Blackberry uses internet comment section to talk up Passport
Jul22

Blackberry uses internet comment section to talk up Passport

Blackberry has embarked on a bizarre marketing ploy to show that its Passport smartphone is winning customers back from iOS and Android. The company has lagged behind Apple and Google in the mobile platform market and has even slipped behind Microsoft's Windows Phone. Arriving late for the smartphone touch screen boom, the company formerly known as RIM has slipped from its pedestal and now relies on enterprise and not hardware to stay...

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Blackberry cuts losses but still faces murky future
Jun19

Blackberry cuts losses but still faces murky future

You know the story by now. Blackberry has been caught in stormy waters as the company failed to react properly to the growing smartphone market driven by touchscreen tech and dynamic platforms. BB10 and the Z10 were good, but came too late and it looked as though the Blackberry ship was sinking through a torrid 2013. Although, a little bit of restructuring, a new CEO, and less of a focus on hardware has finally pointed the company to...

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Windows Phone surpasses Blackberry for web traffic
May16

Windows Phone surpasses Blackberry for web traffic

Windows Phone has surged to another lead over rival Blackberry by claiming victory in another market growth report. Microsoft’s mobile platform has largely surpassed Blackberry as the global third choice smartphone and mobile device operating system. Of course, just two years ago it was a wildly different story as Blackberry was one of the big players in the mobile space, while Microsoft was trying to get a foothold. Now Windows Phone...

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New Blackberry to boast 1440×1440 square screen
May14

New Blackberry to boast 1440×1440 square screen

As we reported earlier, Blackberry is taking the shackles off its services in a bid to right the monetary problems that have plagued the company over the last year. However, while the company formerly known as RIM is now focused on enterprise, it is using that business base to drive sales of handsets. In other words, Blackberry is still very much in the smartphone making game, and to prove it the company will launch a new blockbuster...

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Blackberry opens enterprise system to drive handset sales
May14

Blackberry opens enterprise system to drive handset sales

Blackberry's collapse has been among the most interesting tech stories over the last year and should serve as a stark warning to other companies. The brand formerly known as RIM is now trying to rebuild and is having to change its whole ethos to do so. The latest move has seen Blackberry break with another long held tradition. BlackBerry has revealed today that it would allow companies to manage its Blackberry 10 platform. The...

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