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BlackBerry Vs. Ryan Seacrest Typo

BlackBerry scores a knockout punch against archenemy Ryan Seacrest

June 1st, 2015

Score a win for BlackBerry. Per The Wall Street Journal, BlackBerry has reached a settlement with Ryan Seacrest’s company Typo in which Typo has agreed to stop selling its smartphone keyboard attachments for any devices whose screens measure in at less than 7.9 inches. Since Typo primarily made keyboard attachments for iPhones, this effectively means it’s …

Typo Keyboard iPhone 6 Released

BlackBerry’s chief tormentor releases yet another knockoff keyboard for the iPhone 6

December 8th, 2014

That sound you hear is BlackBerry’s legal team cracking its knuckles and getting ready to go back to work. Typo, the iPhone keyboard attachment accessory company cofounded by Ryan Seacrest, has again thumbed its nose at BlackBerry and has released yet another knockoff BlackBerry keyboard for the iPhone 6. BlackBerry has successfully won injunctions against Typo in the …

BlackBerry Vs. Ryan Seacrest

BlackBerry deals another blow to Seacrest’s copycat keyboard empire

August 25th, 2014

Score another win for BlackBerry’s legal team. The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. District Judge William Orrick last week upheld the preliminary injunction that he granted earlier this year that effectively barred Ryan Seacrest’s company Typo from selling its iPhone keyboard attachments in the United States because they allegedly infringed upon BlackBerry’s design patents.

Ryan Seacrest Typo 2 BlackBerry

Ryan Seacrest’s ‘BlackBerry killer’ copycat keyboard is back from the dead

July 31st, 2014

You can’t keep a good copycat down. CrackBerry brings us word that Ryan Seacrest’s Typo has just unveiled a new keyboard attachment that it hopes is different enough from BlackBerry’s keyboards to avoid getting slapped with injunctions. The first-generation Typo was such a blatant BlackBerry knockoff that it never really stood a chance in court and …

BlackBerry Ryan Seacrest Lawsuit

BlackBerry strikes major blow against Seacrest’s copycat keyboard

March 31st, 2014

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest clearly underestimated the awesome power that is BlackBerry. Reuters reports that U.S. District Judge William Orrick granted a preliminary injunction against Seacrest’s Typo that will bar the company from selling its $99 iPhone keyboard attachment that BlackBerry alleges infringes on its patents. Orrick said that BlackBerry’s legal team had established a clear …

BlackBerry Ryan Seacrest Lawsuit

BlackBerry scores big early win against arch nemesis Ryan Seacrest

March 24th, 2014

Every protagonist needs an arch enemy: Sherlock Holmes has Moriarty, Batman has the Joker and BlackBerry has Ryan Seacrest, the American Idol host and onetime BlackBerry user who allegedly stabbed the company in the back by ripping off its keyboard design for his Typo iPhone keyboard attachment. BerryReview points out that BlackBerry is now one step closer to …

BlackBerry Lawsuit Typo Keyboard

Battle between BlackBerry and Ryan Seacrest’s keyboard company begins

February 19th, 2014

Reviewers love Ryan Seacrest’s Typo keyboard for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5. BlackBerry, not so much. BlackBerry announced last month that it was finally taking on its biggest threat — Ryan Seacrest — and filing a lawsuit against the company behind the Typo keyboard, an iPhone accessory that adds a BlackBerry-like keyboard to Apple’s …

BlackBerry Ryan Seacrest Lawsuit

BlackBerry turns up heat on Ryan Seacrest, tries to block Typo sales [updated]

January 24th, 2014

BlackBerry is not messing around, Ryan Seacrest. IDG News, via InfoWorld, reports that BlackBerry this week asked a court in California to block all sales of Typo, the iPhone keyboard attachment co-created by American Idol host Ryan Seacrest. In its argument before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, BlackBerry claims that “Typo’s …

Typo iPhone Keyboard Reviews

Sorry, BlackBerry: Ryan Seacrest’s Typo is getting solid early reviews

January 14th, 2014

BlackBerry is clearly not happy that Ryan Seacrest is trying to convert its physical keyboard-loving users to the iPhone, especially when the physical keyboard attachment that Seacrest’s company designed as an iPhone accessory bears a striking resemblance to BlackBerry’s own keyboard designs. There’s some bad news for BlackBerry, however: Early reviews have started rolling in …