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BlackBerry 10: how it came to be

BlackBerry 10 (BB10) certainly delivered on one of maker BlackBerry’s promises: the new operating system is startlingly different, not only to its predecessor BlackBerry 7, but also to anything else out there. Vivek Bhardwaj, head of BlackBerry’s software portfolio, tells TechCentral that there

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BlackBerry ‘can’t stand still again’

With its new BlackBerry 10 (BB10) platform, Canada’s BlackBerry isn’t simply looking to silence its critics by offering a smartphone as good as anything else on the market. It also wants the operating system to be the frontrunner in what CEO Thorsten Heins calls “the move from mobile

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Heins hints at new BlackBerry 7 device

The BlackBerry 7 (BB7) operating system isn’t likely to disappear any time soon, and neither is the flat-rated and unlimited Internet and e-mail proposition, the BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS), that has made BB7-powered devices so popular in emerging markets. In fact, BlackBerry

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BlackBerry could license BB10

BlackBerry hasn’t ruled out the possibility of licensing its new operating system, BlackBerry 10 (BB10), to other smartphone manufacturers if the business model and timing for such a move were right. “Licensing is part of our strategic review and we’re looking into this,” Heins tells TechCentral at BlackBerry’s Canadian

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Backspace: the new BlackBerry 10

In case you missed his first contribution last week, Jerm (also known as Jeremy Nell) has joined the TechCentral editorial team. Jerm, whose current affairs cartoons are widely talked about, is contributing an exclusive tech-focused weekly cartoon, called Backspace

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BlackBerry 10: ‘This is it’

“This is it. This is the moment we have all been waiting for.” With those words, Research in Motion (RIM) South African MD Alexandra Zagury kicked off the Johannesburg launch of BlackBerry 10 (BB10), the operating system that RIM hopes will help