RIM rebrands itself as BlackBerry and unveils a new operating system and two new smartphones. Take a closer look at the company's last hope of regaining mobile glory.
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BlackBerry Hub aggregates all forms of communications, including email, BlackBerry Messenger and social feeds from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other networks. Calendaring is also integrated, so users can navigate from email messages to text messages to social posts and calendar appointments without returning to a main menu and going into separate apps. The Hub also pulls together content from company and personal profiles and social updates. If you have a calendar appointment with somebody you've never met before, you'll be able to see publicly available photos and profile information. If it's a friend who's in your social network, you'll see the person's latest posts.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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