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  1. sanguine's Avatar
    The term is successor, not predecessor...predecessor comes before, successor indicates next in a series or line...
    12-25-09 10:08 PM
  2. logthought's Avatar
    To me, the main attraction of the Storm (and I had one, prior to my current Tour) is the large screen for web browsing, not the fact that it happens to be a "touchscreen". (In fact, I hated the fingerprints/smudges on the touchscreen.) Even the much-improved Storm 2 typing action is nowhere near as good as the keypad on the Tour, but damn, I sure miss that big, beautiful Storm screen! So, if they make a Storm with a "slider", I'll get one the day it's available.
    12-26-09 01:05 AM
  3. adood84's Avatar
    Here is a Tweet from Sal

    As a X'mas gift I'll tell you that the Storm-Slider will have a portrait slide-out keyboard not a landscape one...
    Interesting .....
    12-26-09 11:24 PM
  4. corymcnutt's Avatar
    This is ONE time I hope Sal is wrong - if BB does come out with a slider, I hope it's an entirely different model; I just love that touchscreen!
    12-26-09 11:42 PM
  5. Switcher's Avatar
    I think it would make a lof to sense if they made it a portrait slide keyboard phone.
    12-27-09 02:56 AM
  6. alphanu22's Avatar
    or maybe the slider keyboard will be a optional use, the on screen surepress keyboards will still be there but now the slider is for thoes who are not adaptable to the touch screen.
    12-27-09 03:16 AM
  7. aeroPM's Avatar
    If this is really going to be a portrait slider then I hope its called Mr. T for a reason. Ie... If its going to be a portrait keyboard then maybe rim can figure out a way to make the screen rotate up to be landscape orientation so the screen and keyboard will make a t. if they just do a pre style slider then they will really lose the benefit of the big screen. I find a wide screen to be much more useful than a tall screen no matter what I'm doing. There is a reason almost all screens are getting wider not taller.

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    12-30-09 05:43 PM
  8. ansuXryo's Avatar
    it would probally be like a g1 hybrid i suppose considering its rim
    12-31-09 12:35 AM
  9. The_Engine's Avatar
    Looks the rumor mill is starting to predict a portrait slider like the Pre and a separate Storm 3 with no physical keyboard. So 2 separate devices. Kind of makes sense because a widget would kind of be unless on a bold/tour screen size, but so many BB users demand a physical key board. Either way all is in preproduction and may never see the light of day.

    Hopefully we will see more as we move towards april and WES.

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    01-04-10 09:01 PM
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