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Forum: BlackBerry Themes 04-26-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,644
Posted By yparlor
The Today plus theme is awesome. I like being...

The Today plus theme is awesome. I like being able to scroll over for the traditional dimension layout but still have the calendar and message options with the today side...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-14-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,020
Posted By yparlor
After reading this thread I did some digging on...

After reading this thread I did some digging on the net and was able to find the new 4.5 OS. I have not installed it on my device but from what I have read from others who have, it does seem to have...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-15-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,983
Posted By yparlor
Apple is a great company, but until they open the...

Apple is a great company, but until they open the application market to 3rd parties for the Iphone, it will always leave certain things to be desired. The inability to do a lot of modification on...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 02-15-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By yparlor
If you're unsure the theme you have made is...

If you're unsure the theme you have made is 'safe' for your phone, I'd recommend doing a backup prior to loading it to the device. That way if it does go up in smoke, you can always revert to your...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 02-15-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,277
Posted By yparlor
I don't believe tasks show on the calender in the...

I don't believe tasks show on the calender in the Today style themes. I have also noticed that if you add an event to your calendar that is all-day rather than one that has a fixed start and end...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-15-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By yparlor
This is a little off topic, but do any of you...

This is a little off topic, but do any of you guys know of a site that streams video that is the native resolution of the 83XX series? I've used a few different sites but the video files are at a...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-15-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By yparlor
John is right - like always... switch device...

John is right - like always... switch device wizard is the fastest and easiest way to transfer everything. I did so when upgrading my phone and had no problems.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-15-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,983
Posted By yparlor
Sorry to hear that you departed for the 'dark'...

Sorry to hear that you departed for the 'dark' side, but welcome home! =P

Iphone is a great device and as a huge fan of apple I can say that they hit a home run with that unit. Great for the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-15-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By yparlor
Mine usually remembers what email I was last on...

Mine usually remembers what email I was last on and goes immediately to that message. Not sure why yours starts at the bottom. Can imagine it can get quite annoying, especially when you're loaded...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-15-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,630
Posted By yparlor
Left key is keyboard lock. Right key is...

Left key is keyboard lock.

Right key is Camera.

I have autolock installed on my 8310 so I may change the left key to something else... voice notes in 4.5 would be very nice.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-15-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,988
Posted By yparlor
I have had this issue as well. When I attempt to...

I have had this issue as well. When I attempt to forward a message, I am unable to edit or delete the original text. I can add to it, but I have not found a way to delete the text itself. This...
Forum: Media Center 02-13-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 40,883
Posted By yparlor
Yes, a very nice list indeed. Haven't done much...

Yes, a very nice list indeed. Haven't done much surfing yet, but the traffic.com site is a great one if you have a daily commute. You can set it up for mobile alerts, specific route and time. Very...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 02-10-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,979
Posted By yparlor
The theme looks good. A favorite band of mine as...

The theme looks good. A favorite band of mine as well. Any chance you can port that over to the 83xx series?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,737
Posted By yparlor
I have used both and originally I made the move...

I have used both and originally I made the move from the Pearl to the Curve for the same reasons you have mentioned - larger screen and full QWERTY keyboard...

It is nice having the larger screen,...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,167
Posted By yparlor
Changing to the convenience key to lock is nice...

Changing to the convenience key to lock is nice but then you are losing out on one of the two convenience keys...

I have installed Autolock on my 8310 and it works fine. The program was written for...
Forum: Media Center 02-09-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,644
Posted By yparlor
Tinytube.net is another one that works pretty...

Tinytube.net is another one that works pretty well. I've been using it on my 8310.
Forum: Media Center 02-09-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,775
Posted By yparlor
Try a battery pull and see if it does anything. ...

Try a battery pull and see if it does anything. Also, make sure the media card is seated well in the phone itself, they can be sensitive on the sensors...
Forum: Media Center 02-09-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,880
Posted By yparlor
Hopefully a future update covers this or someone...

Hopefully a future update covers this or someone figures out how to utilize the entire screen on the Curve. I have used some other sites for mobile videos and am having the same issue. Haven't...
Forum: Media Center 02-09-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,608
Posted By yparlor
Don't suppose you'll be putting up a New York...

Don't suppose you'll be putting up a New York Giants/David slaying Goliath theme anytime soon? =P

Any hopes of a 49ers theme on the horizon? Whatever style you may feel like?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By yparlor
Tinytube.net is another good site you can use,...

Tinytube.net is another good site you can use, its not streaming video but you can go there from your BB Browser and download video clips directly to your phone. Has worked well for me thus far, my...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By yparlor
That's odd. The friend I had was having that...

That's odd. The friend I had was having that problem on a Pearl, not a Curve.

You should try going into your phone and deleting everything that you don't use. I am running about 27MB free on my...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,563
Posted By yparlor
Opera Mini Hands down for me. The default...

Opera Mini Hands down for me. The default browser is not too bad but I'm definitely looking forward to any improvements they may make to it for the new OS release.

With Opera you can view true web...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By yparlor
The Curve is a great phone and I can't imagine...

The Curve is a great phone and I can't imagine why you wouldn't like it. Also, I wouldn't anticipate the new models coming out anytime soon so you may find yourself waiting for a few months. I...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By yparlor
As long as the fitting goes in without a hitch I...

As long as the fitting goes in without a hitch I don't imagine any problems doing so. I've even used an old Motorola charger that had the same fitting as my 8310 Curve when I was in a pinch and that...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,476
Posted By yparlor
Definitely a scam. Stay away.

Definitely a scam. Stay away.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-09-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By yparlor
I have not had this problem recently but have a...

