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Forum: Buy Sell Trade 09-06-2008, 04:01 PM
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Posted By barjohn
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Email Sent
Forum: Buy Sell Trade 11-11-2007, 05:52 PM
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Views: 771
Posted By barjohn
WTS: BlackBerry 8700R Unlocked

Details
Item :BlackBerry 8700R Unlocked
Price :$150.00 OBO
Currency :USD
Condition : 9.5 /10
Includes :Box and all original accessories

Selling Details
Location :Riverside, CA 92507
Willing to Ship...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-03-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,175
Posted By barjohn
I have both and I can say that while VZW is very...

I have both and I can say that while VZW is very good, the 8310 on AT&T has been excellent. Not just in my local area but I travel coast to coast and it has been outstanding on either coast and in...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-31-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,310
Posted By barjohn
Ok, someone with more experience can perhaps help...

Ok, someone with more experience can perhaps help all of us. I don't know how far ahead TeleNav loads maps and stores them on the handheld. With traffic re-routing I have found several times in the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-31-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,310
Posted By barjohn
Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8310/4.2.2...

Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8310/4.2.2 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/102)



Thanks. I still lurk on occasion.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-30-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,310
Posted By barjohn
8310 Gps

My unit seems to take forever to find satellites. I can't tell if GPS receiver is on all of the time or only when using navigation software like TeleNav. Seems very slow and today in D.C. it lost...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-30-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By barjohn
While I haven't tried the 8800, I recently...

While I haven't tried the 8800, I recently purchased an 8310 and I love the device. Sound quality is the best I have experienced with any BB device and the speaker phone is really good and really...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 03-04-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Reviewof the Qstik-EVOQ I have just posted my...

Reviewof the Qstik-EVOQ

I have just posted my review of the QSTIK-EVOQ headset. It may be my last due to lack of support. Despite tens of thousands of hits and numerous personal emails support has...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 08-31-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
You ask some interesting questions. First,...

You ask some interesting questions. First, theBoom is the gold standard in background noise and wind noise cancellation. If theBoom is a 10 the ety is a 7-8. The clarity and the absolute absence of...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 08-19-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Marcinko, I don't have first hand experience with...

Marcinko,
I don't have first hand experience with the Moto H700; however, I have the Moto used with the Oakely sunglasses and I have tested several other Moto headsets. Further I keep up with the...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 08-19-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
For in car use go with the Plantronics V510. It...

For in car use go with the Plantronics V510. It is far better at not picking up road noise.
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 08-14-2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
I'm not sure what you are talking about. Can you...

I'm not sure what you are talking about. Can you be more specific with a name/model and manufacturer?
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 08-03-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
The company provided me with the software and I...

The company provided me with the software and I understand that it is a beta version. Once it is released it will go up on their web site.
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 08-02-2006, 01:16 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
My Jabra JX-10 review is now posted on my web...

My Jabra JX-10 review is now posted on my web site. I appologize for the delay. I hope you find it imformative and useful.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-21-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By barjohn
Unflattering Review of 8700 on Brighthand

Brighthand's reviewer did not think too much of the 8700. Do you agree with his views?

RIM Blackberry 8700 Review (http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=12268)
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 07-10-2006, 11:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,383
Posted By barjohn
Do you have it set as a trusted device?

Do you have it set as a trusted device?
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 07-10-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
The 510 is really one of the best all around...

The 510 is really one of the best all around headsets on the market. Good volume, good outgoing sound, good noise reduction and good battery life. It is a little larger than I would like but that...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 07-10-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Update on JX-10 review. The company kept...

Update on JX-10 review. The company kept promising to send me the updated software all week but I have not received it yet. I am still waiting and I will send them another email tomorrow to see what...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 07-02-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Before anyone goes and spends their hard earned...

Before anyone goes and spends their hard earned $$ on the Nokia BH-800 I thought I would share some preliminary information.

When I first got the unit is seemed to be very good, even in the car;...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 07-02-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,586
Posted By barjohn
Adding the mod I described really took care of...

Adding the mod I described really took care of the problem. It was quick, simple , cheap and effective.
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-21-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Here is the info a reader sent me: "what is the...

Here is the info a reader sent me: "what is the manufacture date of your JX 10. You can find that out by removing the rubber ring like cover on the side of the ear piece there will be a number like...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-20-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,817
Posted By barjohn
You don't mention the Moto Q but it is really an...

You don't mention the Moto Q but it is really an awesome phone, loud earpiece and loud speakerphone. Good noise cancellation so it is usable as a phone in the car wihtout a headset (just like a real...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-20-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
A couple of developments today. First, I...

A couple of developments today. First, I converted to the 8707 firmware on my 8700, the jury is still out. Second, my in car test of the Nokia BH 800 on the 8700 did not go well. I don't know if...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-20-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,161
Posted By barjohn
I thought I would add my 2 cents to this thread. ...

I thought I would add my 2 cents to this thread. When i originally tested the 8700 it seemed to have some noise cancelling ability; however, it seems to have gotten worse over time. I don't know if...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-20-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
See my response to your PM, I think that will do...

See my response to your PM, I think that will do it.
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-20-2006, 12:21 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Here are some interesting sound tracks from the...

