Mobile Burn managed to nab a test unit of the email only Peek Handheld device. To summarize, the $99 price tag combined with the monthly $20 fee is ‘steep’ considering it’s numerous flaws. What are those flaws? Slow processor considering the task at hand (i.e. downloading email), the inability to easily delete numerous emails, searching through a contact list is a drag and the overall UI is frustrating, the backspace key is located just above the enter key leading to misappropriated email deletion, only 8MB of storage, won’t work with Enterprise or lesser known POP/iMAP email clients, and the rubber build won’t hold up to an email junkies excessive use. The positives: instant email, reasonably sized display (2.5-inches), full QWERTY keyboard, runs on T-Mobile’s network (not sure if that’s a positive), and 4-5 day battery life.
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Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."