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While Roose commented on a few of the so-called "revolutionary" features of the Z10, like 70,000 available launch apps and a unique system that toggles the BB10 OS between work and home use, the article is peppered with a host of negatives. For example, besides the lack of apps like Netflix, Skype and Instagram that are common to rival smartphones, the BlackBerry unit suffered from multiple crashes.



Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Oh, and before I get branded one way or another I've used Android and iOS and like them both.boxing3.gif

Here is the original "eulogy" by Roose.
Edited by BulletSponge - 2/10/13 at 3:12pm
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Originally Posted by BulletSponge View Post


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While Roose commented on a few of the so-called "revolutionary" features of the Z10, like 70,000 available launch apps and a unique system that toggles the BB10 OS between work and home use, the article is peppered with a host of negatives. For example, besides the lack of apps like Netflix, Skype and Instagram that are common to rival smartphones, the BlackBerry unit suffered from multiple crashes.

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Oh, and before I get branded one way or another I've used Android and iOS and like them both.boxing3.gif
Source?
post #4 of 48
how to support your argument:

tell everybody you own all the brands so you are unbiased.

ex. android sucks.... im no apple fanboy because i own both android and apple.
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Originally Posted by macro6 View Post

how to support your argument:

tell everybody you own all the brands so you are unbiased.

ex. android sucks.... im no apple fanboy because i own both android and apple.
Hmm, whats my argument?
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so i guess a broad sweeping statement like 'All blackberry 10's are crap" is warranted?

unless it becomes a epidemic, oh noes!
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I am in no way passing judgement on the new BB phones myself. I can vaguely remember when RIM first introduced BlackBerry and was in awe of the phones and envious of the corporate types who used them. But I can also remember a coworker removing the battery from his Torch 3 or 4 times a day without fail to re-boot his phone. To me, the most important lesson I take from RIM's decline is that no matter how hot the current "must have" gadget or company is at the moment, in 5 years they could just as easily join RIM as a footnote in the history of technological advancement.

P.S.- Master_Shake you've probably heard this before but that sir is a nice avatar. thumb.gif
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That was funny I don't know how the OP got flack for his comment. He is basically as neutral as you can get with his comment and post.
Seems he knew that it was coming and tried to defer it, still got it. I'll probably be lashed for defending him I guess.
You guys are way to sensitive with your smartphone preferences.
 
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post #9 of 48
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That was funny I don't know how the OP got flack for his comment. He is basically as neutral as you can get with his comment and post.
Seems he knew that it was coming and tried to defer it, still got it. I'll probably be lashed for defending him I guess.
You guys are way to sensitive with your smartphone preferences.

Saying "oh how the mighty have fallen" is a biased slam on a product, and especially so with a laughing smiley. Hardly neutral...
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*sees Macbook owners club*

*sees AppleInsiders*

Yeah, attention: not paid.
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