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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 04-16-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,117
Posted By Cooper
Re: Build quality issues, anyone else with this experience

Actually the replacement is for Ray Laflamme... scientific director of The Institute for Quantum Computing and personal friends of Mike Lazaridis.

I love your assumptions of how I make stuff up all...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 04-16-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,117
Posted By Cooper
Re: Build quality issues, anyone else with this experience

FYI...

As I replace one today that had a keyboard issue (random keys don't work or require being pressed incredibly firmly) My own replaced 9900 now needs replacing.

It acts as if the back button...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-21-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,182
Posted By Cooper
Regional differences?

Hi all,

So I've been tasked to order a PB as a gift for someone and found out that they want it shipped to Austria where the person receiving it is.

My biggest question is will the recipient have...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 03-20-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,117
Posted By Cooper
Re: Build quality issues, anyone else with this experience

Yeah well my boss literally never touches his (he's got an iPhone,) but he kept it charged. Mine worked well for months, then died randomly.

The other two with the keyboard problem, one was on a...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 03-20-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,117
Posted By Cooper
Build quality issues, anyone else with this experience

I'm just wondering if anyone else has seen their own or their workplace Bold 9900's fail.

I've had a history of 4 hardware failures with 9900's that were all purchased months apart.

My own and my...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 03-06-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 28,511
Posted By Cooper
Re: Latest OS 9900 7.1.0.921/7.1.0.267 (All Languages)

So I've downloaded this and am having an issue.

Once installed, I reboot my computer and then delete the vendor.xml file.

Once I un the loader program it sees my device, scans and then only shows...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-25-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,576
Posted By Cooper
Re: Is Anyone At Bb Watching?

Ummm...

150,000.00 CAD = 150,338.25 USD Look up the exchange rate you dummy


BlackPad was dropped way back before the PlayBook even launched... none of us here use code names once a name has...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-16-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,332
Posted By Cooper
Re: Playbook Malfuctioning

PlayBook Technical Support Phone Number - PlayBook Help Phone (http://us.blackberry.com/support/playbook-support/contact.jsp)

If you just got it you're within the 90 days of "complimentary support"...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-16-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,332
Posted By Cooper
Re: Playbook Malfuctioning

Welcome to the forums. You have the same issue as me.

I bet even when you eventually get it powered on after the battery goes to 0% you can no longer use AppWorld.

I sent mine in for repair once...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-16-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By Cooper
Re: Never getting a new one :(

The money used to buy it was federal government funding, educational...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-16-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By Cooper
Re: Never getting a new one :(

I much appreciate your support.

I actually am the IT department within my organization (there's a very large IT group in our business but I'm serving a specific group of 200) so if we want this...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-16-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By Cooper
Re: Mike L's "secret" company?

Sorry for that, feel free to move it around if possible.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-16-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By Cooper
Re: Mike L's "secret" company?

People - Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=30&Itemid=72&pi=Cosimo_Fiorenza)

"is the Vice-President and General...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-16-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By Cooper
Re: Never getting a new one :(

I just feel bad for wasting taxpayers money... (It's a work device and I work in the public sector)

and I mean, I DID actually get it RMA'ed once :P. At that point they should have replaced...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-16-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By Cooper
Re: Mike L's "secret" company?

I put it in general because it isn't a rumour... the company exists.

xxxx You
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-16-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By Cooper
Mike L's "secret" company?

So Mike Lazaridis, along with Cosimo Fiorenza (Former counsel for RIM, personal counsel of Mike L) and some other associates created a company named "Infinite Potential Group" within the past few...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-16-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,733
Posted By Cooper
Re: Good summary of my PlayBook issue

Those have been done repeatedly... a few dozen times.
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-16-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By Cooper
Never getting a new one :(

Some of you are familiar with my issues, and my support experiences.

So I called up again today because my PlayBook after going for repair still exhibits the same issues.

Eventually the PB is...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-09-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,472
Posted By Cooper
Re: Playbook popup "Sign in with your Blackberry ID"

Secure wipe (eg "De-brick") or reset your password to see if it will ask you to reenter your password.

Sadly this sounds like the issue I have on my PB. Mine is more of a "playbook all of a sudden...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 02-09-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,733
Posted By Cooper
Good summary of my PlayBook issue

Plugged in via USB to my computer

http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/160/img00000001lf.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/11/img00000001lf.jpg/)

10 Minutes...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-25-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,552
Posted By Cooper
Re: NEW 2.o vid

That is an internal build which we most likely will not have access to.

Currently the beta is for developers to test their apps, not to provide full functionality.

Hopefully within the next month...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-25-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,047
Posted By Cooper
Re: The most uniquely broken PlayBook?

Doubtful, I'd be told I'm using it wrong and I just don't get it.

Those people who told me about Jim's departure from the co-CEO role were in marketing and were just as ignorant to the change needed...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-25-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,047
Posted By Cooper
Re: The most uniquely broken PlayBook?

Yeah... right now I've been charging it since my post almost 2 hours ago... I'm at 1%

the most annoying part is when you e-mail playbooksupport@blackberry.com you actually get a reply saying "sorry...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 01-25-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,427
Posted By Cooper
Re: Leaked OS 7.1.0.205 for the 9900

Audio problem.

When playing pack a song in the media player, the track will all of a sudden be full of static and echo. If you stop and start (or go back or forward) playback, it all of a sudden...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-25-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,047
Posted By Cooper
Re: The most uniquely broken PlayBook?

I've got to send it back again.

