comScore Report: BlackBerry surpassed by Windows Phone, Android still No. 1 mobile OS, Apple top OEM
I am not a BlackBerry user but I am cheering for the Canadian phone manufacturer being a pioneer in the smartphone business. BlackBerry OS has recently been surpassed by Windows Phone in the US smartphone market. This is according to a report by comScore which says Windows Phone now holds 3.2 percent of the market while BlackBerry now at 3.1 percent in the Top Smartphone Platforms list.
Don’t push it, there will be no smartwatch for BlackBerry not anytime soon. But honestly, knowing BlackBerry, the company might dip into the idea and secretly work on something and then surprise us. To just see if the company is still relevant in the market–or not or if Facebook may take interest in it.
Smartwatches and wearable devices in general seem to be viewed by many prominent hardware manufacturers nowadays as the next tech must-have, from Samsung to Sony to possibly Apple. Even HTC has confirmed pretty advanced work on likely a One-branded intelligent wristwatch, whereas Google is much cagier on the matter, but definitely interested.
T-Mobile was reported to be asking BlackBerry owners to switch to the iPhone 5S. That piece of news is not good for BlackBerry.
BlackBerry is cooking up a spectacular comeback… again, and this time it doesn’t look like a joke. Hopefully, it’s not too little too late. Well, it can’t be too little, as both their rumored upcoming smartphones allegedly measure 5 inches or more in diagonal.
BlackBerry is still in the smartphone business, darling. Rumor has it that a phone named “Ontario” will be released soon after being spotted at benchmark site Geekbench. It’s said to be a high-end smartphone that runs 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 MSM8974.
The Canadian OEM has taken the wraps of its latest Blackberry 10.2.1 OS. We’ve heard quite a lot about the latest and greatest OS update from the Canadian OEM, but we’re not quite sure if it can turn the tides for Blackberry who are undergoing some tough times.
Apple and Samsung can almost state “All your smartphones are belong to us,” because they’re already two-thirds of the way there.
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 »