We've been together for about 10 years now. I had never planned on a long-term relationship at the beginning, but somehow we lingered on. I felt that we had been through so much together that I have had great difficulty in moving on. I am wary of my expected separation anxiety.
I remember a time before the BlackBerry. And while I appreciate its value for emergencies, mapping and the like, I am not fond of its other effects. Today, we are flooded with distraction and noise, and the skill is not drowning in it all.
I have three flat touch devices on my desk right now. All three pretty much do the same thing. I feel having three of these things should be an extravagance but it's not.
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Watching financial pundits bandy about the impending demise of RIM and its product line Blackberry is equivalent to conductors yelling "JUMP!" before ...
Call me -- on a phone. I'll answer -- from my phone. We'll meet up -- in person. We'll hang out. If you're fun, I'll invite you back to my place. Then we'll do things -- in person -- that are more fun than over Skype.
I loved every BlackBerry I ever owned, right up to the time each and every one one of them became obsolete,
What should Blackberry do? They should start by looking at their biggest asset (and it's not their device).
Dear BB: As I sit here in the airport, I listen to Lauryn Hill's song "The Ex-Factor" and I reflect on our relationship, which has stretched almost four years, and I have come to the conclusion that "it ain't working," to quote Ms. Hill.
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Like millions of long-standing BlackBerry users, my stake in the company isn't financial; it's the time and effort I've spent learning to use my BB.
How has this happened to me? How has this happened to so many of us? It seems that all the hyperconnectedness in today's society is siphoning away our energy for real-life interaction. Some people might call my lifestyle antisocial; I'd prefer to say I'm living the "new normal."
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The iPhone, BlackBerry, and all the other brands of smartphones are wonderful inventions, but this technology has put communication into uncharted territory. Now, we're not just making or receiving phone calls.
I'm a workaholic. I admit it. It would be real easy to blame technology and being in the communications industry as the reason I haven't taken a real ...