A hotel somewhere in SE Asia
Puzzling

It’s a phone, stupid

Most annoying mobile phone feature?  Some clever person at Blackberry decided that the best way to handle a low battery would be….to terminate your phone call without any prior warning.  Not even a minute or two to scramble for a charger, oh no.  We have to preserve the battery so you can, er, read your emails?

Amazingly, there appear to be people who thing this is a good piece of design, and will tell you that you should check your battery before making a call.  Thanks for the advice.

Fortunately I don’t totally rely on my Blackberry, and I have another phone that doesn’t think it knows what’s best for me,   

In other news, Spotify still doesn’t work on my Windows 7 PC. 

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nulle

dude, my cheesy nokia will turn itself off along with my phone call if the phone runs low/out (or excessively beeping during the phone call.)

enjoy the locusts invasion...

Chris

I could live with a beep to warn me that it was about to terminate the call.

I wonder if Nokia and Blackberry have anything else in common..

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