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What the BlackBerry CEO really said about bringing the 'BlackBerry experience' to iOS

What the BlackBerry CEO really said about bringing the 'BlackBerry experience' to iOS

Richard Devine 12

Today was earnings day for BlackBerry, and while we're not going to go into the nitty gritty – hit up our buddies over at CrackBerry for that – CEO John Chen mentioned iOS and Android, the 'BlackBerry experience' and then ears pricked up. First up though was the news of 40 million iOS and Android combined BBM users, and then came this, courtesy of Phil Nickinson over at Android Central:

Reminder: Last chance to enter our BBM4ALL Video Contest for a chance to win an iPhone 5s or a trip to Toronto!

Reminder: Last chance to enter our BBM4ALL Video Contest for a chance to win an iPhone 5s or a trip to Toronto!

Adam Zeis 5

Hey you. Yes, YOU! You want a FREE iPhone 5s, don't you? Of course you do! And you only have about one week left to get it - thanks to our BBM4ALL Video Contest! The kids at CrackBerry have already cranked out some great videos, but if you do one of your own thats even bigger and better, you can win a brand new iPhone 5s or a trip to Toronto. Check out all the details below.

BBM4ALL Video Contest - Make a kick ass BBM commercial and you could win a trip to Toronto and visit to BlackBerry HQ!

BBM4ALL Video Contest - Make a kick ass BBM commercial and you could win a trip to Toronto and visit to BlackBerry HQ!

Rene Ritchie 4

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is now cross-platform, and that means my good friend (and boss) Kevin Michaluk can now torment keep in touch with everyone at iMore and Android Central, all from one app. With over 20 million iOS and Android users added to the BlackBerry Base, I've got everyone from old friends to old colleages BBM'ing now. BlackBerry is obviously thrilled, and to show how...

SMS, iMessage, BBM, Skype, Line, Twitter, Facebook: Which messaging systems do you use? [Poll]

SMS, iMessage, BBM, Skype, Line, Twitter, Facebook: Which messaging systems do you use? [Poll]

Rene Ritchie 43

Which messaging systems do you use? My life is a series of dissonant beeps and buzzes. My friends and family contact me via Apple's iMessage or old-school SMS, which are at least both built into the same Messages app on iOS, and the former of which at least has a desktop app on OS X. We use Microsoft's Skype as our office phone system at Mobile Nations, so I that's firing away pretty...