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Digitimes Research: Android phones to account for 70% of global smartphone market in 2013

Dec 6, 12:19

Android will further solidify its market leadership in the smartphone operating system race in 2013, thanks to a broad support from smartphone vendors and the rollout of a wide range...

Microsoft, RIM to keep existing platforms operating after releasing new ones

Dec 3, 13:16

Microsoft and Research in Motion (RIM) reportedly will keep their existing smartphone platforms, Window Phone 7 and BlackBerry 7, continuing for a while after the release of next-generation...

RIM announces updates to developer ecosystem programs

Nov 30, 15:23

Research in Motion (RIM) has announced updates to its developer ecosystem programs, including BlackBerry Dev Alpha test devices, the 10k developer commitment, updated tools and mor...

Android takes 90% smartphone platform market share in China

Nov 15, 21:43

Google's Android platform has taken a 90% share of the smartphone platform market in China. However, as iPhone 5 and many Windows Phone 8 models will be introduced to the China market...

Taiwan suppliers to be ready for production of BlackBerry 10-based products in December

Nov 13, 21:41

Taiwan-based handset component makers including Silitech Technology, Ichia Technologies as well as ODM Wistron are expected to begin small volume production of RIM's BlackBerry 10-based...

Android marks 4th anniversary with 75% market share in 3Q12, says IDC

Nov 5, 12:18

Total Android smartphone shipments worldwide reached 136 million units in the third quarter of 2012, accounting for 75% of the 181.1 million smartphones shipped in the quarter, according...

Digitimes Research: Android to account for 70% of handset market in 2H12

Aug 24, 16:18

Observing from the competition between handset operating systems in the second half of 2011 and in 2012, Android, which already accounted for more than 60% of the handset market in...

On-year handset shipment growth by major OS, 2010-2012

TalkBox supports Windows Phone, BlackBerry platforms

Jul 18, 15:41

TalkBox, smartphone-based instant voice messaging software developed by a Hong Kong-based company, has extended versions from iOS initially and Android then to supporting Window Phone...

RIM unveils BlackBerry 10 platform

May 3, 15:45

Research in Motion (RIM) has unveiled its BlackBerry 10 platform at BlackBerry World 2012, paving the way for the smartphone vendor to launch BlackBerry 10-based models before the...

Silitech sees weak performance in March

Apr 10, 01:35

Taiwan-based handset keypad and magnesium-aluminum alloy component maker Silitech Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$840 million, down 20.56% on year, while consolidated...

RIM unveils BlackBerry 10 OS

Dec 8, 01:25

RIM (Research in Motion) has unveiled its new platform, the BlackBerry 10, at the 2011 BlackBerry Developer Conference Asia. The BlackBerry 10 OS will support smartphones, tablet...

Players drop tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire

Nov 24, 15:57

Several tablet PC players including RIM, High Tech Computer (HTC), Lenovo, and ViewSonic, have dropped their 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete against Amazon's Kindle Fire, priced...

Taiwan market: RIM launches 2 BlackBerry 7 smartphones in cooperation with TWM

Oct 12, 15:21

Research in Motion (RIM) has launched two of its latest BlackBerry 7 phones, the Torch 9860 and Bold 9900, in the Taiwan market in cooperation with Taiwan Mobile (TWM).

Unstable Android 3.0 performance may benefit vendors with own OS

Apr 8, 15:43

Tablet PC players such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and RIM, that have their own operating system (OS), are expected to have chance of benefiting from the unstable performance of Android...

RIM focuses on QWERTY BlackBerry models in 2011, say Taiwan makers

Jan 25, 01:55

Research in Motion (RIM), although other vendors have adopted or will adopt touch solutions for almost all of their smartphone models, will still focus on QWERTY input for BlackBerry...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom launches BlackBerry Torch 9800 through cooperation with RIM, Vodafone

Jan 25, 01:15

Chunghwa Telecom on January 24 announced the launch of BlackBerry Torch 9800, a 3G smartphone model featuring BlackBerry 6 operating system, for contract-bundled sales in the Taiwan...

Taiwan market: CHT to carry BlackBerry, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 20, 13:58

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will officially announce on January 24 that the company will begin distribution of BlackBerry smartphones in Taiwan to further develop the enterprise segment,...

Nokia represents half of mobile game downloads on Djuzz gaming portal, says BuzzCity executive

Jan 20, 11:07

Although local white-box devices made an impact in the last quarter of 2010, Nokia still accounted for 49% of the mobile game downloads from Djuzz, a gaming portal under mobile media...

RIM to ship 1 million PlayBook tablets in 1Q11

Jan 14, 02:00

Quanta Computer has begun volume production of RIM's PlayBook tablets with shipments in the first quarter of 2011 expected to top one million units competing head-to-head with the...

BlackBerry Torch carries US$171.05 BOM, says iSuppli

Aug 18, 14:08

Research in Motion's new Torch 9800 smartphone carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$171.05, according to research firm iSuppli.

