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Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-04-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,994
Posted By jimn367
Re: BB Playbook still ok to buy?

If you want a more open Android alternative than a Kindle Fire at an affordable price point, from a reputale manufacturer, check out the Lenovo A1.

They're discounted to $249, 16G mass memory, 7"...
Forum: Rumor Mill 11-15-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,733
Posted By jimn367
Re: PlayBook being discontinued, Media Players on the horizon

The "Playbook" should be a $29 app store app for my ipad/Galaxy tab that will let me perform the only unique function the PB can do - the bridge. Everything else is spending a ton of money to be a...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-01-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,538
Posted By jimn367
Re: RIM Outlines What Android App Features Won’t Work on the PlayBook

We've gotten way off topic on this thread - getting back to point. The PB needs Android apps now in order to be able to utilize another OS's content delivery stream. We'll see if February is too...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-01-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,538
Posted By jimn367
Re: RIM Outlines What Android App Features Won’t Work on the PlayBook

Dell Streak gets DISA approval, Androids look to Pentagon invasion -- Engadget (http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/31/dell-streak-gets-disa-approval-androids-look-to-pentagon-invasi/)

it's only a [very...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 10-04-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,538
Posted By jimn367
Re: RIM Outlines What Android App Features Won’t Work on the PlayBook

It is a mistaken assumption I see on this board time and time again that there are not secure solutions available for iOS.

There are. They hobble the iOS devices (for example you cannot use editing...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 10-03-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,538
Posted By jimn367
Re: RIM Outlines What Android App Features Won’t Work on the PlayBook

I think you missed my point a bit. Price points by competing products set expectations. Once again, [IMO] the PB is not going to sell on spec sheet attributes.

My point was that RIM needs to get...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 10-03-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,538
Posted By jimn367
Re: RIM Outlines What Android App Features Won’t Work on the PlayBook

There is some legitimacy to the discussion of what will define a "good price" for a Playbook.

I believe HP saw the Kindle Fire and ipad writing on the wall and just decided the didn't have any...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-04-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By jimn367
Re: Did you return it?

Appreciate the comments,
When I VPN, etc I just use my laptop. I usually bring it anyway.

Does anyone know if there is a VGA adapter that lets you drive a projector with the playbook? The ipad...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-04-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,276
Posted By jimn367
Re: Playbook WILL support Android Apps!

Just saw the video on Crackberry - looks like the Android apps will integrate in a seamless manner to the user. Nice! Integration worth waiting for
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-04-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,298
Posted By jimn367
Re: Did you return it?

Well I have an ipad for work purposes so I have some experience with that platform. I have little to no experience with an Android tablet.

I did get some [limited] quality time with a Playbook, but...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-31-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,276
Posted By jimn367
Re: Playbook WILL support Android Apps!

Thanks,
I think what I was trying to get at was how those emulation layers will be implemented. i.e. will they be transparent to the user. I used the PalmOS emulator example on purpose. The POS...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-31-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,069
Posted By jimn367
Re: Will the Bluetooth bridge support 4G

Check out this post in another thread

http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-playbook-discussion/246700-deal-breaker-internet-connection-not-2.html

The mod references a really good crackberry...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-30-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,483
Posted By jimn367
Re: BlackBerry PlayBook is ‘dead on arrival’, analyst claims.

I agree and this feature has me salivating. As soon as I confirm that in my company I can use the bridge with my Bold [and be policy compliant] I am there.

So why instead of people screaming "yeah...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-30-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,483
Posted By jimn367
Re: BlackBerry PlayBook is ‘dead on arrival’, analyst claims.

But
Isn't it just a little sad that you had to say allegedly?

Isn't it concerning that developers are posting frustration at a lack of development environment while pre-orders are being taken?...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-24-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,276
Posted By jimn367
Re: Playbook WILL support Android Apps!

Now that is a huge discriminator! Nice to have reality match up to rumor for once.

...if it isn't some hokey emulator shell (like running PalmOS emulator)
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-22-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,400
Posted By jimn367
Re: RIM Playbook Launches April 19th

Thanks!

