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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-06-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,535
Posted By EricScott
Maximum Attachment Size (Outgoing)

So I just tried using the video recorder on my Bold for the first time. I recorded maybe a 20 sec video at the highest quality. When I went to email it I got a message saying the file size exceeded...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-15-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,770
Posted By EricScott
thanks for the suggestions. I think I'll try the...

thanks for the suggestions. I think I'll try the tape approach. I think the business card will be too thick.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-14-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,770
Posted By EricScott
Question Battery cover just a LITTLE loose

My battery cover has always been nice and snug and just the other day it started getting a little bit loose. I didn't drop it and I never really take the cover off so not sure what caused it. In...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-06-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By EricScott
Think I'm going to exchange it. At first I...

Think I'm going to exchange it. At first I wasn't going to b/c I didn't feel like re-doing my BSE screen protector. But since that seems to be peeling off slightly I want to re-do it anyway.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-06-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,718
Posted By EricScott
I put a Best Skins Ever on my 9700 and it feel...

I put a Best Skins Ever on my 9700 and it feel the screen perfectly. However I noticed that lower right corner came up ever so slightly on the beveled edge. I've used 3 or 4 of these on various...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-05-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 676
Posted By EricScott
Question Best Skins Ever / Invisible Shield - Getting it to Stick

So I got my BSE about a week ago for the 9700. I only installed the screen protector. When I put it on, it took a while for the thing to adhere. In the past when I've done this I typically had a...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-05-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By EricScott
Question Loose "chin" on the 9700

Just noticed the other day that the little plastic piece on the bottom of the phone that looks like a chin and says "AT&T" on it is loose - it moves side to side and up and down. Pretty annoying b/c...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-24-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,008
Posted By EricScott
Figured it out. Basically if you have someone...

Figured it out. Basically if you have someone who is a BBM contact and they are "linked" to your contacts then if you send or receive a text from them it shows up in BBM. The way to separate the...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-24-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,008
Posted By EricScott
yeah exactly...the audio alerts are what bother...

yeah exactly...the audio alerts are what bother me. the person I was texting with is a BBM contact so I guess it's possible it only does that w/ a BBM contact.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-24-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,008
Posted By EricScott
Question SMS vs. BBM?

So I was just texting w/ someone and the notification that pops up is the little blue BBM bubbles. And I can view the chat in either the SMS app or BBM. Did they merge the two in 5.0? Not sure I...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-23-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,855
Posted By EricScott
I was a little more than one year into my 2 year...

I was a little more than one year into my 2 year contract and due for a new device. I signed a new 2 year contract to get the net $50 price.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-22-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,855
Posted By EricScott
So to all the doubters....I went to my local...

So to all the doubters....I went to my local store in Mt. Kisco and got an 9700 for $150 less a $100 MIR...the in-store displays promoted the phone as $50....so this is the third separate store that...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-21-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,855
Posted By EricScott
Wouldn't be surprised....although the guy knew I...

Wouldn't be surprised....although the guy knew I was looking for the 9700 since that's why I came in in the first place.

I will be shocked if they are actually right.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-20-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,855
Posted By EricScott
AT&T to Sell the 9700 for $150 less $100 MIR???

So I went to two separate AT&T corporate stores in NYC asking if they had the 9700 (basically begging them to sell it to me). Two separate sales reps (one of whom I've dealt with before and who...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-18-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,308
Posted By EricScott
Not sure. I actually didn't buy mine from AT&T...

Not sure. I actually didn't buy mine from AT&T so not an option for me. Ordered a new back cover from amazon and it arrived the other day. Definitely better than my original (broken) one but not...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 08-09-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,308
Posted By EricScott
Question Battery Cover is Loose

So I dropped my bold the other day and the battery cover popped off. None of the little plastic edges seemed to break but now the cover seems to be a little loose....the latch at the bottom of the...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 07-19-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,828
Posted By EricScott
sweet...is that the type of thing they do...

sweet...is that the type of thing they do frequently? Or is like waiting for a software update?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 07-19-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,828
Posted By EricScott
Google Maps - Certificate Has Expired Error Message

So I use Google Maps w/ the Bold's GPS all the time to see what traffic looks like around NYC. The last two days, whenever I start Google Maps, I keep getting prompted with a pop up that reads "You...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-30-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 43,237
Posted By EricScott
I think 266 is worth the upgrade from 167. I...

