White BlackBerry Classic Unboxing Gallery

While the BlackBerry Classic has only just become available in the UK for sale - with an expected shipping of May 20th - it appears that stock in China has become available already despite announcements.

Courtesy of DTBlackBerry, we finally have some full images of the device out of the box.

Hong Kong BlackBerry fans can expect to purchase a device starting tomorrow, and we're expecting an announcement regarding the regional availability in the coming day. The device ships with OS 10.3.1.2576 ...

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Gorgeous BlackBerry Slider Renderings Make An Appearance

We've seen a few 3D renderings of the BlackBerry Slider crop up over the past few days - but none come even close to these. While we haven't seen any real images of the device leak out just yet, these are the next best thing.

Rumoured Specs: 5.1" 2560x1440 display, 3850mAh battery, OS10.4, 16MP Rear Camera, 5MP Front Facing Camera, Octa-Core Processor

Someone has put together some really accurate renderings of the upcoming device, and they're definitely worth checking out. Created on ...

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BBM Meetings Receives Small Update

BBM Meetings has gotten a small update today, to version 1.1.0.49647.

Here's what's new:

  • Enhanced meeting privacy control settings for audio and video
  • Auto Fit-to-screen
  • New PSTN audio prompts
  • Mandatory Join Meeting Tone
  • Performance improvements, audio quality and bug fixes

To update, open up BBM Meetings on your desktop, and you should automatically be prompted to update.

You can also download the file directly here

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BlackBerryCentral Podcast Episode #6

The BlackBerryCentral Podcasts have so far been an effective way to introduce community members and notable guests. We've decided to change things up, and move the podcasts to Saturdays on a bi-weekly basis.

Join us for the BlackBerryCentral podcast episode 6 kicking off Saturday at 1 PM EST!

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White BlackBerry Classic Now Available From Select Retailers

As announced this past Sunday, the BlackBerry Classic has now become available through select retailers in the UK.

The rollout is expected to begin next in Hong Kong this weekend, and will slowly become available in Italy, Vietnam, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia in the coming weeks.

If you're in the UK, you can order your White BlackBerry Classic right now from ShopBlackBerry - which will run you an introductory price of £319.00 incl. VAT. If you're leaning more towards Amazon ...

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Exclusive Gallery: Limited Edition 24Kt Gold BlackBerry Classic

In January, BlackBerry surprised us with a Gold BlackBerry Passport - but limited production to 50 units with a price tag of $999.00 CAD ($899.00 USD).

BlackBerry is offering its most exclusive product to date: the Gold BlackBerry Passport. Only 50 Gold BlackBerry Passports worldwide have been built. With gold-colored metal trim and frets, you will quickly see that it is no ordinary Passport. Meticulously crafted and engraved with "Limited Edition" and the production number, this is an exclusive product you will want to ...

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BlackBerry Leap Set To Hit India On May 7

BlackBerry is preparing to launch the Leap in India on May 7th, according to some sources. If you recall, the Leap was first announced in March at MWC - and began rolling out starting in France, then Germany, the UK, US and eventually Canada in late-May.

So far there's no official details about which carriers may have the device that day - but we can expect announcments in the coming days. The phone has an international price of $275 and should be available in India for under Rs ...

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Meet The Dev: Jerome Carty

Welcome to the BlackBerryCentral Meet The Dev segment!

Every Thursday on a bi-weekly basis, we'll sit down with some of the best BlackBerry developers for some Q&A to give you the inside scoop on your favourite apps and platform. This week, we chatted with Jerome Carty of Kisai Labs - though you may know him better as the creator of Blaq.

Check out our interview below!

Name: Jerome Carty

Developer Name: Kisai Labs

Country: United States

WebsiteKisailabs

Social Pages: @JCarty, @KiasiLabs@Blaq ...

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