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Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-14-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,432
Posted By the_bidness
Would anyone recommend a case made specifically...

Would anyone recommend a case made specifically for the Torch? I can't seem to find one of those.
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 08-14-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,041
Posted By the_bidness
Thanks aiharkness!

Thanks aiharkness!
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 08-13-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,041
Posted By the_bidness
Question Best source for batteries?

Hey team,

I like to keep a few extra batteries around for my BlackBerry, and I use an external charger to keep them all charged. Up to this point, I had been buying from eBay, since it seems...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-25-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By the_bidness
Question Gmail push for iPhone, Windows Mobile, but not Blackberry??

Did anyone see this Gmail blog post yesterday? I don't get it--why would they be fully supporting 2-way sync push e-mail for iPhone and Windows Mobile, but still not BB?

Official Gmail Blog: Push...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 08-07-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By the_bidness
Blackberry flip phones

Hi everyone,

Is the Blackberry Pearl the only BB flip phone out right now? Are there any others on the horizon (if it is the only one for now)? Thanks!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-08-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By the_bidness
Eek. To be honest, I had just washed my hands...

Eek. To be honest, I had just washed my hands and not completely dried them, but is it really THAT sensitive?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-08-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By the_bidness
Malfunctioning buttons?

Hi everyone,

Out of the blue, my Curve has started acting funny. Basically, when I press one button, it behaves as if I've pressed different button(s). For example, when I hit the 'back' key, it...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-08-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,017
Posted By the_bidness
Bold replacement screen? (CNN is out of stock)

Hey guys,

I've been trying to repair my Bold's damaged screen for a while. I know CNN is what's usually recommended, but they've been out of stock for a month (I've just been checking...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 02-05-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By the_bidness
Gmail v. Yahoo

Hey guys,

I think we can all agree that Gmail's web interface is far superior to Yahoo!'s. I also think we can all agree that Yahoo!'s integrated pretty much perfectly with BIS, while Gmail's...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-20-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,399
Posted By the_bidness
Hey everyone, Just when I decide to go ahead...

Hey everyone,

Just when I decide to go ahead and repair this thing myself, cnn.cn goes out of stock on the LCD screens! It seems like they had a pretty good reputation on this and other forums. Is...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-09-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,399
Posted By the_bidness
Oh sorry, and the folks my corporate store put me...

Oh sorry, and the folks my corporate store put me on the phone with said the phone would be $500 to repair since screen damage makes it out of warranty. Is that what you mean by getting it replaced...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-09-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,399
Posted By the_bidness
Oh yeah, I did drop it (sorry, I must've thought...

Oh yeah, I did drop it (sorry, I must've thought that was assumed or thought I had said so already). But--honestly--it fell from about mid-thigh-height to the ground, so roughly two-feet (I'm 5'8")....
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-09-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,399
Posted By the_bidness
Thanks! As far as installing that though, is...

Thanks! As far as installing that though, is that really (as in, really really) the type of thing a novice can do himself. I'm pretty good with gadgets and elctronics, but I've never opened one up...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-09-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,399
Posted By the_bidness
If you look at the picture above, the area of the...

If you look at the picture above, the area of the screen that's black (when the phone's turned on) is a slightly darker shade of black than usual when the phone's turned off. I wouldn't say it's...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-09-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,399
Posted By the_bidness
Does that mean sending it to a place like the...

Does that mean sending it to a place like the ones we've been discussing will do the trick?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-09-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,399
Posted By the_bidness
http://i406.photobucket.com/albums/pp142/adamnmura...

http://i406.photobucket.com/albums/pp142/adamnmurad/000_0108.jpg

Here's the image. What happened was I went to the AT&T store where I purchased the phone 11/4. At first it seemed that the phone...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-08-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,399
Posted By the_bidness
Screen repair

Hey guys, the screen to my Blackberry Bold is broken (doing the tie-dye thing). I guess this isn't covered under the AT&T warranty and I don't have insurance (didn't even know you could for...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-04-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By the_bidness
Yeah, thanks for the tip. I've turned that...

Yeah, thanks for the tip. I've turned that setting to 100. It's a little hard to explain, but when it does "take" it flies. It's just that 2/3 times there's no response. If it was like this in...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-04-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By the_bidness
OK, yeah, especially when I'm scrolling upwards...

OK, yeah, especially when I'm scrolling upwards this thing sticks. I'd say for every three spins upwards, only one "takes." It's pretty darn annoying. I don't want to return a $300 phone for...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-04-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By the_bidness
Does the trackball require pressure to scroll?

Hello folks,

Finally got my Bold today. I generally think it's awesome, but I have one question: my trackball only scrolls when I push it in a bit as I'm running my finger over it. If I just...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-04-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By the_bidness
I plan to upgrade, myself.

I plan to upgrade, myself.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-04-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By the_bidness
Best price online?

Now that the Bold's generally available, what's the best price you guys have been able to find online? Is anyone besides Wirefly selling for less than $300?
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-02-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,801
Posted By the_bidness
Whereabouts in the great US of A are you? As...

Whereabouts in the great US of A are you?

As for me, I go to Duke and called pretty much everyone in Central NC today. No dice. Lots of stores actually said they weren't even sure if they'd...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-02-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,261
Posted By the_bidness
One thing you might want to consider is that...

One thing you might want to consider is that (supposedly) Best Buy will match prices within the return period if they lower their price or a competitor comes along with a lower price: BestBuy.com...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-31-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,916
Posted By the_bidness
True true, but it also works out as a huge number...

