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idnnn

May 30, 2014, 3:13 AM

replace the Z10 ailing battery

I recently ordered an OEM battery to replace the Z10 ailing factory battery, however turns out its rubbish! Doesn't even last as long as the dying original one. My friend recommends a replacement from mpj, how many people have used this battery and what are your opinions on it? Thank you.
enoch Larson

Mar 8, 2014, 3:30 PM

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 For Sale

Porsche Design P'9981 is a smart phone from BlackBerry. The phone with the futuristic QWERTY keyboard was formerly known as the BlackBerry Knight. The device offers solid construction, for one thing with a forged stainless steel frame, leather back, and a sculpted QWERTY keyboard. The model is equipped with a exclusive Porsche Design UI and a Wikitude World Browser augmented reality app. Each unit of the P'9981 gets a premium PIN that allows the user of the device to find another P'9981 user in a crowd. Other specs include a single-core 1.2GHz processor, HD video capture and 8GB of native storage that can be pumped up to 40GB using a microSD card. The phone is NFC enabled and has BlackBerry 7 OS on board. That means the phone has the second-...
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spirit22

Dec 21, 2011, 1:33 PM

STILL worth it to buy BB???

With RIM on the ropes (they're on a list of companies that won't make it through 2012) would you recommend people still buy BBs or look elsewhere?

For those who are current BB users are your concerned?
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spirit22

Nov 19, 2010, 8:18 AM

What BB accessories do I REALLY need?

I will be a BB newbie next week (or today if I get an early delivery Smile ) and I am wondering if there are any essential/necessary accessories I should really get. One my shopping list thus far are a larger memory card, an Otterbox case, and one of BB's mono headsets (anyone have experience with these headsets?).

Please advise as to any accessories (or learning tools) I should consider to go with my new BB.

Thanks to all in advance.
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spirit22

Oct 26, 2011, 8:34 AM

BB vs. Android

Has anyone left Android for BB? OR are there any BB users here who are on the verge of being fed up after the recent RIM outage and are considering going to Android?

I am upgrading to a smartphone for the 1st time and am trying to make the best decision. Had pretty much decided on the BB Bold 9900 and right when I was going to buy it the RIM outage occurred and someone told me to look at Android instead. My issue with Android is security because it is a platform that is so easily hacked. ALL thoughts/opinions/comments welcome.
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spirit22

Jul 8, 2011, 5:44 PM

ANY news on BB 9900?

Does anyone have an substantive news on the touch screen BB Bold? My understanding was that the delay to my carrier was at RIM's end...
andy2373

Feb 2, 2011, 5:53 AM

Any 4G Blackberries

Any 4G Blackberries on the horizon?
2 replies
sparker781

Jan 17, 2010, 9:09 PM

Storm 3

Does anyone know when the Storm 3 could hit stores? I am do for an upgrade and if it was coming sooner than later I would just wait

Thanks
2 replies
schaplin

Feb 22, 2011, 7:22 PM

Verizon has discontinued.....

The Bold 9650. Does that mean Verizon will finally be getting a new Blackberry Shocked
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spirit22

Mar 11, 2011, 11:37 PM

Sources to purchase unlocked Bold 9780

All,

Other than eBay does anyone have suggestions for online sources to purchase a BB Bold 9780 unlocked at a reasonable price?

Obviously I could go through my carrier (T-Mobile) but I do not want to get locked into another 2 years as I plan to move overseas in a couple of months. Open to all suggestions...

Thank you!
2 replies
Wireless Consultant

Mar 20, 2011, 8:07 AM

Blackberry Torch unlocking sim after too many attempts

I have a Blackberry Torch that my friend tried to unlock from att to Tmobile but he gave the person with the codes the wrong esn and he tried putting that wrong code in 10 times.
He was told that the phone can never be unlocked from att again. My question, is that true that it can never be unlocked for the sim again?
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catie28

Mar 23, 2011, 10:42 AM

use unlocked blackberry

if the carrier u have chosen cant provide u the service books...
II. Register Your Blackberry on the Network

1. On your phone goto Options > Advanced Options > Host Routing Table

2. Click Menu then Register Now.
III. Input APN Settings

1. Goto Options > Advanced Options > TCP/IP

for carrier specific settings:
T-Mobile -
Internet Settings MMS Settings
APN: epc.tmobile.com
Proxy: [Leave Blank]
Port: [Leave Blank]
Username: [Leave Blank]
Password: [Leave Blank]
Server: [Leave Blank] MMSC: http://216.155.174.84/servlets/mms
MMS Proxy: [Leave Blank]
MMS Port: [Leave Blank]
MMS Protocol: WAP 2.0
MCC: 310
MNC: 260
AT&T -
Internet Settings MMS Settings
APN: wap.cingular
Proxy: [Leave Blank]
Port: [Leave Blank]
Userna...
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Robert_27

Feb 10, 2011, 9:13 AM

Can I buy Blackberry curve 8520?

