RIM didn't envision creating a touch device. Yet here we are in 2011, with the company abandoning its prior failed attempts at making a touch-only smartphone and instead copying the competition instead of innovating.
The BlackBerry Torch 9850, released on Sprint's network last month for $150 and available Thursday in Verizon stores for $200, is a no-frills touch phone. It features a 1.2GHz CPU, a 5-megapixel camera, 4GB of built-in storage and more.
But does it stand a chance at competing with iPhone and Android devices? Read on for my review. (Spoiler! It's grim.)
A cost-cutting trimmed 2,000 jobs as RIM shifts focus to its new operating systems.
|ESPN cuts familiar faces in major layoff|
|The 10 things United is doing to avoid another dust-up, drag-out passenger fiasco|
|FCC chair unveils plan to roll back net neutrality|
|Life is good for U.S. home sellers|
|Microsoft co-founder pledges $30 million to house Seattle's homeless|