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Forum: Rumor Mill 10-29-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,745
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: Os 7.1

It is expected that this release will include wifi sharing (on those carriers that allow it) and wifi calling (on those carriers that have such a feature). Hopefully out in November.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-29-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,542
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: T-Mobile UMA and WiFi Hotspot Update

It is a 4G and OS7 problem. There are carriers other than T-Mobile that utilize UMA. Rogers and Orange come to mind. Neither of them have UMA enabled on their 9900's yet either.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-27-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,916
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: INTERNET CALLS WITH A BlackBerry

you can call anybody in your phone book via IM+. It is a bit clunky, since it is not full duplex. It is almost like nextel direct connect, where you have to press a button to talk and release to...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-26-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,708
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: my 9900 is T-mobile's. but sim card is at&t

switch to Simplemobile. They have a prepaid blackberry plan. MVNO on the T-mobile network, and the added bonus is that your new T-Mobile 9900 will get 3/4G
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-26-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,916
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: INTERNET CALLS WITH A BlackBerry

you can purchase IM+ from shape services, which allows you to access Skype from a blackberry
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-22-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,542
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: T-Mobile UMA and WiFi Hotspot Update

Currently, Blackberries are the only phones sold by T-Mo that support full UMA. THe Android phones have a software based VOIP calling program that does not support hand-off. I would guess that...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-11-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,134
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: USA AT&T Blackberry traveling in China

Those plans aren't available to new users on ATT. For new users, you can just bend over and take it up the rear if you want to travel and use your phone.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-09-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,542
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: T-Mobile UMA and WiFi Hotspot Update

a poster on Crackberry, who supposedly works for RIM, states that he has UMA on his 9900, but that it is still a bit buggy. He also stated that he believes it will support handoff when it is finally...
Forum: Rumor Mill 09-09-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,431
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: 9810 for sale on ATT

...or one coming to T-Mobile? That's a rumor I would definitely like to hear!
Forum: Beta You Than Me 05-25-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,360
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: Leaked OS 6.0.0.576 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Far eastern language pack is not included
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 03-28-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,017
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: Blackberry travel app on torch

you can adjust how the program sends updates from the options menu.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 12-21-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,326
Posted By sjsilverman
Re: Syncing Torch to 2 Computers?

Shouldn't be. I sync my Torch to my laptop and my desktop with no problems. Just make sure that the organizer settings are the same on both machines, especially for Calendar, or you will have...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-10-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,327
Posted By sjsilverman
Losing BIS? Fix hopefully on the way

For those of you that have reported the problem with losing BIS over 3G after a wifi handoff, a fix may be on the way soon. I don't have the KB article number, but RIM has finally acknowledged the...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-10-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 40,040
Posted By sjsilverman
I use IM+ Voice for Skype. It works great. Go to...

I use IM+ Voice for Skype. It works great. Go to shapeservices.com.
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Forum: Aftermarket Software 08-22-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,859
Posted By sjsilverman
I am having the same problem with my Torch. ...

I am having the same problem with my Torch. Viigo just doesn't work properly, and I cannot find a replacement. I have been using the stock RSS reader on the Torch, but it tuncates the articles. ...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-17-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,810
Posted By sjsilverman
a friend posted on her FB wall that she wanted an...

a friend posted on her FB wall that she wanted an app for her iPhone that tuned it into a mini-pc that does sms, mms, email really well, plus web browsing. I told her they do make that...its called...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-17-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,050
Posted By sjsilverman
I can confirm that .161 fixes the tin can issue. ...

I can confirm that .161 fixes the tin can issue. I installed it yesterday, and voila, no tin can. Now if we can just get the east asian input and text.......
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-08-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By sjsilverman
If I had $100 billion, I would hire a bunch of...

If I had $100 billion, I would hire a bunch of engineers to create the perfect phone for me that could work on any network anywhere in the world, including one that I created only for me and my...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-03-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,858
Posted By sjsilverman
Interestingly enough, the RIM website indicates...

Interestingly enough, the RIM website indicates that the Torch 9800 supports UMA (carrier dependent). Therefore, it would make sense that we will see this phone launched on other carriers than ATT...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 06-18-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,376
Posted By sjsilverman
Actually, I don't care if they name it after an...

Actually, I don't care if they name it after an African mating ritual, as long as they start selling it soon!!!
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-06-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By sjsilverman
Or, do what I do: sync them both to Outlook on...

Or, do what I do: sync them both to Outlook on your laptop.
Forum: RIM Software 06-06-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,845
Posted By sjsilverman
You can try this: First, make sure you log in...

You can try this: First, make sure you log in when you open App World. Then, click on the "my world" tab. When it opens, hold down the alt key and type r s t App world will close. When you...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-15-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,576
Posted By sjsilverman
UMA has been a life saver for me. Staying in...

UMA has been a life saver for me. Staying in touch has never been easier while traveling internationally. I used to come up with convoluted ways to stay in touch with home without breaking the...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 03-23-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,965
Posted By sjsilverman
Nope...no east Asian.

Nope...no east Asian.
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 02-20-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,967
Posted By sjsilverman
the other solution is to keep your phone on, but...

the other solution is to keep your phone on, but change the forwarding options from "conditional forwarding" to "Forward all calls" and then forward all your calls to VM or Google Voice or whatever...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-02-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,988
Posted By sjsilverman
Yes. I upgraded yesterday and called over VOIP...

