BlackBerry is still in the mobile business but we’re afraid it will have to face some major change soon. Of course, the smartphone pioneer is still in denial and CEO John Chen himself said that the handset business won’t be sold anytime soon. The other day, he was quoted that he will say goodbye to the business if he couldn’t make smartphones that sell. Big words from Chen.
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.
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
It appears as if the future for Blackberry is uncertain, as the company formed a committee to explore strategic alternatives to put an end to its struggles, which may include putting the company up for sale. The committee includes Barbara Stymiest, Thorsten Heins, Richard Lynch and Bert Nordberg, and will be chaired by Timothy Dattels. more »
A few days back we saw BBM getting leaked and running on a Samsung Galaxy S3. Later, we found out that BBM for Android has entered beta stages and is available to selected members of the Blackberry Beta Zone. This means that the release of the application is imminent and will hit the respective App more »
Blackberry officially announced that it will release it’s exclusive Blackberry Messenger app for other platforms including Android and iOS. However, the company failed to give an exact dates of when the software can be expected in respective App Stores. Since the announcement, many people predicted the dates for the availability of the much awaited Blackberry more »
It is a known fact that the Canadian manufacturer is having a hard time competing with other smartphone manufacturers. With the quarterly earning call showing a loss of almost $84 million, the company is planning to introduce a new device in the market. At Q1 2014 conference call, Blackberry CEO, Thorsten Heins mentioned that a more »
It’s been said for a while now that BlackBerry was refusing to be a one-trick (okay, two-trick) pony when it comes to their latest BB10 operating system. In early April a ‘roadmap’ leaked, showing three upcoming BlackBerry handsets, to be added to their BB10 lineup, the U10 and R10. Published on BB fan blog Crackberry more »
Is this the year of the BlackBerry? Somewhat ousted from the gadget world in recent times, the ‘other-other’ smartphone company has just demanded the public’s attention in a huge way. We’re talking some monumental changes for the company that made your father’s first business phone. Rolling out their new all-touch screen Z10 phone (a departure more »