With the upcoming release of android 4.0 and new ios 5 (and even windows mango), do blackberrys stand a chance in the smartphone world? Personally i dont think so unless they completely reinvent their UI and add some better hardware, but what are your thoughts?
yes, they will always be alive an kicking thanks to all the mega corporations business users, specially those in the Stock Market
hmm ya know what i never did think of all the buisness men that use black berries but is it possible that they may switch to androids or iphones, considering they do all the things a black berry does and then some?
Let's be honest - Android and iOS aren't as safe as BB-OS is. Also it has better business features and other things that matter to big corporation bosses.
This may have been true previously, but its obvious now that BES and similar services have been compromised due to the recent messaging debacle. As far as the States are concerned, Blackberry is toast. Certain third world countries will most likely continue to use BB for BBM, and for the ability to purchase older devices at a much lower rate.
As far as business is concerned, Android is taking over! The low price of the devices and business functionality has surpassed blackberry by far. The only reason for small business to stick with BB is for BES, which isn't anything fantastic to begin with. When your encryption becomes seriously compromised, why go out of the way for it?
Smartphones are pretty high maintenance devices. No matter how impressive the spec sheets … more
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