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Forum: Beta You Than Me 02-29-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,667
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Leaked OS 7.1.0.258 for the 9810

Hate to say it, because this site has been my favorite for BlackBerry info for years, but these days if you want to get info about new OS's like this, you need to head to that "other" (CB) site. :( ...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-31-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 38,848
Posted By DallasFlier
Latest OS: 9800 6.0.0.3106/6.0.0.723 (all languages)

BlackBerry Handheld Software v6.0.0.3106 (all language)
Will install to any carrier's 9800 model by following the instructions below.

Package Version: 6.0.0.3106
Consisting of:

Applications:...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 01-06-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,701
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Latest OS: 9800 6.0.0.3049/6.0.0.706 (Asian + English)

Uh, no its not. It certainly includes English in addition to Asian languages. I don't believe RIM ever releases "Asian only" without English.
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 12-19-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,996
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: The "Free Premium Apps" lie!

Shouldn't this useless troll rant be moved to the Rants & Raves boneyard, where it belongs??
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 12-16-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,867
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Whoa! QNX delayed until late-2012

I'm in exactly the same position. Can get an upgrade now, but figured I'd wait for the BBX/QNX devices. I've been with AT&T long enough to be allowed an upgrade in 12 months vs. 24, so guess I just...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 12-15-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 18,852
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Drunk RIM execs handcuffed to seats, force Air Canada to make emergency landi

Interesting post, Daphne. I've always figured he was just a troll, truly without a life, who gets his rocks off by posting his drivel. The pathetic individual who gets almost no attention or notice...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 12-14-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 18,852
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Drunk RIM execs handcuffed to seats, force Air Canada to make emergency landi

But yet you think its very important and a good use of your time to continue to read and post on a BB-specific site, simply to bash BB & RIM at every opportunity (and make up opportunities when you...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 12-07-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Buying a phone off Ebay..................

Good advice. eBay isn't inherently more trustworthy than the buy/sell forum here, nor is it inherently less trustworthy. If you're careful and prudent, and follow the suggestions in the eBay FAQ...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 12-01-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,701
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Official OS 6.0.0.706 BlackBerry Torch 9800 - Vodafone New Zealand

JSanders, sorry you took this personally, it sure wasn't meant that way! I appreciate all that you do. The fact, as you say, that you seem to be the only one who actively stickies these threads, is...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-29-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,065
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Internet not working

NJ is correct, the BlackBerry requires a specific BlackBerry data plan, not a generic "internet" plan.
It sounds like your reseller - Phones4u - doesn't understand the BlackBerry and didn't sell you...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-29-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,701
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Official OS 6.0.0.706 BlackBerry Torch 9800 - Vodafone New Zealand

Wow, first post announcing this comes 2 full days after announcement at Crackberry.com, and now 2 days later its not even stickied as the latest official release, and there's one reply - vs. 9 pages...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-22-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,506
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: A Torch 9860 owner needs help from 9800 owners :(

I think the 9550 app you mention isn't really an app, but just calls the browser with a specific URL, which is probably why it works. In general, trying to load real apps from a BlackBerry with a...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 11-22-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,183
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Deprecation of Gmail App for BlackBerry

When was the last time you tried a BlackBerry with gmail? I'm thinking our resident Apple, nee WP7 fanboy isn't the best authority on what does or doesn't work on BlackBerry. :oops:
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-21-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,352
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: downgrade OS

I think the easiest way to downgrade your OS is to trade for an Android phone. Just sayin... 8-)
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 11-18-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,028
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: iPhone Beats Out BlackBerry in Workplace: Study

Amazing how anal some fanboys are. I like my BlackBerry - and because of that, I spend exactly ZERO time posting on iPhone or WP7 user forums - and I bet you, Daphne and most others here don't...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-17-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,890
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: 9860 App memory

Hmm, I guess if you want to go and remove EVERY SINGLE app which is installed on the phone, including the basic "phone" app, then you can recover that "missing" 75MB. Unfortunately, that will render...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 11-16-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,854
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Phone stopped to type the letter "i" with dot on top

It wasn't my problem, but that obscure yet correct answer deserves a thanks for sure!
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-09-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,192
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: looking for "Flashlight" package for BES 5.0.3

I use "One Touch Flashlight" from the Jared Company. The Jared Company - Smartphone Specialists - Blackberry - iPhone (http://www.jaredcompany.com) They offer free and paid versions with different...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 11-09-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: App error?

