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Apr 05, 2014 White BlackBerry Z30 lands on ShopBlackBerry
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Wondering what happened to the white BlackBerry Z30 when the regular black model went on sale at ShopBlackBerry a few weeks back? Fear not, the GSM unlocked white Z30 (STA100-5) is now available to buy from BlackBerry's official online store, priced $499 for those in the U.S. — same device, only with a lighter, brighter exterior. Continue Reading →
Apr 01, 2014 A must-watch enthusiastic review of the BlackBerry Z30!
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Back in February, Dan Nessel from DadDoes.com accepted the challenge to put down his iPhone 5 and pick up the BlackBerry Z30 for 7 days.

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Mar 31, 2014 BlackBerry 10 smartphones finally launch on ShopBlackBerry for Canada
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BlackBerry has announced that starting today, customers will be able to purchased unlocked GSM versions of a number of BlackBerry 10 smartphones directly from the company's Canadian store ca.ShopBlackBerry.com. The available devices are the BlackBerry Z30, Z10, Q10, and Q5. These devices are compatible with Canadian LTE and 4G networks. Continue Reading →

Mar 27, 2014 The BlackBerry Z30 gets a price cut in India for a limited time
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Another day and yet more BlackBerry good news out of India. It was only very recently that we told you that the Z10 was back in stock in India after selling out following the promotional price. It seems that BlackBerry have decided to go along the same route with the glorious Z30 as for the next 60 days you can snap it up for just Rs. 34,990.

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Mar 19, 2014 BlackBerry Z30 now available from ShopBlackBerry in the U.S.
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Up until now Verizon has been the only U.S. carrier to offer up the BlackBerry Z30, but as of today, you can now buy an unlocked, SIM-free Z30 directly from ShopBlackBerry.com for $499. This Z30 is ready to roll with AT&T or T-Mobile and has 4G / 4G LTE bands.

If you need to accessorize your new Z30, you know where to go!

Purchase a BlackBerry Z30 from ShopBlackBerry

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Mar 17, 2014 Speaker Battle: iPhone 5s vs BlackBerry Z30 vs Galaxy Note 3
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Our BlackBerry hating friend J_Caloy is back with another video, only this time he isn't hating on BlackBerry — he's putting it up to a test of might against other devices. With three challenges already in the books for alarm clock, picture sharing and multi-tasking (check them out in the gallery above) he's moved onto a battle of speakers to see which device has the best overall sound.

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Feb 19, 2014 What happens when you take an iPhone user's iPhone away for 7 days and replace it with a BlackBerry Z30?
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That's the question Dan Nessel, the founder of DadDoes.com and big iPhone fan was willing to answer.

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Feb 18, 2014 Bye Bye BlackBerry Z10!
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Our friend J_Caloy is back with another video. This one is a little bit sad though... After Hating on the Z10 and Hating on it even more, JC has now said BYE BYE to his BlackBerry Z10

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Feb 06, 2014 Saddle up - Six Guns rides into town for the BlackBerry Z30
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Just a quick one for you Z30 owners out there - the massively popular cowboy game Six Guns has been updated with BlackBerry Z30 support so you may want to lasso this one in real quick. 

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Feb 03, 2014 Want a BlackBerry Z30 from T-Mobile USA? Sign this petition and let @JohnLegere know!
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I'm a big fan of T-Mobile's CEO, John Legere. He does the kind of shit that I would likely do if I were the CEO of a big company that's in a similar position. I mean, I don't see him doing really ballsy things like eating raw onions, punching muggers in the face or baring it all on youtube, but he knows how to attract attention to himself.

Recently he got the attention of the CrackBerry community by deciding that T-Mobile USA would no longer carry BlackBerry phones in retail stores, instead making the decision to fill the demand via direct shipping. Sad news, but at least BlackBerry 10 phones were still available to T-Mobile customers. Except of course, for the BlackBerry Z30.

