For all of you naysayers out there who think its too late for Blackberry and that they missed their opportunity, I'm here to tell you that the Priv might make you change your mind. Blackberry CEO John Chen has set a sales goal of five million units in the next year, and hitting that goal may keep Blackberry in the handheld market.
All eyes are on Toronto today for Research In Motion's (now BlackBerry's) big reveal of the long-awaited, oft-delayed BlackBerry 10. Canadians are forced to put patriotism before their pocketbooks when considering the replacement of their current BlackBerry with the new one. The biggest barrier could be the staggering cost of breaking an existing cell-phone contract. So while many Canadians are rooting for BlackBerry, it will be no surprise to see them rooting from the sidelines.