what's all the hype about ?

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by FlyFishinX2, Mar 17, 2011.

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    gah im so torn...love my OG Droid, but dont' know if I could do without physical keyboard. :(
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    I'm "lucky" in that sense, my physical keyboard has been next to useless for about the last 6 months. Not sure what happened, but the glue underneath the keyboard must have melted somehow, now the keys are just a raised sheet of plastic that makes typing the equivalent of walking uphill waist deep in molasses. Can't wait for the bigger screen for my virtual keyboard dancedroid
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    yea perhaps the larger screen would make virtual keyboard better....I just hate to go from gingerbread to sense...although I'm sure it wont take long for hte devs to roll it out
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    same thign w/ my droid, i still struggle to use it tho lol...but my thunderbolt should be here at woprk tomorrow.
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    Buying a new cell phone in today's market is like buying a new car, as soon as you walk out of the store your phones value decline and technology becomes outdated. That's why you need to do your research before you buy!

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    I thought the same! I have an X and its surprisingly easy.


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    HAHA ye bad comparison with women, but it was the first that could pop into my mind...besides just ordered the phone and was overly excited.

    The real reason I got this phone was cause I played with my girlfriends inspire, and while playing with it....I thought, hmmm this has less pixels than my phone but looks better screen quality wise. Why is her internet so much smoother and gives me less problems. Wow, this interface is beautiful. Don't get me wrong the DX is an amazing phone, but the thing it's lacking, 4G...which is the biggest thing that pushed me over the edge, considering 4G is free as now to upgrade, why would I wait a month or two for the next phone when Verizon can decide to charge people for it. I wanted to lock in and make sure, I like playing it safe.
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    P.s. Studies have shown that physical keyboards can cause you to develop arthritis in time. A problem that doesn't exist with touch screen phones cause you're not constantly pressing down, u just tap on the screen and no stress is put on your thumbs. Considering I've had months where I had a total of 8000 texts, little things like that are important to me lol. I had the D1, never actually used the physical keyboard unless I typed in a different language than english which it did not have a dictionary for.
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    Don't laugh... believe it or not, for the moment, I'm using a Blackberry Curve.

    That said, I cannot believe how much better it is to use the physical keyboard again. The portrait view keyboard makes emailing miles easier to use and a touch keyboard is just not comparable, although usable. The touch keyboard can drive you crazy since it is heavily dependent upon word correction. Sometimes it will choose the wrong word and you end up having to correct it manually, enter the wrong word in your dictionary, etc. Noticeably larger time waste, more than I thought.

    If you do a good amount of emails, the Droid Pro with a high resolution screen (and better juice and use time) would have been ideal for me. Also needs a better stock email app and delivery if it wants to compete with the Blackberry. Just IMHO...