Originally Posted by simplist
does anyone know if you can open pictures sent as attachments in emails...
and if so, can you then save them to your pictures folder?
Yes and no -- It depends on your BlackBerryOS version (Options->About), model and carrier.
But for the 8700, the answer would be yes to the best of my knowledge (for both Rogers and Cingular) - but if this is not working for you, please fill in the above details.