How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade
Mar05

How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade

In the past when new flagships came out there was ton of new cool "must have" features that would make you break your piggy bank and order one the day it came out.  Recently however it seems that nothing like that has come around.  The Yota phone with it's dual screen has been out for years now and while the Samsung Galaxy Edge is pretty cool it's not getting me to drop 300 bucks and sign a new contract. I only am writing this post...

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Blackberry Issues Massive BB10 Update
Feb20

Blackberry Issues Massive BB10 Update

Blackberry is issuing a massive new update with the build number of Blackberry 10.3.1 (BB 10.3.1). The bump is available now and is rolling out simultaneously around the world and is coming to an array of the company’s current smartphones. If you are rocking a the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Z30, BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Z3, BlackBerry Q10 or the BlackBerry Q5, you can get the update. It is also rolling out to the Porsche Design...

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Samsung Denies Blackberry Buyout
Jan21

Samsung Denies Blackberry Buyout

Reuters reported last week that Samsung had been in talks with Blackberry to buy the company for $7.5 billion, something that Blackberry quickly denied. Samsung was coyer on the matter, although the company has spoken of the report through co-CEO JK Shin. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal he said that there have been no discussions of a buyout, but the company hare talking about the possibility "to work with BlackBerry and develop...

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Could Samsung Buy Blackberry?
Jan16

Could Samsung Buy Blackberry?

A report from Reuters suggests that Korean company Samsung has held talks with Canadian smartphone brand Blackberry (formerly known as RIM) over a $7.5 billion proposed buyout of the company. According to the very reputable news outlet, Samsung has designs on Blackberry’s vast portfolio of patents and not necessarily its smartphone output. So much so, Sammy is willing to pay $13.35 to $15.49 per share, which is at least 38% over the...

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Samsung to Buy Blackberry?
Jan15

Samsung to Buy Blackberry?

Reuters is running with a story that Korean smartphone giant Samsung is in talks to purchase down on its luck Blackberry for a fee of $7.5 billion. The publication is saying that the two companies have held talks, with Blackberry CEO John Chen meeting with executives for Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone company. The deal would see Samsung purchase the Canadian brand for somewhere between $13.35 and $15.49 per share, which is...

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