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BlackBerry 10 release UK: February says RIM boss

BlackBerry 10 release UK: February says RIM boss

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BlackBerry 10 devices will go on sale around the world in February, according to Kristian Tear, chief operating officer at Research In Motion.In a series of interviews on Tuesday, Tear confirmed multiple times that although the company has announced the... >>

BlackBerry 10 launch event to be held on 30 January 2013

BlackBerry 10 launch event to be held on 30 January 2013

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BlackBerry maker RIM is to unveil its BlackBerry 10 operating system and the new phones that go with it on 30 January 2013, the company has confirmed."In building BlackBerry 10, we set out to create a truly unique mobile computing experience that constantly... >>

BlackBerry PlayBook 3G+ now on sale in the UK

BlackBerry PlayBook 3G+ now on sale in the UK

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The BlackBerry Playbook 3G+ is now available in the UK, allowing you to surf on the go.Announced earlier in the year, the new PlayBook will be virtually identical to the non-3G version, although you'll will get a speed boost with the 3G+ model because... >>

Android now has 75 per cent of the smartphone market, according to Q3 results

Android now has 75 per cent of the smartphone market, according to Q3 results

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Three out of every four smartphones shipped between July and September was an Android device, according to a new report.IDC claims Google’s operating system now accounts for exactly 75 per cent of the smartphone market, with Apple’s iOS and the BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry 10 all set for 2013 Q1 launch as over 50 operators start testing the OS

BlackBerry 10 all set for 2013 Q1 launch as over 50 operators start testing the OS

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RIM has reiterated that its new BlackBerry 10 operating system will debut in the first quarter of 2013, adding that more than 50 mobile networks across the globe have begun testing the OS. BlackBerry 10 was originally unveiled in May and was expected... >>

Nokia no longer top 5 smartphone manufacturer, as Samsung and Apple march on

Nokia no longer top 5 smartphone manufacturer, as Samsung and Apple march on

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Nokia’s precarious position in the smartphone market has been confirmed after its falling out of the top five list of smartphone manufacturers. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) and based on the latest Q3 financial reports, Nokia... >>

BlackBerry 10 L-Series given video demonstration... by RIM employee (video)

BlackBerry 10 L-Series given video demonstration... by RIM employee (video)

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Perhaps he didn’t get the memo, but a RIM employee has given a video demo of a new BlackBerry 10 L-Series device ahead of launch.The video appears to have been shot at a trade show in Mexico, with the employee giving a full demonstration of the unnamed... >>

PlayBook OS 2.1 update out, brings portrait email and other gems

PlayBook OS 2.1 update out, brings portrait email and other gems

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Research In Motion has released an update to the PlayBook - PlayBook OS 2.1 - that brings several new features and bug fixes, including the ability to check your email in portrait mode: the excitement, we know!Those lucky few who have the BlackBerry tablet... >>

BlackBerry 10 L-Series touchscreen phone in specs leak

BlackBerry 10 L-Series touchscreen phone in specs leak

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Specs purportedly belonging to RIM’s first BlackBerry 10 touchscreen phone have been leaked, providing a further insight into what we might expect from one of the phones which the manufacturer is hoping will change its floundering fortunes. The leaks... >>

New BBM features planned, but not going multi-platform yet

New BBM features planned, but not going multi-platform yet

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Research In Motion has told Pocket-lint that its BBM messaging service will be getting a stack of new features in the coming months, including the ability to make video calls and huge improvements to BlackBerry Messenger Groups."BBM is the marque feature... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #101 - BlackBerry 10, Nook tablets and TalkTalk YouView

Pocket-lint Podcast #101 - BlackBerry 10, Nook tablets and TalkTalk YouView

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It's back to normal for the podcast this week, as the Pocket-lint team turns its attention on the latest tech news, including Barnes & Noble's decision to launch two new tablets in the UK, the Nook HD and Nook HD+, alongside its eBook reader range.Plus,... >>

RIM Q2 earnings beat expectations, people still buying PlayBooks

RIM Q2 earnings beat expectations, people still buying PlayBooks

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BlackBerry maker RIM has released its Q2 earnings reports on Thursday and while it shows that the company lost more than $235 million in the last 90 days it was much better than the markets expected, sending the company's shares up by 18 per cent.In what... >>

