Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Oct 2012 22:11 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Rachel Crosby speaks about her BlackBerry phone the way someone might speak of an embarrassing relative. 'I’m ashamed of it,' said Ms. Crosby, a Los Angeles sales representative who said she had stopped pulling out her BlackBerry at cocktail parties and conferences. In meetings, she says she hides her BlackBerry beneath her iPad for fear clients will see it and judge her." Other products many people own but feel ashamed about: sex toys. So essentially, the BlackBerry is now the equivalent of a vibrator. In all seriousness though - why feel ashamed because of a phone? Are people really that shallow? I'm really getting too old for this stuff.
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Rebuttal on Crackberry
by grantpalin on Tue 16th Oct 2012 22:36 UTC
grantpalin
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Kevin on CrackBerry has http://crackberry.com/crackberry-asks-are-you-embarrassed-your-blac... , and a survey on user shame, skewed well towards unashamed.

Speaking for myself, I just shake my head when seeing personal worth being measured by what devices a person uses. As for the complaints, I wonder how many of those are due to experiences with older devices, or just iPhone envy.

*BlackBerry by choice!*

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