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Co-Founders Lazaridis, Fregin Contemplating BlackBerry Buyout
2013-10-12 08:16:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online BlackBerry’s co-founders are reportedly expressing interest in re-assuming control of the troubled smartphone manufacturer formerly known as Research In Motion (RIM), various media outlets are reporting. According to Rob Gillies of the Associated Press (AP), Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin, who currently own eight percent of the company they originally founded in 1984, have filed paperwork with the US Securities and...

BlackBerry May Break Up
2013-10-11 03:18:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breaking up may be hard to do, unless it happens to involve a once dominant company with a myriad of assets. Mobile phone platform maker BlackBerry Ltd. could be broken up amidst concerns that purchasing-company Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited might be unable to raise the offered $4.7 billion. Just three weeks ago, the company announced that it expected a massive quarterly operating loss of at least $950 million for the quarter that...

2013-10-09 23:31:36

AnswerFirst, an answering service and customer service solutions provider, has released a HIPAA compliant mobile app that allows AnswerFirst clients to access their accounts from Apple, Android and Blackberry devices. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 AnswerFirst Communications, an international customer service solutions provider and answering service, announced this week that it has released a HIPAA compliant mobile app called miSecure Messaging. The app works on Apple, Android and...

Apple iOS Grabs Marketshare From Android BlackBerry
2013-10-07 08:57:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest comScore report shows that marketshare of mobile platforms Android and BlackBerry have fallen, and Apple has snatched up what they've left behind. The results, which look at the previous three month period in the United States, call into question previous reports which claimed Apple’s iOS was losing favor in the smartphone wars. Apple also maintains their lead as the number one device manufacturer, building 40 percent...

2013-09-26 23:24:07

Will they be successful? Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Nokia is planning to launch several new smartphones and their first tablet, according to FoxBusiness on Sept 26. Tech analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Will it be successful? That's the first obvious question. The next Apple iPad update should be right around the same time as this Nokia introduction. So...

2013-09-25 23:31:35

With the announcement on the new BlackBerry Z30, Mobile Innovations founder and President Gary Bauer sees LCD and LED screens as well as Android and iPad tablets as standard equipment in all police cars. He will be on hand with demos featuring the Z30 running a Google Nexus 10 tablet at the 120th IACP in Philadelphia, Oct. 19 to 22. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Mobile Innovations founder and President Gary Bauer announced his company's demonstration of the new...

2013-09-25 23:30:38

MugenBattery.com announces the launch of 3000mAh battery cases for BlackBerry Z10. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 MugenBattery.com announces the launch of 3000mAh battery cases for BlackBerry Z10. MugenBattery.com (http://www.mugenbattery.com), an authorized Mugen Power Battery Distributor, announces the launch of a new battery case for BlackBerry Z10. The integrated rechargeable 3000mAh battery provides up to three times extra power. More information about the battery case can be...

2013-09-23 23:30:57

In response to an article published by the Guardian, fishbat, a leader in social media agencies, comments on BlackBerry offering iOS and Android users the ability to use BlackBerry Messenger. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 fishbat, a leader in social media agencies, responds to an article published by the Guardian, which details how BlackBerry is allowing iPhone and Android users to download its messaging service. According to the article published by the Guardian on September 15...

Latest BlackBerry Reference Libraries

BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be installed from the BlackBerry App World store. On October 3, 2012, the PlayBook OS 2.1 was released....

BlackBerry Torch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Torch is a line of smartphones produced by Research In Motion (RIM); models are the Torch 9800, 9810, 9850, and the 9860, all using the BlackBerry OS. The Torch has been hailed as the best BlackBerry ever, but still lags behind in the smartphone industry. The Torch as compared to other Blackberry phones has many improvements such as, a better user interface, improved browser, and more readable screen. The BlackBerry Torch was first considered in April, 2010, with a prototype...

BlackBerry Storm
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Storm is developed by Research In Motion (RIM). It is a touchscreen smartphone with a virtual keyboard and comes in the 9500 and 9530 series. This phone has a feature called SurePress, which enables the screen to press down like a button to provide physical feedback. The Storm 9500 has a disabled CDMA module to allow for use outside North America, but it has only frequency bands that can be accessed in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Brazil. This is because GSM carriers such as...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

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