Originally Posted by Wiseass
Wirelessly posted (8700c)
For me so far starting with the 68xx series, older is better in terms of reliability/issues. I still have a user with a 7290 and 8700 that are still trucking. All they do is email/text/phone. Sure its nice to have the latest and greatest, but that tends to come at a price, more fragile, more desired by thieves, more expensive. if I wasn't upgrading for work to support/test units and software, I'd probably still have my 8700. That thing took a beating and kept coming back for more. So get what works for you and what you're comfortable with.
Thanks Wiseass .. sometimes i do feel buying older technology is taking a step backwards .. but then when i see the price tag .. wow LOL
thats why im torn in the middle, for what i need and the latest and the greatest ..
Originally Posted by Dubdub
It all depends upon where you are. All carriers have holes in service. Here in the Northeast, ATT is pretty good, however, I do carry a Verizon phone for those non-ATT service areas (northern NH, Maine and Vermont)and a Verizon MiFi for data to the laptop and handheld.
Thanks Dub .. im also in the northeast .. NYC actually, to my surprise, the coverage in manhattan doesn't flush with me when i was getting dropped calls and horrible voice connection .. and it seems to me thats the one thing ppl who talks to me on my cell complaints the most ... crackling voice