I think 266 is worth the upgrade from 167. I can't make a direct comparison b/c I had upgraded from 167 to 210 a while back and then from 210 to 266 about 3 weeks ago. Both upgrades were...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 05-28-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By EricScott
Read this re: AT&T upgrading it's 3G from HSPA...

Read this re: AT&T upgrading it's 3G from HSPA 3.6 to 7.2. AFAIK, the Bold is only capable of 3.6 so I guess they will need to release a 7.2 capable BB.

AT&T- News Room...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-28-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,946
Posted By EricScott
I gave up on tunebite a long time ago - never...

I gave up on tunebite a long time ago - never purchased it. The demos I tried didn't work consistently at all. Haven't found a good solution but frankly haven't been looking so much. I don't...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 05-27-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By EricScott
Interesting....so I guess you are pretty much...

Interesting....so I guess you are pretty much hosed no matter what on AT&T right now. I guess while they are transitioning from EDGE to 3G coverage is going to be spotty for both. Overall my 3G...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 05-25-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By EricScott
I have had the Bold on AT&T since the day it came...

I have had the Bold on AT&T since the day it came out and have generally been pretty happy. Came from a Pearl so the size/weight took some getting used to but once I did, I feel / felt like other...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-06-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 43,237
Posted By EricScott
So I'm on AT&T and just upgraded from 210 which...

So I'm on AT&T and just upgraded from 210 which I've had for months without any real issues to 266. This is the first version I have used with the Visual Voice Mail icon. I know AT&T hasn't enabled...
Forum: BlackBerry Network 03-24-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,615
Posted By EricScott
I'm on AT&T and I have one way sync of read and...

I'm on AT&T and I have one way sync of read and deleted messages (haven't tried the passwords or sigs, nor do I plan to). Updated both my 9000 and my wife's 8300 this weekend and both have one way...
Forum: BlackBerry Network 03-22-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,615
Posted By EricScott
So I deleted and re-added gmail on both mine and...

So I deleted and re-added gmail on both mine and my wife's BB's and it seems to be working....read messages and deleted messages on the BB sync after a few seconds (deleted items always synced for us...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 02-16-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,469
Posted By EricScott
I noticed a very weird voicemail notification bug...

I noticed a very weird voicemail notification bug the other day on my AT&T Bold running .210. I got off a phone call and all of a sudden the voicemail indicator light appears and shows I have like...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-31-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,384
Posted By EricScott
Question Bold vs. 8900 Screen Size (not resolution)

Have had the Bold since the day it was released in the US and love it. But since I am never completely satisfied I felt like I had to take a look at the 8900. A store near me had an unbranded one. ...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-26-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By EricScott
Will give it a shot...I actually do that fairly...

Will give it a shot...I actually do that fairly often. I am incredibly anal and careful w/ the bold. Can't deal w/ the holster and I need to have it on me at all times so no other options.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-26-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By EricScott
1. Yes...but very carefully - no lint gets in...

1. Yes...but very carefully - no lint gets in there, etc

2. No

Note that physical key does not stick at all. It appears to be a software issue.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-26-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By EricScott
Question Sporadic behavior w/ the "A" key on my Bold

So I got the AT&T Bold the day it came out in the US. Ran 167 until about a month ago when I updated to 210. Everything was great until a week or so ago when I noticed that my "A" key wasn't...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
Thanks for all the help. Everything seems to be...

Thanks for all the help. Everything seems to be working. Registered so I am getting emails. Synced w/ DM so I have my contacts and calendar appts back. Now I just need to mess around w/ all of...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
Ok...very weird....so before running JLCmder I...

