BlackBerry DTEK 50 Review: Affordable… But Only by BB Standards!

BlackBerry DTEK 50 Review: Affordable… But Only by BB Standards!

BlackBerry’s inability to find the perfect device for the “budget smartphone” segment has been touted as one of the reasons for the brand’s decline in recent years. Ironically, the Canadian brand had its high noon when it released the 8520 in 2009 at a price that was considered staggeringly low in a market. And then seemed to lose the plot […]

 
     
 
 

Chinese Company TCL Buys Rights to use BlackBerry Phone Branding

Chinese Company TCL Buys Rights to use BlackBerry Phone Branding

Blackberry has been streamlining its operations and as a result of which the troubled Canadian smartphone maker had earlier announced that it will stop manufacturing the devices. Instead, Blackberry has apparently outsourced the manufacturing part to the Chinese company TCL. If you are a Blackberry loyalist and waiting with bated breath to know about its future lineup you don’t have […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry DTEK 50 and DTEK 60 Launched in India with Premium Pricing

BlackBerry DTEK 50 and DTEK 60 Launched in India with Premium Pricing    

The distraught smartphone manufacturer, BlackBerry has updated its Android lineup in India with the DTEK 50 and the DTEK 60. The BlackBerry DTEK 50 is priced at Rs 21,990 while the DTEK 60 will retail at a much higher Rs 46,990. The DTEK lineup is touted to extend the high-security standards that were previously exclusive to BlackBerry OS to the […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Stops Making Smartphones; to Focus on Software and Services

BlackBerry Stops Making Smartphones; to Focus on Software and Services

In a bid to streamline its operations, the troubled smartphone maker, Blackberry, has decided to outsource the hardware development to its partners and realign its focus on software and services. This move comes at a time when companies like Google and Microsoft are gearing towards a greater control over their hardware which might include manufacturing the same by themselves. Things […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Accidentally Reveals Details of DTEK60 Android Smartphone

BlackBerry Accidentally Reveals Details of DTEK60 Android Smartphone

BlackBerry seems to be on a roll for releasing Android handsets, they recently unveiled the budget-friendly DTEK50 and now, according to their own website, we’ll be soon treated with yet another smartphone titled DTEK60. The reveal comes from BlackBerry’s product page where the details have been accidentally leaked on a page which has been surprising, named “donotpublish.html” by the developers. […]

     
 
 

With the DTEK 50, BlackBerry Becomes “Just Another Android Phone”

With the DTEK 50, BlackBerry Becomes “Just Another Android Phone”

So BlackBerry has attempted to go mainstream. Again. Pardon the slight tinge of sarcasm here, but honestly, this of late seems to be a cycle with the once-smartphone behemoth from Canada – the talk of a device that will revive its fortunes, followed by a device that is very good but a tad on the expensive, followed by yet another […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry DTEK 50 Claims to be “World’s Most Secure” Android Smartphone

BlackBerry DTEK 50 Claims to be “World’s Most Secure” Android Smartphone

After leaking out in images earlier today, BlackBerry, in a surprising move, has made the DTEK50 (Yes, that’s the name) android handset official. However, it seems like the company is transitioning away from hardware as BlackBerry DTEK 50 essentially inherits hardware specifications and design from Alcatel’s Idol 4. Additionally, it is being touted as world’s most secure phone featuring high-end […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry’s Upcoming Android-Powered “Neon” Smartphone Leaked in Pictures

BlackBerry’s Upcoming Android-Powered “Neon” Smartphone Leaked in Pictures

BlackBerry is shifting to Android as a last resort for surviving in the exceedingly competitive smartphone industry. After recently shutting down their “Classic” series, we’ve been constantly getting rumors about two upcoming Android-powered handsets from the Canadian firm. This time, they’re in the form of clear images revealing the “Neon” smartphone which is supposed to be a bit budget-friendly. As […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Shows the Exit Door to the Legendary Classic Series

BlackBerry Shows the Exit Door to the Legendary Classic Series

It’s no surprise that BlackBerry is currently standing on a terminating cliff when it comes to the consumer smartphone market. Every effort or approach they’ve taken since the exponential rise of smartphones has failed in a certain way. However, today the company officially announced that they will be shutting down production lines for what is one of their most successful […]