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Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 04-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,760
Posted By jimfraser
Re: PlayBook updated to 2.1.0.1917

From Blackberry's official site: We are officially at the end of support for Playbook 2.0 and 2.1. That's all there is. Looks like Windows Live Messenger also going.

Too bad the last update of...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-29-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 74
Attention: Poll: Will you purchase one?
Views: 16,972
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Will you purchase one?

I have had mine for over 2 years without a problem.
Still wish the Bridge with my Q10 was as fully functional as with my 9900. However with the recent update a week or so ago to the Bridge, it shows...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 09-22-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,414
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Playbook And Bb10

The new Bridge does sync with bbm, but given that bbm is now working with iPhone and soon with android, not particularly impressive. No e-mail synchronization and no contact synchronization. The...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 09-22-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,414
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Playbook And Bb10

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Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 09-20-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,414
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Playbook And Bb10

A new Bridge is out (version 3.2.0.8) which Crackberry is reporting brings "full support" to BB10 devices. I have downloaded Bridge 3.2.0.8, but haven't tested it as I don't have my Playbook with...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 08-22-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,165
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Email deleting question

As far as I know, no carrier officially supports 10.2 yet, so you won't get upgraded to 10.2 now when you check on your Q10 for the latest software. In fact the maintenance upgrade for 10.1 only...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 08-13-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Thinking to Buy

One of the great things I liked about my PlayBook was how well it integrated with my 9900. Now with my Q10 and no useful integration between the it and the PlayBook, I find I rarely use my...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 07-04-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,023
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Sorry PlayBook Owners...

Even my Q10 has flash.
One of my favorite sites has a live web cam of a beach down south that uses flash. I looked at it when the weather is bad up north. Checked it out yesterday on my Q10 and it...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 07-04-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,414
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Playbook And Bb10

Yes it appears that RIM has given up on the PlayBook.
Acquired a Q10 on Tuesday, and one of the first apps added was Bridge. Loved how the PlayBook worked seamlessly with my e-mails, contacts etc on...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-12-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,660
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Blackberry Q10!! URGENT!

My son has a Q10 and two people at our company have Q10s. No one has reported that bedside mode comes on automatically at 7:00pm I have had a series of BlackBerrys, including currently a 9900. I...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-07-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,044
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Q10 is unable to connect

A more detailed response, for what it is worth:
Most BlackBerrys are connected to corporate e-mail and contacts, etc. and the internet thorough a Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES). When you get a...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-23-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,414
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Playbook And Bb10

The last I heard was that the PlayBook did not sync with the Q10 or Z10 nearly as well as it does with legacy Blackberry devices. With the president of BlackBerry cool on the future of tablets, I...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 05-16-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,885
Posted By jimfraser
BES 10.1 supports BB10 and Legacy OS on Single Server

Apparently available now for download for free to current BES 5 customers.

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.1 Released - N4BB (http://n4bb.com/blackberry-enterprise-service-10-1-released/)
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-13-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,986
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Initial Impressions - first 12 hours

There are still a lot of people who, like myself, like a physical keypad. The Q10 is selling very well in Canada, even though the Z10 is now half price at $99 compared to $199 for the Q10, on a...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 05-13-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,354
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.2108 / 7.1.0.746 (Multilanguage)

7.1.0.912 from T-Mobile has been out for more than a month. Just curious as to why it not "stuck" here compared to this 7.1.0.746 which came out in October?
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 04-25-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,674
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Waiting For The Q10

Over the past 2 days there have been a number of very positive reveiws. Here is one of them.

With near-perfect keyboard, Q10 a better BlackBerry than Z10 - The Globe and Mail...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 04-11-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,279
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Memory Card Help?

