The BlackBerry PlayBook ably showcases RIM's powerful new mobile operating system, but its middling size diminishes many of its best features.
BlackBerry lovers who can get past the rookie mistakes will find a polished-looking OS that's packed with interesting and useful features, but happy Android and iOS users won't find a reason to switch.
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After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.
BlackBerry Messenger's scattered design and basic features keep it behind the competition.
The company partners with Samsung to modify a Galaxy Tab tablet with high-security software, as the firms go after business and government customers.
Playbook, take 2? "It's on my mind," says CEO John Chen. But it wouldn't be a tablet for tablet's sake -- it would have to be "iconic."
Unveiled at MWC 2015, the BlackBerry Leap runs the new 10.3.1 OS, and is equipped with a 5-inch HD display and 8-megapixel camera.
We have seen the future and it includes an iris-scanning smartphone and luggage that can weigh itself. Check out the rest of the impressive tech from day two of Mobile World Congress 2015.
By making the app store for its own OS available nearly everywhere, the electronics giant may be trying to tempt more developers into creating apps for the platform.
The latest update to the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system also adds such features as a digital assistant -- a la Siri and Cortana -- and a meeting mode.