Category Archives: Blackberry

BlackBerry’s August security updates are rolling out

Blackberry have just announced the beginning of an August security update rollout. Update should be available immediately for the those who purchased their BB from BlackBerry Shop, while owners of carrier or retail-bought devices will have to wait a bit.The list of updates made by the patch is currently unavaialble, although changes that touch Android OS specifically can be found on the Android Security Bulletin. Those who have already downloaded and installed the patch report having two new icon packs for BlackBerry Launcher. If you feel like it, feel free to pop in and let us know the ...

BlackBerry KEYone is now available in Sprint retail stores in the US

BB KEYone being out in the United States is nothing new. What is new is the fact that now you can just go to a store and buy one, instead of ordering it online. The only catch is that the store has to be a Sprint one.Not sure if you want to buy a BlackBerry KEYone? Take a look at the phone’s specification, maybe it will help you make up your mind:– 4.5′ display, 1620 x 1080p resolution,– Snapdragon 625 CPU,– Adreno 506 GPU,– 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, microSD slot,– 3,505mAh battery,– Android 7.0 Nougat OS.KEyone’s main selling point is a ...

Unlocked BlackBerry KEYone is now out of stock in Canada

Canadians seem to have jumped the carrier-free like KEYone like… like something someone likes very much, because it has only been a few days since they became available at Canadian Walmarts and stores are already out. Now comes the part of the news where I am supposed to sugarcoat the shortness of the subject by telling you the story of BlackBerry KEYone but no, I will pass. I will just say that the exact date of a new shipment coming to Canada is unfortunately not known but bound to be soon. KEYone’s current price in Canada is CAD $729. ...

How BlackBerry protects US and Canadian governments

After a few years of apathy, BlackBerry seems to be doing better. First, BB released a quite successful KEYone smartphone. This in turn helped the company turn out strong earnings in its first fiscal quarter. Now sun shines over BlackBerry once more, as governments of United States of America and Canada have turned to it for cybersecurity. SecuSUITE for Government is a multi-platform solution created to offer end-to-end encryption for text and voice calls. This feature, now a part of BlackBerry Secure, has been rented by the above countries’ governments to protect their cyber assets. ...

A number of Rogers branded phones will be getting updates tomorrow

Among them are Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Moto G4 Plus and, perhaps most importantly, BlackBerry KEYone. Most of these devices’ updates will focus on security, but BB KEYone’s patch will concentrate on fixing phone’s software issues instead. These issues are, reportedly, somehow related to the Rogers network, with Rogers customers complaining about being occasionally unable to make calls and write texts. Sounds like a pretty basic, and large, issue which needs to be fixed A.S.A.P.We do not know which world regions will receive the update first, nor how large or small it will ...

BlackBerry KEYone with improved screen adhesive are now available for sale

Roughly a month ago I wrote about how BlackBerry KEYone’s release has gone through a bit of a foul due to the phone’s screen’s painful lack of adhesive, which caused the device to break extremely easily. BlackBerry promised to find a better adhesive and to deliver so improved units to stores. Company kept its promise and fixed smartphones are now available for sale in both retail and carriers. Yaay.If you have already bought yourself a KEYone and it turned out to be lacking adhesive, do not worry! Your device should still be under warranty and can be replaced for a shiny ...

BlackBerry Priv available on eBay for $224.99

Priv stands for privacy, not privy, even if its specification may state otherwise ;pRelease of BlackBerry KeyOne (superior in every way though, sadly, still not as succesful as it might have been), along with Priv’s low specification, caused the device to be put on sale on eBay. The model available is STV100-2, the unlocked GSM version that, if bought in the U.S, will work with AT&T and Verizon but not with Sprint and Verizon. Shipping is free of charge.Specification:– 5.4′ AMOLED display, 1440 x 2560p,– Snapdragon 808 chipset (argh),– 3GB RAM, 32GB ...