Posts Tagged ‘Blackberry’

Grabbing headlines is still fairly easy for a CEO of a global top 250 company.  You simply have to say something very provocative in the media.  Sadly, this isn’t necessarily the same as saying something influential (e.g. providing thought leadership), career progressing, or even likely to be well informed. Blackberry used to be a highly […]


HP saw their future in Palm Palm had a track record of quality smartphones using their webOS and bet the farm in developing the Palm Pre range. While critics loved them, consumers gave them a tepid response and Palm achieved only a 1.5% global market share in 2009; posting a financial loss for 11 straight […]


Gartner have published a forecast of smartphone device sales up to 2015 that indicates a continuing trend of market share growth for the Android operating system. The forecast asserts that Android will be pre-installed on just under 50% of all smartphone devices by 2012; as the os spreads down the price chain to feature on […]


A new technology has been developed by Blackberry owner Reasearch In Motion and Vitamins Design that indents mobile text messages temporarily into skin. The idea was inspired by the need to discreetly read messages from your Blackberry during meetings, or other occasions, where taking out the handset to read your message would be inappropriate. Weird […]


Following up on the Nokia news yesterday, the big reveal today is the new partnership between Microsoft and Nokia. Read more: Here Nokia developed their Symbian platform (the old Psion os warhorse) into a reasonably capable smartphone operating system. But Nokia were planning to progress into further development and adoption of their Maemo operating system […]


FIVE have picked up the ABC series FlashForward in the UK (thank you Dawn Airey). It’s an enjoyable show that has the critics in the States raving. The acting talent on-hand are excellent and the series pace is less frantic or cryptic than Lost, but still enjoyable. The cast is headed by Joseph Fiennes and […]


David Katz, vice president of the Americas at Yahoo Mobile in California provided some interesting info today on Mobile Marketer in the US. While announcing that Subway, Toyota and Blackberry have bought the mobile phone ad inventory for the NFL season across all of Yahoo’s various fantasy football platforms. He also discussed how he believes […]



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