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  • "We are talking about a mobile-computing experience that makes sure that for you as a user, you only have to carry one computing device," speaks Thorsten Heins, pitching the idea of BB10 phones acting as tablet/PC replacements with the help of peripherals. He claims BlackBerry (BBRY -7.7%) is studying "various configurations," and will discuss some of them at the May 14-16 BlackBerry World conference. Asus and Motorola have experimented with the docking station concept, with modest success. (WSJ Z10 report[View news story]
    Some day the consumer will realize that the carriers are pushing both IPhone and Android because the ARPU is higher based on lack of data compression, that is were BlackBerry has to talk up their product to both consumer and business. Save money don't let the carriers dictate what you pay.
    Mar 23, 2013. 08:17 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Checks indicate U.S. consumer pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10 (BBRY +1.1%) "have been light and well below expectations," says Detwiler Fenton's Jeff Johnston. AT&T began taking pre-orders on March 12, and Verizon 2 days later; both carriers will start actual sales within a week. He thinks FY14 BB110 sales are likely to be in the 13M-15M range, below the ~25M forecast by others. "BBRY has done a nice job with the OS; however, they need to figure out how to overcome the lack of mindshare their products have." (Goldman/Jefferies[View news story]
    Yes the single innovative home button. What an amazing feature for the non multitasking OS were would we be without it.
    Mar 21, 2013. 10:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment