The upcoming, unnamed BlackBerry slider phone running Android has leaked almost completely at this point. The short version: it's an Android phone with some BlackBerry apps, services, and a freaking slide-out QWERTY keyboard. Because BlackBerry. BlackBerry's keyboards were held in the highest esteem by "productivity-oriented" mobile users for years because of the comparative … [Read more...] about [Weekend Poll] Would You Be Interested In An Android Phone With A Physical Keyboard?
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Article Contents1 Home Replacements2 Keyboards3 With A Cherry On Top: Status Bar4 Conclusion Modder’s Monday is a weekly column about rooting, hacking, and other forms of modifying Android written by Jaroslav Stekl, a man who spends his days coding, hacking, hiking, and of course, writing for Android Police. One of the many things that I love about Android, especially … [Read more...] about Modder’s Monday: Hacking Without Hacking
Once upon a time, the touchscreen didn’t exist on smartphones. There was only an alphanumeric keypad, or a miniature version of a full keyboard on devices like a BlackBerry. If you conducted every part of your life via email, and needed to type at lightning speed, then a BlackBerry was likely by your side. I never saw the attraction, and went straight from an alphanumeric … [Read more...] about Swapping an iPhone for a BlackBerry made me appreciate the physical keyboard
Motorola recently celebrated 45 years of mobile phone manufacturer. The company behind the world’s first commercial handheld mobile phone has certainly come a long way over the decades. From brick phones big enough to tear your pocket to smartphones rotating keyboards, Motorola has dabbled in everything. Since 1983, when the Dynatac 8000x - aka the … [Read more...] about 45 years of Motorola phones: The best and the worst, in pictures
Swype, one of the original apps we ever covered on this site, has apparently been put to rest by its owners. Nuance, the company that bought Swype in 2011 for $100M, told a redditor today that they are no longer developing for the Swype keyboard and that they have decided to exit the “direct-to-consumer keyboard business.” We reached out to Nuance and have yet to … [Read more...] about RIP, Swype. (Updated)