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Forum: Beta You Than Me 01-07-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,144
Posted By harddude5
Re: Leaked 9700 OS 6.0.0.424

Does this beta release work well with Slingplayer? I went back to OS5 a couple months ago due to problems with Slingplayer and OS6 compatibility and haven't tried any beta OS 6's since.
Forum: Beta You Than Me 08-17-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,225
Posted By harddude5
bump...

bump...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 08-14-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,225
Posted By harddude5
Problem with Blackberry Web Browser in this build

I went to this build as it works great with Slingplayer, but I notice when I am using the Blackbery Web Browser, I cannot back up one screen at a time anymore. Instead, when I try to back up one...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-12-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By harddude5
In lieu of a new 9700 browser

Inasmuch as the new web browser seems to be on course for delivery in about 2013, I have been experimenting with low cost ways of improving the current Blackberry browser. Amazingly - nearly...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-30-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,058
Posted By harddude5
If you are responding to me, I too am running...

If you are responding to me, I too am running .680. Perhaps it doesn't like my Linksys E1000 router. Of course the ""up to date" Sling software doesn't even list that fairly new router so I let the...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-29-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,058
Posted By harddude5
I keep getting stuck on Optimizing...

and then after a minute or so the app Disconnects. I had it working on my 8900 version .11 that is, and upgraded to .13 when I installed in the 9700, if that matters. Any idea how to fix this? I have...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 05-08-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,982
Posted By harddude5
Wow, now I can't make up my mind between the...

Wow, now I can't make up my mind between the white 9700 Bold and waiting for the Bold slider. Bold, that is what RIM designers are. The competition should be scared, very scared. What will RIM do...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-11-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,632
Posted By harddude5
Is TMO phasing out new UMA-enabled devices and/or...

Is TMO phasing out new UMA-enabled devices and/or phasing out UMA, at least as it applies to making phone calls?
Forum: OS 6 03-27-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,590
Posted By harddude5
6.0, 7.0, 8.0, you keep em. Just give me a decent...

6.0, 7.0, 8.0, you keep em. Just give me a decent web browser.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 03-27-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,982
Posted By harddude5
Yeah this is really exciting!! Finally, RIM is...

Yeah this is really exciting!! Finally, RIM is first to release a cool new phone design. I'll bet other manufacturers will rush to develop their own sliders, although I'm not sure if marketing a...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 03-27-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,824
Posted By harddude5
UMA was unreliable on this build for me.

UMA was unreliable on this build for me.
Forum: Beta You Than Me 02-27-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,624
Posted By harddude5
My wi-fi connection is the pits with this release...

My wi-fi connection is the pits with this release and I've tried single profile scanning on and off with no difference. Most of the time it won't connect to UMA -- I'm currently stuck on EDGE while...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-14-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,708
Posted By harddude5
You didn't say what plan you have, but in general...

You didn't say what plan you have, but in general TMO tech support are a bunch of incompetent fools. I had them tell me VVM wasn't even available for my 8900. However, the VVM app suddenly started...
Forum: BBF Reviews 01-10-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,139
Posted By harddude5
Nice offer...not. Here we are two days later and...

Nice offer...not. Here we are two days later and the product is not available in the USA.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 07-25-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,159
Posted By harddude5
Go for it, but pay the extra $50 for a one year...

Go for it, but pay the extra $50 for a one year contract. By this time next year there will be affordable 3G Blackberry options and two years is too long to wait for a new phone, ever.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 06-20-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By harddude5
Yes you should be major bummed. I have one, but...

Yes you should be major bummed. I have one, but only keep it because a slow smart phone is a perfect match for my going nowhere fast life.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-13-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,456
Posted By harddude5
To say nothing of having a screen covered with...

To say nothing of having a screen covered with fingerprints. I hate that about my Garmin GPS and it is ten times worse when you are typing email on the iPhone screen. Yet people rave about the...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 06-04-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By harddude5
I thought it was obvious that I was kidding in...

I thought it was obvious that I was kidding in response to this thread about G1 regret posted on a Blackberry forum.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 06-04-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By harddude5
Sell it. Blackberries suck. I'll give you $50 for...

Sell it. Blackberries suck. I'll give you $50 for the piece of crap. You will also be happier on those great G1 forums websites. This forum sucks like the phones.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 06-02-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By harddude5
2-year versus 1-year contract for aa 8900

Sounds like most people here upgrade with 2-year contracts. Yet, I would think most people hanging out here are into the latest and greatest gizmos, and that makes the 2-year contract choice...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 05-29-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,848
Posted By harddude5
This is much ado about nothing. I mostly use my...

This is much ado about nothing. I mostly use my TMO 8900 via wi-fi, which I assume is faster than any version of 3G. When I use it via Edge, performance is only marginally worse than via wi-fi. This...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 05-27-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 32,269
Posted By harddude5
After multiple tries with both links posted in...

After multiple tries with both links posted in this thread, I can't download this update. It partially downloads and then fails. This is nothing new though. Typical RIM inadequate servers...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 05-18-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,519
Posted By harddude5
What about the 8900's built-in GPS?

I assume/hope/pray that I can continue to use the free GPS apps that I currently use with my 8320+Freedom GPS puck? This may seem like an incredibly dumb question but the T-Mobile salesman at Costco...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 03-19-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By harddude5
UMA to EDGE handoff works great on my 8320. My...

UMA to EDGE handoff works great on my 8320. My quandry is whether I should upgrade when my one-year contract expires in June or hold out for a TMO 3G Blackberry in a decade or two. Is the 8900 much...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-22-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,197
Posted By harddude5
I haven't tried teedroid or any other fee-based...

