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BlackBerry, Typo end dispute over iPod keyboards

Tuesday 2 June 2015 | 08:38 CET | News
BlackBerry has announced a settlement to prevent the company Typo Keyboard from selling an iPhone case that adds a BlackBerry-style physical keyboard to the Apple phone. As part of the settlement, Typo agreed to "permanently discontinue" selling its clip-on keyboards for smartphones and mobile devices with a screen size of less than 7.9 inches, but may continue to sell larger keyboards for devices such as the full-size iPads. The product was aimed at users who wanted to swap their BlackBerry smartphones for iPhones without losing the physical keyboard, prompting a lawsuit from BlackBerry

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