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post #11 of 24
Usually work pays for them so they're pretty much business phones.

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post #12 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by mothrpe View Post
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?
Signing up for BlackBerry App World as a developer is even WORSE than Apple's iPhone developer program, if you can believe that.

It's $200 to get started and $20 every time the developer updates an app (even a free app). And RIM requires you to send in an ID scan or a copy of your business license. The former I could live with, maybe, especially since the fees are "currently waived." The latter is intolerable.
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post #13 of 24
Blackberrys are 'boring' because they actually work. for basic calender/email/calling/sms/mms/etc its infinitely superior to the iphone and android. also, its far more customizable 'out of the box' than android/iphone
post #14 of 24
I don't know but I really wish they weren't. I have the tour and would love to get an android, but I don't want to pay an extra 10 a month (I'm cheap like that).
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post #15 of 24
also, my old Blackberry has far superior reception than any other phone ive ever seen/used.
post #16 of 24
loved my blackberry before my G2 but yea my blackberry was straight up business, text and calls. lol.

oh and be happy your blackberry lasts 2-3 days. my G2 lasts 12 hours. lol. with barely any use.
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post #17 of 24
I'm actually selling my Blackberry and buying a Samsung Captivate.
I've been with Blackberry ever since the 8300.
I owned the 8300, 8310, and now 9000. I was thinking of getting the 9700, but it's time for something new. As much as I love my BBM, BIS Push Email, 2 days of battery life etc. There isn't enough to hold me there.

But I did own the iPhone 2G, 3G, 3GS and always went back to my Blackberry. Not to mention the HTC Kaiser and Rhodium. As much as I loved them, something always brought me back to my Blackberry.
post #18 of 24
Their designed for business people that only do business on it, if you want to do anything else on it your out of luck
post #19 of 24
They're serious business.
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post #20 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
They're serious business.
I see what you did there.



BlackBerry's main target audience has always been business, and while they're trying to branch out now, they're going to have a hard time of it. Android and iPhone own the space, and the newest stuff from BB is still all business.
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