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Forum: General Q10 Series Discussion - BlackBerry 10 12-30-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,567
Posted By palomartian
Re: QWERTY BB10 device - before June 2013

Yes, a physical keyboard, but no pointing device. Keyboard is great, pointing device is awesome. Ever try to select text while driving on an iphone or android? Suicide. I give RIM another 6...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 11-10-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,260
Posted By palomartian
Re: car kit for at&t blackberry bold 9900

Griffin Window Mount for Smartphones GC22054 (http://www.daydeal.com/product.php?productid=54594)

Belt Clip Holster for BlackBerry Bold 9900 9930 BB9900BEC001...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-02-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,673
Posted By palomartian
Re: 9860 Removed from US RIM Website

The coming QNX phone flop will likely do that by itself.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-29-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,069
Posted By palomartian
Re: Intermittent Radio Switch-off

you're holding it wrong
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-23-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 43,602
Posted By palomartian
Re: OS 7 for the Torch 9800?

Be nice. Maybe the guy is just a terrorist sending coded jihad messages. Ever think of that? Sheeeeeesh...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-17-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By palomartian
Re: Only three events show on my agenda

you can get a theme that will do it.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-08-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By palomartian
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-26-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By palomartian
Re: Torch 9810 - Cannot pair with Docs to Go Desktop

That's funny shit. Not even RIM is bothering to support 7.0. I think BBOS is going to be a bad memory within a year or two.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-23-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,050
Posted By palomartian
Re: Wanting to install 7.0 OS on a 9800 torch

I never said people are smart. I was just relating facts about consumer trends.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-23-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,050
Posted By palomartian
Re: Wanting to install 7.0 OS on a 9800 torch

Google "smart phone market share" then read the comments on the various blogs. You have company. iPhone fanboys are in denial too.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-22-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,874
Posted By palomartian
Re: Torch 9810 - Cannot pair with Docs to Go Desktop

http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9800-series-discussion-torch/253634-torch-9810-docs-go-sync-drag-drop-you-have-kidding-me.html
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-22-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,050
Posted By palomartian
Re: Wanting to install 7.0 OS on a 9800 torch

I've heard rumors they CAN'T make BES/BIS work on QNX. That the first QNX handsets will drop without it, playbook style.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-20-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,050
Posted By palomartian
Re: Wanting to install 7.0 OS on a 9800 torch

I don't know why they don't sunset BBOS, BIS, BBM, etc. on the QNX line. What's the point? The competition is trouncing BB without that baggage. They can sell BES tools for the business market and...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-19-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,050
Posted By palomartian
Re: Wanting to install 7.0 OS on a 9800 torch

Which is fine, until you consider how demotivating that must be for the 3 guys who still develop apps for BBOS.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-18-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By palomartian
Re: Why all Torches here?

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-18-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By palomartian
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-17-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,050
Posted By palomartian
Re: Wanting to install 7.0 OS on a 9800 torch

Rim's market share is shrinking because they deliver great communication devices to a market that wants smartphones. Essentially the market is growing, and the growth is in areas Rim has no product...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-15-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,235
Posted By palomartian
Re: App World Update?

I'm sticking with the old one. I'll never risk updating a functional app again. These things are too buggy.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-28-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,416
Posted By palomartian
Re: New 9810 on sale at AT&T

Usage has an effect on battery life. I can drain mine in 4 hours or have it last 3 days.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-25-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,416
Posted By palomartian
Re: New 9810 on sale at AT&T

So your contention is the keyboard on the 9800/10 is strictly comparable to the 9900? wow. I'm certain your math is just fine. I'm also certain it's irrelevant. I stand by my statement. People...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-24-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By palomartian
Re: Pdf

Yes. You can read PDFs on the 9800 as delivered. Sometimes it takes a while to load an image large enough to read though. You click the trackball and the image grows larger and gets fuzzy, it will...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-24-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,416
Posted By palomartian
Re: New 9810 on sale at AT&T

Well... perhaps because the 9900 is a Blackberry with a big honkin' keyboard, which people want, and the 9800/10 is some kinda of iPhone wanabe mutant hybrid that they need to give away to generate...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-23-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,442
Posted By palomartian
Re: end of OS updates for 9800 Torch?

I'd be happy with a functional browser.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-15-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,694
Posted By palomartian
Re: problems with AT&T address book... HELP!!!

It snuck past me when I did the 600 update, so maybe it doesn't now. Fortunately I noticed it immediately and clicked cancel before any damage was done.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-15-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,442
Posted By palomartian
Re: end of OS updates for 9800 Torch?

