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Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-09-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,633
Posted By steakman
Re: Initial Impressions - first 12 hours

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Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-08-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,688
Posted By steakman
Re: What Apps Are You Desperately Missing on The Z10?

Here is my List. I am a business user on BIS.

WHATSAPP...without bugs that put pictures from 1 profile onto another (latest version from last night...still screwed up). Along with the ability on...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-07-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,633
Posted By steakman
Re: Initial Impressions - first 12 hours

I guess another thing I find is the difference in sensitivity by various apps...is that normal.?? I go on Facebook and its quite nice to not have to wait for the pics to load..but my the lord it is...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-07-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,633
Posted By steakman
Re: Initial Impressions - first 12 hours

That is correct. To turn off the unit you hold the top button. A countdown ensues from 3 down and off it is...completely. Now I tried the bedside mode..but still unsure how that is supposed to...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-06-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,633
Posted By steakman
Re: Initial Impressions - first 12 hours

I will add to first impressions: Just got mine this past weekend.

Machine issues. (At least for me).

1. On every earlier model (been here since the 8830 World Model), I could hold the alt key...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 04-29-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,913
Posted By steakman
Re: Waiting For The Q10

Lets face it. for the most part I like the fact that RIM continues to cater to the business crowd....Its WHAT they do. I am not in a BB for games...got a Wi and PS3 for that stuff., and if mobile,...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 03-31-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,929
Posted By steakman
Re: I tried. Really, I tried.

that sucks Nj. When we show up for an appointment, its hells bells if we're ten min late...for companies, one would think first impressions matter. Not so these days eh.?

I keep coming back to this...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-07-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,514
Posted By steakman
Re: BB10 - PB - contacts on my BB9900

Yea..I heard the same thing. I'd also hope the latest Z10 OS update will fix the font sizing issue...and by the time the BB10 OS comes to playbook...all will sync seamlessly and finally allow me to...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-19-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,317
Posted By steakman
Re: bb10 browser - force larger text size?

With P***Poor eyesight, it is a deal breaker for me as well. I will stick with my 9900 for now. Almost seems like they didn't really think it was going to be us 40, 50, 60+ types that would be...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-19-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,929
Posted By steakman
Re: I tried. Really, I tried.

I do agree with these sentiments and cannot believe that one is unable to change font size on this phone.?? I can easily do this on my 9900 (mind you, I still wear readers to do so).. As for battery...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-05-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,572
Posted By steakman
Re: BB10 and Exchange 2012

Knotty..how about posting your first impressions on the Z10..??

I'm still sitting on the fence on this phone..would like to hear your thoughts.
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-05-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,929
Posted By steakman
Re: I tried. Really, I tried.

Looks like I'll be keeping my 9900 for a while...but it sure is tempting to give the Z10 a go.!

Lets hope BB works some of those kinks out - SOON. I too would love to be able to change the font...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 02-05-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,684
Posted By steakman
Re: Appears that a regular data plan will work

Is data use really going to go up.? for those of us that use these phones as a business tool...i can't see it. For those that are switching from iwhatever, then yea, i could surely see that...or am I...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-29-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,848
Posted By steakman
Re: BB 9900 poor battery life

10 hours and only 20% left.?? wow. I get an easy two days out of mine, use it plenty mostly e-mail the odd phone call, lots of bbm, whatsapp and SMS..pics and sending a few of them as well. I too...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-29-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,514
Posted By steakman
BB10 - PB - contacts on my BB9900

One of the things that truly got me a tad peaved with my PB was that I was unable to "sync" my contacts from my Bold9900 to my PB.

I truly hope that with the advent of the BB10 running QNX, we...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-05-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,887
Posted By steakman
Re: new playbook

I have never had an iPad...and my PB is the first tablet in the home. I find it somewhat easy to use and the HDMI capability is awesome...also, being able to use it with my 9900 & VM605 to get full...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-04-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,246
Posted By steakman
Re: Interesting capability...

