Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A Brief History of the BlackBerry

Back in the early 1990s, we didn't have BlackBerries or any kind of wireless data devices. Phones weren't very Smart, and dial up still ruled the land. Then a trio of companies came together to invent the Viking Express which was a combination of an Ericsson Mobidem wireless data modem that was the size of a small brick, an HP 100 pocket-sized computer that looked more like a big calculator, and software from a company called Radiomail that ran on the DOS operating system of the HP. The world of wireless hasn't been the same since.

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