The latter part of the aforementioned eventuality is a given.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-14-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,958
Posted By palomartian
Re: Does 9800 generally have bad reception

Mine has as good a reception as any phone I've used in the last 10 or 15 years. Indoors and out. That much I like about it. Maybe you're holding yours wrong.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-14-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,694
Posted By palomartian
Re: problems with AT&T address book... HELP!!!

Every time I do an OS upgrade that sneaky effing ATT address book tries to get in and bugger up my phone. Gotta watch that thing. It's devious.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-14-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,814
Posted By palomartian
Re: Torch 9810 are now for sale on ebay...

Coincidentally, I would not accept delivery of the thing.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-12-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 862
Posted By palomartian
Battery issue resolved

I had a couple of days in a row where my phone seemed to draw the battery down very quickly. I noticed the screen was not dimming as fast as it was set to, so I did a battery pull. No help. Then I...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-12-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,812
Posted By palomartian
Re: Slide Lock App

On Berryslider yes, if you set it that way.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-31-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,894
Posted By palomartian
Re: screen lock button

I have the inside scoop on the lock button. The engineer who designed it has pictures of the CEOs having gay relations with an underage goat. j/k. Dumbest thing ever though, ain't it? On the 9000...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-24-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By palomartian
Re: Car Chargers

Seems odd. A usb charger putting out other than 5 volts would be some strange shit. Why else would the phone care? Current? I seriously doubt it. I think your charger is jacked.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-18-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,901
Posted By palomartian
Re: Answering Torch 9800 with Password Lock

Use a locking app that allows calls to ring through.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-18-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,892
Posted By palomartian
Re: anyone knows remove startup logos Torch

Easy. While booting, turn the phone upside down with the screen against an opaque surface. Works every time.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-16-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,632
Posted By palomartian
Re: TMobile Torch

August 15th 2011 at 08:03:14. Might be closer to 9am though. Seriously, that is as good a guess as you are going to get. The Torch2, the one with a credible processor and OS7, should land at TMo...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-15-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By palomartian
Re: how do I do this again?

In your inbox try menu-options-email reconcilliation
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-10-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,568
Posted By palomartian
Re: Latest OS: 9800 6.0.0.2647/6.0.0.600 (All Languages)

Blackberry Maps stayed on the phone with an ATT update to 600. Otherwise, I can't tell it from 526.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-10-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 823
Posted By palomartian
another email q

Is there a setting to change which email address is considered "primary?" I have an app (berryslider) which only displays notifications for the primary account. It tends to change randomly.

EDIT: ...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-09-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By palomartian
Re: email Q

I got it work on the select option. I have to make sure the menu option is "select" not "select text." I'm not exactly certain what triggers the difference, but I suspect it pertains to whether or...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-08-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,846
Posted By palomartian
Re: Only use the "all" group...

If you hit the end key it takes you back to the "all" page. Not really a huge deal, just an inconvenience. It's as if they think we are too xxxxing stupid to use folders and need some wonky,...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-08-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By palomartian
Re: email Q

Before or after I hit reply the result is the same. I can't do anything inside the received message except click phone numbers or email addys.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-07-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By palomartian
Re: email Q

Or something. I'm on 526 or whatever the latest ATT OS is. I have a "select text" option in the menu, but it only works on my response, not on the original email. The trackpad just bounces from...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-07-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By palomartian
Re: email Q

Thanks! It's there in two flavors, a free version and a paid one that lets you forward attachments. So far it works half the time. Some emails contain stuff that stymies it. In particular the one...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-07-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By palomartian
Re: email Q

No. The edit functions only work on recognized numbers, email addresses, etc. No select, no copy, no nothing.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-06-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By palomartian
Re: email Q

Copy/paste is also disabled for the body of the original message. It's perverse!
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-06-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,207
Posted By palomartian
Re: ,pdf Files

You are likely right. I meant the included file opener. Whether it is part of the messaging app or docs to go I have no clue. If I click on a PDF in an email it opens as a tiny, unreadable screen...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-06-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,207
Posted By palomartian
Re: ,pdf Files

Highlight the attachment, click the menu button, select open with beamreader. On mine it's called beamberry since I have Beamsuite, but I imagine it's the same functionality wise. The included Docs...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-04-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By palomartian
Re: email Q

To update a tech question the sender required the reply be placed a specific portion of the body of the original message. Fine, I can always use my provider's webmail site as a work-round, right? ...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 07-04-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By palomartian
email Q

Is there a setting or OS version that will let me type inside the body of a received email?
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 06-20-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,396
Posted By palomartian
Re: Printing FACEBOOK messages from my Torch

Cortado "basic print" or their free "workplace" might get you going. Better to drop facebook altogether and get real though. Just sayin... :D
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