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Old 07-19-2007, 12:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I decided to switch from Spint and go back to ATT. I went into a retail store and asked if they did online price matching. The guy matched walmart.com's price on the curve for me. I got it for $99.99 and I still get the $100 rebate.

I have a TON of questions about this though....

I have never owned a blackberry and I used a Treo 650 for a little while a year or two ago for work.

How do I edit my contacts from my desktop? I dont use outlook by the way. Is there a free application?

What are the best sites for some applications or games?

I downloaded the opera 4 browser but it doesnt seem that much better than the default browser. What will it do thats better?

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Old 07-19-2007, 01:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome. I don't know if there is a free PIM software package that will sync with the BlackBerry. From what I see there is Lotus Notes, Novell Groupwise, SAGE, and Microsoft Outlook. There is an ASCII converter that can take a comma-separated values (CSV) file and import it. You may have to do it that way.
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you can go to mobile.blackberry.com for some free games.
you can probably find links to free games by searching the forum, ie tetris, texas hold'em, etc.
good luck and welcome!
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Welcome to the group!

I tried the opera mini but didn't keep it. It has many fans here on the board, though. Very much a matter of personal preference, I think, but I also recall that I read some technical reasons for people preferring one or the other (though don't ask me what they were).
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Thanks guys.

I found a site that had a few ringtones for free.

Blackberry Ringtones

Is there are an application for sale that will allow you to view word or excel files?
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Word and Excel files: eOffice, BeamBerry, Repligo, others listed over in the Aftermarket Software section of this forum.

ringtones: tuneusin.com

Edit contacts, you need Outlook or Express, the syn is seamless and easy as heck to use.
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i was on the same boat as you few weeks ago. i'm coming from vz palm 700p, love the palm deskop and hate the outlook. i still perfer to use palm dekstop because of the UI. i use doublelook(google it) from companionlink to sync with outlook and then sync it with my blackberry curve.
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