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Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 05-22-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 50,305
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Latest OS 9900 7.1.0.1424 / 7.1.0.428 (All Languages)

downloading now, will load up tonight.

Can't wait to see if they solved some of the wifi/cell issues i've been having!
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 02-18-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Can I Upgrade Firmware Unattended?

Yes.

The thing asking you for your password subsiquent times is *not* the loader.exe.

That's a component of desktop manager that's connecting to the device.

You can do un-attended upgrades.

You...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 01-06-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,385
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Playbook with OS6 vs. OS7 phones

no, there will be no functional difference.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 12-19-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 85,865
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Latest OS: 9700 6.0.0.3049/6.0.0.706 (Asian and English)

I updated to this build a few days ago. Battery life is better (slightly) and EVERYTHING seems speedier.

I don't remember the exact build i was on before, but it was a .2XX so this is a big...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 09-15-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Tried updating my 9700 but...

i JUST had this same problem. Not sure what's causing it because i downloaded 2 different versions of the same OS (leak and carrier official) for my 9700. Downloaded a few times and verified...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 08-24-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,086
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Playbook OS 1.0.7.2942 upgrade available now

Early reports say better WEP compatibility and faster sync with Bridge.|

Sadly, that's all. If i could get ahold of hte update and de-construct it, i bet we'd see a lot more internal changes for...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 08-22-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Cases and charging dock

Not that i know of. I bought a cheap folio case (it's actually pretty high quality!)

I cut a small hole in it so i could fit in my USB power cord. You might be SOL with an actual charge dock...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 08-18-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,863
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: BB OS Version 5.0.0.586 vs. 5.0.0.714... thoughts/comparisons?

Always use the latest OS version, in your case 5.0.0.1655/5.0.0.1014
which you can get...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 08-10-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,589
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Power Drain

more than likely, you left WiFi and or BT on.

your playbook has a SMB server on it that is constantly listening on all network interfaces for file sharing purposes. Other network services are...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 08-05-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,104
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Beta Native Development Kit released in Beta Zone

Oh this is fantastic!

Time to go refresh my C++ skills.

Are there any known documents or API references? Specifically, i'm looking for graphical frameworks
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 07-29-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,396
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Out of memory?! How?

slim down os 6 and reload it. i have 22 apps on my 9700, running os6 and i have 50MB free on bootup, and with normal use, about 30 free at any given time.

that being said, *everything* not on your...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 07-29-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,544
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Buying a Playbook on visit to USA

Check slickdeals.net as staples (or office depot... *one* of the big-box stores) has a $100 off any tablet coupon.

that would make it your cheapest option (if that coupon is still valid)
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 07-24-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,562
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: playbook Word to go?

select the 'all' section.

scroll down. it's there. Sheet, Slideshow, Word to go are the names you're looking for

you can long press and move around into different sections, if you'd like them...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 07-15-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,002
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Where are my Kobo ebooks?

the temporary files are. KoBo is nothing more than a very simplistic web browser. each page is a webpage pulled from their webserver and stored locally temporarily.
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 07-03-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,348
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: RIM's Support Regarding the PowerButton

the flush button was the initial design; they got a lot of crap from reviews so they're switching to the easier to push version.

making the change when it's being repaired is easier than doing a...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 06-22-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,471
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Opening multiple PDF's

not with the bundeled Reader app.

you'd need a 3rd party app that can do this. I know of none.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-22-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: New Installed Application Autoloading

yes they do, you just don't see them.

uninstal them and tell the developers *why* you uninstaled them.


There's an API call you can do / use to have your apps do this. not controllable by you,...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 06-09-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,568
Posted By somerandomguy
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-06-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,610
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: How to tell if a Blackberry is stolen?

The carrier the phone was originally branded to will be able to tell you.
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 06-01-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,773
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Browser - Mobile Websites - it sucks...

all good websites have an option to view the full version. usually in the footer or something, there will be a link to the full version of the website.

it's really up to the developer to do that...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 06-01-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,930
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Hidden Files?

this happens to me from time to time. I'll transfer files over via wifi, and nothing can see the files. i'll restart and they'll pop up in the video (for example) player like i wanted.

If it's one...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-26-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Hey, a quick question.

Pretty much.

The only way a Chat application is going to work is if you give it access to your FB profile. you just have to trust the developer.

I've developed FB applications, and depending on...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-26-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,454
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: New to the forum, some questions about playbook.

Also, I've read a lot on the forums and other sites about problems with the wifi not working properly, internet not working properly like pages not opening all the time, videos not always working and...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-22-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,842
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: 9780, software sluggish, busy clock appearing, battery drain / memory leak!! hel

Yeah, i do remember seeing the phone app in particular being an issue with the newest builds. Try downgrading by a build or two; i don't remember the build i was running, but i know it was recent...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-16-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,636
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: "Your blackberry ID could not be validated"..... AGAIN

changing the BB ID associated with the PlayBook is very easy.

