1. andy957's Avatar
    Does it have some significance? Personally, I think it's a bit silly and except for the Passport* doesn't follow the naming convention of the other BB10 devices.

    I suppose I should know the answer to that but it just is bizarre sounding.

    (*Edit: Passport and Classic, my bad, but Classic at least makes sense.)
    Last edited by andy957; 05-12-15 at 06:47 PM.
    05-12-15 05:25 PM
  2. Bla1ze's Avatar
    Pulled it out of a hat.
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    05-12-15 05:36 PM
  3. andy957's Avatar
    Pulled it out of a hat.
    So you're saying the name just "leapt" out of a hat at them? (sorry, couldn't resist)
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    05-12-15 05:39 PM
  4. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Pulled it out of a hat.
    So you're saying the name just "leapt" out of a hat at them? (sorry, couldn't resist)
    It was carved in the carrot the rabbit had in his mouth when he leaped out of the hat.

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    05-12-15 05:42 PM
  5. rebroker2009's Avatar
    They couldnt say leak

    Blackberry Passport running 10.3.2.500
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    05-12-15 05:43 PM
  6. andy957's Avatar
    They couldnt say leak

    Blackberry Passport running 10.3.2.500
    That would have created quite a buzz - the BlackBerry Leak. Then we could say we're installing a leak on our Leak.
    Last edited by andy957; 05-12-15 at 06:45 PM.
    05-12-15 05:45 PM
  7. birdman_38's Avatar
    Pulled it out of a hat.
    Jim Balsillie's hat
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    05-12-15 07:37 PM
  8. andy957's Avatar
    I guess what I mean by this thread is that "leap" signifies to me moving forward. This phone just doesn't scream that concept.
    05-12-15 07:39 PM
  9. qwerty4ever's Avatar
    Remember the infamous "we're going to leapfrog the competition?"
    06-13-15 10:10 AM
  10. conbrio29's Avatar
    I just finished reading Losing the Signal, the book about BlackBerry by The Globe and Mail writers. They talk about when RIM was still in its infancy, they had a device called the Leapfrog. I wonder if maybe the name Leap is an homage to the Leapfrog? Google search "RIM Leapfrog" for an image of it.

    http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/73...319095dc44.jpg

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    06-13-15 02:20 PM
  11. John Vieira's Avatar
    It signifies the leap out of the window that the investors took when they saw it.

    Actually, I'm pretty sure they just got the name from a random word generator.

    Personally, I would have preferred something like Blackberry Slate. Slab. Monolith.

    The Blackberry Monolith. Now THATS a name with impact. Even if it makes as little sense as Leap.

    Work Wide and Prosper
    06-13-15 02:37 PM
  12. MrGlenn's Avatar
    It might be shorthand for:
    Let's (just) Engineer Android Phones.

    Posted via CB10
    06-13-15 02:43 PM
  13. Ed YANG's Avatar
    the LEAP also got me scratch my head ever since it was announced and released... duh... where's the improvement on the hardware that made BB "leaped"??
    06-27-15 04:50 AM
  14. wilber1's Avatar
    Mr.Chen thought of it when he said he was going to the john to take a leak .(he pronounced it a little off)
    06-27-15 05:46 AM
  15. adonesc's Avatar
    They smoked a lot, and I mean a lot of pot, and then played spin-the-bottle...

    Cartman says: Screw you guys I'm going home!
    06-27-15 08:31 AM
  16. huungryshark's Avatar
    They smoked a lot, and I mean a lot of pot, and then played spin-the-bottle...

    Cartman says: Screw you guys I'm going home!
    There must be harder stuff involved than just weed to come up with a device like this
    06-27-15 12:14 PM
  17. Lithtech's Avatar
    Leap... as in 'the leap to blackberry' for new customers? lol
    06-27-15 07:07 PM
  18. modifier's Avatar
    Low-End Enterprise Phone. The LEEP acronym became "Leap" as a name.

    [CB10 / Q10]
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    06-28-15 06:07 AM
  19. Benjamin Black's Avatar
    Low-End Enterprise Phone. The LEEP acronym became "Leap" as a name.

    [CB10 / Q10]
    Thanks! Where did you get this knowledge?

    Posted via CB10
    06-28-15 08:39 AM
  20. adonesc's Avatar
    There must be harder stuff involved than just weed to come up with a device like this
    Crystal meth?

    Cartman says: Screw you guys I'm going home!
    06-28-15 02:11 PM
  21. Prem WatsApp's Avatar
    Rhymes with cheap? :-)

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    07-06-15 05:22 AM
  22. playbookster's Avatar
    It's a better name than Wiiu

    Posted via CB10
    07-08-15 12:51 PM
  23. LostOnThePianoRoll's Avatar
    Should name a device the BlackBerry Meow to appeal to younger generations

    Posted via CB10
    07-08-15 02:31 PM

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