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(A Blackberry messaging device.   Credit: Ed Fischer)

Blackberry Goes ‘Classic’ With Trackpad, Physical Keyboard

Blackberry has gone from ruling the smartphone universe to the bottom of the heap. But at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the company’s CEO says don’t count them out yet.

02/25/2014

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Social Video Platform Keek Surpasses 45-Million Users

Keek allows users to create 36 second videos, known as “keeks.” The growing social video network has almost doubled its users in the last four months.

06/08/2013

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New Blackberry Phone Hits T-Mobile Stores Today

“Whether they are former Blackberry users or current Blackberry users, they’re really going to like it,” The Verge editor Dan Siefert says.

06/05/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 30: BlackBerry Chief Executive Officer Thorsten Heins displays the new Blackberry 10 smartphones at the BlackBerry 10 launch event by Research in Motion at Pier 36 in Manhattan on January 30, 2013 in New York City. The new smartphone and mobile operating system is being launched simultaneously in six cities. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Blackberry Starts Shipping New Smartphone Models

The device-maker, seeking a reversal of fortunes as it struggles to compete with smartphones that are perceived as far ‘cooler.’

03/22/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 30: BlackBerry Chief Executive Officer Thorsten Heins displays the new Blackberry 10 smartphones at the BlackBerry 10 launch event by Research in Motion at Pier 36 in Manhattan on January 30, 2013 in New York City. The new smartphone and mobile operating system is being launched simultaneously in six cities. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tech Critic: New Blackberry Excels On Favorite Features; Camera, Apps Need Work

But even with these new devices, Seifert believes BlackBerry will have a problem winning over iPhone or Android users.

01/31/2013

(Blackberry president and CEO Thorsten Heins speaks at the Blackberry 10 launch in New York City.   Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Beset By iPhone and Android, Blackberry Reinvents Itself

Research In Motion now will be known as the device it creates. “RIM becomes Blackberry,” said CEO Thorsten Heins. The company is offering its first touchscreen device.

01/30/2013

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Blackberry Expected To Unveil New Phones, OS Wednesday

Some are calling the event make-or-break for the flagging company.

01/29/2013

The 311 app for iPhone. (Credit: Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Launches 311 App

Now available for download, a free app that makes it simple to put Philadelphia government to work for you.

09/14/2012

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Don’t Depend On Siri To Send Your Smartphone Springing Forward

Smartphones aren’t always so smart. Some Blackberries, iPhones and Android devices have had issues switching back and forth from Daylight Saving Time. You might do well to set a lower-tech alarm, this Sunday.

03/09/2012

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New, Low-Cost Voice/Data Company Launches Next Week

“Nineteen dollars a month” for unlimited mobile broadband, voice, and text, with no contract, says Stacey Higginbotham, senior writer for the tech site GigaOM.

11/02/2011

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Want To Return An App? Sorry, There’s No App For That

If you are unhappy with a product, you can take it back to where you bought it, usually with a full refund. However, when it comes to smartphone apps, it is usually a case of, ‘all sales are final.’

07/19/2011

Best Apps.com

Whether you have an iPhone, a Blackberry or an Android phone, your journey toward a more fulfilling smartphone experience starts here.

10/06/2010

Blackberry Responds to Competition with Latest Phone

The makers of the Blackberry are out with their latest smartphone today. It’s called the Blackberry “Torch,” and there’s a lot riding on this pocket-sized gadget.

08/03/2010

Going on Vacation? Beware of Cell Phone Roaming Fees

by KYW’s Michelle Durham It’s vacation season, and for many of us the cell phone, Black Berry or iPhone is a necessary carry-on. But if you don’t call your carrier before leaving for your trip […]

06/25/2010