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Another Pundit Chooses Blackberry over WAP Phones

Stewart Alsop, venture capitalist and columnist for Fortune, has joined a lengthening list of contrarian pundits by finding the Blackberry paging and PDA platform superior to WAP based mobile phones.

In his latest Fortune column, Alsop compares WAP phones on the Sprint PCS and Verizon networks with Blackberry on the basis of what each device can productively do today. He says, "In the six months
that I used a Sprint wireless data phone,
I did not get one piece of important info
via phone that I didn't already have from
another source... Instead of buying... {the}
Sprint phone, I should have bought a
Blackberry from Research in Motion. One
after another of my techie friends has
bought this thing and become consumed
with its utility and design...."

We have been saying the same thing for several months.

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