- CrackBerry Newbie
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HTC/Windows Mobile without Data Plan?
I recently bought a Blackberry 8900 thinking the Wi-Fi connection would allow me to use all the apps (except BB email stuff). I quickly learned how wrong I was... even At&T's little "family unlimited data" plan is virtually useless ($10/month/phone with messaging unlimited... my SIM was originally in a RAZR).
I find it quite unfortunate because I am quite fond of the BlackBerry hardware but I'm not willing to pay for some expensive data plan when I'm constantly surrounded by Wi-Fi that I'm paying for more often than not (Home/Office).
My question is this... can I use a Windows Mobile phone (eyeing the HTC touch pro 2 at the moment) and get most of the online functionality while connected to the net via wi-fi? The only "problems" I've found so far are weather updates, email notifications and the like... and maybe the little data add on AT&T offers would fix that.
- 02-28-2010, 11:06 PM #2
I've had several Windows Mobile phones, and they are all WiFi friendly. Meaning you can use most applications with WiFi. The tomtom gps app uses preloaded maps, too.
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- CrackBerry Master
03-01-2010, 08:49 AM #3
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Don't forget that if you buy a new WinMo phone you will still be required to purchase a data plan with it (minimum of $30/month), just like a BlackBerry. All new smartphone purchases require data plans, regardless if you already have a standard dumbphone internet/messaging plan.I like turtles.