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Worldwide smartphone sales reached 336 million units in 1Q says Gartner

Worldwide smartphone sales to end users reached 336 million units, an increase of 19.3 per cent during the first quarter (1Q) of 2015, according to market research firm Gartner, Inc. This growth was led by strong smartphone sales in emerging markets (excluding China); the fastest growing regions were emerging Asia/Pacific, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East and North Africa. Due ...

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Gartner: Samsung lost No. 1 position to Apple in Global Smartphone Market in Q4

Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users had a record fourth quarter of 2014 with an increase of 29.9 percent from the fourth quarter of 2013 to reach 367.5 million units, according to market research firm Gartner, Inc. Gartner claims that Samsung lost the No. 1 spot to Apple in the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2014 ...

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Celcom exclusively offer the Blackberry Passport from RM788

Celcom Axiata Berhad is exclusively offering the all-new BlackBerry Passport with Celcom First postpaid plans from RM788. As one of the BlackBerry partner in Malaysia, Celcom customers will be amongst the first to enjoy the all new iconic BlackBerry Passport smartphone exclusively with Celcom from 11 October until 31 October from as low as RM788 with the Celcom First plan ...

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Viber now available on BlackBerry 10 platform, redesigned for iPhone

Viber, the VoIP company that was recently acquired by Rakuten, announce the release of its mobile app for BlackBerry 10. The company also announced the release of its redesigned iPhone app for iOS 7, bringing multiple enhancements to iPhone users. Both the iPhone and BlackBerry apps have been enhanced with new features that expand the functionality of the platform. Importantly, ...

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WeChat gets TRUSTe Certification for Privacy & Security

WeChat, a mobile social communication application for smartphones, announced that its website and mobile apps have been certified by TRUSTe, a leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company that provides privacy assessments, certifications, monitoring tools, and compliance controls. The certification covers WeChat in five different mobile operating systems (Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone).

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U Mobile to offer Blackberry services

It appears that U Mobile has signed up with Research in Motion and would offer the Blackberry service soon. Reliable sources close to the deal said that it may take about a month or two for U Mobile to offer the Blackberry service.

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Why people still use BlackBerrys

It’s the smartphone everyone owns — and no one seems to like. Peek into any executive conference room in America, and you’re bound to see one — or a dozen — of these anachronistic smartphones: BlackBerrys, their keys clicking like rain on a tin roof. Those red lights flashing, training their owners to pick them up on a second’s notice: ...

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RIM should protect governments against themselves

Comment by Steve Hodgkinson, Research Director at Ovum Several countries in the Middle East have threatened to ban the BlackBerry service because it enables citizens to have secret conversations and peruse the web with privacy. This will be the start of a test of RIM’s commitment to maintaining a global secure email service. However, governments should be careful what they ...

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Screenshots of BlackBerry OS 6.0

If you’re a fan of Blackberry, this may be interesting for you. BGR managed to obtain some screenshots and details of the upcoming BlackBerry OS 6.0- A more user friendly interface, homescreen, browser and music player.

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RIM’s fiscal year 2010 up 35% to $14.95 billion (Press Release)

Revenue Revenue for the fiscal year 2010 was $14.95 billion, up 35% from $11.07 billion last year.  Revenue for Q4 was $4.08 billion, up 18% from $3.46 billion in the same quarter of last year. Units Shipped Year over year shipments of BlackBerry smartphones increased over 40% to 37 million units, with 10.5 million BlackBerry smartphones shipped in Q4 alone. ...

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DiGi Blackberry Curve 8520 for RM549

DiGi is offering the Blackberry Curve 8520 at RM549. There is probably a contract and you might need to subscribe to the DiGi Internet Unlimted plan at RM58/month.

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Viigo now part of Blackberry maker RIM

Research In Motion has acquired Viigo, a developer of software that delivers syndicated content to mobile phones especially Blackberry.

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Celcom LEDC Contest for BlackBerry Applications

Under League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge (LEDC), Celcom will launch a contest for Blackberry developers, in conjunction with the launch of Blackberry App World in Malaysia The contest will run from 1 May until 30 June 2010. Winning developers will have their applications developed under the guidance and mentoring of industry experts, followed by an opportunity for an exclusive revenue ...

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Blackberry App World available in Malaysia

I have mentioned this before, today Research in Motion has officially made available the Blackberry App World in Malaysia. At the moment you can only download free apps. RIM did not say when users can start downloading paid apps form the Blackberry App World. Other countries that will also get the Blackberry App World include  South Korea, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, ...

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Push Service for Blackberry developers

Now Blackberry developers could use the BlackBerry Push Service from Blackberry to “Push” their own contents. It won’t be just email anymore. The Push notifications(up to 8KB) will allow Blackberry user to receive immediate updates on all their push-enabled apps such as weather, news, sports, stocks and much more.

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