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Old 05-17-2005, 01:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well im tryin to decide between these 2 phones.... i been with the sidekick since black and white sidekick days.. and now that im with the sidekick II im just not impressed anymore.. im just wanting some reasons why i should stay with the sidekick and why i should switch over to the black berry.. NEXTEL is offering a trade in value of 100.00 (per their website) if people trade in their sidekick II for the new Blackberry 7520... from what i have read about this phone is that its awesome.... in comparison with the sidekick it doesnt have a camera (but i dont use that camera very much) but what it does have is the Bluetooth... (something that a lot of sidekick users would die to have) and then also it does support third party apps. it has GPS so that you can use a software program called TeleNav and get step by step directions... also it does have Push mail... through Verichat it has all the Messaging progams and it also now has a web brower that supports java script... it a tap bit smaller than the sidekick.. thats all i can come up with... someone please tell me some pros and cons about why i should or shouldnt switch from the sidekick to the blackberry.... thanks for everyone's help.
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Old 05-17-2005, 01:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You forgot Direct connect! The main reason for nextel
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Old 05-17-2005, 01:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I haven't even played with a 7520, but I have with sidekicks... and BB all the way. Sidekick in a neat little novelty item, but no where near the corporate device that BB is...
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Old 05-17-2005, 02:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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because my girlfriend has a SKII and even she thinks it's a piece of junk.
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Old 05-17-2005, 02:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
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You forgot Direct connect! The main reason for nextel
LOL well that just comes natural.. when you say nextel... its a givin... "There is Direct Connect" LOL
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Old 05-17-2005, 02:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Uh you are asking this question in a blackberry forum...

For me the BB is a given, SKII is cool if you like it, personal preference. For me it's a Blackberry
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Old 05-17-2005, 02:07 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I always carry a digicam around with me anyways. I have no need for a camera phone wasting money and KB downloading/uploading pics.
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Old 05-17-2005, 02:08 PM   #8 (permalink)
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well this isnt the only forum i asked it in.. im just tryin to make sure im making a wise decision... whats the best app for Instant messaging....?
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my girlfriend can't stay logged in to IM on her sidekick to even use it....on the bb, it's either verichat or IM+
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whats the best app for Instant messaging....?
Please visit the aftermarket thread forum and view the instant messaging faq... should answer all your questions..
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so whats the pros and cons for Verichat and same for IM
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and I'll ask you a question- any suggestions on where I can send her to learn more about her sk, so she'll stop complainng to me about it?
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and I'll ask you a question- any suggestions on where I can send her to learn more about her sk, so she'll stop complainng to me about it?
http://www.hiptop.com/forums/index.php
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Old 05-17-2005, 02:37 PM   #16 (permalink)
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7520 for me please.
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Have you ever seen a SideKick in an indirect retailer (not a wireless carrier store) that was not already in two pieces?
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Old 05-24-2005, 08:37 AM   #18 (permalink)
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well i have had the sidekick since they had the black and white model... and out off all the stuff that has happened to my sidekick my sidekick NEVER ended up in 2 pieces...
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I haven't even played with a 7520, but I have with sidekicks... and BB all the way. Sidekick in a neat little novelty item, but no where near the corporate device that BB is...
I too have had both SK's and they are very limited
BB = all the way
SK =
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Sidekick versus BlackBerry articles:
Will I be happy swaping from the Sidekick to a Nextel BB?

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