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Five Canadians explain why they still use a BlackBerry

We took to Toronto's streets.


Five Canadians explain why they still use a BlackBerry

Peter, 26, IT related

Why are you still using a BlackBerry?

I like them. I like the mentality the company had when they originally built the phones. And I am more of a power user, so I hate the one-button idea on the iPhone.

Five Canadians explain why they still use a BlackBerry

Farhanna, 30s, Marketing Manager

Will you upgrade when the new BlackBerry is released?

I'm considering it, but there has to be some changes. The whole purse-dialing thing has got to stop.

Five Canadians explain why they still use a BlackBerry

Victoria, 41, Management Consultant

Why are you still using a BlackBerry?

It's my firm's policy.

Will you upgrade when the new BlackBerry comes out?

No, I'm going to get an iPhone.

Five Canadians explain why they still use a BlackBerry

Gary, 52, Consultant

Why are you still using a BlackBerry?

Partly because they are Canadian and partly because I like the physical keyboard.

Does it have all the apps you need?

Yes. It has very few, but that's everything I need.

Five Canadians explain why they still use a BlackBerry

Doug, 51, Executive

Why do you still use a BlackBerry?

Because I work for a proudly Canadian company, and we support Canadian businesses.

Will you upgrade when the new BlackBerry is released?

If my company lets me.

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