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December 8, 2005

Blackberry 8700c

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Kendall Schoenrock

Blackberry 8700cA week ago I was able to get the new blackberry 8700c. So far, I have been extremely pleased with the device and the quality of the bundled cingular service. I am writing this update on an airplane and typing on the tiny screen has not been a problem for me. It has taken me a little getting used to typing only with my thumbs, but the number of typos has decreased with my usage of the device. The keyboard is designed with a good slant for easy usage and the key spacing has not been a serious issue. I was frustrated initially with the dual numbers and letters, especially when I am attempting to spell a traditional phone number like 1-800-free-411. (This is a new free service I heard about from my TurnTide co-investor Josh Kopelman.)

It is difficult to compare this model with the older ones because I have limited usage of the older models. I can, however, tell you that the screen has a wonderful resolution and it makes internet browsing fun and easy. I enjoy hitting a fast Google search from the sofa to win friendly bets with my roommates during Sunday football. Most recently I pulled up the total number of popes and on another occasion I found some obscure information on movies from the internet movie database ( I enjoy my new business toy as hz allows me to check stock quotes, weather info and movie listings with ease ( Perhaps it’s the ability to access information where and when I want it. I believe this is the future of mobile devices…

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