Jun 9, 2011 Blackberry Development
Surely, we have seen app store infographics before, but this is somewhat special. Created by the [x]cubeLabs team and available in full glory here: Smartphone App Store Infographic, the infographic provides a lot of insights, facts and figures of the major App Stores.
Click on the image to get a bigger view:
Sep 20, 2010 News
Recently the Canadian mobile giant announced earnings and that a record 12 million BlackBerry smartphones were shipped in Q2 of the company’s fiscal 2011 .
Here are few Highlights:
- Revenue grew 31% over the same quarter last year to $4.62 billion
- Earnings per share in Q2 increased 76% to $1.46 over the Q2 last year
- BlackBerry smartphone shipments grew more than 45% over the same quarter last year to 12.1 million and RIM has shipped approximately 115 million BlackBerry smartphones to date
- BlackBerry subscriber account base grew approximately 56% over the prior year to over 50 million
“We expect a continuation of this momentum in the third quarter as we extend the rollout of new products including the BlackBerry Torch into additional markets and benefit from heavy promotional activities and increasing customer demand as we head into the holiday buying season,” said Jim Balsillie, the company’s co-CEO. RIM’s stock price rose slightly on new of the strong earnings report by 2% at time of publishing.
By the time we also hope new app developers join Blackberry application development and consider Blackberry as a viable platform for developing apps , with Blackberry shipping over 12 million devices shipping every year the smartphone market is getting really populated .
Sep 8, 2010 News
New surprises heading their way for a Press Release the next Thursday September 16, 2010 when RIM is going to announce second quarter fiscal 2011 results .
Press Release :
Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion Limited (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) will be reporting results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 on September 16, 2010 after the close of the market. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 5 pm ET, which can be accessed by dialing 800-814-4859 or by logging on at www.rim.com/investors/events/index.shtml . A replay of the conference call will also be available at approximately 7 pm by dialing 416-640-1917 and entering passcode 4310309#. This replay will be available until midnight ET September 30, 2010.