The phone on this device is not stand-out, but works well in general. When registering the Sidekick 2 device you will choose a username and password. This information is then available to you via a website that has the same login and username you use on your Sidekick 2 device for email. Retrieved 12 September The Hiptop also featured a speaker which is used for device sounds but not telephone.

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T-Mobile Sidekick 2 Review / Danger Hiptop 2 Review

After the contact is added you can quickly navigate through your address book and with two clicks of a button call them. This has improved features such as a high resolution 2-megapixel camera and video functionality high quality AIM. In a word, this screen design is fantastic. There sidekkck also no way to synch your device with a Mac. The way the screen actually springs around into place would make you think it might propel right off of its hinge eventually.

Apple should stop making iPhone cases. In my opinion, anything below 1.

They have designed these devices and then relied upon manufacturing partners to actually make the device based on specifications provided by Danger, and then they rely on wireless carriers to sell and market this device. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat I became a fan of the Sidekick back when Danger released the black and white Sidekick I. You can store up to 36 images on the device and those images are also replicated up to the server space you have on the Danger servers, this allows you to hipgop to your online desktop and download pictures you have taken from there too.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Instead try Yahoo Mobile http: Released on October 1,the original Hiptop was unique compared to all other hardware versions.

Having a built-in MP3 player would have made a hiptol of sense on this device. YouTube streaming playback is also supported on the system through Flash light.

Danger Hiptop 2 / Sidekick II

The phone is bulky and awkward and needs its own case to keep the screen from getting scratched up also the phone is verry limited, such as not being able to upload music or java games and programs. On February 28, Engadget reported Microsoft would discontinue Danger’s cloud service on May 31, Retrieved 2 July It was first released on November 5,through Telstra in Australia.

T-Mobile’s decision to offer a “data only” wireless plan, thereby eliminating charges for unusable voice minutes, also played a role in the device’s dominance in the deaf community. Melding the functionality of multiple devices into one hiptip making it simple to use still is a challenge. Danger provided the Hiptop OS software and back-end services for the device.

Danger Hiptop II / T-Mobile Sidekick II Rivals

However, although the Sidekick II is slimmer than the sideikck, it still is rather bulky for a phone. US carrier availability Discontinued: Many people have commented to me that the Sidekick 2 looks just like a digital camera. The Sidekick 2 is best termed as a converged device, some might call it a Smart Phone, but in general that term is reserved for a business type of tool.


I actually got in the habit of charging this device at the end of each day, so having a dead battery was never an issue.

Manufacturers Apple Samsung Asus Amazon. Using the keyboard makes it easy to enter a new contact. Overall the phone is great.

The Sidekick 2 is a converged device that provides the following built-in functionality:. The keys are spaced far enough apart so you are not hitting two at once yet the keys are still big enough that they are easy to push.

Other groups have set up discount programs, where Deaf users receive a discount on the cost of the device and monthly service fee based on the number of members in the group. Retrieved 2 March Asus ROG Phone Asus has for the most part contented itself with sticking to entry-level and mid-range smartphones.