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Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 10-20-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,827
Posted By archer6
Just a guess on my part based on past history....

Just a guess on my part based on past history. The Pearl was first released on exclusive at T-Mobile, then AT&T got the Pearl shortly thereafter. AT&T got the Curve first, then it went to T-Mobile,...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 10-17-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,827
Posted By archer6
I did get a bit off track, and omit the points...

I did get a bit off track, and omit the points you have brought up here which I completely agree with. Not to put it all on AT&T. In addition, part of the PR problem if you will is that RIM initally...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 10-17-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,827
Posted By archer6
The main issue is that RIM began "talking about...

The main issue is that RIM began "talking about this phone" in May. Thus setting everyone's expectations that it would be released relatively soon, as there initial comments suggested a summer time...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-16-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By archer6
I could not agree more. In addition I might...

I could not agree more.
In addition I might suggest that you inquire about the return / exchange policies of your carrier. It's nearly impossible in my opinion to determine which is best for you...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-15-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,938
Posted By archer6
I could not agree more. Coverage is everything.

I could not agree more. Coverage is everything.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-15-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By archer6
I went to my local T-Mobile store today to look...

I went to my local T-Mobile store today to look at he 8220, and I'm really impressed. The key size is perfect, as is the tactile feedback of each key press. Very responsive, and a very nice shape...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 10-15-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,827
Posted By archer6
I certainly agree with your assessment regarding...

I certainly agree with your assessment regarding the iPhone effect. I also concur with your opinion about not announcing the Bold so early in the product development cycle. This I most certainly...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By archer6
Thanks for correcting me, as you are correct I...

Thanks for correcting me, as you are correct I have both the 81xx series and 83xx series (and a Blackjack). I must have been going too fast in writing that response as now that you point it out, I...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,938
Posted By archer6
I find that T-Mo has super customer service. Also...

I find that T-Mo has super customer service. Also I've had great experience with coverage as well. I would not be surprised to see T-Mobile get the 3G Bold soon after the AT&T exclusive expires. That...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By archer6
I could not agree more. In addition your order of...

I could not agree more. In addition your order of priority is right on the money in my humble opinion. Nice post.

Cheers...:smile:
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-13-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,513
Posted By archer6
I _only_ use the BlackBerry branded car charger....

I _only_ use the BlackBerry branded car charger. I've learned the hard way, and now only use chargers from the mfg of the phone. You can find these online at a good price, thus there is no reason to...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 10-13-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,827
Posted By archer6
1) The Bold was not rushed, & was in development...

1) The Bold was not rushed, & was in development long before the iPhone. These are two distinctly different devices, designed for different target markets, thus should not be compared. However the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-13-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,226
Posted By archer6
why not? ...8-)

why not? ...8-)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By archer6
I've used all the major carriers. It's all about...

I've used all the major carriers. It's all about coverage first, as obviously without that you are going to have a poor experience. Thus I encourage people to choose the carrier first, then the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-13-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,226
Posted By archer6
I just happened to be on the phone with AT&T tech...

I just happened to be on the phone with AT&T tech support today when I read this thread about turning off the phone. When I asked the response was "we ask you to turn your phone off and back on, once...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,938
Posted By archer6
I have a used all the major carriers. What I've...

I have a used all the major carriers. What I've found is the best way to choose a carrier is to pick the one that has the best signal strength and coverage in the area you will be using it. I would...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-13-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By archer6
These are two dramatically different phones. It...

These are two dramatically different phones. It depends on what your usage is going to be like. If you are getting a BlackBerry for your email then you will probably like a BB with a full qwerty...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-12-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By archer6
I cannot imagine why someone would want WM on...

I cannot imagine why someone would want WM on their BlackBerry unless they had no experience with it. I've tried several WM devices as _secondary_ phones, just for the experience. Not as a...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 02-08-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,755
Posted By archer6
_____ I have both, and they each have their...

_____

I have both, and they each have their advantages.

In your case I do not see where moving to a Curve would be that advantageous. Personally I really like SureType and the more you use it the...
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 01-22-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,815
Posted By archer6
I use a verticle top loading leather case by...

I use a verticle top loading leather case by RexRegina. The model name is: Morgan. It's made from thin high quality leather. Designed specifically for each BB model, it's a precision close fitting...
Forum: Hardware & Accessories 01-07-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,501
Posted By archer6
I too have some RexRegina Morgan Cases, and I am...

I too have some RexRegina Morgan Cases, and I am very pleased with the high quality of the product. The oldest is just over a year old and still looks just like new. And that's after using it under...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-29-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By archer6
I truly do not all the interest in opera mini....

I truly do not all the interest in opera mini. Whether it be ver. 3 or 4, both of which I've used, I find the BB browser far better. Just my oppinion however.

Via: Red 8310
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 12-23-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,734
Posted By archer6
Speaking from experience with 2 iPones, its an...

Speaking from experience with 2 iPones, its an overpriced internet toy. Not very entertaining but gets looks that will benefit those with low self esteem. Dumped mine on ebay because I had no need...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-15-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By archer6
I would hang onto your valuable7290. I got rid of...

I would hang onto your valuable7290. I got rid of mine & now I regret it. As per the prior posts here, there is alot that can be done with it. And I will be the first to agree it has the finest...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-14-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By archer6
I not only have NO build quality issues, I find...

