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Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-05-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By pronerd
First of is US Cellular a CDMA carrier? If they...

First of is US Cellular a CDMA carrier? If they use GSM then the phone will definitely not work. If you bought the phone from Verizon than it is locked on their network. No there is no law...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-05-2007, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By pronerd
Not being able to dial numbers and getting the...

Not being able to dial numbers and getting the data connection refused message are two different problems. The data connection message is I am assuming because your account is not setup to support...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-24-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,149
Posted By pronerd
Actually it could be. Since if you where trying...

Actually it could be. Since if you where trying to access a feature that required information information be passed to it, and it instead got a NULL value that could cause it to throw an...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-24-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,250
Posted By pronerd
You probally cant

First off if the JAR file in question was compiled with the J2SE (Java 2 Standard Edition) compiler, which is very likely, it will not ever work on a BB since they only support J2ME (Java 2 Mobile...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-24-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By pronerd
Well that does not make the feature magically...

Well that does not make the feature magically appear. Why don't you have your voice mail setup as a hotkey anyway? They you would not have to dial all the digits, and you would not get the key...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-24-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By pronerd
That usally just means that your account is not...

That usally just means that your account is not correctly configured for BB service. I am surprised it worked. Cingular broke the SIM compatibility when they bought AT&T wireless (you had to get a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-21-2007, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By pronerd
What happens when you try?

What happens when you try?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-21-2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By pronerd
Not unless your BB has a fax modem built into it....

Not unless your BB has a fax modem built into it. It would be cheaper, faster, more reliable, and just easier to send the file attached to an email.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-16-2007, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By pronerd
That is not going to work. The BBs barely have...

That is not going to work. The BBs barely have enogh CPU power to run a browser. They are not going to have any where close to the processing power or RAM needed to run a J2SE JVM and a data base. ...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-12-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By pronerd
I suspect it has more to do with the iPhone...

I suspect it has more to do with the iPhone having two processors, both of which are likely much higher end than the RISC processors in BBs. The flip side of that being the awful battery life...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-12-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By pronerd
By chance do it work the first time right after...

By chance do it work the first time right after you re-boot?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-07-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 42,466
Posted By pronerd
It does not say that cant and that is all that...

It does not say that cant and that is all that matters. Contracts are binding based on what they say not on what they dont say. Companies paying off a contract or lease to pick up their business is...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-06-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,485
Posted By pronerd
Think bigger. Any information you send across...

Think bigger. Any information you send across any network can potentially be seen by others. Unless you have a true end to end encrypted tunnel the information you send out over networks is...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-06-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By pronerd
There are sites that will sell you the outer...

There are sites that will sell you the outer shell. So you could just buy a blank one. They would possibly have another Carriers logo on it.

Painting could cause a lot of problems. Paint could...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-06-2007, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By pronerd
Is there any message the Exception? Some thing...

Is there any message the Exception? Some thing like blah blah is in not valid? An IlligalStateException just means that something has happened that should not have been able to and it does not have...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-06-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,518
Posted By pronerd
The "Data connection refused" message just means...

The "Data connection refused" message just means that the current plan does not have data service. It has nothing to do with the SIM card. It is related to how the account attached to the SIM is...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-06-2007, 01:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 42,466
Posted By pronerd
No there isn't. First of all the contact states...

No there isn't. First of all the contact states you can validly walk away by paying that fee. So you are following the terms of the contract. There is no bad faith act here.





Why would you? ...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-06-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,505
Posted By pronerd
True, there are fonts that look similar though...

True, there are fonts that look similar though look though you font list.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-05-2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,752
Posted By pronerd
Software upgrades almost always come out for GSM...

Software upgrades almost always come out for GSM devices first. CDMA phones are always 6 - 18 month behind.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-05-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By pronerd
Normally I would assume that 047 would be a HEX...

Normally I would assume that 047 would be a HEX value, but since it says 047d I am guessing it is decicmal which makes it a forward slash (/). So basicly it is saying this 074d value is somewhere it...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-05-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,922
Posted By pronerd
As I mentioned I tried the Sprint BB OS. It...

As I mentioned I tried the Sprint BB OS. It would not install I got a message saying the software was not compatible for my device. I tried playing with the _venderID attributes but it was a no go.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-04-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By pronerd
Sorry I know this is not helpful or what you...

Sorry I know this is not helpful or what you probably want to hear but my thought would be to revert back to XP if you can. It seems almost nothing is committable with Vista. Sure lots of things...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-04-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,906
Posted By pronerd
This could be my ignorance but I am not aware of...

This could be my ignorance but I am not aware of any 64k COD file size limit. I just check and every app I have installed has COD files over that size. Is there a reason that it needs to be...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-03-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By pronerd
It the Opera browser loading the images? Do...

It the Opera browser loading the images? Do simple pages like Google.com also take a long time to render in the BB browser?

I am guessing that the problem was not the connection speed, but the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-03-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By pronerd
I believe it just flashes until you acknowledge...

