5 Reasons Why the BlackBerry 10 Bashers Are Wrong

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Mark Spoonauer
Mark Spoonauer
Responsible for the editorial vision for Laptop Mag and Tom's Guide, Mark Spoonauer has been Editor in Chief of LAPTOP since 2003 and has covered technology for nearly 15 years. Mark speaks at key tech industry events and makes regular media appearances on CNBC, Fox and CNN. Mark was previously reviews editor at Mobile Computing, and his work has appeared in Wired, Popular Science and Inc.
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  1. Ryan Gadz Says:

    TimeShift? This is on many other phones but they don’t really even list it as a feature.

    Press and hold is too much work? Its a lot easier than all of those complicated gestures on the Blackberry. People will not understand how to use it. They will get frustrated and move on.

  2. Duane W Says:

    The way Time Shift works is different than, say, Samsung’s way of handling the same problem.

    And, how exactly is a swipe up “complicated”? People can handle swiping down to get notifications easily enough on Android and iOS.

  3. Dale Says:

    Too complicated? Says someone who has most likely never used it. I just got mine today and already love the swipe gestures.

  4. Linda Says:

    I HATE THIS PHONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT DOES NOT HAVE ANY OF THE GOOD FUNCTIONS OF THE OLD BB AND DOES NOT WORK AT ALL.
    Verizon lies and says that it syncs with Outlook which is the only reason I bought it. It does not work at all. I can’t even get my contacts to come up when I touch the contact icon. Spoke to a BB tech and all he did was apologize that it didn’t work. He didn’t solve even one of the problems I am having with this phone!! And there are many.
    Who cares about all the other stuff when you can’t even use the phone!

  5. Brad Says:

    It syncs fine with outlook and has since the beginning. Check your settings.

    10.2.1 makes this phone even better. It is damn near perfect now.

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