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First BlackBerry 10 Device to Lack a Physical Keyboard

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Jun 21, 2012, 10:43 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Research In Motion revealed today that the first smartphone to ship with its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 platform will not include a physical keyboard. Instead, the device will offer only a software-based keyboard. It is due to arrive by the end of the year, and a RIM spokesperson said that BlackBerry 10 devices with keyboards will launch "in the future." At a developer event RIM held in May, the company showed off a new software keyboard for its smartphones that uses new predictive software for correcting typing errors. This keyboard is expected to be part of the BlackBerry 10 platform.

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Fist Pump

Jun 21, 2012, 11:53 AM

A little to late to the show

I would say at least 4 years to late. Personally, I do not think BB stands a chance,. Way to many people have all ready jumped ship and are in love with either Android or IOS.
Doesn't matter if they even have 1% of the market from this day forward. Competition is good, choice is good.
If platforms from Microsoft, RIM, Nokia, and others fail its not good for anyone.
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Agree that it's never too late. I've jumped from BB to Android, but not by choice (thank you Verizon and your 4G/Grandfathered data policies). If I could keep my 3G BB until a 4G BB came out and still keep my unlimited data I would have done so.

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I love my Blackberry. I really don't want to let it go...but I have the Rezound, too. I have been carrying the Rezound around unactivated for two months now and I have to decide by the 28th if I am going to stay with my 3G Berry or take the plunge a...
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I really get tired of saying this so this will be the last time (today):

There's no such thing as being 'too late' to enter a market....

When you say that product X is 'too late'....the implicit assumption behind this is that the way the market ...
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exibitsman

Jun 24, 2012, 5:27 PM

to late blackberry

This bb10 should have been released 2yrs ago Laughing Mad Laughing Mad Laughing Mad Laughing Mad
 
 
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