I haven't tried teedroid or any other fee-based software --and I don't play enough courses to map 5 new ones every year. I have tried several free options, but I won't name them out of respect for...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-20-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,197
Posted By harddude5
Experience with free golf GPS apps

I have had very good luck with my Freedom puck and various free highway GPS software, but have yet to find a usable free golf application. I have tried several golf apps including some that are...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 01-14-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,963
Posted By harddude5
I'm cheap too but believe the $20 TMO data plan...

I'm cheap too but believe the $20 TMO data plan is worth it and I couldn't stand being without it. I use it for email, for Internet, for GPS on the highway and for GPS on the golf course. I spent $70...
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 01-14-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By harddude5
It's also nice when a vendor hangs around these...

It's also nice when a vendor hangs around these support websites to listen. BTW, I have had this product for about a month and so far have found it works great.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 12-11-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,197
Posted By harddude5
Thanks! I just emailed you at the address you...

Thanks! I just emailed you at the address you suggested and cc'd the other two addresses with the corrected spelling, just for good measure. I think my email went through to the new address, but the...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 12-09-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,904
Posted By harddude5
Just got one for $70 and it works great with my...

Just got one for $70 and it works great with my TMO Curve!
Forum: Aftermarket Software 12-04-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,197
Posted By harddude5
I mapped my favorite local course and tried to...

I mapped my favorite local course and tried to email it to both:


golftraxx@att.blacberry.net and frank_debenedetti@yahoo.com as per your website and got both emails back as undeliverable. What...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-04-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By harddude5
Gee, thanks for nothing. As I said in the first...

Gee, thanks for nothing. As I said in the first note, I not only did a search but followed the sticky on this board to solve the issue. I asked for some help and can't imagine why you would respond...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-04-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By harddude5
Any suggestions would really be appreciated...8-)

Any suggestions would really be appreciated...8-)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-04-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By harddude5
4.5.0.93 and html email on TMO?

I had no problems with html email until a few days ago, possibly about the time I upgraded to .93. Now I just get html code instead of the actual html email. I have tried the steps in the "html...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 09-04-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,778
Posted By harddude5
.69 is great. Of course you will have to find...

.69 is great. Of course you will have to find it.8-)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-09-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,653
Posted By harddude5
Can anyone help?

Can anyone help?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-08-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,653
Posted By harddude5
"More Available xxxx bytes" "Get Plain Text" html error?

My html email is working most of the time, but sometimes I get emails with no message. Where the message should appear, I get the message "More Available bytes." If I go to the menu and choose "Get...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-06-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,653
Posted By harddude5
I find that my relationship with my wife improved...

I find that my relationship with my wife improved after installing 4.5. Maybe it's the video camera.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-02-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,653
Posted By harddude5
Handheld software located on two computers

I loaded the 4.5 software on my work PC and then loaded it on my Curve last week. I would like to make a few additions -- including the IM apps -- but would like to make any further changes from my...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-02-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By harddude5
It amazes me that TMO's so-called "Blackberry...

It amazes me that TMO's so-called "Blackberry tech reps" don't know this basic fact, but I had two of them this morning insist I would indeed be charged as text messages would be inasmuch as I have...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-02-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By harddude5
That's a surprising answer unless there has been...

That's a surprising answer unless there has been a recent change. I am sure many of the experts/moderators on this board, including John Clark, I think, have posted here a few months ago just the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-02-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By harddude5
8320 built-in IM apps use data -- maybe?

Of all the topics sure to cause confusion this one gets my vote for #1. There are still TMO "Blackberry CSR's" who routinely insist that unless one pays for a text messaging bundle, he/she will be...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-01-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,653
Posted By harddude5
Obviously your experience has been bad but when...

Obviously your experience has been bad but when 99% of the people posting here are having good results, it makes me think it's not the stability of this release that is to blame.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-01-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,653
Posted By harddude5
I thought I read somewhere that the Curve...

I thought I read somewhere that the Curve theoretically could even take a 32GB card ... when they are available and the software permits. I was just a little surprised anyone would pay $10 or so for...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 08-01-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,653
Posted By harddude5
I suppose you know that 4.5 supports an 8GB card....

I suppose you know that 4.5 supports an 8GB card. Even my 8GB card seems puny compared to the 80GB's in my iPod. But as long as one doesn't intend to use your Curve to play TV shows and movies, I...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-25-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 87,653
Posted By harddude5
Yikes! "Unable to reconnect" error!

In the middle of the install I got an error saying "unable to reconnect" and my 8320 was showing no longer connected status even though I hadn't touched it. HELP!

Update: All is well that ends well...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-14-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 30,050
Posted By harddude5
I wonder if that's what a condemned man says...

I wonder if that's what a condemned man says right before they drop the trap door. This thread is a hoot. The same guys who are thrilled to be "upgrading" on one page of this thread are begging for...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-08-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By harddude5
In some jursidictions, it's also against the law...

In some jursidictions, it's also against the law to give legal advice without a law license, but I doubt you need to worry. :smile:

As for the accuracy of your legal advice, I doubt it's true...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-22-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By harddude5
Never post after drinking more than three beers.

Never post after drinking more than three beers.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-22-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By harddude5
Skip the two-year deal and renew for a year...

Skip the two-year deal and renew for a year instead and get a Curve. You will pay a measly extra $50 for the Curve on a one-year deal -- $199 instead of $149 and it might be even less than $199 if...
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