Thanks AT&T for waiting so long. Was really going to purchase the 9900. Have been a Blackberry user for many many years but ..... iphone 5 is coming out next month. Was not interested in the iphone mostly because of the lack of the keypad. Have been using an ipad for a few months and am actually getting used to the screen for typing (their spell ahead is really good). Will probably jump onto the apple bandwagon. Wonder if it is too late for blackberry, their next operating system is a year away and might already be out of date when it arrives. Still have my doubts and about 3-4 weeks to change my mind - who knows. MIF
over in the "Review: BlackBerry Bold 9900" discussion:
Blackberry is back!
got a chance to play with these devices and I can say that BBerry is back! They still have a way to go but they are by no stretch out of the game. The Apptitude is amazing. It loads in less than 60 seconds. Twice as fast as previous models. 27k apps w/ 150 added each day. Props!
Does anyone have any confirmed info on a real release data on TMobile? All the reps are saying is end of August ( ☹️ ) but I thought I had read elsewhere 8/8 for demos in stores and around 8/21 for release.
I went from the curve 8310 to the bold 9700 and thought it was a huge improvement. It wasn't enough to satisfy my curiosity so I made the move to android. I've owned the android for just over a year now and I'm seriously considering moving back to blackberry. I just can't figure out why blackberry won't allow you to customize your screen and make the move to widgets. It seems kind of juvenile I'm sure, but it's a little thing that makes a big difference. It seems ironic to me that blackberry, an os that has always given you a ton of freedom (easily allowing you to take your full length songs and set as ring tones, easily customize the background image) is going to be the last to allow you to fully customize and personalize your home screen... (continues)
over in the "AT&T and RIM Announce 4G BlackBerry Lineup" discussion:
ATTs idea of HSPA+ is a shame
All these billions, and billions ATT takes in from data revenue and they can't even deploy real HSPA+, HSPA 21, HSPA 42. ATT really isnt any different then they were 3yrs ago. ATT's idea of HSPA+ is a shame.
over in the "RIM Says 7 New BlackBerries On the Way" discussion:
Shoot enough pellets and pray one of them stick. It worked for android so maybe there is hope for blackberry if the OS is as customizable as android and the hardware still doesn't look like all the old blackberry's. Apple has been the only one that has gotten away with the same old design and even they are feeling the pressure to make a change now.