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Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 11-22-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,468
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Playbook price drop

I just picked up a 16G tonight on my way home from Best Buy in Rockford, Illinois for $199. They're in stock here... didn't ask how many tho..
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-17-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 25,951
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: blackberry triton 4g

we can only hope... I agree, Sprint needs some new love! My 9650 w/OS6 is very decent, just really want a 'berry touchscreen!
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 01-03-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,621
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Latest OS: 9650 6.0.0.1659/6.0.0.415 (Multilanguage)

I like almost everything about OS6 UI-related. I do think its slick and new... although, this latest build def has it's issues. I cannot believe this was "officially" released by any carrier or...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 12-29-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,621
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Latest OS: 9650 6.0.0.1659/6.0.0.415 (Multilanguage)

Random reboots still happening in this latest build. Also, now I can't delete certain SMS text messages... I'll get the green icon like I'm saving a draft. Nothing works but a battery pull......
Forum: Rumor Mill 12-27-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,797
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: why blackberry users will bail on RIM

How is the Torch with OS6 2 year old technology? Have you played around with one? I just got one for my wife, unlocked it for her carrier and couldn't be happier... They have perfected thier...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 12-27-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,621
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Latest OS: 9650 6.0.0.1659/6.0.0.415 (Multilanguage)

I had the ramdom re-boots on .222, I posted looking for others in another thread... I thought I had traced it back to SMS in some way, because that was the only time it would happen. This new .415...
Forum: General 9100 Series Discussion - Pearl2 12-24-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,500
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Pearl 2 ont successful?

I actually really, really like the form-factor on the new Pearl, but just think the whole world is going to/wants to go to touch screen or at least the biggest screen possible. I anxiously await...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 12-19-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 78,370
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Get Your Unlocked 9800 Torch Working on TMobile with Browser, UMA and DM Tetherin

thanks again John... my wife is now the proud owner of an unlocked white torch on the t-mobile network. Everything seems to be up and running... pretty slick phone, that for sure. Makes my 9650...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 12-19-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 78,370
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Get Your Unlocked 9800 Torch Working on TMobile with Browser, UMA and DM Tetherin

I realize I wasn't very clear in my post, but that is exactly what I was wondering... so thank you. I'll keep you posted.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 12-19-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 78,370
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Get Your Unlocked 9800 Torch Working on TMobile with Browser, UMA and DM Tetherin

Hey John, the instructions you list at the top of this thread are WAAAYYYY different than the instructions provided with my unlock code. I am more inclined to follow yours... but not sure what to...
Forum: Rumor Mill 12-09-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 25,951
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: blackberry triton 4g

I am wondering same thing... any new news? Would be very cool if Sprint could get...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 12-02-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,206
Posted By rick chi-town
Forum: OS 6 12-02-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,339
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Tray in OS6

I like the new 6 personally... I have NO icons selected and when the tray is closed, you can see my wallpaper perfectly. Whether it be just a cool black image or a pic of my kids... There are no...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 11-23-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,170
Posted By rick chi-town
Forum: OS 6 11-21-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,621
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Random reboots

It is a beta copy, yes, i am aware of that... But I know this phone will have an "official" release soon enough so wasn't really worried about that part. Also, I have loaded beta copies on a lot of...
Forum: OS 6 11-21-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,621
Posted By rick chi-town
Random reboots

Hey guys, I tried to search, but not much luck... I recently updated my Sprint 9650 to OS6.0.0.280, I know there .333 out now, but had already DL'ed .280 so decided to load it. As everyone seems to...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-21-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,206
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: To update OS or not on 9650; OS6 or 5.0.0.983

I'll chime in here... I updated my Sprint 9650 to 6.0.0.280 (not the .333, which is currently out...)' and can tell I love it!! And as far as your 3rd party apps go, I actually loaded this OS via...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 11-19-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,170
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Leaked 9650 OS OS 6.0.0.333

I loaded a beta copy of .280 that I found, and live in a rural area... On 5.0 had almost no signal at all at my house. With this build, I have 2-3 bars at minimum at my house now, so this 6.0 did...
Forum: Rumor Mill 11-15-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,872
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Storm On Sprint

forgive perhaps a question I should know the answer to... are Verizon & Sprint both on the same network CDMA, GSM, iden, whatever? I n other words, could I use an unlocked storm2 on Sprint?...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-15-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,213
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Verizon Blackberry 9650 Update Tonight

I realized after reading through some add'l posts, 6.0 has been around for a little bit, and I am aware some of the early pioneers have probably had it for a for a while now. :oops: I was just...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-14-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,213
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Verizon Blackberry 9650 Update Tonight

well it loaded perfectly (via Desktop Manager), and is just sooo slick! Thats all I can say... its not just the usual updated icons and polishing as going from say 4.6 to 5.0, etc. It's night &...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-13-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,213
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Verizon Blackberry 9650 Update Tonight

PS, installing 6.0.0.280 as we speak on my Sprint 9650 via Desktop Manager... not sure why I did what I did, but I did. Wish me luck, and I'll report back soon!
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-13-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,213
Posted By rick chi-town
Re: Verizon Blackberry 9650 Update Tonight

honestly... I'm kind of getting sick of all the android BS. I love my BB, I want them to continue to upgrade theire phones and bury the BS competition!! RIM, lets go!!!
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 11-09-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,899
Posted By rick chi-town
I have no experience with the 9700, but as...

