One Developer Manages to Flood BlackBerry App Store with 47,000 Apps
BlackBerry
With only 120,000 apps in its catalogue, BlackBerry is desperate to gather interests from the software development community. One developer seems to be keen to take advantage this situation and it has single handedly responsible for delivering 47,000 BlackBerry OS apps; or about a third of all apps currently available for the software platform. Unfortunately, most of them have disappointing …
BlackBerry Will Stop Selling Its Smartphones in Japan
BlackBerry
Nikkei reported recently that BlackBerry decided that they couldn’t justify the projected cost of translating the entire BlackBerry 10 OS into Japanese. This result in a complete pull out of the country and BB10 devices won’t be available for Japanese buyers. The all-touch BlackBerry Z10 has been available in Canada and the United Kingdom. BlackBerry only has a 0.3 percent market share …
New Features of BlackBerry 10 Are Revealed
BlackBerry
Attendees of the BlackBerry Consumer Forums came away with some interesting information about the BlackBery 10. For starters, the keyboard will support simultaneous typing of three different languages. It learns how users type, so if you regularly press the edge of the “a” key, the keyboard layout will be adjusted accordingly to improve user experience. The stock web browser of …
How BlackBerry Lose Its Appeal?
Apple
Loyal BlackBerry users may increasingly find it hard to stay hip. These smartphones were once considered as savvy, elegant accessory; a sign that you are a serious businessperson. But, this doesn’t apply anymore. Many consumers now consider BlackBerry devices as objects of shame. They habitually hide the BlackBerry handset in their pocket to avoid scornful looks from iPhone and Android …