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Old 10-27-2009, 01:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default To upgrade to 9700 or to Ditch Blackberry for Android that is the Question.

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I had an Iphone before I got my blackberry I have to say I really enjoyed my iphone there were a lot of things that I didn't like about it but I really did like it a lot.

I am one of the people who really liked the touchscreen keyboard However, I did get kinda bored with it and I always wanted a BB so I bought about a month ago a BBBold 9000, now I am upset with myself because the new 9700 is coming out and i'm stuck with a new, old model, not that it's at all bad I really like it but you know what I mean.

Also, with all this Android / Droid talk I am getting really excited about Android and I'm starting to think about jumping ship again. I love my blackberry a lot, but many things like the lack of flash support very few free useful apps. with Iphone there were a million apps for every paid app and the paid apps were cheap! 99 cents a dollar 5 at most, but BB Apps are super expensive I had to shell out a stack of cash just to get Skype barely working.
Not to mention the fact that the official BBApp store is not available in my country.

Anyhow, sorry to gripe I am overall very happy with the device, just not sure what I should do next.



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Old 10-27-2009, 06:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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you are just a tad bit confused aren't you?

shouldn't this be a rant?
Old 10-28-2009, 02:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 10-28-2009, 05:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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From the sounds of it you kind of already made up your mind because it doesn't look like the BB will give you what you want/need. Maybe you should look for an Iphone vs. Android post and make a decision based on that.
Old 10-29-2009, 10:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Hey OP, im kind of in the same position. Went from an Iphone 3G last year,then to a bold earlier this year, but I recently tried the HTC dream(android) for a weekend. Absoloutely love it. Was thinking of sellling my bold and picking up one of those, but it felt like too much of a downgrade to go from a bold to such a flimsey device. Love the android platform though. Might be picking up the 9700 but there are some beautiful android devices set to hit so...
Old 10-30-2009, 02:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
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ya honestly u don't sound like a BB person. Id forget about updating to the 9700 cause it'll be almost the same thing for u as the bold, just prettier and faster. if ur really into apps then go back to the iphone but to me u sound like a guy who loves to try new things so i suggest to you that u should check out the android. Even though i used it and wasn't very impressed with it, i have to admit MOTOs Droid looks mighty irie and very different from the one i used, so maybe u may wanna pick that up just check it out, u know. Also when it comes to the BB, official flash support is coming from Adobe sometime in November of this year.


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