Key Tales – The QWERTY Story: Four BlackBerry Iconic Keyboards Compared!

Key Tales – The QWERTY Story: Four BlackBerry Iconic Keyboards Compared!

“So just how good is the keyboard in the BlackBerry Classic? How different is it from the Passport/ Bold 9900/ Q10?” We wish we had a Dollar for every time someone asked us that pair of questions after seeing our first impressions of the BlackBerry Classic, the standard bearer of the ‘proper’ QWERTY keyboard brigade (Hint: we would have made […]

 
     
 
 

First Impressions: BlackBerry Classic: Well, Hello… Again!

First Impressions: BlackBerry Classic: Well, Hello… Again!

The more things change, the more they stay.. well, the same. You would be forgiven for thinking that when you clap eyes on the BlackBerry Classic. For after almost two years of going with a new look and concept, BlackBerry has returned to its roots – oh well, sort of anyway – with the Classic. No, contrary to some rumours, […]

 
     
 
 

BlackBerry Classic Launched in India for Rs.31,990 ($518)

BlackBerry Classic Launched in India for Rs.31,990 ($518)

BlackBerry is trying hard to keep its business afloat, and the best way to do it is by launching new devices that seem appealing to consumers even in these challenging times. And if the Canadian company was indeed innovative with the launch of the BlackBerry Passport, as my colleague Nimish was saying in a brilliant previous post, it has decided […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry’s Upcoming Z20 Rio Mid-Range Smartphone Leaked

BlackBerry’s Upcoming Z20 Rio Mid-Range Smartphone Leaked

Under new leadership and new ‘unusual’ products, BlackBerry seems to be slowly recovering from its downhill. And the right way to stay on this upwards trend is to keep launching new products, which is exactly what the Canadian company is doing. The company announced the BlackBerry Z10 at the beginning of 2013 and the Z30 in early fall the same year and […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Classic: BlackBerry Falls Back to the Old Guard

BlackBerry Classic: BlackBerry Falls Back to the Old Guard

Almost two hundred years back, in the Battle of Waterloo, in spite of knowing that defeat is almost certain, Napoleon’s best soldiers, the ones that had served him the longest, the Imperial Guard, storm into the battlefield. Trying against all odds to turn the tide. Admiring their courage, an English general stopped his soldiers from firing at them and riding […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Passport Review: Type ‘P’ for Productivity?

BlackBerry Passport Review:  Type ‘P’ for Productivity?

We had written earlier on how the Passport was the first device from BlackBerry in ages (perhaps even the first ever) to elicit curiosity from passers by. And there is no doubt that if one were to line up all handsets in its price point, the BlackBerry Passport would stick out. Quite simply because there has never ever been anything […]

 
     
 
 

How to Get Refunds for Apps on iOS, Android, Windows and BlackBerry

How to Get Refunds for Apps on iOS, Android, Windows and BlackBerry

If you tell me you never wondered why you ever purchased an app after buying it, I’m afraid I can’t trust you anymore. It happens to the best of us, and pretty sure it has happened at least once in our lives. Sometimes you’re lucky enough to get free apps that we simply download, install, and then uninstall. But what […]

 
     
 
 

Did BlackBerry Just Get Back to Being Aspirational?

Did BlackBerry Just Get Back to Being Aspirational?

“Can I see your phone?” “What phone is that?” “Have you attached a keyboard to it?” Those are just some of the queries that have been addressed to us in the few days that we have been seen carrying a BlackBerry Passport (just for the record, check our initial impressions here). Honestly, the last time something like that happened to […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Launches its Flagship Smartphone Passport in India for Rs 49,990

BlackBerry Launches its Flagship Smartphone Passport in India for Rs 49,990

Canadian company BlackBerry had recently announced its flagship smartphone, the Passport (along with the new BlackBerry Blend service) and we had published an extensive piece covering all its features and specs. Now, the device has been officially announced for the Indian market, having a price of Rs 49,990. This is the equivalent of $812, which is more expensive by $213 than […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry ‘Passport to Success’ Contest

BlackBerry ‘Passport to Success’ Contest

BlackBerry announced their brand new BB10 smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport which carries a rather unusual design, and yet looks quite hot. The phone will be launching in India on September 29th, and to celebrate the launch, BlackBerry India is partnering with Technology Personalized for an exciting twitter contest with following prizes at stake: Grand Prize: One BlackBerry Z3 smartphone Consolation […]