Jenn Hoffman, Phoenix-based CEO of The J Brand Group, should have been
enjoying a relaxing vacation on the Cote d'Azur. Sipping champagne and nibbling
on cheese at the posh Louis XV restaurant, she was eagerly awaiting her entree,
a poached Breton lobster. But then, poised next to the breadbasket, her
BlackBerry Pearl came to life, and so did her technology addiction.
She lunged for it and swiftly pecked out a response to my request for
BlackBerry anecdotes: "I'm so addicted to this device...