TCL Unveils The Future Of #TheNewBlackBerry At CES17

BlackBerry and TCL finally announced the long-awaited New BlackBerry -- otherwise recognized as the DTEK70 or Mercury within the community. Officially, BlackBerry's chosen to announce more about the device (including a name and availability) by next month around Mobile World Congress time.

...the latest BlackBerry smartphone, focused on three core features: security, productivity and reliability. Previewed at CES, the smartphone draws on unparalleled mobile security and software expertise to offer the most complete end-to-end smartphone security available on Android.

It's definitely an odd unveiling ...

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BlackBerry DTEK60: A Photo Gallery

Well, it's been a few months since the DTEK60 came out and has impressed us with its performance and sleek appearance (for more details read Scott's "1 Month Review"), so for those wanting a closer look, our in-house photo guru busted out his DSLR and captured the beautify of this device exclusively for our BlackBerryCentral readers. 

Like what you see? You can buy the DTEK60 through ShopBlackBerry right here

 

What's your favorite photo in the gallery? Leave a comment ...

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Happy New Year 2017

Welcome to the end of 2016, a year filled with new challenges and changes. For BlackBerry, 2016 was a year of full transition; we've heard Chen mention Software Company many times, but this past year was full of changes that proved this intention was in motion.

As we approach the new year, we all sit in anticipation for what may be next. For most, the curiousity lays in handsets -- will the DTEK70 / Mercury be what we've really wanted all along since the Android ...

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

T’is the day or night (depending on where you live) before Christmas. With that the team at BlackBerryCentral has gotten together a list of their three top things that they would love for Christmas if money weren't an issue. Without further delay here is the team’s Christmas wish list!

Khalid Osman

  1. GPD Win 5.5 inch GamePad Tablet PC. This is something that he was interested in the second he saw it. It's pretty much a computer/gaming system that you can carry ...
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Wallpaper Wednesday

Welcome to another Wallpaper Wednesday!

Each week, we'll bring you cool and popular wallpapers for all your BlackBerry devices. If you're a graphic artist, or photographer and would like your wallpaper shared - shoot us an email!

Here's how to download and install:

  • Find the proper device / resolution wallpaper for your device
  • Click the Download link
  • Touch and hold on the image, selecting Save Image, or select Download in the top right corner
  • Once downloaded, select the image in your downloads folder which should ...
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BlackBerry Unveils Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre

John Chen was joined by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the 19th to unveil the QNX Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Centre.

Within the BlackBerry QNX facility in Ottawa, the centre will develop production-ready software independently (and in collaboration with partners) in the private and public sector for secure autonomous & connected vehicles. The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario recently approved BlackBerry's QNX to test autonomous vehicles on Ontario roads as part of a pilot program through the University of Waterloo.

"Autonomous vehicles require software that ...

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BlackBerry & TCL Communication Enter Software and Brand Licensing Deal

A couple of days ago, BlackBerry and TCL signed into a long-term software and brand licensing deal - an extension of their pre existing parnering on devices like the DTEK50 and DTEK60.

BlackBerry LTD. & TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited ("TCL Communication") announced they have entered into a long-term licensing agreement, providing acceleration to BlackBerry's transition into a security software and services company. Under the terms of the agreement, BlackBerry will license its security software and service suite, as well as related brand assets to ...

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BlackBerry At CES17: #TheNewBlackBerry

If you've been following along with news from BlackBerry on Social Media, you may have heard about Steve Cistulli, President & GM of TCL in Canada and the US.

His Tweets and other TCL execs have been using #TheNewBlackBerry to gear up for some exciting news early January at CES 2017. For example, Steve tweeted (and dropped a major hint) relating to a keyboard: 

Remington No. 2 of 1878  

The Remington No. 2, according to various sources, regards the Remington as the first ...

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