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id love to see em rebound but, they are too stupid to learn they have seen the writing on the wall for like the last 4 or 5 years, and have kept sending someone out to paint over it biggrin.gif
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As said, BBX has to knock everyone's socks off, or RIM is going to become an enterprise security and IT firm, very fast.
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I saw this coming since they tried to enter the tablet market (who remembers that gigantic fail?) It's really sad because I loved my bold 9800 (I think?). It was reliable and the battery lasted a long time.
    
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It's a very tight market. I think the biggest problem is that once people get absorbed into a certain cloud (iCloud, Google's and Microsoft's services, etc.), staying with the same company becomes compelling. Microsoft is struggling to face this challenge, and they've been pouring a huge amount of resources into it...even if BB10 is fantastic, I have a hard time believing there is room for a viable fourth competitor. It has almost nothing to do with the quality of the product at this point.

QFT,

Their hardware design of their current line is superb (torch 1 had some issues, and Storm was a fail)

BB10 should fix the feelings people had that their current OS is shoe horned into touch screens while still providing great hardware. But by the time they get it to market, how much floor space are carriers going to give them when there are so many other platforms/devices to show.
    
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