4K ALL THE THINGS
BlackBerry Apps of the week
Highway to the beta zone
Accessorize for school!
hey big spender
NEW STICKER PACKS
Catch the replay
make the most of your chromecast
Download this all-in-one utility tool
GREAT DEVICE ON THE CHEAP
Dear Berry solves your BlackBerry woes
Dropbox cheapens cloud storage
SHOP AND SAVE
Also in 2008, BlackBerry was working to release a new play on their insanely popular BlackBerry Pearl series. Someone in Waterloo came up with the notion of making the Pearl into a flip phone of sorts and what we ended up with was the BlackBerry Pearl 8220 (or Pearl Flip if you prefer). At the time, the image above led some folks to believe there could be accessories to go along with it but as we know better now, this was more an internal styling guide to show off some of the features which ended up in the device. The 8220 didn't gain the popularity that was desired.
Oh yeah, we're pretty sure this first photo of the Kickstart (below - apparently taken within a bathroom at BBRY HQ) got that employee fired: