New Mate, New Axon, New BlackBerry ft. CrackBerry Kevin | #PNWeekly 275 (Audio)

The Huawei Mate 10 and ZTE Axon M for AT&T got their launch events this week! We talk about those and BlackBerry’s latest moves with CrackBerry Kevin!

No Android Nougat love for BlackBerry Priv, slim hope for DTEK50 and 60 as well

Before TCL took over BlackBerry smartphone production and marketing, the BlackBerry Priv was released running Android Lollipop and will stay on Marshmallow.

BlackBerry BBD 100-1 could follow DTEK50 soon with Snapdragon 625 SoC, Full HD touchscreen

A largely mysterious TCL-made BlackBerry has just made its first online appearance, fitting the general description of a DTEK50 sequel.

BlackBerry discounts DTEK50, PRIV for the spring

Two older phones get some spring cleaning detergent sprayed onto them for some discount action. Will you take a PRIV or DTEK50 home?

TCL has own-brand phones, at least two more BlackBerries, and maybe even Palm stuff on the way

China’s TCL is looking to further ramp up its smartphone-producing efforts this year, with own-brand, BlackBerry and… Palm hardware?!

‘Fall in love’ with the discounted BlackBerry DTEK60 and DTEK50 this Valentine’s Day

They’re not massive, but the latest BlackBerry DTEK60 and DTEK50 price cuts should help sweeten the two’s deals for Valentine’s Day.

BlackBerry achieves ‘full global coverage’ with software licensing agreement in India

Future BlackBerry-branded smartphones sold in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh will be manufactured and distributed by a company called Optiemus.

TCL vows the BlackBerry ‘brand legacy will live on’, more details at CES 2017

BlackBerry’s hardware future as an exclusive TCL licensor will begin to be mapped out at next month’s CES, where the DTEK70 could go official.

BlackBerry apps on Android get a major refresh

The Dark Theme comes to the BlackBerry Launcher while users of the DTEK60 can now retrieve passwords with a tap of the fingerprint sensor.

Black Friday at BlackBerry brings DTEK50 price down by 18 percent

Several other BlackBerry phones running BB10 have also received some vicious discounts. If you’re interested in the Priv, it’s got a big cut, too.

BlackBerry officially halts ‘internal’ hardware development, outsourcing the ‘function to partners’

The inevitable demise of internally-developed BlackBerry phones is a rumor no more, with “partners” in charge of future hardware production.

And there you have it: clearer BlackBerry DTEK60 renders surface, revealing fingerprint scanner

The high-end Android-based BlackBerry DTEK60 may as well be official already, following one too many leaks, including a number of renders now.

Plenty of signs suggest at least BlackBerry DTEK60 launch is still on

Once again, the reports of BlackBerry’s hardware death appear to have been greatly exaggerated, with the DTEK60 looming large.

Forget DTEK60, will BlackBerry quit smartphones on September 28?

Investors are hoping that will be the case. They can even point to some outlying evidence. But what about that second Android phone John Chen promised?

BlackBerry DTEK60 is the company’s next flagship phone, and we have the specs in full

The full, no doubt official specifications of the upcoming BlackBerry DTEK60, aka Argon, have been inadvertently revealed by the OEM.

BlackBerry patches Quadrooter, first Android partner to do so

Even though BlackBerry claimed that its secure boot chain, standard on its Android phones, “mitigated” the last Quadrooter hole, it has been patched.

Apple sales records, Blackberry security, and we get stuff wrong | Pocketnow Weekly 211

Apple sells it’s billionth phone, BB claims to have the most secure Android ever, and we get stuff wrong in a recent review. Pocketnow Weekly episode 211!

If the Priv failed to get BlackBerry back, can the DTEK50?

The BlackBerry DTEK50 is BlackBerry’s latest effort at coming back to the handset market. Can it succeed where the Priv failed?

Two sites have BlackBerry DTEK50 pre-orders for the world

Two UK-based sites, Unlocked Mobiles and Clove, have opened up pre-orders for the BlackBerry DTEK50 Android smartphone at the same price.

BlackBerry DTEK50 pre-orders arrive at US$299

Customers in several major markets can now pre-order the latest mid-range Android device from BlackBerry, the DTEK50 — produced by TCL.

BlackBerry Neon/Hamburg/DTEK50 prematurely breaks cover with full specs

The cat is completely out of the bag now, and we’re only left wondering if the rebranded Alcatel Idol 4 will be called BlackBerry Neon or Hamburg after all.