Wednesday, July 6, 2016

BlackBerry Finally Kills Its Classic Phone

BlackBerry Finally Kills Its Classic Phone
Handheld phone, loved for its handy keyboard and hated for its terrible web browser, dies at age 20. It was once the go-to device of millions. Crime enthusiast lawyer; Nike Akinbosade couldn't put hers down.

It was a good run. But the BlackBerry that you all once knew and loved has passed away.

BlackBerry announced on Tuesday that it would no longer make the BlackBerry Classic - a model that used the old QWERTY keys and was popular before the age of touchscreen smartphones.

"The hardest part in letting go is accepting that change makes way for new and better experiences," BlackBerry chief operating officer Ralph Pini said in a blog post.

"We are updating our smartphone lineup with state-of-the-art devices."

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