Ready for the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping craziness? You know, the never-ending lines, deceiving or downright phony discounts, limited-inventory-for-much-too-high-demand, unresponsive online stores, brick and mortar location stampedes and so on and so forth.
Last month, it was rumored that Verizon will offer the fastest handset by the Canadian manufacturer, the Blackberry Z30, which was unveiled almost two months back. It was given a vague November release date, with no signs of launch from Verizon.
BlackBerry may have had a planned sale fall apart, leading to the firing of its CEO, on Monday. But that didn’t stop the troubled company from sending a message to the next mayor of New York City on Wednesday. As pointed out on his blog by my long-ago journalism professor John Carroll, BlackBerry ran an more »
Mark Zuckerburg won’t run out of money even if he buys companies and smaller start-ups left and right. Looks like more will be added to his list of acquisitions, as there’s a rumor that BlackBerry is in talks with the top social network. and Facebook making a deal could do the former good after all more »
In case anyone cares (which I doubt very much,) America’s leading wireless service provider has at long last detailed availability and pricing of BlackBerry’s likely final high-end smartphone push. The will thus land on Verizon sometime “in November” (yay for vagueness) and go for a predictable and fair $200 with two-year contracts. Fair, yet there more »
I’m sure the name John Sculley may not ring a bell to some of you but FYI, he was the one who booted Steve Jobs out from the same company he founded way back in 1985. He has since left Apple and ventured on other major companies like MetroPCS and Sculley Brothers, LLC but looks like more »
Blackberry unveiled their latest Blackberry OS 10.2 along with the 5-inch last month. At that point it was also reported that the new operating system will make its way to other Blackberry 10 devices including Z10, Q10 and Q5. After a successful roll out of BBM for Android and iOS, the company seems to be more »
Despite the bad news we hear about BlackBerry, there is still some good news from the Canadian company. It may have received another kick from Rogers but the company won’t say goodbye to the mobile market just yet. A lot of people, especially in the enterprise market, are still depending on BlackBerry’s messaging services. We more »
Is there any possible way the sky could get even greyer for once-mighty-but-now-on-the-verge-of-bankruptcy BlackBerry? Apparently there is, as Canada’s number one wireless provider, Rogers, has just announced it won’t carry the Z30. Ever. Way to kick a man company when it’s down, guys! For those of you that have completely given up on BlackBerries and more »
Look what we have here – BBM for Android, again. After the failed launch almost two weeks back, BBM for Android enters beta testing again and is again available to a selected group of testers. It has been revealed that BBM for Android brings some new features and changes, which were not present in the more »
Oh, BlackBerry. You used to be my CrackBerry. Now you my WaybackBerry. Ain’t that WackBerry? You gather dust in the winter of your years, hanging out in my Sentimental Dead Electronics Bin along with a DVI cable, an old TiVo box, a tower PC, a DVD-RW recorder. OK, that last one never really did me more »
Watching BlackBerry fail at making BB 10-OS based smartphones popular and challenging the likes of Samsung or Apple as far as mobile sales go has been painful for many months now, but the situation is becoming downright embarrassing. For the Canadian company, of course, who seems so very keen to exit the hardware manufacturing business more »