I usually hate the word "marketshare," but today I actually happen to like quite a bit. According to SRG’s quarterly Digital Life Canada study, the tablet marketshare in Canada has been changing over the last year.
Currently, RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook has gone up to 19%
As an avid gamer I am always lookingfor games that are both challenging and fun to play, whether it be anRPG, FPS, Adventure, or even Simulation type games I enjoy playingthem all. One of the areas in gaming that has quickly gained momentumover the past few years is mobile gaming;
This is currently my favorite game. Yes, it does seem like I say that every other day, but that's what happens when you have a ton of super great games available to you. Space Tap is actually a phenomenal game, that will keep you entertained for a while. Space Tap is about one thing
The week is starting off fresh with a nice update to Twitter for BlackBerry. The app has been released from its Beta state, and is now available via BlackBerry App World. Many have already started to see the new update in App World, if you have not, clear your App World cache using ALT
There has been a lot of rumours on the internet lately with regards to BlackBerry and Research In Motion including articles pointing to the demise and irrelvancy of the BlackBerry platform. Despite some efforts from RIM to contain these myths, I have decided to put together a fact sheet
Updated 07/14 with Press Release from Research In Motion
RIM just can't seem to catch a break. On Friday, federal courts in San Francisco ruled on a case in favour to Mformation Technologies Inc. on a patent dispute case which dated back to 2008 when Mformation sued Research
Everyday millions of business professionals rely on their smartphone to help them get through the day. Smartphones have bridged the gap between corporate communications and have increased productivity for many companies. Communication is paramount for most people and a money maker
Great news, folks. That BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha update that has been "coming soon" for some time now, is set to be released next week! I for one am looking forward to more API access and features with the update. However, we shouldn't expect too much, as it is after all, a developer device. WayneLee from the Beta Zone blog has revealed this bit of information to
Earlier today, a pretty laughable "survey" came out and spread through the web about how RIM is quickly losing developer interest. In a great post on the BlackBerry Developer Blog, Alec Saunders, VP of Developer Relations at RIM, addresses the report directly.
A patent that RIM filed back in 2009 has finally been approved. The patent is a motion based CAPTCHA that is suppose to prevent people from texting on your smartphone while driving. The way it works, is when you get to a certain speed you device detects that motion and essentially locks down your device. The only way back into your
Today, RIM launched an upgrade to BlackBerry Mobile Voice System (MVS), increasing the ability of enterprises to support a growing mobile workforce. The upgrade (MVS 5.2) provides greater reliability for MVS customers, improving their ability to make or take enterprise desk phone calls all over the world from their BlackBerry smartphone where they have mobile network or Wi-Fi coverage.
RIM's Managing Director for Australia Ray Gillenwater is stepping down from his position at RIM effective this Friday (July 13) just months after he was promoted to the position in May of this year. Gillenwater will be replaced by Matthew Ball who is currently the Marketing Director of
These last few weeks has be filled with sad news. Last week, Calgary,AB-based Poynt filled for bankruptcy. It's sad to see them in this situation, as they are one of the very few Canadian software companies to see international success.
Let's hope this doesn't put a damper on their already existing BlackBerry 10 app they demonstrated at BB10Jam in Orlando.
RIM has always had a marketing problem. In essence...it has no marketing really to speak of. Gradually this has changed for the better but it still lags behind the other major phone makers. In all honesty, if I were Chief Marketing Officer instead of Frank Boulben, I'd go for the jugular and fast. Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel, John Malkovich?? Feh.., B and C listers. I'd go for the demographic... the Justin Bieber demographic. He's a known BlackBerry Smartphone user and all you have to do is get him to endorse BlackBerry... boom!! Your sales will go through the roof!!!