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Analyst Explains Why Samsung Knox Has Flopped

A year ago Samsung flooded the market with their vaporware product called Samsung Knox. This product was intended to compete with BlackBerry and take over the enterprise market by providing a secure Android solution. Now a year later the product has been a complete flop and Samsung seems to have moved on from positioning themselves…

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John Chen Lays Out “Simple Plan To Save BlackBerry” in Latest Interview

John Chen has not been shy with the media. He recently sat down for an exclusive interview with The Globe and Mail where he reveals a bit more about his “Simple Plan to Save BlackBerry.” He explains why he decided to take on the challenge of saving BlackBerry and a bit about how he plans…

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WhatsApp Taken to Task for Claiming to Value Privacy

I was waiting to see how long this would take to come out. The media has recently been playing up WhatsApp founder Jan Koum and his experience escaping Big Brother KGB privacy invasions in Soviet Ukraine. Supposedly this led to Koum’s focus on user privacy when he developed WhatsApp. Anyone who has been following the…

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WhatsApp Adding Voice to Their Service in Next Quarter

  WhatsApp is making some waves recently with their acquisition by Facebook for an obscene sum. They have now announced at Mobile World Congress that they are going to take another page out of BBM’s book and add voice calling to the WhatsApp service. This is going to come to Android and iOS first and…

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BlackBerry VP of Design, Don Lindsay, Leaves BlackBerry

  BlackBerry is really cleaning up their executive stack. Their latest departure (for unknown reasons) is Don Lindsay who was VP of Design at BlackBerry. He has been at BlackBerry since 2009 and led the acquisition of The Astonishing Tribe which defined the UI of BlackBerry 10. BlackBerry’s SVP of Design, Todd Wood, is still…

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Trend Micro Now Certifying Apps in BlackBerry World

  We told you earlier that Trend Micro was working with BlackBerry to scan apps in BlackBerry World for malware. Now BlackBerry has launched the new BlackBerry Guardian app analysis engine based on Trend Micro’s Mobile App Reputation technology. This works with both manual and automated analysis to identify malware and privacy infringing apps. The…

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Trackpad & Function Keys Rumored to Be Returning in BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry put off quite a few long time BlackBerry users when they took away the Trackpad for one handed use on BlackBerry 10. Personally I am digging the gestures but there was something to be said about the trackpad’s simplicity and efficiency. Now The Globe and Mail is reporting that BlackBerry is planning on bringing…

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BBM Coming to Windows Phone & Nokia X Platforms This Summer

BlackBerry just made their first announcement for Mobile World Congress today. They have announced that BBM is coming to Windows Phone this summer and Nokia X when the platform launches. BlackBerry is jumping all in with BBM Voice and BBM Channels support. The app will remain free which is nice. Execs had the following to…

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