BlackBerry to no longer make smartphones if Priv is unsuccessful

We’ve been hearing a lot about the BlackBerry Priv in the past few months, and now the Canadian phone maker has recently confirmed the existence of the smartphone. Apparently, BlackBerry has a lot riding on the device, as it is not only the first Android-powered device made by the company, it is also the company’s […]

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 John Chen confirms Android-powered BlackBerry Priv (Venice)

In the past few months, we’ve been hearing a lot about the BlackBerry Venice, a rumoured high-end slider from the Canadian phone maker. The difference is between existing BlackBerry handsets and the Venice is its operating system. According to reports, the device will not run BlackBerry OS 10, but Google’s Android. Recent reports claimed that […]

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 BlackBerry to build Android-powered smartphones only if they were secure enough

Word on the street is, BlackBerry is getting ready to unveil a new smartphone, not powered by BlackBerry 10 OS, but by Android. According to the Canadian phone maker’s head honcho, BlackBerry will only build an Android-powered smartphone if they were secure enough. In an interview with CNBC, BlackBerry CEO John Chen was asked about […]

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 Chen explains why BlackBerry is still in the smartphone-making business

These days, iPhones and Android smartphones are dominating the smartphone market. Although BlackBerry has returned to profitability, it still has a lot of catching up to do. This makes a lot of us wonder why the Canadian smartphone maker is still in the smartphone-making business, when it can easily focus more on its security platform. […]

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 John Chen is now 99% sure of BlackBerry’s turnaround

If you asked us last year if we thought Blackberry would survive, we would quickly tell you that the Canadian phone maker was doomed. This time, however, under the leadership of CEO John Chen, we’d tell you that Blackberry’s troubles are over. Chen says that he is now 99% sure of his company’s turnaround. BlackBerry […]

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 Blackberry to spill the beans on its big guns at MWC 2015

John Chen has paved the way back to profitability for the once ailing BlackBerry by choosing to release devices such as the BlackBerry Passport (it new unique flagship) and the BlackBerry Classic ( a devices that merges the classic physical QWERTY keyboard with the latest software the Canadian firm has to offer). These two turned […]

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 Chen says BlackBerry Classic will be launched in December

Blackberry has launched a number of new handsets such as the affordable Z3 (launched in Asian markets), the Porsche Design P’9883 (a premium handset made for the rich and affluent), and the Passport (BlackBerry’s new flagship that sports a unique 1440×1440-pixel square screen and an equally unique keyboard that doubles as a touchpad) However, if […]

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 BlackBerry Passport demand exceeds supply – exceeds expectations

According to BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, the BlackBerry Passport, the Canadian phone maker’s new flagship has exceeded expectations, as the demand has exceeded supply. TheGlobeandMail reports Chen saying, “I’m glad to have inventory issues. It shows that people want the phone. We took a very conservative approach and didn’t order too many.” 200,000 units of […]

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 BlackBerry CEO says Passport is all about productivity

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is pretty happy about how the Canadian phone maker is doing after the launch of its new flagship the BlackBerry Passport. He says that the new smartphone is all about productivity. Speaking to CNBC, Chen said: And, in that sense, BlackBerry Passport sets the tone for what we do and how […]

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 BlackBerry planning to launch an unconventional device after the small success of the Passport

Speaking to Reuters, a BlackBerry exec says that the Canadian phone maker is planning to launch an unconventional device after the small success of the BlackBerry Passport and the announcement of smaller losses than expected. The exec in question is Ron Louks, head of the company’s devices arm. He said: When it comes to design and […]

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