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The BlackBerry Storm 8 Months Later

I really wanted to like this Smartphone.  I've tried so hard.  People ask me on a daily basis how I like the Storm.  I can't tell if they ask out of general curiosity, or pity, but I lie either way...

Verizon Redeems Itself with 4.7.0.148

If you read this blog semi-frequently, you know about my love / hate relationship with my BlackBerry Storm.  I'm normally fairly quick at announcing my reaction to the latest releases regarding this phone, but I purposely did not announce the...

Time to Abandon the BlackBerry Storm?

I've been a strong supporter of  the BlackBerry Storm since it's announcement last year, but it may be time for me to cut my loses.  I expected a buggy phone with it being the first generation model.  But... I also...

Google Latitude is Just a Bad Idea

For those of you not on the up and up with Google Latitude, it's a free application that works with Google Maps and basically allows mobile users with GPS to upload their exact location to friends, family, and anyone else...

Weather the Storm

I'm exceptionally bad at checking the weather, and with the way this winter is going, I'm bound to get into trouble as a result of it sooner or later.  There's been a certain buzz  today about the snow and...

Pandora for the BlackBerry Storm?

I usually have Pandora, the internet-based radio station, running in the background while I work, and I see the ads showcasing the Pandora application for the iPhone just about every time I log in.  In fact, Pandora for iPhone just...

BlackBerry Storm Not So Touchy With TalkLock™

One design flaw that's bothered me with the BlackBerry Storm is that the touch screen remains active during a phone call.  CellAvant has offered a solution to my frustrations with TalkLockā„¢.While on a call, the BlackBerry Storm touch screen stays...

Finally... the BlackBerry Storm is here

I've been loosely following some of the hipe in this blog and now we've finally reached the release day.  As of this morning, you can purchase the worlds first touch screen BlackBerry.  Through Verizon it is available for $199 ($249 2...

Interesting "First Reactions" to the BlackBerry Storm

An interesting marketing video was just released by Verizon Wireless for the BlackBerry Storm.  It's advertised more as a fun and stylish tech-toy more than anything else.  It's very apparent that they are targeting it at consumers who have interest...

Will the BlackBerry Storm blow the competition away?

I'm behind the times when it comes to my mobile phone.  It's not that I don't want a 3G phone, but I'm afraid of it becoming a leash.  However, times are changing, and I really can't afford to not have...