There is no ignoring the fact that there are a lot of Android ports in BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10 devices. Most of the big name apps that people want, have come to BlackBerry 10 via an Android port. Well Alec Saunders, head of developer relations for BlackBerry, is well aware of the issues users [...]
It is great to see BlackBerry running their media blitz this year! VP of Developer Relations, Alec Saunders recently sat down with NBC’s Press:Here.The round table discussion surrounds BlackBerry developers and apps. Check out the video and let us know what you think about how Alec handled to discussion.
Mobile Link VP of BlackBerry Developer Relations, Alec Saunders is back with his last BlackBerry song titled BlackBerry 10 At Last. Check out the above video from BlackBerry and let us know what you think about it in the comments.
We have been wondering when the BlackBerry 10 Limited Edition device was going to be unveiled. It looks like we are going to get the first official look at it tomorrow during BlackBerry Jam Europe. Thanks to a tweet sent out by Alec Saunders, we have some news about the LE BlackBerry 10 device.
It takes some guts to jump off the edge of a perfectly good building, and that is exactly what Alec Saunders and Marty Mallick did while in Vegas for CES. Saunders, VP Developer Relations, and Mallick, Sr. Director, Strategic Business Development decided to prove to developers just how much they mean to RIM by partaking in the Stratosphere [...]
Alec Saunders is making it easier for developers to understand the criteria for the Built For BlackBerry program. Some people didn’t completely understand what kind of apps qualified so Alec used FancyTran as the example of what they are looking for.
The big question with the launch of BlackBerry 10 has been whether or not the apps would be there. While iOS and Android have been padding their app numbers over the last few years, this is one area where RIM has always been behind the field. However what it really comes down to is the [...]
Today at CES 2013 Engadget had a chance to sit down with Research In Motions’s VP of Developer Relations and Ecosystem Development, Alec Saunders. The near fifteen minute interview is worth the time spent watching it.
RIM has not kept it secret that they are working hard at getting developers to bring their apps to BlackBerry 10. One of the most popular cross-platform messaging clients out there is WhatsApp, and RIM is working hard to get it on BlackBerry 10 by launch.
Yesterday RIM released a press release about their joint venture with Appcelerator for the BlackBerry 10 platform. Today Alec Saunders, VP of BlackBerry Developer Relations, has made a guest post on the Appcelerator site stating “There is No Better Time – Carpe Diem Devs”.
RIM announced earlier today the partnership using the Appcelerator, and Alec Saunders, VP, Developer Relations & Ecosystems, Research In Motion, has given us more insight to the new opportunity and advantages of developing for BlackBerry 10, hit the jump to check out the full read!
More news from Blackberry Jam Asia, Alec Saunders announced that the Built for BlackBerry certification program is now live. By receiving the Built for BlackBerry certification for their app the developers can then qualify for the $10k Developer Commitment program. The program is another way that RIM is showing their support for developers because it [...]
Alec Saunders wrote a nice note on the Inside Blackberry Developer Blog. As you know Blackberry Jam Americas has ended and Alec had some words to say about it. He sums up the events and how working for RIM for the past year has been.
Mobile Link At BlackBerry Jam Americas 2012, Alec Saunders, VP of Developer Relations and Ecosystem Development at RIM, spoke about the three elements that distinguish every BlackBerry 10 application – integrated, social and beautiful.
And he tells you why in the quick video below. As if Blackberry Developers really need a reason to go to the conference. But Alec Saunders is going to tell you why you should anyway. Getting to see the Blackberry 10 platform up close and personal is reason enough. Scroll down and check it out! [...]
With the release of the Blackberry Playbook, it has been speculated that it was a large scale beta test for the new QNX operating system. It seems to make sense and then to push out the mobile Dev Blackberry 10 devices during the latter, it would make more sense that RIM has had a ploy to [...]
With all of this BS from surrounding this Baird Equity Research survey Alec Saunders has taking to the BlackBerry Dev Blog to set the record straight! Here is what Alec had to say: A recent report by Baird Equity Research is getting some pick up today on the interwebs. The report shows that developer intent [...]
RIM’s VP Developer Relations, Alec Saunders has posted the following article on the BlackBerry Dev Blog just the other day. Mr. Saunders and RIM are both very committed to the BlackBerry Developer community and he speaks out on the BlackBerry 10 delay. Over the last twelve months, I hope you’ve all seen the changes in [...]
VP of Developer Relations for RIM, Alec Saunders recently attended the MobileMonday event in Kuningan, South Jakarta. Mr. Saunders was in attendance to entice more Indonesian developers to develop for BlackBerry 10. While there Mr. Saunders was interview by the Jakarta Globe. The interview is defiantly worth reading so hit the break and take a [...]
Alec Saunders wrote an article on the Dev Blog about why RIM loves start ups. They love start ups because of innovation. New and fresh ideas and they haven’t been scooped up by other brands. RIM has a lot of sponsored upcoming events which will feature entrepreneurs. Check out the full article here.