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Dear friends, we are gathered here today to mourn the death of the once beloved mobile world monarch BlackBerry. Yes, I know this is not the first time we have announced the death of the company or its equipment (and, because I will be below Explain the reason, this may not be the last time), but this is a very clear end to the old BlackBerry hardware.
From January 4, any mobile phone or tablet running BlackBerry’s own software will be BlackBerry 7.1 or earlier. , BlackBerry 10 or its tablet operating system BlackBerry PlayBook-“No longer works reliably,” the company said.
Whether through WiFi or cellular networks, if you or your loved ones are still using the original BlackBerry phone, there is no guarantee that you can make calls, send text messages, use data, establish a text message connection, or even call the emergency number 911. We recommend you Open your hands carefully and firmly to welcome the new year. From January 4th, it is just a paperweight (although Android BlackBerry devices will continue to operate normally.
However, as mentioned earlier, this may not be the last BlackBerry death we announced. American stocks, but such a famous brand must be squeezed out of the last scrap (parent company BlackBerry Co., Ltd. is engaged in the business of selling network security software.
BlackBerry tried to restart with the new operating system in 2013. BlackBerry 10 (failed) and Android devices were manufactured in 2015 (failed as well).
Then in 2016, it began to license its brand to third-party manufacturers such as TCL. This is still the name of BlackBerry. In 2020, a Texas company called OnwardMobility announced a 5G BlackBerry device equipped with Android and a full QWERTY keyboard, which is expected to be launched on the market in 2021.
Well, time is running out (OnwardMobility has not posted any news or updates on its website since then. J January 2021)
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