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Posts Tagged ‘BlackBerry 10’

  • Thorsten Heins, President and Chief Executive Officer of BlackBerry (image: ZD Net)

    BlackBerry looking for buyout?

    August 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on BlackBerry looking for buyout?

    As trading in BlackBerry shares was halted on the Nasdaq on Monday morning ahead of a news conference, it has emerged that mobile device maker BlackBerry’s board of directors has formed a “special committee” to investigate “strategic...

  • BlackBerry Q10 now available on Telkom Mobile

    June 12, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on BlackBerry Q10 now available on Telkom Mobile

    Telkom Mobile today launched the new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone, powered by BlackBerry 10, in South Africa. Built with precision and offering premium performance in a signature design, the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone combines BlackBerry’s best physical...

  • TAKEALOT.com adds Android, iOS apps to shopping cart

    May 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on TAKEALOT.com adds Android, iOS apps to shopping cart

    South African online retailer TAKEALOT.com has taken a step towards customer convenience by launching their iPhone and Android shopping apps in addition to the Blackberry 10 app launched earlier this year. The apps aim to deliver an enhanced experience for...

  • Vodacom first to launch BlackBerry Q10 in South Africa

    April 24, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom first to launch BlackBerry Q10 in South Africa

    Vodacom customers will be the first to get their hands on the new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone powered by BlackBerry 10, which will be available at Vodacom World and other participating outlets on Thursday 2nd  May 2013. Built with precision and offering...

  • BlackBerry 10.1 update revealed

    April 24, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry 10.1 update revealed

    BlackBerry’s new flagship phone, along with a new operating system, has only be on the market for three months and the company is already working on an update to the BlackBerry 10 OS. The update will be available to developers this week (and to...

  • South African app could be best in the world

    April 5, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South African app could be best in the world

    South African mobile shopping app, PriceCheck, has been selected from all BlackBerry apps worldwide as one of three finalists for the coveted International BlackBerry app of the year. Locally conceptualized, developed and released, the app offers shoppers...

  • BlackBerry 10 updates Facebook and Twitter

    April 2, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry 10 updates Facebook and Twitter

    Updated versions of Facebook and Twitter have been released for BlackBerry 10 smartphones. Available as free downloads on the BlackBerry World storefront, these enhanced apps make it easier than ever to stay connected and do more with your social and...

  • More BlackBerry Jam Sessions coming to Africa

    March 20, 2013 • EnterpriseComments Off on More BlackBerry Jam Sessions coming to Africa

    BlackBerry is to host a new series of BlackBerry Jam Sessions for the African developer community, starting in South Africa in March. The sessions will take place in Cape Town on 25 March and in Pretoria on 26 March, giving developers a chance for more...

  • Afrinolly app launched for Blackberry 10

    March 15, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Afrinolly app launched for Blackberry 10

    African entertainment app Afrinolly announced the release of its Blackberry 10 App for Blackberry Z10 and Q10 recently at the Blackberry 10 official lunch in Lagos, Nigeria, a few weeks after just announcing the Afrinolly app for iOS. With over 2 Million...

  • Updated Twitter and LinkedIn versions available for BlackBerry 10

    March 8, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Updated Twitter and LinkedIn versions available for BlackBerry 10

    Updated versions of Twitter and LinkedIn have been released for BlackBerry 10 smartphones. Available as free downloads on the BlackBerry World storefront, Twitter v10.0.1 offers an enhanced tweeting experience, while LinkedIn v10.0.1 provides helpful business...

  • Malware creators do not care about BlackBerry 10

    February 26, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Malware creators do not care about BlackBerry 10

    With more devices becoming ever-connected to the internet, there has never been a more important time to secure mobile phone and computer protection. Denis Maslennikov, Senior Malware Analyst at Kaspersky Lab, spoke to IT News Africa at the annual Mobile...

  • BlackBerry Z10 available on Vodacom SA

    February 21, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    South African mobile service provider Vodacom announced today that the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone powered by BlackBerry 10 will be available from Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg and other outlets across the country on 22 February 2013. Vodacom...

  • BlackBerry to discontinue phone sales in Japan

    February 8, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry to discontinue phone sales in Japan

    BlackBerry, formerly known as Research In Motion, announced that they will discontinue sales of all BlackBerry mobile handsets in Japan. The reason for the discontinuation is that BlackBerry’s market share has shrunk from 5% to a mere 0.3%. BlackBerry’s...

  • BlackBerry announces two new board directors

    February 7, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on BlackBerry announces two new board directors

    BlackBerry has announced it has appointed two new Directors to the Company’s Board of Directors — Richard “Dick” Lynch, retired Executive Vice President of Verizon Communications Inc. and Bert Nordberg, former Chief Executive Officer of Sony...

  • In Pictures: BlackBerry 10 launch in Johannesburg

    January 31, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on In Pictures: BlackBerry 10 launch in Johannesburg

    BlackBerry launched their new and highly-anticipated operating system last night, with a number of events throughout the world. Johannesburg, Toronto and Paris simultaneously launched the new operating system and devices in their respective countries. The...

  • BlackBerry unveils BlackBerry 10 OS on two new smartphones

    January 31, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on BlackBerry unveils BlackBerry 10 OS on two new smartphones

    BlackBerry has launched BlackBerry 10, the re-designed, re-engineered, and re-invented BlackBerry platform that creates a new and unique mobile computing experience. Available on two new LTE-enabled smartphones, the BlackBerry Z10 (all-touch) and BlackBerry...