RIM Delays Bold Touch 9900/9930 Until 'Late August'
Research In Motion today indicated via its quarterly earnings report that it is delaying the launch of its BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900/9930 smartphones. Both phones were scheduled to launch during the summer, but RIM said it has been hit with production delays that will force their introduction to be postponed until the "very late part of August." RIM also indicated that it plans layoffs starting in its second fiscal quarter, though it didn't say how many employees would be let go.
BlackBerry Puts the Classic to Pasture
BlackBerry today said it will cease manufacturing the BlackBerry Classic handset. The Classic debuted in December 2014 and is one of the last devices from BlackBerry to run BlackBerry OS.
Unlocked BlackBerry Keyone Goes On Sale May 31; Sprint Version Arrives This Summer
TCL today announced that the BlackBerry Keyone, a smartphone it developed with BlackBerry Mobile, will be available to U.S. buyers starting May 31.
Google Intros 'Zero-Touch' Android Enterprise Deployments
Google today made it easier for businesses to configure and deploy Android handsets to employees with a new tool called zero-touch enrollment. Google says zero-touch lets companies configure purchased devices and ship them directly to employees completely preconfigured with corporate policies and controls all in place.
BlackBerry Confirms 'Priv' Android Slider
BlackBerry today said it will make a handset based on Google's Android operating system that also offers business users enterprise-class security features. "We are focused on making faster progress to achieve profitability in our handset business," said CEO John S.
Waiting, it's worth it...
Same situation here. I've had a Bold for over a year, and I'm happy with it. In fact, I probably won't upgrade until a QNX device comes out.
Is This The End For Me and RIM?
If you TR...
Merger Maybe - RIMM, Nokia, & MS
Perhaps RIM truly is dead.
I think if RIM just pushed this device out now and upgraded to OS 7 later when it's ready, they may keep more consumers. The longer they wait the more they get trounced by the competition.
Kind of like what Steve Jobs did with NeXT Computer's (The company he founded after leaving apple). This way they can push their pr...
I dont think we will see the Bold this year.
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a RIM phone is delayed???