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Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-19-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By jmwking
Re: emails not receiving on phone and computer

How is your email configured? BES? BIS with gmail, hotmail, exchange, pop, imap, none of the above?

The most common reason messages deliver to just one client is using POP with a delete command...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 05-15-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,910
Posted By jmwking
Re: Blacklist problem

Pretty harsh.
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 05-08-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,551
Posted By jmwking
Re: Pocketday - A sad day

One of my favorites. <sigh>

-jk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 04-17-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,210
Posted By jmwking
Re: Screen bubbles on my Torch 9860--advice?

Silly question: is the screen protector still on it?

-jk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 01-02-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,573
Posted By jmwking
Re: BlackBerry Bold 9780 does not like my wifi router since I installed repeater

What's the IP on the router? The repeater? What's the default gateway IP for the subnet? Are all the subnet masks the same?

Does the repeater act as a dhcp server? Or only the primary router? If...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 12-02-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,766
Posted By jmwking
Re: prevent thethering on BB9300

You say they "should" use the token. Is it required by company policy? Can you make it a system policy so tethering requires the vpn connection?

-jk
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 12-02-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,766
Posted By jmwking
Re: prevent thethering on BB9300

Do your users need to tether away from the office?

If not, just completely disable tethering.

If so, I suspect it would be easier to attack it with a location profile on the...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 11-04-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By jmwking
Re: BB detach

I thought the bb maintained a minimal open data connection at all times for push email (or at least a very frequent polling). I don't claim expertise, though.

-jk
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Forum: BlackBerry Help 11-03-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By jmwking
Re: BB detach

Are you trying to disconnect just data from Telles without disconnecting voice/sms? I don't think BB has that option.

-jk
Forum: BlackBerry Help 11-02-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By jmwking
Re: create more level notifications at email filters

It wasn't cheap, but it was only one time.

I bought mine 6 or 7 years ago. It's been on several BBs, first on some ancient B&W BB which my company insisted I have on 24x7. For my sanity I had to...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 11-02-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By jmwking
Re: create more level notifications at email filters

"+mablackberry+" (http://www.webmessenger.com/products/ma.htm)

-jk
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Forum: BlackBerry Help 11-02-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By jmwking
Re: create more level notifications at email filters

I think you need a third party app. I use Message Alerts for this purpose - I've written about it elsewhere, but in brief it let's you create filters to customize alerts on contacts, subjects, time...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-02-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,259
Posted By jmwking
Opera Mini 6.5 released

Opera Mini 6.5 (http://m.opera.com) has just been released. I've been playing with it this morning, and have had no surprises.

The coolest new feature: it can show you your data savings by using...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-25-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By jmwking
Re: reboot issues & memory loss.

Are you using an unusual theme?

-jk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-18-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By jmwking
Re: getting undeliverable from blackberry

I'm confused. Are you forwarding from your POP account to a blackberry.net account? Or to a different email account you have set up in your BB, via either BIS or BES?

How does your address show up...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-12-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By jmwking
Re: Components of the "data plan" and today's outage

Not sure it's quite so clear. My Opera Mini (love it!) worked just fine all day. My native browser worked pretty much as usual - just a couple times where a page didn't load.

The.only thing I've...
Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-12-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,995
Posted By jmwking
Re: North America Outage now?

A bunch more messages have come through - I'm only about 90 minutes behind now.

-jk
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Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-12-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,995
Posted By jmwking
Re: North America Outage now?

Alas, at 4 (eastern time) I received messages up to noon; everything since is still embargoed.

Maybe overnight. Thank goodness for webmail and a working Internet connection.

-jk
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Forum: Network Outages - powered by DataOutages.com 10-12-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,995
Posted By jmwking
Re: North America Outage now?

I just got 40ish messages in, covering up to noon east coast time, on my VZW BIS storm2. Still a couple dozen messages to go...

-jk
Forum: Site Suggestions, News & Problems 10-11-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,787
Posted By jmwking
Re: Tapatalk all new and reborn.

I'm curious - what does tapatalk offer that the mobile style doesn't?

-jk
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Forum: BlackBerry Help 10-10-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,112
Posted By jmwking
Re: Can't turn my alerts back on. Help please!

Are you trying to edit the profile or select a different (noisy) profile?

-jk
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Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 10-06-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,252
Posted By jmwking
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

It doesn't really matter whether cloak-and-dagger types are hacks a single encrypted file so he can access your phone while your back is turned, or someone just goes after your BB with the card still...
Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 10-03-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,252
Posted By jmwking
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

I don't encrypt my card (there's nothing sensitive on it) and I have no idea whether his test is accurately reported. However, if the OS encrypts files one by one rather than encrypting the entire...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 10-02-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,770
Posted By jmwking
Re: Can deleted BBM messages be tracked by the COPS?

Hmm... Would answering implicate me for aiding and abetting?

-jk
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Forum: BlackBerry and Mobile Security 09-30-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,252
Posted By jmwking
Re: Elcomsoft breaks BB password by hacking encrypted media card

I'm not getting into calling people names or questioning where the fault lies. This sounds like a real problem.

Suppose someone chooses for their password a short, same case, letters-only password -...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-28-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By jmwking
Re: Contact-Specific Silenced Alerts & Ringtone

Could you add an mp3 of silence, and set that as a contact alert? It would be silent always...

Or you can use message alerts (a program I've extolled the virtues of in the past) or something...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-23-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,268
Posted By jmwking
Re: Ring Timer Application

The Message Alerts app I mentioned a couple posts earlier does that for me.

