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Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-27-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,340
Posted By dabull
or it can still bug the shit out of you months...

or it can still bug the shit out of you months later just like its doing to me. no way to turn if off after the upgrades, so it remains the worst aspect of the pearl by far.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-24-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,118
Posted By dabull
man he is a brave soul to turn it on just hours...

man he is a brave soul to turn it on just hours after it was soaked. i dont care how much i shake it, vacuumed it or whatever- i wold leave the battery out for at least a couple days.... good to...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-24-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By dabull
100kB a sec or 100kb a sec?

100kB a sec or 100kb a sec?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-24-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 16,375
Posted By dabull
because 1gb cards are so cheap now, i think its...

because 1gb cards are so cheap now, i think its best to just buy a couple of the 1 giggers. if you want to pay for the 2gb ones, of course do so, but i see no reason for it. mainly music i guess,...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-24-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 16,375
Posted By dabull
flash memory is all about the same quality. the...

flash memory is all about the same quality. the better known brands are usually faster, but you only need speed for things like cameras that take video, or consecutive shots very fast. for the...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-24-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By dabull
well, technically you can but not just any tv. ...

well, technically you can but not just any tv. if i used my pc's tv tuner with jr media center, i can use my pearl to control media center over the internet/bbrowser. its not something that...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-24-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,505
Posted By dabull
same here, i just thought my pearl had a mind of...

same here, i just thought my pearl had a mind of its own. man this was annoying, i regularly didnt answer calls because i thought i didnt know who was calling. THANK YOU!
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-24-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By dabull
get the latest os upgrade. i think it was when...

get the latest os upgrade. i think it was when i went to .64 my bbmaps performance improved dramatically.

my problem is with tethering to the laptop. for some reason, the connection is NOT stable...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 01-21-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By dabull
ive never tried the BT359, but i hear its the...

ive never tried the BT359, but i hear its the best. however, its at least $120 on ebay. For me, i find a cheap $40 bluetooth reciever works GREAT. mine even has the 'worse' nemerix chipset and...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 01-17-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,453
Posted By dabull
blackberries are less-capable then even wm5...

blackberries are less-capable then even wm5 phones (which i think is your best bet if you want to run laptop-like programs on a phone) im sure though, eventually, either google maps w/gps or...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-16-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By dabull
close... probably more like a car that has a...

close... probably more like a car that has a "KIA" logo on the back
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-16-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,988
Posted By dabull
i just bought a laptop to use with a gps puck and...

i just bought a laptop to use with a gps puck and MS Streets and Trips 07. i think its a way better solution then a separate receiver, but of course not as portable. i just need a small lcd screen...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-16-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,146
Posted By dabull
i used to think these high-speed cell phone...

i used to think these high-speed cell phone services would make cable internet obsolete, but in reality it wont happen. people forget about latencies, i dont care how fast your wireless connection...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 01-16-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,453
Posted By dabull
screw that! pen and paper! man its the 21st...

screw that! pen and paper! man its the 21st century! :D

my suggestion is a laptop with streets and trips 2007. its is AWESOME. It will track where you been, show you how much milage, cost of...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 01-16-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 172,200
Posted By dabull
do you use the "bluetooth devices" icon in the...

do you use the "bluetooth devices" icon in the windows control panel?
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 01-16-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 172,200
Posted By dabull
i dont think storing the driver on the sim card...

i dont think storing the driver on the sim card is working out so hot for me. it seems when the phone updates, it erases anything extra you have on it. i need to get a micro sd card to store the...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-15-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,396
Posted By dabull
awesome idea, but thats not worth more then 10...

awesome idea, but thats not worth more then 10 bucks shipped
Forum: GPS & Mapping 01-15-2007, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,453
Posted By dabull
not sure if telnav or wayfinder will do that, but...

not sure if telnav or wayfinder will do that, but my guess is no, or not practical enough for everyday business use. i would recommend using a laptop with M$ Streets and Trips 2007
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-11-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,622
Posted By dabull
the static-cling guards look exactly like the bse...

the static-cling guards look exactly like the bse skins, but the static ones are HORRIBLE. absolute waste of money.

the bse skin's corners are effected because people handle the corners when they...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-11-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,660
Posted By dabull
im making my own cradles, and it doesnt matter if...

im making my own cradles, and it doesnt matter if both the cradle and the usb cord is hooked up at the same time. it also doesnt matter if you leave them plugged in, the phone will stop charging...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-11-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,660
Posted By dabull
it shouldnt be a problem though, if the cradle...

it shouldnt be a problem though, if the cradle works as it should. im surprised to hear its not a 'drop-in' type cradle. it doesnt sound too practical to be shoving the phone in and pulling it out...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-09-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,287
Posted By dabull
i think every misses a glaring point- the iphone...

i think every misses a glaring point- the iphone cannot be competing directly with the pearl because of the price. the iphone cost more then twice as much, theyre not even in the same class. once...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-09-2007, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By dabull
what the hell man? how in any way am i bothering...

what the hell man? how in any way am i bothering you with this post?

