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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 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…

California Will Dish Out Licences for Self-Driving Cars This Fall


Look out folks, cars in California are about to become self-aware. California’s DMV will begin issuing licences for driverless cars in September, which will allow the vehicles to function in “autonomous mode” on pubic roads across the Golden state, provided strict standards are met. (I knew the convergence would begin in California!) Don’t expect to see…

Verizon Launches XLTE in Various Markets, Delivers Twice the Bandwidth of LTE: List of Cities Here


Verizon has begun rolling out XLTE to various markets around the U.S., delivering twice the data bandwidth of the company’s already fast LTE to compatible devices. XLTE is the culmination of various network improvements Verizon has made over the last year, utilizing Verizon’s newly acquired AWS spectrum to boost data speeds to compatible devices. Verizon…

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