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Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-25-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 47,462
Posted By wu-wei
Re: NEW FREE APP: TODO/SHOPPING LIST MAKER - MaraTick

I just did the same thing...the jad file will say it is installing 1.0.8, but if you go to the About screen inside the app, it shows as 1.1.5
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 08-28-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By wu-wei
There is no 4.x OS available for the...

There is no 4.x OS available for the 9700.

Threaded SMS is the only option available.

You'll get used to it. ;)
Forum: Beta You Than Me 08-02-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,018
Posted By wu-wei
I downloaded and shrank the OS (just 35.3 MB in...

I downloaded and shrank the OS (just 35.3 MB in 346 files, nice!) but haven't loaded it up yet, since I've been tinkering with various hybrids. Waiting to see what else I can drop in there before I...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-23-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,726
Posted By wu-wei
No worries. This has been a major frustration, as...

No worries. This has been a major frustration, as I mentioned, for a long time.

I lost sight of the possibility that a simple low-tech fix like this could work and trick the BIS interface into the...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-23-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,726
Posted By wu-wei
I can confirm that it does work as well. I edited...

I can confirm that it does work as well. I edited my earlier post, but here's what I had to do:

1. Delete the existing Gmail account that wasn't syncing.

2. Add a new account, but provide a...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-23-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,726
Posted By wu-wei
And sync of my deleted items is functioning...

And sync of my deleted items is functioning again.

Outstanding.

Today has officially become a good day.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-23-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,726
Posted By wu-wei
snhrph, that method used to work, but the latest...

snhrph, that method used to work, but the latest BIS interface that I'm seeing (T-Mobile USA) does not allow you to leave a blank password. If you enter a gmail address, a pop-up directs you to input...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-22-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,726
Posted By wu-wei
Ah, this old punching bag. I have been dealing...

Ah, this old punching bag. I have been dealing with the frustrations of Gmail sync issues for far too long.

It really wouldn't be so frustrating if things hadn't worked just fine (for me, anyway) at...
Forum: Media Center 07-19-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,044
Posted By wu-wei
Very cool tip - thanks!

Very cool tip - thanks!
Forum: Media Center 07-19-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,044
Posted By wu-wei
If you press and hold the Alt key then hit the...

If you press and hold the Alt key then hit the escape key (the back-looping arrow next to the end call key), then you'll experience the app switcher - one of the hidden gems of the BlackBerry...
Forum: Media Center 07-18-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,044
Posted By wu-wei
An easy solution for you is to not exit the media...

An easy solution for you is to not exit the media player with the escape key, just put it in the background with the end call key, then jump back in using the application switcher.

I don't know that...
Forum: Media Center 07-18-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,044
Posted By wu-wei
I like xplayer from shape services. Free unless...

I like xplayer from shape services. Free unless you are a podcast junkie. But I've sorted my problems with the native player, so I'm back to that instead.

Just curious, what struggles are you having?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-17-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By wu-wei
Any time I'm having trouble, I just go to Options...

Any time I'm having trouble, I just go to Options > Advanced Options > GPS, open the menu and select Refresh GPS.

I usually get a lock within 10 seconds.
Forum: Beta You Than Me 07-17-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,075
Posted By wu-wei
Is there something that makes you believe that...

Is there something that makes you believe that the GPS on the BlackBerry operates other than as you have already described?
Forum: OS 6 07-14-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,728
Posted By wu-wei
Wirelessly posted (8800) Let's look at the whole...

Wirelessly posted (8800)

Let's look at the whole picture. Hybrids including files from OS 6 are based on the same behavior that's being criticized here. Someone got hold of RIM's intellectual...
Forum: Social Networking 07-10-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,367
Posted By wu-wei
I don't install any IM apps - just BBM. I rely on...

I don't install any IM apps - just BBM. I rely on SMS, BBM, or good old email.

I have used BeeJive, and thought it was going in the right direction, but it seemed to consistently hammer my battery....
Forum: OS 6 07-10-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,728
Posted By wu-wei
2.3 is in beta. I've asked to be part of the beta...