It started not charging and now tells me it can't validate my BlackBerryID (the only way to fix it until 2.0 is to wipe the device)

Thanks Quanta... you've proven...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-25-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,957
Posted By Cooper
Re: Local radio station asks for reflection on RIM

@stevetaz

The unfortunate part is the ignoring comes right from Mike L. a guy obsessed with the security model RIM provided and the great hardware and OS on the PlayBook.

He literally didn't...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-25-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,957
Posted By Cooper
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-25-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,957
Posted By Cooper
Local radio station asks for reflection on RIM

CHYM 96.7 - Appreciation Motion for Research In Motion. - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C60ECCJO900&list=HL1327504850&feature=mh_lolz)

So they're saying we need to consider what RIM has...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-25-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,758
Posted By Cooper
Re: RIM's Lazaridis, Balsillie resign

Foxconn has labour issues that will most likely always remain in some way or another. You think 300 employees threatening to jump is a problem? They have 900,000 employees. Apple did also state...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-23-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,920
Posted By Cooper
Re: New RIM CEO: “I Don’t Think There Is A Drastic Change Needed”

Maybe he knows something we don't.

Maybe he feels what RIM has started to embark on (actually make the PB viable, get going with OS 10 and the major roll-out it will have)

I do get worried that...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-23-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,758
Posted By Cooper
Re: RIM's Lazaridis, Balsillie resign

I found the 8 minute "meet our new CEO" video was a little unflattering, but we'll have to see what happens in the next few months.

Obviously the most important to show that they're capable is to...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-23-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,758
Posted By Cooper
Re: RIM's Lazaridis, Balsillie resign

But Mike is plopping another $50 Million to up his stake in the company.... so obviously he cares about its regrowth and future success. ;-)
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 01-23-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,758
Posted By Cooper
Re: RIM's Lazaridis, Balsillie resign

I still believe my rumour of Jim being removed from the co-CEO role was correct. It's just instead of only him, Mike has been asked to get lost too!

Anyways.. Stock is already up in the...
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-22-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,446
Posted By Cooper
Breaking News - Jim & Mike to be replaced as CEO's

RIM Replaces CEOs as it Struggles to Answer Apple - Bloomberg (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-23/rim-replaces-ceos-as-it-struggles-to-answer-apple.html)

Is this proof enough that I was right...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-06-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,259
Posted By Cooper
Re: Two "desktop" contact lists: How to remove one

I just used this today. Perfect!
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-06-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,197
Posted By Cooper
Re: PlayBook OS 2.0 not coming until Feb 2012?

Copying from a 'word processor' into a text box would not automatically capitalize everything.

The 'BlackPad' HAS a word processor. It's called WordToGo. And I believe you can also access this...
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-04-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,863
Posted By Cooper
Re: Jim Balsillie is leaving...

Right right... forgot they not only share a CEO position but they share a chairman of the board position...

Anyways, yes Jim and Mike need to kind of step back, this isn't some little company with...
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-04-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,863
Posted By Cooper
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-03-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,863
Posted By Cooper
Re: Jim Balsillie is leaving...

http://www.therecord.com/news/business/article/648563--rim-stock-up-more-than-five-per-cent-on-reports-of-possible-board-shakeup

So the stock is rallying because the board is rumoured to be asking...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-27-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,047
Posted By Cooper
Re: The most uniquely broken PlayBook?

So far so good. Admittedly I've barely used the thing but I played some NFS and Tetris, ran the demo video in a loop.. more or less I'm trying to take it through charge cycles.

Battery was 5% last...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-22-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,153
Posted By Cooper
Re: Angry Birds now on PlayBook

I play it on (rather played, i beat it with 3 stars on each) Google+

why pay for a similar or identical version?
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-22-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,047
Posted By Cooper
Re: The most uniquely broken PlayBook?

They've sent it back. It's upgrading to 1.0.8.

No details as to what they did, same device (S/N matches)

I'll be using it during my week off from work.... Sadly, I'm expecting my issues will come...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-15-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,047
Posted By Cooper
Re: The most uniquely broken PlayBook?

Twice now I've called back to tech support because they want *something* from me before they'll repair or replace the unit. Each time the person on the phone said they had to transfer me to to rep...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 12-13-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,047
Posted By Cooper
Re: The most uniquely broken PlayBook?

RIM support (3rd party Quanta) called me back....

Looks like my problem is so unique that they don't see anything wrong with the device and just might refuse replacement.

Thanks RIM.


--- I'm on...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-12-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,799
Posted By Cooper
Re: Battery life on 7.0.0.585

Yeah this was more for a full test of how long it can go on this OS. If I do some further testing, I'll see the time it takes to go form 100 down to 30 or 20%

Kind of silly there's this 'rule' for...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-12-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,799
Posted By Cooper
Battery life on 7.0.0.585

Although it doesn't look to be posted here, the official 7.0.0.585 was released.

I installed it on Friday... here's a summary of my battery life through some fairly low use this weekend. I would...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 12-09-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 26,867
Posted By Cooper
Re: Latest OS: 9900 7.0.0.2290/7.0.0.540 (Multilanguage)

7.0.0.585 is out from Vodaphone now.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-30-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 26,867
Posted By Cooper
Talking Re: Latest OS: 9900 7.0.0.2290/7.0.0.540 (Multilanguage)

Yeah I'm now finding I'm forgetting about charging my battery until it's way down low 2 days later.

Loving this release.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-30-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,822
Posted By Cooper
Re: Delete Blackberry Messenger

Run the AppLoader and un-check it from your list of what features to install?
Forum: Beta You Than Me 11-30-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 27,582
Posted By Cooper
Re: Leaked OS 7.1.0.74 for the 9900

Links are now down. Aww :(
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