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I'm mad at T-Mobile right now...


May 1, 2006, 2:37 PM
OK, so my SKII broke this past Thursday.

I know SKII is still for sale on T-Mobile's website...

They're trying to get me to upgrade to their MDA phone...

I haven't yet exhausted all of my options for getting a new SKII... 🙂

I'm just wondering what's best - SKII vs. SKIII vs. MDA...

I don't think I like MDA...

I could care less about Bluetooth...

I'm deaf - I don't use voice. I have a data-only plan from T-Mobile for my SKII...

Anyway, can't get a SKII in the store! They told me I could get it in a store - went to a store - they said they were all out - an hour's drive for nothing! Gee.

Oh, and I'm a Mac user, so I could care less about PC enabled phones, too.

I'm also open to a good SKII alternative that's goo...

May 1, 2006, 7:45 PM

Just got off the phone with a T-Mobile rep. They told me that they took Sidekick II off their lineup! Hence why they're not selling Sidekick II anymore. Hmm. What are deaf people going to do now? I guess I should get a Blackberry, huh? 😉

May 2, 2006, 2:34 PM
I have 1 deaf friend/customer who got a 7290. He does like it, but the downside is you have to have blackberry plan. which is 29.99, but only offers 300 domestic text messages. so unless u send text in the e-mail format, that cant be good. so then the 2nd choice is get the unlimited text add-on, which is 14.99, but you need a voiceplan which the cheapest is 29.99 for 300 mins m-f and unl sat/sun (which you dont need) and then the black berry add-on for 19.99. so in total 65/month vs your sk plan. If you do go with the MDA, then the total is 75/month.

I am checking now to see if you can have just a blackberry plan for 29.99 and add unl text messaging. But still, it will be 15 more than what you pay for SK plan.....And the answer is....

May 3, 2006, 10:39 PM
wait for the sk3 or buy sk2 on ebay

Jun 16, 2006, 1:31 AM
sidekick 3!

Jul 11, 2006, 7:28 PM
If you are deaf don't buy the sidekick 3, you will never hear it! The ringer is really low compared to the sidekick 2. The features are cool but just a step up from the SK2. Buy a used one on ebay, that is my advice.

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