I am with nokia 1661 phone and I'm thinking to buy new smart phone. I heard blackberry is good for chitchat as I love too. I am thinking to buy [url=http://www.prepaymania.co.uk/mobilephone /blackberry-curve-8520-unlocked.html]blackber ry curve 8520[/url] as one of my friend suggest me, but i want to cross check the review if any one had curve 8520 please tell me its original review. I want a perfect phone for this year as I have no more money to waste. I found cheap at here if my friends any body have any better offer then this, I will be thankful to you. Thanks in advance...
OrionsVantage

Sep 27, 2010, 3:47 PM

Blackberry Tablet announced

from BGR:

"Today, at the BlackBerry Developer Conference (DevCon), RIM CEO Mike Lazaridis announced the BlackBerry Playbook. The PlayBook has a 7-inch hi-res widescreen display, is 9.7 mm thick, supports Flash 10.1 with hardware accelerated video, HTML 5, 1080p video, has non-proprietary HDMI and USB connections, full-HD front and rear-facing camera, support for dual-displays (with use of HDMI cable), will be able to connect with BlackBerry Enterprise Servers out of the box via Bluetooth secure pairing to BlackBerry. The device will have a 1 GHz dual-core processor (with symmetrical multiprocessing capabilities) and 1 GB RAM."

Technically speaking, looks like a pretty decent device. No mention of what carrier (if any) it would be rele...
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Dollgrin

Nov 21, 2010, 7:31 PM

BB OS 6: what do you think?

I just got the Blackberry style and I'm really digging the OS 6. For me it has kept what I love about blackberrys and that's the icons!

Here are a few things I've noticed and loved or hated about the OS. Everyone is different so you may not have the same list but this is what I've come up with.

Overall Speed: Moving from one app to another is faster than it was on my previous blackberry's, and even then I wasn't complaining about the speed.

(BB Style specific)Front Screen Alerts: I think it's neat to be able to scroll through your new alerts witout having to open the phone since I frequently screen people!

Browser: I'm torn on this one. I love and hate the browsing experience. I really like that I can have tabs in the browser si...
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pwfb

Apr 12, 2010, 8:08 PM

What happened to you RIM?

I have been a Blackberry user for over a decade. My original device was a RIM 850. Slowly but surely I have seen the quality of Blackberry devices decline ever since then.

My current model (Tour 9630) is awful. I am awaiting my third replacement.

I post this not necessarily seeking a response but more of an open question to RIM: What happened to you? Quality control has gone to hell. Design, once cutting edge and well thought out is now slipshot.

Please RIM, get back to basics.....
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SEM

Sep 20, 2010, 12:21 AM

Blackberry Messenger Exchange For Wireless Employees

I always find it interesting to talk to other wireless employees, so if you feel the same post your BBM Pin up to chat.

I'll start. My name is Steve and I am a retail employee for Sprint. I have been there for about 2 years and worked for Verizon Wireless in the past as well. Hit me up if you want to chat: 3249F9CE
jtalker1965

Jul 17, 2010, 5:57 PM

Is there a Strom 3 in the works?

I still have the Storm 1 which I may have the one out there that hasn't had a problem with it. So is there a new Storm comming or is it time to jump ship for a better sunset else where?
The Droid X is really got my eye and I have been holdong my upgrade since March. Thanks for any in sight.
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spirit22

Aug 17, 2010, 9:13 PM

Update to Bold 9700

Hi,

Does anyone know anything about an update to the Bold 9700? Talked with my carrier (TMobile) yesterday and tech said they are aware but do not have a date.
bbuser1981

Jul 1, 2010, 2:54 AM

uploading software to the curve

Hi everyone. Does anyone know how to put software (designed for phones) from your pc to bb curve (8330)?
 
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