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Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 07-05-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,375
Posted By Rat_Boy
Glad you guys appreciated it. :)

Glad you guys appreciated it. :)
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 07-04-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,375
Posted By Rat_Boy
Just saw the Bold live and in color. Coming in the Fall.

So I am sitting at a local High School here in Georgia getting ready to watch the fireworks when I happen to glance over at a guy sitting in the group next to us.

He has an iPhone and is taking a...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 06-19-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,036
Posted By Rat_Boy
Thanks ricpac.

Thanks ricpac.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 06-18-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,036
Posted By Rat_Boy
So what is difference between edge and EDGE?

So what is difference between edge and EDGE?
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 06-18-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,036
Posted By Rat_Boy
Well, I am in Atlanta and I just looked down at...

Well, I am in Atlanta and I just looked down at my phone and noticed that all my networks were turned off.

So I turned them on and now it appears to be working, but it was definitely out all morning...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 06-17-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,422
Posted By Rat_Boy
Blackberry Javelin?

This device looks awesome.

Basically a Bold/Curve with more space between the keys.

BlackBerry Javelin Caught on Video!! | CrackBerry.com (http://crackberry.com/blackberry-javelin-caught-video)
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-17-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
Yea, I was just checking out the XPERIA...

Yea, I was just checking out the XPERIA (http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/products/mobilephones/specifications/x1?cc=us&lc=en) on the website.

Interesting device.

I am not too crazy about Windows...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-15-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
I don't know why people have to get so hostile or...

I don't know why people have to get so hostile or only bring up the the things one device can't do when trying to boost their device of choice when comparing the two devices.

They both have simple...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-13-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
Thanks Nume. The only thing important to me are...

Thanks Nume.

The only thing important to me are emails, and mostly just reading them.

Don't do a lot of texting or chatting.

So it sounds like either device will work for me really.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-13-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
What makes the iPhone so bad for messaging? I...

What makes the iPhone so bad for messaging? I mean, other than the typing issue on the touch screen, is there something so bad about it?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-13-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,351
Posted By Rat_Boy
And it won't even be close. My whole office, for...

And it won't even be close.

My whole office, for instance, JUST upgraded to Curve's. I mean, within two weeks. I doubt we are the only office.

My guess is a lot of businesses won't pounce on the...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-13-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,170
Posted By Rat_Boy
Probably the iPhone since that is when it is...

Probably the iPhone since that is when it is being released.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-12-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
Ok. But what about those of us that have been...

Ok.

But what about those of us that have been with Blackberry a LONG LONG time and are giving SERIOUS consideration to going with an iPhone2?

Should someone like me REALLY be stuck with only going...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-11-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,878
Posted By Rat_Boy
I have to disagree with Sith and say hold out for...

I have to disagree with Sith and say hold out for it.

While the Curve is nice, the Bold seems like it is going to blow its doors off.

Twice the Processor, better Browser, 3G, WiFi, etc.

I would...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-11-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
This one is not true. 2 MP camera with...

This one is not true.

2 MP camera with GeoTagging per the spec sheet at their web site.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-11-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
I thought about that. But my old phone is gone...

I thought about that.

But my old phone is gone and I am hearing more and more that the Bold wont be out until September.

Man.

3 months on my ancient W600i would be painful. LOL..
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-11-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
I wish I could afford both of them, but I...

I wish I could afford both of them, but I can't.

That is what is making this difficult for me.

That, and the fact that I just upgraded to a Curve on May 17th, which mean's I am not due for an...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-11-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
Dawg, I completely understand where you are...

Dawg,

I completely understand where you are coming from.

I am an admin of a football forum for an NFL team.

We constantly get threads about other teams within the division and the entire NFL. We...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-11-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
Well, it's not that you HAVE to be. But if you...

Well, it's not that you HAVE to be.

But if you are trying to decide between the two, then you should be.

If you are "married" to Blackberry and know that you will never own another brand no matter...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-11-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
I hear what you are saying Gregg. But for a lot...

I hear what you are saying Gregg.

But for a lot of people, 10 bucks a month seems like nothing, where as $100 extra at purchase date would be hard to come by.

I am hoping to sell my Curve, which is...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-11-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By Rat_Boy
Exactly Numetheus. Honestly, I think even $300...

