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Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-19-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By JackG058
And QuickLaunch is a very handy program too, and...

And QuickLaunch is a very handy program too, and quite reasonably priced.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-20-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 27,319
Posted By JackG058
You'd probably get more info on the 8350I if you...

You'd probably get more info on the 8350I if you posted on that thread. This is for the 8330 Curve. ;-)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-14-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 22,467
Posted By JackG058
So does NotifySync support the private user as...

So does NotifySync support the private user as does AstraSync? I use the mail2web email service, and already pay $4.95 a month for ActiveSync support. I don't want to pay $15 a month for their...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 04-30-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,087
Posted By JackG058
You are correct when you say each posters...

You are correct when you say each posters feelings are pretty well known. And of all the posters, your posts are the only ones that are so close minded. It is patently obvious that you don't like...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 04-29-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,087
Posted By JackG058
I don't carry my Acer netbook around. I have it...

I don't carry my Acer netbook around. I have it solely to have Windows XP, since Vista 64 bit cannot run all of the software I need to run at times, such as Cisco VPN. And I only carry my iPod...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 04-24-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,087
Posted By JackG058
No worries about ruffling my feathers. I do...

No worries about ruffling my feathers. I do personally have a need for my 3 products. The Aspire One mostly for a cheap Windows XP laptop. I use my iPod for the video capabilities mostly, along...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 04-23-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,087
Posted By JackG058
Curve is a great device, and I love mine. But I...

Curve is a great device, and I love mine. But I would still not say it is as pleasant watching videos on it as it is on my iPod Touch. This has nothing to do with "herd" mentality as you like to...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 04-17-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,087
Posted By JackG058
If you are replying to me, just to clarify the...

If you are replying to me, just to clarify the Niagara coming to Sprint is a BlackBerry. I'm not planning on leaving the Berry life. ;-)
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 04-16-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,087
Posted By JackG058
If I had the Bold or the soon to be released...

If I had the Bold or the soon to be released Niagara on Sprint, I might not be as interested in the combo of the Curve/iPod Touch. However, I like to watch movies/videos a lot on my iPod, and as...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-06-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,905
Posted By JackG058
Here, straight from Aliph's website: Answer...

Here, straight from Aliph's website:

Answer...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-01-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
My experience is similar to yours. On 4.3 to...

My experience is similar to yours. On 4.3 to date I've still never lost GPS once I found the satellites, but on 4.5.0.131 I will drop GPS periodically, and the signal return can take seconds to many...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-26-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
Awesome test though, thanks a lot. I use the...

Awesome test though, thanks a lot. I use the SprintNav (which is TeleNav) and on 4.3 once I lock on a satellite I never drop. On 4.5.0.131, with 3 different attempts to install the OS, I can lock...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-24-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
If you could, I'd be interested to see you test...

If you could, I'd be interested to see you test GPS. I without fail will drop satellite connections with .131, but on the original 4.3 OS, I have never dropped satellite connection once connected. ...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-06-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
ROFL, good analogy keisur. 8-)

ROFL, good analogy keisur. 8-)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-05-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
You guys that have upgraded to .131, make sure...

You guys that have upgraded to .131, make sure you test out your GPS thoroughly if you care to use it. I have attempted install of .131 3 separate times, 2 of those doing a full wipe of my device...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-04-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
French: What service books did you delete...

French:

What service books did you delete specifically, if you can recall? I deleted all that had anything to do with transmit and receive, resent service books but still get the dropping of GPS...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-03-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
All right, I'm going to give .131 one more try,...

All right, I'm going to give .131 one more try, this time deleting the pertinent service books as you suggest. Cross your fingers for me, because I'd really like to use the latest and greatest! ;-)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-02-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
I may upgrade again then and try your suggestion....

I may upgrade again then and try your suggestion. I'd love to be able to enjoy the upgraded features of 131, but not at the expense of reliable GPS.
Forum: RIM Software 03-02-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,000
Posted By JackG058
Holding down the 'alt' key while then pressing...

Holding down the 'alt' key while then pressing the arrow key to the right of the trackball will allow you to scroll through a list of open apps.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-27-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
Nice tip. I wish it would fix the flaky GPS...

Nice tip. I wish it would fix the flaky GPS signal issues, and then I could keep .131. Since I had done a full wipe that would in effect be the same as deleting and resending service books, correct?
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 02-19-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,087
Posted By JackG058
I just got a chance to play with the Storm...

I just got a chance to play with the Storm yesterday, as my uncle and aunt both have one now. I must say I was impressed, and I felt that the onscreen keyboard was actually pretty nice, as was the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-17-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,589
Posted By JackG058
What can't you access? Are you referring to...

What can't you access? Are you referring to flash? You might try an alternative browser such as Opera Mini. Between it and the standard BB browswer, I can browse most everything, except flash...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-14-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By JackG058
I did a wipe/reinstall Thursday night and tested...

I did a wipe/reinstall Thursday night and tested yesterday. It did not help, and this was with the latest version of Sprint Nav (TeleNav). I did a wipe/install of the original 4.3 supported by...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-13-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By JackG058
Sprint store ran diags for about 30 minutes on my...

Sprint store ran diags for about 30 minutes on my device a bit ago. They said the GPS radio is fully functioning with a strong signal, which is really what I expected to hear. Looks like since I...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-13-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By JackG058
Sounds like my thinking is along the same line as...

