Pocketnow Throwback: BlackBerry Curve 8330 review (Video)

BlackBerry, formerly known as Research In Motion, has most definitely seen better days. It’s on the brink of a buyout, with Fairfax offering a $4.7 billion bid, undergoing layoffs, and retreating from the consumer market. No thanks to rapid mobile innovation and operating systems like Android and iOS, BlackBerry has faced years of plummeting sales, profits, market share, and mind share.

It wasn’t always so bleak when talking about BlackBerry, however. Some of us remember the glory days quite well. To break up the pattern of the doom and gloom surrounding the failing company, we wanted to pay tribute to one of its most successful and popular devices … ever. The Curve 8330, a personal all-time favorite of mine.

Be sure to watch the Curve 8330 throwback review, and drop a comment below to share your fondest memories of the BlackBerry we will likely never see again.

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Taylor Martin
Based out of Charlotte, NC, Taylor Martin started writing about technology in 2009 while working in wireless retail. He has used BlackBerry off and on for over seven years, Android for nearly four years, iOS for three years, and has experimented with both webOS and Windows Phone. Taylor has reviewed countless smartphones and tablets, and doesn't go anywhere without a couple gadgets in his pockets or "nerd bag." In his free time, Taylor enjoys playing disc golf with friends, rock climbing, and playing video games. He also enjoys the occasional hockey game, and would do unspeakable things for some salmon nigiri. For more on Taylor Martin, checkout his Pocketnow Insider edition. | Google+