Loving my new phone.

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About a month ago I wrote about the goodness that was my work horse of a HTC Wizard phone… It was great, it was grand… right up to the point where it died. To be fair, one of the things that I liked about my old phone was that it was unlocked and I used that fact to load up about every internal build from the Microsoft Mobility Group… Beta 2, Beta 3, RC… (there is some really cool stuff coming to Windows Mobile!) and I think that all of that flashing and re-flashing finally had its affect on my poor phone. Can you imagine trying to work while on the road without current and direct access to your email, calendar and contacts?! Me either. So this week when I landed in Houston, I went straight to the first T-Mobile store and picked up my new phone. The Dash. It’s nice, I sometimes miss my stylus, and the ability to cut and paste from within an email or document, I really miss Voice Command 1.6 (coming soon to a mobile phone near you!), and I also really miss some of the Beta features that I was getting really used to having… but I do like the compact size and overall goodness of the Dash; I especially like the quality of the pictures that it takes.

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About Caleb Jenkins

Caleb Jenkins is an international speaker, author and 6 time Microsoft MVP award recipient, he currently works for Solera as a Director of Software Development. An entertaining and informative speaker who approaches software from a fresh perspective that spans UX, agile practices and technologies for enterprise customers from across the globe. Leading UX product design teams, coaching multi-team agile transformations and architecting and mentoring at some of the largest companies in the world, As a long time community leader and former Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Caleb is well known for his engaging speaking style, depth of knowledge and creative energy. Founder and Principal Mentor of Proaction Mentors, former UX Manager and Agile Coach, Senior Architect for Six Flags Corporation, Product Architect on a Cloud Marketing Platform, Caleb has made a career out of empowering others while building products and teams that delight customers and solve business needs. You can follow him on twitter (@calebjenkins) or his blog, DevelopingUX.com and if you're still reading this, then you could also subscribe to his blog RSS feed or sign up to receive updates by email