Yes. I upgraded yesterday and called over VOIP over wifi. Works well.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-26-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,964
Posted By sjsilverman
Yes, I am experiencing this too. Another minor...

Yes, I am experiencing this too. Another minor bug I have found is when I click on Check for Updates, I often get the update is availabe box, but I am already running the latest version. In fact,...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-11-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,818
Posted By sjsilverman
Did someone say MILF? No popcorn needed if a...

Did someone say MILF? No popcorn needed if a MILF is in the room!
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-10-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 59,937
Posted By sjsilverman
shapeservices.com is coming out with a version of...

shapeservices.com is coming out with a version of im+ for skype that has voip capability shortly. They just ended the beta test on it, and it should be released imminently.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-24-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By sjsilverman
I used Tmobile successfully for 5 years in Miami...

I used Tmobile successfully for 5 years in Miami Beach. I haven't yet had the chance to try out my 9700 there because I have been away on temporary assignment in NY for the past 6 months, but I can...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-24-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By sjsilverman
I am on my third 9700. On this one, the left...

I am on my third 9700. On this one, the left shift button only works half the time. I am most likely going to exchange it. Just annoying to transfer all my software.....AGAIN.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-14-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,818
Posted By sjsilverman
Over the past year or so, I always had phone envy...

Over the past year or so, I always had phone envy when when we landed at Narita, all of the ATT users would pull out their Bolds (9000) and switch them on and be getting thier emails and vm's before...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-25-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,093
Posted By sjsilverman
3G on my 9700 is definitely faster than EDGE was...

3G on my 9700 is definitely faster than EDGE was on my 8900. And when I tethered...whoa....lookout. I almost forgot I was connected through a BB.
Forum: Social Networking 11-25-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,279
Posted By sjsilverman
still having the same problems with my 9700 and...

still having the same problems with my 9700 and Facebook 1.17. It works intermittently, but most of hte time it doesn't.
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 11-25-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By sjsilverman
I roam in China on China Mobile all the time, and...

I roam in China on China Mobile all the time, and I am able to turn forwarding off and on at will. Try rebooting the phone with a battery pull, and then open the phone menu, click on options, call...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-20-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,916
Posted By sjsilverman
Predictive text

I just discovered an pretty neat feature on my T-Mo 9700....Preditive Text. You can turn it on in the language menu. It seems pretty cool, but I am not so sure I am going to leave t on. I'll play...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-13-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By sjsilverman
So, what is the link for the final product???

So, what is the link for the final product???
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 08-28-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By sjsilverman
Why don't you just enable the UMA function on...

Why don't you just enable the UMA function on both of these Berries? Then, you will have all the coverage you need in your house.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-08-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,007
Posted By sjsilverman
me too. I think this is a great app! I am...

me too. I think this is a great app! I am really enjoying it.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 06-28-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,773
Posted By sjsilverman
Blackberry email setup is located right on the...

Blackberry email setup is located right on the mytmobile.com homepage (post-logon). I was able to get in yesterday, and make chanes to all my emails accounts.
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 06-28-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By sjsilverman
As a frequent overseas traveler, I have found...

As a frequent overseas traveler, I have found that it doesn't matter when or where I have turned on "Forward All Calls". If it is on, I don't get charged for calls, if it is off, I do. The thing to...
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 06-17-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,981
Posted By sjsilverman
Last time I traveled internationally, which was...

Last time I traveled internationally, which was in May, 2009 to China, I tethered my 8900 to my laptop. I have the BB unlimited and BB International Unlimited data plans. I was charged for data...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 06-08-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By sjsilverman
mine wasn't working either for most of the day,...

mine wasn't working either for most of the day, but after a reboot, and resending my service books, I got a cascade of messages.
Forum: RIM Software 05-31-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,623
Posted By sjsilverman
you may also want to try to remove the battery...

you may also want to try to remove the battery before you connect the BB to the computer. I once had this problem, and RIM tech support suggested this method. PS: It worked perfectly, and I was able...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 05-11-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,970
Posted By sjsilverman
It depends on how detailed you want to get, and...

It depends on how detailed you want to get, and how much you want to pay. On the simpler side, I use Market Simplified and iStockManager for TD Ameritrade, and e*trade mobile pro, as well as...
Forum: Rumor Mill 05-11-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,464
Posted By sjsilverman
Anyone want to buy my 8900 in September? ;-)

Anyone want to buy my 8900 in September? ;-)
Forum: Rumor Mill 05-11-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,574
Posted By sjsilverman
BGR and Crackberry are reporting these pics as...

BGR and Crackberry are reporting these pics as the Driftwood, and have confirmed that it is headed to Magenta in September. They are also reporting that this is just a prototype and that it will...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 04-19-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,775
Posted By sjsilverman
i had quite a few problems with this release,...

i had quite a few problems with this release, including intermittent wifi shutdown. Also, when I would make calls, I could not hear anything, but the person I called could hear me. Downgraded to...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 03-23-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,203
Posted By sjsilverman
installing now. I've been having some issues...

installing now. I've been having some issues with UMA and WIFI lately with .174 where when I come out of standby, wifi is off, and when I try to turn it back on, I get a reboot. I hope this fixes...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 03-15-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By sjsilverman
I am running .174 and have the resend option.

I am running .174 and have the resend option.
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