A great example of how fast the technology changes!!
Blackberry which has today changed the way the people communicates with each other, introduced its first Blackberry model in the year 1999 very different form the current models. Today we will unveil the dark black background and thehistory of blackberry.
The brand blackberry was coined under the name of a electronics and computer science consulting company known as Research in Motion (RIM) in the year 1984. RIM was founded by Mike Lazaridis -23 years old student of engineering at the University of Waterloo and Douglas Fregin studying engineering at the University of Windsor.
Like other success stories, RIM also passed a crucial cash crunch and struggling period untill it devoted itself to a breakthrough technology named as Blackberry pager introduced first time in the year 1999. Blackberry pager was a two way device, an easy, secure, handy and effective device that allowed the workers to send and receive urgent messages and mails while away from the office.
Then came various advances and developments in the History of Blackberry with the addition of qwerty keypad , faster and advanced RIMwireless system. The product was chosen to be named as Blackberry because of its keypad buttons with that of the drupelets in the blackberry fruit.
It was only in 2003, that Blackberry launched its first modern smartphone featuring web browsing, sending and receiving of emails with LCD screen with others applications like gaming, media player.
RIM got listed in the year 1997 and officially named it as Blackberry!!
The story gavea clue about the rises in the History of Blackberry. Read more to know about the downsides in the company’s history and the present business.