I believe it just flashes until you acknowledge the notice about the missed call/SMS/Voice mail etc.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-03-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,922
Posted By pronerd
Can not download upate with out a data plan

Grrrr.... I tried to download the 4.1 update for the 8703e, but Verizon's web site told me "The number you have entered: XXXXXXXXXX is not a valid Verizon Wireless phone number". Yes I entered my...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-03-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By pronerd
I am starting to sound like a broken record, but...

I am starting to sound like a broken record, but its worth pointing out that even if the device supported it. The service contracts do not. You are not allowed to do streaming content (Except from...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-03-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By pronerd
1. Wait are we taking about the address book, or...

1. Wait are we taking about the address book, or stored SMS? You mentioned transferring "Sent, Received" lists. That sounds like SMS, or email. These are separate from the phone book.


2. Is...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-03-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By pronerd
Even it is was supported, and I do not think that...

Even it is was supported, and I do not think that it is, streaming content is not allowed on your service plan. Besides not allowing that type of content, those unlimited services, are in fact...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-30-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By pronerd
What specifically did it say? You compiled...

What specifically did it say?




You compiled this application?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-28-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,878
Posted By pronerd
Even if the BB browser could load java applets,...

Even if the BB browser could load java applets, it cant, cell phones run the Java Mobile addition, not the Standard edition. Any web site that requires plugins has about a 90% chance of not working...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-25-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,172
Posted By pronerd
Who says they do? Verizon is consistently ranked...

Who says they do? Verizon is consistently ranked number one in service and support in industry surveys. That is not to say there is not bad press, but all the carriers seem to have lots of bad...
Forum: Linux Users Corner 05-17-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,940
Posted By pronerd
Thanks for the info. Does the 8800 really have...

Thanks for the info. Does the 8800 really have enough memory for a full DVD movie?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-16-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By pronerd
I am not a lawyer, but I think you have that...

I am not a lawyer, but I think you have that backwards. If they said unlimited data and did not include qualifications/restrictions and then failed to provide unlimited data then they would have...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-16-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By pronerd
What does this application do? What does it...

What does this application do? What does it connect to? What data is it passing? It is by chance using a web service?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-16-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By pronerd
This is a stretch, but you could check the...

This is a stretch, but you could check the permissions settings in Settings > Options > Adcanced Options > Application. See if any of the applications or moudles listed have their permissions set to...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 05-15-2007, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By pronerd
This question seems to be getting posted a lot...

This question seems to be getting posted a lot lately.

The current software for the 8703 does not support video. Even if it did using streaming video other than Verizon's content service is...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-14-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,273
Posted By pronerd
Did your text messaging rates change resentlly? ...

Did your text messaging rates change resentlly? Most carriers just raised the rates from 10 cents to 15 cents. If yours did too that constitutes a martial change in your plan, and voids the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-14-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By pronerd
The ClassCastException is reported when an object...

The ClassCastException is reported when an object of the wrong type is passed. This usally happens when sections of software get out of sync with each other. There have been sevral posts reporting...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-14-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By pronerd
This may be a misunderstanding between CDMA and...

This may be a misunderstanding between CDMA and GSM. I have Verizon as well and can not do any data transfer, or email at all with out the wireless connection. If you turn off the radio in the menu...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-14-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By pronerd
One other thing to be aware of is that Verizon's...

One other thing to be aware of is that Verizon's unlimited data plan is not unlimited. They will not let you go over 5GB per month, and there are types of data uses they do not allow.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-10-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By pronerd
I use it with just SMS

I use mine for just SMS. The BlackBerry only cost $100 more than the phone I was looking at and has a full keyboard. Also since I do not use, or have the data services I go over a week between...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-26-2007, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,894
Posted By pronerd
That is what I want to know. No one can tell me...

That is what I want to know. No one can tell me though.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-26-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By pronerd
The color problem is what they are getting when...

The color problem is what they are getting when they open Excel files from office 2003. The unknown file error is what they got when they saved the Excel file as an older Excel file version.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-26-2007, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By pronerd
Ok I am. How does this work though? You have a...

Ok I am. How does this work though? You have a screen that is too small to display your desktop, no mouse and no windows Start button on the BB keyboard. So how do you control your desktop?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-25-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By pronerd
I would be shocked if anything like this existed....

I would be shocked if anything like this existed. That would be way to processor intensive for most cell phone CPUSs, and the terms and conditions for most, if not all, data carries prohibit this...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-25-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,894
Posted By pronerd
Verizon's pay as you go rate is only $.015 per...

Verizon's pay as you go rate is only $.015 per kb, or $15 per mega byte.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-25-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,894
Posted By pronerd
I have run into a very simalure situation using a...

I have run into a very simalure situation using a 8703e with Verizon. Since they told me I could buy, and use the phone without a data plan I have been holding them to it.

Here is what I have found...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-25-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By pronerd
It is not how resent the version is as much as if...

It is not how resent the version is as much as if it is newer. With each new version of Office Microsoft makes the format more complicated and harder to support.




Ok it sounds like the program...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-25-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,894
Posted By pronerd
Verizon offers a pay per use plan you can get...

Verizon offers a pay per use plan you can get with a BB, but it does not include the BB service so you can not use the browser, MMS, or email. I did this for a while and it racked up about 5k - 20k...
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