BBM beta gets stickers

BBM beta gets stickers

BlackBerry decided to join the stickers craze and include the functionality in the latest update to its BBM app. This is something all other popular messaging platforms have, and I guess the idea is to “keep up with the Joneses.” It could be that the Canadian company is looking to make BBM the real stand-alone…

64-bit BlackBerry device coming next year

64-bit BlackBerry device coming next year

Presuming BlackBerry manages to convince enough users to buy their phones and stays in business for another year, it will join the 64-bit craze with a device of its own. According to N4BB, the Canadian company has been planning to utilize Qualcomm’s potent Snapdragon MSM8994 chip that comes with 8 cores and 64-bit architecture. Of…

BlackBerry “Ontario” caught at Geekbench benchmarks

BlackBerry Ontario caught at Geekbench benchmarks

Popular processor benchmark app Geekbench has been recently updated and someone at BlackBerry decided to try it out with a still unannounced “Ontario” smartphone. That device has been mentioned/rumored in the past and as far as we (don’t) know, it could be launched later this year. Perhaps even during the forthcoming Mobile World Congress at…

What’s wrong with BlackBerry phones?

What's wrong with BlackBerry phones?

For one reason or another BlackBerry is having hard time moving its devices off the shelves. Sure they don’t have an app eco-system as vivid as those of Google and Apple, but the Canadian company has north of 100,000 apps. And a great platform. In fact, I would add that the QNX-based BlackBerry OS 10…

Pentagon: We haven’t ordered any new BlackBerrys yet

Pentagon

A few days ago we’ve told you that BlackBerry has scored a big order from the U.S. Department of Defense. Guess what? That news was bogus. Pentagon did announce its new mobile-ready system, saying that some 80,000 BlackBerry smartphones are ALREADY IN USE by the Military. However, they never said new BlackBerrys have been ordered.…

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