RIM defends heavyweight smartphone title

RIM continues to successfully defend its heavyweight (BlackBerry) smartphone title against various contenders, including Apple (iOS) and Google (Android).

Can Android triumph over Symbian?

By 2014, the worldwide mobile operating system (OS) market is likely to be dominated by Symbian and Android - with the two OSs accounting for approximately 59.8 percent of mobile sales.

Research In Motion acquires Documents To Go maker DataViz

Blackberry maker Research in Motion has reportedly bought mobile software company DataViz, with an eye on making mobile business applications that are exclusive to the Blackberry platform.

Palm introduces webOS 2.0

Palm has finally released a beta version of its webOS 2.0 SDK. The latest iteration of the operating system boasts some really sweet features, so come on in and check them out!

India backs down, gives Blackberry another 60 days

Although Blackberry maker Research in Motion faced threats from India of a nationwide service disruption, the country's government has decided to extend its deadline for another 60 days.

RIM files patent for rotatable keyboard

RIM may be working on a version of the Blackberry with a pull-out, rotating keyboard.

iPhone accounts for 55 percent of mobile ads

More than half of smartphone ads appear on the Apple OS, according to figures from Millennial Media, but Android is catching up fast.

Report: QNX Software to power RIM's BlackPad

An advanced operating system developed by QNX Software will reportedly power RIM's future BlackPad tablet.

Research In Motion looks to buy mobile ad company

The company behind the Blackberry brand is reportedly prepared to shell out hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire an advertising company specializing in mobile phone ads.

RIM clarifies $99 Torch price point

The cost of a single BlackBerry Torch may total $171.05, but Amazon is currently offering the smartphone at a sweet $99 price point.

Blackberry Torch price slashed in half in less than a week

Despite a large media campaign and lofty marketing speak that suggested Blackberry's Torch phone was going to revolutionize the world, deep discounts are already hitting the brand new Blackberry.

Android overtakes RIM and Apple

Android continued its triumphant march forward during the second quarter of 2010, overtaking Apple's iOS to become the third-most-popular operating system in the world.

India threatens RIM over BlackBerry security concerns

The government of India has threatened to partially shut down RIM's BlackBerry network if the company fails to satisfactorily address security concerns over certain smartphone services.

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Blackberry, details uncertain

After the high-profile ban on Blackberry service throughout the entire country of Saudi Arabia began to make waves, the phone's manufacturer has apparently been cooperative with state leaders.

200,000 Android smartphones activated per day

Did you know that at least 200,000 Android smartphones are activated on a daily basis?

Google's Android triumphs over RIM's BlackBerry

Google's Android OS has continued its meteoric rise by displacing RIM's BlackBerry and claiming first place amongst operating systems in handsets sold to US consumers.

Saudi Arabia to ban Blackberry Messenger on Friday

Unless Research In Motion is able to do something in the eleventh hour, it is going to face a devastating blow in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia has ordered that all Blackberry Messenger service must be cut.

Why the Blackberry Torch's bite is better than its bark

Research In Motion did a less than stellar job pointing out why its new Blackberry Torch is better than the iPhone or Android at a media event in New York today, but once we actually saw the device in action we think that it just might be.

Obama criticizes Middle East Blackberry ban

The Obama administration has criticized the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for threatening to ban certain BlackBerry smartphone services.

Android smartphone shipments jump 886%

Android smartphone shipments increased by a staggering 886% in Q2 2010, with companies such as HTC, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and LG offloading a record number of units.