Official Porsche Design P'9983 Features and Specs

Official Porsche Design P'9983 Features and Specs

Now that the Porsche Design P'9983 is official, so are the specs for the device. As BlackBerry puts it, 'the Porsche Design P'9983 smartphone from BlackBerry combines a unique stylish design from an iconic, timeless brand with the fluid and effortless productivity experience of BlackBerry 10 technology' and while many thought the BlackBerry Passport would be the first device to arrive with...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Q5 Leather Pocket Pouch

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Q5 Leather Pocket Pouch

This professional BlackBerry Q5 case is made of hand crafted, genuine leather and features a soft inner lining, keeping your device safe from scratches. The power saving technology that's built-in conserves the battery life of your BlackBerry Q5 while protected. Get yours today for only $14.95!

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Verizon Wireless: We won't support Wi-Fi calling until mid-2015

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A Verizon Wireless executive stated this week that the company won't be adding support for Wi-Fi calling for its smartphones until sometime in mid-2015, stating that it will take "some technological work in our network to make it available." FierceWireless reports that Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo made those comments as part of an address for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media...

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The Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983 gets officially announced

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No sooner than I finish up the P'9983 video post, an email arrives in my inbox from BlackBerry with the official press release to go along with the latest Porsche Design BlackBerry. I know that most of us won't be going down the P'9983 route due to it costing a small fortune, but it's still nice to see the partnership going strong and for the lucky folk that do purchase the device, it looks...

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On video for the first time - The Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983

On video for the first time - The Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983

As this post goes live the Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983 is being unveiled at an event in Dubai. We can't be there ourselves but if you've been keeping an eye on things you'll know that I'm attending an event next week for the P'9983 at Harrods in London. Over on their YouTube channel BlackBerry have released the promotional video for the P'9983 and although we had seen images of it...

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EE refreshes its SIM-only plans to offer more bang for the buck

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UK mobile operator EE today refreshed the company's range of 4G SIM-only plans, offering more bang for your buck when it comes to mobile data. Available from today both online and in EE stores, the new 12-month and 30-day plans offer a wider range of options for consumers looking to hop onto the 4G bandwagon, without having to fork out an extreme amount for the luxury of LTE connectivity....

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WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 updated in the Beta Zone

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Just a very quick heads up for you BlackBerry Beta Zone members that like to grab the latest updates possible. WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 has a small update waiting for download, although it's just bug fixes this time, so nothing too exciting. I'm still not a big user of WhatsApp these days since BBM went cross platform. Anyway, it's still nice to see regular updates to popular apps. If you...

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Impress your buddies with Text Twister. We've 2000 copies to give away!

Text twister

I've not used an application on BlackBerry 10 like Text Twister before. And you know what - It's kinda fun and also good for winding up BBM friends with some garbled messages! As you'll see from the above video, Text Twister allows you to alter text in a selection of ways - including upside down, which will really confuse people who receive a message that haven't seen this. That's half the...

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Universal search, URL shortening and more added to the latest version of FastTube

FastTube

If you're anything like me and spend far too much time each day watching videos on YouTube you may well be a FastTube user. The native BlackBerry 10 application has received a sweet update this week which should please users. If you've not tried FastTube before, you may want to give it a try. There's both a free and pro edition so you can get a feel of the app before committing any of your...

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BlackBerry shows off the first official image of the Porsche Design P'9983

If you're waiting for the Porsche Design P'9983 to be official, you won't have to wait much longer as the event is set for September 17th (or later tonight depending on where you live) but it seems as though there might have been a little slip up on the Inside BlackBerry blog. A blog post describing the design process of the device with Roland Heiler, Managing Director of the Porsche Design...

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Microsoft considering bringing OneNote app to BlackBerry 10, add your vote!

Earlier today Microsoft rolled out OneNote for Android Wear of all things and that left many wondering if they'd ever port the Android version over to BlackBerry 10. As it turns out, their UserVoice forums where they collect feedback has been home to a request for OneNote on BlackBerry 10 since June. As it stands, Microsoft has placed the request 'under review' and has noted 'We are...

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Announcing the winners in our 15 Years of Mobile Nations contest!

15 Years of Mobile Nations!

September 9th, 2014, marked 15 years since the Mobile Nations story began, with the launch of Visor Central. A lot has changed in mobile tech in the years since, but one thing definitely has not — the passion of this great community. The response to our anniversary article was fantastic, and I want to thank each and every one of you for the congratulations and support you shared. It truly means...

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BlackBerry and Tango Networks team up for global partnership

BlackBerry and Tango Networks team up for global partnership

BlackBerry continues to quietly forge new partnership deals and another has just been announced via Tango Networks. The Tango Networks solution, now a part of BlackBerry's Enterprise ISV Reseller Program, is available to customers direct from BlackBerry and its value-added reseller network. Tango Networks' portfolio of Business Mobility Solutions offered through BlackBerry includes: Mobile...

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Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10

The Incipio OVRMLD Case is engineered with raised NGP barriers to protect the soft touch finish from unpredictable scratches and surface wear. The dual-injected design combines impact resistant, semi-rigid polymer with a solid plextonium frame. Get yours in black or pink today for just $21.95!

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hootsuite

BlackBerry has announced a new partnership with the social media management software and services company Hootsuite that will allow the BBM Channels app to be used in the Hootsuite dashboard. In a post on the Inside BlackBerry blog, Andrew Sorokovsky of Hootsuite stated: The BBM Channels app for Hootsuite makes it easy to incorporate your BBM Channel strategy into your overall social...

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London to also get a Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983 launch event

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Although most of the media have all eyes focused on the upcoming launch of the BlackBerry Passport we musn't forget that we should also see the official unleashing of the latest creation from BlackBerry and Porsche Design - the P'9983. We told you recently that there would be an event in Dubai on September 17th and although we won't be travelling to that one ourselves we do now have an...

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FlyCraft Herbie: Crazy Machines recieves a wee update

FlyCraft Herbie: Crazy Machines recieves a wee update

If you've been enjoying FlyCraft Herbie: Crazy Machines on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone, you'll want to hit up BlackBerry World where you should find a nice update waiting for you. As you'll see below, the list of changes are not huge but there are some great new additions, such as a new 'Cloud Buster' craft. If you haven't played the game yet, go and download it - it's free. And while you...

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BlackBerry Classic could bring the return of original 'keyboard shortcut' options

Fans of BlackBerry OS have been missing something on QWERTY BlackBerry 10 devices. Some would even go so far as to say it's a very crucial and sadly missed feature. If you're a QWERTY device user, you probably already know what I'm referring to without even reading any further. Keyboard shortcuts. They were awesome on BlackBerry OS and allowed BlackBerry users to unleash some truly powerful...

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Media Markt Germany now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Passport

Media Markt Germany now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Passport

If you live in Germany and are looking to be among the first to own a BlackBerry Passport, you'll want to hit up the Media Markt site and place your pre-order. Europe's largest retailer of consumer electronics has priced the device at €599 Euros at this point which includes VAT, though the site lacks details on when it's actually expected to ship after pre-orders have been placed. In fact...

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