I not only have NO build quality issues, I find my 8820 to be the very best in terms of build quality of all the BB's I have. And I have at least one or more of every model released this year.

The...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-06-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By archer6
All is well here in Central Ca.

All is well here in Central Ca.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-04-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By archer6
BlackBerry battery life continues to amaze me,...

BlackBerry battery life continues to amaze me, even after a year of using several different models.

For a few years leading up to trying a BB, I used a few Treo models, then a Moto Q, and finally a...
Forum: New Members Forum 12-04-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By archer6
Greetings and Welcome to the Forum!

Greetings and Welcome to the Forum!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-02-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,517
Posted By archer6
I could not agree more, stay away from the rom...

I could not agree more, stay away from the rom and other root level mods, this is not a Moto V3 RAZR which is a hackers favorite. The Legendary BlackBerry Reliability is worth more than any...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 12-02-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,532
Posted By archer6
As of today I have exactly 4,232 contacts in...

As of today I have exactly 4,232 contacts in Outlook, which represents 8 years of history for each of them in the form of: calendar, tasks, notes for each, which I sync with my BlackBerry's....
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-30-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By archer6
By the way....Nice signature!

By the way....Nice signature!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-24-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By archer6
AT&T allows one to try any phone for 30 days, and...

AT&T allows one to try any phone for 30 days, and if it's returned before that time elapses, then it's free. You only pay for the airtime and data you have used. The one exception is the arrangement...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-24-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By archer6
I owned a Wing but it only captured my attention...

I owned a Wing but it only captured my attention for a few hours. From my experience it's the worst smart phone out there. The UI is very slow, even more so than WM5 for that matter, it's also one of...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-24-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By archer6
I too have been working on this same...

I too have been working on this same KILL/Remove_PTT thing and following along with everyones suggestions. Was doing really well until what seemed to be a "forever wait", and just as I was about to...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-13-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,847
Posted By archer6
Why use BES if there are other solutions like...

Why use BES if there are other solutions like Motos, Nokias, LGs?
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 11-07-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,954
Posted By archer6
My RED 8310 Curve continues to amaze me with it's...

My RED 8310 Curve continues to amaze me with it's stellar build quality and amazing performance.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-29-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By archer6
I decided to try true multitasking on my Curve,...

I decided to try true multitasking on my Curve, it's a real adventure, here is what I did at the same time.

Call a Friend
Text another friend
Make a sandwich and began eating it while playing brick...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-29-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By archer6
I'm using 8310 Curve, AT&T, Gmail , Yahoo mail,...

I'm using 8310 Curve, AT&T, Gmail , Yahoo mail, and teleflip, no problems. Super fast! I'm enjoying my new RED Curve!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-27-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,954
Posted By archer6
By all means, take action & get it replaced....

By all means, take action & get it replaced. That's why there is a warranty. They cannot all be perfect & yours merits replacement.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-26-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By archer6
First I always negotiate in a very friendly...

First I always negotiate in a very friendly pleasant win/win way. I buy all my BlackBerrys from AT&T.

I find it baffling that when (in the past) I attempt to do a good thing and share some ideas...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 10-26-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,412
Posted By archer6
Nice Post! .... I concur. Being fairly familiar...

Nice Post! .... I concur.

Being fairly familiar of the structure of Amazon, I agree with your insight. It's unfortunate for the individual consumer, and I'm serious when I say that. However the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-25-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,662
Posted By archer6
The only purpose of my post is to share what I...

The only purpose of my post is to share what I know. Not guesswork, not golly gee whiz, not speculation, but first hand experience & facts.

Besides the two times I "attempted" to do business with...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-24-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,795
Posted By archer6
Where you have to be super careful with the...

Where you have to be super careful with the Amazon deal is in the details. Before doing business with them you should read the terms & conditions for purchasing a phone from them. This is a totally...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-24-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By archer6
Yes, It looks so much better in person. I...

Yes, It looks so much better in person. I hesitated until I saw it as I use if for business and alway have basic color of Black or Silver.

However once I saw it in person and found that it's very...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-24-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By archer6
I'm a professional negotiator...:smile:

I'm a professional negotiator...:smile:
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-24-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,141
Posted By archer6
I do not think they were intentionally trying to...

I do not think they were intentionally trying to rip him off. They actually get credit for returning all the old models the minute they are taken out of current inventory, and they can get in serious...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-24-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,954
Posted By archer6
Kris, Here is the link for the AT&T OS...

Kris,

Here is the link for the AT&T OS (https://www.blackberry.com/Downloads/browseSoftware.do;jsessionid=fuyiyti5kEskcQvt5c9b-w**)

Here is the link for the DST Patch...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-24-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,954
Posted By archer6
This is generally a sign of minor corruption in...

This is generally a sign of minor corruption in the OS, the very best and longest lasting fix, is to use the desktop manager and re-install the OS.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-24-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,662
Posted By archer6
Only you can answer the question, however...

Only you can answer the question, however speaking for myself I tried that route a long time ago and learned my lesson the hard way.
I will go to great lengths to avoid them (or any reseller) at all...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 10-24-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,662
Posted By archer6
Nice Work! Congratulations on your new RED...

Nice Work!

Congratulations on your new RED Curve..... I have one and it's the BEST!

Cheers.....:smile:
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