BlackBerry Passport shipments hit the 200,000 mark

BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry announced that it has sold 200,000 Passport smartphones, which at the moment are going for $599 in the U.S. and CA$699 in Canada. The device has been sold out in 6 hours on BlackBerry’s website and within 10 hours on Amazon.com, according to the company’s CEO John Chen. BlackBerry touts the Passport as a…

BlackBerry working on a new QWERTY slider?

BlackBerry patent

The BlackBerry Torch won’t be the last QWERTY slider made by the Canadian company. If we can take BlackBerry’s recent patent filing for anything, they are working on another such device as we speak. However, unlike the original Torch, this one has a different kind of keyboard, one that looks like Passport’s keyboard. We’re talking…

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 is officially official and chances are you won’t be buying one

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983

BlackBerry has finally made its Porsche Design P’9983 smartphone officially official. After being leaked for months, it’s almost here, but you still can’t get one. Let alone afford it. Although the pricing hasn’t been announced, chances are this will be an expensive device, one that will find its buyers among Middle East oil barons and…

BlackBerry Passport heading to T-Mobile?

BlackBerry Passport coming to T-Mobile?

BlackBerry and T-Mobile may be “dating” again. The “couple” disengaged after T-Mobile started offering its BlackBerry subscribers and easy upgrade option to the iPhone, leading BlackBerry’s CEO John Chen to react. T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere responded swiftly, and the two parties pretty much ended co-operation. However, now that BlackBerry is about to launch the Passport,…

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 to be announced on September 17th, the Passport a week later

BlackBerry Porsche Design

BlackBerry is preparing for busy September; the struggling Canadian company will unveil two new devices in the next few weeks. First, we’ll see the expensive BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983, which will boast all the expensive materials and Porsche branding to justify the steep price tag. Unlike the previous Porsche Design device, this was one goes…

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…

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