Sick of reading about urbanism here? You’re in luck. I recently upgraded from an ancient Treo 650 cell phone to the slick new Palm Centro. Find out what refinements it offers over the Treo phones, what I think the only drawbacks are, and why no matter what Steve Jobs hopes I’m not switching to an iPhone anytime soon.
Readers of this blog will know I’ve been a happy owner of a Treo 650 since December 2005. The device handles email, simple web browsing, text messaging and Palm Pilot functions well on top of having a great sounding phone with long battery life. Although the software could be better, the device is compact and […]
After I asked about the service, Sprint has activated the phone-as-modem feature of the new Sprint Power Vision phone they sent me to test. The phone takes advantage of Sprint’s high-speed data network (EV-DO) to allow you to watch live and on-demand audio and video, and download and listen to music from their music store. […]
Readers of this blog will know that I was recently sent a free cell phone from Sprint to use for 6 months as part of an “ambassadors” program which seems to be both a mechanism to collect feedback about their service, and also promote their new “Power Vision” technology. Basically, the Power Vision network is […]
I’ve created a Google Group for participants of Sprint’s Power Vision Ambassador program. To join just click the link and tell me the name of your blog, or point me to where you blogged about joining. What do you think Sprint is trying to do with the program? How did they find your blog? I’m […]
Those who know me well know I have had something of a complex relationship with Sprint. They’re the cell phone company everyone loves to hate, and in my nearly four years with them I have had my share of customer service problems and billing irregularities. I also paid far more than my fair share of […]
Today I broke down and purchased a Treo 650. Before I wasn’t exactly in the technological dark ages, but using a slightly obscure smartphone manufactured by Samsung called the i500 (all the way on the left). The phone worked fine and had a solid OS, but like many older phones didn’t support SMS messaging. To […]