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You might already know about the Micro SIM, which is primarily seen in Apple’s iPhone 4 and 4S devices. Well, Apple are apparently ready to fight to make the Nano-SIM, which would contain your mobile identity, a standard for all mobile phones in Europe.
In a recent study, it has been revealed that just under 50 per cent of the British population now own a smartphone, with a majority of those phones being powered by Google’s Android operating system.
BlackBerry have had a rough time recently, especially after the server problems and then revealing that PlayBook OS 2.0 won’t be released until 2012, but rumour has it that the BlackBerry Colt will be the first smartphone to run BBX.
Things are a bit up and down for BlackBerry at the moment with server crashes causing outrage and then BlackBerry release a new OS, BBX. However, news just in is that BBX has now been pushed back until February 2012! This huge delay could spell disaster for BlackBerry.
BlackBerry BBX was unveiled at BlackBerry DevCon and many have been very excited about the new updated software. As well as the announced features, there was the rumour that BBX would feature Android compatibility, and that has now been proven in a video posted by German website MacBerry.
Research in Motion co-CEO Mike Lazaridis unveiled, what will eventually be, the new BlackBerry OS yesterday. It’s called BBX, and it combines the best qualities from RIM’s older BlackBerry Operating system and is QNX platform.
Well, it didn’t take them long, but just a few hours after Blackberry apparently fixed their problem, everything’s broken again!
A 20 hour blackout that caused millions of Blackberry users to be without vital services such as email, web browsing and messaging services, which essentially turned their expensive phones into worthless pieces of plastic and metal, has finally come to an end.
With BlackBerry going through quite a rough patch at the moment, I’m sure they’ll be pleased to know that they at least have some customers who won’t be leaving them anytime soon.
Research in Motion (Blackberry manufacturer, RIM) have recently seen their second-quarter profits more than halve due to people not interested in their older models any more.