BlackBerry Passport Best Features

BlackBerry explains what the haters don’t get about the Passport

By on December 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM.

BlackBerry explains what the haters don’t get about the Passport

Just like Taylor Swift, BlackBerry knows that its haters are gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate its newest flagship smartphone. To set the record straight, the company has posted a humorous article that details “11 things wrong with the BlackBerry Passport,” even though all 11 items listed are actually the device’s purported strengths. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Vs. Android

Ex-Android user explains why he happily ditched his Nexus for the BlackBerry Passport

By on December 3, 2014 at 11:10 AM.

Ex-Android user explains why he happily ditched his Nexus for the BlackBerry Passport

The BlackBerry Passport isn’t for everyone but there are definitely some people who will absolutely love the phone because it’s offering something you won’t find with any iPhone or Android phone. Business Insider’s Mike Bird, a self-described “finance and economics person,” recently ditched his old Nexus for a BlackBerry Passport and has found it to be a revelation in terms of what he values in a smartphone. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Vs. iPhone 6 Trade In

BlackBerry will pay you up to $550 to dump your iPhone 6 for the Passport

By on November 25, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

BlackBerry will pay you up to $550 to dump your iPhone 6 for the Passport

Do you want to be super productive with a rugged phone that will help you work wide and do real work? Even better, do you want to get $550 to buy it just for trading in your wimpy, un-wide iPhone 6? There’s great news for you, then. Per 9to5Mac, BlackBerry has announced a limited-time offer that will give you up to $550 if you trade in the iPhone 6 for the Passport. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Red White Colors

The ‘sexy’ BlackBerry Passport is now available in two new colors

By on November 24, 2014 at 9:30 PM.

The ‘sexy’ BlackBerry Passport is now available in two new colors

The BlackBerry Passport isn’t selling as well as the iPhone 6 but it has a dedicated and passionate following, including one tech reporter who described the device as “sexy.” And now loyal BlackBerry fans have two new options to make this “sexy” device look even more colorful as BlackBerry has announced that you’ll soon be able to get the Passport in both red and white. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Vs. iPhone

Video: BlackBerry explains why your iPhone is too wimpy to ‘work wide’

By on November 21, 2014 at 12:26 PM.

Video: BlackBerry explains why your iPhone is too wimpy to ‘work wide’

As we’ve noted before, the BlackBerry Passport isn’t for the faint of heart — it’s a manly tool to be used for real work, and if its large square display and wide boxy frame intimidate you, then tough! BlackBerry this month put up a new video that once again shows the advantage of having a large square display like the one on the Passport gives you the ability to get more real work done, especially when compared to a svelte little display like the one on your iPhone. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Vs. iPhone 6 Comparison

Tech reporter explains why she dumped her iPhone for the ‘sexy’ BlackBerry Passport

By on November 4, 2014 at 2:30 PM.

Tech reporter explains why she dumped her iPhone for the ‘sexy’ BlackBerry Passport

We’ve heard the BlackBerry Passport described as many things, but this might be the first time we’ve heard someone call it “sexy” before. There’s a first time for everything, however, and BlackBerry has posted an interview with Tamarta Clarke, a tech reporter based in the Middle East who explains why she’s given up her iPhone and has instead decided to go with the “sexy” BlackBerry Passport. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Drop Test Video

Video: A slab of asphalt survives being subjected to a BlackBerry Passport drop test

By on October 30, 2014 at 4:40 PM.

Video: A slab of asphalt survives being subjected to a BlackBerry Passport drop test

The BlackBerry Passport is so big and rugged that it’s quickly garnering a reputation as the Chuck Norris of smartphones — in other words, we expect that when it’s subjected to a drop test, we’re more worried about what will happen to the parking lot asphalt than the actual phone.

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BlackBerry Passport Best Features

Are you man enough for the BlackBerry Passport?

By on October 23, 2014 at 2:35 PM.

Are you man enough for the BlackBerry Passport?

The BlackBerry Passport is a great device… if you’re man enough to handle it. That’s the message that National Post writer Jonathan Kay is delivering with his review of the Passport in which he proclaims that BlackBerry’s newest flagship phone is the most masculine device around. In fact, he says that the Passport’s musclebound virility is so strong that some of the lady-folk in his life find it a might bit intimidating. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Jimmy Kimmel

Tim Allen gives the BlackBerry Passport a high-profile endorsement on Jimmy Kimmel

By on October 2, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

Tim Allen gives the BlackBerry Passport a high-profile endorsement on Jimmy Kimmel

BlackBerry would never do anything gimmicky like pay U2 to play at its flagship phone launch… well, OK, it did sort of appoint Alicia Keys to be its creative director that one time and it did have Wayne Gretzky introduce the Passport, but those two things were totally different because there’s always something pure about what they do! The point is, BlackBerry has never really been about getting celebrity endorsements for its products, although we can’t imagine it will turn them down if they just happen to come along. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Vs. iPhone Android

BlackBerry fanboy rips into everyone for being too stupid to understand the Passport’s greatness

By on October 1, 2014 at 3:20 PM.

BlackBerry fanboy rips into everyone for being too stupid to understand the Passport’s greatness

BlackBerry unveiled its new Passport flagship smartphone last week and media reaction so far has been decidedly mixed. In particular, many reviewers took issue with the Passport’s more square design and its boxy frame that they said made the device difficult to hold. BerryFlow’s Jubei Raziel isn’t hearing any of it, however, and he’s written a long tirade that rips into both the media and the average consumer for not being smart enough to comprehend the BlackBerry Passport’s true greatness. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Vs. iPhone 6

How to dump your iPhone or Android phone for the BlackBerry Passport

By on September 26, 2014 at 1:39 PM.

How to dump your iPhone or Android phone for the BlackBerry Passport

Tired of hanging around with iSheep and Fandroids and want to try something new? No problem — BlackBerry has just posted a handy tip sheet for anyone who wants to dump their iPhones and Android phones for a shiny new BlackBerry Passport. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Preorders 200,000

BlackBerry has received 200,000 Passport preorders in just two days

By on September 26, 2014 at 8:45 AM.

BlackBerry has received 200,000 Passport preorders in just two days

Will the BlackBerry Passport prove to be BlackBerry’s big comeback device? That’s still in question but the device has definitely generated some solid early interest — per Counterpoint Research analyst Neil Shah, BlackBerry CEO John Chen said on Friday that the company has received 200,000 Passport preorders over the last two days. While those obviously aren’t Apple or Samsung-type numbers, BlackBerry doesn’t need them to be since the Passport was designed to be much more of a niche device aimed squarely at corporate power users.
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BlackBerry Passport Launch Analysis

I have no idea if BlackBerry’s strategy will work… but I like it anyway

By on September 25, 2014 at 4:16 PM.

I have no idea if BlackBerry’s strategy will work… but I like it anyway

OK, let’s get something out of the way: I think the BlackBerry Passport looks utterly ridiculous. But then again, BlackBerry didn’t design the device for me and that’s not a bad thing. While watching BlackBerry’s presentation on the Passport on Wednesday, I actually came away impressed by how much the company is laser-focused on designing and selling devices to hardcore enterprise users who only want their phones to double as work devices and nothing more. More →

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