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Forum: RIM Software 05-19-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By sidsub
Thanks for the advice. FWIW, I'm quite sure I was...

Thanks for the advice. FWIW, I'm quite sure I was only asking to get around a side effect of a policy that is intended to deal with a different problem that I'm quite aware of (i.e., this was not...
Forum: RIM Software 05-19-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,997
Posted By sidsub
Bypass corporate filters

I have a Sudoku program on my Blackberry that has the option of getting new puzzles once a day from a server hosted by the site magmic.com. Our corporate IT has blocked that site as being a...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 05-18-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,077
Posted By sidsub
It's past 6am on the east coast, and it's still...

It's past 6am on the east coast, and it's still down for me (AT&T/8820). Unless the original poster really meant it when he/she said EST -- if you go by standard time as opposed to daylight saving...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-23-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,854
Posted By sidsub
I have an AT&T 8820 and have the same issue. It...

I have an AT&T 8820 and have the same issue. It occasionally will connect to the wi-fi network, but will constantly drop the connection to the Blackberry service through the wi-fi link. I've taken...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-20-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,709
Posted By sidsub
Others have already pointed out that the 8830 is...

Others have already pointed out that the 8830 is locked and won't accept third-party sim cards. It also appears to be uncrackable unlike other GSM blackberrys. I would recommend buying a cheap...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-20-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,595
Posted By sidsub
I think European networks are able to offset some...

I think European networks are able to offset some of their costs because they collect from other carriers and land-line customers for inbound calls. This allows them to charge lower fees to their...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-20-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,773
Posted By sidsub
Is your wi-fi turned on? I found that my battery...

Is your wi-fi turned on? I found that my battery was draining pretty quickly if I left the wi-fi on, especially if it was actually not connected. I now only turn wi-fi on when I want to browse, and...
Forum: Buy Sell Trade 02-15-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By sidsub
Wts: Verizon 8830

Details
Item : 8830 (Verizon)
Price : $200 or best offer
Currency : USD
Condition : Perfect working condition, small surface scratches on corners
Includes : Phone, charger, case.

Selling...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-10-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,887
Posted By sidsub
BTW, to clarify, when I said they'd need to...

BTW, to clarify, when I said they'd need to unlock before traveling, I meant they would need to unlock if they planned to use local (non-Sprint) sim cards with the device, as the original poster...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-10-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,887
Posted By sidsub
I don't believe the advice here is correct. GSM...

I don't believe the advice here is correct. GSM in Mexico, like the US, is 850/1900, not 900/1800. I believe the GSM radio on the 8830 is 900/1800 only. Also, no one mentioned having unlocked the...
Forum: Rumor Mill 02-09-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,094
Posted By sidsub
1. Verizon is a different network, different...

1. Verizon is a different network, different towers, etc., so what generation it is has no relevance to your ability to make a call.

2. Whether it's 2G, 3G, 1G, whatever, a GSM phone call is a GSM...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-04-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By sidsub
Here's a site that can link you to BIS portals...

Here's a site that can link you to BIS portals for any carrier:
BlackBerry - Email Setup (http://www.discoverblackberry.com/personalize/blackberry101/email.jsp)
I checked... there is one for BT. All...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 09-20-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By sidsub
I've been using an H700 with my 8830 with no...

I've been using an H700 with my 8830 with no issues. So I don't think there's an inherent compatibility issue. FWIW...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 09-03-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 50,951
Posted By sidsub
Here's the link as an actual link, by the...

Here's the link as an actual link, by the way:
https://publish.insightbb.com/personalfile/personalsite/sublime40/Classic.mp3

Whoever posted that originally (dabull), thank you.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 09-03-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 50,951
Posted By sidsub
It's there. You have to copy and paste the url...

It's there. You have to copy and paste the url into your browser -- it's not an actual link.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 09-03-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 50,951
Posted By sidsub
I had the low ringer volume problem as well. ...

I had the low ringer volume problem as well. Then I downloaded the Classic ringer from this thread --
http://www.blackberryforums.com/media-center/53205-classic-ringtone-thread.html

I used that...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-03-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,477
Posted By sidsub
base64 encoding

Is there a way to turn off base64 encoding in outbound emails? The encoding breaks a lot of stuff in things like mailing list digests and I don't see why it should be there anyway if your language...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-22-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,844
Posted By sidsub
Price?

How the heck did you get the 8830 for $99? I am out of contract and eligible for "discounted" pricing, but if I go online I only see $399 as the price with possibly a $100 rebate (not sure if that...
Forum: Rumor Mill 03-27-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,840
Posted By sidsub
Demand is small compared to worldwide coverage...

