Is There an Android BlackBerry Coming?
Jun12

Is There an Android BlackBerry Coming?

It seems that BlackBerry is in the process of throwing in the towel and in a bid to stay afloat they are concerning making an Android device according to Reuters.  This is due to the fact that the BB10 line of phones didn't take off like they would have hoped. According to the reports there are two sources inside BlackBerry that have confirmed this information.  Also the first device is rumored to be a slider device that will be...

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John Chen Explains Why BlackBerry Hardware is still made
Jun01

John Chen Explains Why BlackBerry Hardware is still made

A familiar suggestion when BlackBerry fell into trouble a few years back was that the company should simply stop making smartphones and concentrate on its software business. While the Canadian brand has followed the latter advice, BlackBerry is still very much in the hardware game, and has launched a number of new products recently. While the company’s smartphones are not selling very well, CEO Jon Chen has explained to USA Today...

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How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?
May25

How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?

Smart phones have a come a long way since I started covering them professionally back in 2009 they have a ton of new features, GPS, 41mp cameras, fingerprint sensors, heart-rate monitors, etc...  They have also in increased in size perhaps a little too much even.   When the HTC Titan came out it was well...HUGE at the time.  I remember opening the box to it's massive 4.7 inch screen.  That's right massive!  People made fun of me...

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Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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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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