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post #21 of 36
I actually kind of like blackberries. I think to some extent they got a bit of a bad rap. At my company for instance, we have a whole bunch of the lower tier models we use as loners when people have problems with their real phones. So for a lot of people here, they're only experience with a blackberry is a crappy, falling apart old phone that has been used by 1000 different people.
On the other hand though I would never buy one. I like them, I like the keyboard, but I simply can't justify paying the same price for a blackberry as I could for a real phone when you get so much less for the money.
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post #22 of 36
spin off your messaging business now bb. before everyone starts using something else. imessage already replaced it among the general populace
post #23 of 36
is there even new blackberries with the original design (small non touch screen and a keyboard)?

That design is vastly superior to touchscreens
Edited by felon - 3/5/14 at 12:05pm
post #24 of 36
I guess it's time for BB to adopt Android or WP.
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post #25 of 36
My wife won't get rid of her Blackberry. I think she's suffering from Stockholm Syndrome.
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post #26 of 36
I have the Z10 and Tmobile. The Z10 is actually really nice. Multitask better then anything Ive ever had. I know ive saved countless hours because of this already.
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post #27 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post

BlackBerry’s CEO followed suit and went on to call T-Mobile’s promotion “inappropriate” and an “ill-conceived marketing promotion.”

Rofl, so are your phones, Blackberry. lachen.gif

I had a black berry in 2010-2012 it had HALF the functionality of my windows mobile Samsung Black Jack FROM 2006!
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post #28 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Masked View Post

Sir, when I first started in this business, the Blackberry was god.

Even when the Iphone debuted, the Blackberry was god.

Only after the Iphone 3 did they really lose traction and fail.
They did the same thing a lot of companies that have failed have done. They got complacent in a market-leading position and someone stole a march right by them. You might recover from that if you throw a lot of cash around to get back in the marketplace, like Microsoft is doing right now, but RIM/Blackberry doesn't have anything like Microsoft's capitalization.
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I guess it's time for BB to adopt Android or WP.
Actually, QNX is an excellent basis for a mobile OS. But Blackberry needed to get started about two years sooner than they did. What's happened to BB is what would have happened to Apple if they had bought NeXT in 1998 instead of 1996. Apple acquired a much better OS at a time when they still had the resources and time to fight back. AMD did the same thing when they bought NexGen (and the design that became the K6-x) in 1995. NexGen had a winning design, but couldn't manufacture or market it. AMD could do both, but didn't have a design of its own that anyone wanted to buy.
     
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post #29 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jethrodood View Post

I have the Z10 and Tmobile. The Z10 is actually really nice. Multitask better then anything Ive ever had. I know ive saved countless hours because of this already.

Same here, really like my Z10, blackberry hub, true multi-tasking... now if AT&T would just release that 10.2 update... although I suppose I can just load it myself.
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Wow, thats brutal. I own an 8900 Curve since my Galaxy S Duos broke, not too happy with it.
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