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Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 05-05-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,066
Posted By david_uk
Re: Initial Impressions - first 12 hours

Context: I was devoted to BB until 2010 when high hosted BES/carrier fees "forced" me to become an iSheep. Never comfortable with that overhyped platform, I've recently been using WP8 (good) but...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 03-17-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 36,147
Posted By david_uk
Re: Will you move away from BlackBerry?

The key for me is Exchange integration. After some years and many BBs, all reliable workhorses, using Hosted Exchange and BES, I migrated to iOS which of course supports ActiveSync. If you use...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 03-17-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 46,201
Posted By david_uk
See my reply #37 above.

See my reply #37 above.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 03-03-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 46,201
Posted By david_uk
Assuming you're on a contract not PAYG: ...

Assuming you're on a contract not PAYG:

Username: internet
Password: web
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-28-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By david_uk
1. First, check that your company has a...

1. First, check that your company has a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) to sync data from Exchange with yours or other BBs. If it has, check if they will allow you to add your device to the BES....
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 02-22-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By david_uk
Keyboard lock probs

Have used the hardware lock several times without probs.

But today I locked the device, then when I went to unlock, none of the keys would perform an action, though I could scroll around the screen...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 02-14-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,693
Posted By david_uk
Me too. .133 does seem to be a better build...

Me too.

.133 does seem to be a better build than .152.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 02-13-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,861
Posted By david_uk
This issue is discussed in several threads here....

This issue is discussed in several threads here. Later builds fixed the low volume by stepping up all the levels, with the result that the lowest level disappeared. This is OK for me but does not...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 02-04-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,237
Posted By david_uk
Phone | Menu | View Speed Dial List | Select Q...

Phone | Menu | View Speed Dial List | Select Q for example, hit Return key then Select Contact.

Voila.
Forum: Beta You Than Me 01-29-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,060
Posted By david_uk
What seems to have happened is that High has...

What seems to have happened is that High has become Medium and Medium has become Low. So we've got more decibels, but have lost the ability to play tones quietly.

On towards the next beta...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 01-26-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,060
Posted By david_uk
I'm finding that my ringtones, notifiers etc. are...

I'm finding that my ringtones, notifiers etc. are much louder under .133.
Forum: Beta You Than Me 01-19-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By david_uk
Another reason could be that .114 is pretty...

Another reason could be that .114 is pretty stable. Totally unconnected with the fact that there's no 3G, of course.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-19-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By david_uk
Maybe under v5.0, but under the current v4.6.1 it...

Maybe under v5.0, but under the current v4.6.1 it looks and behaves just like v4.5 on other BBs.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-13-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,700
Posted By david_uk
To me, leaving out 3G is a plus - simpler device,...

To me, leaving out 3G is a plus - simpler device, longer battery life, no handover problems etc.

At the same point after the European launch of Bold and Storm, BB Forums was full of querulous users...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-07-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,275
Posted By david_uk
I've used both. There are lots of minor...

I've used both. There are lots of minor differences between the two devices but IMO only two main ones; 3G and form factor.

Bold is bigger. For me, too big. But if you like a chunky device (150g v...
Forum: BlackBerry Wallpapers 01-02-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 183,281
Posted By david_uk
I took this in South Africa. I find it fits well...

I took this in South Africa. I find it fits well behind the header and bottom icons on my 8900.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-31-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By david_uk
Am afraid Klotar's workaround didn't fix my...

Am afraid Klotar's workaround didn't fix my problem. The error message here is "Unknown Error".
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 12-30-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By david_uk
Same here. Have tried both DM 4.7 and 4.6 (BES...

Same here. Have tried both DM 4.7 and 4.6 (BES version). Have not successfully completed a backup on Bold, Storm or 8900, in fact since OS 4.5.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-30-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,844
Posted By david_uk
In column view, a few pages require horizontal...

In column view, a few pages require horizontal scrolling but most don't. This is the first BB which has not sent me scurrying to find an alternative browser such as Opera Mini. With greater clarity...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-30-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,005
Posted By david_uk
Battery life here is similar to 8310, and that's...

Battery life here is similar to 8310, and that's with WiFi turned on 24/7. So, 2/3 days with average use.

Volume is not great though, room for improvement there.

But generally, have found .101...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-28-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By david_uk
Obviously your mileage may vary, but if you use...

Obviously your mileage may vary, but if you use your 8900 for messaging only you should get at least two days from each charge.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-27-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,507
Posted By david_uk
Mine has acceptable quality and volume, but no...

Mine has acceptable quality and volume, but no great leap forward from 8310. I'd never accuse such a small device of having too much bass, though, it's usually the opposite.
Forum: Beta You Than Me 12-25-2008, 04:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,420
Posted By david_uk
There's absolutely nothing bad about .101, it's...

There's absolutely nothing bad about .101, it's as steady as a rock. But that won't stop me assuming that later versions will be faster/better, it's just the way it works.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-22-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,231
Posted By david_uk
I think you've summed up the whole point about...

I think you've summed up the whole point about Storm in a business environment. It's a great browsing and entertainment device, but as an emailer or phone it's just not as convenient as physical...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-20-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,623
Posted By david_uk
Nicely balanced. Just like the device itself.

Nicely balanced. Just like the device itself.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-19-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,700
Posted By david_uk
I pretty much agree with the OP....

I pretty much agree with the OP. Exceptions/additions:

Keypad - less spacing so don't find it as usable as 83xx.

Send/End/Menu/Back keys - not positive enough.

Micro USB - in totally the wrong...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-18-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,366
Posted By david_uk
4.6.1.101

Pre-installed on my SIM free 8900 which arrived today.