Ok...very weird....so before running JLCmder I just used the loader.exe method. It recognized the device asked me if I wanted to update the software, I clicked the various checkboxes and then I got...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
By toast I meant that I would need to wipe...

By toast I meant that I would need to wipe it.

Hit reset and I got the hourglass for a minute or two and then the same reset error.

Guess I will try JLCmder.

Will go for the new SIM as well...once...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
So I shouldn't even try to use loader.exe....the...

So I shouldn't even try to use loader.exe....the thing is toast? have to use JL_Cmder...never done it before but heard it is pretty easy.

Thanks for the real time replies.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
Yeah...wasn't plugged into a USB por ton the...

Yeah...wasn't plugged into a USB por ton the back...will try that out.

What should I do about the App Error 205 first? Should I hit Reset?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
Update...after a while of the spinning hourglass,...

Update...after a while of the spinning hourglass, a screen came up saying Blackberry Platform 2.7.90 (I think those were the numbers) and then listed the main applications....address book, calendar,...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
Okay well I started the update process, it...

Okay well I started the update process, it started Erasing the applications, then I left the room...came back maybe 10 mins later and Desktop Manager said "A fatal error occurred while updating your...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
Thanks. Actually went to AT&T this morning and...

Thanks. Actually went to AT&T this morning and the guy said he had the exact same problem w/ his 8300 a while ago and swapping the SIM didn't fix it. I specifically asked if the SIM should be...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By EricScott
Question Recommended OS for 8300?

My wife has had an 8300 on AT&T for about 18 months (she's running the original software 4.2.2.89). Lately she has been getting constant Sim Card Errors where the signal switches to "SOS" and she...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-04-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,946
Posted By EricScott
Well does anyone know of a DRM free site for...

Well does anyone know of a DRM free site for movie and TV downloads? Haven't found one. That's what I'm really looking for.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-03-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,077
Posted By EricScott
So I posted in the Sling Forum and got an answer...

So I posted in the Sling Forum and got an answer to my question re: the Connection Method setting. WiFi Preferred wasn't working in my home b/c while the WiFi network was active, due to the loopback...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-31-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,077
Posted By EricScott
Thanks for the reply. On the WiFi issue, I have...

Thanks for the reply.

On the WiFi issue, I have only tried the WiFi w/in my apartment. Honestly I don't really plan on using SPM in my apartment so it's not a big deal. Will have to try it at a...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-30-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,077
Posted By EricScott
Another "issue" I have been having which seems...

Another "issue" I have been having which seems very inconsistent is sometimes when I try to start the app it asks me to re-login to my sling account (has my email and pw saved and ready)...other...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-30-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,077
Posted By EricScott
It's working awesome for me as well. One issue I...

It's working awesome for me as well. One issue I am having is with the "Connection Method" setting. By default it says WiFi Preferred. When I leave it like that it can't connect (could be an issue...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 12-29-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By EricScott
Maybe I'm an idiot but I can't see where to login...

Maybe I'm an idiot but I can't see where to login to my sling account on the web. I set it on the support tab but no where to enter my sling box info.

However, I don't currently have a Wifi...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 12-29-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By EricScott
downloaded from the mobile site...install went...

downloaded from the mobile site...install went fine. however I can't login to my sling account from the program on the BB...it says "unable to connect to slingbox server" or something like that. I...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-29-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,816
Posted By EricScott
So I installed OS 210 this morning - it's beta...

So I installed OS 210 this morning - it's beta but based on the glowing reviews I've read I figured it was worth a shot. I was blown away by how quickly the Bold updates - 30 mins from plugging in...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-25-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,816
Posted By EricScott
Check out this thread...I posted in the...

Check out this thread...I posted in the BlackBerry Support forums and got a pretty good response back. Unfortunatley I think the solution is to reinstall the software. I may try the SIM reseating...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-25-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,816
Posted By EricScott
Just did another test and I can send and receive...

Just did another test and I can send and receive SMS. Also I can see the SMS-Inbox and Outbox folders if I go to Menu / Folders. The only thing not working is the Alt-S shortcut (and Alt-M, etc),...
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