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Review: Redfly Mobile Companion - Use Your BlackBerry Smartphone as a Laptop

Redfly Unit
By Adam Zeis on 3 Nov 2009 12:01 am EST
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Contest: Win a Redfly Mobile Companion for BlackBerry! Details Below..

If you're on the go and find yourself stuck in airports, on planes or in hotel rooms you know how valuable your BlackBerry can be to get work done. Be it emailing, finishing up a presentation or various other tasks, we like to use every spare minute to get things done. Sometimes the keyboard and small screen can bring your productivity down, and lets face it, not everyone has a laptop or netbook to cart around. Wifi isn't always available, and sometimes tethering isn't an option. All these added together can make for some crappy traveling and even less productivity. Enter Redfly from Celio Corp. Redfly carries the tagline "Use Your Smartphone Like A Laptop" and you can do just that. The unit itself is smaller than a netbook which makes for extreme portability, and you just plug in your device (or jump on via Bluetooth) and you're up and running. You're BlackBerry screen is instantly transported to the Redfly's 7 or 8 inch screen and you have a full QWERTY keyboard at your disposal. Now you can use the power of your BlackBerry as a laptop. Email, BlackBerry Messenger, MemoPad, Calendar and more are all at your disposal. Lets start from the beginning and take a look at the Redfly unit and all of its functions.

In the box you'll find the Redfly unit, AC adapter and an instruction sheet - thats it (and thats all you need).  You will have to download a small app to your device through which the Redfly will communicate. This allows you to tweak a few settings, and specify a USB or Bluetooth connection. From there just connect your device (the Redfly currently only supports the Tour, Bold and Curve 8900) and switch on the Redfly. The unit is instant on, so it fires up insanely quick meaning no wait time. This is useful on many levels. If you're mid-email and its running a bit longer than you thought, you can instantly switch to the Redfly to finish it out. You won't have to factor in wait time for booting since there is none, which is awesome. Once you're connected your BlackBerry screen shows up on the Redfly and all the functions are moved onto the unit. 

Redfly Unit

Sides
Side by side with HP Mini Netbook

The unit itself has a familiar layout. It looks just like any laptop (moreso a Netbook now) with a full keyboard layout (complete with F keys) and a two-button trackpad on the bottom.  The quality of the display is good overall, and I don't think anyone using the Redfly will be seeking a high definition display anyway. The build quality is good and the unit feels solid. It is extremely light and very portable. Small enough to carry in pretty much any bag or briefcase, and maybe even in some coat pockets. There is a port for the AC adapter, two USB ports and a VGA port. You have the ability to hook up an external accessory like a mouse or full size keyboard, and also a monitor or projector for presentations or larger viewing.  

Keyboard
Keyboard and Trackpad

When first using the unit, I found it hard to get out of the "laptop" mentality. Seeing a full keyboard, trackpad and display makes me feel like I'm at a laptop, but I had to remind myself that I was using a laptop-hybrid if you will. Gone was the OS and some functions I was used to, and it was replaced with my BlackBerry OS. The Redfly gives you the option of using either a 5-way scroll method that mimicks the trackball movement (and even shows a trackball icon on the screen, which is obtrusive at times) or the typical mouse movement. Using the mouse mode I found the adjustment of scrolling through my icons fairly easy, and once I got into the swing it went smoothly. I think that overall once you get used to it the 5-way navigation is the way to go. Both take some adjustment, but having both should leave the option for everyone to find whats best.  

Side by Side
Redfly Keyboard and HP Mini Keyboard Comparison

When it comes to actually typing I had some difficulty. Over the last few months I've slowly adjusted to typing on the smaller keyobard on my HP Mini. I still find it difficult and frustrating at times, but I can do it when I have to. One of the first things I noticed about the Redfly was the small keyboard. It is a good deal smaller than a standard netbook keyboard, which may be an instant turn off for some users. Certain keys like the Shift are just way to small and really slow you down at times which is a big downfall. Other things you have to adjust to when navigating with the keyboard are remembering which keys are for what. Like the dedicated menu key on the keyboard that activates the BlackBerry menu. Its tough at times to remember that you're not on a laptop, so you can't just click the Start button to get a menu, and you actually have to hit the Menu button the keyboard.

