Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry
I presume that you put the 8100 in your pocket without any holster or anything... Not blaming the treatment (OK, I am) but multiple devices failing the same way is pretty unusual.
That's exactly how I carry it. And how I carried by 8700g, 7130c, treo 650,and every one of my other phones since about 1995. And none has had a failure of the input device.