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When Keyboards Were King: A Final Farewell To BlackBerry

As support for BlackBerry OS goes away, a moment to reflect on a time when the phone everyone wanted had a keyboard.

The first proper smartphone that I owned was a Nokia phone. It was called the Nokia E71, which I loved so much that I later replaced it with the Nokia E72. These phones were released in 2008 and 2009, respectively. I wasn’t sold on the iPhone at that…




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Freelance technology and lifestyle writer. Lover of all things with a screen. Newsletter:

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