Blackberry??

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  1. edvorak

    edvorak Member

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    My current phone contract is coming to an end and thinking of jumping back to Blackberry as the new Passport device looks pretty damn nifty with a decent battery life.

    Anybody out there still using a Blackberry??

    Not too bothered about playing games and stuff on my phone any more, it was a nice distraction when I got my Galaxy S4 but at the moment all I use my phone for is sending messages, work emails and playing music.
     
  2. everfreetree

    everfreetree I... I like trees.

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    Sony Z3V. Can't help you. I've always hated Blackberry devices ;)
     
  3. edvorak

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    Well it seems Blackberry are getting into bed with Google anyway, so Blackberry branded Android devices should start surfacing soon.

    Might give the Blackberry Passport a trial when my contract renews, have 14 days to change it.
     
  4. Mouse

    Mouse Sometimes a man gets carried away

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    I had Blackberry for work for about two years. They have now moved on to iPhones and I have never been more annoyed. The Blackberry was a much better device for that stuff. Much longer battery life (no touchscreen), decent keyboard which allowed very fast typing of emails, decent security (the iPhone is a pain with all the necessary security measures). If it was my personal device though I would want something with shiney HD screen for videos and other luxury features that I didn't need for work.
     
  5. Steve91

    Steve91 Wannabe Superheroine.

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    Had a BlackBerry and despised it. Using tech that was developed the wrong side of 10 years ago at a price competing with last years smartphone.
     
  6. Alex Theory

    Alex Theory Northern Monkey

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    Not so sure about them 'getting into bed' with Google (BlackBerry's USP with Law Enforcement and Government agencies is their privacy and encryption - Google.... not so much.) although the BB10 OS is based on Android in the loosest sense. You can sideload Google Play apps if you persevere.
     
  7. Matthew Winter

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    BlackBerry priv

    Sent from my VS986 using Tapatalk
     
  8. Wuzza

    Wuzza long time lurker

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    I just use Yahoo for email, but can't rave about the sound from the HTC One M8s highly enough.
    Can't compare to a Blackberry as I've never seen one in the flesh.
     

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