The iPhone isn’t that great and the Android OS is woefully insecure. Come Jan. 30, if mobile users take a hard look at their devices and then look at the new BlackBerry 10, RIM could be in for a windfall.
– Rob Enderle, Why 2013 Is RIM’s BlackBerry Year, 2012
- BlackBerry strikes a “preliminary go-private deal for $4.7 billion” (translation: it’s selling to a Canadian insurance firm for parts and patents)
- Apple announces 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c units sold on opening weekend—nearly twice that of the iPhone 5’s opening weekend—and 200 million existing devices upgraded to iOS 7, double iOS 6’s release