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Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 01-02-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 36,211
Posted By Kamau
Re: Will you move away from BlackBerry?

I have to agree with you on the screen. The battery life is horrible, but having this screen size on my Droid X is a definite deal breaker for me. Using it with the navigator is as close to having a...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 01-02-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 36,211
Posted By Kamau
Re: Will you move away from BlackBerry?

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Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 12-23-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,623
Posted By Kamau
Re: Andriod / Samsung Captivate... my 2 cents

I just made the jump last week, though I'm keeping my bb.
The battery life does suck rocks big time, but I am finding myself adapting to that part. I am loving this big screen and just how many apps...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-17-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,690
Posted By Kamau
Forwarding Calls

I am trying to set my BB to forward all my calls to my Droid X, but having a problem.
I go to the Call Forwarding menu and set it to always, then choose my number to the Android. But when I hit...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 12-17-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 36,211
Posted By Kamau
Re: Will you move away from BlackBerry?

I just bought a Droid X yesterday, and I gotta admit, its a pretty cool device. I've always been a "bells & whistles" type person, and this phone definitely has an abundance of both. I'm also loving...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 12-03-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,174
Posted By Kamau
Wireless Update

Just wondering since I've never done a wireless update before, over the edge network, approximately how long could I expect it to take. Also, do you think it is safe since I will be without my laptop...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-02-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Kamau
Re: Reconnecting To Laptop Safe?

Thanks.
I have had my doubts about McAfee for awhile now, as it is the one I have. It updates itself daily and all, but for some reason I have had doubts about it lately, even before this event. I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-01-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Kamau
Reconnecting To Laptop Safe?

Over the past few days, my laptop has been in the shop to have a trojan virus removed. I will be getting it back tomorrow, but am wondering if it is safe to connect my phone back to it.
I know that...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-29-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,011
Posted By Kamau
Re: Battery Boosters Work?

Which is what I do already. I kind of figured that, like those memory apps, I do most of that stuff manually.
I did go ahead and buy Meter Berry though. First, I liked the battery icon I can use on...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-28-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,011
Posted By Kamau
Re: Battery Boosters Work?

Since I just installed Poynt, thanks for the heads up. :-)
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Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-28-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,011
Posted By Kamau
Re: Battery Boosters Work?

Not one really in particular. I was just browsing through the app section as I do. I normally just skip over things like that, but decided to give them a second look. I realize that advertising comes...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-27-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,011
Posted By Kamau
Battery Boosters Work?

Now I know about the apps that supposedly increases memory and how I can basically do it myself, but what about battery boosters? Do they actually give you any measurably difference? If so, is there...
Forum: RIM Software 11-25-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By Kamau
Re: Blackberry Maps

OK, had to come back to the house for a few, and decided to check that out.
You were right. It was in the DM. I just reinstalled it.

Thanks!
Forum: RIM Software 11-25-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By Kamau
Re: Blackberry Maps

No, TMO.
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Forum: RIM Software 11-25-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By Kamau
Re: Blackberry Maps

BTW, does that mean I can uninstall that file I downloaded then?
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Forum: RIM Software 11-25-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By Kamau
Re: Blackberry Maps

I will when I get home (I was hoping I could just get it OTA. I'm at my sister's, hovering over the stove with knife & fork.

Happy Thanksgiving by the way.
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Forum: RIM Software 11-25-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By Kamau
Blackberry Maps

I recently did a wipe of my phone, but my Blackberry maps did not reinstall.
I went to blackberry.com and had the link sent to me, and downloaded the file. It was called "lbs_ribbon", and installed...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-25-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Kamau
Re: Superpages Alternative

Thanks for the heads up. I'll give it a try.
I just got tired of Superpages always giving me a "no location can be found" or something to that end.

Love the look of it, and you're right on time on...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-25-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Kamau
Re: Superpages Alternative

Just an update.
I found this free app in App World called "Dex Mobile" today that is just what I was looking for (read about it in Crackberry though) that seems to be just what I've been looking for....
Forum: RIM Software 11-22-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 894
Attention: JL_Cmder
Views: 1,210,699
Posted By Kamau
Re: JL_Cmder

Another thanks your way d_fisher. Worked like a charm.
Now, on to nuking my phone.
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-21-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By Kamau
Re: Profile for just 2 people

Thanks. I was thinking I had, but wasn't sure. But I'm still at the same point, without an definitive answer.
And off topic, those time traveling bunnies said BB's made it to the 25th century....
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-20-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By Kamau
Profile for just 2 people

Not sure if I posted about this before, but can you set a silent profile to ring for just 2 people. At night, I'd like my phone to ring only for my wife and eldest son, who may be out. Is this...
Forum: RIM Software 11-19-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 894
Attention: JL_Cmder
Views: 1,210,699
Posted By Kamau
Re: JL_Cmder

OK, I am having problems getting the JL Cmder to load (I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit). I see that there is a problem with compatibility.
Is there a fix for this to get it to...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-12-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By Kamau
Shortcutme vs Quicklaunch

My sister asked me about these, and whether she could use both of them. Since I don't use about or know anything about either, I bring it to my favorite answer place.
But from what I gather, they're...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-11-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By Kamau
Never thought of it that way. Could,ve saved my...

