The United States Department of Defense will be ordering 650,000 units of devices from Apple to replace BlackBerry devices that they are currently using. The reason for this is that the old devices that they have now is not compatible with the latest BlackBerry 10 OS after the sequester is done.
The details of the orders that the US Department of Defense is going to order are 120,000 units of iPads, 100,000 units of iPad mini, 200,000 units of iPod Touch, and 210,000 units of iPhones. In an interview with Electronista, they said that half of . . . → Read More: US Department of Defense Orders 650,000 Devices from Apple
BlackBerry Z10, the recently released smartphone from RIM, had its latest boost in stock after Chief Executive Officer Thorsten Heins stated that the new BB Z10 are off to a good start in Canada, its hometown.
On Wednesday, Heins noted in a keen statement that the new smartphones had a record-high on its very first day of release in Canada. BlackBerry Z10 sales surged to over fifty percent. This figure is better compared to any launches they had for BlackBerry phones in the same country. In the U.K., the demand is also high with its sales three times better compared . . . → Read More: BlackBerry Z10 boosts in stock
After the big reveal of Research In Motion, the BlackBerry maker, BB Z10 is reported to be selling in high records for the first week that it’s out in the market in both Canada and Britain.
BlackBerry Z10′s biggest test will be on March when it will be released on sale in the U.S.
The new smartphone for RIM is a touch-screen phone which is already gotten a good start in Britain. This is the biggest compared to the other models of BlackBerry.
The company noted that BlackBerry’s Z10 is making it three times more than the prior models. . . . → Read More: BlackBerry Z10 sales high in Britain and Canada
Which is better: iPhone5 or BlackBerry Z10?
Earlier this week, RIM has launched its newest gadget, a smartphone BlackBerry Z10 and has accumulated a lot of interest from tech experts and consumers, cheers to several enhancements in its features. Regardless of all the interest, there’s still a million out there who want to know the comparison between Apple’s iPhone5 and RIM’s BB Z10.
A remarkable feature is that the newest phone from BlackBerry has a slightly larger display compared to iPhone5′s display. The BB Z10′s sharper display with 355 ppi in comparison to iPhone5′s 326 ppi.
For the first time, . . . → Read More: iPhone5 vs. BlackBerry Z10
AT&T has already started selling Windows 8 Phone — Lumia 920 and 820 on the 9th of November. Meanwhile Verizon made the smartphones available already for preorder.
Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 are the first Windows 8 smartphones to be run on the new OS and is available on the AT&T network. On that same day, Verizon also started to take Windows 8 smartphones’ preorders such as the Windows Phone 8X by HTC, Samsung ATIV Odyssey, and Nokia 822.
Nokia was desperately needing the arrival of Windows Phone 8 so that the latest smartphones could start to go on sale. . . . → Read More: AT&T, Verizon on selling Windows 8 smartphones
RIM or Research in Motion, the maker of Blackberry, started its Blackberry Jam Americas 2012 tour with a blast by launching a redesigned store for its App World and providing an incentive of $10,000 for developers.
The company has once became the leader in the lucrative smartphone market. But when Apple and Samsung entered the picture, it has fallen behind yet still desires to get back on the phase as they are introducing the new Blackberry 10 platform and smartphones.
The American leg of Blackberry started at San Jose, California on Tuesday with an audience of more than 1,500, most . . . → Read More: RIM offers $10k for developers creating app for BB10