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RIP Blackberry phones, you will be missed (kinda)

Molly Wood Sep 29, 2016
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So long, Blackberry! Joe Raedle/Getty Images

RIP Blackberry phones, you will be missed (kinda)

Molly Wood Sep 29, 2016
So long, Blackberry! Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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The iconic “work phone” will no longer be produced by Blackberry. Yesterday, the company said it will outsource production of future phones. Of course, it doesn’t sound like there’s a line out of the door for them. Blackberry will now focus on “providing state-of-the-art security software for devices.”

As Blackberry moves on from making smartphones, we asked how people felt about the end of this era:

And of course, we’re all wondering what the President is going to do:

We also ventured out to midtown Manhattan to find out how people feel about the phone’s demise. One salesman shared his fond memories of the device. Click the above audio player to listen.

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