Electronista – RIM thought iPhone was impossible in 2007

RIM had a complete internal panic when Apple unveiled the iPhone in 2007, a former employee revealed this weekend. The BlackBerry maker is now known to have held multiple all-hands meetings on January 10 that year, a day after the iPhone was on stage, and to have made outlandish claims about its features. Apple was effectively accused of lying as it was supposedly impossible that a device could have such a large touchscreen but still get a usable lifespan away from a power outlet.

via Electronista – RIM thought iPhone was impossible in 2007. That seems both really odd to me and explains my RIM is struggling to grow in the cell phone business.






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