AT&T Released Blackberry 10.2.1 for Z10 and Q10

AT&T is on an update spree. The carrier rolled out the latest Android 4.4 KitKat update for a bunch of devices, including the Galaxy S4 Active and LG G Flex.

Now, the carrier has started rolling out Blackberry 10.2.1 update for the Blackberry Z10 and Q10. The update brings a number of new features and improvements, including gesture support, BBM support for any app, improved lock screen notifications, improved battery monitor that offer in-depth details about battery usage and more.

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BlackBerry CEO Says The Company Is Not Selling Its Smartphone Business

Yesterday an article was published on Reuters, with a quote from the BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, which gave the impression that BlackBerry may sell their smartphone business.

Now the BlackBerry CEO has published an article on the BlackBerry website, explaining that what he said was taken out of context.

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Sprint BlackBerry 10.2.1 Update Finally Released

At the end of January, BlackBerry announced that they would start rolling out the BlackBerry 10.2.1 update, and now it looks like US mobile carrier Sprint has started to roll out the update to their devices.

The Sprint BlackBerry 10.2.1 update is now apparently available for BlackBerry 10 handsets, and the update brings a number of new features to BlackBerry 10 devices.

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BBM Gets An Update With Stickers, Increased File Transfer Size and More

There one area where Blackberry is receiving a some what decent response is the Blackberry Messenger app for Android and iOS. Released last year, the app has managed to grab 85 million users, and consistently working on adding new features to the app for all platforms.

Recently, the company released another update which introduces a number of new features and bug fixes, including stickers support, increased file transfer size and more.

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BlackBerry Devices Will No Longer Be Available With T-Mobile

BlackBerry and T-Mobile haven’t had the best business relationship over the last six months, we presume it started when T-Mobile announced that they would no longer offer BlackBerry devices in their stores, this happened last September.

Then T-Mobile ran a promotion earlier this year to get owners of BlackBerry devices to switch to the iPhone, and it would appear that this wasn’t very well received by BlackBerry.

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BBM Now Has 85 Million Active Users

Earlier today BlackBerry revealed their fourth quarter earnings results, and they also shared some details about how many BBM users they have.

BlackBerry now has a total of 113 million BBM users, and 85 million of these are active users on a monthly basis. the company has managed to grow their BBM users since launching the app on other platforms like iOS and Android.

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Blackberry OS 10.3 Leak Reveals Some Upcoming Blackberry Devices

Few days back, some screenshots of the alleged Blackberry OS 10.3 surfaced on the internet, giving us a glimpse of the look and some of the features that will be a part of the upcoming update.

Blackberry, which is facing some tough times lately is rumored to be working on a number of new Blackberry devices. Recently, a Crackberry Forum member revealed some details of some of the upcoming Blackberry devices found inside the Blackberry OS 10.3.

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Screenshots of Rumored Blackberry OS 10.3 Leaked

Blackberry is rumored to be working on the new Blackberry OS 10.3 which will bring several new features on board, and guess what, it seems Blackberry is working on their own virtual assistant app, but there’s no word about its name yet.

The latest leak also gives a sneak peak at some other features and enhancements one can expect from the latest Blackberry OS 10.3.

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BlackBerry Working On Full HD 1080p Smartphone

BlackBerry’s current smartphones come with a HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, but it would appear that this is about to change.

The company is apparently working on a new full HD smartphone that will come with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and the device is expected to be released with the next version of BlackBerry 10.

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Secusmart Encyrpted BlackBerry Can Be Yours For $2770

If you are worried about privacy, you can now get your hands on the same smartphone that is used by government officials a Secusmart Encrypted BlackBerry.

Secusmart has been providing secure smartphones which are encrypted to government officials, Germany’s Angela Merkel uses a Secusmart BlackBerry.

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BlackBerry Sells US HQ In Texas

BlackBerry has been trying to sell their US head quarters in Las Colinas, Texas for the last few months, and according to a recent report, the company has finally agreed a sale of the property.

The BlackBerry HQ was apparently purchased by Canadian Investore Brookfield Property Group, which purchased the 460,000 square foot office for an undisclosed sum.

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