Description: Months ago when Blackberry postponed their new OS launch until the beginning of 2013, many critics saw this as the end of Blackberry because postponing the launch gave Blackberry no competition against the new Apple and Samsung launches. Now the company has the spotlight all to itself, and in the aftermath of iPhone5, the Canadian tech firm is a source for optimism.
Date: January 23rd, 2013
What do Tim Hortons, Air Canada, and the Weather Network share in common? They all love Research In Motion’s BlackBerry 10 platform.
As the launch of BB10 nears, developer and partner excitement continues to grow, RIM says. (Not to mention investor excitement.) Canadian companies, among others around the world, are eagerly anticipating the potential that BB10’s long-awaited release will unleash. Read Rest of Story
Questions for discussion:
1. Do you think it was a good idea for RIM to postpone their BB10 launch until 2013? Why?
2. Which major company is choosing to build on #BB first instead of building on iOS?