8. Motorola PageWriter 2000

Year: 1996

Before the first BlackBerry was introduced to the mainstream, Motorola welcomed the first smartpager. Owners had the distinct honor of shooting out emails, faxes, and emails, as well as typing up drafts on the sturdy 47-key QWERTY. The PageWriter 2000 shipped with productive programs such as messaging, contacts, and a notepad, and it offered downloadable apps via PC connection.

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