I might have this "jury" rigged...but I can tell ya, when working on a job that requires one at times to sit for hours on end...having the ability to play movies and get theatre quality sound is just...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-17-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,057
Posted By steakman
Re: Dubbing Video to Playbook: Is It Possbile?

could you not just record it..and save to a thumb drive and then transfer to your PB..??
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-17-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,908
Posted By steakman
Re: First time Sideloading

Dont want to turn this into a review of PB sideloaded apps...but let it be known that there is no way to "return to previous page" (back button), or return to contacts on the current whats app. At...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-17-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,246
Posted By steakman
Thumbs up Interesting capability...

There are times when I sit in my truck for a number of hours at a time...Doing a Hi Pressure Hydro-Test is a good example..up to 10-12 hours spent on site....SO, it behooves one to remain...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-16-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,908
Posted By steakman
First time Sideloading

The process worked well:

Managed to get Skype (useless without video.!)..just another chat.

As for WhatsApp..it too is kind of useless if you already have it on your phone as one can only have...
Forum: Rumor Mill 07-24-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,820
Posted By steakman
Re: QNX powered devices

All I can say as a loyal business user for the past 7 years (family of 4 incl), what I have read here makes me sad...very very sad. If as you guys say, the the new BB's will be no different from any...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-31-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,305
Posted By steakman
Re: Tethering will not connect to samsung Phone

ah yes...the entitled strike again. God help us all in the ensuing years to come....its gonna be fun eh.?

Etcha sketch..(Hilarious.!)

Theo
Forum: General 9300 Series Discussion - Curve 3G 11-26-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,441
Posted By steakman
LCD replacement questions: 9300

Im looking at pruchasing a new lcd screen from a seller in NB. $15.00 delivered. It notes on the auction, For Curve 9300 model #'s 004/005..??

Can anyone tell me what those numbers mean, where...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-09-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By steakman
Messenger Issue: DL'd/Installed - cant find

OK:

Have daughters 9780 in for repair. I did a full back up on the 9780 and loaded said backup onto a spare and working fine BOLD 9000.

I could not find BBM icon anywhere on home screen or in DL...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-25-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,524
Posted By steakman
Re: Blackberry 9900 case

So far no issues with the oem one either...thing stays in my truck when im in a meeting anyway...but the otter box is out already eh.? hmm

Stk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-25-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By steakman
Re: DL'd Apps not showing up on screen

No I did not...and yes they are all there. I shoulda thought of that...but as I rarely DL anything to my phone..its a hidden icon.

Thanks..!!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-25-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By steakman
Re: DL'd Apps not showing up on screen

These are the apps:

WeatherEye Network
QR code Scanner Pro
Drive Safely
Blackberry Travel
Flashlight (Jared)

yep, they wee free and seemed at first glance to be potentially usefull..if not out they...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-25-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By steakman
DL'd Apps not showing up on screen

I just downloaded a cpl of apps from BBAppWorld. I had my BB connected to my laptop and downloaded through BBApp World.

For some reason their associated icons do not show up on my main screen yet...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-06-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,620
Posted By steakman
Re: BIS problem

...and 3 weeks later we do not know whether your advice was applicable and worked (which I suspect it did), then if so, it bugs me that people would not take the time to come back and say thank...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-06-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 96,833
Posted By steakman
Re: Bold Tips - Final Version Posted

..been trying to figure that out for 2 yrs.! nice. but note that it works mostly with the vowels...not all the letters..at least on my 9000.

I too have issues with trying to open the tip links as...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 05-12-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,407
Posted By steakman
Re: Bold 900 will not send e-mail Reply's

Telus Website was no help. Looked on RIMS site and found this:

In the email setup application (on your device) (you iwll need to go to the initial e-mail set-up), on the Email Accounts screen, press...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 05-10-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,407
Posted By steakman
Re: Bold 900 will not send e-mail Reply's

OK...so how do we go about "resending" said service books.??

Thank you,

Stk
Forum: BlackBerry Help 05-09-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,407
Posted By steakman
Re: Bold 900 will not send e-mail Reply's

It is only when I wish to reply to an existing recent e-mail. Started as soon as I upgraded to the newer version.


