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Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-19-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 223,278
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Re: Unlocked Storm on AT&T or T-Mobile

Okay, so let's start and believe me, I am grateful for your help. What am I downloading from my Mobile provider? I am so completely not understanding this. T-Mobile does not have Storm2's so, what...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-19-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 223,278
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Question Re: Unlocked Storm on AT&T or T-Mobile

To say that I am lost and frustrated would be an understatement. This really seems to be too complicated for me. Even this here...

"Install your current OS on your BlackBerry device to your...
Forum: Media Center 02-07-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,897
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Question Desperately need to convert 720p HD video for my Storm2

Okay, I have been at this for days with no success. I have a short film that I made (rough cut) and I need to convert it from 1280x720 (720p) 60 fps MPEG2 to a smaller size for my Blackberry. I have...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 06-12-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
It's a horror, people. It is. My new Storm 2...

It's a horror, people. It is. My new Storm 2 started acting very strange in recent days. Touch screen was F'd up. Hard to use. Kept rebooting.

I updated to the newest software and now it is perfect....
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-28-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Still stiff, but not as bad. I think my now long...

Still stiff, but not as bad. I think my now long gone Storm2 was superior, but this one ain't bad so I will stick with it and hope it improves with use. Just having a Blackberry again is a God-send....
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-28-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Matt_Stevens
So it's working. I've no idea how I fixed it....

So it's working. I've no idea how I fixed it. Wish I knew the magic sequence of events, but it just started to work while I tinkered with it. Oh well. Can't complain about a Blackberry that works, so...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-27-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Matt_Stevens
As I said, I was not aware that it pertained to...

As I said, I was not aware that it pertained to me. It looked like a Blackberry email issue. So if you are in a bad mood, no need to take it out on me. I told you thank you for posting and that I was...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-27-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Matt_Stevens
OK, first of all, no need to get touchy. Second,...

OK, first of all, no need to get touchy. Second, I was not aware of this. I am trying it now, thank you.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-27-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Matt_Stevens
This doesn't apply to me. I am not using...

This doesn't apply to me. I am not using Blackberry email. It's my own domain, 1783pictures.com.

Or am I wrong here? I thought this is not applicable because I never set up a Blackberry email...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-27-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Question Email trouble: Pulling the hair out of my head! Can't find how to change settings!

OK, I have my own domain name and my own email account using that domain. I had my email all set up with my Blackberry Storm2, but then it was stolen. DOH!!

I have my new Storm2 and was able to...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-26-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Phone arrived at 4:20PM. It's new. Charged it and...

Phone arrived at 4:20PM. It's new. Charged it and activated it, but this one feels funny. The sure press is extremely stiff at the bottom left to the point where I cannot press the green send button...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-26-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
You're welcome. Tracking shows it's out for...

You're welcome. Tracking shows it's out for delivery, but that means 2PM to 6PM here. It IS going to arrive today, but Lord only knows if it will be new or not. I'll post here once I find out.

I...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-25-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Received a call this morning from a nervous and...

Received a call this morning from a nervous and apologetic Jason, who couldn't explain what happened, but who assured me a new NEW phone was on the way to me. Tracking shows zilch so far, but that is...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,454
Posted By Matt_Stevens
It all comes down to where you are. In the states...

It all comes down to where you are. In the states I frequent only Verizon is any good and believe me, I am not happy about that. I wish to God AT&T or Sprint or somebody else was just as good because...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
OK, I am rip roaring mad at the moment. Around 5...

OK, I am rip roaring mad at the moment. Around 5 PM my Storm2 showed up. I opened the box and immediately saw I had been screwed. New? HA! It is a remanufactured phone from Mexico, has scratches all...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,454
Posted By Matt_Stevens
If you live in NYC or the part of NC I visit, or...

If you live in NYC or the part of NC I visit, or the sections of CT I visit, it's complete crap.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-24-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By Matt_Stevens
I backed up all the pics to a folder on my PC...

I backed up all the pics to a folder on my PC back in NYC.

Now, what you are saying about the .ipd file is helpful. I'll just have to hope my wife can find it. No clue where it might be. But this...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-24-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Question Restore problem: Getting replacement while my PC is in another part of the country!

OK, my Storm2 was stolen while on vacation. Asurion could not give me a replacement for over two weeks. I just arrived in NC (I live in NYC) and they are finally sending me my new Storm2.

Whoops. My...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,454
Posted By Matt_Stevens
So what? What does that have to do with poor...

So what? What does that have to do with poor quality sounding calls, "all circuits are busy" and constant, chronic dropped calls?

Nothing at all.
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,454
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Exclamation Yes, Palm is suffering and the writing is on the...

Yes, Palm is suffering and the writing is on the wall. :?

Now, this thread is HUGE and I am late to it, so I could not read it all, but let me say this.

I live in NYC, a place where there are more...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
I don't blame Asurion for being cautious. There...

I don't blame Asurion for being cautious. There is a lot of fraud out there. Where they went wrong was charging me when they had no phone. Then lying their @sses to me about it shipping and even...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,043
Posted By Matt_Stevens
OK, back on track here, isn't there a free...

