The BlackBerry Storm, deservedly so, has received much criticism going back to before the device was even released. Even the SurePress touchscreen technology was criticized, primarily because it didn’t work like an iPhone.
I bet a lot of BlackBerry Storm critics, especially those who’ve never used a BlackBerry Storm, questioned how the Storm’s SurePress Screen could have been a nominee in the Global Mobile Awards 2009 Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough category.
I bet they’ll be shocked when they find out that it won…
RIM still has kinks to work out with the BlackBerry Storm. Recently leaked OS updates have come a long way to address many of those kinks. When it comes to SurePress, however, the BlackBerry Storm’s screen may be lot better than you think.
I love it.
I love it too! but sadly I’ll be trading it in as soon as the next one comes out. Can’t handle the dust under the screen issue.
I have always thought the Surepress technology was one of the best features on the Storm. It’s an absolutely elegant way to get close to the tactile feedback of a physical keypad but on a virtual one.
The problem with the Storm has never been Surepress; it’s been the software. One could certainly have a very polished software OS that works quickly and responsively, and still have SurePress.
So I agree: Bravo to RIM for SurePress; it’s the best solution so far for a virtual keyboard.
Yes I do agree . Surepress technology included in the device was very useful as it eliminates confusion between navigating and confirming. Besides this, the unit also allows to create a virtual mouse pointer that can be used to touch the screen minutely without any stylus
The dust under the screen is unexcusable!
Seriously dude, your name is MacRulz. You may want to check the name of this site. Take a look at the tagline while your at it.
“fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again.”
“It’s no big secret that industry awards are often nothing more than a sham with awards earmarked here and there so that each company can walk away with another excuse for a bad press release. Some of the awards given out this past Tuesday at the Global Mobile Awards in Barcelona however, are making us scratch our heads more than usual. We don’t mean to single out any companies in particular, but when we saw that RIM’s SurePress got the nod for the Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough we were absolutely flabbergasted. Breakthrough in what way? And don’t give us that whole “precision typing and navigation enables a whole [sic] range of applications and features that have not been possible on a touchscreen mobile device” spin that some random PR intern cooked up.”
Strom looks great but what about the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 slider i am using it and i love it.
– Sandy from http://www.ourscompany.com/