- Brand Name: Peek
- Model Number: AB03AQ
- Item Package Quantity: 1
TwitterPeek Mobile Tweeting Device (Aqua)
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- Large, full-color screen and full keyboard
- Long battery life of 4-5 days. Fully recharges in under 2 hours
- Service plan no longer supported by manufacturer.
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"Dear Peek user,
Since we launched Peek in September 2008, we received amazing accolades for the product and the support of many, many Peeksters like you.
Since 2010 the business has been taking off in a direction that moved us away from these devices -- putting our cloud platform and software to work bringing smart apps to simple devices made by other mobile phone makers.
We have been winding down the US service since late 2010, and at the end of 2011 this email address was connected to one of a few Peek devices still operating in the US. At the end of January, this last batch of devices was decommissioned.
I'm sorry to report that this
As our Peek cloud powers increasing millions of devices around the world, we hope you'll find yourself using our apps for services like mail, chat, picture sharing, and cloud backup. Indeed, we were just honored by the global mobile industry association with a prestigious Best Technology award nomination. You can read more about this and where we are heading at [...]
All the best,
To be clear, these do not work right now and will never work again. That was admitted by Peek themselves, told to me directly by customer support. I do not understand why these are still for sale.
On top of that their customer support system is awful. It takes weeks and sometimes months to get a reply. There are folks out there with monthly service plans being billed endlessly for service that doesn't exist.
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OCT. 19, 2010 UPDATE:
The TwitterPeek does NOT work any longer. Don't buy it. If you already have a TwitterPeek with LIFETIME SERVICE, this is NOW what PEEK INC. is telling me: PEEK INC. is only offering TwitterPeek Users with LIFETIME SERVICE to switch to a Peek 9 with only ONE YEAR OF SERVICE. No more LIFETIME SERVICE on a direct straight swap. But someone else in the GetPeek discussion forum is saying you have to pay an extra $50 to get lifetime service on the Peek 9 if you want to swap to a Peek 9. It's up to you. But I say: Don't buy the TwitterPeek. Get a real phone with internet on the phone for doing your twitter. Based on my experience with the TwitterPeek, you can expect a DEAD DEVICE and you will be wasting your money.
OCT. 14, 2010 UPDATE:
The TwitterPeek no longer works. The TwitterPeek is a dead device. According to a support message that I've received, PEEK INC has no ETA as to when twitter service may be restored. PEEK INC. is now saying that TwitterPeek users should get the Peek 9 device which is their new email device. There's is a "lemonade" offer where you can get a Peek 9 for $1, but you have to contact PEEK to swap your lifetime service from the TwitterPeek to the Peek 9. But there is NO TWITTER on the Peek 9 because PEEK INC. still hasn't gotten twitter to work. They may advertise twitter on the Peek 9, but they admit twitter is not working. I haven't switched to the Peek 9 yet, but anticipate doing so to at least get some sort of LIFETIME SERVICE that I've originally paid for. [EDIT: my contact at support is checking to see if there is a difference in paying for the Lifetime Service on the PEEK9. If there is, I may not want to get it because I've paid all that I want to pay for these Peek devices.Read more ›
I was very excited about the TwitterPeek when news of it surfaced. I was initially put off by the cost of the device, but my lust for the TwitterPeek got the better of me, and I also rethought my position somewhat. The unit itself costs $52.29 if you subtract the six months of service from the $99.99 price tag. Or for $199 you get potentially years' worth of always-on connection to Twitter. Go the latter route and it becomes very cost-effective over time if you're a big Twitter user.
Given my excitement about the release of the TwitterPeek, I was very interested in following its reception in the Twittersphere. So I was really shocked to read that early impressions of the product were extremely negative. I shouldn't say impressions of the product, I guess, because most of the people who were Twittering and blogging about the device early on had never seen or used one. There were two main objections to the device raised: (1) it only does Twitter, and multi-function devices are superior; single-use devices should be avoided; and (2) smartphones already do Twitter, so there's no need for a dedicated Twitter device. These objections, worth raising, were, however, often accompanied by a surprising amount of vitriol.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Low quality device. Not worth its money. The company that manufacters this device went out of business and sold these to hackers. Do not buy.Published 23 months ago by J.
ALL Peek devices stopped working in January 2012. No matter what model you have, there is no longer service available for any of them. Read morePublished on May 27, 2013 by Nicolle
This is a joke. Everyone selling these things sings praises of what this device and service USED TO BE. Nobody tells you that the service DOES NOT EXIST ANYMORE. Read morePublished on July 7, 2012 by Prosper50
Thing they don't tell you is this product has been discontinued for months on end! Service with the company completely sucks! Read morePublished on April 17, 2012 by Todd W
This device WILL NOT WORK.
Peek NO LONGER offers data service at all.
Buying this as of April 2012 would mean throwing your money away, as no provider offers... Read more
Attention everyone: if you do not already know, Peek Mobile is DEAD!!! Do not purchase this device and I am surprised that Amazon.com is continuing to list this device for sale. Read morePublished on February 20, 2012 by Mark K
And so it began: "Exclusive to Amazon, Peek Pronto with Product Lifetime Service includes unlimited service for the life of your Peek ...". Read morePublished on February 19, 2012 by Ravenwood
If you enjoy using Twitter and don't own a smartphone, this is a very good investment, but not at the moment:
I already owned a Peek Pronto when I ordered the... Read more