Exclusive: Boy Genius interviewed – round 3

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What kind of finish is it on the back of the 8300? It looked a little rubbery at one point…

Soft rubber case with a shiny black plastic battery cover. I’m guessing it will be the final version. Doesn’t seem like they would change it, it kinda works in its own sick and twisted way.


Fair enough. So before we get your thoughts on Palm’s apparent buy-out, any other news you want to share from the BlackBerry side of things?

Not so much. I just think they need a new marketing department asap.

You and I both, pal. Alright, so Motorola and Nokia are both at the head of this rumoured Palm buy-out. First, what do you think about Palm finally relenting and selling, and second, who do you think would benefit most from the purchase and what would they do with it?

Thank god, seriously. If I have to see the damn design for a Treo again, I’m not sure what I’d do. I am dying here. Treo 600/650/700/750/680 – ARE ALL THE SAME THING DAMN IT.

You’ve got to me admit – it’s better looking than any of the early BB’s, up to the 8700, even.

Never, because that was the look of the BlackBerry. It was corporate, had a good feel. I mean, dude, people were running over 7520s with a car. They didn’t have t be concerned with that back then, they were in their own lane, doing what they did best. Can’t knock them for it.

That’s true. Ok, so now – Nokia and Motorola? Who should pick up Palm and what’ll happen when they do? What do you expect to see?

Who knows? I personally cant stand the Palm OS. That is something else that really hasn’t evolved with the device, but hey, at least you can download full mp3s.

Hahaha. True. You know, we always ask you about hardware, but what about software? What are your favourite app’s on your BlackBerry, and have you seen any coming down the pipeline that you’re excited about?

I love WebMessenger, love InfoSpace. That’s about it. I don’t really get too crazy about apps anymore. Still waiting on RIMs AIM client. Way to go, guys! Another group in the consumer market you missed. So many people would ditch SideKicks, but nope…

  • http://www.kradest.com Krad

    Excellent!

    I for one would never leak info or pics due to nda agreements, but bgr has awesome quality pictures, reviews and is the source for unreleased goodies. Keep it up!

  • http://www.kradest.com/ Krad

    Excellent!

    I for one would never leak info or pics due to nda agreements, but bgr has awesome quality pictures, reviews and is the source for unreleased goodies. Keep it up!

  • I better don’t tell

    If Boy Genius is a RIM employee he should have been fired a long time ago…. Or should I say BG was hired by RIM to make us think he has great info?

    One way or another, he’s an ass…

  • I better don’t tell

    If Boy Genius is a RIM employee he should have been fired a long time ago…. Or should I say BG was hired by RIM to make us think he has great info?

    One way or another, he’s an ass…

  • http://www.hockeyshare.com/ Kevin

    Excellent point about the AIM client – IMO, they’ve really dropped the ball on that one!

  • http://www.hockeyshare.com Kevin

    Excellent point about the AIM client – IMO, they’ve really dropped the ball on that one!

  • http://www.kradest.com/ Krad

    why is he an ass?

    What is it that he is doing that is causing anyone any harm? if anything he is making hype in an almost non-existent platform.

    I wish i had the contacts he has in the biz.

    I give props to Motorola for having a preview section on their site for what they are planning to come out.

  • http://www.kradest.com Krad

    why is he an ass?

    What is it that he is doing that is causing anyone any harm? if anything he is making hype in an almost non-existent platform.

    I wish i had the contacts he has in the biz.

    I give props to Motorola for having a preview section on their site for what they are planning to come out.

  • AC

    ” will we ever find out the true identity of the BG?”

    Not to sound whatever, but I know who BG is. Not personally, but we’ve talked before in his “career” before he took this avenue into his current career.

  • AC

    ” will we ever find out the true identity of the BG?”

    Not to sound whatever, but I know who BG is. Not personally, but we’ve talked before in his “career” before he took this avenue into his current career.

  • AC

    ” will we ever find out the true identity of the BG?”

    Not to sound whatever, but I know who BG is. Not personally, but we’ve talked before in his “career” before he took this avenue into his current career.