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Jan 22, 2014 Want a BlackBerry Z30 from AT&T? Sign this petition and let them know!
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I love it when the BlackBerry community takes action, and that's exactly what's happening this week. Nick Cooper (@Nickc1307 on the twitters) wants to buy a BlackBerry Z30 from his carrier, AT&T.

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Jan 10, 2014 BlackBerry Z30 beats out iPhone, Moto X and Lumia 1020 as best phone to blog with at CES!
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With pretty much every tech blog at CES this week there has been a lot of blogging going on across the internet. The folks over at WIRED decided to take a different approach this year and try to cover the event using their smartphones in something the called Smartphone Thunderdome. No DSLR's, no laptops, no compact-system cameras. Just smartphones. The devices used ended up being a BlackBerry Z30, iPhone 5s, Nokia Lumia 1020 and finally, a Motorola X.

Covering CES with the proper gear is hard enough as we know from our own #CESlive coverage, doing it from only smartphone? That's kinda crazy. No matter though, the folks at WIRED were doing it and with CES quickly coming to a close, WIRED has done their due diligence and posted up who exactly came out on top in their Smartphone Thunderdome​.

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Jan 09, 2014 BlackBerry 10 or iOS - Which keyboard is faster at word prediction?
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It has long since been known that BlackBerry offers the best QWERTY keyboards out there, there's no question about it. It's reached the point now where even those who have moved on from BlackBerry still agree with that statement and companies are now trying to get away with insanely similarly styled keyboards

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Dec 20, 2013 BlackBerry Z30 with AT&T bands heads through FCC
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Verizon is holding onto the "exclusive" tag on the BlackBerry Z30 at the moment, but if the FCC tells us anything, that might all change soon. Forums member LutherSnow74 spotted a new device heading through the FCC -- and it looks to be a Z30 model with AT&T bands. 

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Dec 19, 2013 BlackBerry Z30 tear down photos show us the goods
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In case you were wondering what's hiding inside the BlackBerry Z30, forums member chelojavier took the liberty of posting up some photos to give us the inside scoop. The photos show off the motherboard, non-removable battery and all of the other hardware packed inside the Z30. Nothing too surprising lies within, but man is that battery big!

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Nov 29, 2013 The best BlackBerry you can buy right now
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Let's face it. The selection of BlackBerry devices isn't huge in comparison to the likes of Android -- but there are still a few different options depending on your needs. When we break things down, for the most part all the devices are sporting the same OS (or at least they can be, depending on your carrier) so you don't really have to base your choice off software, which is nice. What you do need to decide however is what you're willing to spend and how you'll be using your device. Are you straight up messaging or do you watch movies often? Play games or stick to social apps? Some of these will influence what device you go with, though you'll be able to do all of them on any BlackBerry you choose.

Let's take a quick look at the best BlackBerry you can buy right now in a few different categories. 

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Nov 25, 2013 Amazon offers up the Verizon BlackBerry Z30 for $99
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If you're a Verizon customer and have yet to pull the trigger on a BlackBerry Z30, Amazon is now offering up a great deal. You can grab a brand new Verizon branded Z30 for just $99 on-contract. The same model direct from Verizon will still run you $199 so it's an easy way to save yourself $100 if you don't mind going through Amazon instead.

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Nov 20, 2013 The BlackBerry Z30 to launch on November 23rd in Indonesia
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For the good folk of Indonesia who have been waiting to get their hands on the BlackBerry Z30 that time is quickly approaching. BlackBerry have confirmed at a launch event that the BlackBerry 10 flagship will be hitting stores on November 23rd. 

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Nov 14, 2013 BlackBerry Z30 now available from Verizon Wireless
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If you're a Verizon customer and have been waiting on the BlackBerry Z30, today is your day! The Z30 is now available online from Verizon for $199 on a two-year contract or $549 month-to-month. The Z30 is exclusive to Verizon so if you're in the US you may not see it hit other carriers anytime soon, if at all. 

