BlackBerry sending out invitations to mystery event

BlackBerry sending out invitations to mystery event
Just what is going on at BlackBerry? On one hand, you have the company's board hiring an investment banker in an attempt to find a buyer for the company (perhaps they should try Craig's List) before November ends. On the other hand, the BlackBerry Aristo Z30 is apparently undergoing carrier testing. On the third hand (use your imagination), the OEM is sending out invitations to a series of international media events.

The big date is September 18th and the event is taking place in Malaysia, France and India and we would expect more locations to come. Those who follow BlackBerry speculate that the event will introduce the BlackBerry Aristo Z30. Or, another possibility is that the company is introducing the eagerly awaited BBM platform for Android and iOS.

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins is apparently trying to keep a "business as usual" mentality even while the company's new bankers are playing dialing for dollars.

source: BerryReview

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18 Comments

1. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I WANT to go. Please send me one. I think I must be the only person in the world who wants to go to a BB event. lol ZING.....

5. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

Maybe they'll announce they're selling the company to Google to build a dream Android drvice. One can dream, right?

11. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Yes we can. That's one heck of a dream. +1

2. darushah.shah

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

I guess even they will release BBM messenger for Android and IOS along with Z30... Finger crossed...:p

3. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Since BlackBerry is dying, I don't suggest to buy any new BlackBerry device since it may lose support really fast.

8. remyrz

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 28, 2010

that remembers me my old N900 :'( waiting for an upgrade of maemo when I bough it... :'( so sad

9. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I understand you.

4. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

The heading should read.... BlackBerry sending out invitations to mystery event and no one responds....lol j/k

14. pradeepreddy

Posts: 65; Member since: Apr 01, 2013

OR sending invitations to potential bidders :)

6. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

BBM? great msg... however, there are too many msg app out there that does the same thing... BBM won't be able to save the company... Coming out with the NEXT big thing will....

7. taikucing unregistered

R.I.P. RIM, 19XX - 2013

10. lekeola

Posts: 43; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

bbm is better than all messenger apps out dre. whatsap hasn't improve since it was lunch and its also to rigid and boring compare with bbm. am eagerly waiting for bbm on my android

12. generalAladeen06

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

True . I m not a huge fan of the devices but BBM is worth it at least . Would be great if its available on ios and android .

13. criticism

Posts: 46; Member since: Sep 12, 2013

Oh dear BlackBerry, please forget this business and try another one!!!

15. slaggyb

Posts: 218; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Alan F you hate blackberry so much and yet you keep reporting news about them.. if you don't want to post anything blackberry why bother in the first place.. Smh @list on Craigslist. You ain't funny man you just drowning in Samsung's Kool aid.

17. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

CL comment is really uncalled for from a reviewer.

16. slaggyb

Posts: 218; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Alan F you hate blackberry so much and yet you keep reporting news about them.. if you don't want to post anything blackberry why bother in the first place.. Smh @list on Craigslist. You ain't funny man you just drowning in Samsung's Kool aid.

18. rdaex

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

I dont understand a tech blog HOPING for the failure of a industry defining tech company. Very unprofessional, and heartless towards those who's lives rely on their jobs at this company.

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