Not even RIM's top executives dispute that the company's had a rough few months. But just hold on, they say, until BlackBerry 10. That's the rudder that'll turn this ship around. But if BGR's insider report holds up, that new course might head right smack into an iceberg of suck. More »
Comcast has confirmed that it's going to buy Time Warner Cable to form a huge, tangled monster of awfulness. Hooray! You want out? Lucky for you there are some alternatives to doing business with your monopolistic cable-internet master if you try hard enough. Here are your options, and good luck making your escape. Read more...
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
The HAV304 took the crown of “world's longest aircraft” with its inaugural flight today. The gargantuan spans a football field and towers just over two stories in height, owing its construction to pure metal. It sacrifices little in being the world's longest, as it still reaches 100 mph, which is triple that of the dwarfish Goodyear blimp.
To say that BlackBerry's had it tough these past few years would be putting it mildly, if not too delicately for a company emerging from a period of willful ignorance. The Waterloo-based outfit, formerly known as Research in Motion, played an embarrassing game of catch-up in the mobile space it once dominated.
It's been a rough few years forBlackBerry, but America's highest officeremains a dedicated customer-- for at least a few more months. According to a Defense Department spokesman quoted in theWall Street Journal, the White House is currently testing smartphone replacements from other manufacturers.
It's been a tough week for Ryan Seacrest: first,American Idolratingshit an all-time low, and now,a judge has ruledagainst hisiPhone accessory companyin court. BlackBerry has won a court order that bars Typo from selling itsvery familiarphysical keyboards after convincing a judge that the products might'veinfringed on its patents.
There has recently been a rumor floating around that there has been 1 million pre-orders of the Nokia X in China. But, as it turns out the website handling Nokia’s Chinese pre-orders just has a button that says “Pre-Order” which anyone can click at any time, without any sort of commitment to buying.
The BlackBerry Fact Check portal can’t exactly be considered as a revolutionary idea. Nonetheless, it is a good one and there are ways to make it better. This is not exactly a portal. It is a category on their Inside BlackBerry blog where they add blog posts. The ‘Fact Check portal’ was announced by BlackBerry towards the end of June.
It's been a weird few weeks of news out of Nintendo. After a third straight fiscal year loss driven primarily by sluggish Wii U sales , company president Satoru Iwata said the company is "studying how smart devices can be used to grow the game-player business.
You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
In the letter — sent to Holder last Friday — Joe Jordan says that Uber is actually violating federal law.On the other hand, government intervention is the main threat to Uber. There is only one reason Uber operates in San Francisco and New York but not in Las Vegas or New Orleans — in the latter cities, government has made Uber illegal.
If you hadn't heard, BlackBerry chief John Chenisn't happywith T-Mobile -- he believes the carrier fired a shot across the bow when it enticed BlackBerry users to switch phones in a recent promotion. To mend that bruised relationship, themagenta networkis launching a limited-timetrade-in offerthat gives loyal users a strong incentive to upgrade.
. Shipments have now declined for eight consecutive quarters on a year-over-year basis.Sequentially, shipments in the second quarter actually ticked up 23% compared to the first quarter of 2014, when shipments hit a previous record low of 1.8 million units.
After four and a half months as the chief executive of BlackBerry, John S. Chen has made its mobile data and identity management software and services businesses a key component of his resuscitation plan for the ailing smartphone company.