Half Of Canadian Pre-Registrations For BlackBerry Came From iPhone, Android Users

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http://techcrunch.com – With the debut of BlackBerry’s new BB10 OS and its accompanying handsets, many have questioned whether the revamp is enough to pull iPhone and Android enthusiasts into the BlackBerry fold. But a new research note from CIBC analyst Todd Coupland suggests that BlackBerry may be appealing to users on other platforms just as much as it’s exciting loyal BlackBerry customers. “In Canada 50% of preregistration at the carriers are not currently Blackberry users,” Coupland said. “This was a surprise and a datapoint that will be watched closely in other regions.” It’s u (IT news)