FAQ: Can BlackBerry/TCL get back its smartphone mojo?

In the mid-2000s, the BlackBerry dominated handheld computing. That was before the iPhone was introduced in 2007.

Then began an era when slick touchscreen smartphones with fast browsers and gobs of apps commanded the market, led by Apple and Samsung.

In the past three years, BlackBerry has struggled. Despite a devoted global base of 275 million enterprise users who want bullet-proof security on their BlackBerry Bolds and other models with hardware keyboards, BlackBerry slipped almost to obscurity.

keyone keyboard BlackBerry

The KEYone has 52 hardware keys that can double as shortcuts to functions. For instance, the pressing the letter “F” could open to Facebook.

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