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Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-22-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,955
Posted By franzey
Wow, twice in a week, half day outages. To what...

Wow, twice in a week, half day outages. To what do we owe the pleasure? Perhaps RIM is clearing the network for Santa to communication with his elves. Obviously Santa uses 3G
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-17-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 20,104
Posted By franzey
Multiple BIS accounts still delayed by at least 4...

Multiple BIS accounts still delayed by at least 4 hours here in SW Ohio at 1819 EST. I also cannot send via BIS either.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-17-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 20,104
Posted By franzey
Email is starting to trickle in here as well at...

Email is starting to trickle in here as well at 1312 EST.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-17-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 20,104
Posted By franzey
That is pretty cool news! Now just to get those...

That is pretty cool news! Now just to get those OSs out and working properly.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-17-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 20,104
Posted By franzey
What facts did I get incorrect? I wasn't...

What facts did I get incorrect? I wasn't complaining about the outage. They happen. It's a fact of life. I was just talking about what uptime/downtime actually means. For example, Google offers 99.9%...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-17-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 20,104
Posted By franzey
I am not sure it is as ridiculously high as you...

I am not sure it is as ridiculously high as you might think. If they have 98% uptime (which I suspect they don't) they can only be down for 7 days total in a 365 day year. I am certain I've been...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 12-17-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 20,104
Posted By franzey
SW Ohio 12-17-09

Anyone having problems with Verizon BIS this morning?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-12-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By franzey
Two questions, OS 5 and Google Voice

1. Has anyone heard anything about when OS 5 will be officially released for the Tour? I am getting tired of releasing new devices before they are fully supporting the previous releases.

2. Does...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-30-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By franzey
Here is an update. I received an App Error 523...

Here is an update. I received an App Error 523 Reset message. It reset and still I cannot access it via DM.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-30-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By franzey
WEIRD: Tour locked and won't connect to DM

I have a Verizon Tour with original (latest verizon version) of the OS. No beta software installed. Everything was running fine and today at lunch, I received a text message which promptly rebooted...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-27-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 61,999
Posted By franzey
For some reason, the OTA download link is giving...

For some reason, the OTA download link is giving me a Download Failed: 907 Invalid COD error message.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-23-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,969
Posted By franzey
I have it installed with Windows 7 x64. I haven't...

I have it installed with Windows 7 x64. I haven't had any problems.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 10-19-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,645
Posted By franzey
Has anyone had to replace a green dot device? I...

Has anyone had to replace a green dot device? I have a green dot phone and in the past two days three separate people have complained I sound muffled. For a $500 phone, that is about the last thing I...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-13-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,338
Posted By franzey
Has anyone with a Tour on Verizon gotten this app...

Has anyone with a Tour on Verizon gotten this app to work with GPS?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-08-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By franzey
Hmmm, cool. Didn't know that. I just assumed,...

Hmmm, cool. Didn't know that. I just assumed, incorrectly, that it stayed locked onto the satellites all day long regardless of the applications running.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 10-08-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By franzey
Not to hijack the thread, but I have been using...

Not to hijack the thread, but I have been using GV for a while now and really love it. I just got a new device yesterday and I can't install the app anymore. it simply won't let me install GV for...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-08-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By franzey
Not off per se, just set it back to E911 instead...

Not off per se, just set it back to E911 instead of location on. I assumed having the location on set to enabled all day would drain the battery much faster than having it set to E911. Is this not...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-08-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By franzey
App to turn on GPS

Is there an app out there to turn on and off the GPS without having to navigate through multiple menus? This would be great for those of us that want to use the GPS periodically but want to turn it...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 10-07-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By franzey
Notification Profiles

I'm sorry if this has been asked before. I did search but couldn't find anything. Is it possible to modify one of the default profiles? I just got a Tour and was trying to set my profiles up like I...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 09-30-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By franzey
Anyone actually renew service through amazon? I...

Anyone actually renew service through amazon? I like their price on the tour.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 09-30-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By franzey
Any update on this? Did you go forward with...

Any update on this? Did you go forward with Amazon?
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 09-22-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,511
Posted By franzey
But still through their servers correct? BES does...

But still through their servers correct? BES does seem delayed though. At least 2-3 minutes. Usually it is almost instantaneous.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 09-22-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,511
Posted By franzey
Does BES go through a different network? My BES...

Does BES go through a different network? My BES emails are coming in just fine. None of my BIS accounts are though. Weird.
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 09-22-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,511
Posted By franzey
RIM Data outage 22 Sept 2009

I have no BIS in SW Ohio, since 11AM
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 09-09-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,035
Posted By franzey
Verizon BIS back up for me at 9:17PM EDT.

Verizon BIS back up for me at 9:17PM EDT.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 09-08-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By franzey
Did you complete this? I was thinking of...

Did you complete this? I was thinking of upgrading my phone through Amazon Wireless as well. It is by far, the best price for the Tour. However since they are new to the wireless game, I am wary....
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 09-05-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By franzey
The battery is original to the phone which I got...

