Tag: Blackberry

By October 10, 2014 18 Comments Read More →

BlackBerry’s New Passport is Cool and Sexy. Is This The Beginning of a ComeBack?

BlackBerry’s new Passport is eye-catching. Women call it “sexy.” Men say it’s “cool.” And once they use it, iPhone owners apologetically concede that they “only have an iPhone.” But does that mean BlackBerry is poised to regain a dominant share of the mass handset market? Hold that thought. I’ll come back to answer that question […]

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By August 7, 2014 3 Comments Read More →

BYOD As We Know It Is Dead

“Cell phones” at work are not new. Nor are smart phones. Many credit Blackberry for inventing the concept, but few would argue that Apple with its iPhone, more than other device created this explosive phenomena called BYOD – Bring Your Own Device to work. Most of what BYOD seems to represent so far is an […]

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By September 5, 2013 8 Comments Read More →

Microsoft Buys Nokia: What Happens Next Matters Most

  Does Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia really mean a serious competitor to Google’s Android and Apple in the Mobile game? So you’ve been reading the headlines over the last few days, there are the optimists and the pessimists among you on whether or not Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia will bring a serious contender into the […]

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By June 20, 2013 4 Comments Read More →

Microsoft and Nokia: Should Kissing Cousins Marry?

Rumors are once again circulating that Nokia has a “For Sale” sign on it.
The latest rumors are nothing new citing Huawei, Lenovo and Microsoft all as potential buyers. It was Nancy Gohring’s piece over at CITEworld that prompted me to offer up an opinion. Why would Microsoft buy Nokia’s cow when it’s getting the milk […]

By March 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

BlackBerry In The Black, or Black Eye?

  Blackberry won’t be in the Black, but will its earnings give it a Black eye? Of course it may well be me who will get a black eye here…   First let me say that I think that management has done a pretty good job at getting the company operationally under control, focused and […]

By November 30, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

RIM To Manage Apple and Google Devices

RIM (re)announced its BlackBerry Mobile Fusion offering today. The intent of the solution is to simplify (unify) the management of smartphones and tablets running BlackBerry®, Google® Android® and Apple® iOS® operating systems. While many enterprises are able benefiting from expense reductions because employees are bring their own devices to work (BYOD), these same companies face a […]

By September 15, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

What Can RIM Improve Blackberry?

I think this is a very fair and accurate editorial on Blackberry products. Its actually a pleasure to see someone write about Blackberry without an axe to grind and just sort out the facts. Good work Chris Ziegler. Amplify’d from thisismynext.com Editorial: How RIM can improve BlackBerry right now Sort out Gmail and IMAP. Seriously. […]

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By July 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

RIM Fights Back: My Interview with Canada’s Global News Network

RIM’s first Beavis and Butthead moment dates as far back as 2007 when it should have asked itself why it didn’t invent the iPhone.

By May 23, 2011 1 Comments Read More →

Is RIM Done?

This time we’ve asked ourselves: Is RIM Done? Analysts are of two distinct minds on Research in Motion (RIM) – one is that RIM is done, another – that current problems are temporary and that RIM stock is a screaming buy. RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM, MGI Index= 2,396) shares continue to be under pressure, while Apple, (NASDAQ:AAPL, MGI […]