Chen: No BlackBerry 10 phones this year

According to BlackBerry CEO John Chen, his company will only release Android smartphones this year. The Priv, the company’s first Android smartphone, is also expanding beyond AT&T to Verizon, T-Mobile, sprint, and Vodafone UK. Source: TechnoBuffalo

TechSummit Rewind #048

Editor’s Note: This is the TechSummit Rewind, a daily recap of the top technology headlines. Oculus delays Touch motion controllers until second half of year Oculus’ Touch motion controllers have been delayed until the second half of the year, according to the company. “On the path to perfecting Touch, we’ve decided that we need more…

Paw Print Rewind #030

Editor’s Note: This is the Paw Print Rewind, a daily recap of the top news headlines. Boeing profit up as plane deliveries surge Boeing has doubled its quarterly cash flow, partly offsetting a big charge for its aerial tanker program. The Chicago-based plane maker reported $2.6 billion in free cash flow in the second quarter,…

TechSummit Rewind #035

Editor’s Note: This is the TechSummit Rewind, a daily recap of the top technology headlines. Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet launching in US this month for $1,600 Dell’s Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet is the latest of the Round Rock, TX-based company’s line of Rugged computers. The Latitude 12 is designed to be used from emergency…

TechSummit Rewind #003: January 3rd, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is the TechSummit Rewind, which can be read here every Saturday starting on january 3. Tobii, SteelSeries team up to bring world’s first mass-market eye-tracking peripheral   Tobii Technology and Steelseries announced a partnership to launch the world’s first mass-market consumer eye-tracking device for gamers. Bruce Hawver, Steelseries CEO: “We’re proud to…

BlackBerry announces Passport for mobile professionals

Continuing its strategy to arm mobile professionals with tools that make them more productive, BlackBerry has launched the Passport. Featuring a 4.5″ 1440×1400 (453ppi) HD square display and a new QWERTY touch-enabled keyboard, the BlackBerry Passport is a device purpose-built for “productivity-driven business professionals who want a smartphone that empowers them with the mobile tools…

PSA: BlackBerry Music, Video stores closing today

Earlier this month, we informed you that the Amazon Appstore is coming to BlackBerry users in BlackBerry 10.3. As part of the announcement, the Waterloo, Ontario-based company announced that the music and video sections of BlackBerry World would be closing today, July 21st. Previously downloaded content will continue to be available after today through MyWorld….

Amazon Appstore coming to BlackBerry users this fall

BlackBerry has entered into a licensing agreement with Amazon to bring the over 200,000 Android apps available via its Appstore platform to BlackBerry 10.3 users. Apps such as Groupon, Netflix, Pinterest, Candy Crush Saga and Minecraft — would all be available for direct download. But fear not BlackBerry purists, BlackBerry World will continue to be…

BlackBerry announces BlackBerry Experience event dates

WATERLOO, Ontario — BlackBerry has announced ‘BlackBerry Experience,’ a series of Enterprise customer events designed for those who are responsible for defining and implementing the mobile strategy of their organizations. The half-day event kicks off with BlackBerry sharing their vision and product strategy, followed by insights from industry analysts about trends that are shaping the…

BlackBerry reaches deal to sell most of its Canadian real estate

TORONTO — BlackBerry announced Friday that it has reached an agreement to sell the vast majority of its real estate in Canada, as part of a plan outlined earlier this year aimed at bolstering the technology company’s bottom line. BlackBerry said the terms of the transaction would only be announced after the principal conditions were…

BBM Special Edition coming to Android Gingerbread devices

WATERLOO, Ontario — Blackberry will soon be making BlackBerry Messenger on Android devices running Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread or higher. BBM will be available to the general public in February. An external beta is in progress. Source:  Inside BlackBerry