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Blackberry CEO John Chen Calls for App Neutrality
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 22, 2015

Net Neutrality is a hot topic right now, but what about app neutrality? Blackberry CEO John Chen has compared the two and thinks that app neutrality would be better for the industry. He issued the plea in an open letter to US senate and President Barack Obama.

AT&T to Carry Redesigned Blackberry Passport
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 08, 2015

Blackberry's Passport has been out in the wild for some time, and it has actually been received positively with good sales figures and strong critical acclaim. However, Blackberry still wants its square screened handset to have more of an impact in the United States, and the newly launched AT&T variant may achieve that.

Blackberry's Christmas Sale on Passport and Z30
By Luke Jones on Friday December 26, 2014

Blackberry has decided to bring a bit of holiday cheer to celebrate the Boxing Day holiday in Canada, by offering a couple of deals to its customers in the United States and Canada. The company is knocking the price down on a couple of its flagship devices, giving potential customers the chance to get the Blackberry Passport and Z30 at a slashed price.

Blackberry Classic Launches, Available on Amazon before Christmas
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 18, 2014

Blackberry has announced its latest smartphone today, the Blackberry Classic, a handset we all knew was coming and what it would be. The device is based off the company's ahem, classic designs such as the Bold and it comes with old school charm and up to date software, features, and security.

Blackberry Defends Passport with 11 Self Deprecating Points
By Luke Jones on Tuesday December 16, 2014

The Canadian company has posted a "humorous" blog on its website entitled "11 things wrong with the BlackBerry Passport," but here's the twist, the things mentioned are actually all the good things about the device. It is meant to be a rib tickling repost to all those people who have hated on the Passport for numerous reasons.

Blackberry (Re) Launches Brick Builder Game
By Luke Jones on Saturday December 13, 2014

Blackberry had a go at the future and found that it has been left behind by Apple and Android, so the Canadian company has decided to turn back the clock. Yes, the Passport marries the best of both worlds, but the new Blackberry Classic is full on old school charm. It has the company's famous QWERTY keyboard and trackpad in tow, a mirror to the successful Bold smartphone.

Blackberry Classic Cameras in Detail
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 10, 2014

Blackberry's new Classic is going to be shipping soon, with customers who have pre-ordered the device via the company's website getting it sometime next week. We already know that this handset harks back to Blackberry's renowned QWERTY keyboard, trackpad, and screen design and looks like the popular bold but with modern BB10 software. Some of the specs are known too, but little has been said about the cameras, but Blackberry is shedding some light today.

Blackberry Classic Video Shows us around New Old Smartphone
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 04, 2014

Blackberry's newest smartphone looks like every device you used to love from the company, so it is fitting that it will be called the Blackberry Classic. The device harks back to the likes of the Bold and is a straight ahead business and messaging oriented smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard sitting underneath its screen.

Blackberry Offering Up $550 For Trade-in iPhone
By Luke Jones on Tuesday November 25, 2014

Blackberry really wants you to have its new Passport smartphone instead of an iPhone, so if you have been wanting to trade to BB's latest now is the time to do it, especially if you are the owner of Apple's flagship. The Canadian company has a new trade in offer that sees them offer consumers up to $550 for their iPhone, credit towards buying the Passport.

Here's Why the Passport Is Better than iPhone, So Says Blackberry
By Luke Jones on Saturday November 22, 2014

Blackberry has left it no doubt who the Passport smartphone is geared to, it is for business types who have some serious productivity to do through their days. Blackberry says it created the perfect device for enterprise and made most of the core features of the Passport towards this goal. Of course, it does all the other consumer oriented stuff to, but first and foremost this is a phone for work.