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Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-28-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,102
Posted By Ompul
[7290] Problems with brightness, time and font

I bought a 7290 for my mother. The most actual firmware I found was the 4.1.0.351.
I installed it.
And I resetted the device to delete all data of the previous owner.

1 Brightness

In the handbook...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-24-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,012
Posted By Ompul
Glad to hear, that there are others who dislike...

Glad to hear, that there are others who dislike "bombarding" - in your case it refers to text messages.

Do you understand why the majority of users came to an arrangement with the "bombarding" in...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-24-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,012
Posted By Ompul
Out of curiosity: is there anybody out there, who...

Out of curiosity: is there anybody out there, who would like to purify the list of calls in absence like me?
Do you agree that messages about calls in absence without identity makes no sense at...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-22-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,012
Posted By Ompul
Message list: show all apart from anonymus calls

I like it, when the message list shows SMS and calls in absence as well.

But only one type of entry about calls in absence makes sense: when it contains the identity of the caller.

Do you know a...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-20-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By Ompul
Yesterday I found the application launcher...

Yesterday I found the application launcher 8http://www.software-for-blackberry.com/launcher.html).

The existence of launcher shows, that an extensive manipulation of the desktop is possible. But the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-19-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By Ompul
Thanks for your comment/rating. I will have to...

Thanks for your comment/rating. I will have to accept the way of starting a call.

My hope was, that a workaround/hack/application/configuration exists to get a single step way for the task.
Bad luck.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-19-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By Ompul
I just revealed a disadvantage of the 7230...

I just revealed a disadvantage of the 7230 compared to the 7290.

The 7230 doen't allow to configure a timeout for the background light, which means, the application autolock (starts a key lock...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-19-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By Ompul
That is the standard way, I wanted to get rid...

That is the standard way, I wanted to get rid of.
I don't like to choose anything of a list.

But it seems RIM "forgot" to implement a single step way for one of the most frequently used tasks at...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-19-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By Ompul
@MidnightDraven There is one option "Netz"...

@MidnightDraven

There is one option "Netz" (German), which could be translated as mobile network.
In this dialog there are two entries:
The name of the provider of my SIMcard and the modus of...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-19-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By Ompul
I went throught the complete Preferences, but I...

I went throught the complete Preferences, but I could not find any category which is named as "data service" or likewise.

My hope was, that there are "special configuration files" (hacks,...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-18-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By Ompul
[Firmware 4.0.0.188] Purify the desktop

I do not use the mail service with my 7230.

On top of the desktop "Data connection refused" appears.

Do you know a way to get rid of that message on the start page.

Any hacks available?...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-18-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By Ompul
There's no green "send" button on the 7230,...

There's no green "send" button on the 7230, unfortunately.

And: In the case I talk about, the contact is highlighted yet. By the search.
That is the starting point: the highlighted contact.

I just...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-18-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,464
Posted By Ompul
[7230] Synchronising the addressbook with GoogleSync?

I have a 7230 since a day. My only sync task is the addressbook. I only need the3 fields name, prename and number.

What is your recommendation for such a simple task?

I like the idea of having the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-18-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By Ompul
[7230] Start a call immediately from a marked contact

When I found a contact in the addressbook, it is marked.
I takes several steps to start a call.

Is there any shortcut to start a call in one single step?
(I count each action as a step, even...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-18-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By Ompul
I bought a 7230 (arrived yet) and a 6230 (will...

I bought a 7230 (arrived yet) and a 6230 (will arrive soon) via Ebay for a very small amount. I was curious about the monochrome display. May be the older one even fits better to my "retro" affection...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-13-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By Ompul
The size is nearly the same: 11.3 x 7.5 x...

The size is nearly the same:
11.3 x 7.5 x 2.0
versus
12.1 x 7.7 x 1.8

So: still I'm looking for relevant differences between the 7230 and the 7730

Do you remember in which details the keyboards...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-13-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By Ompul
Please, give me a comment. Just some short...

Please, give me a comment.

Just some short personal points :)

Is it just Bluetooth?

And what is to say against the feature of the 6230 with its 16day standby versus (10 days of the 7290)?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 04-13-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By Ompul
7730 or 7290 (or even 6280 or 6230)?

My beloved 7730, which I used many years, died.

If has fallen down and someone stepped on it.

I like to replace it with another used model I will get via Ebay.

I don't need any modern features of...
Forum: Linux Users Corner 10-13-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,880
Posted By Ompul
@technarch Thanks for your answer. But the...

