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Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-17-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,027
Posted By steveoevets
You're welcome.

You're welcome.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 06-17-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By steveoevets
We don't allow personal devices on our BES. ...

We don't allow personal devices on our BES. There are some exceptions tho (very few). The user is instructed to back up their device prior to connecting as once they leave the company IT WILL be...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-16-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,027
Posted By steveoevets
Email is great on the iPhone. I would say if you...

Email is great on the iPhone. I would say if you connect to an exchange environment there's no better choice than a BB.

Again, life vs work..
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-16-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,027
Posted By steveoevets
Yes. It was designed to play nice with MS. ...

Yes. It was designed to play nice with MS. Check this out...

Sync Your iPhone 3G with Vista and Outlook...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-15-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,589
Posted By steveoevets
Reinstall the OS perhaps?

Reinstall the OS perhaps?
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-15-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By steveoevets
I use both every day and think that BB's are...

I use both every day and think that BB's are great for work. I mean they are so engrained with exchange there can be no other choice. But once the day is done I leave with iPhone in hand. Happy...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-15-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By steveoevets
iPhone for living BlackBerry for work. I work to...

iPhone for living
BlackBerry for work.

I work to live not the other way around. The iPhone can do everything in this post with a couple Clicks in QuickPwn.

Begin the flame fest... ;)
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 06-15-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,027
Posted By steveoevets
I agree with this. It is preference. I support...

I agree with this. It is preference. I support Blackberry devices at my place of work but I carry an iPhone for personal use. I can type much faster on my iPhone then on a full qwerty BB...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 06-11-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,708
Posted By steveoevets
My GF has a Bold with Rogers. She purposely put...

My GF has a Bold with Rogers. She purposely put a block on data to save cash. She can surf on WiFi no problem. I have confirmed that data is blocked by turning of wifi and surfing. Doesn't work. ...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-04-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By steveoevets
Yes it does seem a bit weird which is why I would...

Yes it does seem a bit weird which is why I would call the provider. Perhaps they are having network issues. Or just wait a day to see if the issues resolve themselves as if it's a network problem...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 06-04-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By steveoevets
I think you should call your provider.

I think you should call your provider.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-25-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By steveoevets
I had a user report the same issue today. They...

I had a user report the same issue today. They had already done a battery pull too. Not sure what else to do other than disassemble and clean.
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 05-25-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,312
Posted By steveoevets
Activating on a BES will fire up some other...

Activating on a BES will fire up some other processes that will take up additional memory so I think this is normal.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 05-13-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By steveoevets
I think the BB itself can operate no problems...

I think the BB itself can operate no problems without a pull however 3rd party apps don't likely go through the same scrutiny as a RIM app. If they start getting leaky and taking up more memory, the...
Forum: BES Admin Corner 05-06-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,274
Posted By steveoevets
Drop it in the toilet.

Drop it in the toilet.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 05-06-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,274
Posted By steveoevets
YA! HAHA...

YA! HAHA...
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 04-24-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,065
Posted By steveoevets
That's a good point. A doubling in bandwidth...

That's a good point. A doubling in bandwidth wouldn't be noticeable on page downloads anyway however you may notice it on longer downloads / video streaming (less buffering) etc.
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 04-23-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By steveoevets
Files may be left on the Mac. Not a biggie...

Files may be left on the Mac. Not a biggie really but you should always eject the resource before removing it as it actually mounts as a volume. Mac's are very UNIX-ie :)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-23-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By steveoevets
I just route my cord under my shirt when I am...

I just route my cord under my shirt when I am mountain biking. That keeps it in place nicely. I go alligator clipless! ;)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-22-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,740
Posted By steveoevets
If RIM can see the PIN, are they able to send a...

If RIM can see the PIN, are they able to send a wipe to it?
Forum: General 8900 Series Discussion - Javelin 04-22-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By steveoevets
This is more of a warning. It would do the same...

This is more of a warning. It would do the same thing if you unplugged a USB key. Since the transfer was completed there shouldn't be an issue.

It's good practice to do it anyway as there could...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-20-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By steveoevets
That's a good tip.. Thanks.

That's a good tip.. Thanks.
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-20-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,634
Posted By steveoevets
If things seem out of sync, Reconcile now will...

If things seem out of sync, Reconcile now will perform a manual sync of your content.
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 04-20-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,757
Posted By steveoevets
I think it's all pretty sad. As soon as my day...

I think it's all pretty sad. As soon as my day is over, the work BB goes into my bag and doesn't come out the next day. I do have an iPhone for personal use and do use that all the time for...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-09-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By steveoevets
I would just hang onto it. I am sure 3G in your...

I would just hang onto it. I am sure 3G in your area will come soon as it's being rolled out pretty quickly.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 04-08-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,387
Posted By steveoevets
Who is this guy?!?! RETURN IT!

