News & Rumors

BlackBerry World 2011 Podcast - Talking App Development with Chris Smith and Mike Kirkup of Research In Motion

News & Rumors

First Look: How the technology behind TATs apps will be implemented on the PlayBook & made accessible to 3rd party developers!

News & Rumors

Video: Thought Process Behind Building a BlackBerry Super App Using New Twitter App as an Example

Login and Leave a Comment to Enter

Win a FREE BlackBerry Passport from CrackBerry!

Shortcuts the classic way

BlackBerry Classic signals return of 'keyboard shortcuts'

Be among the first to own a BlackBerry Passport

Media Markt opens pre-orders for the BlackBerry Passport

News & Rumors

AIESEC Canada's Executive team uses BlackBerry Z30's

Old school meets new school

BlackBerry Classic appears once again in new batch of photos

Earnings

BlackBerry will announce Q2 2015 earnings on Sept. 26

News & Rumors

Porsche Design P'9983

Luxury redefined

Porsche Design P'9983 launch event on Sept. 17th

The tool belt is back!

BlackBerry Classic caught posing for the camera

Canadians love a great comeback!

BlackBerry Passport marketing ramps up in Canada

News & Rumors

More BlackBerry Blend details leak out

tweet tweet

Twittly - A Twitter client from Nemory Studios enters beta

4K ALL THE THINGS

4K video recording being tested for the BlackBerry Passport

hey big spender

New BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 specs and images

Oh so pretty

Still not sold on the BlackBerry Passport?

pre release review

BlackBerry Passport gets a full video walkthrough

Not official but they're there

BlackBerry OS 10.3.0.1052 autoloaders now available

< >

DevCon Podcast: Interview With Chris Smith, Senior Director of BlackBerry Development Platform

Listen Now!

By Kevin Michaluk on 10 Nov 2009 01:04 pm EST
-
loading...
-
loading...
-
loading...
CrackBerry Podcast Episode 040: Best CrackBerry Podcast Ever!

The first day of the BlackBerry Developer Conference had us going from early morning till late at night, but just before the evening reception kicked off we had a chance to sit down for an interiew with Chris Smith from Research in Motion. Chris' title is Sr. Director, BlackBerry Development Platform, which means a WHOLE BUNCH of major software responsibilities fall on his plate.

For all of our faithful CrackBerry readers out there, THIS IS THE PODCAST YOU HAVE TO LISTEN TO. We cover a LOT of topics here.... all the hot issues and topics that pop up in the forums daily - the web browser, OS 5.0, app memory, and WAYYY more.  It's about 32 minutes. Take a listen. Enjoy the show!!

Listen to our Interview with Chris Smith, Sr. Director, BlackBerry Development Platform

 

 

Reader comments

DevCon Podcast: Interview With Chris Smith, Senior Director of BlackBerry Development Platform

12 Comments

Thank you Kevin for this interview i just finished listening to it. Because you are at the Developer Conference maybe you could find out some answers to my questions?

The reason I have a BB is because the company I work for wanted something more business focused.

Do you think BB may be getting away from being a producer of Business centered devices to entertainment driven devices?

Also, it seems many Smartphone developers are chasing iPhone or Droid (insert device here) Why can’t RIM devices be the ones that others are trying to emulate?

Will I ever be able to listen to Windows Media protocol audio on my BB?

I did like the multiple theme question at the end maybe we will see this in the future. Thanks!

Yeah, crank the speakers up. I ordered some new super duper podcast recording equipment for doing live shows, but it got held up at customs and didn't have it yet for devcon, so we had to use a less than optimal solution.  thx for the patience!

Kevin, with the browser topic on the podcast, do you know if all devices will receive this new browser? I'm very much interested in getting the new essex once it's available but hesitant now if there is a chance it will not get the new browser.

Although now it's tempting to check out verizon with their storm 2 with all of the new goodies on the way.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but it didn't sound like they ruled out the original Storm from the Open GL programming.

Granted, I'm looking forward to my upgrade to the Storm2, but that may be a while. So if this is going to be something that hits the floor as upon completion of the meetings, I'm eager to have something good coming out the purchase from this trouble-clad Storm 1. Any further insight would be a big help. Keep up the great work.

I cannot seem to find this podcast on itunes? Is it available for download through my ipod touch? *Sorry i just read that it would be up later! Nevermind im my eyes are just tired at looking at this curve screen and wanting a 9700*