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Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-12-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,112
Posted By the-economist
Re: 10 october 2011 EMEA outages ?

No, after Lessard, Kirkup, Wallace, Bidan and McDowell resigned i stopped paying attention.
They're clearly in trouble, needs management changes, pronto
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-12-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,112
Posted By the-economist
Re: 10 october 2011 EMEA outages ?

To save their heads. There is a stockholder call taking place that proposes replacing the executives with someone that gives a f..
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-12-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,112
Posted By the-economist
Re: 10 october 2011 EMEA outages ?

Third day in London, BIS dead in the water, browsing, bbm and any app/service that transports blackberry infrastructure dead. BES mail delivers though, had some hickups but works for me...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-10-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By the-economist
Re: performance issue while playing a movie.mp4?

mp4 is the container, what's the codec you're using? Try encoding on H.264 up to 3.1 and if for some strange reason you need mpeg-4 disable interlacing on asp. A baseline encoded H.264 that doesn't...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-10-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,112
Posted By the-economist
Re: 10 october 2011 EMEA outages ?

Bulletproof service?! RIM? Seriously? You must be a consumer rambo.
As part of the premium corporate support packages you receive BIN notifications. These are Blackberry Infrastructure Notifications...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 10-09-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By the-economist
Re: Bold 9900 - unlocked, form T Mobile

There is no reason for an unlocked 3G handset not to operate on a different 3G network for voice and text (some rare exceptions apply). For blackberry services now you may need to contact Telcel and...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-07-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By the-economist
Re: BIS on BES

You can't host BIS on a third party company. BIS is hosted on RIM's server farm and you access it via the carrier's network. You can host BES externally and it seems your client already does that....
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 10-07-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

100% agree , no question about it. Problem is when a security feature is exploitable (which is rather common in the software world and nothing close to the drama some posts in the thread made it to...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 10-05-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

Doesn't need the card, needs an encrypted file from the card. Clear now?
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 10-03-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

It is a real problem. A mixed case annoying and strong password is near unusable if it needs to be entered every time the device needs unlocking. There is always a tradeoff between security and...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 09-29-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

I really can't see the reason behind the personal attacks against me from the moment you joined the thread, but yeah, whatever, have fun..
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 09-29-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

I didn't read anything. Got the company name from the title, picked up my blackberry and called them. Then i got answers to my questions, then i bought their product.

Yourself and the other mod seem...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 09-29-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

i'm trying hard to find the word apple or any apple inc products mentioned anywhere in the thread until you started trolling... :?
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 09-29-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

We can use analogies to describe security models until we're blue in the face. Things are rather simple though.

1) The handset + the OS are RIM products.
2) The filesystem + the encryption are RIM...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 09-29-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

If certain criteria is met (extremely common for users to have device password protection enabled on the card) the DEVICE is compromised. Not only that but it extends to all information stored in the...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 09-29-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

The card hasn't been hacked at all. The encryption on the card (a RIM product) has been attacked and that results in the handset being compromised.


Following your logic if i break into your house...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 09-29-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,566
Posted By the-economist
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

It hasn't?! Encryption on the card is an OS feature. Obviously flawed is being used as an attack vector to reveal the handset's password and everything it protects. The OS, the handset, the...
Forum: Developer Forum 09-28-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,730
Posted By the-economist
Re: How to Create a Table using Html in Blackberry?

For what platform you're developing and what handset/os version?
Table elements need at least OS4.6 for full support. Not only that but you're also doing it wrong even if support existed on whatever...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-27-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,361
Posted By the-economist
Re: How Is The Battery Life?

Now we're on the same page. The above sounds way more accurate and in line with what some hundreds of users have reported at work. 20% drop on 6 hours wifi use was science fiction optimistic.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-27-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,361
Posted By the-economist
Re: How Is The Battery Life?

Is that 6 hours connected to wifi doing nothing or after 6 hours of wifi use? I use podtrapper to pull some university lectures and talks from my old alma mater and then bluetooth it to the...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-22-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,486
Posted By the-economist
Re: Charging Notification

Although the circuitry in a charger is pretty simple in principle and modern chargers use a filter circuit and a grounding loop straight after the rectifier to avoid the whole thing going Timothy...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-21-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,413
Posted By the-economist
Re: 9930, device, charger, OS defective or normal?

Leave it on even if the icon is indicating that it's hooked on power but not charging. After a couple more hours you'll hit 100. Takes a few discharge cycles before you get full capacity. During your...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-21-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,361
Posted By the-economist
Re: How Is The Battery Life?

Although widely accepted that CDMA devices are in general less power hungry than their GSM counterparts i still find it hard to believe.
The 9700's battery life has been legendary of epic...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-21-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 120,752
Posted By the-economist
Re: Problem with blackberry ID

You don't experience the same problem with the above users. you just mistyped your password first time round. The Vodafone problem is probably related to service book availability and it's even...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-21-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,030
Posted By the-economist
Re: Sim Card Connector !

