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With New Blackberry, Happiness Returns…

I have made no secret of how much I hated hated hated my Motorola Q smartphone. At the end of its life, the battery was lasting less than 2 hours…on standby! Anyway, with as much abuse as I gave the Q, it is pretty remarkable it held up as long as it did.But it is now gone. Hooray.

I purchased a slightly used Blackberry World Phone on eBay a week ago and it feels like a weight has been lifted. Everything makes sense with this phone and well, it works. My biggest reasons to get a Blackberry over an iPhone?

I don’t want AT&T. I don’t want a contract. Spectacular battery life. A real keyboard. Shortcuts. The blinking red LED that tells me something new has happened.

The things I wish it had? The app store and the large screen, though I realize that contradicts my keyboard requirement.


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