BlackBerry seeks “strategic alternatives” – who is set to pounce?

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On the 12th August 2013 the board of directors at BlackBerry announced they have formed a special committee to “explore strategic alternatives to enhance value and increase scale in order to accelerate BlackBerry 10 deployment. These alternatives could include, among others, possible joint ventures, strategic partnerships or alliances, a sale of the Company or other possible transactions” Two phrases stick out for me on this […]

Hard reset and manual roam is the mobile equivalent of rebooting your PC

Posted Posted in Apple, Blackberry

About 3 days before the launch of the iPhone 4S the BlackBerry makers, Research In Motion, experienced a considerable issue with their servers that left many users without email access for up to 3 days. So this morning when the calls started to trickle through from customers regarding issues they were having with their BlackBerry devices I did think for a couple of seconds that […]

BlackBerry Playbook OS2 – Is it too little too late?

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RIM’s problems have been clear for all to see with Google Android the leading smartphone operating system, Nokia appearing revitalised and fresh with Windows 7.5 and all Office365 can bring,¬†not to mention¬†apple iPad emphatically dominating the tablet market. I remembering blogging last year, although not on this timeline, that I was eager to get my hands on the BlackBerry Playbook, there had been delay after […]