February 1, 2013

BlackBerry's Future Is Anything But Certain

John Dvorak, PC Magazine

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This week is all about BlackBerry. The company, formerly called Research in Motion, unveiled a late-to-the-party operating system and two new phones. Apparently BlackBerry has a great PR team, though, because most headlines have been positive and any negative news has been subdued. It will get your attention, but will it sell phones?

Not influenced by any of this promotion, I think I can speak objectively and decisively when I say that the future of this device and the entire company is, uh, uncertain.

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