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Topic: Research in Motion

Retailers ready BlackBerry PlayBook fire sale for holiday push

11/17/2011, 02:11 am

Retailers are getting ready to slash as much as $300 off the price of Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook in hopes of clearing out inventory this holiday season.

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Gartner: Apple's iOS lost smartphone share to Android in Q3 2011

11/15/2011, 10:11 am

With a limited number of iPhone models taking on a plethora of Android-powered handsets from multiple manufacturers, Apple's iOS actually lost market share in the worldwide smartphone market last quarter despite growing sales, according to the latest sales data from Gartner.

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'BlackBerry London' photo claims to show RIM's first BBX OS phone

11/15/2011, 09:11 am

A new photo allegedly shows Research in Motion's next-generation touchscreen BlackBerry device powered by its new BBX operating system.

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Adobe Flash fallout extends to TVs, RIM perseveres with PlayBook

11/09/2011, 11:11 pm

Adobe revealed Wednesday that its cancellation of Flash development on mobile devices will also extend to TV-related "digital home devices," while Research in Motion promised to continue in-house development of Flash for its PlayBook tablet.

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RIM suffers another BlackBerry outage as Google plans to ax Gmail app

11/09/2011, 08:11 pm

Research in Motion has seen its second BlackBerry service problem in a month, while Google plans to pull its popular Gmail app for the platform.

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Adobe confirms it will no longer develop Flash for mobile browsers

11/09/2011, 10:11 am

Adobe on Wednesday confirmed that it will no longer develop its Flash Player for mobile platforms like Android, and will instead pour its efforts into creating Adobe AIR applications for native storefronts like Apple's iOS App Store.

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Adobe rumored to be abandoning work on mobile Flash player

11/09/2011, 01:11 am

Adobe has briefed its employees on the company's plans to abandon development of Flash player for mobile browsers in a blow to Google Android and Research in Motion PlayBook tablets, according to a new report.

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Apple remains top US smartphone maker as iPhone holds 28% share

11/03/2011, 09:11 am

With the iPhone representing 28 percent of smartphones in the U.S., Apple is still the No. 1 domestic smartphone manufacturer, according to the latest data from Nielsen.

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Apple's iPhone remains top device for mobile ad impressions

10/25/2011, 07:10 am

New data shows the iPhone and iPad ranked first in various mobile advertising statistics for the third quarter of 2011, though Apple's iOS had a 28 percent total share of mobile ad impressions -- or half of the 56 percent seen by Android devices.

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Apple, Google gain in US smartphone share as RIM, Microsoft continue slide

10/05/2011, 04:10 pm

Apple's iPhone continues to gain market share in the U.S., now representing 27.3 percent of handsets, while competitors RIM, Microsoft and Nokia continue to slip.

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Adobe keynote coincides with Apple's 'Let's talk iPhone' event

09/30/2011, 10:09 pm

Adobe is planning to hold a keynote on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. Pacific, the same date and time of Apple's highly-anticipated press event, where the company is expected to announce a next-generation iPhone.

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Nielsen: Apple's iOS holds at 28% in US as Android rises to 43% smartphone share

09/26/2011, 02:09 pm

Android's market share gains in the U.S. continue to come at the expense of its competitors, except for Apple, which held steady at 28 percent despite the lack of a new iPhone model, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.

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Patent suit targets Apple, 26 others over wireless transactions

09/23/2011, 10:09 am

Apple is one of a long list of companies accused of patent infringement in a new lawsuit related to wireless recording of transactions.

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Gartner projects Apple's iPad to maintain 50% market share through 2014

09/22/2011, 11:09 pm

Apple's iPad will continue to dominate the tablet market, maintaining more than 50 percent market share through 2014, according to a new analysis.

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Apple's iPhone has 89% retention rate, next nearest hardware is HTC at 39%

09/22/2011, 11:09 am

A whopping 89 percent of iPhone owners have indicated they will stick with Apple for their next handset, dwarfing all other hardware makers, according to a new survey.

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RIM's PlayBook manufacturer cutting production lines as sales slump

09/21/2011, 02:09 am

After sales of Research in Motion's PlayBook tablet slumped last quarter, Quanta Computer has laid off about 1,000 workers working on production lines set up specifically for the device, according to a new report.

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Apple's iPhone 5 expected to 'steamroll' RIM's BlackBerry 7 phones

09/16/2011, 10:09 am

Following a poor earnings report this week, Research in Motion's woes are expected to continue with the impending launch of Apple's fifth-generation iPhone.

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Apple seen in 'no rush' to release iPad 3 as competitors struggle

09/16/2011, 08:09 am

Apple reportedly has prototypes for its third-generation iPad already circling in its supply chain, but no new model is expected to arrive this year as a true second-place tablet has yet to emerge.

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Steve Jobs resignation has little effect on Apple product demand - report

09/13/2011, 09:09 pm

Consumer demand for Apple products is unlikely to be impacted by the resignation of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, says one of two new studies, while the other reaffirms that the iPad will continue “dominating” the enterprise tablet market for the foreseeable future.

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Apple forecast to lead 2011 smartphone shipments with 86.4M iPhones

09/06/2011, 08:09 am

Apple is projected to lead all smartphone shipments at the conclusion of 2011 with 86.4 million units, an 82 percent increase from 2010.

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