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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-14-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,189
Posted By dex
OK, I just had an extensive session with both...

OK, I just had an extensive session with both Sprint and Verizon about my most important issues. The girl at Verizon was wicked, she knew everything! I even asked her about the crippled devices and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-14-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,189
Posted By dex
Is it OBEx I'd need to use the Blackberry to...

Is it OBEx I'd need to use the Blackberry to connect to my computer via a dongle and operate things via software? It's hard to explain exactly what I want to do, there's a circuit board called Fusion...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-13-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,189
Posted By dex
I thought that first thread had gone to the land...

I thought that first thread had gone to the land of wind and wyverns. As for the second, I've been trying to reply to that thread for months but couldn't log into the forums for some reason. But I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-13-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,189
Posted By dex
Question Trying to decide which carrier for my new Blackberry.

So here are the 2 emails I just sent to Verizon and Sprint, I'm trying to decide between the 2 CDMA providers.



As you can see, I'm tore up about giving my money to a provider (Verizon) who chooses...
Forum: Developer Forum 11-01-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,795
Posted By dex
I'm liking a lot of these ideas. I think the...

I'm liking a lot of these ideas. I think the first one that I'll try is the one that appeals most to my needs......a tracker for monthly data usage.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-14-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,874
Posted By dex
You are correct.

You are correct.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-13-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,687
Posted By dex
Sounds like you fried the radio hardware. I've...

Sounds like you fried the radio hardware. I've done that too, I have a 7520 paperweight I just threw in the dumpster.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,906
Posted By dex
I like it because it's not a greedy marketing...

I like it because it's not a greedy marketing department's wet dream. With other smart phones, they're so locked up and full of crappy applications that you can't find your way around it or do...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-13-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,874
Posted By dex
This is called Dual NAM. If you go into the...

This is called Dual NAM. If you go into the options on any phone made in the last few years, it'll allow you to change from NAM1 to NAM2.....a headache for working in customer service because these...
Forum: RIM Software 10-13-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 29,282
Posted By dex
How do I do it without a data plan?

How do I do it without a data plan?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 10-12-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By dex
Ya, if you go into CONFIGURE PIM you'll see...

Ya, if you go into CONFIGURE PIM you'll see options for

Handheld Wins
Outlook Wins
Ask First
something else
something else
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 10-12-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 379,972
Posted By dex
Did someone already post this? You can change it...

Did someone already post this? You can change it with software.

Pimp My Pearl (Pearl, Curve, 8800, 8300 edition) by Mobireport, LLC - Handango Alltel BlackBerry 8830 Software...
Forum: Developer Forum 10-11-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,795
Posted By dex
That idea's out then. I'll see what I can come up...

That idea's out then. I'll see what I can come up with. It'll be a month before I can start though, moving to another state and need to ship my computer.
Forum: Developer Forum 10-11-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,795
Posted By dex
Can you track your data usage on their website?...

Can you track your data usage on their website? If so, I have an idea for an application that would automatically log into your online account and pull the data. I know Telus has that information...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-11-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,858
Posted By dex
I emailed Verizon about their crippled GPS

We all know Verizon crippled the GPS on their Blackberrys but I decided to askt hem about it anywhere and figured I'd post the conversation here to share.

Primary Subject:
Internet and Data...
Forum: Media Center 10-11-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 167,893
Posted By dex
I must be missing something. When I convert the...

I must be missing something. When I convert the file, how do I get my Blackberry into mass storage mode to copy the file? I connect the Blackberry to my computer but it doesn't show up as a storage...
Forum: RIM Software 10-11-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 29,282
Posted By dex
Once you convert, how do you get the file to your...

Once you convert, how do you get the file to your Blackberry as the ringtone?
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-11-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
Ya, I'm running a remote server right now to host...

Ya, I'm running a remote server right now to host 3 of my websites but it's in California somewhere I think and I'm paying $10 a month for each hosting. So I'd like to run my own server for that and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-11-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By dex
So....finally......here's what we've ruled...

So....finally......here's what we've ruled out:
Verizon - crippling
T-Mobile - GSM
AT&T - GSM

Sprint is winning so far even with bad coverage.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-11-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By dex
I might have an explanation for this, I worked in...

I might have an explanation for this, I worked in Telus' network department for a while and had to take calls about clients with dropped calls. We'd bring up the coverage map and it would say...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-11-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By dex
Wow, you really got upset there, calm down,...

Wow, you really got upset there, calm down, chief. If I were to argue with you, I'd point out that China, one of the most heavily populated areas of the globe, also use CDMA as Telus clients (me) can...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
Ya, I don't use tasks either, just contacts. And...

Ya, I don't use tasks either, just contacts. And I don't use Outlook since my Blackberry is my prime email device, so my Outlook isn't even configured at all. So contacts are useless for me too...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
Okay so he says Exchange isn't free in any way...

Okay so he says Exchange isn't free in any way except for the trial. That sucks. What would be the advantage of having a BES for me, a single user? And I don't, nor will I ever, use the calendar.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
What can you expect from crappy vBulletin anyway?...

What can you expect from crappy vBulletin anyway? haha.....come over to the world of PHPBB!
Forum: Developer Forum 10-10-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,795
Posted By dex
What kind of Blackberry software do you want?

