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Forum: Rumor Mill 07-02-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,081
Posted By Robert_K
The end is nigh

Like the video says in the article.. stick a fork in RIM.

RIM's BlackBerry 10 delayed again: What happens now? - Jun. 29, 2012...
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-19-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,859
Posted By Robert_K
Re: The end is near..

Even if Samsung doesn't buy, its proof RIM is getting closer to the end.
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 01-19-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,429
Posted By Robert_K
Re: BB World 2012

No BlackBerry World (WES) for me this year.

Management wants to find a conference that is not just all about BlackBerry since we're now moving toward an iPhone & Android environment utilizing Good...
Forum: Rumor Mill 01-19-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,859
Posted By Robert_K
The end is near..

Report: Research In Motion Angles for Sale to Samsung | Fox Business (http://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/2012/01/17/report-research-in-motion-angles-for-sale-to-samsung/)
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 12-22-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,933
Posted By Robert_K
Re: Looks like 'game over' for BlackBerry

Another nail in the coffin.

Next-Gen BlackBerry Products Don't Work, Source Says | Fox News (http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/12/22/next-gen-blackberry-products-dont-work-source-says/)

It may...
Forum: General 9900 Series Discussion - Bold Touch 08-24-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By Robert_K
2 MAJOR issues for Security minded Government Users

Received an evaluation 9930 from Verizon today.

Upon testing against our current procedures to activate and secure a BlackBerry I've found 2 very major and inconvenient issues.

1. Once I activate...
Forum: Rumor Mill 07-07-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,315
Posted By Robert_K
Re: why blackberry users will bail on RIM

Its an internal issue. RIM's window of opportunity to turn things around is dwindling and while I believe it is still possible the current internal culture projected by management leaves me doubtful...
Forum: BlackBerry In the News 06-21-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,582
Posted By Robert_K
Re: RIM Slashing Guidance and announcing layoffs

Until they "get it" continue to watch the knife fall.

This year was my 3rd at WES / BlackBerry World and I was surprised at how many people told me they were not planning to return next year in...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 06-08-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,824
Posted By Robert_K
Re: Can't copy and paste from Bridge to PB

The OS is designed that way to sandbox data in bridge applications from the applications running on the PB itself.

By design the intention is the keep corporate and personal data seperated.
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 04-26-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,154
Posted By Robert_K
Re: Playbook observations

For the most part I'm being playful. I don't necessarily declare it DOA but at the same time it seems like everything RIM makes is a work in progress. I've yet to own a RIM device that didn't have...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 04-25-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,154
Posted By Robert_K
Re: Playbook observations

Yeah.. who did you think they are? Apple?

(for the record.. I'm not an Apple owner or user but you have to admit, their products are very well refined and easy to use when they launch them.)
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 04-25-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,560
Posted By Robert_K
Re: Bad software; bad support

Or RIM could just as easily release the .cod files so it can be pushed from the BES.. Seems like they would have thought about that instead of requiring everyone to make updates to their IT policies...
Forum: Rumor Mill 04-05-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,315
Posted By Robert_K
Re: why blackberry users will bail on RIM

Sorry, you must have got a dud. Mine has been absolutely perfect. Of course I did my research before I bought the phone and bought an extended battery. I use it all day and when I get home from...
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 04-05-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,663
Posted By Robert_K
Re: T-Mobile

Think they may have caught it. The link doesn't seem to work anymore for registration input.
Forum: Rumor Mill 03-30-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,315
Posted By Robert_K
Re: why blackberry users will bail on RIM

After almost 3 years my wife and I both bailed on BlackBerry. Both of us went with Android phones (her an Incredible and I the ThunderBolt). I figured she would go iPhone but when she tried it she...
Forum: General PlayBook Discussion 03-30-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,414
Posted By Robert_K
Re: BlackBerry PlayBook is ‘dead on arrival’, analyst claims.

So far from what I've gathered there are no real BES IT policy controls for the PlayBook just an IT policy for the bridge and its the only tablet the requires you own and tether another BlackBerry to...
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 02-23-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,714
Posted By Robert_K
Re: WES to be renamed..

Got verification that I would be going but every year getting a room is such a hassle. No luck online or calling Marriott even with a rewards account. Then the registration services team tells me...
Forum: General 9800 Series Discussion - Torch 08-03-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,686
Posted By Robert_K
RIM has yet to release any phone worth ditching a...

RIM has yet to release any phone worth ditching a wireless contract for much less signing a new one.

This phone looks cool but the specs are not very impressive and you really do not gain much over...
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 03-31-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,554
Posted By Robert_K
When I emailed our Verizon account rep I got the...

When I emailed our Verizon account rep I got the following response:
Forum: Beta You Than Me 03-25-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,814
Posted By Robert_K
Only problem I've found so far is that the key...

Only problem I've found so far is that the key store timeout settings are completely ignored.

If I input my key store password to open an encrypted email message and then go to open another (new or...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 03-10-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,400
Posted By Robert_K
I was just simply pointing out that I live in a...

I was just simply pointing out that I live in a major metropolitan area and their coverage stink. See something wrong with this picture?

I need a phone that works good everywhere I travel not...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 03-03-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,400
Posted By Robert_K
Based on what information? Common sense would...

