BlackBerry will die on January 4th — for real this time

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Dear friends, today we are gathered here to mourn the death of that beloved king of the mobile world: BlackBerry, and yes, I understand that this is not the first time we have announced the death of the company or its devices (and, for reasons I will explain below. , This may not be the last), but this is a very definite end to the old BlackBerry hardware.

Until January 4th, any phone or tablet running on BlackBerry’s own software will be BlackBerry 7.1 or earlier. BlackBerry PlayBook – “No longer works reliably,” says the company.

Whether via WiFi or cellular, if you or someone you love is still using the original BlackBerry, you can call, send SMS, use data, establish an SMS connection, or call the emergency number 911. But there is no guarantee that you can call, we advise you to carefully but firmly open your hands for the new year. By January 4th, it will be slightly higher than the paperweight (although Android BlackBerry devices will continue to function normally).

However, as mentioned earlier, this may not be the last BlackBerry death we have announced. Stocks in the US, but such a famous brand must be squeezed for its last scrap (the main company BlackBerry Limited was in the business of selling cyber security software.

BlackBerry tried to reboot with a new operating system in 2013. BlackBerry 10 (it failed) and Android devices were built in 2015 (which also failed).

Then in 2016 it started licensing its brand to third party manufacturers like TCL. This is still the name of BlackBerry and in 2020, a Texas company called Onwardmobility announced a 5G-BlackBerry device with Android and a full QWERTY keyboard to hit the market in 2021.

Well, time is running out (OnwardMobility has not published any news or updates on its website since. J January 2021)

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