Despite my tech break, the whole BlackBerry security sega has been washing around in my head. It smells and actually stinks – why all of a sudden have so many countries kicked this up as a big enough deal to switch the service off – Gulf, Middle East, India …. 9/11 happened in 2001? Continue Reading
The world must seem like a very lonely place if your BlackBerry at the moment. Technology aside, BlackBerry has always had an intensely loyal following due to clever design at every level.
The users loved the ability to scratch their ‘itch’ easily – its like wearing a watch, we just check it even though we don’t need to know the time. The IT folk embraced it because it was now in their control, they have the BES and it stopped you or me doing anything they did not want us to do. The security teams stamped it because of the unique way in which it ran – the first private cloud service if you will from device through network and the network operators loved it, fat margins and a legitimate reason to hook you into a data tariff. Continue Reading