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    Quote Originally Posted by socalmiles View Post
    What do you guys think RIM would have to do to beat the Iphone??? Jesus this should be a thread in itself. See i really like my storm but i gotta have the best so i'm hoping that storm 2 will be the beast i need it to be, Sooo...what would RIM have to do?
    Believe it or not the Storm as with any other BlackBerry already beats the IPhone in what it was designed for. And as much as I hate to say it the IPhone beats the Storm as a multimedia device, but that is where it stops. The Storm as with any BlackBerry is designed with the business user in mind and this was RIM's first stab at the world of Multimedia. It hasnt faired to well but for what I use it for it is leaps and bounds ahead of the iphone for personal business asst. Now the IPhone may make it there someday as maybe the Storm may make it into the multimedia arena someday. Both companies are working hard to take over each others market share. Only time will tell.



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    Quote Originally Posted by bbcrackman View Post
    Believe it or not the Storm as with any other BlackBerry already beats the IPhone in what it was designed for. And as much as I hate to say it the IPhone beats the Storm as a multimedia device, but that is where it stops. The Storm as with any BlackBerry is designed with the business user in mind and this was RIM's first stab at the world of Multimedia. It hasnt faired to well but for what I use it for it is leaps and bounds ahead of the iphone for personal business asst. Now the IPhone may make it there someday as maybe the Storm may make it into the multimedia arena someday. Both companies are working hard to take over each others market share. Only time will tell.
    Very well stated. Are you including web into multimedia as this is one area where RIM really needs to step it up. I would really like to see a better syncing set up than google sync. Apple's mobileme is seamless and works for both PC and Mac users where RIM really screws all of us Mac users. Sorry but in my line of biz a Mac is a requirement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    Very well stated. Are you including web into multimedia as this is one area where RIM really needs to step it up. I would really like to see a better syncing set up than google sync. Apple's mobileme is seamless and works for both PC and Mac users where RIM really screws all of us Mac users. Sorry but in my line of biz a Mac is a requirement.
    I agree with you j, it is an area that needs focus. However the BES set up blows away anything that Apple has out currently. I think as time progress and dev gets further you will see both RIM and Apple have almost the same market share into each others original area. The question is who gets there first. Whomever does will be on top and tough to take down.



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    Quote Originally Posted by bbcrackman View Post
    I agree with you j, it is an area that needs focus. However the BES set up blows away anything that Apple has out currently. I think as time progress and dev gets further you will see both RIM and Apple have almost the same market share into each others original area. The question is who gets there first. Whomever does will be on top and tough to take down.
    If you are talking about BES hands down without question RIM is far superior. Apple has a loooonnggg way to go in that arena.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    If you are talking about BES hands down without question RIM is far superior. Apple has a loooonnggg way to go in that arena.
    Yes I am talking about BES. I think in a nutshell RIM has been in the business realm as long as Apple has been into the Multimedia realm. Now they both want what each other has. And it a race to see who gets there first.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    I will give you all a tease, where the Storm 2 really excels is in typing and more available RAM. The days of meterberry will be long gone. However, overall IMO it's essentially the same phone.
    I hope this is true, but I am actually thinking bout just getting the Tour and be done for awhile

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbcrackman View Post
    Yes I am talking about BES. I think in a nutshell RIM has been in the business realm as long as Apple has been into the Multimedia realm. Now they both want what each other has. And it a race to see who gets there first.
    It's a tough question but who do you think will get there first?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stiefler07 View Post
    I hope this is true, but I am actually thinking bout just getting the Tour and be done for awhile
    Stiefler we need to talk, the object is to have them all.

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