BlackBerry are to decommission the legacy services for BlackBerry 7.1 OS and earlier, BlackBerry 10 software, BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 and earlier versions, with an end of life or termination date of January 4, 2022. The company says they chose to extend service until then as an expression of thanks to loyal partners and customers.
BlackBerry announced today that they will continue to support the critical infrastructure and services for BlackBerry 10 as well as network access for BBOS devices beyond 2019.
A BlackBerry Canadian Class Action will now proceed to trial as a securities class action involving claims for damages for misrepresentation in BlackBerry's disclosure documents.
BlackBerry has rolled out an update to BBM Enterprise for BlackBerry 10 (yes BB10). BBM Enterprise for BlackBerry 10 v22.214.171.124 doesn't bring any new features and brings fixes to customer issues. BBM Enterprise allows employees to take advantage of the speed, reliability and privacy of BBM for faster communication.
Back in March of 2015, BlackBerry won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing it of fraudulently inflating its stock price by painting a misleadingly upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. However, after the plaintiffs submitted an amended lawsuit, over statements related to blackberry 10, a US Judge has rejected BlackBerry's request to dismiss the amended lawsuit.
Being a BlackBerry developer has always come with a lot of challenges. Even in the Enterprise sphere it has never been a straightforward task. As a developer I've questioned myself many times "is it worth it". Even as a BlackBerry 10 user, I've always felt ripped off "having" to pay for apps that were not only free, but legal on other platforms.
BlackBerry has announced that the company will continue to "support" its BlackBerry 10 and BBOS platforms for at least two more years. In reality, BlackBerry 10 and BBOS are now officially EOL.
TCL unveiled the latest upcoming BlackBerry smartphone at CES 2017 today and during a press briefing, BlackBerry confirmed that they have no plans to release a new smartphone running the BlackBerry 10 Operating system.
BlackBerry has officially announced BlackBerry 10.3.3 for Government Release, targeted at users in government and other highly-regulated industries.
BlackBerry have released an update to BBM for BlackBerry 10 bringing bug fixes and general improvements. In case you're wondering, that wasn't a typo, this is a BlackBerry 10 update!
BlackBerry have released an update to BBM for BlackBerry 10 bringing support for upgraded group chat and the ability to share longer videos.
Earlier this week, there was a "report" published which basically suggested that BlackBerry phones sales had dried up in the UK and that the "expert" opinion was that BlackBerry were given a year to live,