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BlackBerry Scraps Sale Plans, Fires CEO Thorsten Heins Instead

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BlackBerry has today announced that it has scrapped plans to sell its hardware business, and that it will be replacing current CEO Thorsten Heins instead. The Canadian company has also secured $1 billion from a group of investors led by Fairfax Financial, and its CEO, Prem Watsa, will become lead director.

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iPhone 5 The ‘Most Hated Handset’, Galaxy S4 The Most Loved [Report]

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Apple’s iPhone 5 is “the most hated handset” currently available, receiving the most criticism on social networks, reports British tabloid The Daily Mail. Its biggest rival, the Samsung Galaxy S4, is the most loved — receiving just 11% of the complaints.

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iPhone 5 Branded ‘Slowest Smartphone’ By Which? Magazine, Galaxy S4 The Fastest

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The iPhone 5 has been branded the “slowest smartphone” by Which? magazine after going up against its latest rivals in a group of tests that evaluate processing power and graphics capabilities. The Galaxy S4, Samsung’s latest Android-powered flagship, came out top in the tests, with a rating almost double that of the iPhone’s.iPhone 5 Branded ‘Slowest Smartphone’ By Which? Magazine, Galaxy S4 The Fastest

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BlackBerry Launches Secure Work Space For Android & iOS

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BlackBerry has today launched its Secure Work Space service for Android and iOS, allowing enterprises to manage their fleet of devices through the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 administration console — regardless of the platform they’re running.

The service promises a higher level of control and security on Android and iOS, and the ability to secure and separate managed applications and data from personal content.

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Android & iOS Grab 92.3% Of All Smartphone Shipments In Q1 2013 [Report]

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Android and iOS managed to grab a whopping 92.3% of all smartphone shipments during the first quarter of 2013, with a total of 199.5 million units sold worldwide. There are no prizes for guessing which of the two platforms grabbed the most market share.

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EE’s 4G Network Reaches Another 12 Towns In The U.K.

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EE has today announced that its 4G network is now available in another 12 towns across the United Kingdom, bringing the total number of 4G connected towns and cities to 62 in just six months following its launch. That’s 50% of the U.K. now covered by 4G, and EE is aiming to increase that to 70% by the end of the year.

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Curious About BlackBerry 10? Try It Now On Your Android Or iOS Device

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In case you hadn’t already heard, BlackBerry launched its new BlackBerry Z10 back in February, finally making its new BlackBerry 10 platform available to the public. The device has gotten off to a surprisingly good start for the Canadian company, with more than one million units sold during its first month of availability.

If you’re wondering what BB10 is like, and more importantly whether it’s a worthy contender to Android or iOS, then why not give it a try. You can now do so simply by visiting a URL in your browser — you don’t even have to leave the house.

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Curious About BlackBerry 10? Try It Now On Your Android Or iOS Device

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In case you hadn’t already heard, BlackBerry launched its new BlackBerry Z10 back in February, finally making its new BlackBerry 10 platform available to the public. The device has gotten off to a surprisingly good start for the Canadian company, with more than one million units sold during its first three months of availability.

If you’re wondering what BB10 is like, and more importantly whether it’s a worthy contender to Android or iOS, then why not give it a try. You can now do so simply by visiting a URL in your browser — you don’t even have to leave the house.

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BlackBerry CEO Says Apple Isn’t Innovating Fast Enough To Outrace The Competition

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The iPhone’s user interface is getting old and Apple isn’t innovating fast enough, according to Thorstein Heins, CEO of BlackBerry. Yes, the same BlackBerry which just released the BlackBerry Z10 (several months late) in a last ditch attempt to save the company from going under because of the iPhone.

Heins admits that Apple “did a fantastic job” with the iPhone and its iOS operating system, but he believes the company is now falling behind, giving Android and the new BlackBerry 10 OS a chance to beat it in many areas.

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BlackBerry Announces Secure Work Space Technology For Android & iOS

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BlackBerry has today announced that it is extending its gold standard security service that provides complete separation of work and personal data on your mobile devices to Android and iOS.

Called Secure Work Space and managed through BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, the service includes secured client apps for email, calendar, contacts, tasks, memos, and more to allow you to have one device for both work and personal use without compromising security.

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