After months of potential buyouts and acquisitions, BlackBerry’s fate, at least for the near-term future, is now clear. A proposed takeover with Fairfax Financial Holdings has instead turned into an $1 billion investment from Fairfax and a group of investors. …Read More »
We knew some developers had been exploiting Blackberry when they were offered free money for developing apps for Blackberry 10. In just a few week, Blackberry App World had reached over 100,000, leading some people to wonder how Blackberry achieved …Read More »
This is probably why RIM changed their name to BlackBerry.Read More »
Just three months after the official release of BlackBerry’s current flagship phone, the Z10, we’re now getting a glimpse at its successor. A Vietnamese Twitter user that goes by the handle @nvthanh1994 first showed off pictures of the device’s front …Read More »
During the company’s BlackBerry Live 2013 conference yesterday, BlackBerry announced something that’s been rumored for over a year now — BlackBerry Messenger is going multi-platform.
The service has always been one of the selling points of having a BlackBerry device, …Read More »
Yep, you read that right. No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. BlackBerry, formerly known as Research in Motion has released their second music video showcasing their very own VP of Developer Relations, Alec Saunders as the rockstar he (probably) aspires …Read More »
We all know how BlackBerry’s (formerly RIM) latest devices were going to look like, but here are the first official images of the two handsets announced at the BlackBerry 10 event.
The Z10 is BlackBerry’s first all-touch device running the …Read More »
RIM is now BlackBerry. CEO Thorsten Heins announced during the BlackBerry 10 event that Research in Motion will no longer be the name of the company, and will be called BlackBerry instead.
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“We have reinvented the company, and we want
Oh RIM, did you let your white Z10 leak, too? Fortunately for the BlackBerry maker, no. The images featured in this article are not the by-product of another leak, Rather, these are 3D renders of the white Z10 made by …Read More »
With the launch of BlackBerry 10 only a little over a week away, it’s a little strange to be hearing RIM’s CEO, Thorsten Heins speak of selling the company’s hardware division:
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This strategic review is still running, even if the
While RIM’s BlackBerry 10 announcement is still around 2 weeks away, the devices meant to run its new operating system are already being fully demoed through some pretty substantial leaks. This might be the best look we’ve had yet at …Read More »
2013 is — quite literally — around the corner. Indeed, a few hours from now the world will slowly start to move from 2012 and rollover to 2013, starting in the East first and then eventually ending with the West. …Read More »
Even if RIM’s BlackBerry 10 event is still around a month away from now, we’re now getting a look at the second phone designed to run their new operating system. The first was their full touchscreen device dubbed the L-Series, …Read More »
We know that RIM will be revealing BlackBerry 10 early next year, but it’s still been a mystery what the devices running it would actually look like until now. Pictures have surfaced on tinhte of what appear to be the …Read More »
People are humans. Humans make mistakes. Companies are not human, but they are comprised of humans who, as you know, make mistakes. (Unless you live in Japan in which case there may be more robots at your company than humans.) …Read More »
Today RIM has announced a new feature coming to the BlackBerry Messenger — BBM Voice. This new service allows all BBM customers to make free voice calls (VoIP) to each other over WiFi. One of its features is split-screen functionality, …Read More »
RIM has announced that it will be holding its BlackBerry 10 launch event early next year on January 30, 2013. This will be the official launch of the new platform and will occur simultaneously in multiple countries.
In addition to …Read More »
Blackberry is going extinct, sales drop to 0 in a “meaningful number” of stores according to analyst
In my time writing for dotTech, I’ve written quite a few articles on iOS, many on Android, and a lot on Microsoft. However, there’s been one smartphone maker that’s been curiously absent, despite my daily research. Today, in an interview …Read More »
Research in Motion insists on keeping BlackBerry OS on BlackBerry devices. This is understandable seeing as that is how they have always operated and they see Apple dominating with a similar model. However, ever wonder what a BlackBerry would look …Read More »
Windows Phone is looking gooooood right now.
The above quote is from Bill Cox, the Senior Director of Marketing Communications for the Windows Phone Division at Microsoft, and it just about amplifies what Android manufacturers should be feeling right now.…Read More »
It is no secret that the one time undeniable leader of the smartphone market RIM and the Blackberry platform have struggled lately in the face of iOS and Android. Their last chance at returning to form is BlackBerry 10 which …Read More »
Who has three letters in its name and just brought down the hammer on pretty much every company in the mobile device industry? No, it isn’t Apple. Or Google. Or Microsoft. Or Samsung. Or [insert name here]. That would be …Read More »