iPhone 5S pre-orders may open on June 20, ship in July

A newly-leaked carrier roadmap has made its way to French tech blog Nowhere Else that suggests the iPhone 5S will be available to pre-order on June 20. The document, intended to aid shopfloor sales assistants for Japanese telecom KDDI's "au"…

Vodafone and O2 confirm Blackberry Z10 prices. More to follow.

The Blackberry Z10 will be available from all network providers (EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone), and in all shops, including Phones4U and Carphone Warehouse, from tomorrow. The first of Vodafone's '4G-ready' handsets, the new BlackBerry Z10 will be £29 on…

BlackBerry appoint Alicia Keys as "Global Creative Director"

BlackBerry have announced that they've appointed singer-songwriter Alicia Keys as "Global Creative Director". A recognisable celebrity face to front the new BlackBerry re-branding, Keys admitted to being a lapsed BlackBerry user who had been courted by the new BB10 operating…

BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 handsets launch with BB10

Two new handsets from the newly-christened BlackBerry company (formally RIM) have launched alongside the BB10 operating system today. The first BB10 handsets, the BlackBerry Z10 is a full-touch handset, while the BlackBerry Q10 features a physical keyboard too. The BlackBerry…

RIM become "BlackBerry" as BlackBerry 10 is officially launched

After a year-long wait, RIM have finally officially launched their BlackBerry 10 operating system, renaming themselves as simply 'BlackBerry' in the process. A bold approach, the re-launch represents the company's big smartphone hopes following years of decline in the face…