BlackBerry 10 phones leak, meet the new Qwerty BB 10 Bold

BlackBerry 10 phones leak, meet the new Qwerty BB 10 Bold

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A promo video showing off two new BlackBerry 10 smartphones ahead of their official unveiling leaked on Vimeo briefly on Thursday night, showing us what we can expect when the new phones are "officially" launched in the new year.UPDATE: And now they are... >>

BlackBerry 10 and the Alpha Dev B pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry 10 and the Alpha Dev B pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry maker RIM has released a new developer testing device for its operating system BlackBerry 10, called the Alpha Dev B. We've had a chance to play with the new hardware and -more importantly - the latest software, to see just some of the features... >>

BlackBerry and Apple agree: It's a Post-PC era

BlackBerry and Apple agree: It's a Post-PC era

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Thorsten Heins, CEO of RIM, believes we are moving into a post-PC era, echoing comments from Apple over the past couple of years.“You won’t carry these laptops with you,” he told the roomful of journalists, all tapping away at their laptops.Heins... >>

BlackBerry 10 phones launching 21 January 2013?

BlackBerry 10 phones launching 21 January 2013?

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RIM has asked for BlackBerry 10 apps to be submitted by 21 January 2013, suggesting that could be the launch date of the new smartphones confirmed for the new year.In a slip, that could be just that, Alec Saunders, vice-president of developer relations... >>

BlackBerry 10 detailed; Flow, Peek and Hub the new buzz words

BlackBerry 10 detailed; Flow, Peek and Hub the new buzz words

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RIM has detailed more about some of the features its new operating system BB10 will have when it launches in the first couple of months of 2013.At its annual developer conference, BlackBerry Jam, in San Jose on Tuesday, the company said it was attempting... >>

Major BlackBerry outage on iPhone 5 launch day: Affects UK (now fixed)

Major BlackBerry outage on iPhone 5 launch day: Affects UK (now fixed)

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RIM has admitted to a major outage for its BlackBerry service affecting UK users acroos all networks, and those in the rest of the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.The company has sent Pocket-lint a statement and promises to keep us up to date with... >>

BlackBerry 10 L-Series smartphone sighted in multiple leaks, stripped bare

BlackBerry 10 L-Series smartphone sighted in multiple leaks, stripped bare

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With BlackBerry Jam Americas just days away, leaks of the all-touchscreen BlackBerry 10 smartphone expected to be available in the new year are coming in thick and fast.This week alone a bevy of leaked blurry shots have appeared, shedding some more light... >>

Limited Edition Gold Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

Limited Edition Gold Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

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Did you get a gold medal in the Olympics? Shame, because if the the answer is no, then you don't get to ask for one of these incredibly limited-edition Gold Bold 9900 smartphones currently being given to those who did well at the London 2012 Games.BlackBerry... >>

HTC BlackBerry 10 smartphone? Never say never, says director

HTC BlackBerry 10 smartphone? Never say never, says director

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It is common knowledge that RIM is considering licensing out its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system to other manufacturers, taking on Android and Windows Phone in the process. Company CEO Thorsten Heins has alluded to the possibility on more than... >>

BlackBerry 10 L-Series leaked image shows new user interface in all its glory

BlackBerry 10 L-Series leaked image shows new user interface in all its glory

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The World Wide Web has been give a sneak peek at what RIM’s new BlackBerry 10 L-Series will look like after a leaked image began circulating.The image is allegedly of the first BlackBerry touch device to run on RIM’s new BlackBerry 10 OS and is part... >>

Nokia Welcome Home: Lets switchers go Windows Phone quickly

Nokia Welcome Home: Lets switchers go Windows Phone quickly

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Nokia has released a new desktop app that will make it even easier for iPhone, BlackBerry or Android users to ditch their current phone and move to a Nokia Lumia."With Welcome Home, you just plug in your Lumia to your computer (Mac or PC, your choice)... >>

