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BlackBerry Priv reportedly launching at T-Mobile on January 26

Back in August, a rumor claimed that the BlackBerry Priv (then called by its “Venice” codename) would be sold by T-Mobile. That hasn’t yet come to pass, but it finally may happen in January. A new image leak claims to show part of T-Mobile’s January calendar of events. On January 26, the calendar has a listing for “BlackBerry Venice Launch,” suggesting that … [read full article]

BlackBerry gives a first look at the Priv now that it’s official

So far, the rumor mill has been the one that’s provided us with peeks at the BlackBerry Priv. Now that the Android slider is officially official, though, BlackBerry itself is more than happy to show off its upcoming device. BlackBerry CEO John Chen took some time to show the BlackBerry Priv to BNN today, giving us our first official look at the device in action. Chen spends … [read full article]

BlackBerry confirms Priv is a ‘flagship Android slider’ launching later this year

It’s official: BlackBerry is joining the Android family. BlackBerry today confirmed that it’s working on a new Android-based smartphone called the BlackBerry Priv, a name that CEO John Chen says reflects “BlackBerry’s heritage and core mission of protecting our customers’ privacy.” BlackBerry didn’t say anything about the device’s specs, but it did describe the Priv as a “flagship slider device.” The Priv is slated to launch in late 2015. Here’s … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice leaks once again, this time in a hands-on video

Another day, another BlackBerry Venice leak. This time around, we’re getting a look at the Venice on video thanks to Baka Mobile, a retailer for Canadian carrier Bell Mobility. In the four minute video, we’re given looks at both the BlackBerry Venice’s software and hardware. On the software side, we can see a version of Android that looks mostly stock, but has a few notable tweaks. For example, … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice shows off its Android-powered software in latest leak

The BlackBerry Venice is expected to launch on T-Mobile — and other US carriers — this November, but we’ve gotten a pretty good look at it ahead of time thanks to the rumor mill. Today we’re getting another peek at the device, with a focus on its software. The latest batch of BlackBerry Venice photos show off several aspects of its Android software, which appears to be … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice shows its slider self from multiple angles in latest leak

We’ve seen quite a bit of the T-Mobile-bound BlackBerry Venice in recent months, but today we’re getting our best look yet at the upcoming Android slider thanks to a set of hands-on photos that’ve leaked. Vietnamese site Tinhte has released several photos that clearly show the BlackBerry Venice in all its vertical sliding glory. We get a good look at the physical … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice shows its physical keyboard ahead of rumored November launch

If you’re interested in BlackBerry’s oft-rumored Android slider phone, you’ll be happy to learn that a new image may give us a clear look at the place where your thumbs may call home later this year. A newly-leaked image of the BlackBerry Slider shows the device’s screen slid up, which exposes the device’s physical keyboard for all to see. The QWERTY looks a bit flat, but that’s to be expected … [read full article]

BlackBerry Venice said to be T-Mobile-bound as leaked images offer another look at the Android slider

Following some “positive” discussions earlier this year, BlackBerry made a return to T-Mobile in May with the launch of the BlackBerry Classic. Now it sounds as though those discussions will lead to another BlackBerry hitting T-Mo’s magenta shelves. BlackBerry Venice slated for T-Mobile lineup, as well. — Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 8, 2015 Evan Blass, who’s leaked several phones in the past using the … [read full article]