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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…

The Passport could be the best BlackBerry ever, here’s why

BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport

You may’ve noticed that BlackBerry CEO has been showing off two of the company’s upcoming products, BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport. The former has the BlackBerry’s classic trackpad as well as other standard keys that use to come with all BlackBerry smartphones “back in the days.” It’s the latter that got all the attention, as…

BlackBerry phablet coming soon?

BlackBerry CEO John Chen

BlackBerry may be looking to join the phablet market. By this I don’t mean they’ll launch the Z30 in other markets, but unveil a brand new device with, presumingly, even bigger screen. By today’s standards, the Z30′s 5-inch screen doesn’t cut it for a phablet. Speaking with the Jakarta Post, BlackBerry CEO John Chen noted…

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