BlackBerry names Ralph Pini as its new COO and devices head

BlackBerry has named Ralph Pini to be its new Chief Operating Officer and General Manager for Devices. In a company Q&A, Pini reveals his priorities for the devices business. Pini first joined BlackBerry in 2012 when his company, Paratek Microwave, was acquired by the Canadian business. Pini served as Vice President for Radio Frequency Technology […]

John Chen confirms commitment to BlackBerry 10, updates coming in 2016

Following the recent reports that BlackBerry was all but abandoning BlackBerry 10, John Chen has cleared the air on the company’s stance regarding the operating system. The reports claimed that BlackBerry was going all-in on Android, and was leaving behind the BlackBerry 10 platform. According to a new post from the CEO, John Chen, that […]

Samsung’s startup Tizen OS already has more users than BlackBerry

BlackBerry’s decision to finally adopt Android with the upcoming BlackBerry Priv could not have come at a better time, with its own platforms still struggling to gain any traction. In fact, according to the latest figures, BlackBerry has already been overtaken by Samsung’s startup Tizen OS. In a market totally dominated by Android and iOS, […]

BlackBerry shows off the Hub and more in its own Priv hands on video

BlackBerry has released its own official video showing off the Priv. In the video we get a good look at the Hub, flick keyboard and much more. Not long ago Carphone Warehouse published a hands on with the Priv, but the latest look comes directly from BlackBerry itself. In the video description, BlackBerry describes the […]

Accessory listings for the Priv by BlackBerry start appearing

One sign that a device is approaching release, generally speaking, is when accessory listings for said device start appearing across the internet and such is now the case for the Priv by BlackBerry. As spotted in the CrackBerry Forums and on Reddit, a few distributor sites for wholesale deals have now started listing multiple compatible […]

How to Change your BlackBerry ID Username

Did you change email addresses recently, or plan to change to a new email address soon? If so, make sure you update your BlackBerry ID, a.k.a. email address so you can reset your password if needed in the future! Just select which type of device you are using currently and follow the steps below to […]

Skype for BlackBerry 10 updated with new design and more

Still making use of Skype on BlackBerry 10? If so, there’s a brand new update waiting for you in BlackBerry World. Noted as v6.1.0.16424, this update brings the app in line with that of the Android version available on Google Play and as such, shares pretty much the same changelog, meaning there’s a new look […]

BlackBerry says July was one of the strongest months on record for BBM growth

Since joining BlackBerry back in May of 2014, Matthew Talbot, Senior Vice President Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry, has been in charge of the monetization and growth of BBM for BlackBerry. Every few months he heads to the Inside BlackBerry blog to offer some updates on how things are working out in the BBM department and […]

BlackBerry ‘Venice’ slider captured on camera once again

Last weekend, we got a look at some renders of the BlackBerry ‘Venice’ slider along with a blurry cam photo and this weekend, things are rolling again. Another new image of the device has been posted up in the CrackBerry Forums, offering a small glimpse into what BlackBerry is working on. Keeping up with the […]

BlackBerry Passport prototype running Android leaks

  The BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is already official, and it comes running BlackBerry 10.3.2. But, according to a handful of recently surfaced images, BlackBerry was toying with the idea of releasing the device running Android out of the box. Or at least it appears that way. There have been sketchy rumors about BlackBerry releasing […]