BlackBerry Curve 9300 to Support BlackBerry 6
The BlackBerry Curve 9300, which showed up for sale on Rogers' web site last week, was officially announced by Research In Motion today. As previously reported, it shares most features with the current 85xx series Curve devices. RIM today called the 9300 "BlackBerry 6 ready," which means the device can eventually be updated to RIM's recently announced new operating system. The device will also be available in two spectrum configurations, 800/850/1900/2100MHz (supports AT&T 3G) or 900/1700/2100MHz (supports T-Mobile 3G) HSDPA. It will be available via select carriers starting in August.
Review: BlackBerry DTEK50
The DTEK50 runs BlackBerry's apps and services on Google's operating system and Alcatel's hardware. It's a curious collaboration of sorts that adds up to a better 'Berry.
BlackBerry Puts the Classic to Pasture
BlackBerry today said it will cease manufacturing the BlackBerry Classic handset. The Classic debuted in December 2014 and is one of the last devices from BlackBerry to run BlackBerry OS.
BlackBerry to Cease Monthly Updates for the Priv, Launch Trade-Up Program
BlackBerry said this week that it will no longer provide monthly system and security updates to its BlackBerry Priv smartphone. The company originally committed to providing updates for a period of two years.
PayPal Reaches BlackBerry 10 Devices
PayPal has made a version of its mobile application available in the BlackBerry World app store for devices running BlackBerry OS 10.x. With this new app, PayPal is available to Android, BlackBerry, Fire OS, iOS, and Windows smartphones.
BlackBerry Pushing 10.3.1 System Update to Most Phones
BlackBerry today said BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 is available for device owners to download. The latest version of BlackBerry's operating system includes the Amazon Appstore for Android apps and brings back keyboard shortcuts to devices with physical keyboards.