Oct 21

BBM for Android and iOS causes line-ups due to High Demand


BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins, announced earlier this summer that its very popular messaging service, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), will be arriving on Android and iOS. Well today, BlackBerry has officially released BBM on both platforms and it has already caused a line-up … Continue reading

Sep 26

Motorola has ‘Big Plans’ for Expansion in Waterloo


Motorola is ready to hire many more employees in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Motorola has only a few employees in Waterloo at the time but the Engineering director for Motorola Canada stated that, “We’ve got big plans and we’re very optimistic…We’re always looking … Continue reading

Sep 22

Unofficial BBM for Android App adds 1.1 million active users in the first 8 hours


The BBM for Android was supposed to be released yesterday. However, the launch of the popular messaging service has been delayed due to an unreleased version being available in the Google Play Store by unofficial sources. The BBM app is … Continue reading

Sep 18

BlackBerry Z30: Biggest, Fastest and Most Advanced BlackBerry (Specs and Features)


Today, BlackBerry announced the new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone. BlackBerry is touting three main features of the Z30, which include: Stunning 5” display, Unique BlackBerry® Natural Sound technology, and Up to 25 hours of battery life. In addition to the above features, the BlackBerry Z30 … Continue reading

Sep 05

BlackBerry Shares Surge Almost 8% in Two Days


Since BlackBerry shares closed at C$10.75 on Tuesday, September 3, they have risen 7.91% in two days, closing at C$11.60 today.  Yesterday, September 4, BlackBerry shares jumped 4.93% to close at C$11.28.  This resulted from a Bloomberg article indicating that … Continue reading

Sep 04

BlackBerry Ahead of Windows Phone 8 Revenues By Over $600 Million

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In the latest quarter, Windows Phone 8 smartphones exceeded BlackBerry in global shipments.  We have pointed out that BlackBerry is still ahead of WP 8 in the important U.S. market.  Digging deeper into the numbers reveals that BlackBerry is significantly … Continue reading

Sep 03

BBM App for Android shown in a 5 minute leaked video


BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is coming to Android and iOS very soon. Recently, the official user guides for both were leaked online, suggesting an imminent release date of BBM on Android and iOS. Today, we have another leak in form of … Continue reading

Aug 30

BlackBerry Z10 is Currently 4th Best Selling Smartphone on Amazon

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Last updated September 3, 2013.  Earlier versions of this article indicated that the Z10 was at number 7 and then 6. It has since moved up to number 4. According to the Amazon Best Sellers section on Amazon.com, the BlackBerry … Continue reading

Aug 25

BlackBerry’s U.S. Market Share Climbs Above 6% For First Time in Months

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For several months, BlackBerry’s market share globally and in the U.S. have been below 5%.  However, that appears to be changing.  According to StatCounter, BlackBerry’s U.S. market share has climbed above 6% for the first time in months, reaching 6.16% … Continue reading

Aug 23

BlackBerry Leaps Past HTC, Motorola and LG to Take Number 3 Spot in the U.S.


According to StatCounter, BlackBerry has overtaken HTC, Motorola and LG to become the number 3 mobile vendor in the U.S.  On August 22, 2013 (yesterday), BlackBerry’s U.S. market share was at 5.13%, ahead of HTC’s 4.72%, Motorola’s 4.27% and LG’s … Continue reading

Aug 22

BBM for Android and iOS: User Guides Leak Before Launch


BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins, announced earlier this summer that its very popular messaging service, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), will be arriving on Android and iOS later this month. BlackBerry accidentally posted the user guides for both platforms onlin. The guides explain the … Continue reading

Aug 19

BlackBerry Q10 is Currently Third Best Selling Smartphone in India


According to the India webpage of global electronics retailer Expansys, the BlackBerry Q10 is currently the third-best selling smartphone in India.  It is ahead of the Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Note II and the LTE version of the Galaxy S4. … Continue reading

Aug 18

BlackBerry Z10 Sales Jump 40% in India With Trade In Offer

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Recently, BlackBerry introduced an exchange offer in India that allows customers to trade-in their old smartphone for a discount (between Rs 3,000 and Rs 11,000) on the BlackBerry Z10.  As a result, sales of the Z10 in India has increased … Continue reading