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Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,580
Posted By scaevola
Re: Ringtones for BB10...Q10 to be specific

I'm still at a loss trying to get the Preloaded OSv5 and OS4 ...they changed slightly with each version...

The sonar ping on bb10 rings like 2-3 mil secs faster between rings(just enough to be...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,901
Posted By scaevola
Re: want two spaces after each period before new sentence

bump has anyone found a solution?

I didn't realize it was doing this...

As an additional note have you guys seen how the bb10 browser no longer auto corrects spaces with . or slash anymore, I miss...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By scaevola
Re: Experience with Q10? pro`s contra`s, etc.

q10 is all about use... how many emails ... how many accounts.. how often do you chat on the phone...
And most importantly what are the sync settings on your accounts ...are the 5-10 1hr 4hr ... Are...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,761
Posted By scaevola
Re: Email deleting question

You know what I miss as well. ( I loved that delete function) and the ability to query the servers directly looking for stuff that wasn't on your berry.. crap worked better than outlook after 1+ year...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,310
Posted By scaevola
Re: On Off

I do miss how the device would turn on if you had an alarm coming up.... 10.2 offers multiple alarm possiblities(finally! wow that took soooo many years)....
That handoff I'm willing to give up...

I...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By scaevola
Re: wifi toggler

rule of thumb- type the icon for quick off and on. Tap the name for settings or (long press either place).

I simply love that feature (that an the notifications on 10.2 -- finally back they are!!)
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,310
Posted By scaevola
Re: 30 Day Email Limit

Next to the whole swap battery (3 minutes off) and 3-5 minutes before my hub starts populating my phone starts replacing numbers with contact names this is by far MY BIGGEST peeve

/rant off

(and...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,310
Posted By scaevola
Re: 30 Day Email Limit

This brings up a suppppper suppppper annoying issue I have with contacts.....

I have it set to only promote contacts that are phone/facebook to my phone app, but a subset of these friends have...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,763
Posted By scaevola
Re: overkill on q10 charging?

Just thought I'd mention something...

I'd highly recommend the stand alone battery and a second charger... If you read the details specifically....

RIM says to let the batteries cool down after a...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,818
Posted By scaevola
Re: Mail icon

10.2 has a minor improvement you can nav between the latest 3 -4 communication updates( 3-4 per app type) [at least on my q10] just the subjects though....

Just saying... I hear you. And agree.
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,763
Posted By scaevola
Re: SMS very slow

I've seen extended bbm and sms have the same problems(still an issue on bb10 if not worse)...

It's the full indexing... though you might text less? Are you storing the bbm texts on your memory...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,395
Posted By scaevola
Re: E-Mail To Myself ?

Generally it will work but In my experience you send an email to yourself from your original address it won't show anywhere (gmail yes) ...other maybe not.

BTW it's not "search" it's activesynch...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,855
Posted By scaevola
Re: Not getting text messages please help!

You can't. bb10 doesn't use the BIS push.

I would recommend(rather than pulling the battery) restart the hub

(upper right corner drag down to center 5 times in a row)

That generally fixes almost...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 10-02-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,317
Posted By scaevola
Re: Q10 Battery Life??

Super not impressive..... IMHO

I'm running with a battery charger at home & the office (3 batteries today) and I seem to get by.

How many accounts are you syncing to? What is the imap sync...
Forum: Rumor Mill 10-02-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,281
Posted By scaevola
Re: Skype???

It's an android port = aka battery eater
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-25-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,209
Posted By scaevola
Re: Amazon App Store for Q10

Amazon App Store is like a culled set of the android store as far as I'm aware. You should be able to get what you need from google play store and then side load them
Forum: Rumor Mill 06-25-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,281
Posted By scaevola
Re: Skype???

I stand corrected.... Just got my q10 yesterday!
Forum: Rumor Mill 06-25-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,281
Posted By scaevola
Re: Skype???

It's ported from android but there is a preview. It does burn through you battery charge though from what I heard.

You can get it straight from bbworld. No side loading necessary.... Originally. I...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-17-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,113
Posted By scaevola
Re: Best apps on 9900

bbweather is awesome.....
I found poynt super useful at times.
Alertmatrix is awesome if you need annal retentive control of alerts management(I even paid for it for a year or so)
beejiveim (for...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-17-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By scaevola
Re: just curious....

I <3 you. Amen.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-17-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By scaevola
Re: email problem

I'd wipe the phone. Make a password and misspell it 6-10 times......

My thinking, is you have an BES service book preventing you from adding bis accounts to the phone.... is it a new phone?

I side...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 06-17-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,677
Posted By scaevola
Re: Bold 9900 Dead.. Won't Turn On, Won't Connect To Computer, And No Red Light!!!

hmm.... If you power it on, while connected to a computer running blackberry desktop does it detect?

I managed to kill (really kill) the underlying firmware in less than 30 days of purchasing my...
Forum: General Z10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-17-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,480
Posted By scaevola
Re: BB10 and Exchange 2012

iirc ...and this is just best guess....
the new upgrade to best it's something post 5.x.....

corrects alot of the bb10 issues however I am not aware if it is exchange 2012 compatible (and based on a...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 06-17-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,266
Posted By scaevola
Re: Google Contacts sync not working

I seriously thought they deprecated this functionality.... The sync never worked at all, partly because google/android use a single field to contain addressing information .... where as blackberry...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-17-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,004
Posted By scaevola
Re: Q10 Syncing with Outlook 2007

NO Kidding....

That's what des encrypted blackberries are still being used **cough** US GOV **cough**....

Haven't you seen the recent prism news?