Keyboard
Redlfy Keyboard

Some things are inhibited by the APIs that are a drawback as well. Web browsing is hindered by the fact that a page will not scroll when you reach the bottom. You have to either use the spacebar as a shortcut to page down, or click the scrollbar on the side of a page. This takes some getting used to and can be a very big turnoff. I did find navigating hard at times, and there is obviously a slight delay in the interface which is to be expected.

Overall once you get used to the navigation with a different interface the hard part is over. I don't think the average user will need to own a Redfly. Consumers who rarely travel will not have a full time use for the device unless the larger screen and keyboard is more appealing. I honestly can say that a BlackBerry user for the most part will be able to type quicker on the actualy device than with the Redfly. The web browser is a downer since its more trouble than its worth without being able to scroll fully through the pages. I think that business users who are stuck behind a BES and travel often will find the most value in the Redfly. Being able to connect on a larger unit through the device will be a big bonus. Using the company Wifi and data as opposed to a personal laptop is a definite bonus. 

The Redfly is available in a 7" version for $199 and an 8" version for $249. For more information or to purchase a unit, check out celiocorp.com/where_to_buy.

Contest: We have one Redfly C7 unit to give away (the one seen in this review actually - used but not abused). Just leave a comment on this post to be entered. Contest ends this Sunday at Midnight PST. 

687 comments

BlackStorm72

Sounds good to me, I like free stuff like this!

Lumute

I mean, if you are going to carry something the same size and weight of a HP Mini, then why not carrying an HP Mini that is so so so much more useful???? Maybe if the app installed on the BB allowed you to have a better resolution on the 8" screen, but using the same resolution just bigger does not solve anything! and you still have to put up with the crippled browser, etc... People complaining with Windows boot time, have you ever heard about hibernation? and what's the problem with tethering? don't want to pay extra to your carrier then use tetherberry... I foresee them selling maybe 6 or 7 of these worldwide, counting the one they are giving away here...

cletis

Celio is not giving the unit away; CrackBerry is giving away the review unit that Celio gave them. Which tells you something right there is Adam doesn't want to keep something he got for free as a job perk.

kichigai

It could just be an attack of journalistic integrity. Celio gave them the unit. Perhaps the CrackBerry editors' code of ethics or policies is that they cannot accept gifts from companies that they are reviewing.

Look at it this way: I work for CNN. I'm a tech writer. HP gave me a great new item (to keep). I say it's great. Everyone attacks me for being lenient on HP because they gave me a free toy.

Or maybe Adam is spreading the wealth because he finds his HP Netbook so much more useful that he knows he'd never use it, so he's letting someone who would find it useful have it.

Luv2Speed

pretty cool gadget. transform you bb to a laptop.

curve247

This would make my traveling easier. Thanks for another great giveaway.

chuckh0308

Hmmm, I think that's pretty cool!

rbrodeur

Why even come out with this? The reason for BlackBerrys is mainly portable e-mail on the go. Why carry around an extra piece of equipment (an ugly piece of equipment at that) that does the exact same thing as the much smaller BlackBerry? The only advantage I see is the full size keyboard but I have no problem typing on the BB keyboard.

If I had to carry around a netbook and the choice was between this and a standard netbook I would much rather a full function Windows based netbook with full browser capability than a BB netbook with a crippled browser.

It's going to be like the Palm Foleo that another poster mentioned.

