• A Belated Happy Birthday to BlackBerry

    Apparently yesterday marked the 35th anniversary of the founding of Research In Motion in Waterloo, Ontario. My bad for missing this!

    To honour the occasion here's a star-studded montage of well-wishers courtesy of the official BlackBerry YouTube channel:

    BNN Bloomberg has also published a retrospective chronicling the ups and downs of the former king of mobile messaging. While I'm not currently a BlackBerry user myself, it seems to me that in terms of their mobile device business they (and TCL) have done pretty well as a boutique provider of security-hardened Android phones. As a random testament to their enduring presence, "Captain Two-Phones"—aka Michael Fisher—carries one:

    So a belated HBD to BlackBerry and its fans... May there be many more for you to enjoy!

    Sources: BNN Bloomberg, CrackBerry

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