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  • Last update: Thursday 31 January 2013 [110 news items]

RIM introduces 2 new smartphones; changes company name to BlackBerry

Jan 31, 21:51

Research In Motion (RIM) has changed its name to BlackBerry, and has introduced two new smartphones based on the new BlackBerry 10 platform, the Z10 and Q10. The two models will be...

Strong demand for smartphones, heated competition characterize global handset market in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 28, 11:24

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1.9% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012, as strong holiday smartphone sales raised shipments of these devices to levels nearly equal to those...

RIM, Huawei, ZTE, Pantech likely to score more points in US smartphone market, say sources

Jan 8, 15:15

A number of smartphone brands will try to ramp up their market share in the US in 2013, with LG Electronics expected to exert more efforts to maintain its third-ranked vendor position...

Global LTE smartphone sales to reach 275 million units in 2013, says Strategy Analytics

Jan 4, 11:49

Global sales of LTE-enabled smartphones are expected to triple to 275 million units in 2013, according to an estimate by Strategy Analytics.

Samsung aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, say sources

Dec 25, 12:07

Samsung Electronics aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, of which 350 million will be smartphone models, according to industry sources, citing an internal estimate by Samsung...

RIM optimistic about BlackBerry 10 orders

Dec 22, 15:11

Smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) plans to introduce BlackBerry 10 to expand market share. According to Thorsten Heins, president and CEO of RIM, there have been some 150...

Tough competition ahead for Nokia, RIM and HTC in 2013

Dec 20, 15:36

Nokia, Research in Motion (RIM) and HTC have seen disappointing sales in 2012 and hope to win back market share with the introduction of Windows Phone 8, Blackberry 10 and Android...

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...

Digitimes Research: Entry-level to mid-range models to drive smartphone sales momentum in 2013

Nov 26, 14:23

Entry-level to mid-range smartphones sold to emerging markets will serve as growth drivers for the smartphone industry in 2013. Vendors which offer complete lineups of low-priced...

Handset ODMs, component suppliers to post revenues gains in 4Q12

Nov 20, 13:59

Taiwan-based handset ODMs and component suppliers, including Arima Communications, Compal Communications, Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies, all expect to see their revenues...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to grow 30% in 2013

Nov 19, 15:52

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 30% to 865 million units in 2013, accounting for 43.9% of total handset shipments in the year, Digitimes Research has estimated.

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...

Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Oct 30, 13:52

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...

Commentary: Nokia, Motorola, RIM may be sold in part amid mounting losses

Oct 24, 16:04

Nokia, Motorola Mobility and Research in Motion (RIM) are likely to be torn down and sold in parts, separately, due to continual losses at their handset businesses.

Bluetooth 4.0 to boom in 2013, say handset makers

Oct 11, 21:46

Handset makers have indicated that following Apple's footsteps, mobile platform makers such as Microsoft, Research In Motion (RIM), and Google all plan to support Bluetooth 4.0 in...

PC vendors recommended to target niche smartphone market to avoid direct competition

Oct 3, 14:56

Branded PC vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Asustek Computer, which plan to reignite their smartphone businesses, are recommended to offer models with strong application...

Non-iPhone brands to counter iPhone 5 with more NFC-enabled models, say sources

Sep 24, 16:32

Although Apple's iPhone 5 is expected to enjoy strong sales, the lack of NFC (near field communication) functionality in the latest iPhone model will allow rival brands to differentiate...

China-based Huawei, ZTE to step into tablet market, say sources

Sep 11, 12:19

While international smartphone players including LG Electronics, Motorola Mobility, RIM and Nokia have apparently retreated from the tablet PC market in order to focus on their core...

Smartphone component makers turn to look for orders from feature phone market

Aug 21, 02:00

Smartphone component makers, seeing their shipments to smartphone brand vendors turning weak, have started seeking for orders from local and white-box feature phone players, according...

Competition in smartphone market to heat up in peak season

Aug 20, 13:11

Nearly all smartphone vendors including Nokia, Apple, Samsung Electronics, HTC and RIM will launch new flagship models in the August-September period, aiming to further ramp up, or...

Nokia, RIM and HTC to see smartphone shipments continue sliding in 2H12, say sources

Jul 9, 12:19

Nokia, RIM and HTC are expected to see their smartphone shipments, as well as market share, continue declining in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 due to a lag in migration to...

Branded handset vendors cutting orders to component suppliers, say sources

Jun 21, 10:57

A number of branded handset vendors, including Nokia, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications, RIM, HTC, Huawei Device and ZTE, have reduced...

RIM restructuring supply chain; Wistron may benefit, say sources

Jun 20, 14:10

Wistron as well as Jabil and Flextronics International will have a chance to receive more smartphone orders from Research in Motion (RIM), as the Canada-based smartphone vendor is...

Handset and component makers facing mounting pressure on shortened product life cycle

Jun 19, 14:29

Handset ODMs and makers of handset parts and components have experienced increasing pressure recently due to a shortening product life cycle of smartphones resulting from keen market...

Sentelic accuses Samsung, HTC, Apple, RIM of patent infringement

May 11, 15:47

Taiwan-based touch controller IC and touchpad maker Sentelic has filed a patent complaint against Samsung Electronics, HTC, Apple and Research in Motion (RIM) in the US, accusing...

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...

Notebook ODMs enjoy on-month growth in March revenues

Apr 10, 01:10

Notebook ODMs Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron have announced their revenues for March, with each of the firms enjoying shipment growth on month.

Nokia, RIM, HTC, Huawei competing for third-rank smartphone vendor title

Apr 6, 11:36

Samsung Electronics and Apple have continued to widen their gaps against rival smartphone vendors in terms of shipments, leaving members in the second leading group in the segment...

Smartphone vendors to limit new models

Jan 13, 01:15

Smartphone vendors including HTC, Research in Motion (RIM), Sony and Motorola Mobility all are likely to adjust their strategies by reducing the number of new models launched each...

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...

Global mobile device sales grow 5.6% in 3Q11; smartphone sales increase 42%, says Gartner

Nov 16, 12:06

Worldwide sales of mobile devices totaled 440.5 million units in the third quarter of 2011, up 5.6% from the same period last year, according to Gartner. Non-smartphone devices performed...

Prospects of touch panels clouded by low order visibility

Nov 14, 15:00

The touch panel industry may not be able to maintain sales momentum in 2012 due to low order visibility from tablet PC vendors, according to industry sources.

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    Acer Aspire S5 ultrabook

    Acer has unveiled its latest ultrabook with the Aspire S5, an ultra-slim device that measures only 15mm at the maximal point. It weighs less than 1.35kg (less than 3 lbs) and is built...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    CES 2011: RIM PlayBook tablet PC

    RIM showcased its PlayBook tablet PC with multi-tasking capability at CES 2011 and the company will target mainly the enterprise market. The PlayBook features a 7-inch panel and...

    Photo: Yen-Shyang Hwang, Jan 10.

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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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