If you are really that paranoid stick to using...
Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 06-17-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,486
Posted By scaevola
Forum: Rumor Mill 06-17-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,281
Posted By scaevola
Re: Skype???

I hear you can sideload the android version but it isn't "awesome" as I understand it.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-05-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,807
Posted By scaevola
Re: FTP-Client

Rove discontinued the app as I recall.

I saved a copy of it just in case but haven't played with it since before os5.x

Their reasoning not enough people used it.

Doesn't filescout offer some of...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-05-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,267
Posted By scaevola
Re: Will older apps run under OS 7?

It depends. Alot do. Some don't.

I can't get Amazon app on my 9900 via the app world but I can get it if I migrate from my 9700 to my 9900.

Unfortunately the new os 7.0 doesn't allow you to...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-05-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,572
Posted By scaevola
Re: ALX and COD files

Hi Jargo,

It really depends. I'm not a BES expert, but the cod/alx are specifically coded for various OS versions.

Also it depends on policy, I have seen issues installing a cod/alx from a memory...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-05-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,038
Posted By scaevola
Re: I can't figure out ColorID

It doesn't work like that.

You have to basically map every single contacts number (in your book) to color.
Same with email.

Alert Matrix does a similar thing but provide the ability/idea of...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-05-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,020
Posted By scaevola
Re: international calls app for bb

You might give google voice a try. m.google.com

It goes cost..but from what I hear rate wise it is not horrible.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-05-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,020
Posted By scaevola
Re: international calls app for bb

Verizon signed an exclusive multi-year contract(~5yr).
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-05-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,639
Posted By scaevola
Re: QuickWeather App

Index of Software (http://www.tateu.net/software/)

bbweather the slim-est thing I use everyday other than berry411
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-05-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,801
Posted By scaevola
Re: Email with Email++!

Have you given alertmatrix a go? It has too much for me(super granular rules).

AlertMatrix - Paging and Communications Filtering Software for BlackBerry...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-05-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,269
Posted By scaevola
Re: Hearing Impaired Which used BB do I want?

Do you make use of hearing aids?

I am pretty sure as far back as 4.5 there is support(possibly more) for the "hearing" aid mode for the telephone functionality.

TSS has been supported since like...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-05-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,450
Posted By scaevola
Re: at&t 9900 and Maps question

Blackberry Maps ("maps") as you call it RIM has been provided forever.

Unfortunatly At&t has previously blocked it from working on their BBs (by basically blocking the service book push).

9900...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-05-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,917
Posted By scaevola
Re: Moving contacts from HTC Sensation to BB 9900

You need to use the Blackberry Desktop to "sync" your organize information.

It is one of those options.

As for txt messages you are probably sol.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 01-05-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,249
Posted By scaevola
Re: Skype for BB : A Request

Skype mobile is out for Blackberry.

Verizon signed an exclusivity contract to only allow skype mobile to function on verizon devices... I want to say it was for 5 years.

I think there are still 2-3...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-08-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,227
Posted By scaevola
Re: Changing Video File Format from 3GP to MP4

Sounds like you need to do one of 2 things.

1. Convert(I favor sly soft mobile, but not sure that reads 3GP[assume it does, since it can convert to it] or use something like handbrake.
2 Use an app...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-08-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,809
Posted By scaevola
Re: Space Before Signature

You may need to register an account in the webportal if you have never done it from a computer.

My setting migrated(signatures) once I reverified all my accounts.

Or you could stick to autotext......
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-08-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,737
Posted By scaevola
Re: New 9900 and Playbook won't connect

I had issues getting the 3d barcode to read. It just wouldn't "auto" find it. The manual approach worked.

Also there a new version of the bridge out in the last week or so(its not available on...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-27-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By scaevola
Re: Where to download bridge 1.0.0.88 for AT&T?

Does anyone know if the bridge functions on 4.6? The original didn't install but the new one does...

Can't stand 5.0 but I love my 4.6 bold. Can I still tether with 4.6? Ultimately this will...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-22-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By scaevola
It's like a 1.3 or 2 mb install. Bleh :(.

It's like a 1.3 or 2 mb install. Bleh :(.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-01-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,267
Posted By scaevola
Dam ..missed it again.. I need it for my 2nd bb....

Dam ..missed it again.. I need it for my 2nd bb. Please post again if/when.
Forum: WiFi HotZone 09-01-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,469
Posted By scaevola
Sometime bleeding edges release are recongized by...

Sometime bleeding edges release are recongized by the desktop manager innately. You can however install these updates onto your computer and then boot desktopmanager ...which should then say hey...
Forum: WiFi HotZone 09-01-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,469
Posted By scaevola
Yeah he's under something really strict. Isn't...

Yeah he's under something really strict.

Isn't AES the DoD level encryption level? Guess they want all internet traffic going through there internal servers only ...period.
Forum: WiFi HotZone 09-01-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,690
Posted By scaevola
You can do it...Its hard, technically...

You can do it...Its hard, technically challenging(I work in IT and I gave up on it -> on my AT&T bb). Unless you have tmobile ..which seems to enabled it out of the box at least stateside via the...
Forum: WiFi HotZone 09-01-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,418
Posted By scaevola
PS> What does the social networking package...

PS> What does the social networking package comprise? Is that part of the deal to navigate to 0.facebook.com which is free to use courtsey of facebook?
Forum: WiFi HotZone 09-01-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,418
Posted By scaevola
You will probably get abused in that next phone...

You will probably get abused in that next phone bill it sounds like full data.

What is your wifi set up? I had to make some signficant changes to get UMA to work consistently(without sounds laggy)....
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