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Forum: BlackBerry In the News 06-17-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,588
Posted By monkeypaw
Re: RIM Slashing Guidance and announcing layoffs

They're not leveling off, they're declining and projecting further declines.

"Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 was $4.9 billion, down 12% from $5.6 billion in the previous...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 01-10-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,641
Posted By monkeypaw
Re: Andriod / Samsung Captivate... my 2 cents

I made the switch 4 months ago and don't anticipate going back to a BB.

I have a Captivate, and while I may not have a Samsung the next time, I likely will stick with Android. The email is worse,...
Forum: Carrier Specific Issues 07-24-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,758
Posted By monkeypaw
Things that seem to affect UMA include: brand or...

Things that seem to affect UMA include: brand or model of router, router OS, phone OS version, settings in the router, security protocol on the router. The only stable calling I get is running...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-18-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,383
Posted By monkeypaw
Just a guess, but I suspect that it's having some...

Just a guess, but I suspect that it's having some kind of connection problem and shuts off wifi to save power. The reason I say that is I've tried to connect to "open" wifi networks in public places...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-18-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By monkeypaw
If Flo TV has a monthly subscription, then get a...

If Flo TV has a monthly subscription, then get a Slingbox. There's no monthly fee for the Slingbox, it just takes whatever input you have and makes it available through the internet. The costs are...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 06-16-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By monkeypaw
I agree with this. It is so annoying on EDGE...

I agree with this. It is so annoying on EDGE that I only use listen mode. With a strong signal and switched to low resolution, it works. But the picture is literally a bit larger than a postage...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-16-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By monkeypaw
Way back on OS 4.2, the 8320 seemed to have a...

Way back on OS 4.2, the 8320 seemed to have a problem with non-paired bluetooth devices running nearby. In my case, my Playstation 3 used to cause my battery to drain faster than normal. If I...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-16-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,710
Posted By monkeypaw
The install instructions are in the post here on...

The install instructions are in the post here on Blackberry forums. The download from Blackberry is just a download. Use the AT&T one, which is the second to last version. You should be able to...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-10-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,476
Posted By monkeypaw
It could just be a bad coverage spot as Dubdub...

It could just be a bad coverage spot as Dubdub mentions, but not all walls and roofs are created equal. Wire mesh is used for plaster and stucco, rebar is used for concrete, some places have metal...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-10-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,394
Posted By monkeypaw
Another way is emailing as an attachment, not...

Another way is emailing as an attachment, not picture messaging which I believe is MMS with a very small attachment size limit.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-10-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 81,916
Posted By monkeypaw
I had UMA call problems with the last couple...

I had UMA call problems with the last couple versions. Not phone resets like used to happen with 4.2 but some dropped UMA calls then a frozen phone for a little while. This OS version seems way...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 06-10-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,681
Posted By monkeypaw
The article below says over 98% of their users...

The article below says over 98% of their users don't have to worry, which is consistent with what I've heard elsewhere. The people who go over account for a pretty big share of the data volume. I...
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 06-08-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 300
Posted By monkeypaw
I saw a report that said because he's confessed...

I saw a report that said because he's confessed he'd likely get around 7 to 10 years. But the conditions are so bad in Peruvian prisons, that one guy said he'll probably never get out alive. He...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 06-08-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,681
Posted By monkeypaw
The one good thing about the iphone 4 is the $199...

The one good thing about the iphone 4 is the $199 price. That knocks the older models down to $100, and used models below that. That's pretty tempting if Apple allowed unlocking.

Since iphone is...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-06-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,058
Posted By monkeypaw
No idea about the app, but one thought is maybe...

No idea about the app, but one thought is maybe the lens is dirty.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-04-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By monkeypaw
Best I can say is try here: What to do next if...

Best I can say is try here:

What to do next if Jl Cmder will not connect and wipe - BlackBerryFAQ (http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/What_to_do_next_if_Jl_Cmder_will_not_connect_and_wipe)

A...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-04-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By monkeypaw
Way back I had a Nokia that I kept turning on...

