The Inevitable Happens! Blackberry Sold To Fairfax Financial Holding For $4.7 Bn

The Inevitable Happens! Blackberry Sold To Fairfax Financial Holding For $4.7 Bn

The troubled Canadian smartphone maker Blackberry has agreed to be acquired by a consortium led by a Canadian based financial holdings company Fairfax Financial Holding for $4.7 Bn. The deal is still under due diligence and regulatory approval. Fairfax Financial Holding has a 6-week window for due-diligence during which Blackberry can still shop for betterMore…

Fake BBM Android App Fiasco Exposes The Lack of Google Play Store Policing

Fake BBM Android App Fiasco Exposes The Lack of Google Play Store Policing

Ever since Blackberry announced the launch of its instant messaging service-BBM on other mobile operating systems, there has been quite an interest in the users especially previous Blackberry users to try the BBM app on their android phones. To capitalize on the potential user interest, Samsung had infact gone out to claim exclusive 3 monthMore…

CyanogenMod turns into CyanogenMod Inc. – A company

CyanogenMod turns into CyanogenMod Inc. – A company

For those who do not know, CyanogenMod is a group of people who felt that Google could do better on their OS. As Android is Open Source, they decided to do something about it and thus launched CyanogenMod – a forked OS which can be installed on your Android phone which will give it capabilitiesMore…

Samsung Claims A 3 month exclusive on BBM For Android, Blackberry Denies

Samsung Claims A 3 month exclusive on BBM For Android, Blackberry Denies

Smartphone brands and their social media departments seem to be working overtime. In the latest potential goof up, Samsung Nigeria tweeted this, YES WE DID!!!! Available frm Friday RT @supersanusi: If Samsung really did get the 3 month exclusive like I heard, that would be something — Samsung Mobile NG (@samsungmobileng) September 16, 2013 TheMore…

Blackberry launches 9720; A mid-price phone for the Indian market!! The Jokes Never End

Blackberry launches 9720; A mid-price phone for the Indian market!! The Jokes Never End

Just when you think that things could get more weird in the smartphone market, expect Blackberry to pull a crazy on you. With Blackberry’s fortunes in the smartphone market already dwindling, the company has unlike Apple chosen to target the Indian smartphone market with a mid-price segment phone in the form of Blackberry 9720 pricedMore…

Nokia US Trolls Apple On Twitter

Nokia US Trolls Apple On Twitter

It seems that there is no end to Nokia’s theatrics. If the recent tweet by Nokia Germany aimed at Samsung was not enough, Nokia US twitter account is now trolling Apple based on today’s announcements by Apple as part of its event. Nokia US account first tweeted out this image to take pot shots atMore…

Apple continues to ignore India despite the growing smartphone market

Apple continues to ignore India despite the growing smartphone market

Well, Apple’s indifference with India continues as the recently concluded Apple event furthered the notion that India is still on Apple’s radar as a key market for its products. Despite speculations that Apple might announce a cheaper iPhone variant targeted at emerging markets, nothing of that sort happened. Yes, Apple did announce a cheaper iPhoneMore…

Apple’s 10 Sept Event In Numbers

Apple’s 10 Sept Event In Numbers

The recently concluded Apple’s 10 September event showcased a lot of new things both on the hardware and the software side of things from Apple. While the coverage of the event has been extensive what with the the launch of iPhone 5C, newer and better iPhone 5S and much more, we decided to sort throughMore…