Canadian company buying out blackberry for $4. 7 billion

Canadian Company Buying Out BlackBerry for $4.7 Billion

Another one bites the dust. After Nokia sold off its Devices & Services division to Microsoft in a $7.2 billion deal earlier this month, it is now BlackBerry’s turn to turn itself over. The Canada-based smartphone maker is about to be acquired by its largest shareholder, the company revealed last Monday. $4.7 Billion Valuation BlackBerry…

Blackberry playbook will not receive bb10 update

BlackBerry PlayBook Will Not Receive BB10 Update

BlackBerry has now confirmed that there will be no BlackBerry 10 update for the the company’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins recently revealed that the company won’t be upgrading the BlackBerry PlayBook to the latest BB 10 OS. Thorsten didn’t provide any explanations regarding the matter. Until now, the company led its PlayBook…

Viber for blackberry now has voice support

Viber for Blackberry now has Voice Support

Viber for Blackberry has finally rolled out its lauded voice-calling feature. After years of waiting, users can now call other Viber users for free. Viber Media, the app’s parent company, had promised back in January that it had been testing voice support on its app, and that voice-calling capability would hit Blackberry smartphones by April….

Blackberry 10 app store reaches the 100,000 apps milestone

BlackBerry 10 App Store Reaches The 100,000 Apps Milestone

Finally, some good news for BlackBerry users. The BlackBerry app store has crossed the 100,000 apps milestone, and it’s just in time for the launch of BlackBerry Z10. In just the last 2 months alone, developers have published nearly 30,000 apps to the platform, bringing the app store closer to Windows Phone’s 150,000 apps. So…

BlackBerry on iPhone, Android Becoming A Reality For Some Features

The new BlackBerry OS 10 and its respective phones may be coming out, but that doesn’t mean BlackBerry, the company (formerly known as Research in Motion) is planning to pretend like other smartphone operating systems don’t exist. A new report says that BlackBerry is planning to release software that will bring some BlackBerry Enterprise Service…