CMIME
Well at first I thought it was missing. Then I see it in (Service Books), in...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 05-09-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,407
Posted By steakman
Bold 900 will not send e-mail Reply's

I recently resurrected my Bold 9000 from the "4 blinking LED" syndrome. To do so I ended up upgrading my OS to v5.0.0.900 (bundle 1626 Platform 5.2.0.89)

When I get an e-mail that I wish to reply...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-05-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 135,525
Posted By steakman
Re: Phone won't turn on, flashing red light sequence, PC won't detect it

Ok...so what I did notice is this..Issues since downloading the software version: v5.0.0.900

Cannot send an e-mail reply (Gmail on BIS)

Now why the hell would that be..?? Anyone.?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-03-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 135,525
Posted By steakman
Re: Phone won't turn on, flashing red light sequence, PC won't detect it

Well...its been 4 months since we cannibalized 3 9000's to get two good ones, and today i get the 4 blinking red LED series. it took me one attempt to update and re-load the software (I went from...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-03-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 135,525
Posted By steakman
Re: Phone won't turn on, flashing red light sequence, PC won't detect it

Well this is my second time here on this thread. the first time we cannibalized 3 phones to make 2 good ones. the spare is still good and just now re-charging in case the re-loading of the app...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 03-27-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By steakman
Re: Request BES Admins Opinion...

I couldnt agree more. Overall better, safer and significantly less of an issue if stolen or lost given they can be wiped remotely.

Yea, I have no problem seperating the two...but they can provide...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-25-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,855
Posted By steakman
Re: Cannot Install BB DTop - on Win XP machine..??

Actually Rambo, they havent. I'm thinking it must be something with Windows itself..corrupted kernel or something like that..? Anyway..next time in the Centre of the Universe (Toronto), I'll bring...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 03-25-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By steakman
Question Request BES Admins Opinion...

I work for a Global Company with 15,000+ employees. Of those I will give a rough estimate that 4500 are Salespersons. In Canada that figure is easily 100+ persons on the road in primarily sales...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-23-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,063
Posted By steakman
Re: annoying icon

you should be able to do that through BBerry Desktop manager.

stk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-23-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,060
Posted By steakman
Re: How do I tell Water Damage to a Bold 9700

We too have gone through the red strip BS with 'Rogers too. Seems a bit too easy for any carrier to waive warranty due to so called "water damage". Battery had red - phone was still white. Go...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-23-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,855
Posted By steakman
Cannot Install BB DTop - on Win XP machine..??

This is weird and it seems to have stumped my IT team as well.

I Work for a Global company (will not identify in order to prevent embarrasment of Senior Management)...we as sales people do not...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 03-23-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 37,046
Posted By steakman
Re: Will you move away from BlackBerry?

X2 ^. Before you go posting in the first thread you see..., kindly take the time to "scout out the horizon" so to speak. It isnt exactly rocket science...?

As for moving to a different platform..I...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-09-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,970
Posted By steakman
9000 Dissasembly..easy as pie.!

I have a working 9000. But had dropped it a cpl of times like we all have..after which I could not keep the back cover on. Was about to go to Telus and upgrade to a 9780..but thought that given both...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-07-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,736
Posted By steakman
Re: Play WMV files on my BB

..so Harkness, from what I see on that link, and not surprising, is that Windows media files are not supported and to my mind, likely wont be for the forseeable future..(unless I missed something...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-07-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,686
Posted By steakman
Re: Import To Lotus Notes: Contacts from BB

Thanx dblTap.! We are using 8.5.2...so hopefully that will in fact work.! Will try this evening.

Cheers,

Stk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-04-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By steakman
Re: BES: what kind of access to my personal things?

Which is why my bold 9000 is my personal device......and the company I work for now has yet to take the "Bold" leap into some future with BB's..so we are mostly on Snail phones. Yet its interesting...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-04-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,404
Posted By steakman
Re: BES: what kind of access to my personal things?

To answer your question, I am leaning to no they cannot. but if they know your persoanl e-mail address, they dont need BES to try to gain access right.?? .. but If you're that worried...why bother...
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