Posts tagged with ‘BlackBerry’

E-mail client market share

Posted by Darren on June 23rd, 2012 / 2 comments

I saw this on Volker Weber’s blog today and recalled a similar study last year which sparked a bit of a debate. Overall, I don’t get the point of surveys like this. The method of surveying is fundamentally … [more]

BlackBerry OS6

Posted by Darren on January 10th, 2011 / 1 comment

It’s been a couple of days since I upgraded my BlackBerry Bold 9700 to OS6, so time enough to provide a quick summary of what’s new and improved.

The home screen provides easy access to a number of BlackBerry functions … [more]

Five reasons why BlackBerry is still winning

Posted by Darren on June 16th, 2010 / 2 comments

This article from TechRepublic is nearly two months old, but remains an interesting read. I’ve observed that, in the past year, interest in iPhones and Android has grown significantly but I’ve yet to meet a customer with a serious … [more]

BlackBerry Storm 2

Posted by Darren on January 22nd, 2010 / No comments

Back in October 2008 I blogged about the BlackBerry Storm, RIM’s first touch-screen device. At the time I was totally seduced by the idea of having a full-screen BlackBerry… until I tried it. The usability of the original Storm … [more]

Lotusphere on the move

Posted by Darren on January 13th, 2010 / No comments

Going to Lotusphere? Do you use Lotus Notes? Do you have an iPhone or a BlackBerry. If you answered ‘yes’ to the first question and ‘yes’ to any of the others, then you’ll be interested in some resources offered by … [more]

Standard Life increases it’s efficiency with BlackBerry and Domino

Posted by Darren on November 20th, 2009 / 2 comments

Standard Life have spoken at Lotus and BlackBerry events in the past couple of years, but here’s an excellent write-up of how they use BlackBerry devices to extend the value of their Domino infrastructure and how they have provided BlackBerry-based … [more]

BlackBerry 8900 test drive

Posted by Darren on March 16th, 2009 / 1 comment

The nice people at RIM have loaned me a 8900 (also known as the Javelin, but also as the new Curve) to take a look, and here’s a quick overview. Is it the replacement of the 8300 series (the original … [more]

Lotusphere ’09 round-up

Posted by Darren on January 25th, 2009 / 2 comments

Firstly, let me say thanks to my brother Steve, his wife Zoe and the kids Tom and Melissa for putting me up (or putting up with me) for a couple of days. The Chunky Monkey was already in the freezer … [more]

I’m a Bold user again

Posted by Darren on January 22nd, 2009 / 1 comment

Back in November last year I was disappointed when I had a BlackBerry Bold for a week but then had to return it to my friends at RIM (it was a loan device for a joint customer event). Since then … [more]

One week with a BlackBerry Bold

Posted by Darren on November 26th, 2008 / 3 comments

I was thinking about writing this blog entry this afternoon, and then by an amazing coincidence Ed Brill penned 30 days with the BlackBerry Bold. However, whereas Ed’s love affair continues, mine is coming to an end. Sadly, following … [more]