Wireless

by Mike Masnick




Companies Now Banning The Crackberries They Forced Everyone To Carry

from the what's-good-for-me... dept

Over the last few years, many companies have been gleefully handing out Blackberry devices to all their employees, hoping to have them "on call" 24/7. Of course, that's created a new problem. Employees are bringing those Blackberry devices to meetings and can't put them down, leading companies to institute new policies banning the devices from meeting rooms. This shouldn't come as a huge surprise, as there were already questions about mobile phone etiquette in the office, but it's extra amusing to see it with the so-called "Crackberries," since so many companies eagerly gave them out to people to "keep them working."

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    xxl3w, 22 Aug 2006 @ 10:29am

    My god. Once again, internet trolls strike again. I hate when people try to make you look stupid because of spellings. I'm not writing an article in a magazine/newspaper. Who spellchecks forum topics? Are you that scared of someone insulting your intelligence? It must be vital to your internet reputation to never misspell a word. I don't hire editors for my comments, but since we are so quick to jump on improper english, let's talk about your many run-on sentences and your, what my english teach would call "comma crazy syndrome." Let's not forget, many english teachers consider conjunctions a bad habit and not good for writings. Also, I'm not the angry one, I just hate people always complaining about their work and meetings. They're held for a purpose. If not your company prolly *snickers* needs to do some work on their company. BTW, prolly takes less typing/movement of my fingers and I like the message it gives across.

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