Let's just say we agree about BB security and how they try to bash other OS security in order to promote their own. But if other brands reach the so called security that BB boasts about, BB users would probably switch to other OS. The target market blacberry are social climbers and less techy rich guys. I'm sure those who want more entertainment would prefer Android(cheaper alternative) or IOS(more rich App store). Yeah BB can run some Android apps, BUT not all. The only way for Blackberry to
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Anonymous, 04 Jul 2014Chen, first give OS 10 to Playbook or give any OS 10 handset free of cost in exchange of PB. E... moreChen has once hell of a proven track record and resume, especially compared to some random Armchair CEO as yourself. Stop acting like a buffoon and take your own advice.
Chen should be talking smack as that's what his competitors are doing and have been doing for quite some time. Good on him for standing up to those bullies and showing them he isn't a push over and will call them out for it.
With all this talk going on don't care one bit, ,,,, lol am waiting on the blackberry passport phone to come out coming from a hard core android and iPhone user :)
Whats the point of this Security ???, When NSA can still spy !! We Need NSA Proof Phones .
Chen, first give OS 10 to Playbook or give any OS 10 handset free of cost in exchange of PB. Ex-CEO TH had promised OS 10 to PB. You can't escape from that. Till then, shut your mouth.
This article confirm that there is definitely a conspiracy against Blackberry.
Blackberrys are more secure and have been secure for longer than the first android phone. Don't know why the writer of the article is trying to bash blackberry.
Fact that not many people know, US government has designated blackberries as their choice of secure smartphones. Even the chancellor of Germany after the Edward Snowden Wikileaks started to use Blackberry when she learnt about NSA eavesdropping on other phones. If you want privacy and a secure unhackable phone, you get blackberries.
Supporting only the big players makes no business sense to consumers and news site reporters.
Blackberry OS is really technically very good. And should be respected by news sites like gsmarena.
Rant done... now Blackberry needs to release more phone models.
bb10user, 04 Jul 2014I've been reading a lot of you guys comments and I noticed that most of you do not get why Joh... moreI agree with you but I feel like if he hadnt mentionned Android which is a direct competitor, his comments would have been accepted and understood. Bashing and criticising others is often a clear sign you are scared of them.
Too many kids giving their opinions; they talk abt something they know nothing of, that's really unfortunate
I have not really commented on any article in my decade of coming to this site but have to say this was written with such a slant against Blackberry that it is in poor taste. In the last month stock (bbry) has gone up 30% and they are trying hard. Q1 profit. My point is if articles like this knock the 'little players' like Windows Phone and Blackberry, there is no competition and competition is good for any market. Dominance allows for little to no choice which allows price dictation. /rant
I've been reading a lot of you guys comments and I noticed that most of you do not get why John Chen stress security of Blackberry. reason why because statistic shows that cell phones are consumed more then any other mobile device in the world. and I know their are important info stored on mobile phone like credit cards, email, work document and etc.
Blackberry has worked out its app situation so people can stop making that as an excuse. I was an samsung galaxy user until I wanted better, so now I'm an BB10 user that cant wait to get his hands on the Blackberry Passport.
MCRL, 04 Jul 2014I can see your post from every Blackberry article here regarding how unsafe BBM is and how you... moreBlackberry doesn't have the overall experience unlike apple and android they might have lower security but they are better in other ways, anyways android and apple has a better future ahead unlike Blackberry.
Dave, 04 Jul 2014The thing is BB aint going to be here for much longer as no one is buying there phones.Wow, realy well motivated too.
People like you are saying BlackBerry is dead and wont be here soon for years. yet sales are up, as is profit and the launche of the Z3 went great in Indonesia. Sold out and still going stron. Hong Kong is next as is South Africa. Apple and samsung can fight ofr the US all they want, Asia, Africa and Latin America are the markets you want :)
BlackBerry is for those well minded people who use their phone for productivity and a little leisure, so for those who continuously bashed BlackBerry, get a life, BlackBerry is superb and please android is an open os meaning most of the manufacturers of phone are all using android, so in a sense it's one againts hundreds haha,
BlackBerry is the best in terms of security, no viruses or malwares unlike android, that's why I don't waste my time downloading games using android ports, native apps are the best,
I hope he don't have to eat his own words soon, as he had to when he said android OS is shit compared to BB OS. Now he wishes all Android OS apps could run on BB OS. Compete, don't try to discredit. Companies already have switched from BB security to iOS, Nothing fancy about BB anymore.
zzz0025, 04 Jul 2014What is Blackberry service??? you must be a kid dont u know BIS or BES?
Seriously.. no I haven't heard of it before.
So does most of my friends who don't care too much about Blackberry or security features.
What we look for are functions and other features like big and awesome screen, good (not best) processing power, moderate level camera functions.
Security? Never trust too much on the phone security and never care.