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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-24-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 624
Posted By packetknife
Angry AOL AIM SMS spam uptick

A number of my users are being hit with SMS spam the past two days using one-time AIM accounts with the new(er) SMS ability. AOL abuse hasn't responded yet but I thought I'd give y'all a heads-up if...
Forum: RIM Software 07-23-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By packetknife
Unhappy S/MIME causing weird PIN and SMS behavior?

On a semi-regular basis my default setting of 'sign' for messages seems to try to apply itself to PIN and SMS messages. Gobley-gook will come out on the other end, sometimes many 'pages' of...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-22-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By packetknife
I really like the Gizmoskin leather case but it...

I really like the Gizmoskin leather case but it met an early demise at the hands of the Seidio hybrid case and holster. -Pk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-21-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,688
Posted By packetknife
I highly doubt the advertisement is as accurate...

I highly doubt the advertisement is as accurate as some would infer. And in the General security settings you can require the password again before loading software. -Pk
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-21-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,384
Posted By packetknife
I agree w/ Penguin3107, that's not going to get a...

I agree w/ Penguin3107, that's not going to get a class action as there will be little to no way to prove people saw that or were told anything other than Emergency GPS services.

Although I think...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-21-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By packetknife
HEY RIM! (BB w/ eInk display)

Common, do it do it! ;-)

Yeah I know about the refresh issues, color, etc. but keep on the edge here and give us a 'most' readable device. /end_begging_plea_in_public_forum

-Pk
Forum: BES Admin Corner 07-20-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By packetknife
What would cause 3DES on new devices?

If the BES is set to allow 3DES or AES I thought it was supposed to default to AES on any device that supports it. On a new 8830 it is using 3DES and regenerating keys hasn't helped.

Is there...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-20-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By packetknife
YES! You're absolutely right.. I posted about...

YES! You're absolutely right.. I posted about that before even and forgot. The backlight on the keypad is HORRIBLE. Not ugly horrible, ugly and UNUSABLE horrible. :-/ -Pk
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-20-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By packetknife
VZW 8830 one.five month summary report

The good:
- Phone has held up through dirty and wet conditions, international travel, a few spills, and tens of software adds/removes

- The keypad and trackball aren't bad at all (and I have big...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-15-2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By packetknife
I just recently ran into this with two 8830s. I...

I just recently ran into this with two 8830s. I upgraded one to a 2GB card and at first it worked, first use. Next use it gave me a memory card is not formatted message and then locked and reboot. On...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-15-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By packetknife
After the honeymoon the same thing will happen...

After the honeymoon the same thing will happen but you get used to something feeling 'wrong' with it as you click it back into the holster on your belt. The other thing that happens in this sort of...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-15-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,180
Posted By packetknife
As a follow-up the BB and case hasn't fit quite...

As a follow-up the BB and case hasn't fit quite the same since and it's not a bit disconcerting. It did the trick, preserved the BB, but it seems to have warped slightly in the process (can't...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-14-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,002
Posted By packetknife
On my VZW 8830 in both Music and Ringtones it...

On my VZW 8830 in both Music and Ringtones it doesn't show the whole list that is on the phone. In Ringtons it actually changes as I use it more.. sometimes it shows 'My' Ringtones properly, other...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-14-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By packetknife
Anything that will power your mini-USB at 5V and...

Anything that will power your mini-USB at 5V and 500mA (up to 750mA confirmed, I understand 1A is the recommended limit) should work. Some USB style chargers below 500mA haven't worked for me like...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-03-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,485
Posted By packetknife
What OS versions are y'all running? It's...

What OS versions are y'all running? It's certainly not working on my 8830 nor do I see the same settings options as posted above. I'm running the latest VZW 8830 OS and can upgrade to Bells or...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-03-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By packetknife
It plays by default, works fine with my...

It plays by default, works fine with my SimulScribe voicemail attachments (WAVs) and other WAVs I've received. -Pk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-02-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By packetknife
And how would you implement this in Exchange or...

