CrackBerry Kevin

Kevin Michaluk (aka CrackBerry Kevin) is the founder of CrackBerry and BlackBerry's #1 fanboy. Follow @crackberrykevin on Twitter & Instagram as he celebrates 10 Years of CrackBerry!

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Be sure to hit up the Samsung Developers Conference
In San Francisco next week?

Be sure to hit up the Samsung Developers Conference

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As I mentioned earlier today in my From the Editor's Desk post, our sibling site Android Central is taking a page out of the CrackBerry books and will be firing up the Android Central Live Show in San Francisco next week at the first annual Samsung Developers Conference. Going live with coverage isn't easy, and we have some solid experiencing doing it now thanks to CrackBerry Live at...

CrackBerry Live Podcast 104: BlackBerry Z30 review, BBM, Jam Asia and BBRY news galore!

CrackBerry Live Podcast 104: BlackBerry Z30 review, BBM, Jam Asia and BBRY news galore!

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I am finally back from my travels so we're firing up the CrackBerry podcast to kick off your Friday. Adam, Bla1ze and Simon will be joining me on this one and we'll be talking about all the latest news. Simon will fill us in on Jam Asia and the BlackBerry Z30. We'll also be talking about all the BBRY dealings lately (there's a ton of news!) as well as BBM (where is it?!).  Join us live...

Apparently a lot of that TAT (The Astonishing Tribe) talent left BlackBerry Sweden to start a new company called TOPP...

Apparently a lot of that TAT (The Astonishing Tribe) talent left BlackBerry Sweden to start a new company called TOPP...

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When companies acquire other companies, it's usually for one or more of a few reasons, including: to grow market share (and take out a competitor a long the way), to acquire technology and/or to acquire talent. Nearly three years ago, BlackBerry (RIM at the time) acquired a company out of Sweden that the tech world knew as The Astonishing Tribe, or TAT. Now known within BlackBerry as "...

Game on: Google search trends shows BBM has a real shot at scoring in the multi-platform Instant Messaging game

Game on: Google search trends shows BBM has a real shot at scoring in the multi-platform Instant Messaging game

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Long time readers of CrackBerry know I'm a big fan of analytics and have often looked to Google Trends to gain insight into the demand for things like phones and apps. For the most part, looking at Google Trends data over the years has provided a pretty good representation of actual demand over time in the mobile realm, especially when comparing multiple items in a similar category....

CrackBerry Live Podcast 102: Live from KOREA talking BBM launch weekend, future of BlackBerry, CrackBerry and more!

CrackBerry Live Podcast 102: Live from KOREA talking BBM launch weekend, future of BlackBerry, CrackBerry and more!

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Wow. What a CRAZY weekend. We had the team out in force on Saturday waiting for BBM for Android but unfortunately things didn't go quite as planned. Things are a bit of a jumble right now but we're hoping they all get cleared up quickly. We know there are a lot of questions so we're firing up a quick hangout to talk about everything that went down and what happens from here. And oh yeah...

CrackBerry Kevin talks iPhone 5s / 5c launch day antics w/ iMore's Rene Ritchie

CrackBerry Kevin talks iPhone 5s / 5c launch day antics w/ iMore's Rene Ritchie

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If you follow @crackberrykevin on twitter, you'll know I spent the morning stirring the iPhone pot in typical CrackBerry fashion. I happen to be in Miami at the moment, so I hit up the busy Lincoln Road Apple Store to take in the iPhone launch craziness and join in on the action (I'm not sure on exact numbers, but would say it was probably 500+ people waiting). If you remember correct,...