EMS has launched its new range of “be” smartphones in five different models.
BlackBerry hopes to make it easier for Android applications to run on its latest smartphones.
BlackBerry has continued its clear out of top level staff by removing COO, Kristian Tear, and CMO Frank Boulben.
Through the advent of mobility, smartphones and tablets are now more dangerous devices to enterprises than laptops and PCs.
Mobile malware continues to proliferate, and at the same time employees are insisting on bringing their personal devices to work.
Devices running Google’s Android operating system accounted for 81% of all smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter of 2013, according to a study released today by IDC. Of the more than 261 …
With some commentators labeling the BYOD trend as unstoppable, organisations are now turning to MDM to ensure the security of their networks. But how should MDM be tackled?
Mobile management vendors including Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing their efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.
Etisalat and BlackBerry today announced an integrated carrier billing service for BlackBerry smartphone users in the UAE.
BlackBerry’s appointment Monday of former Sybase CEO John Chen as its next executive board chair and interim CEO could be the best news in months for the struggling smartphone company.
BlackBerry’s dramatic fall in the enterprise has left CIOs scrambling to pick a new mobile platform provider. Will it be Apple? Samsung? Or Microsoft? Or it will be all of the above.
Foundering BlackBerry has given up for now on finding a buyer. Instead the smartphone company is seeking an infusion of cash from some investors, and shaking up its board and executive leadership.
BlackBerry is a sinking ship searching desperately for a rescue, so its turning to any major mobile player as a potential saviour. But if Facebook buys BlackBerry, it would be the company’s craziest move ever.
BlackBerry will change its CEO and accept a US$1 billion loan from a consortium involving shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings as it struggles with inventory and strategy problems. The company has abandoned plans to sell itself.
Samsung made a lot of headlines this week, though probably not for the reasons it would like.
If you’re going to indulge in some vendor-bashing, why not go for the low-hanging fruit?
A consortium led by Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings has offered to acquire struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry.
BlackBerry’s messenger app for Android and iPhone will not roll out this week as the company struggles to block an unreleased version of the Android app that affected its system.
Apple boasted Monday that it sold 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c smartphones over the weekend after launching the devices on Friday, Sept. 20. The company sold over 5 million iPhone 5 phones on their first weekend of availability about a year ago.
The new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone will be available to buy from 10pm at the Dubai Mall BlackBerry store – BlackBerry is also giving away tickets to the Dubai Music Week on purchase of …
The BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and the iOS has been delayed by BlackBerry around the world after having issues with the unreleased app for Android that was posted online.
Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry has quantified just how bad business is at the moment, as users abandon its once-dominant platform. The company said it plans to record a GAAP net operating loss during …
Amid rumors of layoffs and a possible sale of the company, BlackBerry just announced some good news: its growing BBM instant messaging service will be available for Android and iPhone devices in the next several days.
BlackBerry today introduced the new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone, BlackBerry’s biggest, fastest and most advanced smartphone. Featuring BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2, the new all-touch BlackBerry Z30 smartphone comes with a beautiful 5” display …
Much of what Apple offers enterprise workers and their IT departments in the new iPhone 5S and 5C comes by virtue of its new iOS 7, first announced in June.
Sub-$200 smartphones and robust sales of smartphones in emerging countries are driving a rebound in the worldwide mobile phone market this year, IDC said Wednesday.
With its $7.2 billion agreement to buy Nokia’s handset business, Microsoft is in a position to surpass Apple and Android smartphone makers in providing an enterprise-class mobile platform, experts say.
Samsung Knox smartphones will include mobile security software from Lookout to protect business users from mobile threats, the San Francisco company said Tuesday. The deal is part of Lookout’s plan to build and …
Microsoft announced Monday that it will purchase Nokia’s devices and services business, as well as license Nokia patents and a mapping service
“We must indeed all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall hang separately.” Benjamin Franklin reportedly said this during the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s Devices & Services business is a necessary gamble for the software company’s future growth in mobile.
BlackBerry’s board has formed a so-called Special Committee to explore strategic alternatives for the future of the company. But what are the options?
BlackBerry slipped when it forced businesses to buy its mobile device management (MDM) platform to fully support BlackBerry 10 devices, according to AirWatch CEO John Marshall.
Smartphones and tablets have moved from executive toys to essential work tools, according to customers on a panel at the AirWatch Connect conference in Melbourne. However, smart mobile devices have not replaced laptops in all cases, they said.
A permanent change seems to have taken hold in the mobile market, as BlackBerry explores the possibility of putting itself up for sale.
Delta Airlines’ announcement that it will equip flight attendants with Windows Phone devices could be a sign of rising enterprise interest in Windows mobiles, according to a Telsyte analyst.
We show you how to transfer contacts from a BlackBerry to an iPhone, whether it is from a new BlackBerry 10 device or from an older BlackBerry phone. Many of us use an iPhone as our …
When Microsoft shipped Windows 2000 and Active Directory, Apple didn’t really have a solution for identity management or for linking Macs to an enterprise network. The company was just beginning the transition from its classic Mac OS – the first version of which had shipped on the first Mac in 1984 — to OS X.
Has BlackBerry finally reached the point of no return? Last week, news spilled out that Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry is up for sale. Meanwhile, IDC reported recently that BlackBerry sales are down 12 percent …
Microsoft is updating the recently launched beta of Windows Phone App Studio to improve performance and scalability after the new app development tool crossed 55,000 active projects.
BlackBerry this week took the wraps off a special edition Q10 handset, which will come coloured in gold and white.
We’ve hand-picked the most popular BlackBerry 10 apps of the month so that you can get the most from your Z10 handset.
Smartphones accounted for 51.8 percent of all mobile phone sales in the second quarter of 2013.
BlackBerry has launched the 9720 smartphone running the 7 OS in a bid to stay relevant in the growing low end of the smartphone market. The launch of the new device comes as …
Now, I’m not one of those BlackBerry fan boys shamelessly jumping to the defence of a company many in the industry have condemned to the grave. But I do believe there is life in the old dog yet.
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry on Monday held discussion with the committee on strategic alternatives that could lead to joint ventures, partnerships or perhaps a sale of the company. Blackberry is warming up to …
If you’re in the market for a high-performing, low-priced Ultrabook, this has to be the one to go for.
Have you noticed that tablets are starting to feel a little mundane? You’ve got a rectangular slate with a large display while the manufacturer’s bragging about how it’s some fragment of a millimeter thinner or some fraction of an ounce lighter than the last.
The Note 8.0 is decent small tablet that costs just a little bit too much.