Creative have somewhat been quiet in the recent years, slipping behind many of their competitors, including Apple and Cowon. Now, they have launched their latest line up of come-back products, and one of their flagship is the speakers – The Creative Roar. Whilst the speaker market is too, getting crowded, especially due to the influx of China un-branded speakers and thanks to X-Mini’s innovation for the hamburger styled speakers, Creative is hoping to get its name back as a premier brand in this segment.
Today, BlackBerry announced their first step into the medical field. BlackBerry will be taking a stake in NantHealth, which is a start-up that is working on various pieces of the digital health market, including connecting medical devices and the sharing of digital health records. This also means that future BlackBerry devices will be used to support NantHealth’s medical software, known as the clinical Operating System (cOS), and of course, the use BBM Protected to allow for secure communication between doctors and patients. Continue reading
At the latest gathering with reporters, John Chen and John Sim has said that BlackBerry is going to keep making high-end, QWERTY phones, with just a few touch-screen models. At the gathering, John Chen reiterated his dedication to the handset market. Unfortunately though, don’t expect to see inexpensive BlackBerrys popping up on U.S shelves before 2016, but hopefully, it will land here in Singapore. Continue reading
Desktop video chat will soon be coming to the enterprise version of BlackBerry Messenger (eBBM), however, nothing yet to the consumer version, according to John Chen and John Sim (Head of BlackBerry Global Enterprise Services). Coming together with BES 12, it will also be available on cloud deployment, Windows Phone and Microsoft Office 365. But, yes, unfortunately, we won’t be getting this love as a consumer, just yet. Continue reading
Last month, or more than 3 weeks ago, BlackBerry won an injunction against Typo for its Typo Keyboard products. However, with the injunction coming into effect only on Friday, it seems like Ryan Seacrest is desperate to milk cash out of this first. Which is why, BlackBerry is now seeking to halt the sales immediately. Continue reading
On the heels of the heartbleed exposure, BlackBerry has released a service guidance detailing its exposure to its products. Good news is that BlackBerry’s main products are not affected. Bad news is, Android, iOS are affected. Continue reading
In addition to the news that BlackBerry is not giving up on the handset business, John Chen has also discussed a little on the company’s future with Fox Business Network. I am glad that John took the time to quickly address this and that Fox Business Network really asked the key crucial questions for us. So kudos to Fox Business Network! Continue reading
After this morning’s crazy news, with no thanks to Reuters, John Chen is busy trying to amend it, with no apparent help from Reuters. Now, John has just went on live with Fox News, and again, he reiterates this very crucial point as well as other matters for BlackBerry. Check it out! Continue reading