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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-20-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By BeachBumSteve
I think you misread the OP's question. He/she...

I think you misread the OP's question. He/she asked if there are shortcuts while editing or composing a message...not while reading a message.

I'm not aware of any shortcuts or other method of...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-20-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Then how would one type a T, B or a space?

Then how would one type a T, B or a space?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-21-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By BeachBumSteve
It doesn't matter which one connects first. The...

It doesn't matter which one connects first. The problem still exists even if the other device is completely out of range.

But here's a new wrinkle! The problem device will go back on the extender...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-19-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By BeachBumSteve
VZW Network Extender problem

I use a VZW Network Extender at home due to our coverage. We have two 9650 devices that have always worked well when in range of the extender device. The two 9650s are set up identically except for...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-02-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,546
Posted By BeachBumSteve
The problem might not be a RIM or VZW issue. ...

The problem might not be a RIM or VZW issue. Qualcomm supplies the radio hardware! It would be nice if at least one of the three would acknowledge the issue and find a solution.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-02-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,546
Posted By BeachBumSteve
But it's not just 9650 users. Many 9630 users...

But it's not just 9650 users. Many 9630 users had the identical complaints when it was released last year. As with all issues, users tend to stop complaining after a period of time. Anecdotal...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-31-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,546
Posted By BeachBumSteve
With the identical problem in the 9630 (we had...

With the identical problem in the 9630 (we had two) and 9650 (we have two now), I think it's time to start considering this may be an issue with the radio module hardware/firmware rather than it...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-15-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,576
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Sounds like you mistakenly chose the corporate...

Sounds like you mistakenly chose the corporate mail option when you installed DM. Try reinstalling with the desktop sync option instead.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-13-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Tour 9630 or Bold 9650

Tour 9630 or Bold 9650
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-09-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,789
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Defender cases for both the 9630 and the 9650...

Defender cases for both the 9630 and the 9650 have the clear shield built into the front half of the case. Older models (83xx) depended on a vinyl skin that covered the screen and keyboard.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-08-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,789
Posted By BeachBumSteve
They already do! BlackBerry Bold 9650 Cases //...

They already do! BlackBerry Bold 9650 Cases // OtterBox.com (http://www.otterbox.com/blackberry-cases/blackberry-bold/blackberry-bold-9650-cases/)
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-07-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,765
Posted By BeachBumSteve
I received two units last week...one is...

I received two units last week...one is perfect...the other has a "soft" trackpad. I've been clicking on things unintentionally while scrolling around. Web fulfillment has a replacement reserved...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 05-03-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,587
Posted By BeachBumSteve
This kills VZW PTT! I tried using the PTT ALX &...

This kills VZW PTT! I tried using the PTT ALX & COD files from .591 but no joy.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 12-08-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,943
Posted By BeachBumSteve
BlackBerry Tour 9630 OEM LCD screen - 004/111/112...

BlackBerry Tour 9630 OEM LCD screen - 004/111/112 - Cellular Nationwide Network - Cellular (http://cnn.cn/shop/blackberry-tour-9630-screen-004111112-p-6512.html)
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-21-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,015
Posted By BeachBumSteve
PocketCal

For all former Palm platform users who loved Pimlico Software's DateBk. PimliCal looks to be the next generation of DateBk and may be ported to BlackBerry.

As a still registered DateBk user from my...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-20-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By BeachBumSteve
On the Tour, the exception is applied to the...

On the Tour, the exception is applied to the individual contact record.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 09-13-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,469
Posted By BeachBumSteve
You could go with the iGo charger from Radio...

You could go with the iGo charger from Radio Shack or other vendors. You buy a charger (mobile or AC) which comes with one free charge adapter tip. Then add any other adapter tips for other...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-06-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,644
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Part of the reason it's (negligibly) faster is...

Part of the reason it's (negligibly) faster is the way it downloads and stores header info. That's also why it's a memory hog and can't recover memory it has "leaked". You might also consider you...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-05-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,644
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Sorry...I don't understand why anyone would add...

Sorry...I don't understand why anyone would add an application, use valuable memory, suffer memory leaks, etc... just to read RSS feeds. Your browser is already there, already running, reasonably...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-05-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,644
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Google DOES do it with their reader. Use Google...

Google DOES do it with their reader. Use Google Reader on the PC/Mac and the mobile version of the site for the Berry... http://www.google.com/reader/m

Reader from either device keeps everything in...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 09-03-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,867
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Can you report if the build you're testing...

Can you report if the build you're testing resolves the signal issues with the phone? If you're not aware, there have been reports of low or wildly fluctuating signal strength resulting in dropped...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 09-02-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,016
Posted By BeachBumSteve
The simplest solution is a little program called...

The simplest solution is a little program called Autolock. Works with or without a password set and is configurable to suit your needs.

http://www.geekandproud.net/blackberry/autolock/autolock.jad
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-30-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By BeachBumSteve
But then he/she would need to add *82 to every...

But then he/she would need to add *82 to every stored contact.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-30-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,099
Posted By BeachBumSteve
It can be done...but it's a messy solution. With...

It can be done...but it's a messy solution. With Rim's DM and USB drivers installed, charging begins as soon as the device is connected. The solutions include killing the driver process in Task...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-30-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By BeachBumSteve
The code is *67. You can also store the code at...

