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CrackBerry Live: BlackBerry Live General Session Debrief with BlackBerry Product Manager Michael Clewley

By Simon Sage on 14 May 2013 03:45 pm EDT
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Our good buddy Michael Clewley swung by the CrackBerry Live booth at BlackBerry Live 2013 to run through the whirlwind of announcements coming out of the general session. He and Kevin talked about BBM going cross-platform, BES 10.1, and the BlackBerry Q5. 

If you want to follow the show as it happens, head on over to crackberry.com/live! We'll be doing interviews throughout the show, and we've got a live chat rolling.

26 comments

Kyle Andrei

Ummm where can I get those stickers that adorn your laptop?

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camera531

Nothing on the big Q10 delay? Interesting, he's only the product manager after all...

BriniaSona

Phone up your carriers ceo amd bitch at him. It's not BlackBerry 's fault.

camera531

Well, we know that the AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon models passed through the FCC weeks ago and have completed testing. We had Heins say for weeks that the US carriers would launch in May. Now, all of a sudden and without comment, Heins changed his tune. I'm thinking BlackBerry isn't the innocent victim here... The carriers can't sell from inventory that BlackBerry hasn't provided. It's also the reason why the stock dropped over 4% after the keynote (which was great otherwise and should've raised the stock).

playbookster

Well aren't we Mr negative today. Saw all your posts in the forum. Give it a rest.

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camera531

This is a very legitimate complaint @playbookster...

RubberChicken76

They carrier testing leads at AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon told you this? What did the marketing managers from those companies tell you when you spoke to them?

camera531

Ok smartass, T-Mobile is selling to business customers, so it's obviously ready for market. The retail AT&T model has been the one given to reviewers (for weeks), and AT&T has the same testing as Rogers in Canada. Verizon's retail unit with full branding and bloatware has been seen many times, so it's safe to assume that's also ready for primetime.

I'm guessing BlackBerry wants to push more z10 sales this way, which haven't been selling great in the US, and/or they can't make enough inventory.

TDSWIM

Negative or not, as an investor I would have liked to hear something about the US Q10 release.

Brutal Efficiency

Go #TeamBlackBerry

Blackberry Faithful - #TeamBlackBerry

Jeandry Brito

Updated blackberry Bridge go chek it out

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offyoutoddle

Message to Kevin - Feel free to push on him why Thorsten dodged the PB BB10 question - no Thorsten you haven't talked about it anything like enough - and give him a slap from me for making channels a PC only loader ;)

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jgrzadka

Kevin you said there were three major anouncements today but Michael finished by saying there was a fourth big announcement, the automotive industry. Can you elaborate as to why you do not think the ladder is not such big news. Do you think that it is not probable that Blackberry might focus more on cars than they do on cell phones?

Oscar_E

Any comments on headless app issues ?

playbookster

It's in the 10.2 update according to the road map. Sdk is out in june

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Oscar_E

Ok thanks bud !! seems far, but is really near

nexus2905

What's the pin for the crackberry live chat?

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birdman_38

Good to see Kevin went all out with his wardrobe today *smh*

jic999

Battery specs is 2100 like the Q10 , thats an awesome little phone cheap as chips awesome !!!

currentodysseys

The BES getting cross platform IS a HUGE deal! this I think is the most important announcement + integration with everyday use, like the car videocall... it has started people... :D I am really happy to hear these two steps as I think really marks application of the "new" mobile computing Heins was talking about in January.

Exciting stuff! :D

SK122387

I'm glad BlackBerry isn't wasting any time and/or resources developing BBM for Windows Phone.

I think it's becoming increasingly clear that BlackBerry is the third operating system (though I'm not one of the people who thinks there's only room for X amount of operating systems).

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purpledog10

Well, I'm disappointed that Windows phones won't get BBM since my brother works for Microsoft and has a Windows phone. I was looking forward to showing off some BB pizzazz to him!

2 Phonez

It's funny he says "aboot" then tells Clewley to talk American :P

Kevin Michaluk

I know, right? :)

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the_real_mikeyb

BB10 on PlayBook: let's talk about that!

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Supa_Fly1

product manager doesn't know the specs off the top of his head?? BlackBerry Product Manager?! CanI have his job please?!