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Old 08-19-2009, 12:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Good news, the company finally moved me off of T-Mumble to Verizon, so my phone actually has coverage!

New phone is a 8330. Only issue (other than the non-existant instructions common to all Blackberries) is that it will "wake up" frequently when it's not in the holster (hell - it may wake up IN the holster and I just don't see it)

Battery life isn't anywhere near what I had with my 8700G, I'm wondering if this is the problem.
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CDMA devices, such as your 8330, typically do not get anywhere near the same battery life as GSM devices. Just by nature of the wireless technology.
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I can live with that. Just having a phone with coverage (something T-Mumble hasn't figured out in the LAX/Los Angeles area) is worth it.

But it's still annoying to have the phone "come to life" with no input...
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When you sat "come to life" do you mean the screen lights up after its been dim for a while or it lights up from standby mode (which shouldn't be the case since that's the whole point of standby)?
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