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?!
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.
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!
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!
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?