The battery is original to the phone which I got when the Pearl 2 was released at Verizon. Probably just under 2 years or so. (I can't remember exactly when I got it).

There are no programs running...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 09-05-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By franzey
Battery Life Issues

All of the sudden, my battery life in my 8130 is TERRIBLE. I am talking maybe 50% in like 4 hours. I removed all applications and have rebooted the phone numerous times. Any idea why all of the...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-22-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By franzey
Bump to the top. What are you getting your tour's...

Bump to the top. What are you getting your tour's for?
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 08-13-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,743
Posted By franzey
Out in SW Ohio. Been up and down with 1x and 1X...

Out in SW Ohio. Been up and down with 1x and 1X (mostly down) for past 4 hours. Still at 1x now.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-09-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By franzey
What did you pay? Did you just do a 1 year...

What did you pay? Did you just do a 1 year renewal? I HATE 2 year contracts, but the device price is what would drive that decision. If I can save 200 bucks, I will save money on a pro-rated...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-09-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By franzey
Can you post a link to the rebate? I can't locate...

Can you post a link to the rebate? I can't locate any current rebate on this device.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-08-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By franzey
The 70 rebate is over as far as I know. The...

The 70 rebate is over as far as I know. The rebate ended several days ago. My guess is that you had a salesperson that didn't care and just dropped the price. Probably more of the exception than the...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-06-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By franzey
Do you have a flyer still that shows the $70...

Do you have a flyer still that shows the $70 rebate? I was told the price for the phone was $199 from vzw both in store on and the phone.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-04-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By franzey
That price is only for NEW contracts and not for...

That price is only for NEW contracts and not for existing verizon customers. (at least that is what I've been told by 4 different best buy's within 75 miles of my location).

If this link works, this...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-04-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By franzey
Are there any updates on what prices you paid? I...

Are there any updates on what prices you paid? I am seeing anywhere from 99 to 199. I am just curious what you are getting your tours for?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-04-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By franzey
Wait, where did you see the rebate? I have a...

Wait, where did you see the rebate? I have a feeling the rebate may be over and that is why I wasn't seeing the price you got.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-04-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By franzey
Hmmm, I will have to try that. When I asked (at...

Hmmm, I will have to try that. When I asked (at two separate Best Buy's). They said the price was 169 for a renew Neither would budge on the price.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-04-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By franzey
Was that with a NEW plan or a renewal? I asked...

Was that with a NEW plan or a renewal? I asked Best Buy if they would give the phone to me for 99 if I signed a 2 year contract (I am currently out of contract). They declined stating they aren't...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 09-22-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 36,467
Posted By franzey
Ok, so is it just me or do the images not...

Ok, so is it just me or do the images not automatically download even though I have that option enabled? When I open an email with images they sit as placeholders until I hit the menu button and say...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 09-20-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 36,467
Posted By franzey
Great thanks. I definitely think that is kind of...

Great thanks. I definitely think that is kind of a critical step that wasn't in the initial instructions. Kind of a bummer. I have two days of emails now and no way to integrate the 5 months of...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 09-19-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 36,467
Posted By franzey
Ok, so I followed the instructions above. I did...

Ok, so I followed the instructions above. I did receive an error at the very end of the process saying that the DM couldn't contact the device. The device seems to be updated and I have all my...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 08-12-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,043
Posted By franzey
Post Outlook Web Access (OWA) due dates not displaying correctly

If I create or modify a task on my Blackberry (using BES), the due date does NOT display in OWA. It does however show up correctly in the Outlook client. Has anyone else had this problem before? It...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-28-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By franzey
Well, after a 69 minute conversation with...

Well, after a 69 minute conversation with multiple Verizon reps and finally RIM they told me my BES isn't patched to where it needs to be.

This is the KB referencing my problem and what to do to fix...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-28-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By franzey
I just had them wipe the device and start over....

I just had them wipe the device and start over. Do you think it is a problem with my profile? If they delete the user and add the user again, won't all my settings and customizations be nuked?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-28-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By franzey
That is what I first thought, but others can do...

That is what I first thought, but others can do it without any problem. There aren't any IT policies preventing it. I've checked with BES admins. I even did a wipe and reactivation and still no love.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-28-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By franzey
Unhappy Send as Email issue

I've got an 8130 (on Verizon) with one BES account and three BIS accounts on it. When I take a picture and click on send as email, all three BIS accounts will allow me to send the email with picture...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-09-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 33,483
Posted By franzey
If anyone has ant invites left, I would certainly...

If anyone has ant invites left, I would certainly appreciate one. Thanks!!

matt at mattfranz dot com
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-14-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By franzey
"ut" nor "it" are in my custom wordlist. That is...

"ut" nor "it" are in my custom wordlist. That is one of the first places I checked. This is really weird. I've had problems with get=hey and vice versa, but never a non-word trumping a real word...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-14-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By franzey
Unhappy Suretype is driving me crazy...

:-o

Sorry if this has been asked and answered, but lately it seems that when I type the letters for the word "it" it ALWAYS enters the word "ut" is there somewhere I can check to remove or change...
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