Gadget Stimulus Plan: Blackberry Pearl 8100

8100_small_sunsetGiven the current state of the economy, I can’t think of a better way to jumpstart your gadget addiction than to start giving away more mobile devices. In this installment of the Gadget Stimulus Plan we launched in April, we are offering an UNLOCKED refurbished red BlackBerry Pearl 8100, courtesy of Read on for more details:

The Pearl offers Blackberry’s famous email client, web browser, a SureType QWERTY keyboard, a 2.2.5" light-sensitive screen, a 1.3MP camera, and worldwide (quad-band) GSM antenna with EDGE connectivity for data. Being unlocked, you can use this phone on either T-mobile service or on AT&T without the need for a renewal of your contract. Just put your SIM card in and you’re ready to go!

There are three ways to enter:

1) For GBM contestants: What was your first mobile phone? Answers need to go in the comments section.

2) For contestants: Have you ever bought a refurbished device? What was your experience and would you recommend refurbished products to your friends and family? Reply in the comments section.


3) Tweet about this! Send out a tweet to all your friends letting them know you entered this contest. Just copy and paste the following:

I entered to win a BB 8100 from GBM and’s Gadget Stimulus Plan #GadgetStimulusBB. Thx @ComputerGeeks!

You can enter up to three times, one for each option.

A random drawing will be held Friday June 5th on all eligible entries.
This contest is open to U.S. residents only.