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post #1 of 24
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I have a bold 9700 that my company pays for, I love it as a phone, but I gotta say I feel left out with all the fun people have on the android and iphone with free apps and such.

Why is there so little fun indy development on this platform?
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post #2 of 24
I used to have a BlackBerry Pearl a couple of years ago, and it was pretty damn plain as well.
post #3 of 24
Its a business driven platform. Very little interest from the client base for games and cool apps.

Owners like you and me probably only makeup 2% of blackberry users. The rest just want access to their work email/calendars.
    
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post #4 of 24
Never owned one.. Glad i don't have one. I believe there are gonna be lots of new cellphones coming out this spring or later.
post #5 of 24
Blackberry's are designed as messaging phones and unlike android phones which (correct me if im wrong) all have touch screens, blackberry's are predominantly keyboard n trackpad/ball which makes certain games not so simple to make. although news on the street is that on new blackberry's with a QNX OS they could be running android apps alongside BB apps
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post #6 of 24
I like my Blackerry, stuff like BBM and Facebook are really useful, and there are a few fun apps... you just gotta search for em, and its hard to make game etc apps for a 4 way trackpad, it doesn't even do diagonal.
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post #7 of 24
Its mostly meant for business but nowadays its becoming like a fashion item like the Iphone and Ipods. Its not meant for FUN AND GAMES all hardcore Business!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 78@pwnt4lif3 View Post
Never owned one.. Glad i don't have one. I believe there are gonna be lots of new cellphones coming out this spring or later.
Suggestions of playbook running android apps --> new bb's running android apps?

http://crackberry.com/newer-reports-...n-android-apps

~New blackberry devices~
http://forums.crackberry.com/f2/road...erries-579994/
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post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by shadow19935 View Post
Its mostly meant for business but nowadays its becoming like a fashion item like the Iphone and Ipods. Its not meant for FUN AND GAMES all hardcore Business!
>iphones ipods
>hardcore business
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post #10 of 24
i have my business blackberry which i use my companys enterprise email system on, and my hd2 running android for fun and GPS.
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