RIM’s success has been declining since the iOS and Android operating systems started skyrocketing. Currently, Blackberry devices hold a dismal position in distribution charts, and Research in Motion is in desperate need of rescue. In an attempt to seek a newer approach, past co-CEO’s have gotten off their thrones, and allowed Thorsten Heins ... Read More »
According to a new rumor from Jonathan Geller at BGR, Research In Motion may be looking beyond licensing parts of its BlackBerry operating system and moving on to selling entire divisions or more. According to Geller’s sources, Samsung is very interested in the company. But it wouldn’t be to make BlackBerry devices with Samsung hardware, ... Read More »
Gartner’s Q3 report shows Android doubled market share in one year; iOS, BlackBerry, WindowsPhone all down
Gartner has just released their latest research report on smartphone operating system market share after Q3, and the numbers are surprising.
In just one year, Android’s market share has doubled from 25.3% to the current 52.5% share of the total market. Without even comparing those numbers to how rival companies fared, owning half of all ... Read More »
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RIM has been touting upcoming Android app compatibility on the PlayBook for quite some time now. We’ve seen demos and they’ve made announcements, but the process has – for the most part – been shrouded in confusion. Today, RIM cleared some of that confusion up by posting a video detailing just how easy it is ... Read More »
Last August, Samsung announced one of the most promising Chat apps that we’ve seen. It did not arrive in September, as we expected, but Samsung’s new chat application has finally been released. This application is called ChatOn and could be one of the best chatting applications, if it gains enough momentum.
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Research In Motion and BlackBerry have long been considered the undisputed kings of mobile security. BlackBerrys are the go-to devices for the government when it comes to classified communication. If Google has any say in the matter, however, it won’t be that way forever. Google wants to take Android security to the next level, making ... Read More »
Everybody knows that Blackberry messenger stands among the best messaging services around, but it does lack many features. The fact is that almost nobody wants one of RIM’s devices anymore. Even if Blackberry did upgrade its messenger, the service is very fragmented, as it’s available only for the Blackberry OS. While there are many messenger ... Read More »
When RIM first announced they’d be bringing Android compatibility to the PlayBook with the help of their Android Player, fans and developers of both platforms had reason to celebrate. BlackBerry users will have access to thousands upon thousands of incredible apps while still enjoying the device of their choice. Android developers can theoretically take a ... Read More »
A week ago we told you why companies like Microsoft, Apple and Oracle want to strangle Android. Put simply, Android is about to completely own the US smartphone market. But how is our little green friend doing in the rest world? Well, even better in fact.
Would you like to know what mobile operating system dominates in your state? Planning to move anytime soon? Here’s a map that can guide you in the right direction! Stats and info graphics are always fun, but today we have something extra special for you.
This map shows which US states are dominated by Android, ... Read More »