For Blackberry users Tuesday marks the end of an era Blackberries were once cutting edge, but the company is ending service on its phones. For some people, this means heartbreak. At the same time, others are wondering, "What's a Blackberry?"

For Blackberry users Tuesday marks the end of an era

For Blackberry users Tuesday marks the end of an era

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Blackberries were once cutting edge, but the company is ending service on its phones. For some people, this means heartbreak. At the same time, others are wondering, "What's a Blackberry?"

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. They hearken back to a simpler time. Instead of touch screens and infinite scrolling, BlackBerries used tiny keyboards. They were once cutting-edge tools of productivity wielded by executives and politicians. President Obama famously clung to his BlackBerry. But today, the end of an era - BlackBerry is ending service on its phones. For some, this means heartbreak. Meanwhile, others are wondering, what is a BlackBerry?

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