1. CeluGeek's Avatar
    Hello everybody.

    The rest of this post is more for owners of GSM BlackBerries.

    I'm seriously thinking of returning my 1-week-old T-Mobile Shadow and getting a BB Curve instead. I do have one concern though, one that keeps pulling me away from BlackBerry.

    While I work fine with Windows Mobile devices, which I have used for three years, I'm not too attached to MS. However, as long as I have a WM device, I know I'm open to try something better that might come out, whether that new device has Windows Mobile, Symbian, Palm, maybe Android, even dumbphones.

    Given that BlackBerry devices require their own separate data plan, this brings to me the concern of a device lock-in, where I'd be stuck with a BlackBerry and not being able to use data features of non-BB devices if I put my SIM card into one of them.

    Is this the case? Or can you take your SIM back and forth between your BlackBerry and a non-BB smartphone/dumbphone and enjoy all the functionality of both devices?
    09-15-08 09:27 PM
  2. ScandaLeX's Avatar
    Welcome to Crackberry & yes you can.
    09-15-08 09:28 PM
  3. Fubaz's Avatar
    welcome to Cb
    09-15-08 10:01 PM
  4. knacman's Avatar
    Welcome to CB! Definitely go get a BB!

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    09-15-08 10:05 PM
  5. pashan's Avatar
    What are you waiting on? :-)

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    09-15-08 10:07 PM
  6. CeluGeek's Avatar
    Wow that was quick.

    I have to wait until Wednesday to get my Curve. It costs more than the Shadow so I have to pay the difference, something that can't happen until Wednesday the 17th.
    09-15-08 10:16 PM
  7. Garrickberry's Avatar
    I'm just glad you aren't on the sidekick bandwagon. Welcome to CB.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    09-15-08 10:43 PM
  8. Mista Stringfellow's Avatar
    Welcome To Crackberry Go Get Tht Curve..
    09-15-08 11:19 PM
  9. mcbarrett's Avatar
    Welcome to Crackberry, you will not regret getting a berry.
    09-16-08 02:27 AM
  10. CeluGeek's Avatar
    One more question: Is it possible to make the BB font size larger? (not just for emails but for other screens like Contacts and Options...)
    09-16-08 03:26 PM
  11. gritmaster's Avatar
    Go to options>screen/keyboard. You can change the font size from here
    09-16-08 03:28 PM
  12. CeluGeek's Avatar
    I got it! The Shadow is gone and the Curve is here.
    09-17-08 03:04 PM