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Forum: BlackBerry In the News 12-19-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,035
Posted By bigolsparky
Re: Looks like 'game over' for BlackBerry

Americans losing addiction to "CrackBerrys" - Yahoo! Finance (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/americans-losing-addiction-crackberrys-145349170.html)

I saw this on Yahoo and thought I would come back...
Forum: Media Center 10-01-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,378
Posted By bigolsparky
Spotify

I purchased the premium version of Spotify today. It is an awesome app. I was really looking forward to adding it to my Blackberry. It appears that won't be happening. 45 days till I get my new...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 09-04-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 36,821
Posted By bigolsparky
Re: Will you move away from BlackBerry?

I have been using Blackberry for several years now. When I first started using them, I loved the device. At that time there was really nothing comparable. I have always been on BIS and had all...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 07-29-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,506
Posted By bigolsparky
Re: Facebook won't upgrade to v2.0

I have a 9550 and upgraded to the new FB on Appworld. Not sure I understand the complaints. It seems much more functional that the old version. Still no groups tab...my only issue.
Forum: Social Networking 07-27-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,268
Posted By bigolsparky
Re: Official Facebook 2.0.0.37 Version released

It is like a completely different app. Like it.
Forum: Rumor Mill 12-21-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,968
Posted By bigolsparky
Re: why blackberry users will bail on RIM

I hope RIM has an epiphany before my next upgrade. I don't want to leave them. If I had to upgrade today, it would be a Droid X.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-14-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 28,430
Posted By bigolsparky
Forum: Social Networking 11-19-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,067
Posted By bigolsparky
Re: Facebook 1.9.0.20 now available in BlackBerry App World

I am having issues deleting messages in this version. When I do a battery pull the messages double. Pretty buggy.
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 09-03-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,749
Posted By bigolsparky
You can seperate message ringtones and phone...

You can seperate message ringtones and phone ringtones by contact. You do that in your contacts folder. There you have options for custom ring tone alerts per contact. You could potentially have a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-03-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By bigolsparky
Are these PIN or BB Messenger messages? If so,...

Are these PIN or BB Messenger messages? If so, perhaps you have changed devices and your PIN has changed.
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 09-03-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 292
Posted By bigolsparky
Me and my ex-wife

Me and my ex-wife
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 08-24-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,091
Posted By bigolsparky
working now

working now
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 08-24-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,091
Posted By bigolsparky
Outage

No BIS in Talladega, Alabama.
Forum: RIM Stock/Legal Discussion 08-24-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,322
Posted By bigolsparky
Hmmm. I think RIMM may be slowing down. Others...

Hmmm. I think RIMM may be slowing down. Others will delve in to the enterprise e-mail, and eventually some other platform will stick. The real issue is the loss of BIS customers to the IPhone and...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 07-16-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,509
Posted By bigolsparky
To put it simply and answer the question "How...

To put it simply and answer the question "How does the BlackBerry lag behind others?"

Browser...we do use those in the business world these days. Along with e-mail. I rarely travel with my laptop...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-02-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By bigolsparky
Yep. Use Outlook Express to select the contacts...

Yep. Use Outlook Express to select the contacts you want to sync and choose Outlook Express in your DM sync preferences.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-01-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By bigolsparky
Battery pull, deleted and resent service books. ...

Battery pull, deleted and resent service books. Same result. One more tidbit of information. He did his upgrade OTA while I did mine via DM.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 04-01-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By bigolsparky
HTML E-mail

I recently upgraded to 5.0.0.591. No issues whatsoever. My brother did the same upgrade, and now he doesn't have HTML e-mail. Does someone know how to fix this? I have checked all of the settings...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-31-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By bigolsparky
I'll bet that during setup, you selected...

I'll bet that during setup, you selected Blackberry Enterprise Server in leiu of BIS. If that is the case you will need to undo that.
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 03-31-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,054
Posted By bigolsparky
LMAO Best to be safe and wipe that.

LMAO Best to be safe and wipe that.
Forum: Rumor Mill 03-31-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,968
Posted By bigolsparky
In my opinion, the only thing that REALLY sucks...

In my opinion, the only thing that REALLY sucks about the Blackberry, is the slow and quirky browser. We have one employee that has a Droid, and when renewal time comes, maybe more. Personally, I...
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 03-31-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,530
Posted By bigolsparky
I have posed that question to at&t? The answer...

I have posed that question to at&t? The answer is no. Unlimited multimedia is as far as they go or anyone goes for that matter (SMS, MMS, and IM). I have that plan now with at&t 3 Blackberries...
Forum: General 8500 Series Discussion - Gemini 11-24-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,131
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I got my Tour today...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I got my Tour today after using an ATT Curve for about two years. It is a very pleasant change
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-24-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I sync my device...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I sync my device contacts in Outlook Express rather than Outlook.
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 11-24-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I have resolved my...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I have resolved my issue with AT&T. I now have a Tour from Verizon and the MAPS commercials are accurate. I never knew what I was missing till I got it. A device with a...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-24-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By bigolsparky
That's what I thought, I just needed to hear it...

