Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Virgin Mobile? Smart Phones? Yes, Of Course
Turns out, no one remembers all the little shortcuts, and quick steps to many functions, so I don't feel bad. Anyway...Text and Web were the primary reasons for the purchase and change of carrier.
Using the querty touch-keypad is still a challenge thanks to my fat fingers. Even turning the phone to horizontal position my fat fingers hit the wrong, or multiple keys. Very annoying, indeed. I will get better at this. Also, the phone must be charged nightly because of the constant connectivity to the Web, email and messaging. The old phone required charging once weekly, but had none of the functionality of the new phone. Stand-by mode was just that.
BTW, so far, I am pleased with the Virgin Mobile no-contract pricing, customer service, SPRINT signal strength, and Virgin's response to FAQs. While the younger 21 - 35 demographic is their target audience, I find their individual plans are just right for me.Their user Q&A message boards are equally helpful.
So far, no hidden charges detected. Maybe I can actually trust the company after all. We'll see. My renewal date comes up next week and if all remains the same, I may allow Virgin to deduct the monthly fees automatically by credit card. A BIG step for me.
Evolving into a smart phone user - slowly but surely.
And so it goes.