BlackBerry OS smartphones are officially dead as of today as the company pulls the plug. Here's everything you need to know about this.
One of the biggest players in the mobile phone market back in 2007 is now irrelevant after new figures showed that BlackBerry's market share fell to 0.0% in Q4 of 2016.
BlackBerry's frequently speculated "Venice" smartphone has once again been catapulted into the public domain thanks to a number of high-quality leaked images. The beleaguered smartphone manufacturer is attempting to turn its fortunes around and make an impact in the smartphone market with an Android powered device, codenamed Venice. There had been some debate as to whether or not the handset actually existed, but these latest images not only seemingly confirm its existence, but also corroborate previous reports on how the device will actually look.
We've been hearing murmurings regarding BlackBerry's plan to release an Android powered smartphone some time in the future. The speculated device has been discussed in industry circles for quite a while now and is supposedly based on a phone that was initially introduced to the world during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in March of this year. And today, to our luck, we have a render of an alleged BlackBerry Android powered smartphone, leaked in all its glory.
Apple is now accepting non-iOS devices as a part of its Reuse and Recycling Program, and the facility is available to those residing in the United States, Canada, and several European countries as well. Head over the jump to learn more about the expansion of this program which now covers various Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices.
BlackBerry has just taken the wraps off its new smartphone called the Leap. Powered by BlackBerry 10 OS, the new smartphone looks like a potent performer on the hardware front, and carries a typical BB-esque like design. We will take a closer look at BlackBerry’s new smartphone, right after the jump.
As of next Wednesday, new standards on smartphone unlocking will come into play in the United States, making it a great deal easier for mobile consumers to pursue and achieve unlocked status through their network operator. If you are a U.S.-based mobile device user, this is quite a landmark event, and below, we've covered everything you need to know about the changes.
How to find out if your iPhone or Android phone will work on other carriers in US, Canada, Japan and other countries around the world. More details can be found right here.
According to BlackBerry’s CEO, Apple's iMessage service, Netflix, and similarly more apps should be available across all major smartphone platforms. Wait, what?
Most mobile device owners are vigilant of the potentially dangerous viruses, malware and general software-based hazards that can steal data, invade privacy, and in the worst instances, cripple beloved mobile devices. But what you may not be so aware of, is the sheer amount of bacteria and bugs that can be collected every single day, and since your device is essentially glued to your hands, you may be a little shocked to learn just how much distasteful matter is willfully attaching itself to your smartphone. One rather compelling study offers a microscopic look at what lies atop the surface of your average handset's display, and if you're of a squeamish disposition, you might want to look away now.