Daily Archives: September 24, 2013

I should probably amend that headline to “did fashion kill BlackBerry as we
know it?”

I mean, I know what literally caused the situation that led to the sale of BlackBerry to a private Canadian consortium, and the probable end of its role as a handset provider: plunging profits and dropping share price. But those plunges and drops were due, in large part, as my colleague Matt Garrahan wrote recently, to the fact BlackBerry products were no longer cool – indeed laughable.