Its the new year now and its too a new month. BlackBerry has started rolling out the monthly Security patch for the month of January for the BlackBerry Devices powered by Android, which includes BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50 and DTEK60. The update is now rolling out and should start hitting the devices over the week! Continue reading
The BlackBerry Mercury, is purportedly to be named the BlackBerry Press or DTEK70 and will be unveiled somewhere this week. The BlackBerry Press will be powered by Android directly and it will have a physical keyboard that sits beneath its display like classic BlackBerry devices. Although the device is built by TCL, it is supposedly still designed in house by BlackBerry – much like how Apple ‘designs‘ their devices and manufactured by Foxconn for the matter. In addition, check out some of the video teasers that have dropped along this week! Continue reading
2016 has passed and now 2017 is here. So quickly has one year passed us yet again and so many changes has happened in the past year. In the past year, BlackBerry officially started a full focus on the secure Android, with BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50 and DTEK60, with the two DTEK’s made by their new official manufacturing partner – TCL. In addition, late towards the end of the year, we saw the roll-out of the OS 10.3.3 update to BlackBerry 10 devices and also saw Facebook withdrawing their apps from the BlackBerry-legacy and BlackBerry 10 platform. With this upcoming new year, we expect to see the BlackBerry Mercury which is the next BlackBerry device with a QWERTY keyboard and more BlackBerry branded android devices to hit the market.
Ever wondered how durable the BlackBerry Priv might be? Well, here’s a crazy torture test from JRTG! Do check it out to find out just how tough the BlackBerry Priv might be! Continue reading
Earlier this year, BlackBerry announced their intentions to acquire one of their biggest competitor – Good Technology. Yesterday, BlackBerry announced that they have finalized and completed their acquisition of Good Technology. With this, BlackBerry have effectively bolstered their foothold in the enterprise market and I hope this will help to propel BlackBerry further to prosperity. Continue reading
AT&T released a video yesterday that highlighted and showcased the BlackBerry Priv’s features. AT&T has also opened up pre-orders for the device as well in the USA. Check the video out! Continue reading
Last month, we showcased and added a new card to our benchmark – the Strontium Nitro Plus UHS-3 microSD card. We benchmarked it on our standard USB 3.0 platform but the packaging did come with a USB 2.0 microSD – USB adaptor and today, we are going to give it a good test. So let us check it out! Continue reading
BlackBerry’s CEO has officially announced the BlackBerry Priv today, which is essentially the BlackBerry Slider or codenamed `Venice` that we all know it as. Powered with the higher-end Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (than the BlackBerry Passport), and dropping the BlackBerry 10 operating system in favor of Android in this iteration of the device, it keeps a massive touchscreen with the keyboard. In addition, BNN has had an exclusive interview/hands on with the device captured on video with BlackBerry CEO John Chen.
BlackBerry has just announced that it has acquired a rivaling firm – Good Technologies. At an acquisition price of USD$425 Million, this further reinforces BlackBerry’s focus on the enterprise market. This will definitely help BlackBerry to grow as a service-oriented company and hence, helping to rake in better revenue. Continue reading
Almost a year after we have started benchmarking all the microSD cards, today, we have yet another card to add to the benchmark to share with you guys. Today, we have a card from a local (Singapore company), Strontium. You may have seen this brand around town (Giant supermarket) and more but, you may not have seen much benchmarks for this. Well, let us present to you their highest-tier card today! Continue reading