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BlackBerry’s Little Gem

Has BlackBerry hit rock bottom? Look at the following chart for BlackBerry’s stock price and value. BlackBerry’s stock right now is around $6.06, which is up from $5.89 (all time low?). It is crazy. BlackBerry has millions of users, with a strong history…

The BlackBerry Ban Debacle and General Implications

And the world has suddenly gone paranoid and/or Big-Brother with RIM: In the UAE where “The issue … against BlackBerry’s super-secure encrypted services” (Reuters); In India where “Indian officials say they need to be able to intercept BlackBerry messages” (Information Week); In Indonesia…

Which BlackBerry are you?

My good friend Michael Yuan (Ringful Health) put together a quick survey on BlackBerry to better understand popular BlackBerry versions and help them prioritize their product road-map. The survey results are public so everyone can benefit from this survey: So, while we are…

Will RIM go the Android Way?

Will RIM adopt Android? A very interesting thought indeed. But why or not would RIM do such a thing? Some thoughts below: Why this would be unlikely? “Not built here” mentality — this is probably the biggest hurdle for them. There will be…

Mapping BlackBerry Software Version to Device Model

When writing software for the BlackBerry platform, one of the common questions that come up is “what BB software version (and related JDE) should I be using?” The following helps answer this question: (Source: Introduction to BlackBerry® Java® Development) Not shown above are…

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