iPhone and Android users may be loyal to their brands, but there doesn't seem to be any technology fanbase quite as devout as the BlackBerry user. In the face of financial troubles, a short-term CEO and an ever-diminishing slice of the smartphone marketshare, BlackBerry fans remain true to their handset of choice.
Today, their patience has paid off. At an event in Waterloo, Ontario today, BlackBerry (with the help of Wayne Gretzky) launched its latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport. The square-screened device, offering a wide screen and physical keyboard, which doubles as a touch pad, is the first new device since BlackBerry launched the Z30 last October.
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We took a look at what reviewers around the 'net are saying about the new BlackBerry Passport, and here are some of the highlights and lowlights of the new device:
[I]f this were a romantic comedy, the new BlackBerryRead More »from The reviews are in: BlackBerry Passport is odd, but a gift to the core BlackBerry fan