IBM Partners With BlackBerry for BES10 Hosting in EMEA

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Despite the media frenzy surrounding the Apple/IBM alliance, new information regarding BES10 hosting sheds some light on another side of the equation. IBM’s German subsidiary will one of the partners to offer BES10 hosting services in the EMEA region. BES10 hosting allows enterprises to tap into the BES infrastructure without the need for managing the…

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BlackBerry Comments on Apple, IBM Enterprise Partnership

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Yesterday, it was announced that IBM and Apple will form a comprehensive enterprise mobility partnership, where Apple and IBM plan to develop 100+ “industry-specific enterprise solutions,” including new iPhone and iPad apps. One of the targeted markets include mobile device management (MDM), which is BlackBerry’s bread and butter. We speculated whether or not this would cause any…

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Could the Apple, IBM Enterprise Partnership Hurt BlackBerry?

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IBM and Apple announced today a comprehensive enterprise mobility partnership, where Apple and IBM plan to develop 100+ “industry-specific enterprise solutions,” including new iPhone and iPad apps. The apps will begin to arrive this fall, and IBM will resell iPhones and iPads containing the new apps to clients worldwide. The two companies also plan to…

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BlackBerry 10 vs Apple iOS 8 in Enterprise

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BlackBerry is back with another fact check article. This time, it is shows BlackBerry 10 versus Apple’s iOS 8 in the enterprise sector. BlackBerry says: “BlackBerry will remain the device of choice for those who value security and productivity. Our legacy is in enterprise-grade secure devices, and with BlackBerry 10 we offer the best device for…

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Apple’s iOS 8 ‘Quick Reply’ Mimics BlackBerry 10

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Apple is currently announcing new products and sales figures at WWDC 14. Apple has announced some great new features for Mac OS X by way of the new 10.10 Yosemite and its ‘Continuity’ between devices. This sounds a lot like BlackBerry Blends. Apple even picked up another feature off of BlackBerry 10, with the new…

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This Hacker Just Proved Why You Should Stick With BlackBerry

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Most BlackBerry users are BlackBerry users for the smartphones’ most notable feature: security. BlackBerry 10 and legacy BBOS is nearly impenetrable, as two of the most secure enterprise and consumer smartphone operating systems of choice. Unfortunately, for your friends with an Apple iPhone or iPad, who live in Australia or New Zealand, they haven’t enjoyed such security….

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If Apple and BlackBerry Made a Phone, it Would Look Like This

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While we’re on a roll with the BlackBerry Windermere ‘Q30′ concept renders, here’s yet another. This Q30 concept image showcases the device in a slightly different form factor, but still encompassing the 3 row keyboard. Essentially, this concept looks as if Apple and BlackBerry co-oped on its ornamental design. This particular Q30 render has it with rounded…

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Apple iOS 7 Email Attachments Aren’t Even Encrypted

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Moved away from BlackBerry to an iPhone or iPad at your business? You’ll be sad to know that iOS 7 has another massive security flaw, with potentially dire consequences to data loss mitigation. Even the recent iOS 7.1.1 update, meant to fix any security flaws, is affected. The email attachment encryption for iOS 7 and higher…

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Apple Tries Hiring Sebastien Marineau-Mes, BlackBerry’s SVP of Software

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BlackBerry’s SVP of Software, Sebastien Marineau-Mes, is leaving the company for its evil fruit competitor — Apple. That’s at least what Marineau-Mes is trying to do, but has currently been blocked due to his contract. Rulings from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice document, shows Marineau-Mes started discussing his departure by September 2013. BlackBerry then offered him the position…

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