Is RIMM falling behind?

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  1. mth04

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    Well the first sentence of that article hits the nail on the head. If they don't change their ways soon, they will become the AOL of smartphones.
     
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    BB is horrible! I currently have the BB Tour and have nothing but issues with it!! So far I've had 4 Tours and VZ CS is stating they need to send me another replacement. This is because the replacement I received a week and half ago will not read microSD cards. So, they've given me the option of getting a new phone.

    I hope they will let me get the new Droid. Is there any Verizon workers out there that could tell me what the policy is for this?

    Thanks,

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    I think if RIM re-invented their UI and browser they might have another rung on the ladder to step up on. But I think right now they have reached the high point and can only go down. They need to change....something.
     
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    Maybe that change needs to start with adopting the Android OS.. :)



     
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    well yea but RIM isnt just a Phone. Now if RIM were like HTC and could add Android to the line-up then we'd have a winner.
     
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    My husband had to get his storm replaced twice. The techs at the store told him that if it broke the third time, they would just be getting him the Tour, which is the replacement option. I think that if your BB breaks a certain amount of time, they're going to give you the BB replacement option (another BB). I would hope that they would just give you the Droid if it breaks again!

    As for RIMM, I have actually been okay with the phone to just be satisfied. I haven't been impressed with it, but it does okay. I think they just need to make changes to the OS and really build on it. That, and, if only there were more apps too.
     
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    because they have no diversity in their phones. every phone they produce (aside from the pearl and the storm) is nearly EXACTLY the same in looks.
     
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    they push out 50 different handsets and their all alike in one way or another.

    They think adding a trackpad is evolving their product. It's like adding power steering to a Model T....

    They are 2 years out from doing anything significant. It's obvious they can't build a great phone that will compete in the rapidly changing market.

    Somebody just flicked on the light and they have been left with their pants down around their ankles....
     
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    To answer the OP's question... YES.
     
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    they think that their push email is going to keep them ahead of everyone else when now you can get push email on just about anything....