BlackBerry and Typo have settled over Ryan Seacrest’s snap-on iPhone keyboard, but it’s probably not what the American Idol host hoped for. The contentious accessory promised BlackBerry Classic-style text entry for Apple’s smartphone, catering to those who wanted to jump to iOS but couldn’t resist the tactile allure of a physical ‘board. Unfortunately, BlackBerry has effectively litigated the gadget out of smartphone relevance.
According to the terms of the settlement, Typo will immediately cease selling any of its keyboards intended for smartphones with 7.9-inch screens or smaller. The block covers any future versions Typo had in the pipeline, too.
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