The code is *67. You can also store the code at the start of any number in your contacts.

You might also experiment with storing *67 as a speed dial and see if you can continue dialing after...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Just go to advanced options/service book and...

Just go to advanced options/service book and delete the CICAL service books for the calendars you want to remove. Be advised, those will return each time you resend service books, so you may need to...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 08-23-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,539
Posted By BeachBumSteve
The link I had saved is no longer valid. Maybe I...

The link I had saved is no longer valid. Maybe I got dropped from the beta or my email addy got lost...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 08-23-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,539
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Was your update automatic? I didn't get it and I...

Was your update automatic? I didn't get it and I see no way to force an update.

Thanks.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-22-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Google Premier Apps v. Hosted Exchange

I haven't seen any discussion regarding small businesses/Independent Contractors switching to Google Premier Apps from hosted Exchange services. I'm aware Google Apps will not sync Outlook notes and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-18-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Bes
Views: 539
Posted By BeachBumSteve
http://www.blackberryforums.com/bes-admin-corner/1...

http://www.blackberryforums.com/bes-admin-corner/178381-goodbye-bps.html
Forum: Rumor Mill 08-18-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,144
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Can't happen soon enough...

Verizon Wireless releasing OS 4.7.1.42 for BlackBerry Tour soon? : Boy Genius Report (http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2009/08/18/verizon-wireless-releasing-os-47142-for-blackberry-tour-soon/)
Forum: BES Admin Corner 08-17-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,483
Posted By BeachBumSteve
No updates as far as I know. I suspect Rim will...

No updates as far as I know. I suspect Rim will wait until BES 5.0 is released, and hopefully it will have some sort of vertical licensing at some point.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 08-17-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Viigo has some great features, before committing...

Viigo has some great features, before committing to Viigo and it's huge memory hit, try Google Reader. It's browser based, you can administer your feeds from a PC, you can read your feeds on your...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-16-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Here's a typical local NEXRAD feed. ...

Here's a typical local NEXRAD feed. ...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 08-11-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,539
Posted By BeachBumSteve
The first needed change I see is an expansion of...

The first needed change I see is an expansion of the recurrence coding to include multiple recurrences within the same week. I know that sounds a bit confusing, but what I mean is the ability to...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-10-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By BeachBumSteve
The Defender model is supplied with a holster and...

The Defender model is supplied with a holster and belt clip.
See photos at BlackBerry Tour 9600 Defender Case // OtterBox.com...
Forum: BlackBerry Unite 07-28-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,707
Posted By BeachBumSteve
See my previous message on 4/27 ( a few messages...

See my previous message on 4/27 ( a few messages back). Haven't heard anything since though...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-25-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,379
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Page 4, item #10 of the nice little book in your...

Page 4, item #10 of the nice little book in your box.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-25-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By BeachBumSteve
You're welcome! You may want to report the...

You're welcome!

You may want to report the workaround to RIM, but leave the case open. I really don't think this is how it's supposed to work...but more likely another symptom of the bug you found....
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-24-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By BeachBumSteve
I did a little testing and found a workaround for...

I did a little testing and found a workaround for this issue. Edit the contact's alerts; change vibration to "custom"; change in/out of holster to "in and out".

Seems to restore the sound when in...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Both 9630s on my family account are having low...

Both 9630s on my family account are having low signal strength issues when compared to the two 8330s we were using. And most importantly, we are both experiencing a significant increase in dropped...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-19-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By BeachBumSteve
You are absolutely correct on the holstered...

You are absolutely correct on the holstered issue! That's been driving me nuts trying to figure out why. Glad to see a confirmation!!!

And yes, please share any response. Thanks.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-15-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Google Reader is another option. It's browser...

Google Reader is another option. It's browser based, so you can read with BlackBerry or PC...and Google keeps track of what has been marked as read. You'll need a Google account of course.

I gave...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-14-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,783
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Is your avatar the trolley at Glen Echo?

Is your avatar the trolley at Glen Echo?
Forum: BES Admin Corner 07-06-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,483
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Interesting statements from RIM: BlackBerry...

Interesting statements from RIM:

BlackBerry Professional Software Express - Free Blackberry Server !!...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-04-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By BeachBumSteve
The practical difference is $50 and two to four...

The practical difference is $50 and two to four months of waiting. You're eligible for "new every two" 24 months after initiation of a two year contract on a particular line. You're eligible for an...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-04-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Full retail is $489. Early upgrade is $199. New...

Full retail is $489. Early upgrade is $199. New every 2 upgrade is $149 (New every 2 receives a $50 additional discount on any phone).

Early upgrade is 10 months into a 1 year contract, 20 months...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-15-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,462
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Try...

Try...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 04-27-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,483
Posted By BeachBumSteve
The possible replacement: (Rumor) RIM to release...

The possible replacement:

(Rumor) RIM to release poweful BlackBerry colloboration software | BlackBerry Cool...
Forum: BlackBerry Unite 04-27-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,707
Posted By BeachBumSteve
Probably because of this: (Rumor) RIM to release...

Probably because of this:

(Rumor) RIM to release poweful BlackBerry colloboration software | BlackBerry Cool...
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