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BlackBerry Passport should come with Snapdragon 801 chip

BlackBerry Passport

I personally can’t wait to play with the BlackBerry Passport, but even before I touch it I can’t help but think that the Canadian company should’ve opted for Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 rather than Snapdragon 800 chip. The S801 is part of the same family of chips with slightly faster cores and improved GPU. With Snapdragon…

This is the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 aka Khan

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983

BlackBerry is working on another Porsche phone. Unlike the current BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982 which is a special version of the Z10, the upcoming builds on top of the Q10, boasting a full QWERTY keyboard and, again, slightly beefed-up hardware. According to N4BB, the P’9983 will rock a 3.5-inch touchscreen, 3GB of RAM, 1.7GHz dual-core…

German officials can’t get enough of BlackBerrys

Angela Merkel holding a BlackBerry

BlackBerry may be losing its consumer market share, but some governments can’t buy enough of their smartphones. Take Germany as an example; the government in Berlin has already deployed around 3,000 encrypted BlackBerry units with Secusmart technology, and that’s just a start. The latest report, coming from the Financial Post, suggests that they’re looking to…

BlackBerry Assistant to come include as part of OS 10.3

BlackBerry Assistant

If Microsoft, Google and Apple can have their virtual assistants, so can BlackBerry. The Canadian company is doing just that and will include this feature into its upcoming BlackBerry OS 10.3, which will ship preinstalled with the BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic. Just like Cortana, Google Now and Siri – the BlackBerry Assistant will too…

BlackBerry working on a dual-camera smartphone?

BlackBerry working on a dual-camera smartphone?

BlackBerry seems to like HTC’s idea to cram two cameras on a phone and may be working on something similar as we speak. Digging through the BlackBerry OS 10.3 files, CrackBerry has once again caught the traces of the still unannounced Porsche Design P’9983 or as it’s referred to in the OS, the BlackBerry Khan.…

BlackBerry Z3 unveiled in India with a price tag of $265

BlackBerry Z3 unveiled in India with a price tag of $265

After Indonesia, BlackBerry is bringing its Z3 smartphone to India, another fast growing market where BlackBerry smartphones used to sell well. The Canadian company developed the Z3 in partnership with Foxconn to cut down the cost. This, entry-level BlackBerry device, comes with a 5-inch qHD screen (540×960 pixels), Qualcomm’s Snapdragon MSM8230 chip with 1.2GHz dual-core…

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