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May 4, 2007, 10:17 PM

SIM Card?

How does this work, does Sprint and/or Verizonwireless provide a sim card for overseas use? Or is the gsm side unlocked and you just buy a local sim card?
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May 15, 2007, 11:56 AM

Online Release??

Initially the word was this device was going to be released on May 14 for business customers and online. It still isn't up on Verizon's site and was curious if anyone knew when it'll be available. My assumption is the May 28 consumer release will coincide with the online release.

Also if anyone has seen the phone please let me know how it works.
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May 14, 2007, 8:55 AM

flash player

any one knows if the browser support flash player?!

May 5, 2007, 8:29 PM

Battery Life

Interesting, I just compared the 8800 cingular version and the battery life is much longer on the 8800. Don't know why this is so, thought they were the basically the same phone? Of course Verizon will criple some of the software features, but battery life?
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May 11, 2007, 11:10 AM


Hey just messed with one for a few mins. very thin great screen, responsive I definitely like the track ball better.

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May 8, 2007, 6:08 PM


is this a feature that is going to be locked?
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May 5, 2007, 5:20 AM


The curve is the Blackberry I have been waiting for. I want to keep Verizon though. Does anybody know or can speculate if and when Verizon will have it?
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May 5, 2007, 9:24 AM

Color (Wrong choice)

When will these people listen and learn. Business people like a dark phone that does not stick out like a Nascar advertisement on the belt. VZW and these phone companies take BRANDING to a new level. As silly as it sounds, I will not buy this phone because of the silver color. Why is it so hard to stick to black? Comments?
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May 7, 2007, 5:55 PM

no camera?

why no camera? i know... to most businesspeople, it's useless but its a very handy feature and i'm not sure why they don't include one?
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May 4, 2007, 5:47 PM

Almost the perfect phone...

Why can't there be a phone with CDMA and at least GSM 1900....

Would make it sooooo much easier for us idiots that have a GSM and CDMA provider...

And what happened to the Camera?

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May 4, 2007, 6:57 PM

Bluetooth Headset

What is a good bluetooth 2.0 headset to use with the 8800/8830? Thanks,

May 4, 2007, 3:08 PM


does this have a camera?

how come the pearl is like the only blackberry w. a camera.. i mean, i have the pearl for tmobile and i thought tmobile sucked, but i guess the better the phone the better the service...

pearl is great.
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