As noted above the 9900 only supports 32GB.
Also as noted it is always a good idea to back up the memory card periodically by connecting to your computer and saving the memory card contents on your...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 04-08-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,262
Posted By jimfraser
Re: T-Mobile USA 9900 7.1.0.912

Blackberry (aka RIM) never tells us what the changes are, or what they are intended to fix. I am surprised that T-Mobile said that it "improves CMAS functionality". That is more information than we...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-18-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,674
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Waiting For The Q10

As an owner of the original torch I liked the the large screen with a physical keyboard. I went back to a smaller screen with the 9900 because of the larger keyboard with a touch screen. I agree...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-01-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,710
Posted By jimfraser
Re: I tried. Really, I tried.

According to a BlackBerry exec. a third of BB10 users are coming from other platforms. There may be merit in RIM (why did they change - I think it is a much better name than Blackberry) focusing on...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-27-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,674
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Waiting For The Q10

OK, I spelled "server" incorrectly twice. I did get it right four times. (There are additional typos as well. I guess I should have checked it in Word first. Is there a spell check in this...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-27-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,674
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Waiting For The Q10

I was told by our IT guy yesterday that we will need a new surver to run BB10 on the enterprise. Apparently the Enterprise software for BB10 is free, but you need a separate surver for it. I was...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-25-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,356
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Bridging unavailable on Z10 ?

I thought that Blackberry 10 OS and the OS for the Playbook were both QNX based. Why all the trouble in getting them to work together? Very strange. Are we not being told the straight goods about...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,457
Posted By jimfraser
Re: BBM Issue: I can see BBM Messages in Hub, but BBM takes me to Setup

After seeing an iPhone user the other day type on her iPhone faster than I can type on my computer keyboard, I was considering not waiting for the Q10 and making the jump to the Z10, ie get used to...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-20-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,159
Posted By jimfraser
Re: new OS released 7.1.0.861 telecom new zealand.

I haven't tried this OS as I had just installed .825 when this came out. I got this link directly from the Blackberry website. It is an official BlackBerry download.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-11-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,159
Posted By jimfraser
Re: new OS released 7.1.0.861 telecom new zealand.

Here is the complete link, as lazzaronetu is a New Member. Note that is Asia not All or Multi Language. It no doubt has English, but probably not European, etc...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-11-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,988
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.2283 / 7.1.0.825 (All Languages)

I see that there is already another update released and posted today from Telecom New Zealand. It still surprises me that with the release of OS 10 devices that RIM, now Blackberry, would be...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,674
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Waiting For The Q10

I have seen and handled the Z10 and it is pretty slick. However I will wait to see the Q10 with the physical keyboard. I liked the larger touch screen on the Torch, but like the physical keypad on...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-08-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,988
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.2283 / 7.1.0.825 (All Languages)

As I don't know how many updates we will get for the 9900 now that OS10 is live, I installed this OS after saving, then deleting all data and programs via a security clear. Knew before hand that I...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-04-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,988
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.2283 / 7.1.0.825 (All Languages)

Don't get taken in by stevew's original post. In a subsequent post he agreed with ZombieBerry's post to pay little or no attention to the original post.
In any event, I worry that a longer battery...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-07-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,414
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Playbook And Bb10

From what I understand BB10 is based on QNX, the same operating system which the operating system for the PlayBook is based on. I should think that there should be no issue in making BB10 devices...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-02-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,519
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.2218 / 7.1.0.794 (jAllLang)

I don't know why the same old instructions for updating OS files continue to be set out. Those only are relevant for XP and previous.
With Windows 7, in almost every case there are two vendor.xml...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-02-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,733
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.1997 / 7.1.0.694 (Multilanguage)

I am on Rogers and have had no issues with the calendar notice or alarm on .694.

.694 is working well for me. The only continuing issue is noticibly weaker radio. I usually had my 9900 on 3G only...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-27-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,037
Posted By jimfraser
Re: 9900 or 9800?