OK, back on track here, isn't there a free browser one can add and make the default that is way better? My Storm2 was stolen, but today I am finally getting a replacement so I will want to have anew...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Exclamation UPDATE as of February 23rd

Here is the latest...

Last wek Verizon sent me a truly crappy loner phone after they realized I was going to file a BBB complaint against them AND drop their service. Under NY law they violated...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-11-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Thumbs down Lord help me

Yesterday I spoke to a supervisor at verizon for about 90 minutes and he ended up, so he says, ordering a new Storm2 for me to be sent to the address of my choice on Friday. I'll call today to be...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-10-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,147
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Angry Storm2 stolen, claim filed, already a nightmare, Asurion strikes again!

Upgraded to a Storm2 last Fall. Loved it. Made sure it had insurance with Verizon from day #1. Of course, Verizon uses Asurion for their insurance.

OK, so my phone was stolen last week. Made the...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-16-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Thumbs up Liked this enough to review it on epinions.com

So I am now nearly two weeks into owning the Storm2 and liked it enough to write a review on it. I never do that for electronic devices. Normally I think it's best to leave that to the experts....
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-16-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,477
Posted By Matt_Stevens
I'm in NC for the holidays and everybody down...

I'm in NC for the holidays and everybody down here loves my phone. Because of how pathetic AT&T is there are few iPhones around these parts, so almost no one has seen a touch screen like this....
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-15-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,477
Posted By Matt_Stevens
No doubt the Storm2 is a fingerprint and grease...

No doubt the Storm2 is a fingerprint and grease magnet. It's worse than the iPhone. But it doesn't stop me from loving this baby. Best phone I ever owned. I am a total convert.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-10-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matt_Stevens
It seems I am lucky to have made my upgrade after...

It seems I am lucky to have made my upgrade after 5.0 hot. Otherwise I might be an unhappy camper.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-09-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,248
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Yeah, cased the Storm2 dos look a bit bulky and...

Yeah, cased the Storm2 dos look a bit bulky and clunky. Nude it looks like it came out of Star Trek and is quite cool. But I drop my phones, always, so I have no choice but to grab a case.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-09-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matt_Stevens
I am visiting both, but find this place more to...

I am visiting both, but find this place more to the point with less off topic nonsense.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-08-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,248
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Yes, that is what I am doing. I decided to order...

Yes, that is what I am doing. I decided to order the Otterbox Commuter Case (I think that's what it's called). Basically, the one below the Defender. The Defender is just too thick. I had a chance to...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-07-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,248
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Thanks for the reply. That shopCrackberry site is...

Thanks for the reply. That shopCrackberry site is amazing. I may pick up the $50 Superbundle, which has a lot of stuff that will be great for me. Still deciding.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-07-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,248
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Question Storm2 Case options? Leather vs. plastic, etc.

I did a search and only found a thread like this in regards to the first Storm. It's now closed:

http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9500-series-discussion-storm/188554-best-case-storm.html

My...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 12-07-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By Matt_Stevens
I found Facebook for my Storm2 to be a real...

I found Facebook for my Storm2 to be a real annoyance, so I just deleted it outright. Maybe it's just me, but it was always bothering me.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-07-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Is there a great place to discuss or read reviews...

Is there a great place to discuss or read reviews of Apps for the Storm2? I don't see much in the way of Apps talk. My wife has an iPhone and it is loaded with apps, some free, some not. No doubt,...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-07-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 128,964
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Playing around I am finding that the faster...

Playing around I am finding that the faster things move or lock in place, the better I like the keyboard. I have all the settings faster than the defaults at this point and so far I am having fewer...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-07-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Matt_Stevens
I don't even know if I turned this on with my...

I don't even know if I turned this on with my phone. I suppose I can check online with MyVerizon? Guess I should find out. No need for it.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-07-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Matt_Stevens
I don't like how it is working. How can I just...

I don't like how it is working. How can I just delete it off my Storm2?
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-07-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Cost me 49.95 for a storm2 with 2 year contract....

Cost me 49.95 for a storm2 with 2 year contract. I was floored when I was able to snag that price. Been with Verizon 10+ years and never was able to get such a good deal.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-02-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Thanks for that info. Do I just hook my phone up...

Thanks for that info.

Do I just hook my phone up to my PC via USB and drag and drop my ringtones? Same with Wallpapers.

This is a stupid question, but after more than an hour of lookiing, I cannot...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-01-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Red face A few quick Newbie questions - First Blackberry EVER!

Hello all. New here. My first Blackberry is the Storm 2 (BB9550S2) and I have been using it since I got it this afternoon and reading this forum for hours. Pretty much all day. I've learned a lot,...
Forum: Media Center 12-01-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Wow. Zedge.net is amazing. I just downloaded more...

Wow. Zedge.net is amazing. I just downloaded more ringtones than I could ever possibly use in a lifetime.

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Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-01-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 128,964
Posted By Matt_Stevens
Thanks for the tips on these. This is my FIRST...

Thanks for the tips on these. This is my FIRST Blackberry and I am finding it very tough to use vs. my wife's iPhone. That thing is easy as pie to type on, but these new settings are certainly an...
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