BlackBerry will continue to support OS 10, but future is uncertain

BlackBerry plans to outsource the development of smartphones powered by OS 10, but its engineers will continue to work on the software part. John Chen, the company's CEO, confirmed a while ago that BlackBerry is very careful about choosing its partners...
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56. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Yes, Pentikitty did just troll me above. Glad you noticed it.

72. Mxyzptlk unregistered

He called it and you did exactly what he said you were going to do. I don't see the problem other than an annoying blackberry wasp.

78. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

How could he have called it when I posted my comment before he did? Idiot, much? And a blind, trolling $#33p like you wouldn't see a problem with someone trolling. That's pretty obvious.

86. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

You just beat me on my comment for a couple of minute.

96. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

"You only beat me on my comment for a couple of minute." It should read, "You only beat me to posting a comment by a couple of minutes." You're a prime example of why kids should stay in school.

121. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Not my fault if you got called out.

137. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Not my fault you're an idiot.

57. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

BB10 is as good or better than any other popular OS. But when you put it on outdated hardware and need to rely on a capable but slow web browser to compensate for lack of apps it becomes a hard sell. If BB could update the web browser and use better hardware like DTEK60 it could sell enough to be profitable. Why not offer an Android and BB10 version of each phone unless the hardware is just not compatible? I wonder if anybody has tried to get BB10 working on a DTEK50/60?

58. JoeMatters

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

The future of this company is in doubt. With nobody using Blackberry devices there will not be much support for any hardware related to Blackberry. Eventually they will be bought or sold to the highest bidder. This company does not have a future.

59. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Governments around the world, as well as enterprises and regulated industries, along with the armed forces and countries like Indonesia would disagree with you.

90. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

Wow.... Government around the worlds?? Perhaps United States, Canada & German.... But I guess you're right 3 government count as around the world. Enterprise and regulated industry?? This is the same LIES that you & BB keep spinning. GIVE THE NUMBER!!! The latest number!!! I think you miss the note of BYOD in enterprise & regulated industry Arm forces?? Only an ally of U.S/Canada dare to use BB. Other's country will be fool to trust BB not to SPY on them. Indonesia?? Perhaps you should go to Indonesia to see that the BB fever already gone. Right now the MUST HAVE apps (the killer apps) in Indonesia is GOJEK & GRABBIKE. It's kind of Uber, but for motorcycle. and it's NOT available on BB. Everyone, rich and poor use the apps. Nobody cares about your BB10 anymore.

97. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Wrong, as usual. 16 out of 20 of the G20 governments use BlackBerry, whether it's handsets or software a both. That includes the U.S., Canada, Germany and the U.K. The top five law firms, pharmaceutical companies, and oil and gas companies all use BlackBerry devices or BlackBerry software and services. 74% of the top 31 law firms in the U.K. alone use BlackBerry's BES12. Those are regulated industries, by the way. BlackBerry's QNX software is in over 60 million automobiles worldwide, giving it the highest market share in the auto-infotainment industry. NATO, the DoD, and the U.S. armed forces all use BlackBerry, as well as the Canadian and German armed forces. Who do you think they built that SecuSmart tablet for? Indonesia is BlackBerry's largest market. BBM alone has 60 million monthly active users there. BlackBerry is the one that secured Knox for Samsung. BlackBerry has secured Android the way no one has. It's BlackBerry software that secures the majority of iPhones being used in enterprise. Whether it's BB10, BlackBerry Secured Android, BBM, BES12, QNX, or other BlackBerry Software and Services, BlackBerry is still in play worldwide. Lessons over. Class dismissed. You're welcome.

98. MDCHO

Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

Bravo, Meanestgenius. You always post fact.

107. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

Destroyer alert! Once again you destroyed Mxy and Pentakitty in the comments! #Facts

122. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You're such a sack hugger.

138. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Says the guy that chokes sacks down before breakfast every morning.

149. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

You mean what you do to MG while you're stalking his every comment? Glad you finally admitted it.

74. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Spoiler alert: meanest is going to attack your comment.

79. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Stalker alert: Mxy is going to stalk me and talk about me as usual, and everyone knows it.

123. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I wouldn't waste my time.

139. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

And yet, here you are doing it.

140. JoeMatters

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Quit attacking people Meanest. You troll every Blackberry article. Just face the facts this company is on a downward spiral and has been for a long time. It's only a matter of time before they are sold or liquidated.

141. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Says I'm attacking people, yet makes his third account after his last two were banned (for trolling BlackBerry), so he can attack BlackBerry on every BlackBerry article. The hypocrisy is running deep within you.

142. JoeMatters

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

You attack everyone the minute something negative is said about BlackBerry. You are a troll on all of these articles. Blackberry is a sinking ship so just admit it

143. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

You attack BlackBerry the minute you notice there is a BlackBerry article up. You even refuse to acknowledge their software prowess, and how it's been growing quarter after quarter, saying only negative things about it that isn't true. YOU are the real troll on all of these articles, and your account will soon be banned, just like your last two were.

150. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2124; Member since: May 29, 2014

So is this another Mxy account? Dude made his account a few weeks ago just to troll. So sad.

144. JoeMatters

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

My account should not be banned. You troll and attack everyone on BlackBerry no matter what they say about it. Move onto another platform already and let people say what they want. You are such a fool

145. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Your account should definitely be banned, especially since you created it just to troll BlackBerry articles. You don't comment on any other articles except BlackBerry ones, and it's always trolling comments. If you don't like the company, why bother commenting here? Each comment you make reinforces the fact that you're a troll. You need to take your own advice, let those who wish to back BlackBerry do so without having to be exposed to your constant trolling, and move on elsewhere. You don't even have the wherewithal to know how to properly respond to someone's comment on PA. You're a trolling idiot, and your account will soon be banned, guaranteed.

146. JoeMatters

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

You are a complete waste of time. I do not troll and you attack everyone for their opinions on BlackBerry. Get a life and do something else besides bash every negative comment about the company. You are the only one that does not see it.

147. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Says I'm a complete waste of time and says I should get a life, and yet, continues to argue with me. You can add "dumb as dirt" right next to "I created another account just to troll BlackBerry articles" on your PA profile. Now stop projecting your pitiful, lonely life onto me, open up your eyes and admit the truth that you know deep down inside (that you troll every BlackBerry article and everyone knows it), and kindly sit in the corner and wait for the ban-hammer to hit you once more.
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