Broken Blackberry

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    Josh left his Blackberry phone on top of his car, and may have run over it as he backed over his spot. He managed to pick up the broken pieces and let me photograph them when he returned to the office.

    Update: Featured in this story about a broken Blackberry phone owni.eu/2011/04/27/the-world-wide-mind/

    And in the post about the accelerating change of technology in academia www.educationfutures.com/2009/01/26/were-always-busy-but-...

    Featured photo in this story about BBM's role in the London Riots, in which potential blocks for the private network were discussed www.slashgear.com/social-media-block-for-potential-crimin...

    Used in this news post about the Blackberry outages in the North America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East during October 2011 signalnews.com/rim-blackberry-outages-spread-to-us-732

    And in this post about Blackberry's decreasing market share in the U.S. www.intomobile.com/2011/11/01/blackberry-us-smartphone-ma...

    Featured photo in this ArsTechnica post about determining the causes of the worldwide Blackberry Outage in October 2010 arstechnica.com/business/news/2011/11/why-rim-still-hasnt...

    And in this post about the Blackberry outage www.periscopepost.com/2011/10/rim-rocked-blackberry-servi... and in this follow-up story www.periscopepost.com/2011/10/rim-offers-apps-as-compensa...

    And in this post about the Japanese smartphone market whatjapanthinks.com/2012/03/05/japanese-smartphone-annoya...

    And in this post about RIM's continued financial problems www.ecrans.fr/Bientot-RIP-pour-RIM,14975.html

    Featured photo in this Wired blog post about Blackberry's latest struggles www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/12/another-nail-in-rim...

    Used in these Paperblog en.paperblog.com/rim-rocked-blackberry-service-failures-i... posts en.paperblog.com/rim-offers-apps-as-compensation-for-blac... about the 2011 Blackberry outages

    Also use in this blog post about company phones and the bring-your-ow-device policies becoming more common www.citeworld.com/mobile/21557/comscore-phone-market-shar...

    Featured photo in this blog post about the White House supporting the unlocking of cell phones dailylounge.com/the-daily/entry/white-house-supports-unlo...

    And used in these French news posts about Blackberry's shrinking mobile market share www.zdnet.fr/actualites/gartner-les-smartphones-cartonnen... and www.ecrans.fr/Sombres-auspices-pour-Blackberry,16795.html and the-gsm-mobile.blogspot.com/2013/08/gartner-smartphones-c...

    Used in this post about the value of RIM Blackberry's stock value slant.investorplace.com/2013/09/bbry-blackberry-buyout-wa...

    And in this Fast Company post about Blackberry pulling their BBM app from the app store www.fastcompany.com/3018094/fast-feed/a-rough-week-gets-r...

    Featured photo in this Vice story about how Blackberry may have cooperated with the NSA's spying programs www.vice.com/en_ca/read/how-has-the-nsa-been-able-to-spy-...

    As seen in this blog post about how enterprise users can transition away from Blackberry phones www.citeworld.com/mobile/22547/blackberry-transition-plan

    Featured photo in this Mashable post about Blackberry's difficulties in the mobile market mashable.com/2013/09/23/is-blackberry-done/

    Used in this Forbes blog post about Blackberry's recent business problems, and how they might use tax refunds www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2013/11/06/blackber...

    Featured photo in this German blog post about insurance plans for smartphones, and the most common ways phones get broken or lost detektor.fm/kultur/fortschritt-lohnt-sich-eine-handyversi...

    Remixed photo in this blog post summing up the latest negative blog stories about Blackberry blogs.computerworld.com/smartphones/23308/blackberry-on-l...

    Featured photo in this blog post about more quarterly losses for Blackberry www.forbes.com/sites/maggiemcgrath/2013/12/20/blackberry-...

    As seen in this blog post encoruaging CEOs to smash their blackberry www.mediauk.com/article/34422/top-5-things-that-every-ceo...

    Featured photo in this BoingBoing blog post about the airline security's ban on broken electronics at Heathrow airport boingboing.net/2014/07/07/tsa-tells-uk-airport-security.html

    Used in this blog post about Blackberry's continued business problems, including the dealyed release of the much hyped Blackberry Classic phone www.infoworld.com/article/2878977/blackberry/blackberry-i...

    Not sure what the connection is, but featured photo in this blog post about how law enforcement uses social media businessoflawblog.com/2015/03/social-media-law-enforcement/

    Featured photo in this blog post about Blackberry's broken business model theoverspill.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/blackberrys-lucky-t...

    Used in this ABC (Australia) blog post about how Blackberry and Nokia failed to succeed in a changing marketplace compared to more successful brands www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/from-nokia-to...

    Featured photo in ComputerWorld/CIO's blog post about smartphone patents and how a court order might force the destruction of smartphones in the US market www.computerworld.com/article/2943113/computer-hardware/n...

    As seen in this FastCo blog post about reducing e-waste and recycling parts from consumer electronics www.fastcoexist.com/3050542/the-gold-and-silver-and-more-...

    Used in this blog post about the potential effects of the Trans-Pacific trade pact on gadgets, hackers, and tinkering blog.adafruit.com/2015/10/13/tpp-threatens-tinkerers-make... and another similar post on the topic by Motherboard blog motherboard.vice.com/read/white-hat-hackers-would-have-th...

    As seen in this Japanese blog post about MVNO networks and using your phone abroad hikakaku.com/blog/mvno%E3%81%AF%E6%99%AE%E5%8F%8A%E3%81%9...

    Used in this post about iOS and Android fail rates www.gadgety.co.il/157628/android-ios-failure-rate-2016q1/

    Picked as a great photo for use in the Consumerist blog consumerist.com/2016/06/10/consumerist-friday-flickr-find...

    Featured in this blog post about whether Blackberry is making a comeback among app developers www.appmakr.com/blog/blackberry-apps-making-comeback/

    Used in this Consumerist post about Blackberry's life after ceasing manufacturing hardware consumerist.com/2016/12/15/blackberry-brand-phones-return...

    Featured photo in this blog post about spam and scam phone calls thoughtcatalog.com/nicole-long/2017/04/if-you-ever-get-a-...

    As seen in this Japanese blog post about Blackberry's ending contract with NTT saiyasu-syuuri.com/blog/blackberry-broken-maker-repair-cost/

    Used in this philosophical article www.patheos.com/blogs/rolltodisbelieve/2017/12/06/introdu...

    Featured photo in this blog post about how to break up with your smartphone blog.usejournal.com/breaking-up-with-your-smartphone-e956...

    As seen in this blog post about what happens to e-Waste earth911.com/eco-tech/e-waste-expose/

    Featured in this Lifehacker article about how to extinguish a battery fire lifehacker.com/how-to-extinguish-a-battery-fire-1822040010

    As seen in my own blog post about the mobile market and smartphones www.matthewhurst.com/2013/12/late-majority-how-smartphone...

    Øyvind95, Ben.Nasmith, jl228, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Ecrans.fr 76 months ago | reply

      Hi, We used your picture to illustrate a story on our news website Ecrans.fr. Thank you for sharing this under CC license!

    2. Daily Lounge Editor 68 months ago | reply

      Thanks for keeping this image under Creative Commons! We used it for our post The White House Supports Unlocking Cell Phones…Will It Change Things?

    3. MattHurst 67 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing, and giving me credit/attribution for the photo!

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