Exactly Numetheus.

Honestly, I think even $300 (WITH Contract) would be too high for the Bold.

If I have to pay $300 for a phone anyway, then it would be the Bold or the upper end 16G...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 06-10-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,577
Posted By Rat_Boy
True, but I was just going on what is listed on...

True, but I was just going on what is listed on BOTH device web sites.

Bold Page on ATT Site: Download MS Word, Excel®, or PowerPoint® files and edit them directly on the smartphone

iPhone2 at...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 06-10-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,577
Posted By Rat_Boy
Is it true that you can VIEW MS attachments with...

Is it true that you can VIEW MS attachments with iPhone, but actually EDIT them with the Bold?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-10-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By Rat_Boy
$500 retail? Wonder how much with a...

$500 retail?

Wonder how much with a contract.

They better not make it TOO pricey or people on the fence about making the switch to iPhone will switch.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-10-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
You mean you can't tell on an iPhone when you get...

You mean you can't tell on an iPhone when you get a new email?

And what is the difference between an MMS and an Email?

I basically just use the emails, calendar, contacts, web browser and telephone...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-10-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
$300? Is that with a contract? Wow. They are...

$300?

Is that with a contract?

Wow.

They are brave with the iPhone going for $200.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-10-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
Yes, but the new iPhone 2 has GPS and will...

Yes, but the new iPhone 2 has GPS and will supposedly sync with Outlook Exchange.

It is a tough decision, to say the least.

I just wish Blackberry had a MobileMe type of thing where I could go on...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-10-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 25,702
Posted By Rat_Boy
Maybe I am stupid or something, but what MORON...

Maybe I am stupid or something, but what MORON would pay $395 for a 1st Gen Iphone right now?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-10-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,432
Posted By Rat_Boy
Thanks. But like I said, my mind isn't made up...

Thanks.

But like I said, my mind isn't made up yet.

Heck, by time my carrier will let me upgrade, the IPhone 3 and Blackberry 10000 will be out, so it will all be moot. LOL..

I hate the stupid...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-10-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,432
Posted By Rat_Boy
Well, for me, it's for personal only. I don't...

Well, for me, it's for personal only. I don't need Exchange for anything.

I just want my phone, web email (Like GMail), and photos to be 100% in sync between a web app and my phone.

It's not...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-10-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,432
Posted By Rat_Boy
BES for personal is free for one user? But does...

BES for personal is free for one user?

But does BB give you a web site where you can host your calendar, contacts, email, pictures, and files, and share them all, and have it completely in sync with...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-09-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,432
Posted By Rat_Boy
I used to think Blackberry was superior. But...

I used to think Blackberry was superior.

But with MobileMe, I am not so sure anymore.

Gonna take some thinking on my part.

I hate that I have to keep two sets of contacts. Seems like a waste of...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-09-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,432
Posted By Rat_Boy
Well, I have to admit. After seeing MobileMe...

Well, I have to admit.

After seeing MobileMe from Apple, I MIGHT have to switch to the iPhone my self.

Unless Blackberry has something like that available?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-09-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,432
Posted By Rat_Boy
Reasons I want the Bold more than the IPhone: 1)...

Reasons I want the Bold more than the IPhone:

1) I hate typing on the screen keyboard of the IPhone.

2) I like having copy and paste.

3) I like having true PUSH email with my GMail. I don't think...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-09-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By Rat_Boy
Thanks guys. I guess I too should just read the...

Thanks guys.

I guess I too should just read the manual instead of bothering folks. lol..
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-07-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By Rat_Boy
Stupid Stupid Question

Why do they call the button on top of the Curve the "Mute Key"???

It doesn't seem to mute anything and seems to be about the same as locking the phone via the lock application.

So what is the...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 05-27-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,813
Posted By Rat_Boy
That web site is hysterical! And 100% true too.

That web site is hysterical!

And 100% true too.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 04-06-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,814
Posted By Rat_Boy
Can the iphone copy and paste yet? Can the...

Can the iphone copy and paste yet?

Can the iphone do push email with Gmail yet?

Until those two happen, I will always view the iPhone as inferior to Blackberry, and I only have the pearl.

I think...
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