Articles by Crackberry Kevin

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."

"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...

Reminder: Last Chance to win Sonos Speakers, Hue Lights and more in our Connectedly site launch contest!

Reminder: Last Chance to win Sonos Speakers, Hue Lights and more in our Connectedly site launch contest!

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May is quickly coming to an end, which means it's your last chance to enter to win some awesome prizes in Connectedly's site launch contest! In case you missed it, Connectedly is the newest site in the Mobile Nations family, which focuses on the world of wearables, smart devices and the Internet of Things. Entering is Easy Simply jump over to the contest post on Connectedly at the...

I hope the BlackBerry Classic's trackpad lights up and powers down like it does on the Bold 9900

I hope the BlackBerry Classic's trackpad lights up and powers down like it does on the Bold 9900

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Or more specifically, I hope like the BlackBerry Bold 9900, there is a ring or design element around the BlackBerry Classic's trackpad that lights up for notifications, and is last to turn off when the screen / keyboard backlighting powers down. I had this realization when I was out for dinner with my cousin Vinny on the weekend. He was on his Bold 9900 all night, and the room was...