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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-19-2006, 12:44 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,264
Posted By shadowbox
Don't do anything drastic like deleting/changing...

Don't do anything drastic like deleting/changing your BB email addresses yet. RIM and the individual providers are probably working on the issue and may have a fix soon.

> what does a firewall have...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-26-2006, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,632
Posted By shadowbox
So yeah, no automatic clock adjustment except...

So yeah, no automatic clock adjustment except through the USB connection. I'm also curious why the system is designed like that.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-25-2006, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,632
Posted By shadowbox
> How often do you cable your Berry? every few...

> How often do you cable your Berry?

every few days, when i back it up.

> try testing if your Blackberry updates from the network

hmm i have a 7290, the handheld gives me the option to manually...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-25-2006, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,509
Posted By shadowbox
i use a cleaning cloth that came free with my...

i use a cleaning cloth that came free with my glasses. It's made of some material called microfiber i think and i have seen it for sale for cleaning camera lenses too. I wet the cloth thoroughly and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-24-2006, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,632
Posted By shadowbox
Hi Chris, the clock in the BB's is quite...

Hi Chris,

the clock in the BB's is quite accurate. Is it possible that the computer you USB-connect your BB to is not set to the exact time? If that computer's clock is out, the incorrect time will...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-28-2006, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By shadowbox
Could be a DNS problem. Those are not uncommon...

Could be a DNS problem. Those are not uncommon and always temporary. Usually it resolves itself withing a few minutes but in rare cases it can take several hours.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-29-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By shadowbox
Hi RiceKrispyCan, welcome to the forum. shadowbox

Hi RiceKrispyCan, welcome to the forum.

shadowbox
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-25-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By shadowbox
Poor quality construction, like cracks and...

Poor quality construction, like cracks and squeaks and dust behind the screen that scratches easily - sounds like a $5 toy - stops me from upgrading to the 8700 from my rock solid 7290. Last thing i...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-11-2006, 03:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,624
Posted By shadowbox
I don't think it was the launch of the 8700 that...

I don't think it was the launch of the 8700 that made Rogers stop the false and misleading advertizing. It was the increasing number of BB users voicing their objections to being so blantantly lied...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-08-2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 29,429
Posted By shadowbox
Hi lindmar, welcome to the forum; I am not aware...

Hi lindmar, welcome to the forum;
I am not aware of a way to monitor data usage. It'd have to be a provider supplied feature, and Rogers doesn't have that. Maybe somebody out there can confirm this....
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-06-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 29,429
Posted By shadowbox
Mark and many others in here have argued the...

Mark and many others in here have argued the point, that the 25MB limit is unrealisitc and please let us purchase extra bandwidth at a more reasonable price, very eloquently for well over a year with...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-05-2006, 05:46 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 29,429
Posted By shadowbox
They have been doing this a lot lately, handing...

They have been doing this a lot lately, handing out 3 months of real unlimited. Thta's all very well, but it just delays the day when they start raping you with overages. It may also be an indication...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-03-2006, 06:27 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 29,429
Posted By shadowbox
My $60 "unlimited" bill always came to around...

My $60 "unlimited" bill always came to around $300 per month. Eventually I just couldn't afford this anymore so I had to give up using the blackberry for the things i had bought it for, ssh and IM....
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-13-2005, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,191
Posted By shadowbox
Hi Shane I am logged into AIM and MSN with...

Hi Shane

I am logged into AIM and MSN with Verichat 24/7, using about 30MB a month for this application alone. This amount appears to be independent of how much chatting I actually do. Mark Rejhon...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-26-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,428
Posted By shadowbox
> Lmao I knew you'd say that

> Lmao

I knew you'd say that
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-26-2005, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,684
Posted By shadowbox
Yes there is, i seem to remember that you set a...

Yes there is, i seem to remember that you set a password first, unless you already have one set. Then intentionally type a wrong password 10 times. This will cause any information to be erased. For...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-26-2005, 03:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,428
Posted By shadowbox
The motive for flaming is psychological...

