Not to rip on RIM, but maybe it's time the corporate suits in charge think completely outside of the box for its next BlackBerry. One such idea is the BlackBerry Empathy, a crystalline shaped smartphone that focuses on human emotions and social networks and less on email.
How do you top the iPad? Well, adding features Apple's tablet lacks is a good start, and BlackBerry makers Research in Motion's upcoming PlayBook is doing just that with front and rear cameras for video chat. That, and the company also wants the PlayBook to come in at under $500.
Has BlackBerry's chief designer been living under a rock for the last five years? Because looking at the new BlackBerry Style, you might think that they simply handed someone a Blackberry Bold and an old Motorola Razr, and told them to mash it together into one phone.
Motorola, energized by the success of its Droid smartphones, is taking on some big fish. The company's just-announced Droid Pro is clearly targeting RIM's BlackBerry phones and their vast business user base, and Moto thinks it has the key ingredient to do it: security.
This is clearly the year of the tablet, with every major player prepping some sort of competitor to Apple's iPad. The latest: BlackBerry, with the PlayBook tablet.
No. RIM's new "best-ever" BlackBerry, the BlackBerry 9800 Torch, may be that, but at most it will will staunch the bleeding of BlackBerry defectors.
Thermostats that you can set independently for different times of the day, or even control from your smart phone, aren't exactly news, but the Allure Mobile system takes this thinking one step further by automating the whole process.
Today Microsoft unveiled Phone 7, the latest version of their Windows Mobile platform, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain. Microsoft may have been making operating systems for portable devices since long before they actually had phones in them,...
We never thought we'd be writing about Google Voice on the iPhone without reporting grim casualty figures from the battle that must have ensued for the companies to get to that point, but turns out Google doesn't really need to...
By the time the Chevy Volt electro-carriage rolls out to its first lucky drivers late next year, it'll be iPhone- and BlackBerry-smart. At the L.A. Auto Show, a Chevy suit flashed the above slide, revealing a BlackBerry displaying the Chevy...