The BlackBerry wireless e-mail device is now being used by a record 2 million subscribers, less than a year after it topped the 1 million market.
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I just read an article that talks about how Microsoft has overtaken Palm for top spot in PDA race but also goes on to mention that RIM has taken a stong hold of third place. Blackberry has quadrupled it’s share from 4.9 percent to 19.8 percent in the last year.
Dobson Cellular Systems’ Cellular One is rolling out BlackBerry services to its professional customers in rural America. The carrier plans to offer both BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Internet Service to attract both big and small business customers.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion cannot say when a U.S. court will rule on its patent infringement battle with NTP, but there have been no recent developments, its co-chief executive said on Wednesday.
Here is a cool little app for the BlackBerry that I tried out a couple of months ago on my smart phone. It is kind of like Trillian for wireless devices. I really liked the app but don’t like typing on my keypad so I didn’t stick with it. Now that it has been ported to the Blackberry it should be pretty sweet. There is a free trial at PDAapps. I will put a review up as soon as I check it out…
THE NSW Police force is testing handheld devices, including RIM BlackBerries, and will introduce the next generation of its mobile data terminals next year as part of a strategy to maximise police officers’ time on the beat.
RIM shares atwitter amid case concerns | Tech News on ZDNet: “Research In Motion shares have been fluctuating amid anticipation that a ruling over a hotly contested patent infringement case may be near–and that it could be bad news for the BlackBerry maker. “
Looks like Research in Motion’s “dot com” era like run is over. The stock had been up 50% since September and 350% over the last year. Analysts have recently downgraded the companies rating as the stock was down just over 10% today alone. I guess it was good while it lasted…
The word on the street is that Verizon will offer a Blackberry that will use their high-speed EV-DO wirless network. The cool thing is that the handset will double as a wireless modem so that you can get your laptop on the on the net with download speeds of 200-300 kps.