Tablets dead in five years? No way

“In five years, I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore.” That was BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, in an interview with the Bloomberg news service on Monday. Now, I

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2013 Dave Webb

Another win for BlackBerry 10 with international law firm contract

Fresh off a major order from Canadian corporate icon Canadian Tire for over 3000 handsets, BlackBerry has another big win – an order for 1,600 Z10 and Q10 smartphones from global law firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras


Tablets surpass smartphones as mobile browser of choice: report

If you’re looking to market your business to people browsing on mobile devices, a new study from Adobe says tablets are where it’s at. According to Adobe’s new report, The State of Mobile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

7 new features of the new BlackBerry 10.1 SDK

With the release of 10.1 Gold, the software development kit (SDK) for the BlackBerry 10 OS, developers have a number of new tools to help then when designing apps for BlackBerry’s new operating

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 18th, 2013

BlackBerry Q10 pre-orders open in Canada

Editor's note - story updated 12:20 PM ET BlackBerry fans awaiting the release of the updated, iconic QWERTY-keyboard model smartphone can start holding their breath today as pre-orders are now being taken. Both

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson


BlackBerry promises more affordable smartphones are on the way

The BlackBerry Z10 launched in the U.S. two weeks ago and the QWERTY-fied Q10 is expected to hit the market later this month. And if BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has his way, more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

3 things you need to know about BlackBerry’s earnings report

BlackBerry surprised analysts today by releasing a financial earnings report for its fourth quarter that showed profits instead of losses. The shipment of 1 million BlackBerry Z10 smartphones in the limited markets where

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rogers brings NFC payments to Android and BlackBerry smartphones

Rogers Communications customers with select Android or BlackBerry smartphones will now be able to use the company’s Suretap payment service. The company said Wednesday that its Suretap service has been certified for the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

No cheap BlackBerries: Heins

If you’re waiting for BlackBerry to come out with a cheap handset to reclaim marketshare and appeal to the masses, particularly in the developing world, well, you can keep waiting. According to a report from Bloomberg,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras


Mobile security startup Fixmo adds partners

Four-year-old Toronto startup Fixmo Inc. is in the business of securing mobile devices, and is developing some impressive connections. A year after its founding in 2009, the mobile security firm linked up with the U.S.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2013 Grant Buckler

BlackBerry co-founder cashes out

Investors and analysts have been reacting largely positively to the new BlackBerry 10 OS and Z10 smarpthone launched late last month, but one of BlackBerry's co-founders won't be along for the ride. According to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras