Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Aug 2012 13:27 UTC, submitted by henderson101
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Over the past couple weeks, we've read a number of bedtimes stories about RIM's next move. They all start with the same trope: once upon a time, late last century, Apple was on the edge of the precipice and still managed to come back - and how! Today, RIM's situation isn't nearly as dire as Apple's was then. Unlike Apple, it doesn’t need a cash transfusion and, in the words of Thorsten Heins, RIM's new CEO: 'If you look at the platform it's still growing, if you look at the devices we've got a single phone that's sold 45 million units.' RIM will pull off an Apple-like rebound and live happily ever after. Equating RIM 2012 with Apple 1997 is, in so many respects, delusional. Let me count the ways."
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phoenix
by fran on Tue 7th Aug 2012 22:52 UTC
fran
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2010-08-06

It is going to be some turn around job.
IMO it is all going to hinge on how good Black Berry 10 OS is received and the pricing.
They apparently did a superb job with the virtual keyboard and side loading of Android apps is a big plus.
The other drawing factor is the bundled free browsing on these phones.
I certainly hope all the best for Black Berry. QNX is pretty unique and competition is always good for the consumer.

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