I had a 9800 and gave it up for the 9900, because of the larger physical keypad vs the crampted keypad on the 9800. The 9900 runs os 7 and 7.1 while the 9800 cannot (although the 9810 can.) The...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 09-27-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,916
Posted By jimfraser
Re: 2.1.0.840

If RIM is sending out updates/fixes for the 2.1.0.840 beta, it tells me that 2.1 is not quite ready for public consumption. My guess is that if these are minor fixes, we will have the public 2.1 as...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-24-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,733
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.1997 / 7.1.0.694 (Multilanguage)

Just installed this afternoon. Two observations:

This like the previous official os .569, did not have a second hidden vendor.xml file. For months now there has been a second vendor.xml file. ...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 09-22-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,712
Posted By jimfraser
Re: 2.0.1.668

I have been running .668 on my playbook for some time on the Rogers network. Haven't noticed any issues. I am surprised that it was "pulled" or that it is just being released to some users now....
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-20-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,733
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.1997 / 7.1.0.694 (Multilanguage)

AT&T finally have an OS 7.1!!! Great find ZombieBerry. Maybe the they have finally solved the mic issue for AT&T customers.
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Forum: Beta You Than Me 09-18-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,213
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Leaked OS 9900/9930 7.1.0.649

As ZombieBerry said it is an AT&T issue. The last time I checked AT&T had still not issued an OS 7.1 for its devices. There must be some sort of incompatability between the AT&T network and OS...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-12-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,221
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.1716 / 7.1.0.569 (Multilanguage)

Just loaded up .569 First time in a long time that there was not a second vendor.xml file in the hidden raoming folder. I thought it was a factor of Windows 7 as it has shown up forever with OS...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-10-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,221
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 v7.1.0.1716 / 7.1.0.569 (Multilanguage)

As of today, AT&T still has not released an OS 7.1 for its 9900. I suspect the problem is with AT&T firmware or network not being compatible with OS 7.1, causing the microphone bug which I don't...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-06-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,760
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Alternative to PocketDay Lists

I bought back in 2005 so I guess I got my money's worth. Fortionately I upgraded my device in Feb of this year so got a key before it closed down.
Very discouraging to see such a top developer...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-06-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,564
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Pocketday - A sad day

I was having difficulties with my 9900 starting to act up, so I wiped and reinstalled the OS. I don't believe PocketDay was ever on Blackberry AppWorld, so after I reinstalled the "uninstalled" apps...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 08-02-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,461
Posted By jimfraser
BlayBook with LTE Aug 9 in Canada

As with a true high def screen, PlayBook will beat iPad with LTE on August 9

4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet - Canada (http://ca.blackberry.com/playbook-tablet.html)
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 07-27-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,297
Posted By jimfraser
Re: SOS - network

I get sos in poor signal areas (for Rogers) when either Telus or Bell have a stronger signal and Rogers drops too low. If Vodafone UK has a strong signal when you get sos from O2 UK then it could be...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-25-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 48,615
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 7.1.0.1424 / 7.1.0.428 (All Languages)

I have been running .428 for about a month. A couple of observations:

1. It still will not play WMA files. I am not sure if this happened when I upgraded the os to 7.1 or if I could not run WMA...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-12-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,549
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS: 9930 7.1.0.457/7.1.0.163 (All Languages)

Isn't the 9930 the CDMA version of the 9900?
In any event I am on my 4th version of 7.1 on my 9900 (gem version of the Bold) and hotspot is the big feature. I had 7.1 on my Rogers' 9900 about a...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-07-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,853
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Bb 9900 H O R R O R

It has apparently been replaced twice already.
I have had my Bold 9900 for three months now without any hardware issues.
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-30-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,589
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Google Maps

Map App does use google maps and the satelite views are stunning on PlayBook's screen. It works well with the gps to show where you are, but as noted above it is not full functioning as on your...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 05-29-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 48,615
Posted By jimfraser
Re: Latest OS 9900 7.1.0.1424 / 7.1.0.428 (All Languages)

[back to the topic]
I stalyed away from .402 as there seemed to be lots of problems with it. I upgraded to .428 from my home carrier, Rogers's .391 .
After upgrading 11 aps, some minor, seems to be...
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