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US Air Force begins transition, swapping 5000 BlackBerry devices for iPhones

US Air Force begins transition, swapping 5000 BlackBerry devices for iPhones

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The United States Air Force is replacing 5000 legacy BlackBerry smartphones with Apple's iPhone, and eventually all of their BlackBerry users will have to make the changeover. The announcement, reported by Defense News, comes as the future of BlackBerry within the Department of Defense is debated, with the chips seeming to fall on the side of transitioning away from a network supporting...

T-Mobile tries to coax BlackBerry users to upgrade to the iPhone 5s in its latest mailer

T-Mobile tries to coax BlackBerry users to upgrade to the iPhone 5s in its latest mailer

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A longtime CrackBerry reader forwarded me the mailer he just received from T-Mobile, trying to persuade him to upgrade to the iPhone 5s. T-Mobile positions the upgrade for BlackBerry users by saying "Switch to iPhone 5s and get powerful communications and productivity apps — with the ease of use that Apple is known for." Of course, powerful communications and productivity are words...

Ripping off BlackBerry: CrackBerry Kevin goes fingers on with the Typo keyboard for iPhone

Ripping off BlackBerry: CrackBerry Kevin goes fingers on with the Typo keyboard for iPhone

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When I first watched the promo video for the Typo physical keyboard for the iPhone, I thought it was a complete joke. With word that Ryan Seacrest was an investor and seeing how much the Typo keyboard looked identical to a BlackBerry keyboard, I thought it was actually a Funny or Die or Rick Mercer sketch that I was viewing. But the jokes didn’t come. This was and is a real iPhone...

CrackBerry Kevin talks iPhone 5s / 5c launch day antics w/ iMore's Rene Ritchie

CrackBerry Kevin talks iPhone 5s / 5c launch day antics w/ iMore's Rene Ritchie

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If you follow @crackberrykevin on twitter, you'll know I spent the morning stirring the iPhone pot in typical CrackBerry fashion. I happen to be in Miami at the moment, so I hit up the busy Lincoln Road Apple Store to take in the iPhone launch craziness and join in on the action (I'm not sure on exact numbers, but would say it was probably 500+ people waiting). If you remember correct,...