It's not really a repair he can perform himself. He didn't break the plastic sim housing that can be replaced as a clip-on. He destroyed the metalic endings on the sim reader, that's a board...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-16-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,396
Posted By the-economist
Re: Reinstalling Blackberry Bridge on a 9900

Free BlackBerry Bridge - Download BlackBerry Bridge - Free Apps from BlackBerry App World (http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/19435)
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-16-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,981
Posted By the-economist
Re: Returned the 9900 today

Nothing's wrong with jumping ship. What's important is using what can accomplish your production tasks most efficiently. The logo on it is irrelevant.
Glad you found something that works for you....
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-14-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,278
Posted By the-economist
Re: Display

The user is almost always the gate between malicious code landing on your filesystem and any kind of system protection. It's either the user clicking OK or exploitation of a vulnerable system service...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-14-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,278
Posted By the-economist
Re: Display

There is malware for blackberry, has been charging people for long distance calls to premium numbers for ages, there is also the case of Saudi Arabia when spying and recording software was gov...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-13-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 804
Posted By the-economist
Conference calls

Has anybody tried to initiate a conference call on the 9900? Service is confirmed activated on the carrier side and my BES admin confirmed there is nothing to cause trouble on his side. First caller...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-12-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,278
Posted By the-economist
Re: Display

Hi w3n.jember,

Thanks for the post. Your logs indicate that your system was infected, not your blackberry.
The drive is mounted under /Volumes, is that an external drive? usb key?
Pathnames are not...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-11-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,149
Posted By the-economist
Re: Set up convenience key 9930

Not only in media player. You can mute a call.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-11-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,278
Posted By the-economist
Re: Display

Please post the logs from eset with full pathnames of the virii that got found and quarantined, until you do BS is the obvious answer. :?
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-11-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,403
Posted By the-economist
Re: Food for thought

If you just got it keep it mind it improves a bit over the first charge cycles. At least it has for every handset in the office. And there are quite a few of them in operation here. Had more than 120...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-10-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,033
Posted By the-economist
Re: BB 9900 Charge Cradle Contact

It does. And the cradles are already available. Part number MAT-41359-001 if we believe the RIM docs that came with both of mine.

Contacts are at the bottom and the tolerance levels to securely hit...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-09-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,926
Posted By the-economist
Re: Bloomberg Anywhere Problem with 9900

Probably you borged it up when initially installed that's why you needed to reset the firewall settings. The application works fine. Selling your services in the help section of the forums is highly...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-08-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By the-economist
Re: RIM and the 9900...why oh why

Surely 3 batteries can take you safely to the 1 day mark even under heavy use.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-08-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,707
Posted By the-economist
Re: 9900 Battery fix suggestion

If you keep up the attitude i'm confident your reward is pretty close..
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-08-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,707
Posted By the-economist
Re: 9900 Battery fix suggestion

Also if any of the users wish to try the magical fairy dust "fix" i suggest they use official sites to source any software referenced and NOT some fileserve post.

BBSAK has an official site and can...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-08-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,707
Posted By the-economist
Re: 9900 Battery fix for everyone!

We get it perfectly fine. The point we're making that you seem unable to comprehend is that the app was last updated a YEAR ago, when OS7 wasn't even on the horizon hence your initial assumption that...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-08-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,707
Posted By the-economist
re: 9900 Battery fix suggestion

What's really disturbing is someone with 20 odd posts and language skills that place his age group in the early double digits trying so desperately to get a community of thousands to run the binaries...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-08-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,707
Posted By the-economist
re: 9900 Battery fix suggestion

You recommend to people not to use any of their OS5/OS6 applications because "they're not compatible". Yet you post meterberry screenshots that as of latest release (2.5.0) doesn't support OS7 and...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-08-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,707
Posted By the-economist
re: 9900 Battery fix suggestion

The amount of misinformation contained in the above and also the rest of the OP's post is disturbing.

Coming back on topic now, there is no "fix". The handset is a power hungry workhorse and is...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-07-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 32,637
Posted By the-economist
Re: BlackBerry 9900 Unlocking Instructions

MEPD works on the 9900, MEP2 doesn't in some OS builds so you can't enter the code. The safest way is booting the handset with a different sim to the carrier lock and a menu would pop up.

Your stats...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 09-06-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,741
Posted By the-economist
Re: Dissappointed with 9900 on Telus - many issues

Actually if you had bothered to attend any of the Earnings Conference Calls scheduled rather frequently by RIM you would have heard Jim Balsillie in the flesh making it crystal clear that the...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-29-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,026
Posted By the-economist
Re: Bold Touch Camera Wont Open

There is no Options > Status in the 9900/9930. The info is located at Options -- Device -- Device and Status Information -- Device information -- Free memory
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-29-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,026
Posted By the-economist
Re: Bold Touch Camera Wont Open

Yes



You press the Blackberry key while in the app and you select Exit or Quit.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-29-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,429
Posted By the-economist
Re: Bold 9900 display problem

I suggest you return it to the point of sale asap.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-26-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By the-economist
Re: New Bold Touch - No WiFi Option?

The quickest way to get an answer about this is talking to your BES admin.
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-26-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By the-economist
Re: 2 MAJOR issues for Security minded Government Users

Thinking about it is perfectly fine. OP works in gov. Deployment schedules in gov take for ever so by the time an account manager actually picks up a phone to place an order not only patches and...
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