Tag Archives: Research In Motion

The Week in Mobile: Ep. 11: Big media kicks sand in Zite’s eyes


The awesome (and Canadian!) Zite app on iPad gets a cease-and-desist letter from 10 major media companies. Legal action by RIAA didn’t stop the proliferation of digital music, how will media companies adjust to the new digital news distribution reality? … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 10 – The $41 Million Bet


Why is Google delaying the availability of the Honeycomb source code? How will in-app billing on Android impact the market? We have a heated discussion on the PlayBook, its competitiveness, its support for Android, and more — one of our … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 8 – Is that a bubble busting?


This week on TWiM we discuss how mobile and social are influencing the way we communicate, generate and consume news and information in the wake of the Japan earthquake. Is $42 million a good investment in Rovio? Why would someone … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 7 – RIM Rush


This week on ‘The Week in Mobile’, I return from GDC in San Francisco and report on the growth of mobile gaming attitudes at the show. There was a serious lack of interest in BlackBerry by game developers, why? Is … Continue reading

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BlackBerry App World Generates Highest Revenue Per App


There’s been a lot of buzz recently over the IHS Screen Digest Table: Global Mobile Applications Store Ranking in 2010 and 2009. Though I’m sure you’ve seen it in many articles, I’ve included here for reference: Most of the buzz … Continue reading

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Android on BlackBerry? So Crazy it Just Might Work!


The rumour, reported first by BGR and also covered by BlackBerry Cool, that the Playbook (and presumably future QNX-based devices) could use the Dalvik Java VM to support Java applications and games, is very intriguing. Ultimately, this could mean that … Continue reading

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