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Heins: Android and WP are not mobile computing platforms

22 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Heins: Android and WP are not mobile computing platforms - read the full textBlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins, in an interview with Computerworld, said that Android and Windows Phone as not sharing his vision of a "mobile computing future" where mobile devices could be used for the same tasks as computers. He also added that Android and Windows Phone "are not mobile...

 

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> In reply to JACK SPARRROW @ 2013-03-22 14:07 from jnPa - click to readHey Jack
I thinks he got cornered and nervous during interview. Not much he can say good thing about B10, He just blab...blab...blab.

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  • 2013-03-22 14:13
  • tVuj

Heins is correct, to an extent. Android is Java applications running in a virtual machine. Yes, it is built on the Linux kernel, but it is *not* GNU-Linux which full featured, multi-tasking, memory swappable distros use.

Windows Phone does contain some of the NT kernel, so I'm not sure what he means about Windows Phone.

Similarly, iOS uses the BSD-Unix Darwin OS upon which Apple builds its proprietary frameworks. Interestingly, iOS is more like traditional *nix operating systems than Android.

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  • 2013-03-22 14:12
  • n{5i

AHHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAhahahahahahahahaa­aaaaaaaaaaaahahahahahahahahahahahahaaaaaa!!!!!

BB thought really really hard about stuff!

oh man.. that just made my morning!

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  • 2013-03-22 14:11
  • jJLi

Mr. Hein, you should only talk when you delivered the system and hardware to back it up.

Meantime, I'm enjoying the productivity of using the Galaxy Note II to produce digital paintings, spreadsheets, word processing, slide presentations and so many other things your BB can't and the failed Playbook had never gave.

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  • 2013-03-22 14:10
  • v0qJ

Heins knows nothing, he should have joined android so that they would have gained market share again. With therr new bb10 not user friendly device I dont even think he should have a say in anything

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  • 2013-03-22 14:07
  • jnPa

I wonder what he meant by "mobile computing future". I am sure he didn't realized that their B10 is actually "MOBILE COMPUTING "BACK" TO THE FUTURE"

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  • 2013-03-22 14:05
  • tVuj

Yawnnnn!!1zzzzzz

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  • 2013-03-22 14:04
  • tUwV

yet the BB Z10 has no back or home buttons. what a stupid OS that is.

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  • 2013-03-22 14:01
  • q{2X

Well he is a CEO, he has to say something bad about others.

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  • 2013-03-22 14:00
  • IWQx

And what exactly are those

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  • 2013-03-22 14:00
  • utdF

Be innovative , jst being traditional won't help BB to survive the coming yrs.
Reach out to the young world out thr. !!

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  • 2013-03-22 13:57
  • w9xR

He knows everything...bravo!!!
I had the chance to try the new BB Z10 and is defenetly not user friendly, overpriced and still stuck with Bis..why should i buy an xpensive phone and pay to ise it???
Wake up BB

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  • 2013-03-22 13:56
  • 9EJ}

Yeah sure and who is miles behind the market.....yes BlackBerry with their crappy phones!

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  • 2013-03-22 13:53
  • n7}x

Is that way android and WP has bigger App Store and marketshare?

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  • 2013-03-22 13:53
  • 3Jfc

I don't think so Heins

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  • 2013-03-22 13:53
  • t7Xh

I did not find any logic in what he said...

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  • 2013-03-22 13:52
  • t7M$

This year RIM or Blackberry how is now called will bankrupt for sure.

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  • 2013-03-22 13:52
  • 0UbJ

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