1. hoopitz's Avatar
    I just came across this Kickstarter product (which is actually kind of cool IMO), and noticed something kind of familiar. If you take a look at the picture below, check out how the keys have ridges on them, which exactly mimic the keyboard on my 9930. I'm just wondering if RIM has a patent on this feature/design or not.

    iPhone keyboard case = patent infringement?-3ad0b0748c09793b7cc95612c671fe10_large.jpg
    01-09-13 01:22 PM
  2. mrzeolite's Avatar
    I seen a Motorola phone keyboard the other day and wondered the same thing...
    01-09-13 01:48 PM
  3. Bold_until_Hybrid_Comes's Avatar
    Tell that to the chinese that keep trying to copy german car designs
    01-09-13 01:57 PM
  4. DenverRalphy's Avatar
    I seen a Motorola phone keyboard the other day and wondered the same thing...
    Motorola won the rights to use the "keyboard designed for thumbs" design (patent owned by RIM) years ago. So no surprise there when you see it on a Moto device.

    The keyboard above probably skirts the patent as it's not actually a part of the mobile device itself.

    SwiftKeyed/Flowed via TapaTalk.
    01-09-13 04:49 PM
  5. bb10_fan's Avatar
    01-09-13 05:29 PM
  6. MartyMcfly's Avatar
    Lol, that defeats the purpose of getting a touchscreen device.


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    01-09-13 05:34 PM
  7. Harborcoat's Avatar
    Lol, that defeats the purpose of getting a touchscreen device.
    Not really, it's more like getting a slider.
    01-09-13 07:50 PM
  8. narci's Avatar
    Seen other pictures of this. It'ls bulky looking. Also, users say it's unreliable as it misses a lot of keypresses.
    01-09-13 08:23 PM
  9. imcurved's Avatar
    They'll never gonna get it. LOL.
    01-09-13 10:34 PM

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