I have not had this problem recently but have a friend who complained about the same thing. How much free memory do you have on your device and how many text messages are there in your SMS/MMS...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 02-09-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,306
Posted By yparlor
Today plus is awesome. Combines the today them...

Today plus is awesome. Combines the today them with a zen style so you can style change which icons you see on the homescreen when moving to the right.

Guess it will have to do until OS 4.5 and the...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 02-03-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,524
Posted By yparlor
Is it possible with today themes to change the...

Is it possible with today themes to change the home screen icons? I like that option in ZEN theme styles but the today is just a lot more functional... I've done some searching but with the Today...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-01-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By yparlor
It doesn't surprise me that TMobile would...

It doesn't surprise me that TMobile would 'terminate' your warranty when you end your contract with them, it seems pretty typical of the terrible service offered by wireless phone companies in the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-24-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,911
Posted By yparlor
The GPS on the curve is pretty reliable, although...

The GPS on the curve is pretty reliable, although again I wouldn't count on it being a lifesaver. BBtracker is a good program and there are others out there that will turn your Curve into a compass,...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 32,408
Posted By yparlor
I had a similar issue with my Blackberry 8100. ...

I had a similar issue with my Blackberry 8100. It went into an endless reset loop and the only way I could stop it would be to just remove the battery. Luckily, I was able to take mine into AT&T...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,373
Posted By yparlor
I would stay away from the transparent plastic...

I would stay away from the transparent plastic cover. Although I did not try the Seido one that people have talked about on the forums, I did use another 'knock-off' purchased on Ebay and it was...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,243
Posted By yparlor
I am using a Sandisk 2GB card in my Curve and it...

I am using a Sandisk 2GB card in my Curve and it has worked flawlessly.

I also had a Pearl 8100 and upgraded to the 8310. I did not encrypt the card or anything of the sort. In fact, I actually...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By yparlor
You can thank your Mobile provider for all of...

You can thank your Mobile provider for all of that. I have AT & T and they are terrible with loading too many icons on the phone. I have heard you can manually delete them while loading the OS to...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,587
Posted By yparlor
The comparison between a Blackberry and the...

The comparison between a Blackberry and the Samsung Blackjack is not really a fair one, especially in this environment!

I'm going to jump on the bandwagon though and tell you that there is no doubt...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,627
Posted By yparlor
Invisible shield is great, but you definitely pay...

Invisible shield is great, but you definitely pay the price. I'm not sure about the removable and reusable aspect of it but the tacky feeling is very good especially if you have a bad grip or butter...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By yparlor
Yes a firmware update for the phone may be what...

Yes a firmware update for the phone may be what you need. If that doesn't do the trick, then I would definitely fight for a replacement handset. That's too bad, because the speaker on this phone is...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By yparlor
A lot of times low memory may be the culprit, but...

A lot of times low memory may be the culprit, but I've had the issue myself and my available memory never drops below 20MB... A reset usually does the trick for me, don't even need to do the battery...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By yparlor
With the trackball, you can also adjust its...

With the trackball, you can also adjust its sensitivity if its a little too touchy for you.

Options > Screen/Keyboard > Trackball sensitivity

It took me some time to learn to love the track ball...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,870
Posted By yparlor
It depends what you are using the phone for. I...

It depends what you are using the phone for. I currently have a 2GB card in my phone and never come anywhere close to using it's full storage space. I use maybe 10% of so of the 2GB for a bunch of...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By yparlor
I have had this happen to me as well. I noticed...

I have had this happen to me as well. I noticed that after taking the picture, if you open the menu using the menu key and close the phone application from there, then the picture you just snapped...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By yparlor
I've just been using Nero to cut and edit MP3's. ...

I've just been using Nero to cut and edit MP3's. It has worked just fine for me, only complaint is getting the ringtone to be exactly what you want, if you don't mind a non-perfect tone then this is...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By yparlor
I'm not sure how this will work in your location,...

I'm not sure how this will work in your location, but I purchsed an unlocked 8310 through Craigslist and have had no issues. Price was right and the transaction went smoothly, although I have heard...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-19-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,186
Posted By yparlor
4.3 has been rumored for a few months now......

4.3 has been rumored for a few months now... first it was set for a late 2007 release and now has been pushed to May? Last word I heard was sometime 'early' first quarter, then again that was on the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-13-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,418
Posted By yparlor
Opera Mini BB Maps Google...

Opera Mini
BB Maps
Google Maps
Viigo
Beamberry
Autolock <--- Must Have

Trying to figure out which mapping program I like better, I'll make up my mind when I can get the damn GPS to work =P
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-13-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By yparlor
I've had my curve for a few weeks now, and I'm...

I've had my curve for a few weeks now, and I'm still pretty slow at typing compared to suretype and my Pearl. I would say somewhere around 30 WPM.

It would be interesting to find a test somewhere...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-13-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,627
Posted By yparlor
I would highly recommend checked out an invisible...

I would highly recommend checked out an invisible shield at invisibleSHIELD | iPod Case, Screen Protector, Cover, Shield, Skin, Invisible Shield (http://www.shieldzone.com). I had a full case cover...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 12-13-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 136,663
Posted By yparlor
Just Did this procedure on my unlocked 8310 on...

Just Did this procedure on my unlocked 8310 on AT&T and it works like a charm. Thanks!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-09-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By yparlor
2MB is not nearly enough free space on the BB. ...

2MB is not nearly enough free space on the BB. Do a forum search and look up ways to save memory by deleting applications and other things you do not use. For example, deleting the extra languages...
Forum: BlackBerry Themes 12-09-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,540
Posted By yparlor
Theme looks awesome. Now if we could just have...

Theme looks awesome. Now if we could just have an 8300 version up, the world would be complete.
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