BlackBerry 10 articles
The biggest takeaway from BlackBerry's Orlando media event this afternoon wasn't the BlackBerry Q5, which takes BlackBerry 10 platform to the masses; rather the company's announcement of taking BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) to them, by announcing free Android and iOS apps.
BlackBerry Q5 is the company's latest, and most affordable device based on its BlackBerry 10 platform, unveiled today at an event in Orlando. It covers the non-enterprise essentials of the platform, while keeping the Q10's DNA, and targeting the youthful masses.
If you love BlackBerry Q10, but the traditional black or white color options doesn't fit you, there is finally a solution for it. Thanks to Goldgenie, now you can buy a gold BlackBerry Q10. However, the luxury of having a gold smartphone comes at a steep price.
As we reported a while ago, BlackBerry is working on a first major update for its BlackBerry 10 operating system. The Canadian company started seeding the long anticipated update for their smartphones, which comes with several bug fixes and a dozen new features.
With already introduced BlackBerry Z10 and Q10, the Canadian company is preparing a cheaper version of its QWERTY model. Like a big brother Q10, the R10 kept similar design, but the inside was changed. Looking at the spec, it looks like the R10 is aiming a little lower.
BlackBerry is working on a first update for its BlackBerry 10 OS. Along with several bug fixes, the new version brings a dozen new features. The update is still in an early alpha build, and there is no official information when the update will become available.
BlackBerry is working on its third line of smartphones based on its BlackBery 10 platform, reportedly named "R-Series." Poised to be a successor to the BlackBerry Curve, models in the line should appeal more to the general consumer, the extremely chatty kind.
Ahead of its general worldwide availability, BlackBerry is giving finishing touches to a new variant of its Q10 keypad+touchscreen handset. It features a rubberized back that enhances grip, the original ships with a matte plastic one with a carbon fiber texture.
BlackBerry has announced that is stopping the sale of its smartphones in Japan. This means that Japan won't see any of the company's latest smartphones. According to BlackBerry, they can't justify the cost for modifying its software for different markets.
If your thumbs long for tactile feedback from a modern smartphone with a real keypad, keep them twitching till May-June. According to an AP report, that's how long it could take for BlackBerry to bring the new Q10 BlackBerry 10-driven handset to reach U.S. buyers.