Last month, Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) CEO Thorsten Heins claimed that the popularity of tablet computers, dominated by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android devices, would wane over the next five years. Heins predicted that computer users would become increasingly dependent on a single computing device, such as a smartphone docked into [...]
BBM or Google+ Hangouts; are you excited by either? The big talk of the week has definitely been cross-platform messaging. First up at BlackBerry Live, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins dropped the huge news that their signature messaging platform, BBM, would be going cross-platform this summer and coming to iOS as well as Android. Show More Summary
BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) will webcast news from its annual conference in Orlando today. BlackBerry President & CEO Thorsten Heins will kick off the show with a keynote presentation accessible via live stream beginning at 9 a.m. Show More Summary
The BB10 Bentley is one sweet tech ride. (Credit: Roger Cheng/CNET) ORLANDO, Fla. -- One of the most memorable moments from BlackBerry Live 2013 was when CEO Thorsten Heins jumped into a special Bentley luxury auto tricked out with BB10 software. Show More Summary
Yesterday was quite the day at the Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry Live keynote in Orlando, Florida. As you can imagine, there was a lot going on including quite a bit of information from CEO Thorsten Heins. As the day got started, Heins spoke in depth about what BlackBerry has faced over the past [...]
At the time they were seen as bold words from Blackberry, the company CEO Thorsten Heins stating that within 5 years there won’t “be a reason to have a tablet anymore.” While some took his utterances as nothing but sour grapes from a company bereft of a successful tablet offering, others were intrigued by Heins’ [...]
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins announced on Tuesday at the BlackBerry Live event in Orlando, Florida that the company’s BlackBerry World storefront is now home to 120,000 applications, including both native BlackBerry 10 apps and ported...Show More Summary
BlackBerry's wryly jovial CEO Thorsten Heins spent quite a bit of time talking up the new mid-range Q5 at this morning's BlackBerry Live keynote address, but the folks in Waterloo may be working on a follow-up smartphone that's staggeringly...Show More Summary
On Tuesday at BlackBerry Live, CEO Thorsten Heins announced the availability of BB 10.1 for the Z10. This first major update to BlackBerry’s next-gen mobile platform starts rolling out immediately and packs a moderate amount of updates. “By the end of this week, the vast majority of our international carriers will offer this update,” Heins... Read More
Onstage at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Thorsten Heins, President and CEO, BlackBerry just announced that all of you BlackBerry Z10 customers are in for a treat. An update to BlackBerry 10 software has been released with new features designed to keep you moving. Show More Summary
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins comment about tablets becoming obsolete in five years were widely reported, and even criticized. Today the company made a number of announcements at the BlackBerry Live conference, which included a new BlackBerry smartphone, the release of [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
It's not the most exciting hardware launch to come from the newly reinvigorated (and rebranded) BlackBerry, but the Q5 is device with a mission. Announced formally this morning by CEO Thorsten Heins on stage at BlackBerry Live, the Q5 is in some ways a more approachable successor to the Q10. Show More Summary
Blackberry has announced that its BBM messaging service will be released as a free iOS app this summer, complete with support for iOS 6 and above. BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said the release of BBM on other platforms is a “statement...Show More Summary
BlackBerry announced Tuesday plans to release its BBM messaging service to iOS and Android devices this summer. "You may ask, why is BlackBerry doing this now?" asked Thorsten Heims, BlackBerry CEO. "It's a statement of confidence...It's...Show More Summary
In front of a packed house at the Marriott World Resort in Orlando, BlackBerry President and CEO Thorsten Heins proudly showed off the company's newest devices, including the low-end Q5 designed for developing markets, talked-up theShow More Summary
Today CEO Thorsten Heins announced that BBM would be a multi-platform messaging service. The BBM messaging service will land on the iPhone and Android this summer with the messaging and groups features. BBM voice, screen sharing, video and channels will...
Today Today at BlackBerry Live, CEO Thorsten Heins announced BBM will launch this summer on Android and iOS. The messaging app will launch globally this summer. This is a huge move for BlackBerry as it opens up its strongest feature to literally hundreds of millions of potential users. Show More Summary
Amongst the flurry of announcements this morning at BlackBerry Live in Orlando, CEO Thorsten Heins finally made good on an app promise from this past January. Yes, Skype is now available on the Z10. Users that want to make VoIP calls will have to upgrade to the latest iteration of the platform, BB10.1, in order to download the preview from BB World. Show More Summary
During today’s BlackBerry Live event taking place in Orlando, FL, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins took the stage to announce a few things during the show. One of those things was a new BlackBerry device specifically geared towards emerging markets called [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has revealed that there are now over 120,000 apps in the BlackBerry World storefront. To coincide with the milestone, Skype will be launching its cross-platform messaging... Keep reading ?