BlackBerry creator Research In Motion has posted excellent figures for its first financial quarter. For the three months ending 31st May, RIM earned $482.5 million, double that made from the first quarter of last year. Revenue increased by $1.15 billion to $2.24 billion compared to last year’s Q1 results.
Vodafone has upgrade its BlackBerry Internet Service to a new version from RIM, the long awaited version 2.5. What this new version will provide to BIS customers is the ability to view HTML emails, although this is entirely dependent on the user running BlackBerry device firmware version 4.5 or 4.6 (the later due to ship [...]
Mobile phone handset giant Nokia has completed a £209m shareholder buyout in handset software maker Symbian (of which it already owned 48%).
Technology analysts J. Gold Associates released a report last week detailing concerns in Apple’s claims for enterprise level support on iPhone.
Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia has announced its latest E series full QWERTY handset, the E71. The E71 is a quad band device sporting 3G connectivity (full HSDPA compatibility), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and assisted GPS. It also has a 3.2 mega pixel camera (and an additional forward facing camera for video chats). Where the E71 really [...]
Motorola are setting the wheels in motion for another significant round of employee cutbacks. This time Motorola Labs (part of the companies research arm) is set to be downsized and will see its workforce reduced by 20% to just 480 staff. In addition, another 180 staff are being reassigned to other areas of the business. [...]
The latest slider from Sony Ericsson unofficially found its way on to the internet overnight. This all new model (codenamed “Shiho”) will be released as the Cyber-shot C905 and comes complete with an 8.1 mega pixel camera, significantly raising the bar of mobile phone photography. The C905 also comes complete with a built in GPS [...]
Steve Jobs unveiled the second generation of iPhone at yesterdays WWDC keynote. Two models will be available, 8GB and 16GB, with the later coming in two colour options (black or white). Aside from the colours and some smoothing of the edges the new breed of iPhone looks very much like its now defunct sibling (albeit [...]
Mike Lazaridis, CEO of BlackBerry creator Research In Motion, has donated an $50 million to the Perimeter Institute, Waterloo’s centre for theoretical physics. This is not the first time Mr Lazaridis has contributed to this cause as he has now donated a total of $150 million of his personal wealth to the Institute since it [...]
Following on from the media hype which has surrounded the announcement of HTC’s Touch Diamond smartphone, another handset has reared its head from within the HTC camp today – the Touch Pro.