And how would you implement this in Exchange or Domino? What would the equivalent be that they'd sync to for Enterprise? That's one of the tougher questions to answer anytime these sort of RFEs get...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-02-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By packetknife
Not with IMAP, BES w/ Exchange, Domino, etc. but...

Not with IMAP, BES w/ Exchange, Domino, etc. but not IMAP can do that. Alternatively you can setup your BIS to save a copy that you'd then have to archive yourself. Or you could CC yourself (somewhat...
Forum: Mac Users Corner 07-02-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By packetknife
VMWare Fusion (VMware Fusion Overview, Run...

VMWare Fusion (VMware Fusion Overview, Run Windows on Mac, Virtual PC on Mac - VMware (http://vmware.com/beta/fusion/)) might be a nice desktop integrated option as well. -Pk
Forum: BES Admin Corner 07-02-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By packetknife
As long as RIM keeps centrally stripping and...

As long as RIM keeps centrally stripping and simplifying messages I'd say it'd be OK. But the instant it starts allowing support of Javascript, etc. then I'd be more technically concerned.

Another...
Forum: Mac Users Corner 07-02-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By packetknife
VMWare Fusion (VMware Fusion Overview, Run...

VMWare Fusion (VMware Fusion Overview, Run Windows on Mac, Virtual PC on Mac - VMware (http://vmware.com/beta/fusion/)) might be a nice desktop integrated option as well. -Pk
Forum: BES Admin Corner 07-02-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By packetknife
As long as RIM keeps centrally stripping and...

As long as RIM keeps centrally stripping and simplifying messages I'd say it'd be OK. But the instant it starts allowing support of Javascript, etc. then I'd be more technically concerned.

Another...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-02-2007, 04:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,370
Posted By packetknife
If this thread is still alive a few things to...

If this thread is still alive a few things to throw out there:

- I thought the HTML email issue was mostly a RIM/BES issue as they strip messages and have encoding restrictions.

- If the above is...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-02-2007, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By packetknife
In your case does this actually not log or just...

In your case does this actually not log or just not show the log on the messages screen? For me the option, and behavior, is the latter. And then if I 'view folder' and go into the specifics logs...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 07-02-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By packetknife
In the past when I used audibleair I also had to...

In the past when I used audibleair I also had to DL in their highest quality (most space) format. Has that improved at all? Any more flexibility? -Pk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-02-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,482
Posted By packetknife
The thread is going to turn out like a dating...

The thread is going to turn out like a dating history with scandal and judgment. ;-)

I started out on a run-of-the-mill 850 down in Florida and during a relocation ended up with a 957 in Minnesota....
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-02-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By packetknife
Noe he needs a resume and LinkedIn page too. ;-)

Noe he needs a resume and LinkedIn page too. ;-)
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-02-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By packetknife
Same thing happens here, and the same thing...

Same thing happens here, and the same thing happened on my 8703e and 7130e too. Doesn't seem to affect my current operation when it happens, I assumed it was something like switching towers or...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By packetknife
88xx extended battery options?

It appears as of now the only people talking about 88xx extended batteries is Seidio. Has anybody else heard of another manufacturer looking to get into that game? Not that I've had a problem with...
Forum: Media Center 07-01-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,780
Posted By packetknife
For meeeee???? *sniffle* Thank you, -Pk

For meeeee????

*sniffle*

Thank you, -Pk
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,275
Posted By packetknife
My BIS worked while I was overseas too. Of course...

My BIS worked while I was overseas too. Of course things thought I was in the UK but that's not a big deal (e.g. Google). -Pk
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By packetknife
In the past three years I've been happy with VZW....

In the past three years I've been happy with VZW. With the exception of misleading MMS advertiseing a while back it's all been smooth sailing. I knew I wasn't going to get GPS.

Well.. I guess the...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-01-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By packetknife
I haven't noticed this, the various IM clients...

