CES 2019: BlackBerry boss buoyant as firm now focused on cybersecurity

BlackBerry boss John Chen has hailed the company’s resurgence after moving away from smartphone manufacturing. The company endured a torrid time in the wake of the launch of touchscreen smartphones such as the iPhone and Android devices from firms such as Samsung – which took market share from the firm’s own predominately keyboard-based devices. Mr…

IFA2018: TCL Communication introduces new BlackBerry KEY2 LE smartphone

TCL Communication has unveiled it latest BlackBerry smartphone – the BlackBerry KEY2 LE. This new addition to the KEY smartphone line-up offers three colour variants – Slate, Champagne and Atomic – while keeping with the KEY2 design evolution which includes minimised screen bezels and a redesigned chassis for a more modern look and feel. It also comes…

CES 2018: BlackBerry announces bronze, dual SIM version of KEYone

Building upon the global launch of the award-winning BlackBerry KEYone and the introduction of BlackBerry Motion more recently to select markets, TCL Communication - which owns the BlackBerry and Alcatel brands - has used CES 2018 to announce additional models in 2018. This begins with an an all-new colour variant and dual SIM version of BlackBerry KEYone – Bronze Edition –…

CES 2018: Alcatel goes with Full Vision 18:9 displays across all new product ranges

TCL, which owns the TCL, Alcatel and Blackberry brands, has used CES 2018 to preview a new 'smartphone philosophy and product portfolio direction' for the company’s Alcatel business unit. Featuring re-imagined product designs and features that it claims will modernise Alcatel’s 2018 smartphones, it promises to become one of the first smartphone companies to bring…