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.

A new BlackBerry smartphone is coming in October with no physical keyboard, just a touchscreen

TCL wants to remind the world on the eve of IFA 2017 a new BlackBerry-branded mobile device is coming… a little later this year.

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.

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.
BlackBerry going Android

BlackBerry’s in-house smartphone swan song is still ‘coming’, QWERTY keyboard and all

Contrary to popular belief, BlackBerry isn’t altogether done with internally building smartphones yet, prepping one final keyboard design.

BlackBerry DTEK60 is officially official to ‘put the smart in the smartphone’

A mobile security and productivity champion, the Alcatel-made BlackBerry DTEK60 is now available in select global markets starting at $499.

German retail brochure leaked of Blackberry DTEK60, could launch October 25

A poster leaked from retailer Media Markt shows the device off with its specs. But we also have a date of release and an expectation of sorts.

Galaxy Note 7 Requiem, Samsung’s future, and Pixel updates | #PNWeekly 222

We also talk some more about the Google Pixel as Cyanogen downshifts its gears and the iPhone 8 gets more screen time, literally. It’s the Pocketnow Weekly!

B&H launches BlackBerry DTEK60 pre-orders for $500

The retailer is not promising any time for shipping and delivery, we just have the price for a 2016 flagship from, but not made by BlackBerry.

Canadian retailer NCIX offers BlackBerry DTEK60 for $700, says product arrives October 11

The Canadian tech retailer is expecting stock to come in on October 11. That’s despite nothing else purporting that to be the case.

Google Hyperdrives to Andromeda, and Blackberry Black-holes | #PNWeekly 220

Google Hyperdrives to Andromeda! Will Android and Chrome finally merge? Also, no more in-house hardware from Blackberry? #PNWeekly Podcast episode 220!

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.

iPhone build costs, say hello to Allo, and a Comcast MVNO? | Pocketnow Weekly 219

How much does it REALLY cost to make an iPhone? We say hello to Allo, and why is Comcast looking to start an MVNO? Pocketnow Weekly podcast episode 219!

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.