BlackBerry vs. iPhone
I love my BlackBerry. I really do. I love him so much I even gave him a name and made one or two YouTube videos about him. But I have had some major technical issues with this phone since I purchased it last year. Bernie, The BlackBerry developed the bad habit of freezing on me. And when it got stuck it stayed that way for five to ten minutes at a time. That’s far too long for a cell phone to stop working. I have had to visit my wireless provider a total of 4 times over the course of two months to get this problem corrected. It was never corrected, and I ended up getting a replacement phone.
Then there was the bothersome problem of my ear buds going out. I had to buy a new pair for $29.99. A month or so later, those very expensive ear buds went out AGAIN and I had to get a replacement pair. Can you say “pissed”?
Once I finally got my phone and ear buds in sync everything worked fine for a few months. Shortly thereafter I suffered through the terrible tragedy of Bernie being stolen from me. Oh, the Horror! I was without my baby for a total of two days. (It took that long for a new phone to be sent to me).
With new phone in hand I noticed that I was missing calls. Lo and behold my ringer was not working. So after three days of missing calls I finally get in touch with customer service and spend a total of 1 and a half hours on the phone with sweet little Shelly who got my phone ringing again. And now, just as soon as I think all my problems have been resolved, Bernie’s apps stopped working like they should. I haven’t received a twitter update in 8 days. Why isn’t Twitter working on my phone? So as I sit here typing this post, my sweet little Bernie is struggling to re upload the Twitter app.
I’m so happy that I’m due for an upgrade soon because I think I’m done with BlackBerry. What type of phone do you have? Have you had many technical difficulties with it?