BlackBerry Aurora with Snapdragon 425 and Android Nougat 7.0 Launched

BlackBerry Aurora with Snapdragon 425 and Android Nougat 7.0 Launched

Recently, we had reported about the BlackBerry Aurora smartphone that had silently went live for pre-orders in Indonesia. Now, the smartphone has finally been officially released in the country at a price of RP 34,99,000 (Rs 17,246/$260 approx.) The BlackBerry Aurora runs on a slightly tuned version of Android Nougat 7.0. Nothing much has changed from the stock version of […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry Aurora With Android Nougat 7.0 Spotted on Pre-Orders for $260

BlackBerry Aurora With Android Nougat 7.0 Spotted on Pre-Orders for $260

After having launched the BlackBerry KEYone at this year’s Mobile World Congress, the Canadian mobile firm is prepping to launch a new smartphone soon. The alleged smartphone BBC100-1 known as the BlackBerry Aurora has now been spotted in a pre-order listing on a popular Indonesian website. The BlackBerry Aurora is a long-rumored smartphone from the Canadian firm. Initial leaks dating […]

     
 
 

To B or not to B, To Touch or to Type is the Question: Hamlet on BlackBerry

To B or not to B, To Touch or to Type is the Question: Hamlet on BlackBerry

BlackBerry seems to be caught between going the all touchscreen way and using its iconic QWERTY keyboard. As the company shows off its KEYone device with both touch and type at MWC, Nimish Dubey thinks the brand finds itself in a quandary worthy of a Hamlet-ian speech. And having played the confused Prince of Denmark (quite horribly), he conjures a […]

     
 
 

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 […]