Demand is small compared to worldwide coverage since CDMA is used in only a few markets outside the US. Cingular (which is GSM) is the biggest in the US but if you combine the CDMA providers...
Forum: RIM Software 06-22-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,018
Posted By sidsub
Thanks for the help... spent hours with VZW and...

Thanks for the help... spent hours with VZW and then Blackberry tech support before they acknowledged that it was a server-side issue. Somehow it got taken care of the next day. I think there was a...
Forum: BlackBerry Network 06-20-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,684
Posted By sidsub
Incidentally, I just realized that it's also...

Incidentally, I just realized that it's also draining my battery much quicker than normal -- I keep seeing back-and-forth communication between the blackberry and the tower and network messages keep...
Forum: BlackBerry Network 06-20-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,684
Posted By sidsub
I don't have an address set up in BIS. I had the...

I don't have an address set up in BIS. I had the redirector running and this address is used by the BB service to acknowledge messages that have been delivered through the redirector. Normally,...
Forum: BlackBerry Network 06-20-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,684
Posted By sidsub
Stop Redirector Messages

I posted this issue in the software forum but haven't found a fix yet. I was (until this morning), using the Desktop Redirector. However, today the Blackberry service just started spamming me...
Forum: RIM Software 06-20-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,018
Posted By sidsub
Okay, I'm getting desperate now. I am attempting...

Okay, I'm getting desperate now. I am attempting to take it entirely off of the whole redirection mess. I deleted the desktop service books, uninstalled the redirector/desktop, installed the...
Forum: RIM Software 06-20-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,018
Posted By sidsub
I assume the service books for those are Desktop...

I assume the service books for those are Desktop [CMIME] and Desktop [CICAL] or something like that... I deleted those. I stopped redirection, even took my blackberry off wireless. Then did a sync...
Forum: RIM Software 06-20-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,018
Posted By sidsub
How do I stop a flood of blackberry network messages?

I'm using the Desktop Redirector and it's worked fine for me for months. Currently using desktop and handheld version 4.1 with Verizon 7250.

So today, all of a sudden, I'm just getting a flood of...
Forum: Rumor Mill 05-04-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,039
Posted By sidsub
So have any of you tried this version (the link...

So have any of you tried this version (the link points to the version for Telstra) on a Verizon Blackberry? The click-through says it's only for Telstra in Australia, but the bbhub post talks about...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-27-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By sidsub
Trust your car?

Not familiar with the bluetooth in this car, but with any bluetooth device, the sync'ing should happen automatically if you have the "Trusted" flag set in the device properties in your blackberry. ...
Forum: Rumor Mill 04-27-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,039
Posted By sidsub
Does vzw have an updated release date?

As of noon central on 4/27, it's not on the smithmicro web site. Do any of you who have connections with Verizon Wireless been given an updated release date?
Forum: RIM Software 12-27-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 156,958
Posted By sidsub
I wrote this earlier, and my latest bill, which...

I wrote this earlier, and my latest bill, which covered the period of my experiment with tethering, had no extra charges. Just FYI. YMMV, etc. And obviously, one would be stealing service if one...
Forum: RIM Software 12-14-2005, 03:25 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 156,958
Posted By sidsub
I asked about this earlier and someone suggested...

I asked about this earlier and someone suggested that you will get charged for tethering at some ungodly rate. Does anyone know for sure? Can VZW even tell if you're tethering? I've only briefly...
Forum: RIM Software 11-29-2005, 09:49 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 156,958
Posted By sidsub
I am in Austin, Texas, and I have the same issue....

I am in Austin, Texas, and I have the same issue. Solid roaming indicator everywhere I go in town, but everything else is working great. I am not worried about it though since I know I can't...
Forum: RIM Software 11-27-2005, 01:45 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 156,958
Posted By sidsub
Tethering without tethering plan

Okay, I have it working, never signed up for the $15 extra for tethering but am tethering anyway. Does someone know what I'll be charged for when I'm tethered? Do they count minutes off my plan or...
Forum: Rumor Mill 11-07-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 52,297
Posted By sidsub
I just picked up a 7250 last weekend, and while I...

I just picked up a 7250 last weekend, and while I never asked, the sales rep herself told me that these were going to get "broadband access". Apparently, a recent change came down from Verizon hq...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-06-2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By sidsub
True... having an aggregating web client would...

True... having an aggregating web client would help in that situation, although one could, in your situation aggregate one's mail into something like gmail, and then have that forward to the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-06-2005, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By sidsub
If you do have Internet access through other...

If you do have Internet access through other means, and if the mail is coming through other accounts, then use your regular email client, or web-based email client to check. I've never given out my...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-06-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By sidsub
Will the new T-Mo web client be used by other carriers

I'm on T-Mobile now, and (unlike some others in this forum), really like the new web client, especially the ability to reply to mail from different accounts with different return addresses. I am...
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