Blackflip Motorola Underscores Our Issues With The Flip

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The pixel is an capacitive touchscreen display dominates the front of the phone, and sits above 3 touch-sensitive controls for menu, home, and back. The bright display is and crisp, touchscreen and the  itself is quite responsive, seeming better than the one on the similarly equipped Motorola.

That is a necessarily a bad thing unless you have secrets to keep, but it perfectly underscores our issues with the Backflip. On top of its plodding performance, the phone only excels at serving one type of user the mobile-tweeting, Facebook-feeding, geo-tagging oversharer.

The option to install unofficial applications as the default search provider throughout the phone. It's crazy the home screen widget, the browser, everything's been programmed to use Yahoo. We love us some irony, but golly, we'd prefer Google searches most of the time.


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