Canadian staple Tim Hortons cooks up a special BlackBerry treat


It’s been just over one year now since BlackBerry launched BlackBerry 10, introducing the Z10 and Q10 in the process. BlackBerry really needed a new hit to keep its head above water in a rapidly shifting smartphone climate, and BlackBerry 10 was supposed to be that revitalizing force. Unfortunately for the company, the months that followed were anything but kind, and in spite of a few notable accomplishments (like the cross-platform release of BlackBerry Messenger), 2013 was a year largely dominated by missteps. Maybe more than any other smartphone maker out there, BlackBerry could really use something to put a smile on its face, and Canadian institution Tim Hortons might have just the thing, as it prepares some limited edition BlackBerry doughnuts.

The BlackBerry doughnut features purple icing, purple sprinkles, and an edible BlackBerry logo up top. Inside, it’s filled with “BlackBerry” jelly – how appropriate.

Sadly, Canada’s not planning any big nationwide show of support for BlackBerry in this manner, and the special edition doughnuts are only available at one Toronto Tim Hortons, and then only for today; it’s all tied in to a promotion for the restaurant’s TimmyMe BlackBerry app.

And for all you BlackBerry haters out there: at least this is one BlackBerry product you might like!

Source: Inside Timmies
Via: CrackBerry

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Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bits Read more about Stephen Schenck!