I use a BlackBerry Passport and will continue to use BlackBerry as long as I feel it makes the best phones on the market. The company's OS is the best... Continue Readingout there and the battery lasts forever on this phone. (I'm currently typing this comment with it).
Some things like videos end up with a reduced screen and there are definitely fewer apps. But I use a smartphone as a mobile computer for work and nothing is better than the Passport for that purpose. I can access my desktop files from anywhere. It takes great pictures and is great for reading and responding to e-mails. I, for one, hope they never stop making phones.
Siri, Cortana, and now Echo... all cloud based and all clouded with the suspicion that what the microphone record is being listened to by Big Brother. Thank you, but... Continue Readingno thank you. Voice activated stuff has existed for decades, and the moment the voice recording, or even some sort of tracking, leaves the four walls within which the words are spoken, the device becomes interesting for spooks and marketers and uninteresting to me.