Oops! A massive service outage has apparently bricked older Peek devices. Peek CEO Amol Sarva is on the case though, offering existing customers a free Peek 9 to make up for their lack of email access. Uh, great?
Earlier today, in the wake of the announcement of the Peek 9, the latest and greatest in a series of truly baffling gadgets, Brian Barrett asked "Who In Their Right Mind Would Buy a Peek 9?" Well, would you?
In a promotional email sent to us today, Peek chief Amol Sarva hinted the upcoming Peek 9 platform would support "real-time apps." Love 'em or hate 'em these devices exist, and they're apparently about to get a bit more robust.
Yesterday, BlackBerry users across the country lost BIS email service, forcing them to switch to webmail, texts, calls, VoIP, instant messages or Tweets—for hours! But the real news is what didn't go down, rite guys?
The TwitterPeek is a crazy device. But hey, now that Peek has gone down this road, why stop there? Here are some free ideas for the next generation of Peek handheld devices.
I still can't believe the TwitterPeek exists. It's a portable device that only does Twitter. Seriously, who the hell would spend $200 on this? Am I crazy here?
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Peek Pronto is the faster version of the original Peek, an incredibly stripped down slab of screen and keyboard that does one thing—email—but aims to do it simpler than anyone else.
With the new Peek Pronto supporting unlimited SMS, the company will be cutting SMS out of new Peek Classics entirely. Luckily, those of you who already own Peek Classics will be allowed to keep your SMS (the company is not pulling any services retroactively). Seems like a fair enough way of handling the situation. […