True true, but it also works out as a huge number of tiny interest-free, short-term loans, which I'm sure they don't mind ;-) IMO, that's the primary motivation for the delay.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-30-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,662
Posted By the_bidness
Seriously? The guy paid at least $300 for the...

Seriously?

The guy paid at least $300 for the thing... I think it's reasonable to expect it to work.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-27-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,388
Posted By the_bidness
I actually just e-mailed Best Buy and got the...

I actually just e-mailed Best Buy and got the same info. Oh well.


Adam,
I am Alicia with Best Buy Mobile. It looks like the launch date for the Blackberry Bold is 11-04-08. If you have any other...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-24-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By the_bidness
Thanks so much! When she gets the new Bold, will...

Thanks so much! When she gets the new Bold, will she be using the "Backup and Restore" feature or the "Device Switch Wizard?" If the former, I didn't know you can restore from one model to...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-24-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By the_bidness
Question regarding migration from one Blackberry to another

Hey guys,

My sister's iPhone broke. I know she was waiting for the Blackberry Bold, but she doesn't know what to do in the meantime being with a broken phone. I think one idea would be for her...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-21-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By the_bidness
It also sounds like there's a guy who just had a...

It also sounds like there's a guy who just had a similar conversation with a Best Buy rep if you look at the "Bold on Oct. 27" thread.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-21-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By the_bidness
Exclamation Could this thing *possibly* be delayed again?

Um...OK...so...today I called my local AT&T store and asked when they'd have the Bold in stock. Really, I was hoping for the chance to get one early or at least reserve one, if possible. I was...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By the_bidness
Thanks you all! Very helpful!

Thanks you all! Very helpful!
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By the_bidness
Upgrading from Curve to Bold?

Hey guys,

I plan on buying a Blackberry Bold the moment AT&T releases it. I currently have a Curve. When I finally get my hands on the Bold, obviously I'll want to transfer over everything...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 10-06-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By the_bidness
US no longer on blackberrybold.com?

Sorry if this is old news, but has anyone else noticed that the US is no longer even listed on the splash page when you go to blackberrybold.com? I would swear it used to be. I'm no expert, but...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-05-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By the_bidness
Thanks so much guys!

Thanks so much guys!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-04-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By the_bidness
Ooops...no, sorry. Just got a Curve today and...

Ooops...no, sorry. Just got a Curve today and haven't updated my profile yet. I'll do that right now. Can I get 4.5 on the Curve?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-04-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By the_bidness
I think that's it! I'm on the AT&T network and...

I think that's it! I'm on the AT&T network and it's an AT&T branded phone. When I go to https://www.blackberry.com/Downloads/browseSoftware.do , and select AT&T, the most recent version listed is...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-04-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By the_bidness
Stupid question

Hey guys,

Uh...how do I send a text message? No, seriously...

I just got a Curve off of eBay. Everything's working perfectly...EXCEPT...I can't figure out how to send text messages!

In...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-04-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By the_bidness
Thanks guys! Ordered the Seidio early Tuesday. ...

Thanks guys! Ordered the Seidio early Tuesday. Looking forward to receiving it. Thanks again!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-02-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By the_bidness
Searching for best holster!

Hey guys,

I need a new phone NOW, so I just bought a Curve from eBay. If and when the Bold comes out (I'm hearing 10/2 now?), I'm sure I'll upgrade, but in the meantime...

I used to have an...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 07-21-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,746
Posted By the_bidness
Gmail on Blackberry vs. iPhone

Hey guys,

I've had my iPhone since it came out now...about a year. It still works fine but I'm just getting a little bored, having the same phone for 12 months. I had an 8700 back in the day and my...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-25-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By the_bidness
I assume you're talking about this thread:...

I assume you're talking about this thread: http://www.blackberryforums.com/showthread.php?t=35040 ?

The only problem with this, it seems, is that the messages aren't kept in Gmail until you delete...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-25-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By the_bidness
Can anyone get Cingular BIS 2.0 to work with Gmail?

Cause I can't! I can get Yahoo! plus to, but not Gmail. I have tried the method where you type your password in on the BIS setup page, and the one where you just leave the password field blank and...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-14-2006, 03:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,558
Posted By the_bidness
So if this is all the case, is there really any...

So if this is all the case, is there really any advantage at all to using Yahoo! Plus over Gmail?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-13-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,118
Posted By the_bidness
Question Newbie question: Check space remaining?

How do I see how much space I have left on my 8700 so I know if I have to get cracking on deleting messages?

Also, if I do run out of space, I heard it auto deletes the oldest messages...this...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-12-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,558
Posted By the_bidness
For the people who have gone the Plus route, how...

For the people who have gone the Plus route, how well is it working? Is the delivery quick? Does deleting a message from the handheld delete it from the server? What about the whole "sent appears...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-12-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,558
Posted By the_bidness
It seems that this method is working for me as...

It seems that this method is working for me as well. However, is this what I want to be doing? It says POP; I thought the best way to go was IMAP. If I go the POP route, will deleting a message...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-12-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,558
Posted By the_bidness
Actually, I have a Yahoo! plus account, if that...

Actually, I have a Yahoo! plus account, if that makes a difference.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-12-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,558
Posted By the_bidness
Thanks so much for your help. ...I am having...

Thanks so much for your help.

...I am having another problem though. I'm trying to setup my Yahoo! account to work with BIS 2.0. After I type in my e-mail XXX@yahoo.com and password, I get a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-12-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,558
Posted By the_bidness
More specifically, is it as compatible with Gmail...

More specifically, is it as compatible with Gmail as it is with Yahoo! ?
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