BlackBerry rumored to be considering exiting the Korean Market

It seems that BlackBerry is really looking hard at markets where they have not seen great sales numbers.  We have already reported about their decision to not bring any new smartphones into Japan, and now it looks like Korea may be the next market to get the axe.  According to a Korean new wire Yonhap, […]


BlackBerry Z10 currently reigns as People’s Choice in Phonedog Media’s Smartphone Rankings

BlackBerry has taken a lot of criticism from tech journalists and reviewers since the announcement of BlackBerry 10 and the BlackBerry Z10. Most reviews have pointed towards the Z10 being a valiant effort, but that it is not enough for BlackBerry to see any kind of rebound.  Well the people have spoken and it seems […]

BlackBerry 10 Link USB Sync to Outlook Coming Soon

For those of you that like to sync your calendar and contacts via Outlook, you will be happy to know that USB sync will be coming to Link soon.  I have switched to solely using wireless sync, as Gmail makes it so easy, however I do know that a lot of people still rely heavily […]

Rogers getting ready to offer discounts for month-to-month customers that bring their own device

One of the main problems I have with Canadian carriers is that they offer no discounts on monthly plans if you bring your own device.  Sure you avoid signing a 3 year contract, but your monthly bill is the same as those people who signed up with a 100% subsidized device.  Luckily Rogers is getting […]

Alicia Keys shows off her white Z10 at the NBA All-Star Dunk Contest

The Global Creative Director for BlackBerry has recently been under a microscope after an apparently “hacked” tweet from her account was sent on a iOS device.  Well this weekend Alicia Keys has been at the NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston and has been rocking a white BlackBerry Z10.  It is great to see Keys showing off the […]

Wondering how much the BlackBerry Z10 components cost? Here is the answer

It is common place for new smartphones to get torn down, and then usually they get priced out.  It is always interesting to see what manufacturers are paying for components that they use in their devices.  Typically a $550-650 (retail) smartphone will actually cost approx. $150-200.  The Blackberry Z10 has gone through the tear down […]

BlackBerry announces Secure Work Space for both iOS and Android devices

One of the huge benefits of BlackBerry 10 for enterprise customers is the addition of BlackBerry Balance.  Now this really comes into play if your company follows a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy.  However a BYOD policy can be a headache for IT admins if they are having to manage BlackBerry, iOS and Android […]

US carriers not hopeful on BlackBerry Z10 according to analyst

The BlackBerry Z10 has been seeing great sales in both the UK and Canada since its release.  However the US market is still waiting to get the first BlackBerry 10 device, and certain analysts believe that the Z10 will not fair as well in the US.  It seems that carriers may be more excited about […]

Sonos Considering BlackBerry 10 App!

BlackBerry 10 sales are taking off and many carriers are seeing record breaking sales all of this buzz has caught the attention of Sonos  co-founder Tom Cullen. Being the inevitable question, Would they consider bringing the Sonos Application to the BlackBerry 10 computing platform, and he commented positively to the idea with:

Alicia Keys Tweets from iPhone – Claims She was Hacked

When Alicia Keys was brought out on stage and announced as the new Global Creative Director for BlackBerry, she went through a whole analogy about how she had strayed to another platform but that she was back on BlackBerry.  While the whole thing was a little weird, it did seem that she was committed to […]

LIME and Digicel will also be releasing the BlackBerry Z10 in the Caribbean

We reported earlier today that BTC would be bringing the BlackBerry Z10 to the Bahamas.  It seems that we missed that LIME and Digicel would also be bringing the BlackBerry Z10 to the Caribbean.  LIME has stated that the launch will happen sometime this year, however Digicel has not provided any type of indication as to […]

BTC Set To Launch The BlackBerry Z10 In The Bahamas

BTC has announced today that they will be bringing the Blackberry Z10 to the Bahamas.  There was no mention of date or pricing yet, but it is good to see more and more carriers getting on board with the new BlackBerry 10 devices.

Looking To Upgrade To The BlackBerry Z10? Don’t Forget About The BlackBerry Trade-Up Program

If you are in the market for a BlackBerry Z10, but still have an older BlackBerry device that you would like to get rid of, don’t forget about the BlackBerry Trade Up program.  While you can sell your device privately for a little more cash, there is always a little uncertainty when doing so.  The […]

BlackBerry 10 Mini Jam Coming To London On March 7th

If you are interested in learning more about developing for BlackBerry 10, then a BlackBerry Jam event is perfect for you.  There will  be a BlackBerry 10 Mini Jam held in London on March 7th that will provide developers will all kinds fo useful tips and tricks to make great apps.  Hit the break for […]

Rogers Announces New Unlocking And US Roaming Programs

Rogers has announced two new programs today that are sure to make customers happy.  The first one relates to their policy regarding unlocking of devices.  Previously you had to be finished your contract to get your phone unlocked, or have bought it outright and had an account in good standing for 90 days. 

Nikkei: BlackBerry 10 Devices Won’t Be Heading To Japan

It seems that BlackBerry 10 devices won’t be landing in Japan anytime soon.  According to a report from the Nikkei, BlackBerry has decided that the cost to bring BlackBerry 10 devices to Japan are not worth it.  This should come as no surprise since BlackBerry has dropped down to 0.3% of market share in the country.

Skype For BlackBerry 10 Will Be An Android Port

There was a lot of debate leading up to the BlackBerry 10 launch announcement, as to whether or not we would see Skype on BlackBerry 10.  We found out on January 30th that Skype would indeed be coming to BlackBerry 10, but we were not told whether or not it would be a native app.

T-Mobile Wants To Be First US Carrier To Launch The BlackBerry Z10

There have been a lot of moans and groans regarding the delay of BlackBerry 10 and the BlackBerry Z10 making their way to US carriers.  There is obviously some carrier side issues, mainly testing we are assuming, that have delayed the American launch by a month or more.  The good news is that T-Mobile has […]

Case Documentation Points Towards BlackBerry Z10 Charging Dock

There have been rumors about a charging dock for the BlackBerry Z10, and it looks like one will be making its way to retailers at some point.  In the documentation that comes with some of the Z10 cases, there is an image that points towards a charging dock of some kind.

Phones4U Sees Exceptional First Week Of Sales For The BlackBerry Z10

We have already heard from the Canadian carriers about the success of the BlackBerry Z10 launch.  Now we have some word from Phones4U who were among the very first carriers in the world to get their hands on the Z10, and the only carrier in the UK that has been selling the white Z10.  Phones4U […]