After Near-$1B Inventory Write-Down, BlackBerry Starts Selling Unlocked Smartphones Direct To U.S. Buyers

Well that was quick: Not long after T-Mobile announced it would stop carrying BlackBerry hardware in its retail stores (but continue selling them online), the Canadian smartphone maker has revealed a

The Plasticky BlackBerry Q5 Is Not The Mid-Tier Hero Handset BB10 Needs To Save It

In some ways the Qwerty-packing Q5, with its throwback BlackBerry looks, is a far more important device for BlackBerry than its current flagship, the all-touch Z10. The mid-tier Q5 should be priced to

BlackBerry Shipped Just 2.7M BB10 Handsets In Q1 2014

BlackBerry didn't break out its individual BB10 device sales in its quarterly earnings report released earlier this morning, but during its conference call to discuss its performance CEO Thorsten Hein

The BlackBerry Q10 Is Now Available For Pre-Order In The UK

<a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/03/30/qwerty/">Good news, Steve O'Hear</a>. The physical QWERTY isn't dead! The BlackBerry Q10 is now available for pre-ordering in the UK and ships at the end of

You’re Doing It Wrong, BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins <a target="_blank" href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57575704-94/blackberry-has-exciting-flagship-phone-planned-for-holidays/">recently confirmed with CNET</a> that

Looks Like Those 1M Mystery BlackBerry 10 Devices Went To A Verizon Distributor

BlackBerry delivered one of the world's most mysterious press releases a short time ago when it revealed that it had sold a cool 1 million BB10 devices to an unnamed partner, but now it looks like som

BlackBerry CEO Talks Testing Smartphone-Powered Notebooks and Tablets, Will Share More Info In May

BlackBerry is launching the Z10 today in the U.S., but it's already looking ahead to what comes next, according to an interview between ABC's Joanna Stern and BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins. The compan

With Q4 Earnings Two Weeks Out And Stock Dipping, BlackBerry Suddenly Announces Mystery Order Of 1M BB10 Handsets

BlackBerry issued a press release today that amounts to little more than "Look! We're selling handsets!" The four paragraph release hit the wire at 3:17 ET, and shares (which had been down on the day

Sprint To Get A ‘Version 2.0’ Of The All-Touch Z10 Later In 2013, Reports Claim

It was something of a black eye for BlackBerry when it came out that Sprint wouldn't be carrying the all-touch Z10 BB10 smartphone. A huge relaunch, integral to the company's future success, and one o

While It Mulls Global Pricing, BlackBerry May Also Be Prepping Its Z10 For A March 22 AT&T Launch

BlackBerry's top brass eagerly danced around the issue of a U.S. launch date for its <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/01/30/blackberry-z10-bb10-review-rim/">new Z10 smartphone</a> during its grand

Fly Or Die: BlackBerry Z10

The <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/01/30/blackberry-z10-bb10-review-rim/">BlackBerry Z10</a> running the new BB10 operating system is a pivotal phone for the company formerly known as RIM. It's

T-Mobile Aiming To Be First With BlackBerry Z10 Launch In The U.S. With Mid-March Release

T-Mobile says that Blackberry's new Z10 smartphone is "more stable than ... anticipated," and could potentially get a faster-than-expected launch on the network. As it stands, the new BB10-based smart

The U.S. Likely Won’t Get Its Thumbs On The Hardware QWERTY-Sporting BlackBerry Q10 Until May Or June

When BlackBerry unveiled its new BB10 line of devices and mobile OS, the company showed off both the Z10 and Q10 smartphones. The Z10 was released shortly after the announcement in many markets (the n

BlackBerry Z10 Selling In “Large Numbers”, Says BlackBerry — Some U.K. Retailers Sold Out Over The Weekend

The company formerly known as RIM is holding its first developer event in Europe since launching its new BlackBerry 10 platform last Wednesday. Speaking at the BlackBerry Jam event in Amsterdam, UK MD

Leaked T-Mobile Calendar Points To March 27 Release Date For The BlackBerry Z10

Between multiple simultaneous press conferences and sinking funds into a questionable Super Bowl commercial, BlackBerry is keen to make sure that its BB10-powered hardware is still on your mind. Reall

Half Of Canadian Pre-Registrations For BlackBerry Came From iPhone, Android Users

With the debut of BlackBerry's new BB10 OS and its <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/01/30/blackberry-z10-bb10-review-rim/">accompanying handsets</a>, many have questioned whether the revamp is eno

Yesterday Alicia Keys Was An iPhone Addict, Today She’s BlackBerry’s Global Creative Director

It wouldn't be a BlackBerry press event without something totally unexpected and semi-weird thrown in the mix. Today, at BlackBerry's media conference revealing BlackBerry 10, the company appointed Al

BlackBerry External Battery Charger Bundle Means The Z10 Can Live Longer Away From Outlets For $49.99

BlackBerry didn't only unveil the Z10 today, it also introduced a couple of accessories, including the external battery charger for the LS1, the Z10's 1800 mAh battery. The external charger is extreme

The Blackberry Z10 Is A Solid First Offering For BB10 Hardware, But The App Gap Looms Large

BlackBerry''s big day is here, and so is the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone. A company's hopes are resting on this bold (no pun intended) new device, and to some extent, a nation's as well. I've been

Live From RIM’s BB10/Z10 Media Event In NYC

After what feels like <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/05/01/no-shit-sherlock/">years of decline</a>, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/05/02/thorsten-talks-rim-ceo-sounds-off-on-licensing-upda
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