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Still want a BlackBerry? Hell, yes!

BlackBerry, once the must-have device for the sweaty palms of executives and wannabe executives everywhere, has seen its global share of the smartphone market fall to below 1%. So would you still buy this unpopular phone? If you live in parts of Africa, India or Indonesia

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 77 – ‘BackBerry?’

It’s BlackBerry, BlackBerry and more BlackBerry in the latest episode of TalkCentral, TechCentral’s weekly technology podcast hosted by Duncan McLeod and Craig Wilson. The launch of BlackBerry 10 by the company once known as Research in Motion, certainly dominated the news this week. But

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BlackBerry cuts the BIS

BlackBerry’s new devices are too data intensive to use the company’s flat rate – and heavily compressed – BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS), provoking concern from South African BlackBerry lovers that it will be much more expensive to use the

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Liebenberg looks north for Vodacom

After a short stint at Telkom, former Samsung South Africa MD Deon Liebenberg has been appointed managing executive for Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE) and international business at Vodacom Business. Liebenberg takes up the new position on Friday. Liebenberg also previously headed

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Meet the new BlackBerrys

BlackBerry 10, the cornerstone of the turnaround strategy of the company known until Wednesday as Research in Motion, has landed. And along with it are two brand new BlackBerry devices, a touch-screen model, the Z10, and a hybrid keyboard and touch version, the Q10. The Z10 is expected

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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

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FNB launches app for BlackBerry 10

First National Bank apparently believes that Research in Motion’s (RIM’s) new BlackBerry 10 (BB10) operating system is going to be a big success in South Africa, even if some analysts don’t. The bank, which is yet

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RIM lifts skirt on SA music service

Research in Motion (RIM), the Canadian company that develops BlackBerry smartphones, has announced that its rebranded BlackBerry World content portal will carry music for South African consumers. Customers in the US, UK and Canada will also have access to movies and television shows when

Jan Dawson
BB10 is not RIM’s salvation

Two major factors have worked against Canada’s Research in Motion (RIM) in the past two years: companies are no longer buying the majority of smartphones sold today, and individuals overwhelmingly choose devices other than BlackBerrys when they make buying decisions. Both of these have

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BlackBerry’s last roll of the dice

Next Wednesday, a week from now, Canada’s Research in Motion (RIM) will launch its new BlackBerry smartphones and its completely redesigned operating system, BlackBerry 10 (BB10) in one of the biggest product unveilings in the technology industry in years. For RIM, everything is riding on

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