Just change the password; you'll be told you need to re login... and boom. ID changed.

---

I was having problems associating my PBook...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-15-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Os 1.0.3.1868

.1368 is the latest widely available update.
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-12-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,468
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Bridge to Nowhere

Agreed; hybrids do. Ive stopped building hybrids due to lack of time. I still slim down my builds quite a bit though. I have many apps (each with a significant amount of app data) and the 9700...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-12-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,468
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Bridge to Nowhere

Yep. A mostly stock OS install of the newest version (tiwan mobile - 6.0.0.546 (2475)) works. My PlayBook asks me for my BB pasword when the phone is locked.

I'll try to slim it down a bit but...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 05-12-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,468
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Bridge to Nowhere

I am having the same problem. i upgraded to the latest version of os6 released by Tiwan Mobile and am having this problem. I do strip out COD files and the like from my builds, so i'll go full on...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 03-21-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,030
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Uncaught exception help?

just ignore it. its a debugging bit a developer left in.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-14-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 34,382
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: [Whatsapp] Sync. error 443

reinstall the app. check for latest versions.

the error your getting is because the software cant connect to their servers; email the devs and let them know; they can tell you what circumstances...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-10-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,757
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Fail: Syncing my 9780 to Yahoo

Yahoo requires payment for external access through imap and the like.

if you've got a free account, you might not be allowed to sync things.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-10-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,658
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Update OS6 using a Mac

Actually, the things that loader.exe needs to do via usb are not fully supported on VMWare or VirtualBox.

i can't speak for parallels, but i know for certain that virtual box and VMWare will *not*...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-10-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,870
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: 9780: uncaught exception application

There are a ton of reasons for this error, but the main thing you need to know:

- something that wasn't supped to happen, did in fact happen.

the way you fix it, is to update the software to a...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-08-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,230
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: browser os6

too much content in webpage for browser to render everything. it will need more ram than your device has free.

make more free RAM (this is not the file free count on the help me screen!) and try...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-08-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Google and BB Calendar

BIS ==> gcal sync isint perfect, yet.

sync your phone up to outlook or something then force everything to your gcal. from there.

thats the only way i can think of.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 03-02-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,374
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: calendar

dont blame the Berry for perceived shortcomings due to your ignorance. read the manual, then use. is much better.



second, the best solution is to use a gmail calendar sync. GCal will sync with...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-27-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,115
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Wallpaper keeps reverting back in OS6

where on your phone is the pic stored?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-27-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Calender on OS6

it should open to the current day automatically.

in WEEK VIEW:

g is go to a date

t is jump to right now

p is go back 7 days
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-25-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,869
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: activate autocorrect on bb 9700 os 6.0.0.488

most common typos will already be autocorrected.

the rest you won't rally need now that you have a real keyboard.

to view all macros and word substitutions, options > Typing and Input > Word...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-22-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,694
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: My BB did a WIPE, why?

because you didn't have it set to also wipe your memory card.

still though, you should always ave your stuff backed up. how do you charge your phone? get in the habit of charging your phone via...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 02-12-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,329
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: NUKED BLACKBERRY! Tried everything!!!

you need to use the /nojvm command line option with loader.exe.


also, what did you do to cause this?
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 02-08-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Help please.

JSanders is correct.

removing the battery, waiting about 2 min, then putting it back in is good advice.

the point of that is to try and clear and reset the SMS service center number. this is the...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-31-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,936
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: WLAN Address Erased

Sadly, no. I have os9 on my 9700, so even if i had the EE screen unlocked, i wouldn't be able to tell you what to change (os6 EE screen is a bit different)

find out what your mac used to be and...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-30-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,936
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: WLAN Address Erased

I totally understand curiosity... but you really shouldnt do things like this unless you know what your doing.

you will have to go back and re-program your mac address. use the one printed on the...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-28-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,823
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Advice on I-tunes for my BB Bold 9780?

I really dont like itunes, it is terrible software, especially on a windows machine. While i-tunes is *now* DRM free, it didnt always used to be that way. There are TONS of alternatives like...
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-26-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,342
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Activation Date BB8900

Yeah, that only gives data usage, voice usage, and IIRC it will tell you if there is an ITpolicy in effect on the phone.

Also, a FULL device wipe can / will erase those counters.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 01-26-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,342
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Activation Date BB8900

It is likely that there is one somewhere in software, but AFAIK, there is no way for a user to access that information. i havent even see something like that in debug or engineering mode.

why,...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-22-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,146
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Support for JAD/JAR files?

or use the BB desktop software. BB's support side-loading apps from tons of different ways.

your corporations BB guy could also push the app to you.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 01-22-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,573
Posted By somerandomguy
Re: Text messaging on 9700

nope. delivered only
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