BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins at BlackBerry World 2013© 2013 IT World Canada

Unsold phones could mean writedown for BlackBerry

Unsold smart phones amounting to nearly $1 billion could prompt BlackBerry Ltd. to declare a major writedown when the company...

September 20th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

The BlackBerry Z30

Reports of BlackBerry layoffs dampen Z30 launch

Even as the media posted articles and photos of BlackBerry Ltd.’s Z30 smart phone yesterday, the impact of the already...

September 19th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Apple's iPhone 5S

Is a 64-bit smart phone war worth it?

A 64-bit smart phone clash between Apple Inc. and rival phone maker Samsung Electronics Co. may be underway, but will...

September 16th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Tablet shipments to overtake PCs by year’s end: IDC

Over the last couple of years tablets have been taking bites at the PC market, but tablet shipments will surpass...

September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins at BlackBerry World 2013© 2013 IT World Canada

Will BlackBerry lobby Ottawa on takeover rules?

BlackBerry Ltd. is reported to have registered to meet with lawmakers in Ottawa to discuss the Investment Canada Act, which...

September 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Apple's iPhone 5C come in five different colours

Apple shows off new iPhones

Apple Inc. today unveiled the latest iteration of its iPhone as well as a cheaper version of the smart phone...

September 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

BlackBerry Z10 costs $154 to build?

BlackBerry Z10 costs $154 to build?

The BlackBerry Z10 could cost as much as $154 per unit to build, according to estimates by UBM Techinsights of...

February 21st, 2013

Microsoft erred in mobile strategy: Bill Gates

Microsoft erred in mobile strategy: Bill Gates

Bill Gates says he’s not satisfied with the pace of innovation at Microsoft Corp. and that the software company’s mobile...

February 19th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Z10 breaks all previous BlackBerry launch sales

Z10 breaks all previous BlackBerry launch sales

Strong sales of the BlackBerry Z10 in Canada and the United Kingdom has propelled the new smart phone to break...

February 7th, 2013