BlackBerry

BlackBerry (formerly RIM) has traditionally enjoyed success in the enterprise with its secure operating system and business-friendly handsets. BlackBerry's beachhead remains the enterprise, but it faces emerging threats from a bevy of rival devices. Can BlackBerry devices inspire gadget lust in the enterprise and consumer markets?

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BlackBerry Tour: First thoughts

TechRepublic's Jason Hiner shares his thoughts on the BlackBerry Tour on Verizon Wireless. He discusses the pros and cons of the new device from a business perspective and talks about where it fits in the smartphone market.

published July 17, 2009 by

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RIM shines on Wall Street--for now

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.

published May 7, 2009 by

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RIM Launches Blackberry App World

At the CTIA Wireless 2009 Conference in Las Vegas, Research In Motion President and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis announces the launch of the Blackberry App World. Applications are aggregated into one place making it easier to download and install.

published April 9, 2009 by

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Can Obama bring tech respect to Washington?

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.

published November 24, 2008 by

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The BlackBerry Storm touches down

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.

published November 21, 2008 by

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Smartphone wars heating up

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.

published October 28, 2008 by

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BlackBerry Q10 review

BlackBerry Q10 review

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.

published May 16, 2013 by

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BlackBerry Z10 review

BlackBerry Z10 review

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.

published February 5, 2013 by

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BlackBerry 8800

BlackBerry 8800

RIM's latest offers several improvements to its predecessor, including GPS and the Pearl trackwheel, although it doesn't support 3G.

published March 28, 2007 by

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BlackBerry 7130e

BlackBerry 7130e

The BlackBerry 7130e is an expensive undertaking, but if you're a mobile professional the cost is undoubtedly justified.

published February 26, 2006 by

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BlackBerry 7250

BlackBerry 7250

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.

published January 22, 2006 by

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First Take: Siemens SK65

First Take: Siemens SK65

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.

published August 4, 2004 by

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