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BlackBerry Passport Gets Quick Video Demo Courtesy of John Chen

  We have seen quite a few pictures of the BlackBerry Passport recently but not much in terms of video. BNN (via CrackBerry) scored a video of John Chen quickly showing off the BlackBerry Passport and its looking good. Nothing crazy to see there but it is nice to see the device on. Check it…

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John Chen Plans for BBM to Hit $100 Million in Revenue Next Year

One of the smaller tidbits that was highlighted during the events yesterday was when John Chen started talking about BBM and his plans. He stated that he is setting up BBM to hit $100 million in revenue next year through new services along with data collection combined with advertising like sponsored BBM channels. My favorite…

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BlackBerry’s VP of Global Alliances and Ecosystems Marty Mallick Leaves As BlackBerry Focuses on Enterprise

Some of you may know Marty Mallick as the guy behind bringing consumer and top shelf apps to BlackBerry 10. He delivered on some big deals and lost a few he promised. Now it looks like BlackBerry’s move to focus on Enterprise apps and have all the rest of the apps come from the Amazon…

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How Many BlackBerry 10′s Were Sold Last Quarter?

At yesterday’s AGM, a familiar question was posed. Of all the devices (2.6 million) that was sold last quarter, how many devices was BlackBerry 10? Well, here’s the answer!

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Cancelled BlackBerry Z5 Shows Its Face!

Following the Kopi leak, techrum is at it again with the Cappuccino. Cappuccino with similar specifications as the Z3, has a different build as compared to the Z3, but keep in mind that the Z5 is a cancelled project, so it might never see the face of a retail store. Check them out!

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BBM Broadcasts About to Get Worse with Emoticon Support

Have you ever wondered how BlackBerry could make BBM Broadcasts any more annoying? Then rest assured they have you in mind. Jeff Gadway at BlackBerry has confirmed that emoticons are coming back to broadcast messages in the next BBM release for BlackBerry 10 and is currently in beta. Now if only there was someone at…

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Transcript & Slides for BlackBerry Q1 2015 Earnings Call Now Available

The awesome team at SeekingAlpha have delivered again with a transcript of the latest BlackBerry Q1 2015 earnings call. For all of you who could not listen in to the call and do not want to wait for the audio replay you can read the whole thing over at SeekingAlpha at this link.

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BlackBerry Passport & BlackBerry Classic Shown of by John Chen

John Chen did the rounds after the AGM today with a running BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic in hand. This had quite a few people drooling including myself and left us torn between the Classic with its trackpad and the innovative keypad and screen of the Passport (formerly the Windermere or Q20) Thanks for CrackBerry,…

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