QWERTY devices are very nearly forgotten relics of the past feature phone era. It’s all touch screens now; big ones, little ones, medium-sized ones. But as the transition away from hardware keyboards continues, know that manufacturers, dear QWERTY lovers, are still on your side. You are not extinct.
If you own a Samsung Captivate Glide, you’re entering into a growing club: AT&T and Samsung have begun rolling out Android 4.0 for your device. While the headline means you’ll get better multitasking and even support for Chrome, the underlying message is that hardware keyboards are alive. Go forth, and receive your Ice Cream Sandwich offering through Kies.