In Pictures: 11 not entirely useless factoids about BlackBerry maker RIM

Trivial pursuits swirling around BlackBerry World 2012

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Apple announced the first iPhone in January 2007 and RIM announced…

…a month later, the BlackBerry 8800, the thinnest yet, featuring the distinctive QWERTY keyboard and center-set trackball for navigation, built-in GPS with integrated BlackBerry Maps, low-distortion speakerphone, Bluetooth 2.0, 64MB of memory, microSD Card slot, and a 320 x 240 pixel display. CNET’s summary: “a well-rounded smart phone with added multimedia functions, GPS, and push-to-talk capabilities. That said, messaging remains its forte.”

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