2.3 is in beta. I've asked to be part of the beta group, but haven't heard back yet.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-10-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,407
Posted By wu-wei
The lock/standby 'issue' has been hotly debated...

The lock/standby 'issue' has been hotly debated in many threads here.

Basically, RIM changed things up a bit when it comes to the function of the lock key on the left shoulder of the device. If you...
Forum: OS 6 07-10-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,728
Posted By wu-wei
It's been leaked. Google reveals all.

It's been leaked. Google reveals all.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-09-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,931
Posted By wu-wei
I had an 8800 and an 8820 before my 9700. Trust...

I had an 8800 and an 8820 before my 9700. Trust me, relative to those models, the 9700's microSD card slot is infinitely more accessible.
Forum: OS 6 07-09-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,728
Posted By wu-wei
I've cobbled together a nice mix of WillyBoy 6.1...

I've cobbled together a nice mix of WillyBoy 6.1 and RB 2.2 - which is mostly based on 758 with a fair sprinkling of 5.2.0.9 and 6.0.0.31 files.

I'm definitely liking it. Smooth and stable, but I...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-01-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,662
Posted By wu-wei
Devices on GSM networks (T-Mobile, AT&T) already...

Devices on GSM networks (T-Mobile, AT&T) already do this. It's CDMA networks (Verizon, Sprint) that don't automatically send multiple messages where content exceeds 160 characters. At least, that's...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-30-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By wu-wei
Is there a jad file in there? If so, copy the...

Is there a jad file in there? If so, copy the folder to your SD card and navigate to the jad file on your device (I used to use the file explorer in Media, but now 5.0 has a separate Files app). It...
Forum: OS 6 06-25-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,728
Posted By wu-wei
Wirelessly posted (8800) This is really quite an...

Wirelessly posted (8800)

This is really quite an interesting hybrid: files from .732, .743, .758, and 6.0.0.31. I believe most of the browser files are from .732. The creator's thread references the...
Forum: OS 6 06-24-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,728
Posted By wu-wei
Spoken like a true marketing bot. How helpful. ;)

Spoken like a true marketing bot. How helpful. ;)
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-21-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,552
Posted By wu-wei
I fixed my issue with media files not playing....

I fixed my issue with media files not playing. Unfortunately I made several changes at once so I'm not sure which was the solution.

I removed the nabsync cod files (new since 680).

I added...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-15-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,552
Posted By wu-wei
And btw, I still can't open any audio or video...

And btw, I still can't open any audio or video files through media player. I do believe that the database that stores file associations has gone wonky. But hell if I know which database that is...I...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-15-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,552
Posted By wu-wei
Uh, dude....it's an official release. That there...

Uh, dude....it's an official release. That there is a RIM link, not RapidShare.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-11-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,552
Posted By wu-wei
Just another OS to me....no major improvements,...

Just another OS to me....no major improvements, but there never are any noticeable changes as far as battery life in the first few days. I'll check out reception performances tomorrow when I'm moving...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-11-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,552
Posted By wu-wei
Downloaded, cleaned up the java folder, getting...

Downloaded, cleaned up the java folder, getting ready to install.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-07-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,579
Posted By wu-wei
Use ABC Amber Blackberry Converter to export the...

Use ABC Amber Blackberry Converter to export the conversation from a backup file. You can save it as a plain text file, a csv, a pdf, etc.

It's a great tool if you've got 30,000 or so messages you...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-30-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,073
Posted By wu-wei
I tried replacing any medialoader related cod...

I tried replacing any medialoader related cod files I had removed - basically the sample video and sample wallpapers - and I still can't open mp3s or videos.

Interestingly, the App World icon did...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-27-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,073
Posted By wu-wei
Wirelessly posted (8800) Plug into a PC and...

Wirelessly posted (8800)



Plug into a PC and use mass storage mode.
Delte all .dat files in video and pic areas
disconnect phone and let it rebuild the list.

Mine took a while to rebuild.[/QUOTE]
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-27-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,073
Posted By wu-wei
Nope, no twitter clients at all. I've got a raft...

