BlackBerry World is tomorrow but it seems some news just can’t be contained. RIM will announce and feature some of their mobile OS’ (BlackBerry 7 OS) new bells and whistles. Universal search is said to be faster, along with voice-enabled searching, and HTML 5 support. Check the source after the break for more info and a look at the new 9900. (more…)
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Ohh RIM… why do we continue to circle back to thee…. and never with good news. This morning RIM shares dropped 14% in preopen trades and may not fair too well throughout the day. This is a result of RIM’s forecast decrease in first-quarter profit outlook from $1.55 a share to $1.30 a share. RIM’s less sweaty Co-CEO Jim Balsillie said today “We are cutting over to a whole new platform with whole new products and whole new architecture… the transition right now is affecting near-term volume.” I hate to tell him, but those new products aren’t looking too promising for the long term either… new products are supposed to generate buzz about your company and lift you in the short-term, you know, when they’re good products.
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RIM is a smartphone company that dominated the market from 2004-2009 but has been missing since. They’ve released some of the world’s best smartphones but have had trouble competing with Apple and Google as the smartphone race heated up. After the release of the original iPhone in 2007 it has been a tough road for them. Their answer to the iPhone 4? (more…)