I'd suggest you don't try "importing" apps you were "given" which likely came from someone with a different carrier and/or a different model BlackBerry than yours. This is a good example of what...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-08-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,390
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Blackberry Failover High Availability in two Datacenters

You'll probably also get better replies if you post this in the correct forum:

BES Admin Corner - BlackBerry Forums Support Community (http://www.blackberryforums.com/bes-admin-corner/)

Which is...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-08-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Good app for long audio programs?

I use the BlackBerry app from audible.com to listen to audio books. Works great for me, but a) I purchase the audio books from audible, and b) my BlackBerry isn't set to auto-lock. So I can't...
Forum: iPhone Android & other HandHeld Forum 11-07-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,282
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Now that SJ is no longer with us....Flash?

I'm thinking he's looking at it as just an arithmetic thing. Windows Phone 7 has to be better than Apple iPhone 4S, right? :? Android seems to go through the revisions quicker, so when we get to...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-07-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,799
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: New BBX OS may be a Problem

Wow, trolls come and go here, that's not unusual. But this one seems not only bitter, but truly and honestly delusional. Condolences to anyone who has to deal with him/her/it in real life, as...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 11-07-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,575
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: iPhone's new Siri vs. Vlingo Plus for BlackBerry?

I installed it on my Torch last night - so far pretty impressed, and it should only get better as it "learns" my voice.

Will probably install it on the wife's Torch later this evening.

By the way,...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 11-02-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,575
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: iPhone's new Siri vs. Vlingo Plus for BlackBerry?

Having played with Vlingo a bit now, it "learns" and adapts to your voice the longer you use it. For me, seemed to be pretty good even at first install, but if it gets it wrong, then you can make a...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-02-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,044
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Iphone SIRI for the Blackberry?

Glad to see the tacit admission that you're already aboard. ;-)
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 11-01-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,044
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Iphone SIRI for the Blackberry?

Uhh, yeah, because newly introduced things will always end up being better than the tried & true things with many revisions - just because they're new.

As "logic" goes - well, that's not logic. ...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-31-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,044
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Iphone SIRI for the Blackberry?

There's no doubt that Siri is more sophisticated, but after trying out the free version of Vlingo (and eagerly waiting the free upgrade to be posted from RIM), I honestly think that in terms of...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 10-31-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,575
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: iPhone's new Siri vs. Vlingo Plus for BlackBerry?

We're basically in agreement, Siri is on a different level. I'd argue, though, that its not really "much easier to use" because honestly, if I'm locked out, the first thing that would occur to me to...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 10-28-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,575
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: iPhone's new Siri vs. Vlingo Plus for BlackBerry?

OK, I went ahead and installed the free Vlingo and started playing with it too. You're right, if you tell it "I'm locked out", that's what you get. On the other hand, if I say "locksmiths in...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-28-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: 9860 Removed from US RIM Website

Hmm, gone from AT&T's site also. And in other strangeness at that site, you can choose between the 9800 and 9810 - at identical pricing! :?
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 10-28-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,037
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: RIM Offers Free Premium Apps to Customers Following Service Interrupti

Yep, that's my only point, Daphne. I'm not a RIM-basher and don't want to be percieved as one - just hate to see them possibly bumbling this and turning what should be a positive for them into yet...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 10-27-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,575
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: iPhone's new Siri vs. Vlingo Plus for BlackBerry?