I have no experience with the 9700, but as stated, i think the highest megapixel camera any blackberry has out right now is the 3.2 meg. My 9650 takes excellent pics...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-23-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,819
Posted By rick chi-town
my battery life is beyond HORRENDOUS!! The past...

my battery life is beyond HORRENDOUS!! The past two days, my phone has been dead to the point of red indicator, by like 2pm... after a full charge the night before and normal/light usage? yesterday...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-19-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,128
Posted By rick chi-town
+1 here... anyone notice battery life improvement?

+1 here... anyone notice battery life improvement?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-10-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,667
Posted By rick chi-town
So again I ask, what are the changes? My phone...

So again I ask, what are the changes? My phone has been bullet-proof so far... is there really a need to upgrade?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 05-25-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,667
Posted By rick chi-town
any good changes in this update? Isn't the phone...

any good changes in this update? Isn't the phone too new to have problems already?
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 05-25-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By rick chi-town
what changes? I just took my 9650 out of the...

what changes? I just took my 9650 out of the box, just 20 minutes ago... is it worth the update already?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-25-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,357
Posted By rick chi-town
mine seems pretty solid so far... after using it...

mine seems pretty solid so far... after using it this weekend. has anyone noticed this weird behavior tho?? occassionally when I two-way someone, the chirp goes thru, then as they are trying to...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-23-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,357
Posted By rick chi-town
anybody else not able to recieve two-way calls? ...

anybody else not able to recieve two-way calls? Everything else works including starting calls, but cannot recieve Direct Connects...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-22-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,357
Posted By rick chi-town
yeah, mine took probably 3 hrs to activate on our...

yeah, mine took probably 3 hrs to activate on our BES... I'm loving the UI of 5.0 tho... it's slick!
8-)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-22-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,357
Posted By rick chi-town
yes 8350i's for all of us, I believe.

yes 8350i's for all of us, I believe.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-22-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,357
Posted By rick chi-town
My update went fine... we're up & running! I had...

My update went fine... we're up & running! I had previous exposure to 5.0 when I loaded a beta copy on my 8900. Really slick!! trying to figure out the phone list... holy cow, my missed calls...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-22-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,357
Posted By rick chi-town
updating now... kind of nervous though, as I was...

updating now... kind of nervous though, as I was watching screen during install, the dreaded 507 appeared for just a second and then went away. I am now on the Blackberry status bar, at roughly the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-30-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,236
Posted By rick chi-town
unless you are a secret agent and have something...

unless you are a secret agent and have something to hide, I think you're fine... it means you have your phone's GPS setting turned on. It's in your options menu..
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-30-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By rick chi-town
no, not same size... 8350i is taller, and fatter....

no, not same size... 8350i is taller, and fatter. yes problem. Why wouldn't you just get the correct case for this phone?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-26-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,470
Posted By rick chi-town
the salesman is his buddy... lol, lmao, pbr me...

the salesman is his buddy... lol, lmao, pbr me asap, fyi, wtf, csi, ttyl. If you don't need the Nextel direct-connect, look into an 8330, they can be set up on boost as well, and is capable of way...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-26-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,470
Posted By rick chi-town
Or lack of response may just mean that there...

Or lack of response may just mean that there aren't alot of people with this device. I have it, use it as my "daily driver" if you will, and love it. Its a bullet-proof phone with the Nextel...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-15-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By rick chi-town
Yet another reason to stay away from Verizon...

Yet another reason to stay away from Verizon...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-07-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,535
Posted By rick chi-town
Nice work freshapple!! That seems to have to...

Nice work freshapple!! That seems to have to corrected my problems!! fingers crossed that it stays.. thanks
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-25-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By rick chi-town
Not sure where you're located, but AT&T's service...

Not sure where you're located, but AT&T's service blows and seems to be getting worse. The pretty app's and slick appearance do nothing to offset the fact that the phone just doesn't work very well...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-19-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By rick chi-town
+1 What dubdub said...

+1
What dubdub said...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-19-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By rick chi-town
do not, I repeat, do not upgrade past .204! ...

do not, I repeat, do not upgrade past .204! Nothing but problems... trust me...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 12-14-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,125
Posted By rick chi-town
So whats the latest feedback on this? Is it...

So whats the latest feedback on this? Is it worth the update? I thought I read this will not load on anything less than OS 5.0, is that true?
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-11-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,865
Posted By rick chi-town
Wow, straight and to the point... I love it.

Wow, straight and to the point... I love it.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-10-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,535
Posted By rick chi-town
Welcome! Not sure if you saw my post above, but...

Welcome! Not sure if you saw my post above, but the problem is, is that we have a very small user base with this phone and as such, not much in the way of support. I am still on .313, need to...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-10-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,865
Posted By rick chi-town
Well now I'm really cornfused, sorry... his...

Well now I'm really cornfused, sorry... his profile DOES say 8310, yes, but he posted in the 8900 forum and nowhere does he specify which device, so which phone is it? I just find it funny how...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-10-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,865
Posted By rick chi-town
actually don't even need to transfer to a card,...

actually don't even need to transfer to a card, do you? Not really sure where the confusion is, but plug phone into your computer, computer will read it as a mass storage device, click yes and then...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 12-08-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,873
Posted By rick chi-town
My wife and I have actually noticed that the pics...

My wife and I have actually noticed that the pics seem to be coming thru alot quicker... weird
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