Howard Stern makes Bold decision

Howard Stern makes Bold decision
In a move that appears to have backfired all over the faces of Palm executives, radio personality Howard Stern was given a Palm Pre to test out. The idea was to give him the device at his home, let him play with all of that yummy Pre goodness that everyone is expecting the handset to have, and then talk about it on his radio show. It would be like running free commercials, what could go wrong? After all, Stern has a Palm Treo so surely this was a no-brainer, right? Wrong. After testing out the Pre, the shock-jock decided on the BlackBerry Bold as his next cellphone because, according to Stern, the Palm Pre was a nice phone but it could not connect to Lotus Notes. Looks like the Palm marketing crew should have done a little more research before turning over their hot phone to Mr. Stern.

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source: ZDNet

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10 Comments

1. htsee

Posts: 86; Member since: Mar 15, 2009

This goes to show that there's never going to be the "perfect" phone. The pre does lack a few things, as does the iphone, storm, etc. I still fail to see how Stern is making a prediction, as stated in the title. PhoneArena has fallen off with naming their articles. They're very misleading, and inaccurate. And the articles themselves have grammatical and spelling errors. I am not referring to this article specifically, but articles in general.

4. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

i totally agree!

2. The Godfather unregistered

agreed

3. belve14

Posts: 113; Member since: Mar 31, 2009

I also agree with htsee...but Howard Stern is really not that important to me especially with what he likes and doesnt like he is old news.

5. superawesomeguy

Posts: 7; Member since: Mar 18, 2009

howard stern is a nobody

6. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

wasnt howard stern married to anna nicole smith??

8. Valanten

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 07, 2009

Every minute from Howard Stern time worth more, than you are going to earn in a lifetime!!! Everybody knows his name, I don't think anybody know yours!!!

7. Rytr23

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 13, 2008

Who? And furthermore who would care one wit about which phone some E list celeb chose?

9. blewvelvet

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 16, 2010

The problem here with their marketing "attempt" using Howard Stern...is that NO ONE listens to Howard Stern anymore because he's not ACCESSIBLE. Even on Blackberry devices..the Sirius app does not show all channels...which does not include the Howard Stern show..AND even their ONLINE media player doesn't work..and is not supported. Can a company make their content LESS accessible? Even for their SUBSCRIBERS..it's almost impossible to get their streaming content. No wonder Sirius and "PAY" radio is FAILING!!! It just sucks.

10. kamo unregistered

i nid new phone

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