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Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 07-14-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,264
Posted By CO_BBTechie
This alone was worth the click! I assume you...

This alone was worth the click! I assume you meant aesthetically however, what an awesome goof :-o
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 07-14-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Have you tried to use the "switch device wizard"...

Have you tried to use the "switch device wizard" within Desktop Manager? It's designed for this purpose.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-07-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,201
Posted By CO_BBTechie
That is the "charging" indicator. You might want...

That is the "charging" indicator. You might want to be more particular about what you plug your device into. A $2 power adapter can ruin a $500 electronic device quicker than you can say "oh S&^%!"
Forum: RIM Software 07-07-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,800
Posted By CO_BBTechie
This is one of the reasons most folks around here...

This is one of the reasons most folks around here do not recommend using desktop manager redirector. It is buggy and RIM hasn't done much in the way of improving it.
Forum: Buy Sell Trade 07-07-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By CO_BBTechie
This may be related to volume discounts. The...

This may be related to volume discounts. The more CAL's you purchase, the better the "per unit" price.
Forum: Buy Sell Trade 07-07-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By CO_BBTechie
FYI - I personally would not buy a key from...

FYI - I personally would not buy a key from someone who has already seen/used said key. There is obviously no guarantee that the key isn't still in use somewhere. You may have a hard time selling...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-07-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By CO_BBTechie
You can certainly use one desktop to manage both...

You can certainly use one desktop to manage both BlackBerry devices. The Desktop Manager works with the PIN number and will differentiate the two.

Does the problem device use a password? If you...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-07-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,317
Posted By CO_BBTechie
In metalhead's defense, it appears he/she at...

In metalhead's defense, it appears he/she at least used the search feature, as he/she posted in another power-related thread. As it is only their second post, they're probably not aware of the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-07-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By CO_BBTechie
It lacks a kitchen sink and a couch. Honestly,...

It lacks a kitchen sink and a couch.

Honestly, nobody can answer such a vague question accurately. Is it worth it? Is what worth it? How much are you paying? Are you getting a deal? Most 8330...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-07-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,201
Posted By CO_BBTechie
BlackBerry Storm 9500 - Technical Specification -...

BlackBerry Storm 9500 - Technical Specification - Vodafone (http://blackberry.vodafone.co.uk/storm/specifications/)

"To recharge, or simply run your mobile phone on mains power, use its +5V DC/500...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 07-07-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,654
Posted By CO_BBTechie
So why even mention it? I've certainly never...

So why even mention it? I've certainly never heard of it. This is not the forum for random thoughts, but we do have one for that.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-07-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Did you use a media card in the 8310? You can...

Did you use a media card in the 8310? You can just remove it if so.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 07-07-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By CO_BBTechie
There is no way to send MMS messages from an...

There is no way to send MMS messages from an iPhone, natively.... yet, and they cannot be received natively either, until AT&T enables this feature on their end.

It's my understanding that the two...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 07-07-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,455
Posted By CO_BBTechie
This is likely because it's a demo unit, and gets...

This is likely because it's a demo unit, and gets abused. A battery pull will likely resolve that. If you maintain your BlackBerry properly you shouldn't get this. Issues like this are generally...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-06-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By CO_BBTechie
You'll be getting a lot of unwanted messages...

You'll be getting a lot of unwanted messages soon, if you continue to use your email address as your user name.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 07-06-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,455
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Why on Earth do people try to put this decision...

Why on Earth do people try to put this decision in someone else's hands? It's YOUR money.... Nobody can make that choice for you. Weigh your needs vs. the offerings and you will arrive at a...
Forum: Mac Users Corner 07-06-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Aside from a few issues that are Mac-specific,...

Aside from a few issues that are Mac-specific, I've got no problems using my iPhone with Windows. Picture syncing, calendar syncing, etc. are a bit different with Windows and require the use of a...
Forum: Mac Users Corner 07-06-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By CO_BBTechie
I suggest you heard of people backing up their...

I suggest you heard of people backing up their device to their PC, which will capture messages. I am unaware of any method in which you can effectively use your blackberry email account off-device.
Forum: Mac Users Corner 07-06-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By CO_BBTechie
You cannot view/send from your blackberry email...

You cannot view/send from your blackberry email account anywhere but on the device itself.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 07-02-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By CO_BBTechie
I don't know that I'd necessarily call that an...

I don't know that I'd necessarily call that an "upgrade."

But you will not get MMS working on the iPhone until AT&T decides to roll it out after they determine how much extra they'll charge I'm...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-02-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Ya know BlackBerry has just the tool for...

Ya know BlackBerry has just the tool for you;

BlackBerry - Compare BlackBerry Smartphones and PDAs at BlackBerry.com (http://na.blackberry.com/eng/devices/compare/)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-01-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 18,660
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Yes you will be charged for SMS delivered to your...

Yes you will be charged for SMS delivered to your device, whether it accepted them or not. You can ask your carrier to suspend your SMS service while you're out of the country.

Most people simply...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-29-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Well... according to this seasoned professional,...

Well... according to this seasoned professional, it does indeed work without a data plan. I haven't verified that as I do have a plan.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 06-29-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By CO_BBTechie
no support contract = no free upgrades. You...

no support contract = no free upgrades.

