also detailed.
RIM's BlackBerry 10 SDK Toolkit Finally Goes ''Gold''
Dec 11, 2012 - in News
RIM is inching closer to the launch of BlackBerry 10.
BlackBerry Messenger 7 Launched, Make Free Voice Calls
Dec 10, 2012 - in News
Call contacts for free over a WiFi connection.
How RIM Plans to Win Back Users With BlackBerry 10
Nov 26, 2012 - in News
CEO explains operating system's advantages over iOS and Android.
BB10 Developers Given Less Than 2 Months to Finalize Apps
Nov 16, 2012 - in News
BlackBerry 10 SDK arriving on December 11.
BlackBerry Messenger 7 Beta Adds Free Voice Call Feature
Nov 14, 2012 - in News
Talk through Wi-Fi connection.
BlackBerry 10 Will Launch on January 30, 2013
Nov 13, 2012 - in News
Upcoming operating system has been delayed on several occasions.
BlackBerry 10 Destined to Fail, Analyst Says
Nov 8, 2012 - in News
Pacific Crest Securities advices RIM shareholders to sell their stock while they still can.
BlackBerry 10 Certified For Secure Use by U.S. Government
Nov 8, 2012 - in News
Apple and Google yet to be awarded the same certification.
Over 50 Carriers Testing BlackBerry 10, Q1 Launch Reiterated
Nov 1, 2012 - in News
Two BlackBerry 10 smartphones set to release during opening stages of 2013.
RIM: Active Multitasking Will Differentiate BlackBerry 10
Oct 13, 2012 - in News
Component provides solution to minimizing apps on smartphones and then scrolling through a series of screens to open new ones.
RIM Now Accepting Apps Submissions For BlackBerry 10
Oct 12, 2012 - in News
Certain apps will feature prominently on BlackBerry App World marketplace.