Nope, no twitter clients at all.

I've got a raft of third-party apps installed, and I haven't had any problems on .593. I found my older posts about the same problem - it was with .566.

You know, I...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-27-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,073
Posted By wu-wei
OK, I installed this OS overnight. Boot time is a...

OK, I installed this OS overnight. Boot time is a fraction of what it used to be.

However, I'm running into a problem playing media files. Every time I try to open any media file - audio or video -...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-27-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,073
Posted By wu-wei
Thanks for the confirmation. I was pretty sure...

Thanks for the confirmation.

I was pretty sure that option screen popped up during OS install, but like I said, it's been a while....
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-27-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,073
Posted By wu-wei
Can someone remind me whether I will have the...

Can someone remind me whether I will have the option of choosing which apps get reinstalled after the OS upgrades? I've done these a hundred times, but it's been a while and I can't recall whether...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 05-15-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 82,150
Posted By wu-wei
Hmmm...I guess there is a programmatic solution...

Hmmm...I guess there is a programmatic solution then. I haven't tinkered enough with the new plazmic stuff to figure whether it's possible to do this with a theme.
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 05-15-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 82,150
Posted By wu-wei
This is an OS limitation and can't be modified...

This is an OS limitation and can't be modified with a theme. Only the default calendar service events will show up as Today Plus items. You can certainly change the default calendar service in...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 05-15-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,240
Posted By wu-wei
You might consider changing settings to 2G only...

You might consider changing settings to 2G only in the Mobile Network Options...that can at least have some impact on the use/reliability of 3G. If you were getting decent signal with a 7250, then I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-05-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,541
Posted By wu-wei
I was pleasantly surprised to see a message I...

I was pleasantly surprised to see a message I sent via Gmail using Outlook on my desktop show up as sent item in my BlackBerry's message list.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-28-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,044
Posted By wu-wei
I get these occasionally, but I never even had...

I get these occasionally, but I never even had the patience to scroll through the event log.

I blame either SmrtGuard or BBSmart Alarms Pro because they're the only apps I have scheduled to do...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-26-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 32,768
Posted By wu-wei
My handheld is running 5.0.0.593, and has a...

My handheld is running 5.0.0.593, and has a password set on it.

When I press the K key, the handheld is password locked - and random keypresses will call the password entry dialog.

When I press the...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 04-19-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,172
Posted By wu-wei
+1 for GPSLogger. It does everything I need it...

+1 for GPSLogger. It does everything I need it to: tracks reliably, gives average speed, elevation changes for measuring mountain bike climbs, exports to Google Earth if I'm feeling really geeky. And...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-08-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By wu-wei
I've had similar issues with the MMS database not...

I've had similar issues with the MMS database not being restored. Since they're important to me, I take a separate backup in addition to the loader backup and, when the restore process fails to work...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-01-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,586
Posted By wu-wei
I'm wondering whether we could create a hybrid OS...

I'm wondering whether we could create a hybrid OS using the net_rim_bb_profiles_*.cod files from a 9000 OS install folder...that might just do the trick.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-28-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,044
Posted By wu-wei
Nope - limitation of Google Sync. It's in their...

Nope - limitation of Google Sync. It's in their help files or FAQs somewhere. you can only sync primary calendars. Anything else will only be a one-way sync, and I believe the BB merges them all...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 03-26-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,032
Posted By wu-wei
I found this morning that the media player...

I found this morning that the media player reported an "unable to load content" error when trying to play videos from my SD card. I'm likely going to roll back to 545.
Forum: Beta You Than Me 03-26-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,032
Posted By wu-wei
I was going to point out that it was actually...

I was going to point out that it was actually four questions...but you beat me to it... ;-)
Forum: Beta You Than Me 03-25-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,032
Posted By wu-wei
Wirelessly posted (8800) SMS seems goofy in this...

Wirelessly posted (8800)

SMS seems goofy in this build. As noted above, SMS shows on Today Plus themes no matter whether they're read or unread. All of mine are read/not new, but they still show on...
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