It has been two whole years since BlackBerry announced a new device running BB10 software and the manufacturer has confirmed the software will only get any kind of support for another two years. The unit featured a bold design with a unique sliding keyboard but still managed to cater to business with its solid security suite.
Singer Enrique Iglesias and former Tennis star Anna Kournikova welcome twins
Iglesias and Kournikova are obviously very private, which might explain why it's so hard to find photographs of them together. The often private couple did not publicly disclose the birth of their babies, but Us Weekly managed to catch wind of it.
NBC paid off producer who accused Chris Matthews of sexual harassment
Lauer has said he is "truly sorry" but said some of what was being said about him was untrue or mischaracterized. Representatives for Matthews, 72, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Potential breakthrough as Ryanair strike looms
RYANAIR will announce "contingency plans" for passengers facing a 24-hour strike in the run-up to Christmas tomorrow. The carrier admitted it had "messed up" the planning of its pilots' holidays.
BlackBerry pulls the plug for it's first Android OS based smartphone, BlackBerry Priv which came with full touch screen + QWERTY keypad. Thurber also announced that the company will be introducing a "trade-up" program for current BlackBerry Priv owners. It comes with a 5.4-inch display with Quad HD (2560x1440 pixels) resolution.
BlackBerry made a triumphant return into the smartphone space with the BlackBerry KEYone, a phone that brought the modern Android experience with the classic BlackBerry physical keyboard.
We learned in September that BlackBerry wouldn't be updating the Priv to Android Nougat, despite that it launched with Android Lollipop. The camera was aided by Optical Image Stabilisation, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The Priv was backed by a non-removable 3,410 mAh battery with support for Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology.