Instant Privacy Mode via Fingerprint

Most smartphones today come equipped with a fingerprint sensor, even on the low-end; it's a feature thats slowly becoming more standard. In an age of restricted privacies, these biometric security sensors can be a very useful tool to consumers and enterprise users alike.

Despite popularization by Apple's Touch ID introduced with the iPhone 5S in 2013, fingerprint sensors first made a commercial appearance in 2007 with the launch of the Toshiba G500 and G900. With Android Marshmallow's launch in 2015, it enabled smartphone and tablet ...

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Concept Renderings Of The BlackBerry Vienna

Not long after the world finally has the Priv in hand, internal renderings for the BlackBerry Vienna surfaced, courtesy of a tipster over at CrackBerry.

Naturally, people want to see more of the device other than some rather pixelated pre-press renders. Krisztian Haasz took it apon himself to create some pretty sweet renderings of the upcoming device. In case you missed out last post, here's what the Vienna is:

At first glance, it looks a lot like a Silver Edition Passport, with some ...

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White BlackBerry Glide Renderings

When Chen and the team announced new hardware at this year's Mobile World Congress, we got a chance to see two of the upcoming devices slated for a 2015 release.

First, the BlackBerry Leap, a device aimed at mostly Entrepreneurs and Enterprise fleet renewals. Then, a somewhat unexpected guest appeared - the BlackBerry Slider

Ron Louks, President - Devices and Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry - held up two variants of this device (White, Black) but was quick to hide them again after showing ...

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BlackBerry Glide Renderings

When Chen and the team announced new hardware at this year's Mobile World Congress, we got a chance to see two of the upcoming devices slated for a 2015 release.

First, the BlackBerry Leap - a device aimed at mostly Entrepreneurs and Enterprise fleet renewals. Then, a somewhat unexpected guest - the BlackBerry Slider

Ron Louks, President - Devices and Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry held up two variants of this device (White, Black) but was quick to hide them again - after showing them ...

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Imagining A BlackBerry Smartwatch

It's been a while since I released a concept, so I thought I'd show everyone a watch design from September of 2014.

I don't exactly have a name for it like I usually would - so I'll let you coin it. (Comment below a name, and the most up-voted one will get an extra ticket for our launch contest)

 

Design

When I designed the watch, the premise was to base it off of everyone's favourite BlackBerry shape - the squircle.  ...

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