BlackBerry 10 is a complete, QNX-based redesign of its aging BlackBerry operating system, and is geared toward reversing RIM's sliding sales numbers and rekindling interest in the company's devices and services. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins told a German newspaper he wants to have 70,000 apps in the company's BlackBerry app storefront for its launch.
The numbers are in, and it's time to make sense of the data. ABI Research's Michael Morgan checks out the world's 11 largest branded cell phone makers in the third quarter of 2012, providing sales data as well as insight into their strategy and competitive position in the market.
Nokia wants to block sales of BlackBerry phones in a number of key countries, including the UK, if Research In Motion does not agree to a deal to pay new patent royalties.
Burgeoning sales of low-end Nokia devices are helping Microsoft's Windows Phone platform to challenge BlackBerry maker Research In Motion for third place in Europe's rankings, according to data collected by research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Alec Saunders, RIM's vice-president of developer relations, says he knows Research In Motion's strategy for consumer app developers is working: When someone approaches him at a BlackBerry Jam session with something already in the works.
Almost half of UK mobile users (47 per cent) now own a smartphone, according to latest research from YouGov's Technology and Telecoms team. The research organisation said Apple's iPhone leads the way
Research In Motion was accused of infringing on six wireless patents owned by NXP Semiconductor, according to legal documents filed by the Dutch-based chipset maker. Click here for details on
Apple's proposal for a new nano-SIM standard and the fierce opposition it has drawn from Nokia at the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) forced the standards body to delay a
Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) will give away prototype devices running its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system to developers who attend its BlackBerry 10 Jam event, beginning in Orlando,
Alec Saunders Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) is in a period of transition right now as Thorsten Heins takes the reigns as sole CEO and the firm works to launch its BlackBerry 10