BlackBerry still launching a handset next month

by Volker Weber

ZZ7CCE08EB

I contacted BlackBerry and asked two questions. I got the answer within minutes:

Is BlackBerry going ahead with the DTEK?

Yes.

Is BlackBerry still committed to Android updates?

Yes.

Both DTEKs are not made my BlackBerry but by TCL who also developed the hardware. There is a third device in the pipeline and I have not asked about that. BlackBerry will not be developing further handset hardware, and frankly, there isn't anybody left who understands hardware. But they will continue to invest in software. And then enable others to make BlackBerry devices.

Comments

Thanks. Did they ever specify how long they expect to ship Android upgrades?

Hanno Zulla, 2016-09-28

They never did. But their hardware customers are also their software customers. I am not worried at all that you will lose support during the lifetime of the product.

Volker Weber, 2016-09-28

Headset oder Handset? ;-)

Ralph Hammann, 2016-09-28

Fixed

Volker Weber, 2016-09-28

Recent comments

Lukas Gerlich on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 09:02
Christian Tillmanns on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 08:35
Armin Grewe on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 01:01
Michael Baum on Aktuell meine Lieblingstastatur :: Ja, das ist mein voller Ernst at 23:52
Matthias Lorz on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 23:50
Tobias Falk on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 23:01
Frank Müller on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 21:56
Paul-Christian Ablaß on Fire TV Sticks spottbillig at 21:25
Sabine Weber on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 20:36
Harald Gärttner on Aktuell meine Lieblingstastatur :: Ja, das ist mein voller Ernst at 19:16
Ragnar Schierholz on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 13:48
Volker Weber on Aktuell meine Lieblingstastatur :: Ja, das ist mein voller Ernst at 13:03
Roland Dressler on Aktuell meine Lieblingstastatur :: Ja, das ist mein voller Ernst at 12:52
Kai Scharwacht on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 11:46
Volker Gronau on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 10:04
Lutz Hildebrandt on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 09:40
Kristof Doffing on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 08:53
Ragnar Schierholz on Sharenting :: Growing up with parents oversharing at 07:13
Dominique Roller on Aktuell meine Lieblingstastatur :: Ja, das ist mein voller Ernst at 22:50
Volker Weber on Aktuell meine Lieblingstastatur :: Ja, das ist mein voller Ernst at 22:29
Holger Wesser on Plantronics 6200 UC haben sich bewährt at 21:51
Peter Meuser on Plantronics 6200 UC haben sich bewährt at 21:49
Marklus Dierker on Aktuell meine Lieblingstastatur :: Ja, das ist mein voller Ernst at 21:19
Jens Wagner on Android Updates February 2019 at 21:08
Volker Weber on Fire TV Sticks spottbillig at 20:51

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Stuff that works
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter  amazon

Local time is 15:31

visitors.gif

buy me coffee

Paypal vowe