Tag: RIM

BlackBerry have hit the iceberg and are going down fast.

I’ve spent some time trying to spin this in a positive way but, if I’m honest, I can’t do it. BlackBerry are in a massive amount of trouble. They’ve just pre-announced their latest results and they’re pretty terrible. I mean .. terrible. The press release, which you can …

BlackBerry Z30 (A10) spotted

BlackBerry are against the ropes. They could be sold off as Microsoft eat up the remaining market share. However, a video has popped onto the internet today showing one of their new handsets – the BlackBerry Z30. This is reported to be powered by a dual-core Qualcomm S4 …

Blackberry about to be sold?

Are we about to see the sale of Blackberry? The company formally known as Research In Motion has had a bit of a tough few years, with people leaving the platform in droves and the launch of the company’s saviour – BB10 – yet to set the world …

BlackBerry R10 appears in leaked image

Remember those BlackBerry handsets with actual physical keyboards? They were pretty successful weren’t they ? We’ve already reviewed the BlackBerry Z10, the fully touch-screen-driven handset, and their QWERTY-packing Q10 is available for pre-order now. Now there’s another QWERTY device in the form of the BlackBerry R10, an apparent …

Have you decided to be different? Did you get a Z10?

The Z10, within the halls at least, seemed to be pretty hard to find during the insanity that is Mobile World Congress. However, during an event called “ShowStoppers” it was drawing a great deal of interest from the assembled press. Many actually queued – something press don’t often …

WhatsApp coming to BB10 in March

Great news for anyone with a BlackBerry Z10 device and that is WhatsApp the popular free instant messaging service used my millions all around the world will be available to download from this March. Still no word on when Skype will appear on BB10 but at least we …

BlackBerry Z10 – Initial Impressions

The BlackBerry is one of those phenomena that have totally passed me by. I have never used one, touched one or even within about 4’ of one. So when the whole world erupted with excitement a few weeks ago with the arrival of BB10 and the new flagship …

BlackBerry Z10 is now available on Three UK

The BlackBerry Z10 is the device of the moment. We have a couple flying around the offices of Coolsmartphone at the moment. Leigh posted his hands on video yesterday here and I’m going to post my initial impressions very soon. If you can’t wait to get your hands …

Apple, Google, it’s time to step it up! – Opinion

So that’s it, the last of the “big” players to reveal their hand has now done so and BlackBerry 10 has been launched with a big fanfare and a promise from all the major carriers to stock the handsets. BB10 devices are out there and ready to take …

Coolsmartphone BB10 Roundup

We’ll be updating this post with our latest posts on the BlackBerry 10 launch earlier today. So far, we have published: Blackberry 10 – Live with Coolsmartphone BlackBerry Z10 coming to Three UK Developers partner with BlackBerry for BB10 launch Vodafone UK launches its first ‘4G-ready’ phone, the …

EE post Z10 hands on

EE have been quick off the mark getting a video uploaded to their YouTube channel regarding the recent BB10 launch, showing the new BlackBerry Z10 in all its glory. It also means that EE will have the new device on their 4G network sometime in the near future. …

RIM rebrands; now just BlackBerry

Something else to come out of today’s BB10 announcement was that Research In Motion are rebranding to become BlackBerry, representing a unification of the devices and the brand behind them. It shows how RIM are playing hard to re-invent themselves in a rapidly changing mobile environment, and I …

Blackberry 10 – Live with Coolsmartphone

Follow the action as Research in Motion unwrap their latest operating system, BB10. We’ll be covering it live below! Have your say on matters over in our forum, we’ll be taking the best posts and injecting them into the stream as the event progresses. We’re split across platforms, …

More BlackBerry X10 photos leaked

Earlier we posted about some new BB10 photos of the Z10 which is the touch screen only BlackBerry due to be announced on the 30th January. BlackBerry are known for their awesome keyboards though and a BB10 handset is also in the making we believe to be called …

More BlackBerry Z10 images leak

Now I wont lie, I have not been much of a BlackBerry fan in the past for the main reason the OS seemed very old and outdated even with updates to 7.0 and more recently 7.1. However I have to admit BB10 has got me pretty excited helped …

No WhatsApp on BB10?

If you just saw the exciting news that WhatsApp is now available on Windows Phone 8, now for some not so exciting news and that is it looks like WhatsApp will not be coming to BlackBerry 10 OS which launches around the world on January 30th 2013. This …

RIM: The end may not be nigh [opinion]

We’ve all heard the horror stories. BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is on the ropes – with low profit, a distinct lack of apps in their App World and ridiculous developer videos being published. That’s not even mentioning their current line-up of phones, which I think (along with …

Have Microsoft and RIM left it too late?

On Tuesday Comscore published their latest figures on market share in the US.The statistics relate to quarter 3 2012 and do not take account of the launch of iPhone 5. Once again Google and Apple have seen percentage gains, Apple saw their market share grow by 2.4% to …