BlackBerry Reportedly Bringing Back “Belt” Of Five Function Keys To Future Devices

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BlackBerry will reportedly bring back the iconic belt of five function keys that pre-BlackBerry 10 devices had, according to a Globe and Mail report published today. The report cites sources close to the matter that state BlackBerry CEO John Chen will announce the addition to the keyboard tomorrow at Mobile World Congress. This “belt” that’s…

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BlackBerry to Focus on Software and Services, Support BBOS 7 Until December 2015, and no Future Tablet Plans, says Managing Director

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*UPDATE* – In regards to Lulwani’s statements regarding the company’s support of BlackBerry OS 7, the company had an official statement: “BlackBerry intends to support the BlackBerry operating system indefinitely. Any comments to the contrary are not correct.” In the last earnings report, BlackBerry revealed that a whopping 3.2 million BlackBerry 7 devices were sold, versus…

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3.2 Million BlackBerry 7 Smartphones Sold, Versus 1.1 Million BlackBerry 10

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Call it lack of marketing or unattractive price points; BlackBerry 10 is just not selling too well. The latest BlackBerry Q3 fiscal 2014 results have shown that BlackBerry 7 devices are still outselling BlackBerry 10 smartphones, and quite significantly. “During the third quarter, the Company recognized hardware revenue on approximately 1.9 million BlackBerry smartphones compared…

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New BlackBerry 9720 Smartphone Officially Announced

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BlackBerry has just announced the new super social BlackBerry 9720 smartphone. Available in a variety of colors, the new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone takes everything you’d get from a starter smartphone to the next level and it’s the perfect social BlackBerry. “The BlackBerry 9720 smartphone gives you all the essentials of the BlackBerry smartphone experience to…

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More Photos of the BlackBerry 9720 Revealed

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By now you’ve probably heard the news about BlackBerry’s CEO saying that they will not be leaving OS 7.1 out of the picture. New OS 7 devices were said to be coming and here we have yet another proof of it with some new photos of the BlackBerry 9720, a device looking to keep the…

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Bold 9720 to be New BlackBerry 7 Smartphone

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During BlackBerry’s Q1 2014 earnings call, CEO Thorsten Heins unveiled that the company would be brining to market another BlackBerry 7 device. The next BlackBerry 7 device will be the Bold 9720, according to its UAProf document. This new device will feature: QWERTY keyboard 480 x 360 screen resolution OS 7.1 Much of BlackBerry’s profits…

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Another BlackBerry 7 Device to Release in 2013

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During the BlackBerry Q1 2014 earnings call, BlackBerry’s CEO Thorsten Heins, announced the company would launch one more BlackBerry 7 device in 2013. It was mentioned that this device would be to aid those in their transition to BlackBerry 10. No other details were mentioned. Perhaps we’ll see a greater evolution into a ‘BlackBerry OS…

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Known Wi-Fi Vulnerability in BlackBerry 7; Here’s How to Fix it

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Security Expert Raul Siles from Help Net Security has revealed a vulnerability in all major mobile operating systems, except BlackBerry 10. The vulnerability exists in the method the devices use to detect and connect to Wi-Fi networks. Siles says that every time the Wi-Fi of a device is turned on, the device starts checking through 802.11…

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