BlackBerry seeks patent on hidden QWERTY
0. phoneArena 07 Feb 2013, 13:46 posted on
While most handsets with hidden QWERTYs hide the keyboard using a slider, BlackBerry has applied for a patent on a hidden QWERTY that hides the keys inside the body of the phone; once a retractable portion of the phone is activated, the keys come into view and BlackBerry could use the technology to make slimmer, physical QWERTY equipped models...
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3. downphoenix (Posts: 2281; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)
Instead of being hidden behind the main body of the phone, its hidden in the body itself. I have no idea how that will work, but if they can pull it off, it would be cool to see.
4. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 2993; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Lol...i'm just playing with Bone.
Indeed it'll be a nice feature to see if they do manage to pull it.
5. Kriksis (Posts: 80; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)
As far as I understand it will be pretty much the same as keypad of NOKIA 8800...
6. antmiu2 (Posts: 194; Member since: 19 Jun 2011)
damn now i know why its called a qwerty keboard smh
10. jsdechavez (Posts: 701; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)
Anyone here remembers that metal Palm PDA with the slide touch pad? The Palm Tungsten.