The motive for flaming is psychological manipulation, pure and simple, intended to making somebody else feel bad. It is not constructive, adds nothing to the discussion at hand, it makes for a bad...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-05-2005, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By shadowbox
clingpeach, what instant messaging program do you...

clingpeach, what instant messaging program do you use? If you are not sure, check on your blackberry under options/applications.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-14-2005, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By shadowbox
Mosped, welcome to the forum. There is nothing...

Mosped, welcome to the forum. There is nothing wrong with your original post, don't worry. Just disregard the negative remarks. The flamers are a small minority in here, don't let them deter you from...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-14-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By shadowbox
asc I totally agree with you. I have noticed that...

asc I totally agree with you. I have noticed that too, not just in regard to searching. I have seen newcomers getting chewed out in replies to their very first!! posts, for no good reason at all....
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-12-2005, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By shadowbox
Hi Natehudd, depending on what city you live in...

Hi Natehudd, depending on what city you live in you may have more than one wireless company to chose from. If that's the case, find out what the choices are (google is your friend ;) then ask in here...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-01-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,348
Posted By shadowbox
the new 8700 looks awesome, but if you have say a...

the new 8700 looks awesome, but if you have say a 7290 already and you are with Rogers, don't bother upgrading until Rogers changes their retarded bandwidth limit. The overages they charge will kill...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-01-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By shadowbox
baldwin explain what you are trying to do and...

baldwin explain what you are trying to do and why, like what is the problem? You might want to start a new thread so more people will read it. LIke a few lines below "General BlackBerry Discussion "...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-01-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By shadowbox
mocker, that maybe more than just a broken zero...

mocker, that maybe more than just a broken zero key. I'd go with dawg's suggestion unless Jeff or somebody else with experience in repairs is reasonably confident that replacing the keypad will fix...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-25-2005, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By shadowbox
rfciv, yeah I agree, the 7290 is great. I'm...

rfciv, yeah I agree, the 7290 is great. I'm totally hooked as well. I have trouble imagining how they can improve on the feel of its design, it's so solid and durable.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-23-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,374
Posted By shadowbox
> how to get a service book from a provider who...

> how to get a service book from a provider who doesn't sell BlackBerries?

Fido and Rogers merged a while ago. I'm assuming that the the Blackberry you bought would be supported by Rogers as well as...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-23-2005, 07:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,374
Posted By shadowbox
Dave, 5MB/month is very little. I have used more...

Dave, 5MB/month is very little. I have used more than that in one day, but keep in mind that my bandwidth usage (50 to 60MB/month) is at the high end of the typical blackberry user. Does Fido give...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-21-2005, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,374
Posted By shadowbox
Yup, reading these posts and seeing that all...

Yup, reading these posts and seeing that all carriers out there have correctly defined "unlimited data", all but Rogers that is, makes me realize how far behind the times Rogers is on this particular...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-20-2005, 03:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,497
Posted By shadowbox
I also use the cleaning cloth that you get when...

I also use the cleaning cloth that you get when you buy new eye glasses. I wet the cloth, then I carefully wipe the screen by applying the least amount of pressure, turning and folding the cloth...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-19-2005, 10:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,374
Posted By shadowbox
> Mine are around U$200 just for...

> Mine are around U$200 just for overages...

Correction, it is around U$200 per month for overages AND the regular monthly fee, sorry about that.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-19-2005, 09:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,374
Posted By shadowbox
Hi ShaneToronto, I use verichat for IM and...

Hi ShaneToronto, I use verichat for IM and idokorro as an ssh client (to keep an eye on a network I administer and to IRC), and both are on 24/7. I don't do any web browsing or downloading with the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-19-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,374
Posted By shadowbox
Mine are around U$200 just for overages. Luckily...

Mine are around U$200 just for overages. Luckily I'm unattached, so i don't have to hide the bill from anybody. My data limit is 25MB per month, and on average I use between 50 to 60MB. If my...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-18-2005, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By shadowbox
hmmm, the post i was referring to was removed. It...

hmmm, the post i was referring to was removed. It was not offensive, just a little immature, and aimed at a moderator, NJBlackBerry. So moderators just delete posts they don't like for personal...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-16-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By shadowbox
too bad this thread got killed, it started out...

too bad this thread got killed, it started out very promising.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-07-2005, 04:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,775
Posted By shadowbox
>There is one relatively new member of this forum...

