After having set up a BES and ensuring that PIM synchronization works, I took a BlackBerry 8707v with me to Spain. Inspite of some missing functionality I am generally quite pleased with the device. E-mail capabilities are excellent and I have nothing to complain about. I could even read the odd Power-Point presentation which I received during my holiday: not bad on such a small device. The keyboard is good and the display is quite perfect. At a pinch, the Internet browser is workable, but only for sites that don't require Javascript. I failed miserably at trying to find a flight because many airline sites make heavy use of Javascript which makes the site all but useless on the BlackBerry, so I resorted to the traditional method: drive to the airport and ask at a counter. :-) I've used several "Internet- enabled" phones and PDA(Personal Digital Assistants) in the past without ever being really enthusiastic about them. The BlackBerry is the best device I've yet had the pleasure in using.

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