BlackBerry's Pearl range of budget smartphones is set to get a new addition in the shape of the 9100 model. The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 features a trackpad rather than a trackball for navigation and a suretype keyboard where two letters…
I get a bit cheesed off with the number of technology patents being filed, with seemingly small variations on a similar theme.
Take the latest from Research In Motion, makers of the BlackBerry, which details a “Hybrid Portrait-Landscape Handheld Device With Trackball Navigation and Qwerty Hideaway Keyboard”.
Yes, indeed, we’ve all seen devices with keyboards that slide out from under the phone, but apparently this one is different because it’s got a trackball on it.