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One Sad Tweet May Have Just Signaled the Death of BlackBerry Phones

There hasn’t been a new BlackBerry phone since the Key2 LE (which is basically a slightly cheaper and slower version of the original Key2) came out in the summer of 2018. But now the entire future of BlackBerry phones is in question following a tweet from the official BlackBerry Mobile account. Read More >>

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The Most Disappointing Gadgets of the Decade

For every major leap in technology, there have been plenty of face plants, ill-advised cash grabs, and just plan bad tech. So here are the gadgets and technology that absolutely screwed the pooch. Read More >>

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The Most Important Phones of the Decade

For better or worse, no gadget exemplifies the 2010s more than the smartphone. Smartphones helped propel the meteoric rise of social media apps like Twitter, Instagram, and most recently TikTok, while also giving millions of people an incredibly powerful and practically always available pocket camera (much to the detriment of old-school camera makers). Read More >>

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RIP BlackBerry Messenger (As We Know It)

BlackBerry is finally shutting down the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) on 31 May. In a blog post, the company said that “users have moved on to other platforms” and that it was “sad to say goodbye.” So in a little over a month, refunds for stickers will be issued. BBMoji will disappear. The app will stop working. BBM as we know it will die. Read More >>

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“People Don’t Buy BlackBerries Because Twitter Exists” Says BlackBerry, Sues

We hesitate to call BlackBerry a patent troll, but they are kind of asking for it. Read More >>

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Please Let Me Explain My BlackBerry

A week before CES, I finally pulled the trigger and swapped my SIM card from my sputtering iPhone 6S to a new BlackBerry Key2. The decision to switch to the BlackBerry, like many of the best decisions I’ve made in my life, was driven by a combination of whim, nostalgia, and spite. Given that we’re upon the 20th anniversary of the very first BlackBerry device, I thought I should explain myself. Read More >>

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CES 2019: Brits Don’t Trust Connected Devices, Says No-Duh BlackBerry Survey

A survey conducted by BlackBerry and unveiled at CES reveals what any of us could have guessed -- no one in the UK trusts the Internet of Things. Read More >>

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Facebook Sues BlackBerry Claiming it Stole Voice Messaging Tech

In recent times BlackBerry has launched a number of high profile lawsuits against other tech companies, among them Facebook, and Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Instagram. BlackBerry claimed all three services copied features and technology from BBM, and that it totally isn't patent trolling. But things have turned around, because Facebook is now suing Blackberry - alleging the latter stole voice messaging technology. Read More >>

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Here Are All the Interesting Smartphones Announced at IFA 2018

Held in Berlin, Germany, IFA is a huge mashup of appliances, audio equipment, computers, and sausages, and unlike CES, it’s open to the public. Think Coachella for gadget nerds if you will, but with way better beer. And it’s here that a lot of big Asian and European companies get to show their wares. So we wanted to take a little time to go over all the big phone debuts that happened at IFA 2018. Read More >>

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The BlackBerry Key2 Makes Me Wish Physical Keyboards Weren’t All But Dead

Chances are that if you’re reading this, there’s one smartphone feature you care more about than anything else. That’s because even with the Key2’s sleeker, more refined design, an interesting choice of components and its questionable BlackBerry heritage, this handset has one thing you simply don’t get on phones anymore: a good ‘ole physical keyboard. And I’ve got to admit that even though I’m much more accustomed to the touch-based keyboards found on every other device nowadays the Blackberry Key2's keyboard is fantastic. Read More >>

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The New Blackberry Will be Revealed in June

Yes, the BlackBerry is still a thing, wisenheimer. Online speculation has been swirling for months that a new BlackBerry, called the Key2, was set to be announced. Now, the company has confirmed the device's existence by sending out invitations for a June 7 launch event in New York City, where the Key2 is specifically mentioned. Read More >>

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Someone Should Make a BlackBerry-Style Phone, Says BlackBerry CEO While Not Doing That

BlackBerry used to be a big deal. Used to be, back before touchscreens really kicked off and the company failed adapt to what consumers were actually going to buy. In the years since BlackBerry has tried to restore itself as a smartphone king, but mostly failed. Instead it licensed out its brand and resorted to patent trolling. Now CEO John Chen has come out and said someone else should make a BlackBerry-style phone. Emphasis on "someone else", because the company won't be doing that itself. Read More >>

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BlackBerry Goes After Snapchat in Saddest Patent Lawsuit Ever

BlackBerry is gradually feeling out its new niche as a veritable patent troll. Following a complaint it filed against Facebook last month, the company has filed fresh litigation against Snap, creator of Snapchat, for allegedly infringing its messaging patents. Read More >>

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Blackberry Accuses Facebook of Patent Infringement, Seeks Injunction That Could Shut It Down

After allegedly trying to hold discussions with Facebook for the past “several years,” BlackBerry finally decided to take Facebook to court today, filing a patent infringement lawsuit against the social media giant. Read More >>

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BlackBerry Wants To Keep Smart Cars Secure With ‘Jarvis’

Remember BlackBerry? They made those phones with the full keyboard and only corporate executives thought they were worth the time. Well they're back with something a little different this time; they want to help protect the software in your smart car from hackers and other online jerks. Read More >>