That's what I thought, I just needed to hear it from someone Blackberrier than me.

Thanks!!
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-24-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By bigolsparky
Switching phone and carrier.

I have just received my new Tour from VZW. I am replacing an AT&T 8310 on BIS and the Tour will be on BIS as well. Can I use the Switch Device Wizard since the phones are from different carriers or...
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 09-01-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By bigolsparky
Thumbs down ATT Rural Coverage

First of all, let me preface this rant by stating that I have been with AT&T since 1994. At that time they were Bellsouth Mobility where I live. I have been a loyal customer. Recently, (for the past...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-20-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I have done that. ...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I have done that. Media manager is faster and simpler when it works properly. My computer won't recognize the card as long as it is in my BB, with or without Media...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-20-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I have an 8320 with the...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I have an 8320 with the same problem and it doesn't matter if mass storage is on or off, or if you format your SD card. It just won't work. Luckily for me it isn't my only...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 04-16-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) Your device is synced...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

Your device is synced with "Desktop Manager". You have to set up the configure sync option in DM before syncing and Outlook is probably the best calender to sync with. You...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 04-10-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,110
Posted By bigolsparky
McCain wouldn't have bowed. It would have thrown...

McCain wouldn't have bowed. It would have thrown his back out. I feel Obama is going to be very weak in foreign affairs, simply due to lack of experience and age. This bow, in time, will be a drop...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-09-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I have mine forwarded...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I have mine forwarded to my AT&T e-mail account. You just have to make a rule to delete all of the sent e-mails from Outlook. Works great for me.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-07-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) Yes, it will work...

Wirelessly posted (8310)



Yes, it will work fine.
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 04-06-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By bigolsparky
kathrynhr, I appreciate your perspective. I...

kathrynhr,

I appreciate your perspective.

I also hate to hear of your divorce, but you seem to have moved on and that is what I am hoping for as well. While I do feel a great peace outside the...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 04-05-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I also forgot to...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I also forgot to mention the tremendous support I have gotten from my work family. I work for an employee owned company (ESOP) and this family has been a great source of...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 04-05-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) It doesn't bother me...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

It doesn't bother me that much. I have seen a lot more annoying things while flying than people talking on the phone. The worst was the guy next to me with the runny nose...
Forum: New Members Forum 04-05-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) This is the best place...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

This is the best place to learn about your Blackberry.

Welcome!!
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 04-05-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I recently got divorced...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I recently got divorced after being married for over eighteen years and having three kids. While my wife actually filed for the divorce, the incompatability for us was...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 03-26-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 22,396
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) Yes, you are lost in...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

Yes, you are lost in the semantics. If ignorance were chosen or sought because it conflicted with ones ideals it could be obtained, hence painfully aware or ...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 03-26-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 22,396
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) Let's all rest assured...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

Let's all rest assured that everyone who has posted to this thread is ignorant in some form or fashion. The real meaning of that word is "uninformed". I take pride in my...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 03-25-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 22,396
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I've got to ask: ...

Wirelessly posted (8310)



I've got to ask: Under what circumstances did it leave the refrigerator??? :razz:[/QUOTE]

Just joking: I am actually very meticulous about the cleanliness of my...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 03-23-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 22,396
Posted By bigolsparky
I think it was in my refrigerator until last...

I think it was in my refrigerator until last week. I'm not sure what it was.
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 03-15-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,214
Posted By bigolsparky
Wirelessly posted (8310) I have purchased a...

Wirelessly posted (8310)

I have purchased a trackball from cnn.cn, and I am still using it (8 months later). They are very easy to replace. You could do it with nothing more than a small pocket...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 03-04-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,256
Posted By bigolsparky
AT&T 3G coverage in rural America is...

AT&T 3G coverage in rural America is non-existent. by the time I get 3G coverage with AT&T, 7G will be out in urban areas.
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 02-23-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 22,396
Posted By bigolsparky
Is it possible for a Polar Bear, an Ostrich, and...

Is it possible for a Polar Bear, an Ostrich, and a Hippopotamus to migrate from the same location to where they are now?
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 02-23-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 22,396
Posted By bigolsparky
When I was in school (Catholic School), we were...

When I was in school (Catholic School), we were taught that much of the bible consists of parables. We are tasked with discerning what is parable and what actually happened. This method of...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 02-23-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 22,396
Posted By bigolsparky
Dawg, I believe you are not understanding much...

Dawg,

I believe you are not understanding much about the Catholic religion, as is evident based on your previous post. Catholics do not interpret Genisis, as well as most of the Old Testement,...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 02-13-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 22,396
Posted By bigolsparky
Don't worry mriff, we'll just find out who is...

Don't worry mriff, we'll just find out who is smart and import them.
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 02-11-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 438
Posted By bigolsparky
I like the Fair Tax, but prefer NO tax.

I like the Fair Tax, but prefer NO tax.
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