_StephenBB81

There is a use for this device, the always on function of a BB is great, people like myself who have heavly locked down notebooks can eat up an entire lunchbreak waiting for my computer to boot up, then find a wireless network or connect with my EVDO card, sure my BB is useable and I currently do use it when I stop for lunch on the road, but having the option to have a full keyboard would near tripple my typing speed, as well as making copy and pasting from parts of the many paragaph e-mails I am replying to so much easier,

also as mentioned on planes, this gives me a full e-mail device without needing to teather of find Wifi, that is what this device is for, If you are on the go, and have notebook restrictions this is a good device, I do hope it has a battery, or a battery pack for 60-90 minutes of use per charge.

I find Netbooks a waste of time, in my carry on, I want a full 15" notebook, doing multi workbook excel files in the hotel on a netbook would suck, but in travel when doing e-mail only this makes more sense then a Netbook.

dizzydan58

This device is like wiping before you poop...it just doesn't make sense!

rbracht

lol, i couldn't have said it better myself! thanks for the laugh, lol

cletis

Maybe if you wipe first, you'll create a highly slippery surface through which stuff will slide out faster. That'd be all hyper-efficient and -- er -- *stuff*.

hoang85

Ooooh, maybe I can win this nice prize!

Fargo

I could sooooooooo use this!! *waves hand* Pick me! Pick me!!

4ce

and i am not paying for it i am so winning this for the first time.....

good job crackberry

levelm

Add printer support and OMG I luv u..

GibMcFragger

Interesting idea actually. Could be handy.

clexman

Palm Foleo... Palm was laughed at and the device canceled when they showed it off a few years back...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palm_Foleo

CodyKF

I could rule the world with one of these!

or atleast be master of my DOMAIN....

Pick Me ! It counts as a tax right off...I SWEAR!

b1time

This is an interesting product...
I like...;)

coconnor

i was seriously just talking about how if i could only go to using my bb instead of a laptop i would be so happy

BBBakker

Brilliant, I've done a few searches on how to get my berry on a bigger screen!

nolan.b

Hi,

Count me in. Curious, besides being hardware, how about the idea of porting this to "software" for those of us that tote a netbook already? This tware could display virtual "desktop" of a connected BB's (or smartphone) display.

robbinsdw

Yeah, I agree... I think it would be great if someone made a program that you could run you BB right off your desktop on pc/mac. no known programs?

dizzydan58

I think whoever created this device should have done more research. Netbook sales are through the roof! If they would have focused mainly on the software to work with netbooks, they would make a killing!

All you're paying for with this device is a larger screen and a keyboard. For $200, I'd rather purchase a 24" screen for my desktop.

rdoanecu

Enter me please. Thanks!

Bucsfanbryan#CB

I would love to take this to work with me. Please?

bliggaman

Did I win? Thanks for your consideration!

Yosaki

Cool! I hope I win this! This will be easier on the eyes.

jdino91xc

This would be absolutely amazing on my wife's curve... she'd stop asking for my damn storm all the time.

TyBoo

I need one of these on the boat.

Mr.Monty

Pay Verizon another $30/month for Netbook internet service, or get one of these and use the internet I already pay for...hmm. Sign me up for one of those!

Umedon

I like the idea of this. if I could adjust to this type of a unit, I would not have to haul around my netbook!

seeker8907

looks like a cool gadget

winnersmw

Wow awesome, cool device.

aubinhick990

Imagine how amazing this will be when we get Flash support. No need for a laptop! What a cool concept. *hopes to win*

earthly_goddess

This would be so awesome! No need to have my shoulder fall off when carrying a regular sized laptop.

Genaro201

IM IN THERE LIKE SWIM WEAR!! LOL PLEASE PICK ME!

