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Forum: Rumor Mill 05-21-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,554
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I heard that there is a "formal delay" on the VZW...

I heard that there is a "formal delay" on the VZW Bold as of last week. No details on what caused the delay and no ETA at this point.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-28-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I just checked, no GPS issues on VZW Tour or...

I just checked, no GPS issues on VZW Tour or Storm. Battery pull?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-27-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,350
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
VZW International Roaming...

VZW International Roaming (http://b2b.vzw.com/international/Roaming/rates_coverage.html)

Cruise Ship Coverage:

Roaming Rate: $2.49 per minute

Text Messaging Rates:
$0.50/address...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-24-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,746
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Yes, it's fine to leave it on the charger, even...

Yes, it's fine to leave it on the charger, even after the battery shows fully charged.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-24-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,746
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
By using the charging pod, there is the...

By using the charging pod, there is the convenience of just placing it in the pod without having to fumble with the cable to plug it in. You are also better able to view the screen when using the...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-23-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Yes, it's also the same with the Storm.

Yes, it's also the same with the Storm.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-22-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Agreed, I tried AmazeGPS for a while but did not...

Agreed, I tried AmazeGPS for a while but did not care for the ads. I have yet to find anything better than VZNav or Telenav. They are the only GPS apps that I would ever choose to use.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-21-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I'm on OS 4.7.0.151 and in landscape with the...

I'm on OS 4.7.0.151 and in landscape with the full keyboard displayed, the letters on the keyboard have a slight italicized look to them. Is that what you mean?
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-21-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
If I push hard enough, the silver colored bezel...

If I push hard enough, the silver colored bezel on my Storm does flex in the same manner you described. I don't really see this as a problem since the bezel is made of plastic. The squeaking...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Any time, looking forward to hearing back on this.

Any time, looking forward to hearing back on this.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Yes, those are 3rd party applications. Poynt may...

Yes, those are 3rd party applications. Poynt may be the culprit and as mentioned, would cause higher battery drain due to constant GPS usage.

Also - Pressing the Escape key to close an application...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-21-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
The option to repeat audible alerts is not...

The option to repeat audible alerts is not available in OS 4.7x. It was removed some time ago. There is a possibility that RIM may change this in the future but until then, BBAlerts would be the way...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-21-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Welcome to BBF Jason (Stormtrooper...

Welcome to BBF Jason (Stormtrooper TK9530),

Another question would be what 3rd party apps do you have installed? I would agree with upgrading to .151, just be sure to back up your data first.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I have also seen some lag on the Tour but I can...

I have also seen some lag on the Tour but I can attribute it to content protection being enabled. On non-content protected devices, I haven't seen a lot of lag unless someone has a bunch of 3rd...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,359
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Did you finally get your Tour replaced?

Did you finally get your Tour replaced?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I haven't used it in awhile but have you looked...

I haven't used it in awhile but have you looked at KeePass? (http://www.keepass.info)
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Hi Tboltram, glad to see you are still kicking. ...

Hi Tboltram, glad to see you are still kicking. Hope things settle down for you soon.

I've tested other BB models with Sync but not the Tour. (no access to a Ford w/Sync) I just checked the Sync...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Yes, there are free programs out there but it...

Yes, there are free programs out there but it boils down to personal preference. I prefer the turn-by-turn voice directions and other features offered in VZNav. I haven't found a free program that...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-21-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Other than 3rd part apps, it could also be an...

Other than 3rd part apps, it could also be an SMS/MMS message.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-20-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Any time. I've used grip tape on many tools and...

Any time. I've used grip tape on many tools and it works well for me. They make grip tape in a bunch of different colors but I stick to black, white and clear.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-20-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,420
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I'm a fan of dessicant (aka silica gel) packs in...

I'm a fan of dessicant (aka silica gel) packs in a ziplock bag. They look like this (http://www.silicagelpackets.com/clay-desiccant-packets) and can be found in certain sporting goods stores,...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-20-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Someone else had the same problem with their iPod...

Someone else had the same problem with their iPod a couple of years ago. They came up with an interesting solution:

Make your iPod Touch Slip-free...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-20-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
He was probably after your media files... You...

He was probably after your media files... You formatted the memory card too, right?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-20-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I have noticed on the Storm and Tour that the...

I have noticed on the Storm and Tour that the number of bars do not correctly coincide with the dbm signal in Status. Sometimes with no bars showing, Status shows -91 dbm.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-20-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,793
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Not what you want to hear but Documents To Go...

Not what you want to hear but Documents To Go will need to be reinstalled on a PC using DM and the full OS install here: ...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-20-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
My Tour is slightly warm during charging or heavy...

