Sorry BlackBerry, It’s Over. I’ve Met an Incredible New Love.

December 7, 2010 • Off-Topic, Social Media, Yahoo


I'm so sorry Blackberry. We had a good run, but it's over. I've met somebody new and it's true love. So I'm breaking up with you. Truth be told, I was growing bored with your limitations and was looking for something better for a while now. I was jealous of my friends who had iPhones and 'apps' but I just couldn't switch to AT&T. My carrier of choice is Verizon (let's face it, AT&T coverage in NYC is sub-par). Then I started seeing ads for the HTC Droid Incredible and well, I became fixated. So I cheated. Now there is no turning back. I'm leaving you. So don't even try to win me back. I'm never coming back.

Oh how I love my new Droid, and the more I learn about it, the deeper I fall. It Droid-incredible-verizon-Support-970 blazes across the digital universe. It snaps fantastic 8-megapixel photos which I can instantly zip to my Facebook friends and Twitter followers. I can read books now that I have dowloaded the Kindle app and I play Angry Birds while I'm on the subway. I have even taken some amazing videos and can't wait to catch a NYC crime in action (OK, maybe not). Best of all, the keyboard is so easy to type on and is so intuitive, my thumbs no longer hurt from trying to type on your tiny keys. So you see, the name of this phone pretty much says it all. Hello lover!

Here are some details about the HTC Droid Incredible should you want to cheat on your BlackBerry or iPhone. I promise you will not be sorry.

  • Detailed focus. With eye-popping 8-megapixel resolution and built-in editing, it’s not a camera phone. It’s an amazing camera that happens to be an amazing phone.
  • Built for speed. HTC designers found inspiration for the Droid Incredible by HTC in a jet-black Italian sports car. With a blazing-fast 1GHz Snapdragon™ processor, it seems our hardware engineers did, too.
  • Instant sharing. Capture the moment and post it instantly on Facebook®, Flickr®, or Picasa™. Mail it, message it, or send a peep to all your peeps.
  • Instant friends. With the Friend Stream app, you always know what’s going on on Facebook and Twitter™, without actually going on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Instant apps. The Android™ OS with HTC Sense™ delivers easy access to thousands of apps and games available at the Android Market™.

CPU Speed     Qualcomm® QSD8650, 1GHz Snapdragon™
Platform     Android™ 2.2 (Froyo) with HTC Sense™
Memory     Flash 8GB + 512MB/RAM 512MB
Dimensions (LxWxT)     4.63 x 2.30 x 0.47 inches (117.5 x 58.5 x 11.9 mm)
Weight     4.6 ounces (130 grams) with battery
Display     3.7-inch touch-sensitive screen with 480 X 800 WVGA resolution
Network     Dual-band (800 and 1900MHz) CDMA2000 1xRTT/1xEVDO/1xEVDO rev. A and IS-95A/B voice or data with up to 1.8 Mbps uplink and 3.1 Mbps downlink speeds (Band frequency and data speed are operator dependent.)
Onscreen Navigation     Optical joystick
GPS     Internal GPS antenna
Sensors     G-Sensor
Digital compass
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Connectivity     Bluetooth® 2.1 with FTP/OPP for file transfer, A2DP for wireless stereo headsets, and PBAP for phonebook access from the car kit
Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g
3.5mm stereo audio jack
micro-USB (12-pin micro-USB 2.0)
Camera     8-megapixel color camera with auto focus and flash
Video capture
Audio Supported
Formats     Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma
Recording: .amr
Video Supported
Formats     Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv
Recording: .3gp
Battery     Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1300 mAh
Talk time: Up to 313 minutes
Standby time: Up to 146 hours
(The above are subject to network and phone usage.)
Expansion Slot     microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)
Up to 32 GB card support. No pre-installed card.
AC Adapter     Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60Hz
DC output: 5V and 1A
Email     Push Gmail™ and Exchange
Special Features     Friend Stream
In-Box Content     Main unit, Micro USB cable, Battery (1300 mAh), AC adapter, RF Brochure, Product Safety & Warranty Statement, Quick Start Guide

-Lauren Dimet Waters

FTC Disclosure: Product sample received for review.

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One Response to Sorry BlackBerry, It’s Over. I’ve Met an Incredible New Love.

  1. jordana says:

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this post! I must say – your lipstick looks Incredible with the shiny black back! #nerdalert

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