GENARO

jcrdz

Sounds preatty good and better if its for free!

mrotsbb

I've been looking at the different keyboard options to help make my life on my berry simpler. Haven't bought one because of all the negative reviews I have read. I would love to take this one out for a spin. Thank you.

sutton.jim

Looks like a cool product!

blile#CB

Id love one. Thanks for the great contests and product reviews.

pureplayaz44

I could use this...I have always wanted my Tour on a bigger screen! Put me in for the drawing:)

Qharisma

7 2 9 - Figured i'd put my carolina pick 3 numbers down, maybe i'll win the lotto too. . .

greenemage

This would be cool!! Does it work with the Storm?

evlhearted1

sounds like a sweeet idea!!!! whats next to come????? PICK ME!!!

robbinsdw

looks cool... wouldn't mind one if it was a little cheaper!

BooFA1010

Crackberry you amaze me more everyday. This looks to be an amazing contest. Good luck everyone!!! I hope I get the most luck!

berikutnya

I am been following Redfly since the first time they released the unit. That time, it was designed for Windows mobile phones. It is great that now that can be used for Blackberry too. It will be perfect companion for my Storm, the "keyboard-less" BB.
Plus points are BB can be charged simultaneously while using Redfly. It has bigger screen too, so viewing will be much better. And don't forget the usual keyboard. Typing would not be any easier now.
7" is good enough. Not too big, not to small.

Thanks to Celio Corp and Crackberry.

kd5ztr

I would love to have this. I cant afford it but would come in handy while I am trying to work off of my laptop while staying with my baby at St.Jude.

Maiev

ahha lets try this! pick me!

nitrotmann

I'm wanting a tour, so it would be great.

VicVicta

I would love to own one of these!

pjnemcek

um... yes please... this would make allot of functions way easier

bogwart

i think this would work well for me at school. i use my 8900 for everything else.

Linus_rs

I'm in!!!...really nice device!

jptr520

Interesting idea! Would be cool to try out cause I hate taking my huge laptop while traveling...basically just use the internet anyways.

caseyoneiljones

This looks like a great way to pound out some emails while traveling - I'd love to get my hands on one and see if it can replace my laptop for short trips.

Bugeyeblue

Thanks for giving another prize away everyone.

zurch

Looks cool ...I'd like one.

jacemo76m

this is a really grate idea would love to try it out

john1210

i would not mind this little toy at all!!!

tgaskill

I could definitely use this while on the go.

n2airz

This is really cool. I wouldn't have much of a use for it. But, my dad who can't see very well would love this.

very neat

John

zrome

I hope I win! This could be quite handy as I don't have wifi at school in the study room and can use this there and get al pdf's displayed! Thanks for offering!

rethcork

Excellent review. Mr Zeis have I ever told you your a great guy! :) Has this increased my chances? :)

Hope so!!!

friedriceballer

Free sounds good to me, hook a brotha up

BlackSheep2007

This is just what I need. Send it my way.

2SherrieB

How wonderful it would be to have a larger screen to work on! Kudos!

NicoleW78

Count me in for a chance at this!

irishnick

I think this is a swell product. All of my customers call me a blackberry ninja so this is very appropriate for me to have...Thanks for your consideration with this matter LOL

SuperGuam87

I could definitely use something like the Redfly. I already do my homework on my phone; typing up my paper on word to go, creating a powerpoint, and doing research on my PDF to go. With the Redfly it would definitely be so much easier to do all of this on the go. It would make it easier too because I wouldn't have to carry my huge laptop around school.

Yokomohoyo

Well if I don't get it, its just bad luck... But like I always say: "If it weren't for bad luck I'd have no luck at all." lol

borderpatrol1987

Cool. This could be fun. Sign me up!

Goooober

Thanks for the great review!

shockaholic#CB

Seems cool but kind of expensive!

Caraa

I always wish I could be using something like this at the office one day, the day had COME!!!!

UnifiedTechs

Could see some advantages of something like this when writing longer E-mails in the field. Especially with instant on, laptops take forever to boot.

Might even be able to get rid of the field techs air-cards and save some major expenses. When they have phones only they tend to skimp out on details in E-mails.

SergeantBerry

Pretty cool. I think it is a useful tool.

afropoika

especially when using via Bluetooth, I can do my work even where it is rough and have my BlackBerry safely in my backpack. Excellent.

