I have a new theory. I think that before one can truly appreciate their BlackBerry, you must sit on an airplane stuck on the runway for 3 hours before a flight that normally only takes 35 minutes.
You road warriors know what I am talking about. You get on the plane, the plane leaves the gate, but for whatever reason, your plane doesn’t take off. I just sits on the runway for hours and hours. This just happened to me lately and let me just say… I truly appreciate my BlackBerry.
I was able to…
- Send and receive over 30 emails
- Make 5 business calls
- Order movie tickets online
- Send two faxes
- Play about 50 games of Klondike Solitaire
- Use BlackBerry as a GPRS modem for laptop and VPN into corporate network
I was actually pretty amazed at how productive I was able to stay while stuck on an airplane for over 3 hours and it was all because of my BlackBerry.