Updated: 12/10/2023 by Computer Hope
BlackBerry 8700g phone

The BlackBerry is a wireless handheld device developed by RIM (Research in Motion) capable of sending and receiving e-mail, SMS (short message service), phone calls, and browse the Internet. The picture shows the BlackBerry 8700g; one of the many different BlackBerry devices available.

BlackBerry devices became popular and addictive for users, earning them the name "CrackBerry," due to users being addicted to using BlackBerry devices like crack cocaine.


BlackBerry was featured as a top term of 1999.

Cell phone, E-mail, Phone terms, Smartphone, SMS