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Entries Tagged as 'Sidekick'

Alas, Poor Sidekick

July 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Alas, Poor Sidekick · Gadgets, Microsoft, Sidekick

I’ve been using the T-Mobile Sidekick since the very first version of the hardware shipped in 2002. One of the earliest smartphones with a full keyboard, excellent AIM support, a decent web browser and cloud data service. What it lacked in extensibility, it made it up for in ease-of-use and clever software design. The Sidekick […]

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Contact us, or not

February 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Customer Service, Sidekick, Stupidity

I figure for as long as I run into consistent issues with web services on the Sidekick, I might as well complain about it to T-Mobile consistently. But I am not going to waste time on the phone. I’ll just send them an email every day outlining the problem. The T-Mobile website has a handy […]

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Untrusty Sidekick

January 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Sidekick

I’ll confess I’ve had my eye on the Sidekick LX for some time now. As a long time Sidekick user (currently using the Sidekick III), I have to say that the user interface and overall hardware design from a usability perspective is better than anything else out there with a keyboard. The LX seems like […]

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Using Blogger with a Sidekick

April 23rd, 2007 · Comments Off on Using Blogger with a Sidekick · Blogger, Sidekick

Ever since I migrated my Blogger account over to a Google account, I haven’t been able to log in with my Sidekick. It’s been a huge disappointment to have a great portable Internet gizmo with a decent keyboard, but no hope of actually blogging with it. All in all, I have found using a Google […]

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Sidekick 3 follow up

August 5th, 2006 · Comments Off on Sidekick 3 follow up · Gadgets, Reviews, Sidekick

I’ve had a little more time with my Sidekick 3, and two things are bugging me. One is the reception and its ability to sustain a network connection seems worse than my Sidekick 2. There are places in my office where my Sidekick 2 could eke out a serviceable connection that my Sidekick 3 utter […]

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