Welcoming back an old friend

Unspun, being a boy who loves his toys, had been a friend of Palm from way back, from the first clunky organizer (by today’s standards) right up to the smartphones such as the Treo.

Then the Centro came along and although it wasn’t a very good phone the Palm operating system was still great. Unspun also loved the many features, the friendly the user interface and the ease with which the Palm could synchronize with Window and the Mac. These were the features that adhered Unspun to Palm and its products. But by then Palm had become a tired brand. There was nothing new, it offered no new features, applications were few and no new applications were coming into the market.

The Centro, however, killed Unspun‘s love affair with Palm because it was a piece of crap. It was unstable and Palm by then did not have the service to back up the phone’s deficiencies in Indonesia. So Unspun began to look around for another phone. He tried the Nokia E71 and found that it was unnecessarily complicated and user unfriendly. He sold the phone off within a week of buying it.

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