Thanky you CrackBerry for tis opportunity!

JasonRomero

I could really put it to good use!

Peaugh

Oh wow. I'd be all over something like this. Will definitely pick one up if I fail to win.

macah625

Looks like something I could use!!

curve1967

Would love to get my hands on this. I know what is going to be on the top of my list to Santa this year!!!!

peruvn420

Does this mean I have to buy a man bag to carry it in? =)?

c41006

it could come in handy sometimes

coolhorn

I've been toying around with the idea of getting a netbook for a while now, but this might make even more sense for me. Especially after I bring home my new 9700 in a couple weeks!

poorsha

This sounds like a very useful, but extravagant device. Pay for it-NO!. Hope to win one-YES!

Flowrsista

How perfect! This would make things waaaayyy easier! I want one!

Flowrsista

How perfect! This would make things waaaayyy easier! I want one!

ConsilioEtPrudential

This could be a real plus in class. In law school, I carry so many books, when my laptop crashed, I just bought a netbook; saves space, but this could be even better if Documents to Go works with it.

rynoondew

yes please and thank you!

ridesno159

I like it, be perfect for note-taking in school. Please!

trumpeterdeuce13531

This sounds lovely. As does free. Free increased efficiency? Sounds good to me!

dejan

It might be a little to bit complicated for everyday use (with USB cable and everything), but would still love to WIN one ;)

Cyrilmak

This is a nifty looking device! Pick me :P

monkeykat

I sure could use this. Life would be much easier.

Jabb

I would love to win this thing.

miloszz

So cool! So cool! I'd love you eternally for giving me one ;)

Datboi

I really hope I win because I don't have a laptop and I really need one.

Frizzle#CB

winner winner red flag dinner.

moach1

I could put that to use!

ebedoun

I would so use this. Wanted one when I was a winmo user. Never got one. Now I want one for my bold. it would be perfect if I won!

Thank you Crackberry!

erinleighirish

I would use this at work all the time. Please pick me :)

Thank You!

cihamlet

I could really use this b*tchin' device.

TRAVMAN790

GIVE ME THIS! I need it because of how much I use my BBM!!

THANKS

rfpunchfan

wow this thing is awesome...wish i had one!

MrAtoz

Of course, I'd love to see the real thing in action. Thanks for the opportunity CB!

KingOfCarrotFlowers

That is pretty amazing. I would use the mess out of it.

swany3313

i want a berryfly, i mean redfly :)

heartofeverything

Free? Sounds like a heck of a deal. I'm in!

smeagle5

great for traveling! pick me

Hippocampus

This is just the sort of thing I've been looking for when I go to conferences. Don't need a full laptop. Most of the time I'm just writing and looking up articles

Trooper583

I never win any of these things but why not?! I'll give it another try!

sdalton19

just dropping my name in the hat

maxxgrl

wow this would be awesome for me and my writing travels!

jvictor77

My netbook needs a friend - pick me!!

SeekinPain

I'll take it even if its a little used

fcpeditor

I could totally use this.

Razkull

nice gift for me lol

pkcable

Ok everyone repeat after me, "give it to PK!". Seriously thou I was one of the first to tell you this device was coming. Check it out in the news and rumors sub forum. ;)

enigmaisdead

Sign me up! This looks amazing!

babytraci

Now that's hott!!!!! I like that!

newkirk02

cool beans i'll take it!

MadCow1

Free is always good.

resu_ruot

I wouldn't mind using and abusing this Redfly.

Eropiro

Seems like a very interesting tool!

Good luck everyone!

GRIMMJOWJACKERJAW

i really want one looks like it would help me get some work done! ;)

siko24

I really do want this.

chadmd23

It's palm's folio reborn!!

bbsupp1

Hi!

Would be greate to have in Sweden.

