As you might have heard, BlackBerry Passport has landed in Malaysia during the weekend exclusively (until the end of this month) through Celcom. There was not much noise or fanfare accompanying the release of the new device into our market but apparently, the device has been selling quite well in our market.
The square screened BlackBerry Passport will be available in Malaysia starting from next month as a Celcom exclusive until the end of October. After this time, the unusually shaped smartphone will arrive on other telcos and appearing off contract in stores. Celcom will begin selling the phone on 10 October, for RM639 on contract.
BlackBerry has officially taken the wraps off its latest smartphone, the odd-looking Passport, which has a square screen. However, the Passport actually looks like the perfect business-oriented smartphone for professionals.
Judging from the amount of news for the past few weeks, you might have realized that September is the month of new smartphones. For example, the second generation Motorola Moto G was just announced last week and BlackBerry will also be launching its next model, the BlackBerry Passport later this month. Guess what: both of […]
Among all BlackBerry devices that were released into the market over the past few years, there were a number of them that were priced way higher than the rest. Of course, what we meant by that are the BlackBerry devices that were crafted by Porsche Design such as the P’9981 and P’9982. As the popularity […]
The BlackBerry Z3 is finally here in Malaysia and if you’d like to get your hands on the latest BlackBerry smartphone in the country, you may purchase it from Celcom for only RM288; the retail price is RM699. The catch? A contract of course.
Stand a Chance to Spend the Day with Your Favorite Local Celebrities with the BlackBerry “Stop Missing Out” Campaign
Calling all BlackBerry users, BlackBerry recently launched a “Stop Missing Out” campaign, offering Malaysian customers a chance to spend some time with their favorite local celebrities. All you need to do is snap a picture you with your BlackBerry smartphone, explain in less than 20 words how your BlackBerry device keeps you connected, and you […]
After making its debut in Indonesia, the BlackBerry Z3 has finally arrived in Malaysia. To celebrate the arrival of the device, Tune Talk is now offering the new device with free data for one year. You might ask: is there any catch to this deal? Well, there is indeed.
After a very successful run over a year ago in 2012, BlackBerry has brought back their “Stop Missing Out Campaign” for the launch of the BlackBerry Z3 this July. Starting from the 14th of July, snap a photo of yourself with your BlackBerry device and submit it to the website http://www.stopmissingout.com.my. If your photo is chosen, you […]
BlackBerry haven’t been having the greatest last 12 months, losing their CEO and BB10 not getting the reception they had hoped. With John Chen taking the helm things have finally come with some semblance of stability and in one of the most pessimistic headlines ever from their Q4 earnings, BlackBerry didn’t lose AS MUCH as […]
Today after a 9 month long quiet period on the device front (since the Z30 in Malaysia), BlackBerry have announced the arrival of the Z3 to Malaysian shores. While released earlier this May in Indonesia, the BlackBerry Z3 is only now making its way over here but to the BlackBerry faithful, it couldn’t be sooner. […]
In the world where phones are gradually melding into 1 master design with small brand-centric iterations and where there is not much change to design according to the old “don’t fix what ain’t broke” adage, BlackBerry have done a very brave thing with their upcoming BlackBerry Passport or as it was earlier codenamed “Windemere”. The […]
While the BlackBerry Z3 “Jakarta” is on its way to our shores and will be debuting next week, there has been another colloquially codenamed device spotted in the land of the mobile phone leaks, Vietnam. The BlackBerry “Kopi” is an entry level device that sports a 4.5inch 720p display putting it squarely in between the […]
BlackBerry has announced a licensing deal with Amazon that will see its next iteration of the BlackBerry 10 platform include the Amazon App Store, bringing along with it a 200,000-strong app ecosystem available for direct download on BlackBerry devices.
BlackBerry has been on the quiet side for a couple of months now and now thanks to the great guys at N4BB, we know what they’ve been working on. Say hello to the BlackBerry Windermere or the Q30; Initial prototypes were first seen as early as the beginning of the year but it looks like […]
Back at MWC 2014, BlackBerry announced a new device called BlackBerry Z3 which is also known via its codename, “Jakarta”. Essentially a 5-inch full-touch smartphone running on BlackBerry 10, it was no surprise that the first market to receive the device is…as you might have guessed it, Indonesia. Over there, it is priced at around IDR 2.2 million (RM 614) which puts […]
Budget BlackBerry Device Codenamed “Kopi” Leaked Extensively, but Nobody Knows When It’ll Be Official
A low-end BlackBerry device, codenamed “Kopi”, has been extensively leaked on a Vietnamese forum. Virtually every angle of the “Kopi” has been snapped, including the removable battery, and even side by side with the BlackBerry Q5.
BlackBerry has begun rolling out the latest – and final – update for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The update, known as OS 184.108.40.2067, is primarily a bug-fix update alongside updates to Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen is taking a hard stance against those who leak out sensitive information about the company’s upcoming projects, including future devices, to the media. The company will now pursue legal action against people who leak confidential information about a future product with the intention of making it public.
Remember the very familiar looking QWERTY keyboard accessory for the iPhone 5/5S called Typo? BlackBerry filed a lawsuit against the accessory earlier this year and the judge has just announced the Canadian company’s lawsuit is “likely to prevail”, thus giving Typo a temporary sales ban.