Review: Motorola ROKR E8
Jun 26, 2008, 3:03 PM by Stewart Wolpin
Motorola's latest ROKR phone faces the music in Phone Scoop's review. It may have great haptics, but does it have what it takes to impress audiophiles in the crowd?
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Wooo. I was raised on a farm, and those look like farmer's hands. I take it that PhoneScoop isn't your day job?
Welcome T-Mobile to the wonderful world of 2006
Any people wonder why Motorola is going of business and why T-Mobile has the fewest subscribers. Of course their CSI is awesome, they have the LOWEST subscriber base.
And I am a former T-Mobile high ARPU client who just recently bailed. I live in Los Angeles and their is not a HINT of ANY 3G love out here. Pathetic. I waited and waited.
HELIO done, Next up T-Mobile USA. I wish Rich and the original Eric would come back and bring some investigative journalism back to this site like they used to do.
Home of the Mets, Eric. What do I win?
Maybe you could handle the phone better if you took better care of you hands.
"Unfortunately, if you don't remember the "down" nav toggle gets you to your contact list, you have to scroll through the Shortcuts or Main Menu to get to the contact list itself, a multi-click operation"
Really? I don't even know what to say about that comment. That's just trying to find something negative to say.