Let’s talk about the BlackBerry Passport. Today it’s been revealed by BlackBerry that it’ll cost a cool $599 USD off-contract. It’s basically the size and shape of a paper passport and has a physical keyboard, and it’s BlackBerry’s next big plan for sales and recovery. Let’s talk about why that’s wrong.
It's finally here, the third lovechild between BlackBerry and the luxurious Porsche Design. With the P'9983, alternatively called "Khan" and "Prestige" in some places, BlackBerry is slowly getting back on the track of its former days, hopefully with the promise of better days ahead.
BlackBerry really knows how to keep its "BlackBerry Loyal" crowd on the edge of their seats. Naturally, the company didn't go to IFA 2014, so users are left dreaming of the company's next attempt at a renaissance. Luckily, we have here some new photos to whet their appetites, this time with the more traditional BlackBerry Classic, a.k.a. the Q20, in sight.
The third Porsche Design Blackberry handset, the P'9983, has leaked in full, at least according to the folks at BBIN. Consumers will be looking at a glass-weave backing, as far as design goes, and a camera protected by sapphire glass. We've got a full list of what else the handset offers after the jump.
There is practically only 4 months left before 2014 ends and BlackBerry seems ready to end the year with a bang. Leaked slides of the company's 2014 roadmap reveal device launch targets as well as how the company plans to market its smartphones based on particular user groups it has in mind.
Just incase you were aiming to continue your BlackBerry smartphone use through the future, today you’ll want to have a peek at the specifications of the Passport. That’s the BlackBerry Passport, a device whose size is essentially the same width and height of a real passport - with phone functionality.
If you still think that BlackBerry's next high profile smartphone is some elaborate marketing stunt, better wake up, smell the coffee, and watch this video. Courtesy of Carphone Warehouse, we're getting a second-hand look at how the BlackBerry Passport would look and feel like in the real world. Aside from looking huge and awkward, it seems that the Passport is quite equipped to accomplish what BlackBerry is setting it out to do, to be a no-nonsense business-minded mobile device.
A physical keyboard for your iPhone - just the accessory you need to make certain you never forget BlackBerry. As if summoned by the masses of super-secret BlackBerry fans who’ve been disgraced into using iPhones by society, Typo 2 emerges as a second generation for the first BlackBerry-sued accessory. Why would you want such a thing?
As if to say "we’re never, ever going to go away," BlackBerry has released a BBM app for Windows Phone. While we can’t in good conscience suggest that this will change the ailing phone companies’ fortunes, it does show tenacity of spirit. This is the last of the major phone operating systems to not have a BBM app yet - and now it’s done!
A Ford spokesperson spoke today on the next big internal transition for the company: one of phone switching. Ford’s Sara Tatchio suggested that by the end of this year, 3,300 Ford workers will no longer carry BlackBerry smartphones. Instead, they’ll be switching to Apple’s iPhone.