I tested the new Blackberry Key2 at a South African tourism hotspot - and here's why I'm unimpressed

2019-01-14 06:29

The Huawei’s P20 Lite is easily a better value-for-money option.

REVIEWED: BlackBerry KEYOne offers convenience with buttons

2018-03-20 18:01

The BlackBerry KEYone is among one of the most unique smartphones available on the South African market.

From smartphones to software - is BlackBerry back?

2017-09-28 21:39

BlackBerry shares have soared after record software revenue helped earnings beat analysts’ estimates.

BlackBerry's latest with full keypad hits SA next week

2017-07-26 10:25

In an age when most smartphones are in slate form, Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is set to launch a device in South Africa with full physical QWERTY keyboard.

BlackBerry's new keypad phone: The company's latest suicidal move?

2017-02-27 12:41

BlackBerry recently said it would kill off production of its devices. An obituary later, the company has announced its latest device - but is BlackBerry preparing its noose?

BlackBerry lesson: Adapt or die in the internet age

2016-10-01 09:31

BlackBerry has joined Yahoo, Nokia and other technology industry stars felled by an internet age in which companies are forced to evolve quickly or perish.

It’s official: BlackBerry stops making phones

2016-09-28 18:06

BlackBerry, the Canadian company that invented the smartphone and addicted legions of road warriors to the “crackberry,” has stopped making its iconic handsets.

BlackBerry halts production of its Classic smartphone

2016-07-06 07:19

BlackBerry said that it will stop making its Classic smartphone, less than two years after launching it with much fanfare

More concern over WhatsApp ditching BlackBerry

2016-03-01 16:42

A growing number of Fin24 users have expressed their thoughts on WhatsApp discontinuing its service for older and fringe mobile platforms.

WhatsApp to kill support for BlackBerry, Nokia

2016-02-29 10:54

Instant messaging application WhatsApp plans to discontinue support for its service on older smartphone systems such as BlackBerry and Nokia.


BlackBerry falls as software revenue plunges

2018-06-22 19:46

BlackBerry plunged the most in a year after investors focused on weak growth in software revenues that the company attributed to a change in accounting standards.

BlackBerry, Baidu partner to work on driver-less car software

2018-01-04 18:48

BlackBerry's efforts to push into self-driving cars has taken a new step forward as it signed a deal with Chinese internet giant Baidu to work together on automotive software.

BlackBerry's KEYone with physical buttons now in SA

2017-08-07 15:09

Smartphone maker BlackBerry has released its latest device with full physical QWERTY keyboard, the KEYone, to the South African market with availability from Tuesday.

BlackBerry wins $814.9m from Qualcomm in royalty dispute

2017-04-12 15:40

BlackBerry Ltd. said it was awarded $814.9m in arbitration following a dispute with Qualcomm Inc. over royalty payments.

Chinese firm seeks to revive once mighty BlackBerry

2017-02-26 15:30

TCL has unveiled its first BlackBerry-licensed smartphone which brings back the device's signature physical keyboard.

What now for BlackBerry as it dumps phones?

2016-09-29 09:39

BlackBerry will never be the bright shining tech star it was a decade ago, but it can still be a solid business - or businesses, if it's broken into pieces - in the right hands.

Arthur Goldstuck: How BlackBerry is refusing to die

2016-07-20 14:25

When Facebook announced earlier this year that it would end support for WhatsApp on BlackBerry phones, it looked like a death warrant. But the company plans to fight for its users.

BlackBerry responds to police eavesdropping report

2016-04-19 08:28

BlackBerry has acknowledged it helped Canadian federal police crack a Montreal crime syndicate that had been using its messaging system.

Dismay over WhatsApp ditching BlackBerry, Nokia

2016-02-29 16:23

Some Fin24 users have expressed their displeasure at WhatsApp deciding to discontinue its service on several older and fringe operating systems.

BlackBerry 'comfortable' with Priv's SA price

2016-02-12 09:53

Smartphone maker BlackBerry says it is “comfortable” with the high price of its Android-powered Priv in South Africa.

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