I've had my Drift for just a few days now and the biggest red flag so far is the battery life. It got shipped to me around noon the day I got it. I plugged it in shortly after, fully charged it (took less than an hour), and then proceeded to goof around surfing the web and playing with the GPS. By 10 PM, the battery was nearly dead.
So I charge it up overnight and bring it to work. The second day of my dear Drift's life saw just moderate text messaging, less than 30 minutes of talking, and a few minutes of entering in some of my phone numbers. Due to a busy day, I didn't have much time to do anything else with it and yet again, it was completely dead at the end of the day.
I don't know about you but I'm used to getting a solid two days... (continues)
on the first day, i didn't even get a chance to charge mine. it was at about 75% out of the box. that lasted at least two days of heavy use including lots of buddy beacon and google maps. i recharged again and use the drift infrequently. it lasted at least 5 days of sparse use. i've just charged it again and have used it heavily, tons of showing it off, downloads, HOT, etc. and the battery seems to be doing fine. i'm curious as to why your experience is so poor.