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We had a lot of fun giving away a Passport not too long ago, and we thought it was time that we try another giveaway.

If only there was some great new phone to give away.

Oh wait! There is!

The BlackBerry Leap, the exciting new all touch BlackBerry 10 smartphone!

We’ve managed to get our grubby little hands […]

By |April 16th, 2015|37 Comments

BlackBerry Teams Up With Samsung to Target Small and Medium Enterprises in India

While some critics in the mainstream media and some tech blogs continue to dismiss BlackBerry, it has continued to forge ahead with its turnaround strategy. One of its main components is the diversification of its revenue base to make it less dependent on handset sales, while increasing revenue from software and services.

Another component of this […]

By |May 4th, 2015|3 Comments

Top Rated BlackBerry Passport Customer Satisfaction Stars In UK Advertising Campaign

Is the giant waking from it’s slumbers?

As Eric Lai posted on the official Inside BlackBerry blog 2 days ago, BlackBerry and UK retailer (and long term BlackBerry supporter) Carphone Warehouse have partnered this weekend in promoting the Passport.

And not in half measures either. Pictured you can see a FULL PAGE (not some tiny throwaway) broadsheet […]

By |May 3rd, 2015|6 Comments

UTB Week in Review (26 Apr – 02 May 2015)

Mothers Day is coming up fast- why not treat mom to something special this year?



By |May 2nd, 2015|1 Comment

BlackBerry: Silently Building the Future

For years, BlackBerry has been viewed as a smartphone manufacturer – and this has certainly been reflected in its share value as device sales declined recently – but there is much more to BlackBerry than the company’s device line-up.

John Chen, who became CEO of BlackBerry in November 2013, has spearheaded the company’s turnaround and recent […]

By |May 2nd, 2015|5 Comments

BlackBerry Passport – One Of The Best Devices I Have Ever Owned

I have been using my Passport for about 6 weeks now so it seems appropriate to write a review. In theory, the honeymoon should be over, but it’s not. Not even close. Like a lot of business execs, I was a BlackBerry user years ago. At some point I switched to Android and really liked my […]

By |May 1st, 2015|15 Comments

BlackBerry Sale on ShopBlackBerry Extended to May 8th!

With the arrival of Spring came the BlackBerry sale on select devices at ShopBlackBerry.com. The good news is that due to an overwhelming response, this sale has been extended to May 8th. The devices on sale, includes the Passport, Classic, Q5, and Z30 with the sale prices, dependent on which country you’re in. In Canada, […]

By |May 1st, 2015|0 Comments

‘I’m Sending My Apple Watch Back’

The Apple Watch. Their most personal device yet!

And yet so utterly pointless.

Yes, my friends, in yet another striking blow for wearables (where are you now, Google Glass??) it would seem even iPhonians aren’t that enamoured with the point of the Apple Watch, even to the extent that when they get one, many are returning it […]

By |May 1st, 2015|6 Comments

New BlackBerry 10 OS links have arrived…

Happy Friday, BlackBerrians!  If you’re like me, and still on 10.3.1.xxxx, a new OS version has surfaced.  Similar to other releases in the 10.3.1 branch, it appears to be mostly bug fixes and hopefully some optimizations.  It’s still too early to tell much, having just loaded it onto my Passport, but so far, all seems […]

By |May 1st, 2015|13 Comments

Leap to launch in India next week?

BlackBerry’s latest handset – the BlackBerry Leap – is set to hit stores in India next week (according to this article on Indian Express) and, as its international price is $275, is set to be priced at Rs 20,000.

The Leap features a 5-inch HD screen, powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM 8960 processor alongside […]

By |May 1st, 2015|1 Comment

The Presumptive Operating Systems Take the Back Seat with Ford

As I was skimming through the headlines this evening, this one quickly caught my eye:

Ford CEO refuses to let Apple and Google take the wheel

Wow! The tone! Who is demanding of Ford’s CEO that they let Apple and Google take the wheel?
And who is presuming that they should, and feeling entitled to this throne behind […]

By |May 1st, 2015|11 Comments