Blackberry to Monetize BBM on your Device
Nov26

Blackberry to Monetize BBM on your Device

When Blackberry almost collapsed in 2013 there were few good signs for the future for the company to build on. However, services offered a glimmer of hope and provided a small chance of success in all the gloom, with the likes of BBM starting to help Blackberry get out of the mire. The end of that tunnel has not yet been reached, but BBM has moved to other platforms and become relatively popular and is making enough of an impact that...

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Get Blackberry’s Passport and Trade in iPhone for $550
Nov25

Get Blackberry’s Passport and Trade in iPhone for $550

Blackberry has made a big thing about the new Passport smartphone being the ultimate business device, far better than the iPhone the company tells us at every opportunity. If you currently sport Apple’s all-conquering “i” device then Blackberry may have an enticing new promotion for you as the Canadian company is offering up to $550 when someone trades in their iPhone for the Passport. The deal accounts for all iPhone models from the...

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John Chen on turning Blackberry around
Oct28

John Chen on turning Blackberry around

Two years ago, the company formerly known as RIM was at a crossroad, the company’s new Blackberry devices and BB10 operating system were just months away. Fast forward to now and we know what happened, Blackberry was late to both the touchscreen device and modern smartphone OS party and almost folded as a result. The man tasked with turning the company around and restoring this once huge player back to its former glories was John...

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Blackberry Passport is a hit, sells out in hours
Sep30

Blackberry Passport is a hit, sells out in hours

The Blackberry Passport may go down as the surprise of the year. The Canadian company has been slipping away in terms of hardware and many suspected the latest smartphone would flop as others had over the last two years. However, Blackberry insisted that the Passport was something different before launch and when the company rolled it out last week that proved to be the case. This is a device that does everything Blackberry’s target...

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Blackberry rebounding as losses fall
Sep26

Blackberry rebounding as losses fall

Blackberry has trodden a rocky road over the last few years, moving quickly from being one of the big brands in the smartphone world to almost going bust. 2013 was annus horribilis for the company, but during 2014 the company has been speaking in more positive terms and saying it can recover. The numbers are starting to back that up as while Blackberry is still making a loss, those losses have in fact tumbled considerably and the...

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Blackberry launches the Passport, here are our first impressions
Sep25

Blackberry launches the Passport, here are our first impressions

Blackberry has today raised the curtain on the Passport, the troubled company’s latest attempt to regain its place in the market. However, while the Passport is a typical jack of all trades smartphone, it is also unique, fresh, and dare I say innovative, while it is also geared towards a specific kind of customer. This is a device where Blackberry is saying “we are still the company to beat for enterprise oriented hardware” and it...

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