You "may" be able to get another copy of the version you paid for, but nothing newer than that. I'd suggest you contact RIM directly.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-29-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By CO_BBTechie
But didn't you just say the USB port on the OLD...

But didn't you just say the USB port on the OLD BlackBerry was broken??

BlackBerry - BlackBerry Desktop Software - BlackBerry Software at BlackBerry.com...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-29-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By CO_BBTechie
OP will have a rather difficult time using the...

OP will have a rather difficult time using the device browser without a data plan... perhaps a 3rd party browser, or the GMail application.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-29-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By CO_BBTechie
It is my understanding that the GMail application...

It is my understanding that the GMail application for the BB will work without a data plan.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-29-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By CO_BBTechie
If you pay your bill on time ;-)

If you pay your bill on time ;-)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-29-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By CO_BBTechie
PDF files can only be viewed as an attachment in...

PDF files can only be viewed as an attachment in an email, unless you have loaded PDF viewing software on the device. These are processed by the attachment handler and this can only be done within...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 06-29-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,871
Posted By CO_BBTechie
You cannot simply re-use an SRP key on a second...

You cannot simply re-use an SRP key on a second box and in fact your SRP may be locked out if you attempt this. RIM wants money for a second key.

Also, proper forum etiquette dictates that you...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-29-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By CO_BBTechie
As a prepaid user, you probably do not have a...

As a prepaid user, you probably do not have a data plan. How, exactly, are you "sending files like that to your phone?" Are you receiving the email at all? Or are you just lacking the attachment?...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-29-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By CO_BBTechie
AFAIK, the filter option on the device's menu is...

AFAIK, the filter option on the device's menu is only for BES filters.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 06-26-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By CO_BBTechie
You need to specifically order this feature...

You need to specifically order this feature before it will work on your device. It's my understanding you cannot activate it by accident. Best to call Verizon Wireless to be sure. You should get...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-26-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,311
Posted By CO_BBTechie
You're welcome.... I guess you're realizing now...

You're welcome.... I guess you're realizing now that I wasn't joking... "Lol"
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,311
Posted By CO_BBTechie
IMO you quite possibly caused irreparable damage...

IMO you quite possibly caused irreparable damage to the circuitry of the device by putting the battery back in so soon. Regardless of what you did after that point, the damage was probably done.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,311
Posted By CO_BBTechie
It was almost certainly this.... You probably...

It was almost certainly this....



You probably should have Googled BlackBerry water damage before attempting to replace the battery.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By CO_BBTechie
I'll defer this to someone else. I am uncertain...

I'll defer this to someone else. I am uncertain as I've never tried to use a second profile. Good luck ;-)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Gotcha.. had actually just asked you that before...

Gotcha.. had actually just asked you that before you posted this. (y)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Is your device connected? It will be grayed out...

Is your device connected? It will be grayed out if not.

Do you have Outlook Express setup? If not, it may also stay grayed out.
Forum: General 8200 Series Discussion - Pearl Flip 06-24-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Yup... but you're going into this battle...

Yup... but you're going into this battle ill-equipped. That's not the moisture sensor that they're going to look at, and in fact it's actually debatable whether or not the battery sticker even IS a...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Well true enough you actually have to configure...

Well true enough you actually have to configure sync before you can perform one.

From main screen, click synchronize, then click configure synchronization. Then on the next screen, click...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By CO_BBTechie
That's called a backup, but what you are...

That's called a backup, but what you are describing is a synchronization of data between your device and your desktop apps. A "backup" in this context will not achieve what you're after.

It's time...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Install the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, and setup...

Install the BlackBerry Desktop Manager, and setup the synchronization to OE.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-24-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By CO_BBTechie
I've seen folks out there saving service books...

I've seen folks out there saving service books and posting them for others to obtain certain functionality. This was most prevalent with AT&T people trying to use Yahoo Instant Messenger before AT&T...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-24-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,443
Posted By CO_BBTechie
Also be sure that you do not have content...

Also be sure that you do not have content protection enabled. This is key specific and cannot be used off-device. You may re-enable any content protection later, after the data is on the new card.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-24-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By CO_BBTechie
That would be my assessment, yes. I have found...

That would be my assessment, yes. I have found the service books to be non-OS specific, non-device specific, but very carrier specific.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-24-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By CO_BBTechie
With the addition of "supposed to be," the OP may...

With the addition of "supposed to be," the OP may not get burned.

You are well advised to perform a manual backup and verify this backup before attempting the upgrade. The automatic backup/restore...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-23-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By CO_BBTechie
You won't get anywhere with RIM unless you...

You won't get anywhere with RIM unless you purchased direct from them. We shleps have to start with the carrier and they need to put you in touch with RIM. Unless you are feeling like paying for...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-23-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By CO_BBTechie
You really should before you beg to differ. This...

You really should before you beg to differ. This app is NOT designed to extend the RAM out to the card, creating more working memory. It simply stores apps for install later from the card. Very...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-23-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By CO_BBTechie
With BES, your device doesn't talk to your...

With BES, your device doesn't talk to your desktop/laptop so how would it know? There is always a way to tell where your reply came from and I'd wonder the motivation for someone who's interested in...
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