Am I too old to own a Sidekick? As someone in his early 30s (okay, mid-30s) I've always thought that the
But then when Bonnie and I met with T-Mobile yesterday at CTIA I got to examine the
I also like the sliding design on the equally vibrant display. While I get that the swivel action on the previous Sidekick models was one the device's hallmarks, it always made me feel I was going to break it. I tend to be very rough on my cell phones and even though T-Mobile said it subjected the swivel hinge to torture tests I still don't trust myself. Unfortunately, the Slide's feature set still lacks some fancy options, and we haven't yet tested the call quality, but I think it remains an appealing device. T-Mobile said the Slide was designed to attract new, and slightly different, Sidekick users. Maybe I'll be one of them. Stay tuned for a full review of the Slide in the next few weeks.
CTIA Super Mobility Week
CTIA shows off what's new in smartphones, accessories, and all things mobile.
Sep 16This 'smart' wheelchair knows to send repair notices, health alerts
Sep 16A smart wheelchair means you're never disconnected (pictures)
Sep 15How Verizon's Go90 ended up as a mobile-only video service
Sep 14AT&T Mobility chief: Don't get too excited about superfast 5G wireless yet