Tag Archives: BlackBerry

BlackBerry Ghost might have a large 4,000 mAh battery

A recently rumored BlackBerry device has been tipped by leakster Evan Blass to have a hefty 4,000 mAh battery in store. The device in question is the BlackBerry Ghost – a high-end and supposedly bezel-less BlackBerry device to be released exclusively in India. Its existence was first leaked in February and it is slated to be released sometime in the summer. Batteries this ... Read More »

BlackBerry KEY2 to Launch at June 7 New York Event

HIGHLIGHTS BlackBerry’s teased KEY2 smartphone launch Event is scheduled for June 7 in New York It will be the successor to BlackBerry KEYone BlackBerry KEY2, the successor to BlackBerry KEYone smartphone will launch next month. BlackBerryhas not only made it clear that it is still around but is also ready to announce its next smartphone. The company had launched the BlackBerry KEYone, a ... Read More »

BlackBerry Must Face Revived US Lawsuit Over BlackBerry 10

A US judge on Monday rejected BlackBerry’s request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. While an earlier version of the case was dismissed in March 2015, Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the US District Court in Manhattan said the proposed class action can ... Read More »

BlackBerry Brand to Launch at Least 2 More Smartphones in 2018: TCL

BlackBerry licensee TCL Communication at CES 2018 announced it would be launching “at least two new BlackBerry smartphones” in 2018. Just what these will, is uncertain. Separately, TCL Communication launched a GSM unlocked BlackBerry Motion and a new colour variant and dual-SIM version of the BlackBerry KEYone. Getting back to the two new BlackBerry smartphones – in a statement, Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry ... Read More »

Motorola Moto Z2 Play launched in China, BlackBerry KEYone arriving soon

Available to pre-order since last week, the Motorola Moto Z2 Play has now gone on sale in China. The device carries a price tag of CNY 3,299 ($485), and can be purchased through the company’s official website as well as retailer JingDong. Color options include gold. In a separate development, the BlackBerry KEYone has been okayed by the Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA, something which ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv starts getting February security update

BlackBerry has started rolling out a new update to its Priv smartphone. It’s a security update that brings along Android fixes for the month of February – the Android security patch level shows ‘5 February 2017’. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it may take some time for the update notification to pop up on your device’s ... Read More »

TCL’s to showcase upcoming BlackBerry smartphone tech at CES 2017

TCL – which has already worked with BlackBerry on the DTEK50 and DTEK60 in the past, and is now the exclusive global manufacturer and distributor for all upcoming BlackBerry-branded smartphones – has said that it “will unveil an evolutionary first in the mobile industry,” at the upcoming CES show in January. The revelation was made by the company in a ... Read More »

Mysterious BlackBerry BBC100-1 spotted on regulator’s website

A mysterious BlackBerry device has been spotted on Indonesian regulator’s website. Listed as BBC100-1 on the Asian country’s e-Certification database POSTEL, the device comes from a company called BB MERAH PUTIH, PT. Given that the DTEK60 is BBA100-1, and the yet-to-be-unveiled ‘Mercury’ is BBB100-1, it’d be reasonable to assume that the BBC100-1 is a brand new BlackBerry phone. Sadly, there’s ... Read More »

Latest beta update for BlackBerry Priv on AT&T brings December security patch

If you are a BlackBerry Priv user on AT&T’s network, and your device is eligible to receive beta updates, here’s some news for you: a new update has started rolling out that includes Android security fixes for the month of December. Arriving as build AAI020, the update has just begun rolling out, so it may take some time before you ... Read More »

Latest beta update for BlackBerry Priv brings November security patch

BlackBerry has started pushing out a new beta update to its Priv smartphone. The update, which is hitting all Priv units except those on Verizon’s network, brings along Android security patch for the month of November. It weighs in at around 98MB and bumps the firmware version to AAH505. Here’s the complete statement from the Canadian company: Today’s update brings ... Read More »