Blackberry (in General)


AdminNightStrike October 29 2009 1:36 AM EDT

I'm about to start making an app for CB on the blackberry. I'm going to start with chat first, since it's half done, and then do a real CB interface.

Who has/users a blackberry?

kevlar October 29 2009 1:37 AM EDT

/me cries ;*(

ResistanZ October 29 2009 1:44 AM EDT

I've had 2 Blackberry Curves. Both now broken. Awesome phones, they just tend to get pwnt easily.

AdminNightStrike October 29 2009 1:45 AM EDT

Yeah, from what I hear, the trackball bites.

It's easy, though, to write an app in J2ME. I can then hopefully purchase software that will port it to an iphone.

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] October 29 2009 1:52 AM EDT

Blackberry tour should be in soon (work) (I suspect I can get away with a bit of CB on it)

I'll also be testing a droid with CB soon, I'm hoping to be able to see an Android compatible application or widget soon as well.

(CB1)WFP October 29 2009 2:00 AM EDT

getting a Blackberry of some variety tomorrow.......any recommendations?
i have verizon

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] October 29 2009 2:01 AM EDT

tour

(CB1)WFP October 29 2009 2:02 AM EDT

what is the price tag for that? i have also heard good things about the curve

RaptorX October 29 2009 2:35 AM EDT

WFP - You may want to wait a week some new phones come out next week. See info about the 'Android' coming out. I hear it is nice. It isn't a 'Blackberry' but a new one of those may come out as well. I am not sure though.

ResistanZ October 29 2009 2:37 AM EDT

Looking at the newer Blackberry phones... the 8520 looks interested. Like a Curve, except way sexier and sleeker. And no stupid trackball....

{Wookie}-Jir.Vr- October 29 2009 3:25 AM EDT

The trackball made me want to throw my friend's phone so bad. I was like hey lemme check my email... never again...

Shark October 29 2009 3:29 AM EDT

I had a blackberry and dropped it one time and it ceased to function properly...I can't afford another one right now, but I liked it :)

I think I go iphone next

AdminG Beee October 29 2009 8:50 AM EDT

Shark, before going down the iPhone route you could do worse than check out the Nokia N97. Has lots of apps available (not as much as iPhone for sure) but it's a much better phone imo. I get a lot of use out of the FM transmitter and the camera is way way better too.

P.S. Blackberry fingermouse > Blackberry trackerball.
Fingermouse is the future. I hope...

RaptorX October 29 2009 3:58 PM EDT

Blackberry Storm 2 is also coming out soon and uses somewhat different software. (If you hadn't heard) see URL link:
http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Features/eWeek-Newsbreak-Oct-28-2009/
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