RIM seems like it’s spinning out of control. Having posted terrible losses last night, the internet has been awash with rumours that the company is going to cease making BlackBerry devices for consumers in favour of a renewed focus its business-y strengths. Now that appears not to be true, but one obvious question remains: Would you ever dip your toes in the BlackBerry waters again?
This morning, RIM has told Pocket-Lint that – contrary to numerous reports – it will continue to produce consumer-facing BlackBerry products. The misinterpretation all seems to have come from quotes by the company’s new CEO Thorsten Heins, who said that RIM will be shifting to focus on its strengths – but not that it’ll ditch any areas of business.
Either way, the road ahead for BlackBerry looks rocky. The PlayBook has been a dramatic failure, the BB10 OS is still a long way off and RIM’s had some serious company reshuffling. With all that in mind, would you still be willing to buy a BlackBerry?
Whether or not you’ve got one now, had one before or have never owned a BlackBerry device, we’re asking you to take a look at the current situation and weigh in with your thoughts. Answer the poll below to have your say: