Blackberry

BlackBerry pursues Greatness: The sequel

BlackBerry may be yesterday's smartphone but at its annual Security Summit in New York, it was looking a lot like tomorrow’s mobile security leader.

Smart options for new arrivals of high-end phones

Arthur Goldstuck considers the various formats and price tags of the new high-end phones that have arrived in South Africa in the past few months.

The flaw in factory resets

A new service allows users to sell old phones and tablets, but deleting information before selling a device does not wipe your slate clean.

Blackberry Passport will make or repeat history

The Passport is one of the most unusual new shapes in smartphones since Motorola’s FlipOut way back in 2010.

BlackBerry’s Z3 smartphone coming to SA ‘very soon’

BlackBerry has announced the Z3 smartphone, a new all-touch BlackBerry 10 smartphone designed with Indonesian customers in mind, will come to SA soon.

Five apps for 2014, and one you can’t do without

Sean Bacher reviews new apps for 2014, including Tagaboom, App Stalker, Active Fitness, I’m Bored and ICEPlus – an app that no one should be without.

Can anyone save Blackberry?

Ill-conceived decisions by Blackberry's chief executives have plunged the cellphone company into dire straits, but can anything be done to save it?

What happened to BlackBerry?

The once high-tech tool of world leaders and the financial elite has lost its cutting-edge reputation, aspirational appeal and its customers.

BlackBerry SA reassures customers after UK spying claims

There is no "back door pipeline" to BlackBerry SA's platform, the company says, after reports that the UK had been monitoring e-mails and phone calls.

Blackberry vs Microsoft – the desperate struggle for third place

Although there's little glory in bronze, BlackBerry and Microsoft are battling for third position in the smartphone market.

BBM is coming to iOS, Android

In a surprise move, BlackBerry is taking its popular chat service cross-platform, with iPhone and Android versions due out later this year.

Apple iPhone is outdated, says Blackberry CEO

Thorsten Heins made the comment on the eve of the much-delayed launch of the new touchscreen BlackBerry in the United States.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.