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CES 2016: BlackBerry Prepared To Go All In With Android This Year

BlackBerry is preparing to release at least one new smartphone this year, and it will almost certainly be running on Android. At least this is the plan that BlackBerry CEO John Chen has in mind, although he has said that there could potentially be a second Android powered phone released this year as well.

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BlackBerry Priv Hands On: Productivity and Security Personified

The BlackBerry Priv is one of the most unique (and perhaps unusual) smartphones released this year, and is now available for pre-order in Malaysia. At RM3.559, this is one of the most expensive smartphones around. Does it warrant the high asking price? Depending on who you ask, it’s a tough question to answer.

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BlackBerry Priv to Retail at RM3,559?

The BlackBerry Priv is not an affordable device, that much is sure. However, we’re not entirely sure just how much it will be priced here. Now, thanks to a recent leak, the Priv might be one of the most expensive Android devices to be sold in Malaysia.

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BlackBerry Exits Pakistan After Disagreement With Telecommunications Authority

BlackBerry will be exiting the Pakistani market at the end of the year after receiving a ban on its BlackBerry Enterprise Services (BES). The ban stemmed from the smartphone maker’s refusal to allow the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency backdoor access to customer data; which is apparently a requirement for smartphone makers to operate in […]

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Renders Of BlackBerry’s Next Android Phone Leak

The BlackBerry Priv has been released in some markets, and that means it is time to talk about the next Android powered BlackBerry device. Naturally, leaks for the supposed BlackBerry “Vienna” device have appeared online; and it looks like a Priv without the sliding function.

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BlackBerry Will Override Carriers When Pushing Out Critical Android Patches

BlackBerry is taking a massive gamble with the upcoming Android powered Priv. Android is not exactly the most secure operating system, and the Canadian company is working on doing its best to ensure fans that it is doing all it can to keep them safe; even if it includes ignoring carriers and pushing critical updates […]

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BlackBerry Priv Seems to Be Making Its Way to Malaysia Soon

BlackBerry fans, rejoice. The company’s very first Android device, the Priv, could be making its way to Malaysia sooner than expected.

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BlackBerry Outlines How It Secured Android On The BB Priv

Android is not exactly the most secure operating system, and BlackBerry is preparing to stake its future on the OS. Alex Manea, Director of BlackBerry Security, understands that this means taking a little more effort to beef up the security and has outlined the steps that have been taken to maintain BlackBerry’s reputation for security.

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BlackBerry CEO Refuses To Commit To New BB10 Devices

BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, believes that a new BB10 based smartphone will only appear based on “business choice.” Which is about as evasive as one can get when asked about the possibility of a new device within the next year or two.

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BlackBerry Boss Struggles With Android-Powered Priv in First Hands On Video

They say old habits die hard, and it was certainly the case for BlackBerry CEO John Chen, who appeared in an exclusive hands-on video showcasing the company’s upcoming Priv smartphone. It is powered by Android, but it looked as if Chen did not know that.

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The Android-Based BlackBerry Priv Slider Is Officially Confirmed

There have been so many leaks regarding this particular device which made it looked like one of the worst kept secret in the world. Of course, you can’t call it official until done so by its maker and that finally happened today as BlackBerry officially announced its plan to launch the Android-based device called Priv.

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More BlackBerry Venice Leaks Surface

Further leaks of the BlackBerry Venice have surfaced, this time with a video and extra details about the sliding function. This comes from the same source that brought us the earlier leaks, and sheds some additional light on what we should expect from the first sliding phone in a very long time.

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BlackBerry Venice Leaked Extensively, Seems to Run on Stock Android

These are perhaps our clearest look yet at the upcoming Android device from BlackBerry, the Venice. Although these leaked images show that there are several BlackBerry-specific features in the Venice, it seems to be running on an almost stock version of Android.

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Video Shows BlackBerry Passport Running on Android Lollipop

We’ve been seeing various reports about BlackBerry working on Android smartphones, and it looks like apart from a new device, BlackBerry Venice, the company might also bring it to existing devices like the BlackBerry Passport. A recent video shows the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition running on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

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Renders Of Android Based BlackBerry Venice Appear Online

In case there was any doubt… pic.twitter.com/yfFfyqEg5v — Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 19, 2015 Rumours of an Android based BlackBerry device are picking up more steam, and this most recent leak of the BlackBerry Venice slider smartphone will definitely throw more oil on the fire. The renders appear to show a BlackBerry device that gives […]

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BlackBerry Introduces BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition with Metal Frame, Improved Keyboard and More

BlackBerry recently introduced a new version of its unique passport-sized smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport. Say hello to the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition that not only has a more premium look, but is also stronger and has an improved antenna performance.


Pakistan To Shut Down BlackBerry Services For “Security Reasons”

BlackBerry’s secure messaging service will be blocked in Pakistan starting from 1 December. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has said the measure was taken due to “security reasons” but did not disclose what that meant.

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Google And BlackBerry Announce Partnership To Bring BES12 To Android

BlackBerry will be bringing BES12 to Android Lollipop, as well as integrating its features with Google Play for Work. The move was made public in a joint announcement with Google, and marks another step for the company as it expands its suite of enterprise solutions to other platforms.

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Report: Blackberry’s Android Phone To Be Available In Several Models Within Second Half of 2015

For the past few weeks, there is a sudden influx of rumors that pointing to a new Android-based slider smartphone from BlackBerry codenamed as “Venice”. The device apparently will be released by November this year and this is supported by a recent report coming from phone’s supply chain in Taiwan.

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Supposed Leaks Of Android Powered BlackBerry Show Passport-like Device [Updated]

Rumours of BlackBerry’s foray into an Android powered device continue, and this time with a supposed leak of what the device will look like. Surprisingly, the only picture available seems to indicate that the company will be putting Android into a BlackBerry Passport; although another tweet from evleaks indicates that the rumoured slider version of the phone […]

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