BlackBerry Fact Check – BlackBerry 10 vs Apple’s iOS 8 for Enterprises

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During Apple’s WWDC event, Apple unveiled iOS 8. Whilst doing so, the company did not hold back when discussing features for the enterprise including security, data management and productivity. Whilst that was admirable for 5 minutes, BlackBerry, more so BlackBerry 10 is reigning king when it comes to Enterprise, Productivity, Data and Device Management and last […]

Apple makes an attempt to hire BlackBerry employees

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With BlackBerry currently downsizing its number of employees, Apple seems to try and recruit some of them as invites were sent via LinkedIn to a select number of BlackBerry employees. Apple reportedly held this event, a recruitment session on September 26th, not too far from the Waterloo based office. According to the LinkedIn invite sent […]

Apple Board Member Uses a Blackberry

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While some may argue that this is neither newsworthy nor does it hold any relevance, I argue that it does. This random piece of information stood out to me as a subliminal message, simply saying — You still have the choice. Lately online media has drawn and pushed the mental  picture that you either have […]

RIM Interviews App Analytic Distimo – It’s all about the data (and reporting)

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We’ve been covering the Distimo App report since the start of our Blog for a couple of years now. Every month, the app analytic company Distimo releases app stats from the leading mobile app stores. In sum, they tell you what’s hot and what’s not when it comes to mobile applications. While at BlackBerry DevCon Europe, RIM had […]

“I couldn’t even Ba-BiM” – Why BlackBerry > iPhone [video]

[Click here for Mobile Viewing] This video is awesome! Great job @JusReign. I think he might have overdid it a bit when he talks about broadcast messages but then again, it is somewhat of a downfall only because it’s misused 99% of the time. On that note, viewer discretion is advised. Enjoy! Source: CB Twitter: […]

BlackBerry Brand Value Declines 25%, Now Worth $3.3 Billion

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Being the stats nerd that I am along with being a huge BlackBerry fannatic, I couldn’t help but to post on this article that surfaced which has measured the BlackBerry brand value over recent years. According to the study from Brand Finance,  the BlackBerry brand value has decreased  by almost 25% since January of this year. The London-based […]

Carriers Pushing for a Third Contender? BlackBerry is the Chosen One?

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Moving into the coming weeks, the BlackBerry 7 generation lineup should be available to more carriers as devices make their way into operator channels. This means that carriers now have to “push” another brand in BlackBerry so that handsets get sold and consumers subscribe. Certainly, operators are familiar with the BlackBerry brand but since there was a long […]

Apple Opens Up Store in Waterloo

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As of now its no secret that things are heated in the smartphone arena. Well apparently Steve Jobs has added fire to the flame and has opened up an official Apple Store in the heart of BlackBerry land – Waterloo, Ontario in Canada. Will they achieve success? Well it’s a little too early to tell but 200+ people waited […]

Apple Marketing 101: Choose Casey Anthony as News Category App Icon

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Here is a taste of Apple’s marketing. Days after the acquittal of Casey Anthony, Apple has chosen Anthony as the poster girl for their News Category icon. Apple users browsing through “categories” have sent this to sites such as brobible, showing a photo of Casey Anthony displayed over the News section. Noting the social outcry over this verdict, […]