Never thought of it that way. Could,ve saved my thumbs a workout.
Thanks!
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Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 11-11-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By Kamau
Virgin Mobile & The 9780

I am getting conflicting reports about whether this is VM in Canada or here, because when I google it, I see they're selling it unbranded and w/o a plan.
So is this offered in the US through...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-30-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By Kamau
I looked through TMO, but I can't find anything...

I looked through TMO, but I can't find anything in it.
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Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-30-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By Kamau
I would like to know the answer to this one...

I would like to know the answer to this one myself, especially since I do A LOT of tethering.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 10-29-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By Kamau
Well, I guess I won't have to wait longer in any...

Well, I guess I won't have to wait longer in any case. The 9780 is supposed to drop with TMO next month, so I will go with it instead of the 9700. The 5 MP camera is a deal breaker for me.
Besides,...
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 10-25-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,746
Posted By Kamau
Checking Data Usage

Is there any way for me to check my data usage either from my phone or from the My T-Mobile site?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 10-24-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By Kamau
You mean I've been waiting for the 9780 to drop...

You mean I've been waiting for the 9780 to drop when I could just get a 9700 and wait for the OS update?
Excuse me while I go pull out my hair.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 10-24-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By Kamau
9780 Basically a 9700

I was wondering about the new upcoming 9780, specifically for T-Mobile. Is it true that the 9780 is basically a 9700 except for the OS 6 software?
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-23-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Kamau
Superpages is a search app for reverse phone...

Superpages is a search app for reverse phone numbers, business & personal numbers, sort of a yellow pages type thing.
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Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-23-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Kamau
Bump! Posted via BlackBerryForums.com Mobile

Bump!
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Forum: Social Networking 10-20-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,641
Posted By Kamau
Yea, and a total waste of them too. I tried to...

Yea, and a total waste of them too. I tried to hang in there, but in the end, I got tired.
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Forum: Social Networking 10-20-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,641
Posted By Kamau
Yea, I finally deleted it myself this morning. It...

Yea, I finally deleted it myself this morning. It still shows promise, and I hope they can get it going properly. But it caused my phone to lag, and hourglass way too much, not to mention it was slow...
Forum: Social Networking 10-18-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,641
Posted By Kamau
It's an all right app, but as stated, it needs...

It's an all right app, but as stated, it needs some work. I won't be deleting it though as I'm gonna give it a few days to see if I can adjust to the things it lacks (in my opinion).
It does have a...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-11-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Kamau
Superpages Alternative

I have had this app for awhile, and it has turn out to be accurate about half of the time. When I say accurate, I mean that I actually get results about half the time. Otherwise, I get a "no listing...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-11-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,161
Posted By Kamau
I would try to avoid them myself. Some of those...

I would try to avoid them myself.
Some of those underwater torrents can be tricky and dangerous.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-02-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By Kamau
Tethering Options

Before I installed the 5.0 DM, I tethered using the instructions in the FAQ. But with the tethering option in the DM, I am wondering if I can delete the setup I did using the method in the FAQ? The...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-28-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By Kamau
You might want to check your primary email. Mine...

You might want to check your primary email. Mine had been phished, but google suspended it because of the unusual activity.
All I had to do was reset a new password, and I was good to go.

Good...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-28-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By Kamau
Playbooks must be hard to read for a pirate duck...

Playbooks must be hard to read for a pirate duck with only 1 good eye (ROTFLMAO).
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-27-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By Kamau
Thanks all. Gotta be careful nowadays. Posted via...

Thanks all. Gotta be careful nowadays.
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update: Found out that Google had disabled my account because of suspicious activity, and I had to put in a new...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-27-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By Kamau
Fake Message From Blackberry?

I received an email a short time ago, supposedly from blackberry stating that email going to my main account was not being delivered, and that I should reset my password (mail coming from my Gmail...
Forum: RIM Software 09-26-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 894
Attention: JL_Cmder
Views: 1,210,699
Posted By Kamau
I have been having a problem of getting it to...

I have been having a problem of getting it to work.
To start with, I am running Windows 7 home premium 64 bit OS.
When I download JL Cmder, it comes zipped. I unzip it, and install it. But once it...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-19-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,219
Posted By Kamau
You're right. Never underestimate what the...

You're right. Never underestimate what the government can do. They do have a way of surprising people.
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-18-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,219
Posted By Kamau
No other cell phone has the reputation that...

No other cell phone has the reputation that blackberry has. I've said it before, when you say the name Blackberry, you bring up an image of a reliable, professional phone. It has a status.
Android,...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-18-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By Kamau
Thanks for the heads up.

Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-17-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Kamau
It says backing up, and it's the exact same box...

It says backing up, and it's the exact same box that opens up when I do a manual backup.
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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-17-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Kamau
Sleep mode on the phone or laptop? This happens...

Sleep mode on the phone or laptop?
This happens when I'm actually using my laptop, like when I'm tethered through it.
I have not tried another system (my kids banished me from theirs; life of a...
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