New Android 5G BlackBerry phone to hit the market next year

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The new handsets will also feature the physical keyboard for which the brand is best known. The BlackBerry phone, once synonymous with smartphones before failing completely and disappearing from the market, will be returning to the device world once again in 2021. The company is licensing its name once again to release a device into the Android smartphone market. The latest iteration of the BlackBerry phone will be released by Texas start-up OnwardMobility. It will be launching an Android based 5G smartphone with the signature physical QWERTY keyboard for which…

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Amazon and BlackBerry team up to develop tomorrow’s tech

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The tech giant has partnered with the former cell phone leader for autonomous vehicle technology. Amazon and BlackBerry are now working together for the co-launch of a new autonomous vehicle technology suite. Though the tech giant has been pursuing this area for a while, it has determined that working with the cutting-edge software expert is its next step forward. The online marketplace may be capable of a great deal, but it can still benefit from outside help. Amazon and BlackBerry started working together in recent weeks on a technology suite…

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BlackBerry phones to come to an end as TCL drops the license

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The Android-based devices will come to an end later in 2020, by the end of August. TCL Communications, the electronics maker behind the last remaining BlackBerry phones will stop selling the devices later this year. This will mark the end of the smartphone brand’s devices, which once dominated the market. Though it wasn’t very long ago, most of us have nearly forgotten the time when BlackBerry phones were the easy leader in the smartphone market. In fact, the brand was a household name used synonymously with cell phones as a…

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Smartphone sales to flatten out in 2018 as devices fail to impress

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In previous years, mobile phone models saw big differences from one generation to the next. Smartphone sales are expected to flatten out this year, according to a Canaccord Genuity forecast. Last year, the growth rate reached only 2.7 percent. The Wall Street firm predicts that consumers don’t have many reasons to upgrade this year. This prediction takes the mobile phone growth rate in a different direction than other respected forecasts. The Garner market research firm, on the other hand, said that smartphone sales growth would reach almost 5 percent. Still,…

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Microsoft protects Office mobile apps with BlackBerry security

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The software giant has partnered with the former handset manufacturer to make its suite safer. Microsoft has entered into a new partnership to add BlackBerry security to its Office apps. The goal is to improve the security level of its popular suite of mobile apps. It will be adding the applications to the BlackBerry Dynamics container software. The new partnership between Microsoft and BlackBerry was first announced last week. Microsoft will be adding BlackBerry security to ensure that customers know they can safely use their apps. Among the Microsoft Office…

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