My Tour is slightly warm during charging or heavy use. Definitely no where near hot to the touch. My Storm gets warmer than the Tour.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-20-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
No reception issues here either and voice quality...

No reception issues here either and voice quality seems better to me.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-20-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Nope didn't read it wrong, I am agreeing with...

Nope didn't read it wrong, I am agreeing with you. ;-)

I am using both the Storm and Tour and have OEM cases for both. Although they do fit, as you said, the magnets don't align to enable power...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-18-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Same here. The Tour and Storm cases don't appear...

Same here. The Tour and Storm cases don't appear to be interchangeable between devices.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-17-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,802
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Thanks for taking the time and effort of posting...

Thanks for taking the time and effort of posting this DC-WiFi. While I do agree that RIM should continue to look at their QC, I can also appreciate the innovative thinking to fix things ourselves. ...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-17-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,700
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Hi Randrgirls, welcome to the Forum. -Can you...

Hi Randrgirls, welcome to the Forum.

-Can you please post your settings in detail used in both your custom and normal profiles?
-Do you have any Contact Alerts set up?
-Are you on BIS or BES?
-Do...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-17-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,497
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Check this setting: Open...

Check this setting:

Open Calendar>Options>General Options>Scroll to Actions>Check the "Keep Appointments" field - set it to "Forever".
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-17-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Welcome to BBF tjones. If you haven't already...

Welcome to BBF tjones. If you haven't already done so, you should skim through BlackberryFAQ (http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/BlackBerry_FAQ) to familiarize yourself with the Blackberry...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-16-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Many gov't procurement departments have rules...

Many gov't procurement departments have rules they must follow, no phones with cameras or external data devices for example. Depending on your sector and/or your security clearance, your device may...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-16-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
If it is spelled out in your HR manual then you...

If it is spelled out in your HR manual then you shouldn't do it.

I recall sitting in a meeting where we were reviewing our IT policy and how company e-mail should only be on company-issued devices...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-16-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,134
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Yes. It's a much better charging solution than...

Yes. It's a much better charging solution than the Storm's cradle, which uses the micro-usb port.
Forum: GPS & Mapping 07-16-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,299
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Telenav is a GPS service that offers true...

Telenav is a GPS service that offers true turn-by-turn voice directions very much like the dashboard GPS systems. The downside is the cost is $9.99 per month but with no contract obligation. There...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 07-16-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Post Israeli Navy in Suez Canal prepares for potential attack on Iran

Link to Story in The Times (http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6715412.ece)


From The Times July 16, 2009

Two Israeli missile class warships have sailed through the Suez...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-16-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,134
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
The RIM charging cradle is not yet available. ...

The RIM charging cradle is not yet available. The Storm cradle took a few weeks before it was released so the Tour cradle will most likely follow.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-16-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,608
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I enjoy my Storm and am quite happy with it. ...

I enjoy my Storm and am quite happy with it. Especially with the newer OS revisions. The large screen is fantastic and I appreciate not having to use a pointer or trackball to surf or scroll...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-16-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Yes I know, but at least you can do a return or...

Yes I know, but at least you can do a return or exchange within the 3 day or 30 day window.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-16-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Compressed air and/or alcohol swap. Worst case...

Compressed air and/or alcohol swap. Worst case I'm sure you could get a new one. ;-)
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-16-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Be careful with what you wish for....RIM may here...

Be careful with what you wish for....RIM may here you.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 07-16-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Use Desktop Manager to make a full backup of the...

Use Desktop Manager to make a full backup of the Bold. That way you can selectively restore whatever data you need to. If you have an IT Policy in place on your BES, you should communicate what...
Forum: Rumor Mill 07-16-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,781
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
I agree. Although the Storm 2 and a couple of...

I agree. Although the Storm 2 and a couple of other devices are in the labs of certain carriers, my guess is you won't see the it until at least Christmas. Just like the OS on the current 95xx, it...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-16-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,700
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Regarding the preloaded Loud, Medium and Silent...

Regarding the preloaded Loud, Medium and Silent profiles, yes they do change the volume level of your existing audible alert settings in the Normal profile. They do not impact your vibrate...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-15-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,706
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Best one I've used: Motorola EMU / MU Adapter...

Best one I've used:
Motorola EMU / MU Adapter (micro USB adapter)
...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-15-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,700
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
"Vibrate Only" overrides your "Normal" profile...

"Vibrate Only" overrides your "Normal" profile settings. I replicated your settings and mine does the same thing.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-15-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,700
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
(y);-)

(y);-)
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-15-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,960
Posted By 2 Samuel 22
Extend Battery Life - User Guide

Try performing the following actions:

• Set your BlackBerry® device to turn on and turn off automatically.
• Charge your device regularly.
• Keep your battery connections clean. Every few months,...
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