See original link here (http://www.blackberryforums.com/aftermarket-software/50592-help-me-develop-software-you-want.html) which was closed due to inactivity. Sorry for the delay (a year I guess?)...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
haha ya, near perfect! Thanks. Would it be too...

haha ya, near perfect! Thanks.

Would it be too much to ask for a name change as well? haha, I meant to set my name as DeX!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-10-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By dex
Actually it's security and capacity.

Actually it's security and capacity.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-10-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By dex
GSM is based off of the TDMA network which means...

GSM is based off of the TDMA network which means the multiple access per channel is based on time division instead of code division making it less secure. For this reason I would not trust giving out...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
A friend of mine is one of the developers for MSN...

A friend of mine is one of the developers for MSN in Redmond, I just asked him about it. Waiting to hear back.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
120 day free trial......I'll keep...

120 day free trial......I'll keep looking.

Evaluate Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/bb736128.aspx)
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
I had a buddy at my last job that was running an...

I had a buddy at my last job that was running an Exchange server at his house with a single user license because it was free. I'll try to get more details on it.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-10-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By dex
Cool, and from what I've been reading for the...

Cool, and from what I've been reading for the last 2 hours on here is that Verizon and Alltel have seriously crippled their firmeware to reduce the ability of both bluetooth and GSM technology. So...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 10-10-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,827
Posted By dex
Old thread but someone might find it on a...

Old thread but someone might find it on a search.

The username and password could refer to either your paired bluetooth connection or to your carrier's conection settings. If it's for pairing, it's...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-10-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By dex
I'm getting confused, people are saying a carrier...

I'm getting confused, people are saying a carrier is CDMA and then someone is saying it's GSM. For clarity, what are my CDMA options? And I won't be here for long, I'm a consultant so I'll be in a...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
Damnit, I meant to change the subject title. Can...

Damnit, I meant to change the subject title. Can someone change it to anything more appropriate?
I think the software for a single license Exchange server is free too, right?
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-10-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By dex
Need Info on setting up personal BES

I have an extra computer laying around so I was thinking of setting it up as a web server, POP email client and also a BES. Is this possible? Is the software free? It would just be a single user...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-10-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,361
Posted By dex
Which Carrier To Go With?

I've been a Telus client for years and just recently moved to the USA so now I need to find a new carrier to go with. I'm looking for a CDMA provider with Blackberry services that are not crippled in...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-09-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,668
Posted By dex
I tried both and left it outside for 10 minutes....

I tried both and left it outside for 10 minutes. Still nothing.

EDIT - Telus roams on Verizon in the USA, don't they disable AGPS in their network? Could that be it?
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-08-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,668
Posted By dex
Okay so instead of messing with the .alx file, I...

Okay so instead of messing with the .alx file, I simply opened your tech9computers.com/4.1 directory and browsed the files until I found the BBTracker.COD and downloaded it. Then I loaded that with...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-08-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,668
Posted By dex
Maybe I'm useless but when I click that link all...

Maybe I'm useless but when I click that link all I get is a new webpage displaying the following. I know .alx is what I need though, how do I get the file to my machine? I try to right click but it...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-08-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,668
Posted By dex
Hmmmm........I was told by the author I could...

Hmmmm........I was told by the author I could just download it to my computer and load it with Application Loader. Maybe I misunderstood. Does anyone know if another file is available to download it...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-08-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,668
Posted By dex
Okay so I've been doing some research on how to...

Okay so I've been doing some research on how to install midlets on the Blackberry and could only get so far.
- I downloaded the RIM JDE and the Sun SDK
- I tried to use rapc to create the .cod file...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-08-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,668
Posted By dex
Has anyone been able to install the application...

Has anyone been able to install the application using the Application Loader in Desktop Manager? I downloaded the .jad file and tried but it doesn't recognize the file type. Is there a different file...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-07-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,668
Posted By dex
My Blackberry has GPS? WTF? I'm going to try this...

My Blackberry has GPS? WTF? I'm going to try this for sure....and just in case I don't find the details on the site, what are the charges for this? Is there any data transaction through the network?
Forum: Site Suggestions, News & Problems 10-05-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By dex
I saw another forum which did an automatic search...

I saw another forum which did an automatic search based on the new topic subject prior to posting the topic and asked the user if they've found the answer to their question.
Forum: GPS & Mapping 10-05-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,668
Posted By dex
Does this work with the 8703e? Or just Blackberys...

Does this work with the 8703e? Or just Blackberys with GPS receivers inside? And if it does work with any Blackberry, how does it get the coordinates? Sorry, not understanding it.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-05-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By dex
I guess the second point on the FAQ pretty much...

I guess the second point on the FAQ pretty much answers that. So I can't get it as long as I'm with that provider (Telus) because they don't offer an unlimited data plan for any PDA device.

...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-05-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By dex
Is there a SMS based Instant Messenger?

I did a search and it seems some of them support SMS but I'm wondering if that's just a side feature. Basically I only have a 5 megabyte data cap on my plan and if I used the MSN instant messengers...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-05-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,762
Posted By dex
Does this charge based on SMS or on your data...

Does this charge based on SMS or on your data plan? What I'm asking is if I send a MSN message to my friend's MSN account, will it charge me based on the data for the transaction or for one SMS?
Forum: Media Center 04-26-2007, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 912
Posted By dex
Nevermind. I don't want anyone browsing the...

Nevermind. I don't want anyone browsing the directory on my site.
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