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Sprint uses sleight of hand to make Android model run on the BlackBerry OS

0. phoneArena 07 Sep 2012, 10:31 posted on

A recent television commercial for Sprint showed the BlackBerry-esque Motorola Admiral and someone in the marketing department must have thought that it really was a BlackBerry because a closer look at the screen shows the Android powered Admiral running the BlackBerry OS...

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posted on 07 Sep 2012, 10:40 6

1. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


Blackberry os = ancient

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 10:49

2. palmguy (Posts: 216; Member since: 22 Mar 2011)


pl. black·ber·ries.

1. the fruit, black or very dark purple when ripe, of certain species of the genus Rubus.

Blackberry; a phone?

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 10:52

3. zekes (Posts: 206; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)


wow thats good

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 11:34

4. networkdood (Posts: 6250; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


maybe the phone is modded?

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 11:34 2

5. buccob (Posts: 1307; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


What about being an Android phone with a custom BB theme?

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 15:26 2

9. networkdood (Posts: 6250; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


good point - what is with the thumb down retards?

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 11:41 1

6. rob5150 (Posts: 103; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


more than likely like in any ads on tv or print usually use a "simulation of actual Screen"
so probably photoshopped into by the ad agency

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 14:15

7. -box- (Posts: 3714; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


OMG it's a fraudulent ad! We must now hate motorola, blackberry, and sprint!!!

/sarcasm

Another case of the advertising department making something look bad

posted on 07 Sep 2012, 14:54

8. HardReset (Posts: 5; Member since: 07 Sep 2012)


I wonder if apple will sue this commercial??

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