CrackBerry:Of course, RIM will be facing strong competition along the way, the toughest rivals being iOS and Android. However, the Canadian tech company's newly appointed CEO is more than willing to familiarize himself with the competition's offerings, the main reason for that being knowing how would a BlackBerry fare against them. Here is what Heins stated in regards to himself trying out iOS and Android devices during a recent interview with
Currently, RIM holds about 16.6 percent of the U.S. smartphone market, trailing behind Android with 46.9 percent and iOS with 28.7 percent. And while BlackBerry handsets are still common among enterprises, they have seriously lost their appeal among consumers. Knowing what RIM has been missing on would definitely be of help towards reinventing its identity with its BlackBerry 10 devices, thus recapturing some of that lost ground. Perhaps, that was a point that the company's former duo of co-CEOs were not willing to acknowledge?