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BlackBerry Z30 outed in leaked hands-on video

BlackBerry Z30 outed in leaked hands-on video

We've been hearing a lot about BlackBerry's rumored A10, which has recently been dubbed the Z30 after getting an unofficial name change. We've seen photos of the new device, but a hands-on video of the device has been leaked, and it marks the latest time that we're seeing the Z30 in all its glory inside moving pictures.

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Android extends smartphone OS lead but iOS could surge again says IDC

Android extends smartphone OS lead but iOS could surge again says IDC

Android has extended its market share lead over iOS while Windows Phone continues to pull ahead of BlackBerry, new smartphone OS numbers from IDC suggest, though the incoming iPhone 5S is tipped to rejuvenate Apple's appeal. Shipments of Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices were all up in Q2 2013 compared to the same period a year ago, IDC says, but despite the extra iPhone sales, Android still rose from 69.1-percent of the market in 2012 to 79.3-percent this year. However, IDC warns, that shouldn't be an excuse for Google and its OEM partners to rest on their laurels.

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BlackBerry Porsche crossover continues with Z10-inspired reboot

BlackBerry Porsche crossover continues with Z10-inspired reboot

There's nothing like a good Porsche BlackBerry phone to make you realize that there's a niche for essentially any sort of smartphone you can think of, just so long as it's got a brand attached to it. Here we're seeing the continuation of the Porsche BlackBerry team-up, coming up from the last edition which rolled out with a full QWERTY keyboard. This device is inspired by the BlackBerry Z10, though its full touchscreen UI is slightly modified beyond that first-generation product.

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BlackBerry A10 vs Z10 leaks show sizeable case change

BlackBerry A10 vs Z10 leaks show sizeable case change

The BlackBerry A10 is a rumored device that is said to be working with the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system and being prepared by the company to do battle with the larger display-toting market that's swallowed much of the smartphone world. What we've seen thus far indicates the A10 to be working with a 5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixel display resolution, a rather large bump over BlackBerry's current touchscreen hero device in the Z10 with its 4.2-inch panel.

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Verizon HTC One prepares for civil war: here’s what it’s up against

Verizon HTC One prepares for civil war: here’s what it’s up against

If you're planning on picking up the Verizon iteration of the HTC One, you'll do well to know the battle said phone will be facing when it appears amongst the 4G LTE smartphone ranks of the big red carrier. What we've done here is to run down the rest of the devices that will be carried by Verizon at the time the HTC One will be released (likely August 1st) [UPDATE: Now more likely August 15th], along with reviews if we've got them (if they're on the market already, that is), or connections to information on potential specifications if they're not.

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BlackBerry A10 appears in video, 5-inch display and all

BlackBerry A10 appears in video, 5-inch display and all

What you're about to see would very much appear to be the next-generation BlackBerry smartphone code-named BlackBerry A10 Aristo. This device has been rumored to be the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone to be working with a 5-inch display, aiming to take on the likes of the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S 4 in the handheld market while the original BlackBerry Z10's display size lacks punch. This device takes on an appearance much like the Z10, working instead with a white bar of plastic on its bottom instead of both its bottom and its top.

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