Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth

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A Day With The Palm Pre

by on Jul.30, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I got the Palm Pre. Here’s my one day review of the handset.




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Why I Returned My BlackBerry Tour

by on Jul.30, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I almost ditched Sprint as a provider and have since returned my BlackBerry 9630 Tour for a Palm Pre. Here’s the story.







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BlackBerry 9630 Tour’s GPS: Less Than Impressed

by on Jul.25, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

For the past couple of days I’ve been playing with my BlackBerry’s GPS, using (BlackBerry) Maps, Google Maps, UberTwitter, and the camera. The results haven’t been stunning.







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Three BlackBerry Twitter Apps: Quick Review

by on Jul.22, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology, The Internet

Bah who am I fooling? I don’t blog about anything quickly! I’ve got TwitterBerry, UberTwitter, and TweetCaster on my BlackBerry. Here’s a rundown of features and my feelings on each one.







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Blackberry Tour 9630 (Sprint)/Mac Tethering Notes

by on Jul.20, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Networking, Technology

I got around to playing with this tonight. Here’s what I’ve learned and some step by step instructions on how to go about tethering your Sprint based Blackberry Tour 9630 to your Mac via Bluetooth.







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A Day With the Blackberry Tour 9630

by on Jul.18, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I’ve had my Blackberry Tour on Sprint for about one day now. Here’s my experiences so far, including issues with transferring from my 8830 to my new 9630. I touch on BES (not a problem if you do it right) and BIS (small problem) accounts. I also talk about TwitterBerry and TwitPic integration.







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Cell Phones: Data Plans, Text Messaging, Twitter – Revisited

by on Jun.18, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

While looking at the search terms that brought people to my other blog posting about Twitter, Cell Phones, and Data Plans, I noted a few queries that weren’t exactly answered in my previous post. So I wrote a new one.







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Cell Phones: Data Plans, Text Messaging, Twitter

by on Jun.05, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology, The Internet

A rambling essay of advice regarding cell phone choices and plans, paying certain attention to text messaging and data plans, and addressing how they apply to Twitter.







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Vibrations: Do You Feel Phantom Buzzes?

by on Feb.13, 2008, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

This is mostly directed at the Blackberry, pager, or users of other electronic devices that put them on vibrate from time to time. See, my Blackberry knows when it’s in its holster, so it has “ring” settings specific to the holster – meaning I can have it vibrate when it’s in there before it actually […]




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I have a BlackBerry …

by on Jan.20, 2007, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I recently went to Australia and did a lot of diving with a buddy who works for Research in Motion (they make BlackBerries). I finally bit the bullet and ditched my Treo. The Treo’s email management software (Business Connect) had a push feature that worked, then didn’t, then worked, then didn’t again, depending on the […]




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