Sounds like my thinking is along the same line as yours, as I did a wipe/reload last night. It did make it better, but nowhere near as reliable as it used to be on 4.3. I'm finding some other...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 02-13-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,210
Posted By JackG058
I'm on the new 4.5.0.131 for Sprint. I'm now...

I'm on the new 4.5.0.131 for Sprint. I'm now experiencing GPS dropping while using my mapping apps (Sprint Navigation and BB Maps). It recovers and then drops, and then repeats this. A fresh...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-13-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By JackG058
Thanks, I do have it installed. However, is that...

Thanks, I do have it installed. However, is that going to make a difference in the GPS signal dropping? Sprint Navigation is voice turn based navigation, which is actually licensed TeleNav. It is...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-13-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By JackG058
GPS drops OS 4.5.0.131 on 8330

Has anyone on the new 4.5.0.131 OS release experienced flaky GPS? I've had the OS installed since the leaked release, and was very happy with it. However, I had the occasion to use my Sprint...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 02-13-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,087
Posted By JackG058
I guess I'm the first poster that meets your...

I guess I'm the first poster that meets your criteria: I own the BlackBerry Curve and the iPod Touch. I love both devices, but if I could only have one of them, it'd be my Curve. It is the more...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-13-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,661
Posted By JackG058
Windows Live and BlackBerry...

Windows Live and BlackBerry (http://www.windowsliveformobile.com/en-us/blackberry/default.aspx)

At this link in the upper right, enter your mobile number and Microsoft will send you a link to...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-12-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
I've been loving this new upgrade until...

I've been loving this new upgrade until yesterday, when I had occasion for the first time to use GPS. I've used GPS multiple times without issue on the older 4.3 release for Sprint. Yesterday on...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-10-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By JackG058
It wouldn't matter what they said because unless...

It wouldn't matter what they said because unless our 8330's have a radio built in that supports Rev A, which I don't believe they do, then we cannot have Rev A. Reportedly, when the Bold comes to...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-10-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,013
Posted By JackG058
I've read in one of the threads on this forum...

I've read in one of the threads on this forum relating to the missing media manager issue, is that RIM offers two different versions of the desktop manager, one with and one without the media...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By JackG058
Haha, great catch.

Haha, great catch.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By JackG058
Argh! You're cruel. :smile:

Argh! You're cruel. :smile:
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-06-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,013
Posted By JackG058
I've received this occasionally, and a battery...

I've received this occasionally, and a battery pull resolved the issue.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-06-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,905
Posted By JackG058
That is good additional information. When I had...

That is good additional information. When I had my issues I tried those steps, but they didn't work for me. That's when I found the steps to put the Jawbone 2 into discoverable mode. Between these...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-06-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By JackG058
Hey now, you're just going to cause us to start...

Hey now, you're just going to cause us to start getting antsy out here for that 4g. Stop that right now! ;-)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-06-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
Still working really well for me. I have...

Still working really well for me. I have discovered for sure that a premium theme I had purchased causes icons to disappear sometimes. I've gone back to the stock Sprint theme for now to see how...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-05-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
Yes, I've been reading all day on the new release...

Yes, I've been reading all day on the new release that many aren't getting the service still. Some believe it is locale based, and some specifically thought the Midwest. However, I'm from the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-05-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,905
Posted By JackG058
You're not in pairing mode with just red...

You're not in pairing mode with just red flashing. Hold down the backend of the Jawbone 2 while simultaneously holding down the main button. You should be pushing in from the rear of the JB and...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-05-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 32,360
Posted By JackG058
I've tested it on my 8330 and it does in fact...

I've tested it on my 8330 and it does in fact work.



I've been running this version for a few days now, and no speakerphone blast yet. I likely would have heard it by now I think. I've only seen...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-05-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By JackG058
Most of the noticeable difference between Rev A...

Most of the noticeable difference between Rev A and Rev 0 is going to be in the upload speed increase, which we as users typically don't notice, and if you are doing downloads of large files. For...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-05-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 27,319
Posted By JackG058
Sprint has officially acknowledge release...

Sprint has officially acknowledge release 4.5.0.131. In the notes about new features, MMS is indicated as added. I am running 131, and sure enough, MMS is there.

Sprint Software Downloads - PDAs...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-03-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,417
Posted By JackG058
It is EVDO, which is 3G. When I'm in my home...

It is EVDO, which is 3G. When I'm in my home area, my device signal says 1XEV. When the EV displays, that means I'm connected via EVDO, or 3G. When I move out of the 3G area, it will change to 1X...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-03-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By JackG058
Really, a Palm Centro would probably suffice for...

Really, a Palm Centro would probably suffice for you. It syncs quite well with either Palm Desktop or Outlook, and you don't have to use data plans if you don't want to. I think the Curve may be...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By JackG058
There's a newer version out now too, 4.2. Just...

There's a newer version out now too, 4.2. Just go to mini.opera.com to download straight to your BlackBerry.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-29-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,947
Posted By JackG058
Totally disagree with your statement about giving...

Totally disagree with your statement about giving the keyboard a chance and implying that one will get used to it. My phone is the 8330, and my personal media device is the iPod Touch. Now, for an...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-29-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 27,319
Posted By JackG058
What version did your new Curve come with? 4.5...

What version did your new Curve come with? 4.5 is the version that introduced the speakerphone blast. However, it seems not everyone has it nor for those who do it is intermittent.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-28-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By JackG058
I was using it but I did a bunch of calendar...

I was using it but I did a bunch of calendar entries on my 8330, and every so often the device would pause and say "updating calendar". Later, when I tried to manually sync with my Google account, I...
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