- 04-08-2008, 09:42 PM #301ďCommon sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.Ē C. E. Stowe
- 04-09-2008, 12:19 AM #307
When Sprints 3G is down. I needed to go on a website really bad earlier but Sprint had a message saying they were doing maintenance ugh. I had to use my friends iPhone.
I wish the new Curve had it too. I'd switch in a second.
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- 04-09-2008, 02:45 AM #308
Data Download Speed - EV-DO (Average 700 Kbps) and 1xRTT (Up to 130 Kbps) and GPRS (Up to 80 Kbps) In GSM Mode
Network Compatibility - CDMA 850, 1900 and GSM 900, 1800 (GSM Works Overseas Only)
Seems like good 'ol Wirefly is jumping the gun on this one. I would love it to be correct, but I think we all know this isn't going to be a world phone.
- 04-09-2008, 09:31 AM #310
Color Main Display - 240 x 260 Pixels, Over 65,000 Colors Displayed, Auto-adjust To Ambient Light Saves Battery LifePalm Pilot-->Handspring Visor-->Treo 300-->Treo 600-->Treo 650-->Treo 700p+E62-->Treo700p+Curve (8300)-->Curve (8330)-->Tour (9630)->EVO
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04-09-2008, 11:36 AM #311
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How you could your statement be true? Wifi isn't even faster than edge
Do you have test like this one to prove your point because we already know that EDGE is no comparison to EVDO so what exactly is your basis?
- 04-09-2008, 12:10 PM #312
I could be missing the point here though...are you saying that a BB using a wi-fi connection is slower than EDGE or that in general wi-fi is slower than EDGE."Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline carrying it out." -Stephen Covey
- 04-09-2008, 12:30 PM #313
I would also add the processing power of the device makes a difference and could easily be the limiting factor in making use of whatever bandwidth is available.
Finally, anyone who judges bandwidth/speed solely by the theoretical spec limits ignores the factors King21 mentioned plus the wireless carriers' penchant to throttle the bandwidth we can use on our devices.Palm Pilot-->Handspring Visor-->Treo 300-->Treo 600-->Treo 650-->Treo 700p+E62-->Treo700p+Curve (8300)-->Curve (8330)-->Tour (9630)->EVO
- 04-09-2008, 01:06 PM #315
My brother laughs at how much faster he can look things up. One time my dad wanted to know the score of a Maple Leafs game while we were at Panera. We had a race to see which one was faster, he KILLLLLED me. He was already at NHL.COM clicking on scores, while mine was still loading.
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04-09-2008, 02:53 PM #316
- 967 Posts
- EAPPLES with a dash of black pepper are scrumptious.
wow, finally! carolina and her salivate'ers came to their senses that the topic of this thread should be brought back to its topic (the curve)...and they took their little head inflating/frustration-rung comments to Private Messages...congrats on your realizations and practicality.
Anyway...quick question for you guys; and answer this honestly with as much neutrality as possible please. If im about to part ways with my pearl...should i wait for the curve; or do you think the palm centro is a very decent and worthwile phone to get?
- 04-09-2008, 03:14 PM #317
Anyway...quick question for you guys; and answer this honestly with as much neutrality as possible please. If im about to part ways with my pearl...should i wait for the curve; or do you think the palm centro is a very decent and worthwile phone to get?"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline carrying it out." -Stephen Covey
04-09-2008, 03:33 PM #318
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yeah i know, i was simply jesting.
king21, of all the users on crackberry; you seem to be a very knowledgeable, helpful and informative user here...so i respect that. with that in mind, and if YOU dont mind...can you just list the real advantages of a curve over the centro...any and all that you can think of; i would appreciate it.
also, i cant remember when sellers on ebay were first selling sprint's pearl...but how soon and how much do you think sellers (on ebay) will price the curve for someone that wants to buy it straight out w/o a contract?
- 04-09-2008, 03:54 PM #319
The 2 articles I posted below were posted on Crackberry under the blogs section. They are kind of long but the writer does an excellent job of summarizing the differences between the 2. I think the most important thing to remember is that RIM is an innovator while Palm is not. RIM's stock is soaring and they are the number one PDA manufacturer in the world. While RIM constantly updates its platform and allows for developers to build on their stable o.s., Palm hasn't changed anything since the Treo 600. I have my corporate e-mail and 3 other e-mail accounts on my 8830, as well as a real-time stock tracker, weather app, ESPN mobile, and countless other apps that work flawlessly on my BB. (lets not forget the largest support group - Crackberry) I've seen palm devices that have a couple 3rd party programs on them and they powercycle non stop until they are hard rest. Long story short, Blackberrys are stable and can hold a TON of data. I've seen 14,000 phone numbers on an 8830. They typically have a lot less dropped calls, and the voice quality is excellent! RIM does have frequent outages that a lot of people make a big hoopla about, however if they had another device, they'd have more issues with their o.s. crashing and dropped calls. Anyone who tells you that the type of phone doesn't have anything to do with signal strength, doesn't know anything about wireless radios.
As far as the e-bay thing goes, I've seen highly anticipated phones post same day for outrageous prices, like close to retail. If you really want a good deal, then wait a couple weeks until people are selling them for about a hundred bucks less. Or sell your Pearl now before the general public realizes there's about to be a CDMA Curve (demand will be higher now) and buy the Curve at retail using the money you make.
Treo vs. BlackBerry - An In-Depth Analysis - Part I | CrackBerry.com
treocentral.com >> Stories >> Commentary >> Treo vs. BlackBerry: An In-Depth Analysis - Part II - By Matthew R. Streger, Esq"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline carrying it out." -Stephen Covey
- 04-09-2008, 04:10 PM #320
I just noticed that this thread has got a TON of attention! Hopefully Sprint sells a ton of 8330's and RIM will profit even more, leading to more advances in their phones.
RIM & Blackberry + Simply Everything + Dan Hesse experience + Crappy 3rd party retailers closing = Sprint slowly turning things around!
- 04-09-2008, 05:56 PM #322
Wow your considering a centro, better yet a palm over the CURVE!!!!!!! please get the curve....for me!!
- 04-09-2008, 06:16 PM #323
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04-09-2008, 06:46 PM #324Sprint Curve 8330 - 220.127.116.11
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- 04-09-2008, 07:29 PM #325