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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Apple CarPlay Infotainment System Runs on BlackBerry’s QNX

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Apple has announced their “iOS in a car” initiative dubbed CarPlay. Apple said today that Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo will unveil vehicles with the CarPlay infotainment system this week at the Geneva Auto Show. Other auto manufacturers are lining up to include Apple CarPlay in future vehicles. Some of these auto manufacturers include BMW, Ford, General…

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BlackBerry Board Refused To Break Up the Company Despite Interest From Apple and Microsoft

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The more time passes the more we learn about what happened within the process of BlackBerry’s attempt of selling itself. We now know that the company has decided to stay independent and try to straight the ship by itself. According to sources Reuters reported that the company gathered plenty of  interest from different suitors which…

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BlackBerry’s Biggest Problem Is Not Its Phones

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The world we live in is full of products with incredibly recognizable brands. Not only are these brands well-known, they are synonymous with all sorts of positive feelings and activities in our lives. When you hold a “Nike” product in your hand, you immediately see yourself living an active lifestyle. When you see a can…

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley Reportedly Interested in Bid for BlackBerry

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A lot of rumors have been circling since BlackBerry announced it would consider possible buy out options. Shortly thereafter, Prem Watsa resigned from the BlackBerry board of directors, and his company Fairfax Financial put in an official bid for BlackBerry at $4.7 Billion. Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial has to pull together the funding for the…

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