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The BlackBerry Q10 Is A Curious Blend Of Old And New

Nokia's Mary McDowell Sees a Future for the Feature Phone

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Despite ever-cheaper smartphones, Nokia’s Mary McDowell insists there remains a future for the feature phone, provided they can continue to offer more bang for even fewer bucks. Nokia’s strategy at the low end, McDowell said, is to recognize that the smartphone is coming down in price and to continue to...
Nokia's Mary McDowell Sees a Future for the Feature Phone

As touchscreens dominate, Nokia survey says keyboard phones preferred

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When asked which input method is preferred on a phone, the old QWERTY keyboard is still a winner. That’s according to a recent survey by the Nokia Conversations blog, who asked which of the following is your favorite input method: QWERTY keyboard, numeric keypad, voice or touchscreen. Nearly half opted...
As touchscreens dominate, Nokia survey says keyboard phones preferred

Hey Apple, What The Next iPhone Really, Really Needs Is A Much Better Keyboard

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What the next iPhone really really needs is not an even bigger screen, flatter icons, flexible widgets or live tiles, or even crystal-ball-gazing cards. Or Facebook Home. That list is just garnish compared to the biggie: the iPhone needs a better keyboard. The iOS keyboard remains the most offensive piece of skeuomorphism across Apple’s faux realistic,...
Hey Apple, What The Next iPhone Really, Really Needs Is A Much Better Keyboard

SnapKeys SI launches in beta for Android, replacing QWERTY keyboards with an invisible interface

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SnapKeys SI, a new typing interface that replaces the conventional keyboard on smartphones and tablets, has launched in beta for Android devices today. The app uses four translucent colored keys that are overlayed on the screen whenever you need to type. These are then split into four tiles, of which...
SnapKeys SI launches in beta for Android, replacing QWERTY keyboards with an invisible interface

The Engadget Interview: RIM CEO Thorsten Heins on BlackBerry 10, QWERTY keyboards and changing cultures (video)

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January 30th, 2013 marks the beginning of a new era for RIM. It will put to rest those doubters who questioned whether the company could survive long enough to complete its painful transition away from BlackBerries past and onto BlackBerry 10. The question then becomes what the market will...
The Engadget Interview: RIM CEO Thorsten Heins on BlackBerry 10, QWERTY keyboards and changing cultures (video)

RIM's lost its stronghold in Southeast Asia, BlackBerry 10 will start out as an underdog there

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RIM launches its long-awaited BlackBerry 10 range today but already it has lost the stronghold that it once held in Southeast Asia, which remains a key market for the firm. If you took the pulse of Southeast Asia’s mobile market two or three years ago, the chances are that RIM...
RIM's lost its stronghold in Southeast Asia, BlackBerry 10 will start out as an underdog there

Sprint still sees demand for phones with qwerty keyboards

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Sprint said it plans to sell the LG Mach smartphone over 4G LTE this fall, adding a second slider-style smartphone with a physical qwerty keyboard....
Sprint still sees demand for phones with qwerty keyboards
RIM CEO tones down the happy talk, says he's 'not satisfied'
Sony launches new Google TV set-top for global market
The Verge Mobile Show returns today at 4PM EDT / 9PM BST

RIM Renews Its Vow To Keyboards

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“BlackBerry has always been crazy about keyboards,” said Thorsten Heins, CEO of RIM, at today’s BlackBerry Jam developers’ conference. And of course, we already knew that. The Canadian phone maker has been more shy than almost all of its competitors when moving away from physical QWERTY keyboards, with only a...
RIM Renews Its Vow To Keyboards
Nokia: everyone should learn T-9 text entry on a numeric keypad

How Vimeo Built the Interactive Old Spice 'Muscle Music' Video That's Crushing the Internet

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With over 1.5 million views, Wieden and Kennedy's latest video for Old Spice is a smashing success -- and it's only a day old. It's easy to see why; former NFL player and action movie star Terry Crews is literally playing cacophonous "music" with his bulging muscles, yelling entertaining...
How Vimeo Built the Interactive Old Spice 'Muscle Music' Video That's Crushing the Internet

Nielsen: The next smartphone battlegrounds will be Brazil, Russia, and India

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While smartphone makers like Apple and Samsung are focusing their efforts on the U.S. and, increasingly, China, there are a few more countries that will soon demand their attention. So says the latest data from Nielsen, which says that Russia, Brazil, and India are quickly becoming the next battlegrounds for the...
Nielsen: The next smartphone battlegrounds will be Brazil, Russia, and India

The Frankenphone: What a BlackBerry Windows Phone Would Look Like

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Rumors of Research In Motion possibly turning away from its BlackBerry 10 operating system and adopting Windows Phone 8 have us thinking. If RIM and Microsoft combined the might of their mobile operating systems, what would the Frankenstein-like device look like and how would it function? There are three things...
The Frankenphone: What a BlackBerry Windows Phone Would Look Like

Samsung ad pokes fun at BlackBerry and promotes its SAFE technology for business users

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Samsung has posted a new advert that mocks RIM’s BlackBerry phones for being devices that are only used by corporates that are unable to use their personal devices at work. The amusing ad spot, set within the offices of a fictional game developer, includes shots of its BlackBerry devices which are unpopular...
Samsung ad pokes fun at BlackBerry and promotes its SAFE technology for business users

Engadget Mobile Podcast 158 - 11.21.2012

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Every once in a great while there comes a phone that the Engadget Mobile Podcasters are compelled to talk about for the better part of an hour. OK, we lied: that happens at least once a month, but the phone du jour this time is a seriously hot little...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 158 - 11.21.2012
Nokia's Smarterphone Buy Yields First Fruit: $99 Touchscreen Asha 501 Polishes S40 With Fastlane View For Recent Apps, Contacts

Engadget Podcast 317 - 11.21.2012

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Heeeeyyyyyyy, sexy robot! Classic Engadget Podcasting Duo Tim and Brian share the bounty of knowledge they've acquired on their recent America-traversing expeditions -- it may remind you of a kind of awesome orienteering event starring the two most-connected guys you know. Did one of them find the Holy Grail...
Engadget Podcast 317 - 11.21.2012
Kyocera Rise now available for $99.99 contract-free on Virgin Mobile
Our BlackBerry 10 live event coverage starts at 10AM ET / 7AM PT

LG Mach reaches Sprint on November 11th at $100, Optimus G pre-orders begin today

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That was quick -- not long after launch details of the LG Mach were caught lurking in Sprint's catalog, the carrier has confirmed them. Fans of the Korean firm's aesthetic who also like their QWERTY keyboards can buy the mid-range smartphone for $100 on November 11th, the same day...
LG Mach reaches Sprint on November 11th at $100, Optimus G pre-orders begin today
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