Underwood's BlackBerry ringtone on House of Cards becomes popular amongst iPhone users

Underwood's BlackBerry ringtone on House of Cards becomes popular amongst iPhone users
Thanks to the Netflix original series House of Cards, Apple iPhone users are going nuts over a free BlackBerry ringtone that is featured in the series. The Frank Underwood character, portrayed by Kevin Spacey, is a politician and is always using his BlackBerry handset (just like a real-life politician that we've written about before).

The ringtone employed by Underwood's 'Berry has become quite popular. As it turns out, it is the "Spirit" ringtone which is free to BlackBerry users and is actually the default ringtone on most models.

However, iOS users have to reach into their pocketbooks and wallets to download a knock-off for their iPhones. A listing of the ringtone on iTunes shows that the distinctive sound will cost you $1.29. If you're not familiar with the show but still curious to hear what it sounds like, check out the video slideshow below.


 source: BusinessInsider

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23 Comments

1. ciprian.ruse

Posts: 320; Member since: May 13, 2014

Already have it from Zedge

11. defcon888

Posts: 39; Member since: Nov 03, 2014

That is exactly what I did.....saved $1.29.....Taco time!

13. palmguy

Posts: 988; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Taco Tuesday!

2. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

No need to buy it from iTunes btw, you can get it for free on Zedge.

12. Industriality

Posts: 131; Member since: Sep 08, 2014

And you can just copy and paste a mp3 (or else) to your phone memory...

3. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

This and the series of Nokia tunes are the best phone's ringtones I've ever heard

4. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Same tone as in my 5 years old official black berry phone. I dont know why they have given us 5 years old model

5. eidsonb

Posts: 14; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Somebody get that man a Classic....no more Bold's.

6. tedkord

Posts: 17511; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Where can I get Frank Underwolf's ring tone?

7. meanestgenius

Posts: 22773; Member since: May 28, 2014

Zedge. They have an app on Android. Lots of cool stuff there.

10. tedkord

Posts: 17511; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It was a joke.

14. meanestgenius

Posts: 22773; Member since: May 28, 2014

How could one tell?

20. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Because it wasn't funny

8. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Kevin Spacey o/

9. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Well I guess it's a start. Something Blackberry can claim that people actually want.

15. Gaurav008

Posts: 328; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Thinking of watching this show. Any good reviews from anyone here? :)

16. JC557

Posts: 1926; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

It's a good show provided you start from the beginning. After being introduced to the show I ended up working on it as a background actor on it which means I might stop watching from here on out... (the called for people with a specific skill in my area and I said what the heck).

17. JC557

Posts: 1926; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Using a sound editor I cut the downloaded tune to use as a notification sound as well.

18. JohnGrant

Posts: 46; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

Just buy the best devices on the market (Blackberry) and get the ringtone pre-installed. Blackberry 10 devices now have Amazon's Android app store and Blackberry's app store native.

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