The BlackBerry is a line of wireless§handheld devices§ and services designed and marketed by BlackBerry Limited§, formerly known as Research In Motion Limited (RIM).The first BlackBerry device, an email pager, was released in 1999. The most recent BlackBerry devices are the Z30§, Z10§, Q10§ and Q5§. The Z10 and Q10 were announced on January 30, 2013, and the Q5 was announced on May 14, 2013. The user interface§ varies by model; most had featured a physical QWERTY§ keyboard, while newer generations have relied on a multi-touch§ screen and virtual keyboard§.
BlackBerry devices can shoot video, take photos and play music; these devices also provide essentials such as web-browsing, email messaging, instant messaging, and the proprietary BlackBerry Messenger.