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A real keypad

January 29th, 2011, Promulgated by Mike

When Verizon first released its version of the Blackberry Storm in December 2008 I had to have one.

Bad decision.

The touch screen keypad required overly precise finger taps to produce the intended letter.  If, for instance, I tapped the ‘r’ ever so slightly left of center the thing would think I wanted an ‘e’ and give me that instead.  This was a gizmo definitely not ready for prime time.  To be fair, subsequent software upgrades have improved the keypad’s accuracy but it will still occasionally produce the wrong character.  My next phone will definitely have a keypad with real keys.

Now, thanks to a tip from His Hermeneuticalness relayed by Fr. Z., I think I may have found that phone:



One Response to “A real keypad”

  1. Nerina says:

    You crack me up, Mike.

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