Early days, but stable so far.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 11-29-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 38,555
Posted By david_uk
Unless you're in UK... BlackBerry Bold...

Unless you're in UK...


BlackBerry Bold Overview - Pay Monthly - T Mobile (http://www.t-mobile.co.uk/shop/business/mobile-phones/phones/pay-monthly/blackberry/bold/overview/)
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 11-28-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,685
Posted By david_uk
In the past I have bought both 8120 and Bold SIM...

In the past I have bought both 8120 and Bold SIM free from CPW on or near the date of release, would imagine that 8900 will be the same.

If not you can always pre-order over at Smartphone, Pocket...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 11-26-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By david_uk
I wouldn't venture a review based on a 2 mins...

I wouldn't venture a review based on a 2 mins trial - esp not on this forum!

But as to form/function, I've always thought Curve was the BB to beat - business class QWERTY plus a few consumer apps,...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 11-26-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By david_uk
Am optimistic re battery life, my 8120 was 2G +...

Am optimistic re battery life, my 8120 was 2G + WiFi and the battery did fine. 8900 has a bigger screen for sure, but having used Bold and Storm I still think 3G is the killer.

Browsing was GPRS...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 11-26-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By david_uk
Hands on - for 2 mins

Played briefly with 8900 at a BB event yesterday. Bold Mini in all but name. Razor sharp screen, bit narrower than Curve, similar weight, spaced buttons that seemed quite stiff, minimalist UI.
...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-24-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,696
Posted By david_uk
There's a ton of unhappy users on the eForum over...

There's a ton of unhappy users on the eForum over at Vodafone - Mobile Phones, Mobile Internet, Broadband & Email (http://www.vodafone.co.uk) Seems as though Voda promoted Storm in a way that...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-22-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,696
Posted By david_uk
Nice review. So, BBs are no longer just little...

Nice review.

So, BBs are no longer just little QWERTY email devices, yet touchscreens are not for everyone.

Life has become more confusing. Thanks, Steve Jobs.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-19-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By david_uk
I was able to an Enterprise Activation with no...

I was able to an Enterprise Activation with no problems, even though it said Prosumer (which usually means provisioned for BIS) on the outside of the box.
Forum: RIM Software 11-18-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By david_uk
Like you I went back down to 4.6 and it too hung...

Like you I went back down to 4.6 and it too hung at RMS d/bs. So I reinstalled 4.6, then upgraded the OS. Funny thing was, once the radio had been turned off prior to the OS upgrade, the backup went...
Forum: RIM Software 11-17-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By david_uk
DM 4.7 Backup prob

Removed 4.6, installed 4.7 (BES version), 8310 4.5 connects through to Exchange server OK, tried to Backup device, gets as far as Calendar Options then returns "Unknown Error" and blows out.
...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,990
Posted By david_uk
Just a tip - if you need to change any of your...

Just a tip - if you need to change any of your BIS settings in future, for instance to add a new email account, point your PC to BlackBerry Internet Service (http://www.mobileemail.vodafone.net), log...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By david_uk
After a couple of days my impression is that...

After a couple of days my impression is that battery life is better than Bold but worse than, say, Curve.

Two points: (1) the battery is bigger than Bold's, is quite a hefty unit, and (2) battery...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,258
Posted By david_uk
You can only assign speed dials to figures 1 to 9...

You can only assign speed dials to figures 1 to 9 from within the phone app.

Gone are the days when you could press and hold a single letter from the home screen.

Some may call this progress...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By david_uk
Should be 4 transparent plastic covers: front...

Should be 4 transparent plastic covers: front (covers whole screen area), back, front top edge and front base.

From what you say, suggest you turn it straight round and insist on a unit in a sealed...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,696
Posted By david_uk
So, no doubt you'll take your own advice in...

So, no doubt you'll take your own advice in another thread and wait patiently for the firmware upgrade!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By david_uk
Well, I charged the battery overnight and so far...

Well, I charged the battery overnight and so far it's performed much better than Bold. And so it should - it's quite a hefty unit, don't drop it on your toe.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,696
Posted By david_uk
Haven't really played with the Media app. But...

Haven't really played with the Media app. But first impression is that it's basic but functional, little changed from v4.5.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,696
Posted By david_uk
(1) No option that I can find to change keyboard...

(1) No option that I can find to change keyboard size. Of course in portrait mode there's more vertical space - if you like SureType.

(2) Changing font size does not affect the visible area - when...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,696
Posted By david_uk
Yes, there's a Sound Profile named Phone Calls...

Yes, there's a Sound Profile named Phone Calls Only.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-16-2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By david_uk
Storm isn't rubbish, it's a perfectly respectable...

Storm isn't rubbish, it's a perfectly respectable alternative to iPhone.

The "key" point is whether a touchscreen is right for you.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-15-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,231
Posted By david_uk
Calibration is certainly one issue, but I've been...

Calibration is certainly one issue, but I've been fighting with the Storm keyboard for 48 hours and I seriously doubt if touchscreens, even if clickable, are really the way to go for typing.

One...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-15-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,696
Posted By david_uk
Yes, all fine in that department. Can now...

Yes, all fine in that department.

Can now adjust ringer/alert volume from 1 - 10. But the ability to repeat an alert has disappeared, bummer as I used to use the same tone but have it repeat twice...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 11-15-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 22,696
Posted By david_uk
There is indeed a Speed Dial feature as you...

There is indeed a Speed Dial feature as you describe. I think my point was that it requires three "key" depressions compared with a single press from the home screen on Curve etc.
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