BlackBerry Q10 hands-on review: new take on a classic design

The BlackBerry Q10 will launch with version 10.1 of the BlackBerry OS, weeks before its larger touch screen counterpart Z10, gets pushed the upgrade. The first point-version update since the Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Going hands-on with BlackBerry Q10 (the one with a keyboard)

The company soon to be formerly known as Research in Motion (it's changing its name to BlackBerry) put the focus on the BlackBerry Z10 at its global launch event this week, but it

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

3 unanswered questions about the future of BlackBerry

Save for a couple of apps and celebrity appointments to company executive positions, the company formerly known as Research In Motion delivered pretty much exactly what we expected today. BlackBerry 10 is ready

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why the BlackBerry Z10 is hotter than Apple’s iPhone

The buzz is growing around Wednesday's launch of the BlackBerry Z10, Research in Motion's next-generation smartphone featuring its new BlackBerry 10 OS, and representing a perhaps final opportunity to turn the fortunes of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Bonanza of BlackBerry 10 photos leaked to blog

Research In Motion (RIM) is planning a worldwide launch event of its long-awaited BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system Jan. 30, but there may not be much left to reveal after a blog has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry creator recruits Canada’s top astronaut for quantum physics project

Canada's top astronaut has been recruited by Research in Motion co-founder Mike Lazaridis to lead a team pursuing breakthroughs in quantum physics, according to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).Steve MacLean will be departing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

FreshBooks CEO sad about RIM

The CEOs of some of Canada’s leading-edge technology firms are excited for the year ahead, but a little bit sad that Research in Motion is suffering tough times, a CBC News story reports.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry 10 alpha

If there's one thing Canada's tech industry is looking forward to in 2013, it's BlackBerry 10. Research in Motion's new operating system has been long anticipated. It will signal whether RIM will be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry 10 to be launched Jan. 30

The next BlackBerry has a launch date, and potentially a way to solve your company's bring your own device (BYOD) woes.Research In Motion (RIM) announced this morning that BlackBerry 10 will be unveiled

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

RIM posts $235 million Q2 loss

Research in Motion's second quarter earnings beat the Street on Thursday but not by enough to quell pessimism about the company's longterm future. The Waterloo, Ont. maker of BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tabletsposted

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Hands on with BlackBerry PlayBook LTE

Research in Motion (RIM) has a new BlackBerry PlayBook out on the market. So what's different about this tablet compared to the one it launched more than a year ago?Aside from two key

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Waterloo will be razed by RIM’s funeral pyre

By Francis Moran A recent article in The Verge posited the not uncommon suggestion that as goes RIM, so go the fortunes of its home town, Waterloo. Now, I’ve been travelling down to Waterloo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2012 Francis Moran

BlackBerry Playbook with cell connectivity launches Aug. 9

Research in Motion (RIM) will release a new version of the BlackBerry Playbook in Canada Aug. 9 with support for 4G LTE networks, the Waterloo, Ont.-based firm announced today.The previous model of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 2nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

BlackBerry 10 to enhance BBM to include video chat

BlackBerry 10 smartphones, slated to come in early 2013, will rely heavily on improved BlackBerry Messenger social networking tools, including new video chat capabilities, Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins told shareholders during

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2012 Matt Hamblen