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Crackberry addict converts to android

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by aeroplane, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. aeroplane

    aeroplane Member
    Thread Starter

    I've been a blackberry user for about 3 years. I was relatively happy on a T-mobile Pearl, but I really wanted a good touchscreen device. Shortly after the portly the G1 was unveiled, I bailed t-mo and moved to verizon and the BB Storm.

    Despite the quirks and shortcoming, I actually liked my Storm. But when I saw the Eris in action, I knew I had to have it!

    And the web browser... OMG! Coming from a blackberry, the web browser is sheer perfection!

    The sense UI is what really makes this a brilliant device. It has everything the iPhone has and more.

    I'm glad to find this forum and I home it can help me find the answers for the few issues I'd like to address;

    -My Storm had a BEAUTIFUL charging dock (cradle). It hasn't been easy to find one for the Eris, though I did order one from eBay. What I'll really miss, though, was that the Storm automatically converted into a full-screen clock when plugged in. While I did figure out how to keep the home screen lit while charging, it's not quite as effective bedside clock as the storm was. The similar feature (weather station/clock) on the Moto Droid was the ONLY thing pulling me to that device instead, but I hold out hope that an app will be developed to add the function I'm looking for.

    -Battery life (of course).

    And I know it's a hardware issue, but I do miss the magnetically activated sleep mode of the blackberries. I do have the Eris set to pattern lock when it's in my pocket, but I'm sure that the screen constantly lighting up when the end/power button is pressed by my leg does severely cut into the battery life.

    I'm happy to be here!


  2. lekky

    lekky Lover

    Welcome, ask your questions in the Eris section and someone will help! :p
  3. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member

    Nov 3, 2008
    Washington DC, USA
    Welcome to the AF forums and enjoy your visits !! :cool:

  4. bigdroid

    bigdroid Well-Known Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    Campus Safety Officer
    Earlville, NY
    Welcome to Android Forums!! :)
  5. Carl C

    Carl C Well-Known Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Welcome! :D
  6. welcome to the forum, glad to have ya aboard!

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