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BlackBerry loses $84M despite increased shipments, revenues

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BlackBerry loses $84M despite increased shipments, revenues - read the full textBlackBerry reported the financial results for the quarter that ends June 1 and there's some good news and some bad news. The company saw an uptick the two previous quarters, but this quarter ended with an operating loss of $84 million. On the positive side, revenue was up to $3.1 billion, 15%...


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BlackBerry market prices to high at the movement so i suggest you to reduce your handset price then your market value will be high & ypur not advertise your handset thats why you market value will be reduce

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  • 2013-08-13 11:19
  • K57m

i'm a blackberry user and i like the blackberry so much but my advice to RIM company is :

1. the price of the device is always high for
ex: the price of 9220 in Egypt is 1200 Egyptian pound ,although i can buy a Samsung mobile with more feature than blackberry in the same price

2. the cost of the BB service is 100 EG plus 20 EG for Mobile internet ,although in android devices i can only pay 20 EG for the mobile service

3. the design of the devices is similar and the screen always small

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  • 2013-07-05 08:16
  • fq1J

Blackberry should adopt Android as its platform to stay afloat. Me say that. Lol. Hahaha...

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  • 2013-07-02 08:07
  • 61NZ

If you are holding on to blackberry just because of bbm, that's pathetic. The new BB10 OS is advanced yet you fail to realize that. If you think you prefer platforms with more apps like android or ios is better, just use them. Stop whining about the lack of apps on BB10. It's not their fault when there's no apps. Blame those bullish devs instead, they're the ones who refuse to make the apps.

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  • 2013-07-02 08:02
  • PTFh

> In reply to tomakali @ 2013-07-01 10:56 from ijyk - click to readplz make anroid n ios type appss n see ur phones battery should last for 2 days n half days bbm service makes battery low fast plz do a favor thanks

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  • 2013-07-01 15:22
  • YMkJ

people are on blackberry because of bbm service this the big fact ... blackberry plz makes apps like anroid n ios type to cover the market people like invotion in life plz stop boring apps plz look anroid apps n ios apps n samsung phones with cuming new inovation for future ............... work on suggestion from real blackberry user ... n also see that ur phones never hang n good battery work for 2. half day bbm service makes battery low fast i have 2 battery so don't have problem thank u ...........

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  • 2013-07-01 15:18
  • YMkJ

if blackberry has to cover the loss company has to make phone cheaper phones n anroid n ios type apss i m using blackbery for many yeara i like the bbm service .... previous bb 10 is good but comapany has to work harder to cover the market y we should buy blackberry phones people always want inovation in life .

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  • 2013-07-01 15:03
  • YMkJ

BB is dead... long back...
BB should have bought WebOS
BB should have partnered with Microsoft

Even now BB should think about WP.
WP on a Qwerty Q5 would be a superhit as it would be a great differentiator

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  • 2013-07-01 10:56
  • ijyk

> In reply to Craig @ 2013-07-01 08:50 from fX3e - click to readTell me if your S3 doesn't heat up, doesn't lag while opening dialer, contacts or an app. In terms of benchmarks, your S3 will whip the Z10 but in terms user experience, the Z10 will whip your S3.

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  • 2013-07-01 10:15
  • t1$A

about time BB launched lower end models
Q5 is still expensive
perhaps a full touch model at a lower price
may be bigger screens (4.7 with 720p is good enough)

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  • 2013-07-01 10:00
  • U22y

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-06-30 21:12 from t1$A - click to readReally? Lag droids? Like that little clock that takes longer & longer to dissapear while a BB is thinking its way around its chipset.

My quad core S3 will whip your dual core Z10 in processing speeds any day... you might have faster web browsing but that's it.

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  • 2013-07-01 08:50
  • fX3e

> In reply to amsaurrr @ 2013-06-29 15:19 from Mx@E - click to read"The life of a Blackberry is far inferior to that of an iPhone because Apple spend so much more on their products than Blackberry, an 8520 costs £13 to manufacture and they sell it off for £120 (back when they were still on sale)."

Opinion, not fact.

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  • 2013-07-01 08:43
  • PDG9

> In reply to Salem @ 2013-06-29 08:18 from nCic - click to readAmazing how some of you will distort facts so you don't have to defend your position.

Blackberry sales for OS10 is only for 2 devices as previously commented. No Q5 sales figures were included in the latest earnings. Why? Because it was only available in Dubai for than less 2 weeks and it's still pre-order in nearly all countries.

Tell ya what, leave the comments for the big boys, ok?

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  • 2013-07-01 08:42
  • PDG9

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-06-30 21:12 from t1$A - click to readYes, you simply can't beat a QWERTY keyboard.

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  • 2013-07-01 03:33
  • Fv4$

BlackBerry isn't for kids, it's for business people. Why are you guys commenting in a BB news if you are happy with your lag DROIDs? I can type faster on my BlackBerry Q10 then you can on your touch screen phones with apps like Swype and SwiftKey. Everyone don't like touch screen phones and some don't like qwerty phones. It's general preferences. My BB10 does almost everything, from mailing to posting pictures on Facebook and a little bit gaming and i am happy with it, it last me 10 days on moderate usage. No lags, no issues. BB rocks.

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  • 2013-06-30 21:12
  • t1$A

> In reply to Autoritet @ 2013-06-29 15:38 from nGTs - click to readSeriously? What is the purpose of having those physical keys when you can't even type faster than today's touchscreen smartphones? Bring your best Blackberry and I will use my old Samsung GS2 (not using currently after upgrading) with swype keyboard enabled. I can definitely prove to you how an average user can type faster than you just using one finger. Technology has evolved my friend and you just need to come out from your cave and stop being too attached to old technology. No hate towards BB, but i think they are no longer relevant nowadays.

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  • 2013-06-30 12:38
  • DBAh

> In reply to indo_kid @ 2013-06-29 03:11 from y$gj - click to readThats because Line, Viber etc aren't popular in Indonesia. Once they start using that BBM for Android may be too late.

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  • 2013-06-30 03:24
  • XMV%

serves you right blackberry.. that's what you get for making blackberry playbook owners believe and expect for bb10 update and in the end you disappoint everyone because you wont release it anymore. fckn liars. BLACKBERRY YOU SUCK BIGTIME!

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  • 2013-06-29 22:03
  • PSvq

BlackBerry are considering launching a new device higher up the mobile food chain than their z10. They hope to gain appeal at the very high end of the market as well as target other markets with the Q5.

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  • 2013-06-29 18:16
  • mq1%

just an email and bbm? Blackberry is far better phone than any especially now since they have lunched these new models and qwerty models with the long lasting battery, and yes with the physical buttons oh yeas thank God for that everyone seems to forgot that there is many people who find having just touching screen rubbish and never as good as physical keys. Do NOT understand these people who are so negative about Blackberry why??

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  • 2013-06-29 15:38
  • nGTs

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