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Nov 13, 2013 Carphone Warehouse in the UK drop the price of the BlackBerry Z30
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It was only very recently that we told you that the Z10 price had been cut at UK retailer Carphone Warehouse. It seems that they are now following suit with the monster Z30, although the prices are not quite as attractive as with the Z10 - but that makes perfect sense. 

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Nov 12, 2013 BlackBerry Z30 available from Verizon Wireless November 14th for $199
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Those of you that have been impatiently refreshing Verizon's site waiting for the Z30, the news in finally in. The BlackBerry Z30 will be available from Verizon Wireless starting November 14th. 

The news notes that the Z30 will be available online, but no word if it will be arriving in stores the same day as well. We'd assume that it would show up on shelves as some point, but it could very well carry an online only tag for a while.

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Nov 05, 2013 The BlackBerry Z30 launches on T-Mobile Germany
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It's always great to see the latest BlackBerry hit another carrier, and this time around it's the Z30 landing on T-Mobile in Germany. T-Mobile have a range of price plans available - with up front costs starting from 9.95€, and ranging up to 539.96€ for the handset only. 

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Oct 30, 2013 BlackBerry Z30 now available online from Rogers
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If you're a Rogers customer and have been waiting ever so patiently for the BlackBerry Z30 to become available, have at it. Rogers is now offering up the Z30 online for just $179 on a 2-year term or $599 month-to-month. The devices are already shipping, but nothing else fancy to see here - the model is standard and will ship free.

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Oct 29, 2013 How to insert the SIM card and microSD with the BlackBerry Z30
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We have already taken a look at removing the battery door on the BlackBerry Z30 and if you are going to do that it will be for one reason only - and that's to insert a SIM card or microSD. 

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Oct 28, 2013 BlackBerry Z30 arriving exclusively at Verizon in November for $199
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We've been speculating on a launch date for the BlackBerry Z30 at Verizon for a while now, and despite some leaked info, it appears that the latest BlackBerry will be landing in the US in November. 

Verizon dropped word on Twitter today that the Z30 will be coming in November but still no exact date -- so it does leave the gap open for the time being. The Z30 will run $199 on a two-year contract and is a Verizon exclusive. We're not sure if that's "exclusive forever" or just "exclusive for now" so we'll do some more digging.

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Oct 26, 2013 How to open the BlackBerry Z30 battery door
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One thing I mentioned in my review is that the battery door on the BlackBerry Z30 is particularly snug. Kevin's finally got his mitts on one, and he bumped into the same problem of popping the door off. As simple as the problem might be, we want to make sure we're helping out every new Z30 owner as much as possible. 

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Oct 24, 2013 BlackBerry Z30 launching on Verizon October 31st for $299?
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Just as Verizon put their Z30 landing page live, some new info has turned up in the CrackBerry forums with even more fun. According to an internal document, the Z30 will be landing on Verizon October 31st. It appears that it will be $299 on contract which pits it around $750 off contract -- quite a hefty price tag all things considered. The doc only shows a black version as well, so don't expect a Verizony white model anytime soon.

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19 comments

zefoon

I love Blackberry. Had one from day 1. pick me to win a z30. either way I will get one.
can't wait for it to come out.
Dude

Mark Mutz

Have had the Z since the first week it was available in Canada. It truly is a great phone. No complaints whatsoever. But this Z30 on the horizon has me drooling like a dehydrated mutt. I need to win this.

kedi

Everyone wants a Z30, including me :) I'm in the draw and ready.
Ken

tim6510

Please, I need this Z30. I've had two Z10's since the first week avaialable and the PB since day one. And now, I'm so poor that I cannot afford to even window shop!! Pun Intended.

tashybaby

can i please be the first one in south africa kwa zulu natal to have this phone...
this is the slickest phone ive ever seen in a blackberry
i had a blackberry from the time it came out and i have not changed it ever i really love the phone and never had a problem with it i just cant afford a new one so if i win really will be the greatest thing ever as i have never won anything ever in my life
WOW

jsntrenkler

Oh my goodness, I think a Z30 would help me be more productive. Perhaps even cool, what an awesome device!!!!

