Originally Posted by jgb@etree
Avoiding use of the trackwheel to prolong the life of the device is absurd, IMHO. It's there to be used, and if it breaks you have a defective unit and should return it to your carrier for a replacement. I had my 7250 for 2 years before upgrading to the 8703e, and I use the trackwheel constantly without issues.
I see your point however I imagine the shortcuts were developed for a specific reason as well, some ppl prefer the keyboard while others use the wheel. Just like you said
Same theory applies w/the shortcuts.
Personally I find it faster to use the shortcuts than wheel but that is my $.02.