It’s time, friend. It’s time to drop that Blackberry you’ve got duct-taped together and move up in the world. Android is waiting with open arms, and a plethora of great devices. I’m sure you were with that Blackberry for quite some time, so let’s discuss how you’re going to get acquainted to your new life with Android. It won’t be hard, I promise.
Despite what everyone thought and what some hoped, Research in Motion (RIM) is not yet ready to abandon the smartphone game that brought the company so many reasons of joy in the (not so distant) past.
RIM’s special BlackBerry 10 event scheduled for January 30 2013, new OS and two phones to be unveiled
Roughly three years ago, Research in Motion was the biggest name in the mobile industry, holding a sweet 50% share in the smartphone market. Apple and Android’s fantastic progresses, but also RIM’s creative slump and inability to keep with the times made BlackBerries a thing of the past, and now all they can dream is to get to the bronze medal before Microsoft.
RIM’s BlackBerry 10 devices are now in the hands of over 50 operators
Research in Motion (RIM) is going to launch a brand spanking new smartphone platform called "BlackBerry 10" during the first quarter of 2013. The company's CEO, Thorsten Heins, just published a letter saying that the platform is currently being tested by over 50 operators. He also says that when he shows operators the new platform, their response is "tremendous".
RIM’s CEO says BlackBerry 10 will beat Windows Phone 8; Android and iOS are too tough to compete with
Research in Motion, remember those guys? They're hard at work on their next generation operating system, which they're calling BlackBerry 10. Yesterday the company showed the world a sneak peak of what it's going to look like, and we've got to admit, it does look rather interesting. It's heavily inspired by Nokia's MeeGo operating system, Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, and there's even some hints of Android in there. But will it take off?