Loving my new Blackberry 8900

blackberry-javelin I am loving my new Blackberry Javelin (8900). A month and a half or so ago, I purchased a Blackberry Pearl from ICE, the Costa Rican phone company. I did not want a Pearl, but typical of Costa Rica’s phone monopoly, the Pearl was the only phone they had available. It grew on me, and I finaly got used to using the miniscule keyboard, and predictive text input, but got fed up with switching from English to Spanish every time I had to send a message to someone who did not speak English.

I really never liked the form factor either.

While visiting Honduras last week, I picked up a new Blackberry Javelin, the replacement to the curve, and I have to tell you, it is all I wanted and hoped for. The phone is sleek, light, with a beautiful big screen and the interface is clean and easy to use. I love it, plain and simple.

Of course, when dealing with ICE, there is always a DOWNSIDE to the story. There is currently no data roaming available to users of Costa Rican Blackberrys, UNLESS they have AN OLD account with ICE. According to them, this has something to do with the provider of their new GSM network. So tell me fellow Blackberry fans, what the hell is the point of having a state of the art “berry,” when I cant use it while traveling?

4 Responses to “Loving my new Blackberry 8900”

  1. PDA is smartphone? Says:

    Congratulation,
    It looks sweet, and provide the complete latest features also. BlackBerry Curve 8900 Javelins a combination between Bold 9000 dan Curve 8310.

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  3. good girl Says:

    how much does a black berry cost?

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