Here are some interesting sound tracks from the 8700 & the Q using the Nokia BH 800 and the Plantronics V510. All of these were recorded in my home office (lots of WiFi around) with me talking in a...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-19-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
I am anxious to hear your experience. The fit is...

I am anxious to hear your experience. The fit is very good and comfortable and much to my surprise I actually like it with the ear hook. It is thin and unobtrusive yet very solid feeling. I can...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-19-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,586
Posted By barjohn
Have yo tried calling your voice mail from your...

Have yo tried calling your voice mail from your car and listening to the recording when you are driving at highway speeds? Just because no one has complained, really depends on when and how you were...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-18-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Let me know what price you found it for. It...

Let me know what price you found it for. It wasn't cheap at Comp USA (I think $161 with tax)
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-18-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,586
Posted By barjohn
If you check many other forums you will find that...

If you check many other forums you will find that my experience is not unique and it is documented with sound clips not just my opinion. I would agree that the small pairing button is not a big deal...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-18-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
By the way, the neck chaing for carrying it is...

By the way, the neck chaing for carrying it is very high quality as is the stainless steel ear loop with nice rounded steel end caps. You really don't need the ear loop but when you want to feel...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-18-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
I had it the phone on my left side and the...

I had it the phone on my left side and the headset on my right and no static. Clear as a bell. I haven't tried it in my left pocket yet but I suspect it will work even better there as other units...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-18-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Yes, I picked it up at Comp USA and I understand...

Yes, I picked it up at Comp USA and I understand it is supposed to be available at Radio Shack too.
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-18-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,586
Posted By barjohn
I am more than a little surprised at the good...

I am more than a little surprised at the good comments on the JX-10. I have just finished reviewing it but have not completed my write up; however, I will give forum members a preview:

Pluses:
1....
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-18-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
I just pciked up and have started testing the...

I just pciked up and have started testing the Nokia BH-800 that is coparable in size to the JX-10. My early impression is that it is a much better unit. Sound quality my be better than the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-12-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,988
Posted By barjohn
I'm liking this phone more all of the time. I...

I'm liking this phone more all of the time. I may not want to send it back after my 15 day trial.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-12-2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,988
Posted By barjohn
CDMA devices are not locked in the same way as...

CDMA devices are not locked in the same way as GSM devices. In the past I have purchased Sprint phones and used them on Verizon. However, it doesn't work the other way around because Sprint would...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-12-2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,988
Posted By barjohn
Rumor has it around November time frame with full...

Rumor has it around November time frame with full 3G HSDPA support. Since this is about the time that Cingular will be doing their nationwide 3G roll out it makes good sense to have a device that...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 06-11-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
Check out my sound clips using the Moto Q and...

Check out my sound clips using the Moto Q and these headsets for a comparison.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-11-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,988
Posted By barjohn
I may keep mine too. I already have Verizon...

I may keep mine too. I already have Verizon service on two lines with LG4500 that are about due to go off contract and therefore are elgible for the new every two progam. I want something a little...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-11-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,819
Posted By barjohn
I have a nearly new 8700C that was one of the...

I have a nearly new 8700C that was one of the special units that RIM gave out for sale for $299 with no contract. It is locked to Cingular and I will work with anyone that is interested in it...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-11-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,744
Posted By barjohn
You might want to consider the Moto Q. Slim and...

You might want to consider the Moto Q. Slim and great phone along with email, camera and music.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-11-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,988
Posted By barjohn
Thumbs up barJOHN Review of Motorola Q versus 8700

I have just completed my review of the Motorola Q versus the BlackBerry 8700. As usual, my reviews tend to be different and include sound clips for comparison purposes. I hopy you all enjoy the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-13-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,506
Posted By barjohn
You need to install the handheld OS software on...

You need to install the handheld OS software on your desktop first. Select the latest version of the vendor of your choice. I like the new one from India that has the new dimension-zen theme. ...
Forum: RIM Stock/Legal Discussion 03-10-2006, 10:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 27,294
Posted By barjohn
No I haven't. I have been pretty busy with a...

No I haven't.

I have been pretty busy with a project at work and haven't had much time lately.
Forum: Rumor Mill 03-09-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,337
Posted By barjohn
The current Blackberry design really doesn't need...

The current Blackberry design really doesn't need the memory card capability because applications that could really use it don't exist or the additional hardware capability isn' there. However, for...
Forum: Bluetooth Connection 03-08-2006, 12:30 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 153,780
Posted By barjohn
You all are welcome. I am waiting for some new...

You all are welcome. I am waiting for some new headsets like the ones Motorola announced so I can review them. i hope they come out when I am not swamped at work like I have been lately.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-08-2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,004
Posted By barjohn
Gee guys you don't read the whole review after I...

Gee guys you don't read the whole review after I type my fingers to the bone?
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 03-07-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,322
Posted By barjohn
For the really brave sole, i wonder how hard it...

For the really brave sole, i wonder how hard it would be to change the electronics/screen with a 7290 case and keyboard? It would be trickier because it would require a change in the keyboard...
Forum: RIM Stock/Legal Discussion 02-20-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 27,294
Posted By barjohn
While I have some RIM contacts and a lesser...

While I have some RIM contacts and a lesser degree of Cingular contacts, I try not to bother them with issues that are not in a critical path. I have mentioned expanding theri coverage of Bluetooth...
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