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BlackBerry Z10 renders make the case against iPhone 5

BlackBerry Z10 renders make the case against iPhone 5

The fellow who brought you quite a few ultra-realistic renderings of smartphones and tablets over the past year Martin Hajek has struck again with the BlackBerry Z10. This time he's making the case for a white version of the machine as it sits right next to the iPhone 5, also rendered by this amazingly talented fellow. What's interesting about this device beyond its obvious inclusion in the same generation of smartphone aesthetics as the iPhone 5 is that it is, here, appearing to be a real iPhone competitor - could it be?

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BlackBerry 10 movie and music plenty detailed

BlackBerry 10 movie and music plenty detailed

BlackBerry 10 isn't due to get its official reveal until later this week, but RIM can't help but seep out a little information on what sort of movies and music options owners will have for BlackBerry World shopping sprees. Describing its portfolio - which includes content from Fox, Sony Pictures, Warner Music, and more - as one of the most robust mobile users will have to choose from, RIM says it will offer movie rentals and purchases in the US, UK, and Canada initially, while eighteen countries will get DRM-free music download access.

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New BlackBerry 10 rumors tip a (slightly) lower price

New BlackBerry 10 rumors tip a (slightly) lower price

RIM is set to officially unveil BlackBerry 10 in only two more days. With the new operating system and smartphone hardware set to go official later this week, new rumors have surfaced ahead of the official launch. According to one of the new rumors, people interested in BlackBerry 10 could expect a more reasonable price.

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RIM to air first-ever Super Bowl ad for BlackBerry 10

RIM to air first-ever Super Bowl ad for BlackBerry 10

The Super Bowl is one of the most-watched programs on television, and if you really want to get your name out there, then you would buy a 30-second commercial spot during the big game. While the Super Bowl may be the only reason that sports fans clamber around the TV, the commercials also happen to be a big thing as well. It turns out that RIM will be airing a BlackBerry 10 ad during the Super Bowl to promote the new platform.

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BlackBerry Z10 press images leak out

BlackBerry Z10 press images leak out

We've already seen plenty of leaked shots of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry Z10 handset, but this is the first time that we're seeing what look to be official press images of the device. There's not a lot of new information here, but we finally get to see RIM's new device in proper lighting, even if the images are only renders.

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RIM launches BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

RIM launches BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

In preparation of the upcoming launch of BlackBerry 10 in a little over a week, RIM has launched BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. This service is aimed at businesses and government agencies, and makes it easy to manage devices across multiple platforms as well as a mobile apps. Along with the announcement, RIM released a quick preview video of the service, which you can check out after the jump.

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BlackBerry 10 licensing back on the table

BlackBerry 10 licensing back on the table

If you're a big fan of BlackBerry and ever thought to yourself, "if only I could get RIM's mobile OS on that [insert brand here] smartphone, my life would be perfect", you may be in luck. This week an interview including Thorsten Heins, the CEO of RIM himself, has surfaced with talk of the possibility of licensing out the mobile OS to 3rd party companies in the future. Of course he makes it clear that it's not going to happen right away, but that it's only their own ability to prove the OS worthy of everyone else's hardware that's currently holding them from making such a move.

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BlackBerry 10 detailed in screenshot gush

BlackBerry 10 detailed in screenshot gush

RIM has been coy detailing BlackBerry 10 in full so far, but a fresh leak of OS screenshots have comprehensively previewed the next-gen platform and stolen the Canadian's thunder. Apparently spilled from within RIM itself, BGR's gallery shows BlackBerry 10's Messenger functionality, the new BlackBerry Hub, voice control functionality, and more. Meanwhile, there's also chatter that RIM will follow Nokia's lead and chance some ambitious pricing to win back BlackBerry users.

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