@technarch

Thanks for your answer.
But the original task manager of BB is not a GTD compatible task manager.
What happens with all the meta information (which, I assume are part of tasks in RTM)...
Forum: Linux Users Corner 09-18-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,880
Posted By Ompul
GTD-Software (Getting things done) under Linux

Hi,

I'm interested in using a task manager which uses the concept of GTD
Getting Things Done - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Getting_Things_Done)

For Windows...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-01-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By Ompul
$29 is to much. I bought my Handheld for $40. I...

$29 is to much. I bought my Handheld for $40.

I installed it - and get an error message.

It seems, that it does not work with the 7730 or an OS lower than 4.2.

Bad luck.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-01-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By Ompul
Understanding storage management

My 7730 comes with a storage of 16 MB + 2 MB.

The desktop manager shows a used storage for applications of 9302KB.

The handheld shows in "options > status"

Free storage: 2230588 Byte
Whole...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-01-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By Ompul
Wanted! Alarm app with some extra features

I miss some features in the standard alarm app of the handheld software 4.0.2 of my 7730.

Could you recommend any alarm app to me which offers all or some of the features I list below?

What do I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ompul
We all will try to help you to get rid of that...

We all will try to help you to get rid of that strong addiction.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Ompul
I already appreciate many parts of the "user...

I already appreciate many parts of the "user experience" after my few days using my BB.
My special interest in technology is usability, specially, efficient ways of usage.
There are already many nice...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ompul
You're welcome as my personal, one and only...

You're welcome as my personal, one and only feel-offended-deputy.

I should write a guideline some day.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ompul
I do. I just wanted to explain my motive to ask...

I do.
I just wanted to explain my motive to ask and of course I wanted to stop laughing ;)

(Because my English is poor and therefore I might not get all nuances of the talk: I did not take JGBerry's...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ompul
Any clear material in front of a dark one appears...

Any clear material in front of a dark one appears dark.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ompul
Thanks for your estimation - and for the mail...

Thanks for your estimation - and for the mail address.

What a pity that there's is no plugin/ app which offers such nice usability boosters right now - before RIM will integrate them into the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ompul
Around the headset socket you find another type...

Around the headset socket you find another type of plastic than the rest of the case.
It seems to be translucent.

That made me think of infrared.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ompul
Me neither. But the website of RIM is bad at all...

Me neither.
But the website of RIM is bad at all in my opinion.

BlackBerry - Devices (http://www.discoverblackberry.com/devices/)
does not even list the 7730.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ompul
7730 as a learning universal infrared remote control?

Some years ago I used a palm for some weeks. There was an app which allowed you to use it as a "learning universal infrared remote control".

Is there any app which let you do that with a BB...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ompul
I hoped there is one. Thanks for your...

I hoped there is one. Thanks for your comment.

Than I change the type of my question:

Would you enjoy a possibility to create shortcuts to open applications from every context? Would you regard...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Ompul
Single-key-shortcut to change profile

Changing a profile needs many steps:

1 Navigating to start page
2 Open profile section (by "P")
3 Scrolling to the profile you want to choose
4 "Space"

That are three steps to much.

Do you know a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ompul
May be you missunderstood my wish. On my GUI in...

May be you missunderstood my wish.

On my GUI in german language the function "lock" could be activated by "V".

The title of the function is "Tastatur_verriegelung".

"K" opens "_Kalender"...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Ompul
Please, what do you mean with "assign a...

Please, what do you mean with "assign a convenience key to an app"?

I know, that it is possible to assign a key to an address. But to an app?

How do you do that?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Ompul
No character is underlined inside the title...

No character is underlined inside the title "Mobipocket Reader".
Forum: Media Center 07-30-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Ompul
I looked at several, but without success. If...

I looked at several, but without success.

If anybody knows a theme which offers realy big icons or even better: an additional visualization with color, e. g. of the time, please give me a hint.

To...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ompul
Lock/ unlock with one single shortcut

Locking and unlocking on a standard mobile phone is easy: Holding "#" does it.
Nothing more to do.
It works in every context. The user does not has to go back to the "start page".

Exactly that...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-30-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Ompul
Open application by shortcut?

Standard applications like addressbook, notes or alarm could be opened by a shortcut - by the character which is underlined in the name.

An application like Mobipocket Reader comes without an...
Forum: Media Center 07-30-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Ompul
Bigger visualization of new SMS/calls?

The icon which visualizes an new incoming SMS or call is quite tiny.

Ist there a way (application or anything else) which offers a bigger visualization?

Thanks.
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