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BlackBerry offering T-Mobile subscribers with $100 off device purchases at ShopBlackBerry?

BlackBerry might have ended its licensing agreement with T-Mobile, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t want Magenta-carrier customers using its devices. In an effort to get them to buy brand new BlackBerries direct from the company, it started sending out emails to T-Mobile customers, offering them $100 off purchases at ShopBlackBerry.com. Email recipients have been offered a … [read full article]

BlackBerry ends contract with T-Mobile, from April 25 devices will no longer be for sale

Late last night, BlackBerry announced that it has ended its commercial relationship with T-Mobile. Its current licensing contract ends on April 25, and it will not be renewed. CEO John Chen stated: “Regretfully, at this time, our strategies are not complementary and we must act in the best interest of our BlackBerry customers,” BlackBerry and T-Mobile’s relationship over the past couple of months has been tense, to say the least. First off, T-Mobile kicked off … [read full article]

BlackBerry CEO: T-Mobile iPhone promotion “inappropriate and ill-conceived” [Update: T-Mobile statement]

Over the weekend, T-Mobile took some heat over its attempts to tempt BlackBerry users away from their beloved devices and switch to iPhone. This – of course – did not go down well with the BBerry faithful. Although John Legere was quick to apologize and state he was looking in to it, it didn’t stop BlackBerry’s new CEO, John Chen from stepping in … [read full article]

Tmo BlackBerry fans not happy with iPhone switch promotion

In the tech world, there are fans of every platform and manufacturer. Some groups may be louder and larger than others, but you won’t find many fans as loyal as that of BlackBerry phones. They’ve stuck with the company from the chart-topping days of the original BlackBerry Bold, and now – even though the company is nowhere near its glory days of old – they still cling on to their devices. Fact is, … [read full article]

BlackBerry rolling out BB10 version 10.2.1 update, features new phone app

Although BlackBerry is losing some of its appeal, it still holds a loyal audience and I know there are a few you who use a Z10. Today, the company announced that it’s rolling out an update to BB10. Version 10.2.1 is being launched today internationally and has been designed to make the experience faster and easier, and features the following: Custom pinch gesture to filter messages in BlackBerry Hub. Filter can be set … [read full article]

BlackBerry Devices No Longer Available Inside T-Mobile Company-Owned Stores

In a move we knew was coming in the very first week of September has now made the news cycle rounds day. According to a Reuters report, T-Mobile has made the decision not to sell any BlackBerry devices in their company-owned retail store locations. I’m honestly not sure why the store is breaking today when company management began filtering this message down earlier in the month. That being said, it’s an unfortunate … [read full article]

T-Mobile Manager Hints At BlackBerry 10 Device Sales Going Online Only

    There’s still some room to question the authenticity of this rumor, but if a CrackBerry forum thread is in any kind of sign, T-Mobile is moving to sell BlackBerry 10 devices online only. No specific reasoning was provided to this retail rep by her manager, but smart money is on a lack of sales, interest and inventory concerns. My manager told me the other day that all blackberry 10 devices will now … [read full article]