RIM Is Not Ditching Physical Keyboards
Research In Motion today showed off the virtual QWERTY keyboard it is designing for BlackBerry 10. The keyboard involves better predictive software for word formation and even sentence formation. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins noted during the keynote that the company hopes to take some of these innovations and adapt them for use in its devices with physical keyboards. A RIM spokesperson on-site at the event also confirmed to Phone Scoop that RIM is not going to stop producing devices with physical keyboards, despite its focus during the keynote on virtual keyboards. The spokesperson said that the company is all about offering users a choice, and pointed to its current device roster, which contains devices with both physical and virtual keyboards. The spokesperson also noted that while the first BlackBerry 10 device might have only a virtual keyboard, future BlackBerry 10 devices will have virtual as well as physical keyboards.
Hands-On: BlackBerry Classic
BlackBerry's Classic smartphone harkens back to the devices of yesteryear. Its defining feature is a physical QWERTY keyboard, something phone makers have left in the past for good reason.
Hands On with TCL's New BlackBerry Smartphone
TCL today showed off a unique BlackBerry smartphone that includes both a physical QWERTY keyboard and a touch screen. This large slab is meant to help reinvigorate sales of BlackBerry smartphones to businesses.
Review: GBoard and Word Flow Keyboards for iPhone
Google and Microsoft have fielded new keyboard apps — GBoard and Word Flow, respectively — for the Apple iPhone. GBoard includes search tools, while Word Flow lets you create your own themes.
BlackBerry Shows Off the Passport for Mobile Pros
BlackBerry today fully revealed the Passport, its first smartphone to debut since February. The Passport has a unique shape, providing a large, square screen with a full, physical QWERTY keyboard below.
Xperia Pro landscape slider
Whatever happened to businesses offering choices?!?!?!?
Would be nice to see a follow-up to the Samsung Stratosphere! I'd give the Motorola Droid 4 a chance, but I had way way too many problems with
the original Droid, problems with the keyboard, charging port, touch screen,
won't go back to Motorola!!!