-jk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 09-22-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By jmwking
Re: Helpppppppppppp Plzzzz

Sounds like his hostel uses a proxy server for internet access, and the BB can't be pointed to it.

I've never needed to use a proxy on my BB. Could you manually set the TCPIP with the proxy server...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 09-19-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,517
Posted By jmwking
Re: BIG delay on receiving emails - they now all arrive at once, twice a day

I suspect there was a different cause and effect the first time you did a reset: If pulling your battery caused you to lose contacts, something is very wrong with your phone or whatever needed the...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 09-08-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By jmwking
Re: Set custom ringtone for domain

I've been using Message Alerts
for years on several different
devices - it lets you alert based on partial email addresses or.partial phone number (to hit on a company's pbx) among other...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 09-02-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,379
Posted By jmwking
Re: vz access manager problem

Which version of Access Manager are you using on which OS? And have you added the service from VZW? They charge extra to tether.

When I used an older version of Access Manager on XP, I had to...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 08-30-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,759
Posted By jmwking
Re: Won't access Storm files in Explorer

I'm not an expert, but on my BB I think my settings under Options > Memory

are set:

"media card support" on
"media transfer protocol (mtp)" off
"mass storage mode support" yes
"auto enable mass...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 08-29-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By jmwking
Re: Parental Control

Perhaps there's an IT policy that's restricting access.

-jk
Forum: Site Suggestions, News & Problems 08-17-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,153
Posted By jmwking
Re: positionned @end of forum thread

One other thought occurs to me: if you have a wonky internet connection, and the posts page partially loads, stalls, and then auto-reloads, the system will think you already read it, mark the thread...
Forum: Site Suggestions, News & Problems 08-17-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,153
Posted By jmwking
Re: positionned @end of forum thread

As far as I can tell, when you open a thread in the mobile skin, it should jump you to the first post you haven't yet read in that thread. That's a feature.

If you're logged in whenever you read...
Forum: Site Suggestions, News & Problems 08-02-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,311
Posted By jmwking
Re: What would you change about the site?

Civility can be encouraged. It takes high expectations and gentle persuasion. And the occasional baseball bat. But it's doable.

-jk
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Forum: Site Suggestions, News & Problems 07-28-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,311
Posted By jmwking
Re: What would you change about the site?

OK, it got longer than I expected, but you asked:

You have quite a vibrant community here. I don't think it needs too much work - more evolution than revolution.

The first questions I'd ask are:...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 07-20-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,753
Posted By jmwking
Re: couldn't download google maps

Do you have your browser set to emulate firefox or IE rather than BB?

-jk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-18-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,858
Posted By jmwking
Re: Opera Mini connection strength requirements

Are you using OM6 or 6.1? If 6, try changing your connection from "sockets" to "http". I've heard some carriers don't like socket connections.

In 6.1, they've removed the choice, and OM attempts...
Forum: BlackBerry Help 07-18-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,979
Posted By jmwking
Re: blackberry possibly nuked?

Have you tried a different USB cable?

-jk
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Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-06-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,230
Posted By jmwking
Re: PocketDay Version 7 Beta (OS 6 only)

When I click the section header, the "GoTo..." option launches the appropriate BB application (except "text messages" launches messages rather than sms).

-jk
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-05-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,219
Posted By jmwking
Re: HILARIOUS / AMAZING - 2 yr old testing PlayBook and iPad

He had to pad his post count just to post the link. Sad, really.

-jk
Forum: BlackBerry Help 07-03-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By jmwking
Re: Booster

You can get a wireless booster installed at your cottage that works with almost any phone. They work by putting an antenna inside your house and a second antenna outside (usually with a clearer line...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 07-01-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By jmwking
Re: Alarm via Folder

Yes. It's a very flexible way to manage alerts. I first got it ages ago when they took my cell phone and pager away and gave me the BB, and I needed to more precisely manage how people (and system...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-30-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By jmwking
Re: Alarm via Folder

I don't know about alerting on folders. I think you can alert with a custom ringtone/alert if the messages come from unique email addresses.

I posted this recently about software I use for...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-30-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,137
Posted By jmwking
Opera Mini 6.1 released

For those that like Opera Mini (I use it a lot!), they've just released v6.1 for BB. The install went smoothly, keeping all my bookmarks.

Among the new features, per the Opera forum...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-29-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,230
Posted By jmwking
Re: PocketDay Version 7 Beta (OS 6 only)

I thought I'd resurrect this thread as I just found out this update works on OS 5 on my Storm 2. I'm a long-time, happy user of PocketDay - for many years and on several blackberries.

From the...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-21-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,268
Posted By jmwking
Re: Ring Timer Application

Rather than changing profiles, I use Message Alerts on my Storm 2: it lets me schedule what sorts of alerts I get based on rules I set up. It works on email, pin, sms, and phone.

It has a temporary...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-14-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,161
Posted By jmwking
Re: Music Through Car Speakers (Torch)

The first question would be how can your stereo receive a signal?

FM? Line in? Cassette?

Then go from there. I use a cassette adapter in my (rather old) car. I use an FM transmitter on my wife's...
Forum: General BlackBerry Discussion 06-12-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,203
Posted By jmwking
Re: Why is Blackberry is better than the iPhone

It's seems silly, but I happen to appreciate being able to carry a spare battery. They're tiny and convenient.

My brother is always looking for power to charge his iPhone. I just pop in my spare if...
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