Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st May 2012 15:12 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless It's about time. RIM is in deep trouble, and is seeing its smartphone market share being eaten left and right by Android and iOS. After being more or less the equivalent of a deer caught in the headlights, the company has now finally unveiled its answer to the original iPhone - 5 years too late.
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sithlord2
Member since:
2009-04-02

Then I would recommend to replace your battery.

I haven't seen a blackberry that couldn't last three days on battery with the data connection open.

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Milo_Hoffman Member since:
2005-07-06

We all just got them.... we suspect is a problem with the crappy Blackberry OS.

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jessesmith Member since:
2010-03-11

I've seen Blackberry batteries drain in less than a day when not being used. However in those cases it was usually because the BB was in a location where it wasn't getting good reception. Apparently if the BB can't get a decent signal it will (for lack of a better term) panic and start draining its battery at an alarming rate. I've seen fully charged Blackberries which could last for four or five days without a recharge drain their batteries inside five hours when placed in a room where they were cut off from the outside world.

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tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

I have seen that same behavior as well...

Perhaps the reconnection attempt rate on blackberrys may be a tad too aggressive?

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