BlackBerry Pulls the Plug on Older Devices

by Bob Raikes

What They Say BlackBerry announced that it would discontinue its service on its classic, non-Android phones. At one time the firm had 20% of the global smartphone market with sales of more than 50 …

Tags:BlackBerry| Smartphones

What Bob Saw on the Net 07/02/2020

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Apple …

Tags:5G| Apple| Augmented Reality| BlackBerry| Flexible Displays| Foldable Devices| Huawei| Optics| Smartphones| TCL| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)


BlackBerry Result 22/06/2018

by Vijaya

BlackBerry announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 ended on May 31, 2018 with net revenues of $213 million, a decrease of 9.4%, compared to $235 million in Q1 …

Tags:BlackBerry| Financial Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 25

Blackberry Keyboard Phone is Upgraded

by Bob Raikes

TCL has launched the latest Blackberry phone, the Key2, which has a mechanical keyboard and is an update to last year’s Blackberry KeyOne (TCL Promotes Alcatel and Blackberry Brands). The new version has a …

Tags:BlackBerry| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| TCL| Vol 25 - Issue 24

Vuzix Announces Smart Glass Partnership with BlackBerry

by Andrew Fenn

Vuzix, a leading manufacturer of Smart Glasses, has announced a new partnership with BlackBerry, to provide a head-worn wearable computing solution to enterprise. Using BlackBerry’s Unified Endpoint Management software, Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses will …

Tags:AR/VR| Augmented Reality| BlackBerry| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 30| Vuzix

MDM Vol 24 #17 Product Round-up

by Bob Raikes

Atomos launched the new Atomos field monitor at the NAB show (Atomos’ Novel Monitor/Recorder/Switcher) and has also reduced the pricing on its existing products. Shogun Inferno – $1295 Shogun Flame – $995 Ninja Inferno …

Tags:BlackBerry| Mobile Display Monitor| TCL| Vol 24 - Issue 17

TCL Promotes Alcatel and Blackberry Brands

by Bob Raikes

TCL divided up its stand between the Alcatel products and the BlackBerry area. We started by looking at the Alcatel area and the first new product was the Idol 4 Pro. However, a bit …

Tags:BlackBerry| Convertible PCs| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2017| Smartphones| TCL| Vol 24 - Issue 08

New BlackBerry to Launch at MWC

by Bob Raikes

TCL said that it would launch the new BlackBerry ‘flagship’ device just before the MWC event in Barcelona on the evening of 25th February. The company was not showing the phone officially at CES, …

Tags:BlackBerry| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2017| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 05

Post CES 2017 Round-Up

by Bob Raikes

We do our best to cover all we should at CES, but it’s always ‘drinking from the firehose’. So here are some items that we missed but saw reported elsewhere, or that for some …

Tags:Autostereo 3D| BlackBerry| CES 2017| Gesture Recognition| Haptics| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Pen Input| USI (Universal Stylus Initiative)| Vol 24 - Issue 03


Blackberry Confirms TCL (Alcatel) Deal

by Bob Raikes

Blackberry has confirmed that TCL, which also runs the Alcatel brand, has licensed the Blackberry brand for smartphones on an almost global basis (BlackBerry To Drop Smartphone Design and Build). The first phones to …

Tags:BlackBerry| Mobile Display Monitor| TCL| Vol 23 - Issue 50