In a futile attempt to keep users from jumping ship, Blackberry is now adding support for the Amazon AppStore in version 10.3 of its OS.
With the release of some smartphone OS market share numbers to the end of March this year, Android is up more than 8 percentage points from 2013 in the US. This brings Android to almost 60% US market share.
As it turns out, the story of the fallout between BlackBerry and T-Mobile will have at least one more chapter. T-Mobile and Samsung have teamed up to offer current T-Mobile BlackBerry users up to $200 to swap to a Samsung handset.
Due to a disagreement between the two companies, Blackberry has chosen to end its partnership with one of the four biggest U.S. carriers. Another nail in the coffin?
The latest update to BlackBerry’s messaging app brings a handful of new features, as well as bug fixes and improvements. The big new feature is the addition of sticker packs to BBM for Android.
A brand retention survey revealed that 76% of Apple users upgraded to another Apple device in 2013, 58% for Samsung. Is it loyalty, or are we hostages to the ecosystems?
A substantial update is coming to BlackBerry Messenger for Android today, bringing many new features including voice calls and Channels.
With Blackberry 10.2.1 you can not only run Android APK files directly in BB10, you can also apparently have access to the full Android UI by simply installing a 3rd party launcher.
The BBM team announced that a release that also supports Gingerbread phones is now in beta, with a target launch for February.
BlackBerry announced that new features are coming next year to its over 40 million BBM users on Android and iOS.