BlackBerry’s upcoming Android phone is generating a huge amount of interest on the Interwebs but unfortunately, this can also lead to fakes which do nothing but damage, as users believe the picture and immediately jump to conclusions.
Give it a day or two, and these “conclusions” quickly becomes fact.
Such is the position with the latest “leaked” photograph of BlackBerry’s Android phone.
Before any outlets with no real knowledge of BlackBerry decide to post this picture and jump toÃ‚Â conclusionsÃ‚Â that the AndroidÃ‚Â smartphoneÃ‚Â from BlackBerry will be aÃ‚Â dual-boot device, this is NOT the case.
Unlike other fake images that tend to be created using Photoshop, the picture is more than likely based on a photograph of a genuine BlackBerry.
Confused? Ã‚Â Let me explain.
AsÃ‚Â a BES administrator you can name the work/personal side of your device usingÃ‚Â BES policy. What this means is that youÃ‚Â can literally call it what youÃ‚Â like and it will show that in the menu. You Ã‚Â could call it “Switch to iOS, Switch to Tizen, Switch to Windows Phone” or anything that youÃ‚Â want.
In this picture, the user has done nothing more than just that and renamed it to “Switch to Android”.
Post it to twitter, let users make incorrect assumptions. Ã‚Â Job done!
BlackBerry’s Android smartphone is coming but don’t just look atÃ‚Â images posted online and take the information verbatim.
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