Blackberry CEO John Chen has done a decent job since he took over the Canadian company. Just last year the company was floundering, in an utter mess, and according to most on the edge of the abyss. Chen came in with a clear strategy to right the ship and while the progress is slow and still not complete, there is a sense this year that Blackberry is turning the corner.
The Nexus 6 is imminent although Google has not yet confirmed the actual launch date, but we are finding more things about it. In fact, today we have had a clearer look at the specs will be running on the Motorola built handset as it has showed up on some benchmarks and revealed what a performance beast it will be.
Apple and IBM struck a partnership earlier this year that is thought will have wide reaching effects in the business world and will put the two at the forefront of enterprise. Nothing has actually happened yet, but that's the general thinking. So, how do you combat two of the biggest players in the tech industry? Well, if you're Samsung you hit back.
The mobile scene was hardly burning today, but it was simmering through what we tend to call a slow news day. However, the Daily Burn was keeping a close eye on things and is now here to deliver you the day?s news in easy to digest chunks.
There have been some pretty monumental shifts in the law regarding unlocked phones in recent years in the US, but none as seismic as this. We have been increasingly heading to the unlocking of devices being legal, whereas now it is a grey area, and today the Cellphone Unlocking Bill has passed through the House and President Barack Obama is going to sign it off.
There have been rumours of an LG G3 Prime since the normal G3 landed just over a month ago. The company is said to have been working on a beefier version of its already stellar flagship, and the super phone G3 seems to have shown up on a Korean mail advertisement.
Wednesday brought with it news that your data on Android is not quite as gone as you thought it was, while Apple didn?t take too kindly to being the only company being told off, so quickly roped in Google. Microsoft's early days with Nokia are taking shape and what?s happening with the Google Play Store?
Yes... and the rest of what happened on Tuesday, which is our way of confessing that in terms of headline grabbing stories, it was a little flat. However, that does not mean nothing happened in the mobile arena on Tuesday, so take our hand (or not) and we'll guide you through the day's events.
It is another week in the mobile world and we are back again with the Daily Brief, your one stop shop for the top stories of the day. It was a Monday when Apple was forced to change policy in Korea, while I shed some light on Cupertino?s iPhone strategy.
The mobile news on this Thursday was dominated by tech fights, but surprisingly Apple and Samsung were not involved this time. Instead the two juggernauts let the others duke it out as Blackberry set Android in its crosshairs, Amazon took on a federal body, and HTC fought, well dwindling hopes for the future.