Last month, BlackBerry announced that it will be bringing its popular BBM messaging service to the iOS.
After years of rumors and speculations, BlackBerry has announced that it will be bringing its popular BBM messaging service to other mobile platforms such as iOS and Android at its annual conference in Orlando, Florida.
BlackBerry’s BlackBerry 10 is a fresh start to a smartphone OS, it adds a lot of new features like a gesture driven interface, and a number of new UI elements. If you’re an iPhone user, but would like to get a glimpse of BB10, BlackBerry has put up an interactive webpage that demoes various components of the OS.
Thorstein Heins, Chief Executive Officer of BlackBerry had some nice and some not so nice things to say about Apple’s iPhone during an interview with The Australian Financial Review.
BlackBerry, previously know as Research in Motion has been battling for survival for the last few years after it was caught off-guard when iPhone and Android took over the smartphone market.
BlackBerry finally unveiled the BlackBerry 10 platform to the public yesteday, with two flagship phones—the all-touch Z10 and the QWERTY keyboard equipped Q10. The OS is a fresh start for the company, which has been battling for survival since the past few years during which iOS and Android took the smartphone market by storm.
So how does BlackBerry 10 hold up against the competition? We summarise reviews from prominent tech bloggers.
Research in Motion, now rebranded as BlackBerry, has finally taken the lid off its widely rumored BlackBerry 10 phones, the all-touch Z10 and the physical keyboard equipped Q10. The much delayed BlackBerry 10 OS, based on RIM’s acquisition of QNX’s real-time operating system, is a fresh start for the company’s BlackBerry platform and doesn’t borrow even a single line of code from previous versions.
This may not come as a big surprise to you. According to new data shared by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), the average monthly carrier bill of an iPhone user is the highest in the smartphone market.
One of the main selling points for BlackBerry in the enterprise has been BES (BlackBerry Enterprise Server). BES allowed administrators manage the entire company’s pool of BlackBerry devices through one central panel. Ahead of the official launch of the BlackBerry 10 in a week, RIM has taken the wraps off the next version of BES, BES 10 which includes continued support for Android and iOS devices.
VisionMobile has released their 2013 developer platform, tools, and economics report and the results of the survey aren’t too surprising. Developers target iOS first, Android next, and Blackberry is holding onto third place. Windows phone is stuck in a “wait and see” pattern, but HTML is still in the running for its cross-platform code.