Hmm, the google mobile search app I use frequently on my BB is location-enabled, so a google search for locksmiths (or italian restaurants, or...) WILL give me a list of those establishments closest...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 10-27-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,037
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: RIM Offers Free Premium Apps to Customers Following Service Interrupti

Yep, I still only see (the original) 2 in my AW. And, this isn't up to the developers, as there's no updating of the app itself, just whether AW lets you download without the "purchase" step or not....
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 10-26-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,037
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: RIM Offers Free Premium Apps to Customers Following Service Interrupti

Hmm... OK. They're free, and no one is "owed" any of these free apps from RIM.

But... They announced this a week ago today, with a list of 12 apps with "more to come" and said they'd be made...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 10-26-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,575
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: iPhone's new Siri vs. Vlingo Plus for BlackBerry?

Hey guys, don't download and pay $19.99, RIM has listed Vlingo Plus as one of the apps they'll be giving away free over the next few weeks. Of course, there is a limited version available for free,...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 10-25-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,575
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: iPhone's new Siri vs. Vlingo Plus for BlackBerry?

Well, the Vlingo description makes it sound like its contextual and understands intent - a 'la the examples I noted: "Text John; What's up?" or "find italian restaurants" or even "update Facebook;...
Forum: BlackBerry Versus 10-25-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,575
Posted By DallasFlier
iPhone's new Siri vs. Vlingo Plus for BlackBerry?

The free app from RIM I'm most eagerly awaiting to try out is Vlingo Plus, normally $19.99.

The description sounds a lot like the Siri ads, saying in part:

And they post a review snippet from the...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-25-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,799
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: New BBX OS may be a Problem

WOW! It does sound kind of like someone's on crack here, but its not hrbuckley, its you! :oops:
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-25-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Bye Bye Blackberry

Yep! Same thing with form factors. The tried & true are "outdated" but the new ones are "goofy." :oops:
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-25-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: List every BB you have owned

My list (more than one of some models, due to warranty or other replacement):

7290
8700c
8800
8310
8900
9800
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-25-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,402
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Bye Bye Blackberry

As always, to each their own... I happen to think that the (original) Torch, with its large touchscreen AND a real keyboard is the BEST form factor! Haven't decided if I'll move from the 9800 to...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 10-25-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,037
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: RIM Offers Free Premium Apps to Customers Following Service Interrupti

Agreeed, Daphne! I admit I wish they'd just made them all available at once, rather than dribbling them out as they seem to be doing, but they did say that they'd "become available over a period of...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 10-21-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,209
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Is the 9800 64GB MicroSDHC compatitable?!

Well, actually that does not appear to be true. See this article, among others:

AndroidNZ: Sandisk 64GB Micro SDXC cards confirmed WORKING in Galaxy S II, HTC Sensation, Galaxy S ...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-30-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,145
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Upgrade Makes Me Look For Another Phone

August 23rd:



September 30th (many posts later):



Any bets on whether the troll is REALLY gone or not? 8-)
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-30-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,145
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Upgrade Makes Me Look For Another Phone

The troll who announced a while back that he was gone, had "more important things" to do, continues to prove he obviously does NOT have anything more important to do than troll.
Yes, as you point...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 09-30-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,960
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: No Beta Releases for Torch for long time...

Add me to that list also - and congrats on post #5,000! :smile:
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-28-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,688
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: rikkohad v1 multi hybrid os

In his defense, I'm not sure if that was "text-speak" or just that English may not be his native language, in which case we should hold the criticism.
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-28-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,496
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: Latest OS: 9800 6.0.0.2921/6.0.0.666 (All Languages)

Some over on CrackBerry (where there's considerably more feedback about this new OS) seem to be having the same problem. This posted solution from over there:

If you're having this issue, you need...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 09-28-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,688
Posted By DallasFlier
Re: rikkohad v1 multi hybrid os

Would sure like to see some feedback from you or others running this. What should I expect in terms of performance vs. a straight 6.0 OS - particularly the latest 6.0.0.666 from which this is...
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