By a loyal BlackBerry user who doesn’t want to be laughed at anymore. I’m a BlackBerry user. There, I said it. Several of my work colleagues think my device is ‘quaint’ and laugh at my allegiance to a handset brand currently being hauled over the coals. I’ll even admit that after many years of loyalty my patience with RIM is wearing thin. But do you know what? I still enjoy BlackBerry devices. I like how solid they feel, I like how typing on a QWERTY keypad is still infinitely faster than a touchscreen and I like the fact that it’s … Continue reading RIM finally admits it can’t be all things to all men. About time.
Cross-posted to my company blog Mobile operators like devices that earn them additional revenue, particularly if they promote the need for a second data subscription. Netbooks good, iPads good…but what about the new RIM PlayBook? Of all the analysis and iPad comparison that’s followed this week’s announcement of the PlayBook, the lack of 3G connectivity has attracted surprisingly little attention. Consumers can of course utilize WiFi but, more interestingly, they will be able to pair their PlayBook with a BlackBerry handset and share the data connection (not only to sync with the Enterprise Server but also to access the Internet). … Continue reading PlayBook shares data connection with handset: Operator reaction?