Not trying to avoid anything per se, it's just my company won't do customizations for individuals. For example we could (or can) not get BT keyboards because, it is my understanding, for...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-22-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,400
Posted By jimn367
Re: RIM Playbook Launches April 19th

so can you give any impressions on the features based on your hands-on time?

Can I buy one and use the bridge without BES policy mods?

Can it really run Android apps out of the box?
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-09-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,715
Posted By jimn367
Re: Getting the playbook mid February!

Sooo....
1) Did you get the Palybooks in mid Feb
2) Given that you probably signed an NDA, is there any impressions you can share like
"Yippeeee!"
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-14-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,483
Posted By jimn367
Re: BlackBerry PlayBook is ‘dead on arrival’, analyst claims.

But let's not lose sight of the fact that the Playbook does indeed have a big hill to climb. The ipad has a huge lead with ipad2 knocking on the door. Google is absolutely flooding the market with...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-25-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 26,202
Posted By jimn367
Re: Sirius / XM for Blackberry Torch

I have a stupid question, can you just listen through the browser? Is there a player compatible with windows media player?
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-23-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Bbm
Views: 1,663
Posted By jimn367
Re: Bbm

Unless you are willing to do some mod work to get the Android marketplace on a device, or you are willing to 'root' a device and get a new version of Android and the market place on a device, you...
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,670
Posted By jimn367
Re: Has anyone heard if....

Here is what I was thinking of:
RIM patents a QWERTY slider, HTC lawyers perk up their ears -- Engadget...
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-21-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,670
Posted By jimn367
Re: Has anyone heard if....

I sen to recall engadget having a post about a RIM patent concerning a sideways keyboard over a year ago. It could have been before the Storm even came out. Nothing ever materialized.
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-14-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By jimn367
Re: No native email and calendar apps on Playbook?

If using the Playbook requires ANY policy modifications for an individual by the IT department this thing is dead coming out of the gate. Many large corporation IT departments flat out do not make...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-12-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By jimn367
Re: No native email and calendar apps on Playbook?

That's the issue I still can't resolve, that will have a huge impact on the success of this device. My IT department will not change BES settings to allow additional devices. It is the reason I...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-11-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By jimn367
Re: No native email and calendar apps on Playbook?

Not entirely true. According to the video interviews posted on Engadget there are 3rd party e-mail clients, like gmail. In addition, there are e-mail, PIM and Calender apps coming, but at launch...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-07-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By jimn367
Re: RIM Will launch 4G Playbook this summer!

My major question regarding the success of the playbook is the following: will an individual be able to buy a personal playbook and pair it with a corporate BES asset without requiring additional...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-14-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,291
Posted By jimn367
Re: Post meaning drivel meant solely to get your post count up here

Sorry meant to type meaningless. Couldn't seem to be able to edit thread title...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-14-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,291
Posted By jimn367
Post meaningless drivel meant solely to get your post count up here

Don't clog all of the threads with trash

nuff said
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-14-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 28,066
Posted By jimn367
Re: Win a BlackBerry Playbook! Celebrate 2011 with BlackBerryForums.com!

For the Blackberry related:
I am looking forward to upgrading from my tour with trackball that is almost completely non-functional, but I keep holding on for that Storm follow-on or Torch-like...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-03-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,800
Posted By jimn367
Re: Playbook in the wild

Four or Five months ago, heck even two months ago, I would have been pretty confident that the playbook would be a failure. That is because my judgements would have been based upon seeing products...
Forum: Rumor Mill 12-01-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,205
Posted By jimn367
Re: Blackberry Empathy

Yeah, but it won't show up on Radar [my bad joke for the day]

Found it funny it was named Prie
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-22-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,713
Posted By jimn367
MobileCity already has playbook up for Pre-Order

Jumping the gun just a bit??

Here's the Link...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-19-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 74
Attention: Poll: Will you purchase one?
Views: 17,231
Posted By jimn367
Re: Will you purchase one?

