homeWelcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.login



Architecture & Engineering

Subscriber content preview

November 2, 2005

Blackberry overhaul should please devotees

  • It is still primarily an e-mail device, though with a growing emphasis on being a basic cell phone as well.
    AP Business Writer

    NEW YORK — There are, by now, a slew of BlackBerry-like cell phones with typewriter keyboards for mobile e-mail. But none, including Palm Inc.'s popular Treo, has yet mustered a following that resembles the malady affectionately known as "CrackBerry" addiction.

    So it's no ho-hum when BlackBerry's maker, Research In Motion Ltd., overhauls its flagship device for the first time in nearly three years.

    . . .

    To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription.

    Previous columns:

    Email or user name:
    Forgot password? Click here.