What’s wrong with BlackBerry phones?

What's wrong with BlackBerry phones?

For one reason or another BlackBerry is having hard time moving its devices off the shelves. Sure they don’t have an app eco-system as vivid as those of Google and Apple, but the Canadian company has north of 100,000 apps. And a great platform. In fact, I would add that the QNX-based BlackBerry OS 10…

Pentagon: We haven’t ordered any new BlackBerrys yet

Pentagon

A few days ago we’ve told you that BlackBerry has scored a big order from the U.S. Department of Defense. Guess what? That news was bogus. Pentagon did announce its new mobile-ready system, saying that some 80,000 BlackBerry smartphones are ALREADY IN USE by the Military. However, they never said new BlackBerrys have been ordered.…

BlackBerry wins big with Pentagon

BlackBerry wins big with Pentagon

BlackBerry may be losing consumers left and right, but when it comes to certain parts of the government that requires security more than anything else, it’s still the king. And it has managed to win another (big) contract from Pentagon. On January 31st, the U.S. military will fire-up its new management system to enable its…

BlackBerry suing the maker of Typo Keyboard Cover

Typo Keyboard Cover

Remember the Typo Keyboard Cover for iPhone? BlackBerry doesn’t like the fact that these guys didn’t pay a dime to use such keyboard design, which is apparently an intellectual property of the Canadian company. So they’re suing them, claiming that Typo Products is infringing on their patents covering keyboards. “This is a blatant infringement against…

Mike Lazaridis won’t pursue bid for BlackBerry

Mike Lazaridis won't pursue bid for BlackBerry

Mike Lazaridis won’t be the one taking BlackBerry private, having reduced its stake in the company to roughly 4.99%. The information comes from the Wall Street Journal which got it from a regulatory filing made public on Tuesday. The news will quiet earlier rumors that suggested Lazaridis may team-up with Qualcomm and Cerberus Capital Management…

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