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Blackberry’s Android powered ‘Venice’ becomes ‘Priv’

This Android powered Blackberry seems to have been teetering on the edge of existence for a while now. First someone caught wind that it was in the works. They spoke of a Blackberry built, Android powered QWERTY slider. It certainly sparked my interest. Then there were small video …

Blackberry sold in $4.7bn deal

The troubled smartphone maker Blackberry was once top of the pile has today agreed a sale to a private consortium. According to Reuters the beleaguered manufacturer is to be sold to a group of companies led by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd for $4.7 billion. A “Letter of Intent” has …

No WhatsApp on BB10?

If you just saw the exciting news that WhatsApp is now available on Windows Phone 8, now for some not so exciting news and that is it looks like WhatsApp will not be coming to BlackBerry 10 OS which launches around the world on January 30th 2013. This …

RIM facing delays over Bold 9900 release

Once again, Research In Motion are facing a setback. BGR has reported that the Bold 9900, Blackberry’s flagship device, will be delayed perhaps until September. RIM announced earlier this year that the device would be released globally this summer. With the next iPhone set to launch (probably) at …