Way back I had a Nokia that I kept turning on after trying to dry it out. Then after looking online for advice I really let it dry out and it ended up working again. But then a year or so later I...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-04-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By monkeypaw
What are you doing, trying to update the OS? If...

What are you doing, trying to update the OS? If so, it does this several times as part of the process and you have to let it run and finish. It takes a long time to finish.
Forum: Sensitive Discussions 06-03-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 300
Posted By monkeypaw
Such a messed up story. If the investigation...

Such a messed up story. If the investigation hadn't been botched in Aruba, he'd have been in jail rather than killing someone else.

I hope he gets the full brunt of Peruvian justice.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-21-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,375
Posted By monkeypaw
Right, since it is data. Not sure what you can...

Right, since it is data. Not sure what you can do if you don't want to incur such high rates, but also want your emails.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-19-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,375
Posted By monkeypaw
Shut down data services while there. Then only...

Shut down data services while there. Then only use wifi for data.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-19-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By monkeypaw
I had this problem with one PC. If I hooked my...

I had this problem with one PC. If I hooked my phone to it with the USB and tried copying files it would corrupt the card somehow. I can copy direct to the card with a sd converter but if I do it...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 05-14-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,310
Posted By monkeypaw
You're correct. Acquired January 2009. Verizon...

You're correct. Acquired January 2009.

Verizon Wireless Completes Purchase Of Alltel; Creates Nationís Largest Wireless Carrier (http://news.vzw.com/news/2009/01/pr2009-01-09.html)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-14-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,788
Posted By monkeypaw
Try asking the seller what they think. If they...

Try asking the seller what they think. If they sell a lot of those, they should know the situations were it hasn't worked.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 05-12-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,982
Posted By monkeypaw
Have you tried the sideways keyboards though? I...

Have you tried the sideways keyboards though? I think the BB has a great layout compared to the ones I've tried out.
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 05-11-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By monkeypaw
It's easy to project back to Q1 on what people...

It's easy to project back to Q1 on what people were thinking. But Apple sold a record number of iphones in Q1 2010. Higher than Q4 2009 which is normally the big quarter for phone sales for...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 05-10-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By monkeypaw
Q1 runs January to March. I can believe maybe...

Q1 runs January to March. I can believe maybe March would be affected, but is there any proof of a drop so far before the releases? How was Q1 last year for example?

If this is so obvious, should...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 05-10-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By monkeypaw
Oops, Android may have outsold iphone in Q1 2010

But both were behind Blackberry. Is Gizmodo happy to splash this news? My guess is yes.

Android Surpasses iPhone's Sales for Q1'2010 - BlackBerry - Gizmodo...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 05-08-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,982
Posted By monkeypaw
Very cool. I look at things on my phone all the...

Very cool. I look at things on my phone all the time, but the amount of time I have to type something is pretty minimal. But when I do type I want a real keyboard.

I'm ready for the commercial,...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-08-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,304
Posted By monkeypaw
If it worked fine before and now doesn't, it...

If it worked fine before and now doesn't, it unfortunately might be some contact getting worn down a little. Try other headsets. You can use standard stereo headsets without the microphone.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-08-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,215
Posted By monkeypaw
This program creates standard bar codes. I typed...

This program creates standard bar codes. I typed in my grocery rewards card number and it looks exactly like the little plastic keychain barcode.

It's actually an interesting idea. I don't carry...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-04-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,819
Posted By monkeypaw
You could change the .jpg extension through...

You could change the .jpg extension through explore. Take the "g" off or something. Makes them a pain to open, but the phone won't identify them as pictures.
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 05-03-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By monkeypaw
Good you found one. Roxio is a terrible program...

Good you found one. Roxio is a terrible program on the older computers I have. I honestly think they shouldn't even include Roxio with their software and should just recommend third party...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 05-03-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By monkeypaw
I got it to load just fine. Thumbs down for the...