I guess I really don't understand the embedded 3G/4G in the system. Why do I want to tie my coimputing device to a particular network, and why do I want to pay a per device connection fee to the...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-19-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 74
Attention: Poll: Will you purchase one?
Views: 17,231
Posted By jimn367
Re: Will you purchase one?

Depends on what capabilities the system will have. I really like the size. Contrary to Mr Jobs rant - I think the 7" size of the Galaxy tab and playbook will be about right.
How is media going to...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-03-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,179
Posted By jimn367
There is a leaked Best Buy ad for next week...

There is a leaked Best Buy ad for next week floating around showing WiFi only Galaxy Tab for $499. It should have 32GB memory and room for a 32GB expansion card.

Undercuts 32G WiFi only iPad by...
Forum: Rumor Mill 11-02-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,271
Posted By jimn367
To be honest I could care about LTE right now. I...

To be honest I could care about LTE right now. I just want another option than Tour2 or Storm2 (which I think does not have enough memory for OS6)

Whatever I get I am stuck with for 2 years

Help...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-02-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,625
Posted By jimn367
The torch is definately a polarizing device. I...

The torch is definately a polarizing device. I have a tour that needs replaced and I would prefer to stay with Verizon, but I do not want a Tour2 if I can avoid it. I also don't want to get onto...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 10-26-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,484
Posted By jimn367
Yeah I get the prosumer label thing... My point...

Yeah I get the prosumer label thing...

My point was that the features being touted are consumer features: e-book, Adobe flash (they keep showing youtube), media, web browser, and oh yeah a secure...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 10-25-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,484
Posted By jimn367
I am assuming you are referring to the Avala...

I am assuming you are referring to the Avala Flare as the device. Really kinda Apples and Oranges comparison, unless the playbook being sold as a prosumer device is a great head fake. The Aura...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-12-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 26,202
Posted By jimn367
I think some of the Sirius XM apps were not...

I think some of the Sirius XM apps were not officially sanctioned and the developer got a cease and decist. There was also an iphone app.

There is a way using Orb(?) that requires a PC at home...
Forum: Rumor Mill 10-08-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,271
Posted By jimn367
Well for the very, very little that it is worth. ...

Well for the very, very little that it is worth. I was talking with a Verizon rep the other day in the plant, and he stated that there will be a torch-like slider coming out on Verizon before the...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 10-06-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,826
Posted By jimn367
I agree, but I cannot work out in my mind how I...

I agree, but I cannot work out in my mind how I will be able to buy a tablet that I own and have it be a productive tool that will sync with my BES tied Blackberry. I cannot see a policy where I...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 10-05-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,826
Posted By jimn367
I'd be willing to bet that most android phone...

I'd be willing to bet that most android phone owners have an ipod or zune for personal entertainment. This device only makes sense to me if I get to leave something else at home. I think the new...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 10-05-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,826
Posted By jimn367
I think the Playbook is a 'tweener' device that...

I think the Playbook is a 'tweener' device that will struggle in the market place unless it has seamless itunes integration. Is it a work device or a personal device?

If it is my device then I...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 09-13-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,235
Posted By jimn367
Perhaps they are more interested in the sync...

Perhaps they are more interested in the sync technology?
Forum: Rumor Mill 08-26-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,895
Posted By jimn367
You're probably right. Shouldn't have had the...

You're probably right. Shouldn't have had the Venti Starbucks this morning! :)
Forum: Rumor Mill 08-26-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,895
Posted By jimn367
I personally think it's dumb. RIM is pulling a...

I personally think it's dumb. RIM is pulling a Palm here. They are spending way, way, way too much money on products with some minor differentiation to market 'segments'. At first there was a Palm...
Forum: Rumor Mill 08-23-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,485
Posted By jimn367
To me the problem with RIM is the too many...

To me the problem with RIM is the too many [minor] different choices on different carriers. I can see having a couple of form factors (keyboard, no keyboard) to accomodate differeing tastes, but...
Forum: Rumor Mill 08-11-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,485
Posted By jimn367
Wordstar is dead? What? Great , now I'll have...

Wordstar is dead? What?

Great , now I'll have to update my Harvard Graphics presentation and my Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheets! ;)
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