BlackBerry 10 Is RIM’s Last, Best Comeback Attempt

Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins speaks during the BlackBerry Jam 2012 conference on Sept. 25, 2012 in San Jose Photograph by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

In 1999, Research In Motion unveiled its initial BlackBerry e-mail pager, the beginning of a strong product brand that has lasted. The ubiquitous BlackBerry grew from a simple e-mail machine to a capable smartphone in 2003, gathering a cult-like following of “crackberry” users.

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