I got it to load just fine. Thumbs down for the program.

On my Curve it requires assigning one of the side keys to hold while speaking. However, the phone gets confused between the use of the...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 05-02-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,300
Posted By monkeypaw
I agree with you on this. I hate the idea of a...

I agree with you on this. I hate the idea of a plugging in the usb port in a moving vehicle. I know they try to constrain the device to minimize issues, but since they have the option of using the...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-02-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By monkeypaw
This is probably due to Roxio. I have older pc's...

This is probably due to Roxio. I have older pc's and startup took forever with Roxio. If you have the version with Roxio installed, remove that version and try the one without media manager.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-02-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,462
Posted By monkeypaw
A Yahoo account is one of the synchronization...

A Yahoo account is one of the synchronization options in Desktop Manager.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-01-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By monkeypaw
Try re-installing the OS. Hopefully it's just an...

Try re-installing the OS. Hopefully it's just an older OS or some corrupted file.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-01-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By monkeypaw
I originally typed up a response suggesting home...

I originally typed up a response suggesting home or auto window tint, but then saw it was a Storm and didn't post. I thought the touch screen wouldn't work.

If the touchscreen would work with a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-01-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By monkeypaw
Update the OS from a PC. Instructions in threads...

Update the OS from a PC. Instructions in threads such as this:
http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9000-series-discussion-bold/224029-latest-os-9000-5-0-0-1004-5-0-0-592-multilanguage.html
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-29-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,636
Posted By monkeypaw
Does this work for you? All it does whenever I...

Does this work for you? All it does whenever I have tried it is send the contact to the phone, but it does not retain the contact online and then does not download anything off the phone.
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 04-29-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By monkeypaw
Solutions to this problem have been discussed...

Solutions to this problem have been discussed before. It takes "Windows Install Clean Up" to kill it. Then the install can be tried again or not.
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-29-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,049
Posted By monkeypaw
People have claimed this in the past. So I tried...

People have claimed this in the past. So I tried it out and it didn't work. I believe Roxio doesn't even show the files with .rem extensions by default.

If anyone has actually been able to do...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-29-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,973
Posted By monkeypaw
Telcel is a Mexican cell phone provider. ...

Telcel is a Mexican cell phone provider.

disappointed = decepcionado
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-29-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,636
Posted By monkeypaw
Best way is to sync with Microsoft Outlook, if...

Best way is to sync with Microsoft Outlook, if you have it and do the editing there.

Other ways are syncing with a Yahoo account, or with a Gmail account. With a Gmail account, it can be done...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-29-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,049
Posted By monkeypaw
If the files have a .rem extension, encryption...

If the files have a .rem extension, encryption was turned on at some point. If you're not aware of any password that was associated with them and the old phone does not open them, I can't see how...
Forum: General 9700 Series Discussion - Bold 2 04-29-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,049
Posted By monkeypaw
Two possible solutions I can think of. If your...

Two possible solutions I can think of.

If your old phone works other than the screen being out, then try using the "screenshot" capability of JL_Cmder. Take screen shots while you are starting up...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-28-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By monkeypaw
They still have a tiny line of iPaqs. Now...

They still have a tiny line of iPaqs. Now running Windows Mobile Pro. The HP iPaq Glisten is sold by AT&T.

Until today, I didn't even know HP was still in hand helds. However tiny the Palm...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-28-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By monkeypaw
I had to look up what an HP Slate was. That...

I had to look up what an HP Slate was. That seems to be a theme here with HP's products.

They really aren't rocking the world with Microsoft so having their own OS may be a good thing.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-28-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By monkeypaw
Resurrect you say. Hm, maybe that's why they're...

Resurrect you say. Hm, maybe that's why they're doing this. HP begs to differ about that line being dead:

Handheld Computers, Windows Mobile, Smartphone, PDA, GPS Device | HP...
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