>There is one relatively new member of this forum (August) who insists on answering >virtually every post with some stupid inane answer such as " I don't know the answer

Hey roofus, who says you...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-29-2005, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By shadowbox
Yes i agree, yahoo and gmail spamfilters are far...

Yes i agree, yahoo and gmail spamfilters are far better and i'm aware of it, but the point is, we all use a very high quality product in the BB, so why does RIM drop the ball by mating it with such a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-28-2005, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By shadowbox
BB Webclient Comment

Hi everybody

Just adding spamfilters to my webclient, again, a daily ritual. What amazes me over and over is how basic this application is and how poor its capabilities are. I receive important...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-24-2005, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By shadowbox
Then you don't, as I do daily, thumb along on...

Then you don't, as I do daily, thumb along on your BB, IM or IRC , while you walk in the city somewhere or at school or on the university campus, or while you ride a packed bus. Yes, many hardcore...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-23-2005, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By shadowbox
A wrist strap on a BB is enough to threaten your...

A wrist strap on a BB is enough to threaten your masculinity?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-23-2005, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By shadowbox
Hi antimatter Putty has now a mobile version of...

Hi antimatter

Putty has now a mobile version of its ssh/telnet client, which is free. I've been using idokorro's and it's great and very user friendly but you have to buy it. It's well worth it. I...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-22-2005, 02:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By shadowbox
This is why it boggles my mind that a BB that...

This is why it boggles my mind that a BB that costs several hundred dollars doesn't come with a wrist strap. $10 cameras do.

shadowbox
7290
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-20-2005, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 18,935
Posted By shadowbox
They don't see your PIN, just your IP, and they...

They don't see your PIN, just your IP, and they ban you based on it. My BB's IP has not changed in 6 months, but like dawg says, it depends on the carrier. You can't change your IP. Even if you...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-18-2005, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By shadowbox
RIM Electron (?) I hope it has...

Every time I thumb away on my 7290 while I walk along a sidewalk in the city or in the hallways of the university, or while I ride the bus, I wish the BB featured a bracket of some kind to which a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-17-2005, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By shadowbox
> But some things do irk me, most importantly the...

> But some things do irk me, most importantly the lack of TCP access

Bell still has no TCP/IP? That's mindboggling. They are seriously shortchanging their customers who bought a blackberry after...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-17-2005, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By shadowbox
Hi everybody, try the settings Mark...

Hi everybody, try the settings Mark suggests

http://www.blackberryforums.com/showthread.php?t=2185

So for Rogers: Go to Options->TCP
APN: internet.com
Username/password is blank

I hope this...
Forum: RIM Software 08-06-2005, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,620
Posted By shadowbox
craig did you get this sorted out? I don't know...

craig did you get this sorted out? I don't know what the error message means, and I'm sorry nobody else has been able to help either. Give us a few more details.
Forum: RIM Software 08-05-2005, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By shadowbox
BBMilliBankTall 6 point here too and i wish there...

BBMilliBankTall 6 point here too and i wish there was a 5 point option.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-08-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By shadowbox
overages, Rogers, good news

Hi all, just got my bill from Rogers, and man I am happy. My data usage was 56MB, 31MB over and above the 25MB included in my plan. For the 31MB overage they charged me only $39 (canadian) and not...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-25-2005, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,756
Posted By shadowbox
I have Idokorro MobileSSH and Verichat running...

I have Idokorro MobileSSH and Verichat running 24/7

shadowbox
BB 7290
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-09-2005, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,411
Posted By shadowbox
I do what katieraine does, Idokorro SSH to one of...

I do what katieraine does, Idokorro SSH to one of my servers, except then I use irssi instead of Bitc*X as the IRC client. No more "afk" and worrying that my network might have split. IRC and...
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