1. iamnotmrcole's Avatar
    I bought the Storm 18 days ago. I was an LG user and had an Ipod Touch. Was blown away by the possibilities. I have been a Verizon member for 8 years but never upgraded to a "Smart Phone". I used the Touch as an e-reader and have been very happy with it. The problem was I had to carry both the phone and Ipod everywhere. Last month I decided to merge my needs (a phone) with my wants (an e-reader) and bought the Storm. I liked it but had a few problems. I had no idea how slow the internet access would be. I also was not thrilled with the clicking screen. I did the OS update from here (thank you very much) but still was not 100% happy. The other big issue was that I am a horrible speller. The Touch caught almost all of my mistakes and the Storm missed lots. I had to adapt to the loss of my Ipod and was well on my way to doing so when the internet speed made me decide to return it before my 30 days and wait till September (I still think it wont be in June but would be overjoyed to be wrong). Big Red issued me a credit for the $100 I paid and reset the New Every 2 credit to allow me the September purchase.

    I might be the happiest Storm owner ever.
    05-19-09 10:54 PM
  2. imp4pdabest's Avatar
    I bought the Storm 18 days ago. I was an LG user and had an Ipod Touch. Was blown away by the possibilities. I have been a Verizon member for 8 years but never upgraded to a "Smart Phone". I used the Touch as an e-reader and have been very happy with it. The problem was I had to carry both the phone and Ipod everywhere. Last month I decided to merge my needs (a phone) with my wants (an e-reader) and bought the Storm. I liked it but had a few problems. I had no idea how slow the internet access would be. I also was not thrilled with the clicking screen. I did the OS update from here (thank you very much) but still was not 100% happy. The other big issue was that I am a horrible speller. The Touch caught almost all of my mistakes and the Storm missed lots. I had to adapt to the loss of my Ipod and was well on my way to doing so when the internet speed made me decide to return it before my 30 days and wait till September (I still think it wont be in June but would be overjoyed to be wrong). Big Red issued me a credit for the $100 I paid and reset the New Every 2 credit to allow me the September purchase.

    I might be the happiest Storm owner ever.
    You're the luckiest VZW customer right now. I guess you and I will be waiting til something better releases. Be patient.
    05-19-09 11:17 PM
  3. fsubassoon's Avatar
    I think I may be doing the same. The 100 dollars they give you, as credit for renewing, they will let you use it again on the storm 2? Is there an expiration on the credit? That's the only thing holding me back from returning the storm. I'm fine with the 35 dollar restocking fee, but not really worth 135 to me. I think.
    05-19-09 11:47 PM
  4. fastharry's Avatar
    I had Verizon offer to give me the Storm for free, and after reading reviews for a week, I decided to wait and see what the future holds....As I have continued to watch CB and other sites, I have come to two conclusions...


    ME: YIPPEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    Storm 1 users: SUCKERS!!!!!!!!
    05-20-09 07:31 AM
  5. iamnotmrcole's Avatar
    [QUOTE=fsubassoon;2599781]I think I may be doing the same. The 100 dollars they give you, as credit for renewing, they will let you use it again on the storm 2? Is there an expiration on the credit? That's the only thing holding me back from returning the storm. I'm fine with the 35 dollar restocking fee, but not really worth 135 to me. I think.[/QUOTE
    The credit was for the 100 I paid. The new every 2 goes back to V till I get a new phone. Also... There should be no restock fee on the phone ifwithin 30 days of purchase.
    05-20-09 08:21 AM
  6. moosc's Avatar
    You will wait awhile then what happens next year when storm3 is released. There will always be something better out there.
    You're the luckiest VZW customer right now. I guess you and I will be waiting til something better releases. Be patient.
    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    05-20-09 10:59 AM
  7. kinggeoff's Avatar
    You will wait awhile then what happens next year when storm3 is released. There will always be something better out there.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    or the storm 4!! or 5!!!

    These kids crack me up "waiting" for technology lol
    05-20-09 11:36 AM
  8. corymcnutt's Avatar
    The other big issue was that I am a horrible speller. The Touch caught almost all of my mistakes and the Storm missed lots.
    I use the SureType on my Pearl and it is an EXCELLENT speller. It took some time to get used to it, but once you become accustom to it, you'll love it. I am looking forward to trying it on the Storm 2.
    05-20-09 11:52 AM
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