Monthly Archives: December 2006

Q vs. Pearl

More comparison photos on Flickr The Motorola Q versus the BlackBerry Pearl: Q walks away in shame while the Pearl shines on. Windows Mobile and hardware vendors like Motorola have a long way to go! The BlackBerry OS plus a near perfect hardware design makes the Pearl a joy to use: encrypted push email, easy […]

Serial Phone Switching

Seven smartphones, 3 years. In search of the smartphone holy grail, what was once the perfect phone becomes the ugly duckling. What drives this search? I am not sure. It’s not just one feature (push email, web browsing, GPS, or bluetooth modem tethering) that creates the impulse to switch, but instead a combination of factors […]