RIM reportedly looks to ship 60-70 million BlackBerry smartphones in next 12 months

Jun 25, 11:51

RIM (Research In Motion) has reportedly informed its handset component suppliers in Taiwan that it expects shipments of BlackBerry smartphones to top 60-70 million units in the next...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile launches BlackBerry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Newswatch - Mar 23, 12:13

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has launched the BlackBerry Bold 9700 as well as the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express solution in the Taiwan market. Sales...

BlackBerry Bold 9700 launched in Taiwan

Taiwan market: CHT to bring in BlackBerry smartphones and strengthen ties with Apple

Mar 1, 12:12

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) plans to introduce RIM's BlackBerry smartphones into the Taiwan market in the first half of 2010, ending the current monopoly sales of the BlackBerry phones...

Phison cuts into RIM supply chain, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 19, 11:43

NAND flash controller IC designer Phison Electronics is shipping solutions for secure memory cards in small volume, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

NAND flash sales for smartphones to boom, says iSuppli

Aug 6, 09:48

Global sales of NAND flash memory for use in smartphones are expected to rise by nearly six-fold from 2008 to 2013, as shipments of the high-end phones boom in the coming years, according...

China Telecom in talks with RIM for BlackBerry marketing, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 25, 15:13

China-based 3G service provider China Telecom is in talks with Research in Motion (RIM) for joint marketing of BlackBerry smartphones in the China market, according to a Chinese-language...

Taiwan market: RIM launches BlackBerry Storm in cooperation with Taiwan Mobile

Jun 9, 15:36

RIM (Research in Motion) launched its touchscreen-enabled BlackBerry Storm in the Taiwan market in cooperation with 3G operator Taiwan Mobile on June 8.

Norm Lo (left), RIM VP for Asia-Pacific with executives from Taiwan Mobile

Smartphone market share increases rapidly worldwide, says AdMob

Mar 26, 15:15

Despite challenging economic conditions, smartphones continued to gain significant market share worldwide over the past six months, rising from 26% to 33% of demand in February 2009,...

HTC likely to unveil HTC Maple handset in April, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 13, 13:39

High Tech Computer (HTC) is likely to unveil its new QWERTY handset, the HTC Maple, in the upcoming CTIA Wireless 2009 trade fair which will be held in Las Vegas from April 1-3, according...

BlackBerry Storm carries combined BOM and manufacturing cost of US$202, iSuppli estimates

Feb 2, 10:41

The BlackBerry Storm 9530 from Research in Motion (RIM) carries a combined materials and manufacturing cost of US$202.89, according to a teardown conducted by iSuppli. This cost includes...

RIM looking to outsource production in Asia Pacific

Nov 26, 14:24

Research in Motion (RIM), in addition to outsourcing production of its BlackBerry smartphones to the leading EMS firms in Mexico and Eastern Europe, is also seeking the opportunity...

HTC Fuze competiting with iPhone and BlackBerry Bold in US market, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 12, 12:25

AT&T's recent launch of HTC Fuze, the first HTC-branded smartphone sold through the US telecom services provider, will bring HTC to compete directly with Apple and RIM (Research...

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile offers free handsets to promote BlackBerry Service

Aug 22, 15:39

Taiwan-based 3G telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) on August 21 launch an aggressive campaign aiming to promote the sale of BlackBerry services in the Taiwan market.

Taiwan market: Taiwan Mobile to launch BlackBerry Pearl 8120

May 29, 12:35

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will begin marketing RIM's BlackBerry Pearl 8120 in Taiwan in June targeting both business and individual subscribers, the company said.

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    BlackBerry Z10

    BlackBerry has indutroduced its all-touch Z10 smartphone. The LTE-enabled device is powered by the BlackBerry 10 platform, which the vendor has plans to support Skype. The new smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Feb 1.

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    US-based Cellular South BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230

    The BlackBerry Pearl Flip smartphone presents a sophisticated look with a sleek design and a chrome-finished frame surrounding its smooth, luminescent face. Packed with an abundance...

    Photo: PR Newswire, Dec 21.

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    BlackBerry Curve 8520

    The new BlackBerry Curve 8520 is a Wi-Fi-enabled device that features a highly tactile full-QWERTY keyboard, touch-sensitive optical trackpad and multimedia capabilities. The Curve...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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    RIM introduces BlackBerry Tour in North America

    The BlackBerry Tour smartphone supports high-speed 3G EV-DO Rev. A networks in North America, as well as 3G UMTS/HSPA (2100Mhz) and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM networks abroad, according...

    Photo: Company, Jun 23.

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    RIM's push-to-talk smartphone BlackBerry Curve 8350i

    The BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone utilizes iDEN technology on the Nextel National Network. It offers Nextel Direct Connect that facilitiates sub-second call set up to the push-to-talk...

    Photo: Company, Dec 17.

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