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17 things you'll only understand if you owned a BlackBerry

It's a sad day for BlackBerry. 

After years of being lauded as one of the most secure, work-friendly handsets money can buy, the US senate has declared it's dropping BlackBerry as its long-standing smartphone of choice, bringing to an end the PR-boosting images of Obama clutching his black brick. The company has also announced it's axing the only phone it still makes with a physical keyboard.

With BlackBerry falling out of fashion, we've gathered together our fondest memories of its many handsets for old times' sake when it was way, way ahead of the smartphone game. 

Here's to you, BB. 

 

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