― My love affair with Blackberry began over 4 years ago. I remember the first time we met as if it was yesterday. ∙ My phone plan was up for renewal and I told my husband that all I needed was a basic phone. I did not want or need a smartphone. ∙ "As long as it makes phone calls, I don't care what it does..." I recall saying. Famous last words. ∙ I had no idea how attached I would become or how sad I would be if we ever parted ways. ∙ For years, my Blackberry and I [...].