There are no two ways to say this - smartphones are boring and Mobile World Congress has exposed this. If the biggest news story coming out of Barcelona is the return of Nokia's feature phone, then we have a problem...Read More
There was a time when Blackberry was relevant. Today, unfortunately, is not one of those times as CEO John Chen announced plans for the company to stop making their own phones.Read More
Blackberry has announced that its popular 'BBM' messaging service will be coming to iOS and Android as a free app this summer. Long considered as one of the company's strongest exclusive features, CEO Thornston Heins announced "It's time to bring BBM to a greater audience."
With just two days to go until Research In Motion reveals its quarterly results – which will give a good indication whether the company is on the road to recovery, or on the way out – the company has today revealed the 'Dev Alpha B', the latest BB10 prototype.
So if you've had your ear to the ground for rumblings surrounding RIM, you'll have figured out that the company aren't doing so great. A big CEO switcharound, ever-reducing confidence in their lack of innovations, and a tablet that's failed to take off.
It's in these situations where we regress into our somewhat geek-ridden imaginations and conjur a super hero, well that's exactly what the company has done. 'The Bold Team' infographic was created off a Twitter campaign they did surrounding #BeBold resolutions, analysing 35,000 tweets worth of data and collating them into four cartoon personas.
Forget what you thought about the traditional, rather underwhelming design motifs and hardware specifications of Blackberrys. If this image and the accompanying details leaked to The Verge are to be believed, RIM might be on there way... to further continue their position as the smartphone that had it's day; but now seems like the plucky underdog.
After Microsoft showed us some rather interesting concepts in their 'Minority Report' style of the future, Blackberry just have to be the 'future vision' equivalent of that awkward guy who makes any room an uncomfortable silence of boredom.
Well, turns out you all complained loud enough for some pretty sweet compensation.
Blackberry today announced it is offering free apps worth £63 to appease customers hit by its three-day global blackout. Showing that the Canadians sure know how to apologise, RIM claimed the selection of premium apps will be offered as 'an expression of appreciation for their patience' during the disruptions.