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 …
BlackBerry Z10 May Be Better Than Apple iPhone 5
Apple
A video was recently released showing a side by side comparison between RIM’s BlackBerry Z10 and Apple iPhone 5. It gives us a glimpse on how potentially competitive the Z10 compared to popular devices in the market. The BlackBerry Z10 offers 4.2” display with 356ppi, compared to the iPhone with only 4” display at 326ppi. Apple’s latest flagship has non …
The First BB10 Smartphone May Arrive n March 2013
BlackBerry
RIM (Research in Motion) will officially release its next mobile platform, the BlackBerry 10 in January 30. The new OS version and forthcoming BB10 devices are already hotly discussed on mainstream media and blogosphere. Some people still hope that the company would experience a turnaround of some sort and reassert its position in the mobile market. Despite its largely diminished …
BlackBerry Torch 9810 Review
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The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is a slider smartphone sporting a physical QWERTY keyboard, which is a direct enhancement over the earlier Torch 9800. The Torch 9810 is essentially the spitting image of its forebear, it feels, measures and looks the same, save for some minor changes. With a display the slides upwards to allow the use of a physical QWERTY …
BlackBerry May Contain Some Amount of Allergens
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A study was performed recently to test the presence of two common allergens, nickel and cobalt on several popular mobile devices. The test showed that a third of BlackBerry models seem to contain some amount of nickel. It is widely believed in the medical field that nickel and cobalt can cause itchy, dry patches along the ears, jawline and cheekbones. …
New Features of BlackBerry 10 Are Revealed
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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 …