Friday, 22 June 2018

BlackBerry hopes new handset is a Passport to recovery

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 24 September 14

Canadian smartphone maker insists it's hip to be square with expensive new device aimed at business users.

BlackBerry on Wednesday took the wraps off a smartphone aimed squarely at business users. 'Square' is the operative word because the new device features a screen that is just that: square. BlackBerry says it makes it easier to view and create content like emails and word documents. However, BlackBerry chose 'Passport' as its official designation because its size and form factor is reminiscent of real life passports &ndash…

BlackBerry on Wednesday took the wraps off a smartphone aimed squarely at business users. 'Square' is the operative word because the new device features a screen that is just that: square. BlackBerry says it makes it easier to view and create content like emails and word documents. However, BlackBerry chose 'Passport' as its official designation because its size and form factor is reminiscent of real life passports &ndash…

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