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    Quote Originally Posted by bbcrackman View Post
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    Honestly, the two devices could not be more different and therefore not comparable. The Storm geared towards the multimedia crowd and the Tour is geared more towards the professional. The Tour is the replacement of the 8830we (physical keyboard) which is where the comparison should be made, not to the Storm. In that respect the Tour does beat out the 8830 in every aspect hands down. I personally like this device compared to my 8830. I have not experienced the loose battery door that many have had. I also do not have the screen distortion when using the send or end key. The device is easier to manage and fits nicely in my hand. Picture and video are a nice addition. It will take some getting used to the physical keyboard for some but its easier to use than the 8900 but more difficult than the 9000. I like the suretype and miss it here. But with the new OS's coming out and the rumor of sure type for the physical keyboard devices would make this device more of a pleasure to use.

    I do look forward to the Storm 2 and will acquire that device as well.
    Yeh I agree. I had thought about it and I never really used the Storm for multimedia purposes so I figured I'd get the Tour with the physical keyboard. I only got the Storm cuz it was touchscreen and had that gimmicky clicky screen. :laugh2:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pain Producer View Post
    You are dead on Michael. I tried the iPhone for 3 months. Loved the phone...hated AT&T's service.
    +1 to that, loved the iPhone but AT&T's network sucks. My wife has the iPhone and sitting in our house she gets no reception while my Storm has 5 bars. Big props to VZW for having the best network out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shanepark2 View Post
    You had it what? 2 hours. lol... Storm hatter!!!!!!!!!!!
    Yep, BBOS is a confirmed Storm hater lol. How are you liking yours Shane. Is it a keeper or are you contemplating going back to the Storm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    Yep, BBOS is a confirmed Storm hater lol. How are you liking yours Shane. Is it a keeper or are you contemplating going back to the Storm?
    I like it, but I will still use the Storm also. Thank good for Verizon's free online ESN swapper. lol Storm by day, Tour by night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbcrackman View Post
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    Honestly, the two devices could not be more different and therefore not comparable. The Storm geared towards the multimedia crowd and the Tour is geared more towards the professional. The Tour is the replacement of the 8830we (physical keyboard) which is where the comparison should be made, not to the Storm. In that respect the Tour does beat out the 8830 in every aspect hands down. I personally like this device compared to my 8830. I have not experienced the loose battery door that many have had. I also do not have the screen distortion when using the send or end key. The device is easier to manage and fits nicely in my hand. Picture and video are a nice addition. It will take some getting used to the physical keyboard for some but its easier to use than the 8900 but more difficult than the 9000. I like the suretype and miss it here. But with the new OS's coming out and the rumor of sure type for the physical keyboard devices would make this device more of a pleasure to use.

    I do look forward to the Storm 2 and will acquire that device as well.

    Well said BBC :fing02:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shanepark2 View Post
    I like it, but I will still use the Storm also. Thank good for Verizon's free online ESN swapper. lol Storm by day, Tour by night.
    You don't even have to go online to swap now, just turn off the old phone, dial *228 otpion 3 on the new phone, after device transfer dial *228 option 1 and you have just changed your handset.

    Maybe a mod could put this info some place more prevelant--CS rep told me that big red just started doing this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by P3Designs View Post
    You don't even have to go online to swap now, just turn off the old phone, dial *228 otpion 3 on the new phone, after device transfer dial *228 option 1 and you have just changed your handset.

    Maybe a mod could put this info some place more prevelant--CS rep told me that big red just started doing this.
    Wow I had no idea... thanks for sharing! :hail:

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    Actually I'm going to go back to my Storm tonight with new OS and see. Right now I'm not really blown away. Tour has some easy features compared to storm but both phones are very different and both good and bad in their own way. By no means am I knocking the Tour. Just very undecided what to do

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