BlackBerry to Focus on Android Confirms Exec
Jan31

BlackBerry to Focus on Android Confirms Exec

In case you didn’t get the memo, BlackBerry makes devices for Android these says, and in fact it is looking increasingly likely that the company is now a full-time Android OEM. John Chen has already said that there will be no new BB10 (BlackBerry’s own platform) hardware in the near future, although the company will support devices already running the software. Now another BlackBerry executive has given the clearest indication that...

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BlackBerry Sticking with Android, Developing Vienna
Nov12

BlackBerry Sticking with Android, Developing Vienna

BlackBerry is now a car carrying member of the Android family and the Priv is selling well enough early in its life that the company is even casting an eye to the future. That future will be the company going back to a tired and tested form factor that served it so well before the uniqueness of the Priv (sliding screen unveiling a keyboard) and the Passport (massive square). The BlackBerry Vienna is a device in development that will...

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BlackBerry Demand Outweighs Supply on Amazon

For many, the Priv is the last throw of the hardware dice for BlackBerry; if it is not a success it is thought that the company will pull out of the hardware market. The Canadian giant has denied that repeatedly, but nevertheless the Android backed Priv seems to be a handset that will define whether BlackBerry has a future in hardware. With that in mind we imagine CEO John Chen and co will be delighted that the handset has already...

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BlackBerry Talks Android Security
Nov06

BlackBerry Talks Android Security

One of the questions surrounding the BlackBerry Priv flagship is how the company will manage to implement its market leading security nous on the Android platform. That should be the notoriously unsecure Android platform as 98 per cent of all mobile based malware attacks happen on Google’s platform. Today BlackBerry has said how it will make sure the Priv upholds the company’s excellent security reputation. Google has recently said...

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Is There an Android BlackBerry Coming?
Jun12

Is There an Android BlackBerry Coming?

It seems that BlackBerry is in the process of throwing in the towel and in a bid to stay afloat they are concerning making an Android device according to Reuters.  This is due to the fact that the BB10 line of phones didn't take off like they would have hoped. According to the reports there are two sources inside BlackBerry that have confirmed this information.  Also the first device is rumored to be a slider device that will be...

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