Jan 30th, 2013
We wrote last week that BlackBerry 10 would need some of the top apps in the ecosystem if it would be able to take on the iPhone. Research In Motion — now BlackBerry — unveiled some of those apps at its big launch event for the BlackBerry 10 phones today. It got most of it […]...
Nov 14th, 2012
Monica Mark, The Guardian In Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, Africa’s three biggest economies, BlackBerrys outsold smartphone competitors this quarter “What’s your BB pin?” The question is the ultimate social status badge for many young, urban Nigerians. Standing in front of ...
Oct 23rd, 2012
Two weeks ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the company had sold its 100 millionth iPad. Today, the tech giant is hoping to snap up even more of that market share with its highly-anticipated iPad Mini. The announcement came at the same time as the fourth-generation iPad, also announced today (probably...
Sep 20th, 2012
by Ahmed Olayinka Sule, CFA Many, some or all of you may be concerned, horrified or outraged that I have used the ‘M’ word as part of the title for this paper. However, before disregard this paper and any future article that proceeds from this author, please lend me your ears. Prior to the [&h...
May 3rd, 2012
Smartphones are clearly the future of phones, and of mobile computing. Last year, an estimated 19% of all phones sold, or 472million, were smartphones. That is expected to double to 982million by 2015. Currently, most cellphones being sold are so-called feature phones, many of which can’t acces...
Dec 4th, 2011
The whistleblowing website Wikileaks has begun releasing sensational information on the multi billion dollar global spying industry. The database contains hundreds of documents shining a light on the methods being used by secret services all over the world. Mass interception of entire populations is ...