Articles by Crackberry Kevin

Editor's Desk: There's a new CrackBerry Chief in town... it's time for Bla1ze to light it up!

Editor's Desk: There's a new CrackBerry Chief in town... it's time for Bla1ze to light it up!

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It's been an exciting few days for BlackBerry fans and we're closing off the week with some exciting CrackBerry news of our own. I've been pondering shaking things up here for a while now, and today I'm happy to officially pull the trigger and announce some exciting changes to our editorial team. I say officially, as behind the scenes we've already been beta testing the revised team...

Says BlackBerry CEO,

Says BlackBerry CEO, "If we ship 10 million phones in a year, we'll be profitable on phones"

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During the Q&A portion of BlackBerry's Q1 2015 earnings call, CEO John Chen answered a question which sheds some light on BlackBerry's strategy as it concerns the profitability of the BlackBerry hardware devision. "If we ship 10 million phones in a year, we'll be profitable on phones (hardware). That's the model we're going after." Historically, most people heard the name...

I'm going to Waterloo next week for BlackBerry's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders... what do you want me to ask?!

I'm going to Waterloo next week for BlackBerry's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders... what do you want me to ask?!

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It's time for my annual pilgrimage to Waterloo, Canada, the birthplace and hometown of BlackBerry, to attend the company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. This will be my fourth year attending the AGM and John Chen will be the fourth CEO to take the stage in as many years. We were there for the end of the Mike Lazaridis / Jim Balsillie co-CEO reign and we were there for the...

"Loyalty doesn't feed my family, BlackBerry. I need incentives. I need to make more money."

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I recently caught up with a friend who is an independent app developer. He's capable of developing for other mobile platforms, but historically he's focused on BlackBerry app development and has been quite prolific at it over the years. There is a good chance you have downloaded one or more of his apps. It didn't take long for me to ask my friend —who's name I'm going to leave...