I haven't noticed this, the various IM clients and Bluetooth suck the power but not Viigo. -Pk
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,485
Posted By packetknife
How can we verify this? From an earlier email...

How can we verify this? From an earlier email exchange I was told it's not supporting. Is there a minimum software version? I'll futz around now, thanks for the nudge.. -Pk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-01-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By packetknife
There will be some lag but make sure you decide,...

There will be some lag but make sure you decide, and set, which wins in case of conflict. This is accessible under email options and reconciliation. I always set mine to handheld wins because I like...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,485
Posted By packetknife
No, it's not supported and I don't know if it's...

No, it's not supported and I don't know if it's planned. -Pk
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 07-01-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,993
Posted By packetknife
For a first generation device they are being...

For a first generation device they are being pretty ambitious. It remains to be seen whether they're Sidekicked or RAZRed. I'm better on the former though, I think they're too far ahead of their time...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 07-01-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,130
Posted By packetknife
"Why did they put my Chanel #5 in this...

"Why did they put my Chanel #5 in this bag?"
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-01-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By packetknife
Did you check for the latest OS version? My 8830...

Did you check for the latest OS version? My 8830 has the same issue w/ ~video~ until I upgraded to the latest OS.

Check the BlackBerry Operating System Downloads - BlackBerryFAQ...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,962
Posted By packetknife
VZW using TCP / BIS services doesn't work, BES...

VZW using TCP / BIS services doesn't work, BES does, for all the IM clients I've tried w/ the exception of the Browser based ones. -Pk
Forum: BES Admin Corner 07-01-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By packetknife
They have to create a BES account for you but...

They have to create a BES account for you but after that, as long as your Outlook is configured to talk to the Exchange the BES is associated with you can do your own activation via docking (don't...
Forum: Media Center 07-01-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,780
Posted By packetknife
More Halo, less Mario. *cough* No, it's a great...

More Halo, less Mario. *cough*

No, it's a great collection actually... congrats and thank you, -Pk
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By packetknife
When the headset isn't bound you don't have that...

When the headset isn't bound you don't have that problem? Try this, try to start a voice call without the headset and then immediately bind the headset and try with it. I know that if my 8830 has to...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By packetknife
I don't have this problem, hours have passed with...

I don't have this problem, hours have passed with browsing, stepping away, etc. and I have a few third-party applications too. Javascript enabled, nothing horribly draconian about the policy on the...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,180
Posted By packetknife
My VZW 8830 w/ this case took a spill a few hours...

My VZW 8830 w/ this case took a spill a few hours ago and beside some case damage there wasn't a mark on the phone, the case did almost pop off but held well enough. About all I can expect for...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,771
Posted By packetknife
Need...... more..... jjjuuuiiiccccceee for my...

Need...... more..... jjjuuuiiiccccceee for my 8830. ;-)

I'm too old to compete for outlets at airports anymore. -Pk
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,966
Posted By packetknife
W/ bluetooth, a background IM client chewing up...

W/ bluetooth, a background IM client chewing up data/cpu, tons of email, and about ~20m of phone a day I get two full days. The instant I bump that phone up it drops to one days quickly. Overall I...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By packetknife
In terms of the charger anything 5V/0.5A-1.0A has...

In terms of the charger anything 5V/0.5A-1.0A has worked for me (I've used chargers from Garmin, Moto, and Boxwave). What I've noticed is that the BB one seems to be generic and if I try to use that...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By packetknife
I've never done it myself but a quick Google for...

I've never done it myself but a quick Google for "taking apart a blackberry" yielding a few sites and even one YouTube video. Searching the forums here for "taking apart" also pulled up a good bit....
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 07-01-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By packetknife
You need to be using a BES for the wireless...

You need to be using a BES for the wireless tasks, calendar, etc.

In terms of the message length you should have a menu option for 'more' and 'more all', and under email options you should be able...
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