Vernon Bay

When will The Z30 be picked up by AT&T ?

curtis742

http://pdadb.net/index.php?m=specs&id=3913&view=1&c=rim_blackberry_z30_l...
this site says the release date is jan. 2014 fo the STA100-1 and the supporting web page is www.att.com !!!!!!

darktripper420

hello guys,
I got really mad. Please help me
i have z30 10.2.0.429
Please explain fully me about installing instagram or another apps on my phone. i do everything's completely about installing apps but Finally its give me error...pls hellp me and say at the first what i must to do ;(

paddyo68

Hi. I just made the decision and took the leap! I ordered a BBz30 from Rogers. They game me $100.00 off the price, plus first 3 months at half price since I am an existing customer with internet and cable, so I couldn't refuse. I have to pay fido only $66.66 to cancel my last ten months on my current contract with them. I am really excited about my phone and can't wait to get it in 2-3 business days!
Just wanted to ask if anybody has any advice as to what good apps, etc to set up my phone when I get it, as this will actually be my first smart phone.
Coming from an LG Gossip (for the great texting) I would appreciate any advice anyone may have.
Thanks!

Dennis Micoff

Just got my Z30 and have Facebook app. How do I share comments and pics from others on my news feed. There is no share icon under news next to the comment button. When I hold on pic the share tab opens on the right but I can't get it to do anything. Help!

Ahmed Medhat2

hi there I’ve recently downloaded the leaked OS 10.2.1.537 release on my device
I’ve followed the instructions but when I tried to install apk files it keep saying unable to install file however I used my other Z30 mobile and loaded the leaked version on it and everything is working properly all android and BB world stuff are amazing
both of my mobiles is z30 sta100-2
I want to know what is the problem with my first device please help

NJanitz

I Started with BB Curve, Then BB Bold 9000; I then got a /oogleAndroid Pdf(Very Foolosh?!) That caused a "Fed Litigation Against "Google" For Contriling,Tracking & Abuse, Ecploitation Of "Private Info"! So I've had a BB Bold 9650 W/Verizon since 4/2012! But, This is 3rd Refurb BB BOLD 9650 Since 4/12?! Asked Verizon for BBZ30 Upgrade; Said I have to WAIT TIL 4/2014?! E months? That is When Our Contracts Are UP?! This Bold is Freezing, Shutsdown & Must keep plugged into "Power", Battery Lasts less than 45 minutes! This BB Bold 9650 The 3rd, I got in 1/2013 and have haf to call "Tech Support #Times Since?! Want The BBZ30!! Need It NOW! "Verizon is not being CONSUMER FRIENDLY BY THEIR ACTIONS"! Help?!

George Clonz

BBz30 may cause problem in service in some area. Though, i love it to the core.
Check out more http://appsbunny.com

George Clonz

q10 still does wonders for me whereever i go and take that thing out
http://appsbunny.com

ronald wouterson

I would like to get a link to update my z30 with os 10.2.1

also fodavone is announced, but I can not get it here in NL.

I hope to run jelly splash.... :-)

tbiber

Hello all!

...I just got my Z30 yesterday!!! (upgraded from in iPhone 4) ...and had to go through hell and high water to get it (I'll save this for another post...) I REALLY want to love this phone... but I'm having the worst time trying to set up a simple POP3 email account which I use for work. Since this is primarily a "work phone", its crucial that I get this set up...can anybody offer some advice on this??!!...Ive been scouring the forums and Youtube all day and so far nothing is working. I enter the account info from my outlook account the same way I have in the past with other devices and so far all I'm getting is error messages.

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