The Canadian smartphone maker’s highly-anticipated service, the BlackBerry Blend that enables users to connect to their BB handsets via desktops, laptops or tablet has now started appearing on the BlackBerry World. Full details after this break!
The BB Blend service is expected to be officially announced alongside the new flagship phone, the BlackBerry Passport at the company’s event on September 24 in Toronto, London, and Dubai. Stay tuned!
The spotted service however listed under the ‘My World’ section of BlackBerry World, leads to an error page when click on it. CrackBerry was first to report about the listing, which also details the capabilities of the service.
Helps users access almost all their information from their compatible BlackBerry handsets, and eventually access it over Blend supporting gadgets like tablets and PCs in the office. In addition, users can also access the company’s intranet via Blend app if the firm uses BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.
Other than aforementioned, the BlackBerry Blend service lets users view and reply to text messages from a variety of accounts in the BlackBerry HUB; access their BBM chats, groups, Channels; view their daily, weekly and monthly schedules; create new entries in the Calendar and even edit the existing ones and complete different tasks created using BlackBerry Desktop Software or BB Link.
Notably, some of the tasks also include back-up and restoring of date, switching to a different device, copying music, videos and images between a Blend supporting PC or tablet and BB10 powered smartphone.
The firm although sent out invites to an event in Dubai, London and Toronto for Sept. 24th. But didn’t mentioned anything, instaed stated “See The Bigger Picture” indicating the Passport’s big screen. Makes sense!
It’s the design of the BlackBerry Passport is already official, which the manufacturer had only revealed its 4.5-inch 1440×1440 pixels resolution display with a pixel density of 453ppi (pixels per inch), and runs on BlackBerry 10.3 OS.
Specifications also includes a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800(MSM8974-AA) processor; an Adreno 330 GPU; 3GB of RAM; 32GB of inbuilt storage, expandable storage via microSD card (up to 64GB); a 13-megapixel rear camera with BSI sensor; a 2-megapixel front camera, and a 3450mAh battery.
Not only we’ll see the launch of the BlackBerry Passport, but the BB Blend, BlackBerry Q20 might also see the light on that day. Stay tuned!