Blackberry files patent for new sliding smartphone
Sep22

Blackberry files patent for new sliding smartphone

Blackberry’s trying times over the last two years have been well documented, turning the company from one of the major smartphone players to a bit part brand. The Canadian giant is now on a road to focusing on its key market areas, which through all the ups and downs has always been enterprise. Blackberry delivering an entertainment consumer based device at the high end is not going to happen, at least not in the near future. However,...

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Blackberry Blend is coming to a big screen near you soon
Sep03

Blackberry Blend is coming to a big screen near you soon

Blackberry Blend is the Canadian company’s latest assault on business and enterprise, a new feature that lets users link their Blackberry handset to a large screen. Sure, tethering to a TV is hardly new in the mobile space, but Blackberry Blend gives the user a totally new BB10.3 experience, delivering more content and more features on the extra real estate. Before we get on to the exact features of Blackberry Blend, it is easy to see...

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Blackberry roadmap leaked online
Aug26

Blackberry roadmap leaked online

Blackberry is going about its rebuilding process steadily and is not just throwing the kitchen sink at things. Compared to most other companies, the Canadian giant has been relatively quiet through 2014, and the remainder of the year will not be any different. Blackberry’s roadmap for the rest of the year has leaked and it shows that only two new handsets are imminent. We have seen this lambasted today by other tech websites, but...

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Blackberry Passport: in-depth
Aug18

Blackberry Passport: in-depth

Blackberry's Passport is going to be one of the most unique smartphones ever made and its spec details, release date, and potential price are now becoming clearer. The smartphone is the latest from the Canadian brand as it looks to re-grow its market presence after a difficult few years where sales have dropped and demand has stopped. The Passport is unlikely to be the handset to get Blackberry to the top of the smartphone pile, but...

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Yota swaps Russia for Canada
Aug12

Yota swaps Russia for Canada

You may or may not have heard of Yota, but in case you haven't, the Russian brand is the one that makes the Yota Phone, or as you may know it, that smartphone with two screens. The Moscow based company has now decided to leave the Russian capital and will pitch camp in Canada in a bid to pick off the bones of Blackberry. We should clarify now that Yota is not just opening a division in Canada, it is actually moving its entire...

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Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US
Aug07

Android stays as the market leader last quarter in the US

ComScore's latest figures show that Android continued to be the dominant mobile platform in the US market during the last quarter, although Google's OS did lose some market share. The United States market is arguably the most important as it paints a picture as to what is going on globally, so these figures show Android’s continued popularity. Android's hold on the market continues to be strong as the platform accounts for over half...

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