A new Lumia phone from Nokia, this year's Google I/O and BlackBerry World -- yep, it was a pretty hectic week for us, but also a good seven days for tech news. Even if Google didn't have any truly new hardware for us, it's started up...Show More Summary
Can the new smartphone boost BlackBerry to former glory?
BlackBerry's new Z10 smartphone has been widely touted as a critical step in the company's efforts to regain its former glory against Google's Android platform and Apple's iOS. How does the device perform? Motley Fool analyst Rex Moore used the phone for several weeks and offers his review in the following video. Show More Summary
Unlike Nokia, another mobile-phone maker that has new phones and a new OS and is in the early stages of fighting its way back to relevance, BlackBerry has shared some good news of late. Its new Q5 smartphone, similar to the premium Q10...Show More Summary
It was a week that belonged to the smaller smartphone makers. BlackBerry and Nokia held events to update users on their latest developments. Nokia naturally pushed new Lumia handsets. Is it a bad thing for Windows Phone that whenever...Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Defense has approved the use of iOS 6 devices, which may help Apple to build some strength in a market still dominated by BlackBerry devices. The US D.O.D. currently has about 470,000 BlackBerrys in use across its networks, with 41,000 Apple mobile devices and 8,700 Android devices. Show More Summary
By Trefis: Having released its new BB10 platform with high-end handsets earlier this year, BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) is now targeting the emerging markets with low-end smartphones. At the BlackBerry Keynote address held on May 14, the...Show More Summary
By Karl Denninger: The worm turns.... Research outfit Raymond James says that the debut of BlackBerry’s (BBRY) new BlackBerry 10 operating system and the two handsets on which it runs have gone a long way toward repairing the home turf market share erosion the company has suffered over the past few years. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, BlackBerry announced the arrival of BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS. A new report suggests that the messaging service will have some limitations, however. According to TrustedReviews, BBM will not be available for the iPad or for Android tablets at launch. Show More Summary
Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has been trying to make some inroads in the smartphone market the last few months, as has been well-documented by the introduction of the BlackBerry 10 operating system and its new flagship handsets, the touchscreen-only Z10 and the QWERTY-keyboard-plus-touchscreen Q10. And it could be that BlackBerry may be a little [...]
Two weeks after Samsung and Research in Motion received approval from the Pentagon to have their new devices used throughout the Department of Defense, Apple got its own green light.
Apple’s iOS devices have today been cleared for use on United States military networks by the Defense Department, Bloomberg reports. The move comes after Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 and the latest devices from BlackBerry gained government clearance earlier this month. The Defense Department said in a statement today that it has approved iOS devices — including the [...]Show More Summary
BlackBerry's share of the smartphone market on its home turf is on the rise, according to new research from Raymond James.
Multi-platform Enterprise Mobility Management solution adds new “Regulated-level” IT policy controls, simplified implementation with single-server deployment Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) announced BlackBerry® Enterprise...Show More Summary
Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) introduced the BlackBerry® Q5, a new youthful and fun BlackBerry® 10 smartphone for selected markets. The BlackBerry Q5 smartphone features a QWERTY keyboard with discrete keys in a stunning youthful design that is confident, fun, and bold. Show More Summary
For the times when you want to share experiences beyond your friends or engage the communities you care about, BlackBerry® is taking its globally popular mobile social network, BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™), up a notch with new functionality called BBM Channels. Show More Summary
BlackBerry Z10 smartphone owners in Australia can now download the latest BlackBerry 10.1 operating system update. The revamped OS ushers in a raft of new features including improved cursor control, new Blackberry Hub tools and a high-dynamic-range camera mode. More »
Nokia helped the Windows Phone OS make global gains, while BlackBerry shipped more than 1 million phones with its new OS.
"It's more like Tumblr." That's how one BlackBerry rep described BBM Channels to us, the company's new social networking service announced this past week at BlackBerry Live in Orlando. While Channels, alone, may initially seem like nothing...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — This Tuesday, BlackBerry announced its plan to offer its very popular instant messaging system to competitors and rivals, in addition to a mid-tier smartphone that is targeting its stronger markets. This new Q6 smartphone is going to be available this July in certain markets in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Africa. [...]