EXCLUSIVE: There will be six BB10 devices, we've seen two already

EXCLUSIVE: There will be six BB10 devices, we've seen two already

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Pocket-lint can exclusively reveal that there will be six BlackBerry 10 devices targeting high, mid and entry-level markets following the launch of the operating system in early 2013.In a behind-doors sneak peek, Research in Motion has given Pocket-lint... >>

HTC satisfaction down, as Samsung loyalty grows

HTC satisfaction down, as Samsung loyalty grows

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A new survey indicated that HTC and Motorola customers today are less satisfied with their smartphone compared to last year, as the upgrade path to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich takes its toll.In a recent survey of almost 15,000 people HTC and Motorola... >>

BlackBerry 10 screen resolutions confirmed

BlackBerry 10 screen resolutions confirmed

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It may not be out until next year, but RIM has announced the standard resolution specs for future BlackBerry 10 full touchscreen and keyboard devices, meaning app developers can get to work on prepping their applications.But there is a caveat. The first... >>

Rivals could release BlackBerry 10 phones before RIM's hit the shops

Rivals could release BlackBerry 10 phones before RIM's hit the shops

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RIM boss Thorsten Heins has once again implied that his company is looking to license its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system to other manufacturers. This time, however, he also hinted strongly that the licensees will be able to get their hands... >>

Windows Phone sales rise 277 per cent in a year, but still owns less than 4 per cent of smartphone market

Windows Phone sales rise 277 per cent in a year, but still owns less than 4 per cent of smartphone market

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The popularity of Windows Phone continues to grow, and that’s even before the arrival of Windows Phone 8 later this year.However, such was the gap in the market share that Microsoft’s smartphone operating system still accounts for only 3.2 per cent... >>

BB10 to be new Android? RIM considers licensing out operating system

BB10 to be new Android? RIM considers licensing out operating system

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Thorsten Heins, the RIM chief exec, has revealed that the company is considering licensing out its next BlackBerry operating system to other manufacturers in an effort to widen its reach.Speaking to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Heins claimed that because... >>

RIM working on BlackBerry 10 photo filtering suite to rival Instagram

RIM working on BlackBerry 10 photo filtering suite to rival Instagram

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RIM is working on its own version of Instagram that will come preloaded on BlackBerry 10 devices.Rather than a downloadable app, the software will be part of all BlackBerry 10 devices as standard and could even be rolled out before then as an update to... >>

A few Bold moves to change RIM's fate

A few Bold moves to change RIM's fate

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Even Simon and Garfunkel’s bridge over troubled water can’t save RIM from what seems to be a sea of bad times. Since Android took off and the iGadgets reached absurd levels of hysteria, RIM has proven consistently as exciting as Andy Murray.Then came... >>

What a BlackBerry might look like, if Microsoft bought RIM

What a BlackBerry might look like, if Microsoft bought RIM

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If you’ve been following the plight of RIM, you’ll know that some analysts feel the only way out of the company’s predicament is its being bought out. Microsoft has been touted as the most likely of investors and now a designer has pieced together... >>

Over 50 per cent of smartphone sales in Europe, US and Australia are Android

Over 50 per cent of smartphone sales in Europe, US and Australia are Android

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Market analysis company Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has released its annual smartphone sales figures which show that Android now makes up more than 50 per cent of the market in many of the largest countries in Europe, Australia and the US.In the UK, Android... >>

RIM CEO: BlackBerry will be back and better than ever

RIM CEO: BlackBerry will be back and better than ever

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RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins has been explaining why the manufacturer has pushed back the arrival of BlackBerry 10 to 2013, while admitting that he is also currently using the Samsung Galaxy S III. After a turbulent few weeks, Heins has come back fighting,... >>

BlackBerry 4G PlayBook coming before Christmas, 10-inch tablet in 2013 with BB10 claims leaked roadmap

BlackBerry 4G PlayBook coming before Christmas, 10-inch tablet in 2013 with BB10 claims leaked roadmap

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RIM looks set to pin its hopes on the success of a 4G-enabled BlackBerry PlayBook and a 10-inch tablet device as it tries to recover from poor financial results and delays to the BlackBerry 10 operating system.A leaked roadmap has emerged that suggests... >>