Blackberry’s new Curve 8530 ditches trackball

27 Jul 2009

RIM is today announcing the new Blackberry smartphone that, aside from the all-touchscreen Storm device, is the first of the range to lose the traditional trackball, which has been replaced with a minute trackpad for onscreen navigation.

The Blackberry Curve 8520 is aimed more at the consumer market with dedicated media keys located at the top of the device for controlling music and multimedia playback … [for the rest of this story continue reading at our sister site]