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Can The BlackBerry Wreck Relationships?


I'm sure if I tallied how many of you have had arguments with your significant other related to your cell phone in any way, shape or form, the numbers would be quite high. Whether it be ambiguous text messages or ignored calls, the cell phone can sometimes rock the relationship boat.

In the case of Rafael Paz, Network World explained how his now ex-girlfriend was furious with him for not responding to her e-mails. You see, Rafael had a BlackBerry and was affected by the massive BlackBerry blackout in April, which caused e-mails to arrive four hours late.

"We got into a really bad argument earlier in the day," he replies. "She sent me a few e-mails and when I didn't respond right away, she thought I was ignoring her and called it off. I didn't get the e-mail it was over until around 2 a.m. today."

Ouch! His solution? He called RIM and told them to give him an upgrade on a new girlfriend. Harsh sir. Very harsh.

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