With all the news about high ranking official leaving Microsoft, here’s some good news on an experience hand joining the company. BlackBerry Vice President is back at Redmond after a period of 14 years. Alec Saunders has just left the Canadian maker of mobile phones. And he is now back at Microsoft, the company where...

One of the more anticipated apps on Microsoft’s mobile platform, BBM for Windows Phone is on track for arrival in the coming weeks, and things are moving fast ahead of release. The official client made an appearance on the Windows Phone Store recently, only to be tagged as a private beta. And now BlackBerry has...

It appears that Windows Phone users are about to be treated with another big release soon. BlackBerry is ready to release its successful BBM messaging service for the platform. The company confirmed the release of this official client during the July to August timeframe. And true to this promise, the BBM app launched...

I guess that will be one less app from the list of missing applications on the Windows Phone platform, as word is that BBM for Windows Phone is very much upon us. After what seem like countless rumors, we now have a set release window. July. Obviously, BlackBerry launched the service on iOS and Android more than a...

Formerly known as RIM, BlackBerry has had a troubling couple of years. Its current market share stands at an abysmal 0.8% worldwide, and is expected to tumble even further in the near future. But surprisingly, BlackBerry is still the preferred choice for consumers in the United Kingdom — over Windows Phone, that is....

There are only a few certainties in life, and one is that the majority of the corporate and enterprise user base of BlackBerry is going to transition over to Windows Phone in the near future. In fact, the UK, often said to be BlackBerry’s most important market, is already doing so. Microsoft’s mobile platform is...

The race for the third ecosystem of choice is almost done and dusted. BlackBerry’s new CEO John Chen recently remarked that his company had a 50/50 chance of survival on its own. And it’s easy to see why — the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 are unable to compete where it matter. Instead, wireless carriers around the world are...

As part of its MWC 2014 press conference earlier today, Nokia confirmed that BBM was in development for its Lumia line of smartphones. And now BlackBerry has issued the official statement on the matter. According to the company, BBM will soon be available on most compatible Windows Phone devices. For the uninitiated,...

The numbers are in, folks. Kantar Worldpanel has just released its latest report, and it provides a pretty clear picture of how things are in the world of mobile and smartphones. And the statistics for the three month period ending December 2013 show that the Windows Phone platform has seen massive growth across the...

Of all the different spheres of computing technologies, tablets are the ones that are said to possess the brightest future. A future, some say, is even more vibrant than what the increasingly saturated mobile and smartphone market promises. With stakes so high, it comes as no surprise that battle for tablet supremacy...