BlackBerry Partnership to Bring DTEK Smartphones to World’s Fastest-Growing Smartphone Market

BlackBerry announced a new partnership this week with leading telecom enterprise Optiemus Infracom, bringing their new DTEK series smartphones to the market across India.

The deal also includes the Priv and BlackBerry 10 powered Leap.

“India is a very important market for BlackBerry,” explained Alex Thurber, BlackBerry’s Senior Vice President of Global Device Sales, (above) during the official launch event in New Delhi on Monday. “[Our] partnership with Optiemus Infracom strengthens our network of key partners in India, and enables us to deliver ...

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UNBOXED: DTEK60 by BlackBerry

The DTEK60 has so far had a great response since launch, making BlackBerry's transition to Android seemingly more and more fruitful.

If you're in the market for a new device, you should check out what the company is offering with their latest flashship smartphone. DTEK60 brings together aspirational design, flagship specs, and the excellent value users crave while addressing their desire for private, secure communications.

  • 5.5" Touch screen display 
  • Quad-core MSM 8996 processor (64-bit 2 x 2.15 GHz + 2 x 1 ...
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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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The Argument for the DTEK60

Today I did something which many expected and some others wondered what took me so long to do – I ordered my DTEK60 from I’ve been interested in the DTEK60 since the rumours started to flow around for some time.  Finally, a top-tier spec’d all touch BlackBerry Android device, something to bring me back to my Z30 days – a device which remains to be my all-time favourite.  However, this decision to buy a BlackBerry device was much different than any ...

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Rumour Roundup

Welcome to BlackBerryCentral's Rumour Roundup!

Each Tuesday, we'll bring you the most interesting rumours in the BlackBerry community and let you know if there's any real supporting evidence. Devices, OS's, and more hot topics - it's your one-stop post to get the latest rumours. It's been a while since out last post, so please be patient as we try and get things back in motion!


BlackBerry DTEK60 Available On The 25th


Forums, Early (3rd Party) Retail Page


That ...

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BBM Warns of Phishing Scams

BlackBerry has always been known for their world-class security. However, there are always people trying to do the “unthinkable” and break through. Today, BlackBerry has pushed out a notification through BBM stating that people are “phishing” through the popular app. The company is warning people that they would never ask you for your passwords or email address. Have a look at the screenshot from my Priv.


Personally, I have not seen one of these messages yet. But am always weary whenever I see emails ...

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Mercury Shows up on Geek Bench

With all the talk around the pending DTEK60 (Argon) release, there has been little talk about the Mercury lately, that is until now. The Mercury has made another appearance online this week, showing up on Geekbench. Despite my/our initial knowledge of the device as I outlined in my article “Iconic BlackBerry Physical Keyboards Will Live On” it is now known that the Mercury will not have those “top-tier” specs as what was believed.

What is known now is that the Mercury will ...

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Upstream 120 - Play

If we were unable to check out the live stream of BerryFlow’s Upstream episode 120 fear not.  Here is the video, sit back and have a listen or watch what James, Bla1ze , Alex and I had to say about these topics which were covered tonight:

  • BBM Chatbots
  • BlackBerry Hub+ Services vs Samsung Focus
  • DTEK60 vs other devices
  • DTEK50 Security Update
  • BerryFlow on Android



Be sure to check it out and let us know what you think!



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