Articles about BlackBerry
With its acquisition of document security firm WatchDox, BlackBerry hopes to re-appeal to former customers who have moved on to other platforms.
BlackBerry's smartphone business is limping along but the company knows mobile device security. It plans to apply that expertise to billions of potential connected things.
BlackBerry has always been focused on enterprise security and is expanding its offerings with the acquisition of WatchDox. The service will be integrated with BES12 in the near future.
No Qwerty required - BlackBerry's latest smartphone is a touchscreen only device aimed at young execs.
The BlackBerry Classic has probably the best keyboard of any smartphone - but is that enough to raise it from nostalgia excercise to genuine contender?
BlackBerry's turnaround remains a work in progress, but the company has more than enough capital to see it through. The company does need to stabilize revenue.
Four years after the PlayBook, BlackBerry has another go at making a tablet, this time one with with a $2,000+ price tag, hardware from Samsung and software from IBM.
Apple and Google both revealed some new products last week. Kevin was in San Francisco to go hands-on with Apple gear while Matthew purchased the Google device.
Blackberry is back in the tablet game, with a model based on the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and optimized to run SecuSuite software.
After using the BlackBerry Passport for five months, Matthew is more impressed with it than with any other phone in his collection.
On the heels of mobile launches at CES and MWC, Matthew Miller has revised his list of favorite handsets. Whether you're looking for cutting edge camera, great value, or overall performance, the choices have never been better.
BlackBerry has notched up 100 million BBM installations via Google Play and claims users have sent one billion stickers.
BlackBerry has taken the wraps off its new five-inch Leap, an all touch and affordable smartphone for young professionals.
BlackBerry has BES12 at the core of its software strategy, but a lot of other moving parts need to line up if the company is going to be an enterprise application contender.
BlackBerry's cloud edition of BES12 aims to simplify deployments of its enterprise mobility management flagship.
Updated: Take a tour of BlackBerry's most iconic handsets, from 2000's mobile connectivity-less 957 to the latest crop of BlackBerry 10 devices.
The new BlackBerry Passport hardware QWERTY keyboard is unlike anything you have ever used before so take a look through Matthew Miller's gallery and optimize your keyboard experience.
BlackBerry needed to go back to its hardware QWERTY roots. With the Passport they did just that and a whole lot more.
Smartphones are often the only camera most people have with them -- and most of these smartphones will give you good results. See for yourself.
While Android and iOS are usually the first type of devices you might consider, BlackBerry continues to build some solid hardware while updating their OS to offer a compelling platform.
There is a world of operating systems beyond Android and iOS. Will any of them lock down third place? Can any of them give Google or Apple a run for the top spots?
Given the choice, it would seem many BlackBerry users are keen to move to a different platform. If you're wondering whether to switch from BB10 to a rival platform, here are some issues for you to think about before you make your final decision.
We saw several new smartphones launched at MWC this week, but most are evolutionary products offering a few improvements over existing devices. Here are the best.
[CORRECTION - Page 7] The keyboard case for the iPhone 5/5S looks and feels a lot like a BlackBerry keyboard. You get a great keyboard, but you pay a big price or two.
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The most tech-savvy U.S. president to date, Barack Obama uses the best devices and technology for the job, in and outside of the White House. Here's a look at some of the devices, platforms and technology he uses to carry out his day-to-day presidential duties.
BlackBerry is rolling out another update for BB 10 device owners and all will likely find beneficial functions and features in 10.2.
BlackBerry's big screen Z30 is an elegant device that arrives at a painful time for the once all-conquering company.
New handset rounds out BlackBerry 10 portfolio, but will it ignite any enthusiasm for BlackBerry's ecosystem?
It might lack the buzz of the Z10 and the glamour of the Q10, but BlackBerry's latest handset could be its most important yet.
RIM President and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis introduces the BlackBerry PlayBook, a 7-inch touch screen tablet with Web browsing, multitasking, and even Flash.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz talks about Research In Motion's recent praise from UBS analyst Jeffrey Fan and whether his notes are merited. Diaz believes the company's successful first-quarter was due to some special promotions and that the second quarter will be a better gauge of RIM's long-term health as competition in the smartphone market heats up.
Senior editor Sam Diaz talks about how President-elect Barack Obama will use technology when he becomes president. Diaz says, while Obama might have to give up his BlackBerry because of security issues, he has plans to broadcast his weekly address over YouTube and appoint the nation's first chief technology officer.
The BlackBerry Storm has been one of the most hotly anticipated cell phones of the year. On Friday, November 21, it hit store shelves for $200 with a two-year service agreement through Verizon. But the question is, does it live up to the hype? CNET Reporter Kara Tsuboi finds out.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about the upcoming launch of the much-anticipated BlackBerry Storm. Diaz also details how the phone stacks up against its formidable competitor, the iPhone, and what's at stake for Verizon and RIM.
Sure the iPhone is hot, but how hot is it and can it maintain the momentum? ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about how big a boost the phone has given Apple. Diaz also discusses how Research In Motion and Google aren't letting Apple run away with the smartphone crown just yet.
BlackBerry's Passport is a striking business-focused handset with plenty of plus points, including a 4.5-inch, 1:1 aspect-ratio screen, a clever QWERTY keyboard and superb battery life.
If you're a fan of keyboard-equipped BlackBerry smartphones, you won't be disappointed by the Q10. However the app store needs filling out and the small, square screen isn't ideal for some uses.
The Z10 is a nicely designed handset with a superb touchscreen and good specifications that include LTE and NFC support. The new BlackBerry 10 OS offers a decent user experience once you get used to it, although we'd like to see a physical home button.
RIM's latest offers several improvements to its predecessor, including GPS and the Pearl trackwheel, although it doesn't support 3G.
Research In Motion (RIM) on Thursday released BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express, available as a free download to new purchasers of BlackBerry devices.
The BlackBerry 7130e is an expensive undertaking, but if you're a mobile professional the cost is undoubtedly justified.
The BlackBerry 8700 series is ideal for mobile professionals who require always-on e-mail access, but it's not so good for non-business users.
As a tool for the e-mail-centric, the BlackBerry wins plenty of praise on its own merits and the addition of wireless modem functionality further sweetens the deal.
Siemens' SK65 smartphone has Research In Motion's Blackberry solution built in, plus an innovative 'cross-to-type' keyboard.Although Research In Motion (RIM) has partnered with other companies to allow access to its over-the-air Web-based email delivery services, the SK65 from Siemens is the only third-party smartphone to have the full Blackberry software and support for RIM's Blackberry Enterprise Services built in.
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