U.S. Cellular Lands BlackBerry Torch 9850
U.S. Cellular today announced that it will offer the BlackBerry Torch 9850 starting August 26 for $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with new agreement. The 9850 is a touch phone from RIM that runs BlackBerry OS 7.
TCL Teases Its Next BlackBerry Phone
TCL today offered a sneak peak of a new BlackBerry smartphone in a short video. TCL is the parent company behind Alcatel and recently struck an agreement to design and manufacture smartphone hardware for BlackBerry.
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.
AT&T Drops BlackBerry Priv Price to $640
BlackBerry said AT&T has lowered the price of the the Priv smartphone by $100. The phone now costs $640 at full retail, instead of $740, or $199 with a two-year contract, instead of $250.
BlackBerry Shows Off the Priv
BlackBerry today posted some official images of the forthcoming Priv smartphone. The Priv is a vertical slider that runs Android.
BlackBerry Taps Amazon for Smartphone Apps
BlackBerry today said it signed an agreement with Amazon in order to offer more apps to owners of its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. The deal will add Amazon's Appstore to BlackBerry handsets running BBOS 10.3.