btw, how many songs do you think i have? try 10,000+. thats 53GB of music. let me know when sandisk comes out with a 60gb...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-09-2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
i could imagine... all bent-up... honestly...

i could imagine... all bent-up...

honestly though, i still thought this was a full-body slip on skin. its only protects the screen, thats about it. the battery cover doesnt scratch easily, and...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-09-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By dabull
great! i also want to add another...

great! i also want to add another bug-workaround. if the station pulls up, but wont actually play- try going back and selecting a known-working station. once that starts playing, stop it, and go...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By dabull
which one should i post to then? all three?

which one should i post to then? all three?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By dabull
common problem. do you have wap.voicestream.com...

common problem. do you have wap.voicestream.com entered into your tcp settings of the phone?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 16,375
Posted By dabull
a-data is not bad. this phone cant record...

a-data is not bad. this phone cant record video, you dont need a high-speed card. if the sandisk version is even that anyways... i agree sandisk is the quickest, but all flash cards hold up pretty...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
yeah... i feel dumb because i didnt actually try...

yeah... i feel dumb because i didnt actually try the bse skin first. out of the envolope, they look and feel identical to the screenguards i had just spent all my time with- the only difference is...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
no

no
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
if you tried the screenguards you would...

if you tried the screenguards you would understand my frustration. they are simply horrible. i can see why the bse skins are considered good now, they do stick and hold very well. actually,...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 16,375
Posted By dabull
$55 shipped and more reputable service......

$55 shipped and more reputable service... Newegg.com - A-DATA 2GB MicroSD Flash Card - Retail (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820211065)
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
i dont know, why did you 'waste time' in this...

i dont know, why did you 'waste time' in this thread if you do not care to contribute?
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
...... and once again i feel like a jackass. ...

...... and once again i feel like a jackass. these arent the same as the screenguards i had after all. upon first look, they seem exactly the same. i didnt notice a difference until i actually...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By dabull
i didnt know that you are supposed to take...

i didnt know that you are supposed to take anything apart. my trackball was stuck yesterday, i got a piece of lint in there. i just pushed on the ball hard and rolled it around, digging into the...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
:D see now you need to read my posts. i already...

:D see now you need to read my posts. i already had these before, thats why im so disappointed. i had 15 of them in fact, and they all peeled off. not intentionally, but the corners will let go...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,329
Posted By dabull
thats pretty hardcore. whats the penalty if you...

thats pretty hardcore. whats the penalty if you break the contract? likely more then $175 i would imagine...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,329
Posted By dabull
oh cool. hey thats good to know, thank you. i...

oh cool. hey thats good to know, thank you. i might pick up an mda or dash, i want to do some online streaming video...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
ahhh... there are a couple little cutouts on...

ahhh... there are a couple little cutouts on that sheet, nothing i though of actually putting on.

where mine peels is at the top, at the speaker. ive thought of just cutting the sticker down,...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
i know how to apply. you are all saying the same...

i know how to apply. you are all saying the same thing, the corners DO come loose and you all admit that could be where it peels from. it does, thats what im talking about. i dont work in an...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
i need to get my car-holsters up for sale. ive...

i need to get my car-holsters up for sale. ive been worried that people will be picky on the details, but if these very lame stickers please everyone then man i should be able to make some very...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
ive cracked my pearl onto frozen concrete in...

ive cracked my pearl onto frozen concrete in mid-teen's weather. 6ft+ drop, it chunked out a corner, and took another piece from the silver on the other side. phone never skipped a beat, i was...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
thing is everytime i go to a party and get a...

thing is everytime i go to a party and get a little lit i forget to handle the phone with super-precious fingers. if you shove your hand into a tigh-jean pocket, these 'stickers' peel right off. ...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,329
Posted By dabull
does that mean you have to trade your phone in? ...

does that mean you have to trade your phone in? i wouldnt think that would be a deal, since pearls go for almost 300 on ebay
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,329
Posted By dabull
thats smart. i do 1-year contracts too, i dont...

thats smart. i do 1-year contracts too, i dont mind the extra $50. you can try ebay, some sellers are offering free or 1 cent pearls with contracts, but i dont know the details or reliability of...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
believe me, if you drop the phone with the...

believe me, if you drop the phone with the rubberized case on it will come off. i mean if you drop it onto a hard surface, which is what a case is supposed to protect.

dont waste your time with...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,675
Posted By dabull
Best Skins Ever, **Good**

What the hell? i was under the impression, by the website and people on this forum, that the total body skin was just that, a slip-on complete skin. i just recieved it today, its nothing more then...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By dabull
i dont mean to be rude to the first replies, they...

i dont mean to be rude to the first replies, they simply didnt read what this is about thats all...

i can give you a few hints. first, radiobee doesnt really like 44000hz bitrates, i find the best...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By dabull
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Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-08-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By dabull
considering you have more, you should know enough...

considering you have more, you should know enough to read posts.

nowhere in those threads does anyone mention how to setup your own shoucast server. its not just about using radiobee, its about...
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