The fact that RIM is going to miss the holiday season with the launch of BlackBerry 10 not being until 2013, does seem to worry CEO Thorsten Heins. According to reports Heins is about to embark on a 5 week tour where he will be demonstrating and showcasing two new BlackBerry 10 devices for carriers.
Another day brings yet another rumor of acquisitions of RIM. Todays big rumour is about IBM making an informal inquiry about acquiring RIM’s enterprise services unit. Neither company has made an formal comment on this rumour, but according to someone close to the matter IBM did make an informal inquiry.
In a new post on the BlackBerry DevBlog a local Waterloo based developer, PineLake Communications, has given an interview talking about the ease of porting an Android app over to BlackBerry 10. The most interesting part of the interview is not how easy it was for PineLake to do the port, but rather that they […]
We have already seen some outright pricing from a couple of Canadian carriers, but it now looks like we have the contract pricing from Rogers as well. As you all know the 4G LTE PlayBook will be launching on August 8th with the large carriers in Canada. Up until now we only knew for sure […]
Everyone has said that RIM’s future is looking slim especially with North American customer/carriers. This may change if the rumors that are coming out of the AT&T camp are true.
Earlier today there was some rumors about RIM closing the BlackBerry stores that were run by Wireless Giant. These stores have not really seen the success that RIM and the public was looking for when they were opened. RIM has responded to these rumors…
*Update*: The gang over at Crackberry has received a tip that the security boxes actually contain a casing for the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G. It seems that certain Rogers stores will have a live demo unit, and this casing is an anti-theft mechanism. It looks like Rogers may be close to releasing the 4G/LTE BlackBerry PlayBook. This […]
Churning up out of the rumor mill is new news of unreleased modified version of Blackberry 10 device to be distributed to certain developers on the Blackberry 10 platform. We have already seen leaked photos of a said white dev alpha device, not to mention a Blackberry 10 Dev Alpha B device, it is how why it […]
Cantech Letter is saying that is going to happen. It is supposed to happen on August 13th, with the 3000 people being laid to complete the previously mentioned 5000. There are still 10,000 employees left with the Blackberry 10 workers supposedly in the safe.
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Blackberry 10 devices are hugely anticipated by the Blackberry community. But website Mobility Admin is claiming that the BB10 devices won’t be supported on third party Mobile Device Management Platform. If the rumor is true, then the devices can only be managed through Blackberry systems.
With the recent release of the BlackBerry 10 SDK for Windows, some interesting news has come out. There is a banner on the RIM developer site that shows off a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha ‘B’. There is now word on what exactly this potential second iteration of the Dev Alpha may be at this point. […]
There has been a recent update to the WebWorks SDK from RIM to help fix a small sandboxing logic issue that was pointed out by some devs after the previous release. This latest update fixes these issues and also gives a clue that points towards SD cards being supported in BlackBerry 10 devices.
According to a recent survey done by consumer reasearch group SRG in Toronto, the BlackBerry PlayBook has now gained 19% of the tablet market in Canada. I personally find these surveys to be a little tilted and not always indicative of what is really happening on a whole, but it does give us a summary […]
Today news has broken that Qantas Airlines in Australia is getting ready to move all their 1,300 employees off of BlackBerry smartphones and moving them to iPhones. The company has done surveys within the organization and has found that the majority of their employees would prefer to have an iPhone over a BlackBerry. Further more […]
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In the midst of what many would call one of the worst few weeks in RIM’s history there is now news that American carriers like AT&T and Verizon are pressuring RIM to lower their carrier fees. RIM charges its carriers a fee to allow their customer to access the BlackBerry servers and infrastructure that brings […]
After yesterday’s Q1 earnings call and press release even more and more rumors and theories have started to be raised about the future of RIM. While they are not currently about to close the doors, there are many analysts out there that believe it is just a matter of time before this happens. According to […]
Well folks today has definitely become a bit of a “rag on RIM” sort of day. We have already seen rumors about RIM splitting the company, which drove the stock down, and there have also been numerous analysts peaking their mind on the life expectancy of RIM has a company. The latest comes from Morgan […]