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BlackBerry Messenger will no longer be available from May 31
Apr18

BlackBerry Messenger will no longer be available from May 31

BlackBerry Messenger—does anyone still use that app these days? Well, for those who still do, the owners are calling it quit with one of world’s most popular messaging apps back in the days. BBM consumer version according to the company’s official blog, will bet sunset come May 31. The company said it had struggled to sustain its user base in the last couple of years, while adding new one remained a difficult task. The popularity and...

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BlackBerry’s forthcoming “Ghost” is a bazel-less Android phone for the Indian market
Feb27

BlackBerry’s forthcoming “Ghost” is a bazel-less Android phone for the Indian market

The Indian market is everyone’s favorite—it is like the beautiful bride that everybody wants to catch a glimpse of—and even BlackBerry wants a taste of it. The Canadian phone maker as we already know is gearing up to launch a bazel-less Android phone; and it is definitely headed for India. Actually, BlackBerry retired from making phones sometimes ago, but it still finds a way to make phones albeit through third-parties. Ghost...

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WhatsApp still working on BlackBerry 10 in spite of…
Jan02

WhatsApp still working on BlackBerry 10 in spite of…

Following a brief period of blackout in which millions of people were unable to send and receive messages on WhatsApp on the last day of 2017, many BlackBerry 10 users thought that was the end. Recall that the Facebook subsidiary had issued a statement earlier where it said the messaging app would stop working on some devices including BlackBerry 10. The outage, however, didn’t last forever because services had since been restored for...

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WhatsApp ends support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone
Dec27

WhatsApp ends support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone

Soon it will be 2018, and WhatsApp will make good its promise to stop support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phones. That company has confirmed via its FAQ page that its support will no longer extend to Android versions older than 2.3.3, Windows Phone 7, iPhone 3GS/iOS 6, and Nokia Symbian S60. BlackBerry and Windows Phones users will no longer be able to create new accounts, and won’t also be able to verify existing accounts—but of...

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BlackBerry throws in the towel; will no longer manufacture smartphones
Sep28

BlackBerry throws in the towel; will no longer manufacture smartphones

It’s not been pretty smooth for BlackBerry for some time now—the Canadian smartphone company was pushed off the race track by Samsung and other giants in the industry. On Wednesday, BlackBerry said it will no longer manufacture its own devices. Instead, BlackBerry said it plans to outsource its smartphone making business to development partners. Great move if you ask me, especially as this would help the company to cut cost and focus...

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BlackBerry’s DTEK50 is the ‘world’s most secure’ Android smartphone
Jul26

BlackBerry’s DTEK50 is the ‘world’s most secure’ Android smartphone

BlackBerry made a bold statement today when it unveiled its second Android smartphone, the DTEK50. With today’s unveiling, BlackBerry is telling the world that it is not done with the smartphone business. The DTEK50 shares similar hardware specifications and design with the Alcatel Idol 4, and also runs on the world’s leading mobile operating system, Android. According to BlackBerry, the DTEK50 is the “world’s most secure...

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