Thanks.

zombieball

Would be fun to try this. Still begs the question of whether or not an entirely new piece of hardware to carry around is the solution? Why not just give software to simulate this for us to run on a laptop rather than have to carry a phone, laptop, AND Redfly unit?

Nonetheless, hope I win to give this baby a shot!

Ericcccc

are leaving comments. what are the odds of winning this one?

sceilig

I love the portability of this device. Sometimes it can be a pain to write long emails on the blackberry or research something online. Perfect in an airport for sure. I would love one.

Evermore707

This would be great paired with a mobile BT printer. A complete traveling office!

Mastr0

Very in-depth and straight to the point. Thank you Crackberry! You are my one stop source for all things Blackberry!

Tsudeily

This could be handy. Count me in please.

Best of luck to everyone on this one!

jbag1489

this would be a good first contest for me to win!

belfastdispatcher

Brilliant idea, a bit pricey though, so pick me:)

jorywithers

This sounds like it would be perfect at my desk for updating calendar etc... but I am a sucker for anything with silicone in it!

Ahhk

Her eyesight is not what it used to be and watching her trying to type on her Tour is (painfully) slow!!

mixwell

ya, I want one. Not even sure why I hesitated!

trekkiemnstr

definitely something i'd be interested in

bignick8t3

Who don't like free stuff?? :)

b34n

This actually reminds me of the Palm Folio. Too bad the Folio didn't take off. Hope the Redfly does well!! Hey if you send it to me, it'll make a great netbook substitute for a poor college student to use with his bold 9000 ;)

crewcab49

I would love to have this as a way to take notes in college classes..I do not like to carry my laptop around all the time just to type notes in class...would take a load off my backpack everyday @ school.. THX

patrickrho

Wow

This seems really really nice

Please pick me so I can test drive this sweet little thing!

y0us3f

INNNNNN ! thanks for the contest
great product

mattmarenic

I so_me wanna this...

Amazing unit... I know I would abuse it... 3:) LOL...

1456boni

if I actually won this!!!

mswava

About time I won somehting

onlyifuknewme

Let me win one for a change!!! please!!!!

beamolite

Would love to have one of these.

storm83

not storm compatible but want it

Greenhawk

Seems very useful. I'm always typing up projects on my blackberry.

FooLsKi

This would be quite awesome. I'd be the local über BlackBerry Geek with this :)

DomConway

how much I would love this!

reddragon7660

I would love to own the redfly it looks like a nifty device

Fuzzylogik

This little gadget is pretty amazing! Seems like in the years to come, as our mobile PC/smartphones get even more advanced, items like this will become even more common. A mobile-friendly display and a keyboard, ran by a powerful enough smartphone.

I am a college student and also in the military, and this could really be applied to so many areas of use. One of our tech-savvy officers had been talking about getting one of these for each platoon as we already have quite a few Blackberries in use around our unit for various needs, in the field and back in the rear. I am curious how rugged/tough the unit is...? We are an airborne infantry unit so it might not be able to stand everything we would need it to, but for the guys who spend a little less time in the mud, like our supply/armorers/commo/etc folks who already track so much via their smartphones - wow, what a tool.

Regardless of the durability, at that student-friendly price and as the technology grows, I see a lot of these showing up in classrooms as well. Very cool. I hope to see more of these with a broader array of compatible smartphones, seems like the market is there for them.

Does make me wonder, especially with the Black Friday deals, about the competition it could have from $150-$250 netbooks. Still, a fantastic alternative, especially with a mobile printer.

Really excited about the future of mobile computing, every day we have some great new gadget showing up!

yourlife

Would def be nice for my first contest win on CB

wojtas25

Will be nice set with my Bold :) good when you write much e-mails/text's.

coolmac23

This is really cool, I want one of those!

mikehunt240#CB

I would love to have one of those!

simis2626

I'd love to use this to be typing up notes at lectures, but still keep the notes on me whereever i go!
count me entered!

Smokeaire

This is an idea that is over due. This just might be my next toy.

