Our world is filled with convergence. Personal lives have been converging with business lives since the original Blackberry phone. Disruption enters everything we hold near and dear to us and often requires us to rethink our own path or how we fit into this world. This is my story in the converging world.
I, like many others, cut my smartphone teeth in the world of Windows Mobile and BlackBerry. In my case it was mostly the latter, and I can, happily, say that I carried one of the Waterloo company's phones in my arsenal up until just over 2 years ago. Show More Summary
When it comes to mobile security and despite BlackBerry’s extremely low market share, many still associate such security with BlackBerry’s platform. In fact there are many high-profile figures and governments around the world that still relies on BlackBerry’s technology to help ensure their data does not get into the wrong hands. Show More Summary
While the Android world this week has been all about Google’s new Nexus devices, BlackBerry generated some buzz on Tuesday by releasing the first official photos of the BlackBerry Priv, its first-ever Android phone that will release later this year. Show More Summary
I like John Chen, BlackBerry’s current CEO. When I met him at Mobile World Congress, he came across as an engaging, smart man with a personality, and that’s not always a given in a CEO. His approach was certainly a welcome departure from former CEO Thorsten Heins. Show More Summary
The week was quiet until it wasn't. Normally, when there's a scheduled Apple-related event, be it a press announcement or a product release, the rest of the tech world lays low, avoiding their exciting news from getting buried under the breathless coverage of a fawning press. Show More Summary
BlackBerry confirmed today that the new ‘slider’ phone it teased at Mobile World Congress earlier this year will indeed be its first Android device. While the imminent launch of the new Priv Android smartphone isn’t a huge surprise given the wealth of recent leaks, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has explained why the company is finally […]
Ever since the device was teased at Mobile World Congress, the upcoming Android-powered BlackBerry slider has been known by its internal codename Venice but a new post from @evleaks may have revealed the go-to-market name for the device. According to @evelaks, when BlackBerry decides to announce the slider officially, it will arrive as the BlackBerry Priv.
It’s been a busy week in the world of Android, and much of the buzz was generated by an unlikely player – BlackBerry. Check out our BlackBerry Venice close-up and the other news of the week.
From BlackBerry Venice leaks to Moto X reviews, it has been a busy week (as usual) in the Android world. Here are all of the Android-related videos you don't want to miss this week.
Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of chip giant Qualcomm (QCOM) are down 72 cents, or 1.3%, at $54.26, after the company this morning sent pink slips to 1,314 employees, according to The San Diego Union Tribune’s Mike Freeman, citing remarks by Qualcomm president Derek Aberle. Qualcomm had already said in July […]
Earlier this year at the Mobile World Congress 2015 BlackBerry revealed that later this year it will release a new slider smartphone. This form factor isn’t common these days, but since the company is looking to thing outside the box...Show More Summary
It has been a while since BlackBerry launched a flagship handset, despite all of the troubles that it faces in the market BlackBerry is sticking with hardware for now. Back at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in March the company showed off a new flagship handset that it’s going to launch later this year. Show More Summary
While most smartphone users have adjusted to this crazy new world of touchscreen keyboards, some people still prefer the physical feedback you can only get from a QWERTY. If that's you, then Samsung may have just given you one less reason...Show More Summary
It is no secret that BlackBerry isn’t doing so hot at the moment in terms of smartphones. They used to be at the top used by companies and governments around the world, but that scene has since changed where companies are now adopting a BYOD system where BlackBerry is no longer king. Show More Summary
Back at the Mobile World Congress 2015 BlackBerry showed off a new flagship device that it’s going to release later this year, codenamed Venice the device is a slider smartphone with dual curved edge display that many believe will be...Show More Summary
Odds are that, if you're of a certain age, you at one point owned a BlackBerry. (Odds are also great that you don't own one now.) The iconic device not too long ago defined ubiquitous, at least in the business world. Make no mistake: its legacy is alive and well. Show More Summary
Here are some things going on in your world of tech: BlackBerry (BBRY) shares were down 2% after the company reported a wider–than-expected first-quarter loss on disappointing sales, although shares had initially soared above $10 on the report. It also announced a patent licensing agreement with Cisco (CSCO). Uber just inked a deal from Chinese fund [...]
Earlier this year at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, BlackBerry CEO John Chen showed off a new high-end handset that the company is going to release later this year. Back then it was revealed that this is going to be a slider...Show More Summary
Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of BlackBerry (BBRY) today closed up 2 cents at $9.23, following a report last night from Reuters‘s Euan Rocha, that the company is considering selling phones running Google‘s (GOOGL) Android operating system in place of its own BB10 OS, citing four unnamed sources. The Street [...]