Who is this guy?!?! RETURN IT!
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 04-08-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By steveoevets
Hmmm. Nuke and reinstall the OS perhaps. Kinda...

Hmmm. Nuke and reinstall the OS perhaps. Kinda sounds like some device I have dealt with that have had water damage.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 04-08-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,992
Posted By steveoevets
I have used my iPhone and a terminal emulator to...

I have used my iPhone and a terminal emulator to configure Cisco Multilayer Switches while in the field. Now that's a great tool! I think I was listening to music at the same time. hmmm ;)
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 04-08-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By steveoevets
We have the same issues in our company with the...

We have the same issues in our company with the 8830.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 04-03-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,368
Posted By steveoevets
I agree - Everyone is making a big deal about...

I agree - Everyone is making a big deal about sticking it to vendors by making VoIP calls over 3G where as the only real difference is going to be the protocol. It's still traversing the providers...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 03-24-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By steveoevets
WIFI doesn't count against your 10MB package

WIFI doesn't count against your 10MB package
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 03-23-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 942
Posted By steveoevets
You probably wouldn't see very much difference...

You probably wouldn't see very much difference with apps that are more text driven like email, twitter, bbm and the like. Since there is compression on the network, text gets squished pretty tight. ...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-20-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By steveoevets
And the best part is that no one got flamed in...

And the best part is that no one got flamed in the process. ;)
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 03-20-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By steveoevets
Options > Advanced Options > Applications Pick...

Options > Advanced Options > Applications
Pick the App
Menu Key
Delete.

Device will need to be restarted to complete.

I did the same thing with Pandora today
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 03-17-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,745
Posted By steveoevets
Hence the 3.0 Presentation. This is a full point...

Hence the 3.0 Presentation. This is a full point release and it's a significant one. I also agree that it's good marketing and drives customer excitement. It's was and still is a ground breaking...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 02-04-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,015
Posted By steveoevets
Make sure you are charging using a wall charger. ...

Make sure you are charging using a wall charger. USB ports sometimes can't pruduce enough juice to charge a battery that is completely depleted.
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 02-03-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,863
Posted By steveoevets
I was going to say iPhone casue it does all that...

I was going to say iPhone casue it does all that stuff including Skype over 3g if you jailbreak. Unfortunately you are stuck with Telus. Get the Storm. It looks like a pretty fun phone.
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-03-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By steveoevets
Uhhhhh.. WHAT?!?! lol

Uhhhhh.. WHAT?!?! lol
Forum: General 9000 Series Discussion - Bold 01-28-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 390,702
Posted By steveoevets
Hmm - battery issue. It's dead and not charging...

Hmm - battery issue. It's dead and not charging perhaps. Try charging it with the wall charger rather than the USB. The USB may not have enough juice to charge your battery if it's completely...
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-28-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By steveoevets
Nothing too hard about installing Desktop...

Nothing too hard about installing Desktop Manager. Just throw the CD in and go. This is an important step as it will back up your device making wipes and OS reinstalls safer for you.
Forum: General 8100 Series Discussion - Pearl 01-28-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By steveoevets
There are a number of issues in the Forum similar...

There are a number of issues in the Forum similar to this. I also had a device do the same thing and tried all the same steps above. It's certianly defective and I hope that you get yourself a new...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-28-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,335
Posted By steveoevets
The high heat of your device would also indicate...

The high heat of your device would also indicate that the radio is constantly transmitting / receiving.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-28-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,335
Posted By steveoevets
that would mean there's something going on. Is...

that would mean there's something going on. Is the arrow pointing down or up? The direction indicates data flow respectively. If it's pointing down then you are receiving something from somewhere....
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-28-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 31,946
Posted By steveoevets
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 do do do do do do do...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
do do do do do do do do
Remember the song from Sesame street?!?! Love it!

CTU ring tone. The ring sound you hear on the show 24...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 01-28-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,335
Posted By steveoevets
Try checking to see how many background processes...

Try checking to see how many background processes and applications you are running. Twitter, IM etc etc...
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-28-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,912
Posted By steveoevets
Fring has IM capability. Parlingo is a good one...

Fring has IM capability. Parlingo is a good one as well. The other downside about the iPhone and IM is that background processes aren't permitted. Another BB win. This can be overcome with hacks...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 01-28-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By steveoevets
Try letting the battery burn down a ways before...

Try letting the battery burn down a ways before charging it again. Also, if it's a new device sometimes the battery needs some "exercise" before it gives you 100%
Forum: General 8300 Series Discussion - Curve 01-28-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,912
Posted By steveoevets
I am a Blackberry admin and I have to say that...

I am a Blackberry admin and I have to say that the iPhone has a permanent place in my pocket. My Blackberry sits in my bag and I never use other than for helping users troubleshoot.

I think it...
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