RIM CEO implies touchscreen BlackBerry is possible

Summary:Last week, I made a post uncovering the a just-published BlackBerry Patent application for technology that would enable a touchscreen BlackBerry.Well, today at the Mobile World Congress, Jim Balsillie, the co-CEO of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion strongly implied that this could very well happen.

Last week, I made a post uncovering the a just-published BlackBerry Patent application for technology that would enable a touchscreen BlackBerry.

Well, today at the Mobile World Congress, Jim Balsillie,

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the co-CEO of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion strongly implied that this could very well happen.

Balsillie was asked by Reuters news reporter Sinead Carew if such a touchscreen was possible.

"For sure we're looking at all kinds of different device packaging and presentation," Balsillie told Reuters.

"I think getting religious on packaging is not the way to go," he added. "It's really user preference-oriented."

Topics: Mobility, BlackBerry, Hardware

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