General News

The BlackBerry Priv will not see Google’s Android Nougat update

September 12, 2017 Doug Demagistris

The BlackBerry Priv brought BlackBerry into the Android market in October of 2015. It kept our hopes alive for a return, though time proved to be a major factor in the longevity of BlackBerry’s smartphone hardware business. The company still has a few Android-powered devices out on the market currently: Priv, DETEK50, DTEK60, and KEYone.

General News

BlackBerry has high hopes for ‘BlackBerry Secure,’ agrees to 10-year license deal with Optiemus

August 29, 2017 Doug Demagistris

BlackBerry is reportedly in talks with global smartphone manufacturers about a secure version of Google’s Android OS designed by BlackBerry to be named ‘BlackBerry Secure.’ We know that Blackberry takes security with all seriousness, and the company wants to take things up a notch by licensing its own version of Android for hardware makers to use.

Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 8/21- 8/25: Which Android devices received updates this week?

August 27, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

Carrier News
Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 7/10- 7/14: Which Android devices received updates this week?

July 16, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

Carrier News
Droid Updates

Droid Updates Weekly 6/5- 6/9: Which Android devices received updates this week?

June 11, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Our guess is that most of you have a smartphone if you’re reading this. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.

General News

BlackBerry KEYone is showing delays at Amazon and Best Buy due to high demand

June 2, 2017 Doug Demagistris

After some supply delays, the BlackBerry KEYone finally made it to US shores on May 31st. The handset that was announced at CES 2017 and then followed up on in greater detail at MWC 2017, is what we believe to be one of the best premium mid-range handsets out there.

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