Based on what information? Common sense would show that they #1 before the consumer market took off and still are #1 in smart phone sales because the MAJOR consumer of smart phones is business...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-24-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,400
Posted By Robert_K
My comment was in response to your simple comment...

My comment was in response to your simple comment that "consumer market is where the real money is" which has nothing to do with comparing iPhone to BlackBerry. That's like comparing apples and...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-18-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,400
Posted By Robert_K
Of course they are, they've already conquered the...

Of course they are, they've already conquered the enterprise market, it would only make sense to expand their business by expanding their demographic sense there is a much bigger consumer market for...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-17-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,400
Posted By Robert_K
I think you miss the point I'm trying to...

I think you miss the point I'm trying to make.

RIM started out targeting business, anyone who has attended WES can tell you how much RIM really touts multimedia and coolness... which is very little...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-04-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,400
Posted By Robert_K
Of what? I've yet to see anyone prove...

Of what? I've yet to see anyone prove otherwise.

RIM has enterprise integration, IT policy enforcement, and security in their pocket. This appeals to large organizations that require unformity...
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 02-04-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,400
Posted By Robert_K
This thread makes me chuckle. Especially the...

This thread makes me chuckle. Especially the stuff said about security.. which on the iPhone is a joke (ever heard of FIPS compliance?) and as far as "multimedia and coolness" is concerned.. I don't...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 02-04-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,728
Posted By Robert_K
I've found battery life to outstanding with this...

I've found battery life to outstanding with this release of 5.0.

I did, however, completely wipe the old OS off with JL_Cmdr before upgrading to 5.0.0.419
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 02-04-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,183
Posted By Robert_K
Went back and registered through the site no...

Went back and registered through the site no problem with the govt' rate... Wooohooo!
Forum: BES Admin Corner 01-27-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,203
Posted By Robert_K
S/MIME Problem on BES 5.0.1 & Tour 9360 w/ 5.0 OS

We are currently testing out BES 5.0 and the new Tour 9630 in anticipation that we might upgrade our server soon and also upgrade our existing users so we can retire our 8830s.

Recently we have...
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 01-27-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,183
Posted By Robert_K
We tried getting a room at the World Center...

We tried getting a room at the World Center Marriott and they are already booked up for WES so I guess we are staying at the Courtyard down the road again.

Also, they said they were not offerring...
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 11-09-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,293
Posted By Robert_K
I probably won't be able to get even a verbal...

I probably won't be able to get even a verbal confirmation that I will get to go until after the 1st of the year. I had a great time last year so I've already mentioned it once or twice that I would...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 10-08-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By Robert_K
Opera 5 beta rocks blow the BlackBerry browser...

Opera 5 beta rocks blow the BlackBerry browser out of the water.
Forum: BES Admin Corner 10-06-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By Robert_K
BlackBerry Browser Security Issue - Push through BES?

I admin a BES with about 130 users and all of our users have the Verizon 8830 with the 4.5.0.138 OS on it.

Recently RIM released this statement regarding a security flaw with the BlackBerry browser...
Forum: Beta You Than Me 07-30-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,732
Posted By Robert_K
DM will not allow me to install on 4.7.0.151 OS...

DM will not allow me to install on 4.7.0.151 OS on my Storm but was working with .148 before I upgrade.

Now I get the same "application not compatible" when I try to load it into DM.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 07-22-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By Robert_K
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Rants and Raves Forum 06-17-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,909
Posted By Robert_K
I've had Verizon since 2001 and in that time only...

I've had Verizon since 2001 and in that time only a hand full of dropped calls, mostly in far out rural areas of TN.

I live in Knoxville and its very rare to experience a dropped calls here. AT&T,...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 05-14-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,384
Posted By Robert_K
Otter Box is about to come out with a new case...

Otter Box is about to come out with a new case that is smaller and much easier to holster soon. Anyone else at WES get to take a look at it?
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 05-11-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,933
Posted By Robert_K
The free booze was awesome.. :?

The free booze was awesome.. :?
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 04-15-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By Robert_K
I got a feeling you got a bad phone or maybe not...

I got a feeling you got a bad phone or maybe not familiar enough with a BlackBerry to know how to use it.

My wife and I both bought Storms in Feb. and they have been great. I'm running .103 and...
Forum: BlackBerry World 2012 04-02-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,281
Posted By Robert_K
Just got the word from my boss that I am to go to...

Just got the word from my boss that I am to go to WES and get everything booked ASAP.

w00t!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 04-01-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,316
Posted By Robert_K
Sorry for the late reply. Yes, I have Opera on...

Sorry for the late reply.

Yes, I have Opera on my Storm. It downloaded no problem.

I just went to mini.opera.com and clicked on the Download Opera Mini link. My wife and I both use it on our...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 03-04-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,316
Posted By Robert_K
NOT TRUE. Get Opera mini, I'm a long time member...

NOT TRUE.

Get Opera mini, I'm a long time member of Bimmerforums and I cruise Bimmerforums frequently using Opera on my Storm. Its a little different than the BB browser because it you only have to...
Forum: RIM Software 12-30-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,199
Posted By Robert_K
How to change BlackBerry Browser Timeout?

Where I work there is an internal website our company uses to allow managers to view / update / change / approve timesheets.

Until recent it did not work properly with the BlackBerry browser but...
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