Royce

Hi from Hong Kong.

yenyob

This would be perfect!

dnottingham4

Good Review - might be interesting to travel with just this and see how well it works vs the laptop and BB.

CrazedVW

That'd be a neat toy to play with.

uwbadger69

Out of all the contests, this is the one to win ...really need one of these Please.

Miz.Michele

When I first got my Berry, I couldn't understand why there wasn't a unit like this.

I would not spend that much $ on it as I'd rather apply the funds to a laptop or netbook but I'd sure love to win it. I'm sure that certain businesses would outfit their people with a redfly rather than a laptop. I've read that a lot of police officers are carrying berry's so it would be probably be great to leave in a squad car.

I have AWFUL eyesight, like 20/750...not kidding and have something called ocular hypertension and glaucoma so it's pretty entertaining to watch me on my berry when I'm browsing the web or emailing or texting...which is like always....especially in meetings..:) I have giant font's! When I go into meetings it's dark and then I really can't see Sh&*! The redfly would fit into the portfolio book thing that I carry around and I'd certainly use it (and be happy to write a review about my experiences if win)

Hope I win!

blackberryitalian

sounds good this would be cool! what's next to come... pick me!

Pastor Ron

Now, that would absolutely be wonderful. In my travels, I sometimes stay at hotels where it is so difficult to connect to the net. This would be a perfect travel companion. Thanks for offering the contest.

TheWiseOne

nice unit. this would be very useful for me in my day to day tasks and i could really use it. please consider this my contest entry.

PROB1

I think this looks like it would have a lot of potential. I have to make Power Point presentations and this would be much better than lugging around the laptop just to have a place to plug in the projector. Also with the right software, you should be able to update an Access Database and uploaded it again without lugging the laptop. I think you should give it to me! Think of it as Community Service! :)

mystic68

That would make a nice x-mas gift for me santa I would love to have one

jfsalewicz

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babegirlbanks

This sounds like something I could really use.

srievley

I'm a cop and use my BB to run checks on people through our web based criminal justice portal. When I need to run several people at once, or look up filed reports, the screen size and keyboard would be a real time saver.

Torreto

picccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccck meeee please :}

Matt J

Could really use this little device...

RedBank

was wondering when something like this would come out.

RedBank

abbyleigh

Wow..this looks awesome, I think I need to have one

French

Sign me up! I think I would equate this device to a wireless keyboard that includes a larger screen.

ks_aerie

I love new toys especially for my CrackBerry.

CapnDap

just give me the damn thing already

ZebraIII

I like free, count me in.

AnneO

I want to win this one for sure.

Bakerboy2253

I need one of these more than anyone else on because I NEVER win anything!

hgtf

Is it just a software thing that keeps it from being compatible with all BB's now?

AnneO

I want to win this one for sure.

ten08#CB

VGA output is a nice feature for making the screen viewable for a group of people. I could give tutorials with this without having folks breathing down my neck. :)

toylvr

My eyes are getting too old.

gtstang462002

I would love to have one for while on the road. I think that would make life a while lot easier.

middbrew

This can come in very handy.

jongrreat

I will gladly accept all gifts from Crackberry. Specifically, this one! Go Crackberry!!!

Principal Skinner

Shoo fly don't bother me ...this product will certainly have a niche market and in my role as a high school principal on a very limited budget, I can see tremendous use for this. However, it does beg the question, "Why not just buy a netbook?

seboka

I have seen a redfly C8 version one month ago but unfortunately the BB support was not on. I would like to use it with an 8900, let me win please. :)

thanks for the review.

ny1194

pick me i need too win something

fearnjw

I'm sure my Boss would appreciate me answering more of her emails;) Awesome unit. Maybe I could get her to get a few for travel whe non business. Ya Hoo!!!!!!!!!!!

amazinglygraceless

I seriously have a need for

netposer#CB

I wouldn't buy it but for free? Why not!

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