I wrote this answer on Quora and thought it may be useful to share with you faithful blog readers. Answer by Bayan Qandil: I haven’t used the final BB10 for me to make a proper statement here. I did use very early versions of it and I’m very familiar with the typical BlackBerry Value Prop.
Almost 3 months ago, I switched from my BlackBerry 9960 to an iPhone 4S. Prior to that I have been using a BlackBerry for 8 years. Some of you know I also worked for RIM during that period for 3.5 years. But in early June this year, I got fed up with my 3 week
I thought this is a great infographic to share. Keep in mind it’s a little old and outdated but the scales are still true. Let me know what you think. by
This question has been circling the internet for months and is still being asked today on numerous blogs and websites. Should RIM have chosen Android and not acquired QNX for their next generation operating system? Why would RIM build from scratch rather than use a proven and popular platform? Did RIM make the wrong decision making it unsuccessful today?
My answer to this question on Quora: What kind of room for career growth is there for software engineers at large companies (i.e. Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, etc.)? I’m first going to answer the question, then I’m going to give you my thoughts on Software Professionals, career progression, management and leadership. Typical Software Engineering Career
A couple of years ago, I rebranded & redesigned my blog in an attempt to change it’s image and provide it it’s own brand, separate from mine. My personal and career goals have changed since then and I’ve decided that I want to utilize this blog to showcase my insights directly. As such, it makes more sense to have it setup with a simpler blog format and brand it with my own name. So, that’s what I’ve done.
If you’re a Rogers customer up here in Canada, then you may be familiar with Rogers Remote TV Manager service. Rogers has built smartphone applications for iOS, Android and BlackBerry OS to allow you to utilize the service through your smartphone. If you’re an avid BlackBerry user however, then you have likely run across the “Service Not Available” issue that seems to plague many BlackBerry devices. If so, read on for a fix.
We’ve seen it, or experienced it, too many times. A product or a suite of products with great features that just don’t work well together. As a user, it frustrates you that the simplest, most obvious, action cannot be easily done. If you’re invested enough and savvy enough, you search for shortcuts, hacks or some type of solution to improve your disjointed workflow. Whether you find one or not, you’re still left with a bad taste in your mouth.
It has now been about 7 months since the last time I updated my blog and clearly my focus has been a little unfocused. Its time to refocus!
I’ve decided to yet again refocus my blog on leadership, business operations and business strategy. I’ll probably blog very little about mobile telecommunications technology for the time being.