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Aug 22, 2009, 2:34 AM

Question about different Processing speeds on Specific Blackberrys?

I curently own a 8520 and I am thinking about upgrading to the 8900 for faster internet. I know they both run edge speeds. So my question is after reading the Processor Speed: 512 GHz of the 8900 vs the Processor Speed: 528 MHz of the 8520. Could someone please give me some insight as to how this would help speeds? thanks in advance!

Aug 15, 2009, 3:08 PM


does anyone know whats going on with myblackberry.com? when are we gonna be able to use it without a invitation code?

thanks in advance.

Aug 12, 2009, 7:00 AM

Tour or Storm? Need some advice...

Through an unfortunate series of events, I am in need of a new phone. The new BBry Tour is interesting, but I'm curious if things have gotten better (than originally believed) with the touch-screen Storm?

I have had clamshell, bar and WinMo touch-screen phones. My biggest complaint about the latter is the speed and battery life. I like touch-screen, but not if it's subject to errors (and I know the Storm has tactile response, which is better than most WinMo devices).

* I travel, but mostly in-country.
* I need decent battery life, but don't have a problem carrying an extra battery (8-12 hours should suffice).
* Voice quality and coverage are paramount, but accessing the Internet and my PERSONAL email (as well as the company email th...
2 replies

Jul 16, 2009, 11:33 PM

Good article on Sprint Efffing up the launch

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Jul 15, 2009, 7:47 AM

Question about BlackBerry...

Is it true that BlackBerry doesn't allow access to the internet without a data plan because of the security of the network?

Will these phones use Wi-Fi instead of a data plan?

Jul 1, 2009, 4:35 AM

How to get a Blackberry Tour

I have been going round and round with verizon trying to replace my LG Env Touch for the Blackberry Tour. I have had an exception made to get the phone in the first place. They changed my renewal date to June 10th so I called with questions about since they changed my new every two do I still have the 30 day test drive. My 30 days will expire on July 10 the phone is set for release on July 12 does anyone know how I can get them to grant me the two day extension so I can get the Blackberry Tour. I have been told that if I take my phone into the store and turn it in before the date they will then clear my new every two and let met upgrade with now problem. Only problem is that I will be without a phone until the release date. I go to the store...
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Wireless Consultant

Jun 22, 2009, 2:50 PM

Blackberry desktop software update 4.7

What does the new update do? I already had the 4.7 version of he desktop manager.

May 13, 2009, 6:12 PM

Future Blackberrys for vzw

I was wondering if anybody had any information on any upcoming blackberrys that are going to be available on Verizon Wireless. Thanks
5 replies

Jun 1, 2009, 9:23 PM

Storm Firmware Update

I just got my firmware update on my Storm. What a welcome change! The camera is much quicker, the video is better, the phone changes from landscape to portrait very quickly, and it has some new features and upgraded icons. What a welcome change! I may have lost all my email but am not sure. My data was backed up so I will restore it to see if anything is missing. I had to call VZ to get my email icons to show on my home page but that was all. The rep said that sometimes they have to jump-start the browser after the update as well but mine was fine. The browser loaded pages more quickly too. Nice move VZ! 😁

May 31, 2009, 3:29 PM

updating software

for instance someone wants to upgrade their curve 8310 to 4.5 but....their usb port on the phone is broken, is there anyway to update it through the phone itself or not?
2 replies
Wireless Consultant

Jun 1, 2009, 9:45 AM

Blackberry 8900 and Bold difference

I have the Blackberry Bold and I have had a problem with the application memory.
http://mobilewiseguy.wordpress.com/2009/05/27/blackb ... »

The Blackberry 8900 has 3 times more application memory than the Bold.

Will the Bold get an update to fix this?

May 15, 2009, 4:30 PM


when i try to put music on my blackberry pearl 8110 tru the desktop manager it tells me unable to transfer music files or anything to my blackberry i do not understand y this happnes and when i connect my phone to my computer my computer dosent seem to b albe to install the phones drivers in the computer i do not understand if any of you have any info on it please help me out. o and when i remove the memory card and put it in my computer it does the same thing trying to add files to it it says forbidden or whit the phone usb connectiong. 😳
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May 4, 2009, 3:18 PM

How to change your BBM font type?

My friend has his name in a different font on his BBM name and I was wondering how he did it.

I asked him and he wouldn't tell me that bastard, so if you could help me that would be great!

Thanks 😁
2 replies

Apr 27, 2009, 6:34 PM

Blackberry Maps on the 8900/T-Mobile

So, I've NEVER used BB maps before. So i always delete it and download google maps. Well, i now NEED blackberry maps. I have wiped my blackberry and the maps are still not showing up.

I've tried downloading them from this link:
http://na.blackberry.com/eng/devices/features/blackb ... »
It didn't work, i got an error "Sorry, your device does not meet the system requirements that are needed to support Blackberry Maps"

I have software V4.6.1.114, which is the most updated software for my phone.

I was told that with the desktop manager I could use the application loader - but I did not see blackberry maps as an option.

Does anyone know how i can get blackberry maps on my 8900 or a way i can restore my phone to the fa...

Jan 16, 2009, 9:37 PM

Question new BB's

Are the BOLD or the new verisons of the Curve comng to VZW??? If so what qter???

Im not into the touch screen craze so the Strom isnt my speed...my current BB is on the fritz,I need a new asap...

If u know, let me know...thank you

πŸ‘Ώ πŸ‘Ώ πŸ‘Ώ
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Apr 26, 2009, 11:57 AM

How to remove Scratch(s) From your Blackberry?

I just bought my first BB and its a Curve 8830, love it, but stupid me put it in my pocket where I forget I had my keys, and after 3 days, I have a very noticible scratch!

Any ideas on how to remeove it?

Thank you!
1 reply

Mar 17, 2009, 2:38 PM

tv shows on blackberries?

does anyone know of a cite on blackberries that is like hulu where you can watch tv shows and movies? im sick of youtube(no tv shows)
2 replies

Apr 20, 2009, 5:03 AM

Facebook App with chat?

Is this ever going to happen for us blackberry users?


Mar 30, 2009, 11:13 PM

3rd party apps?

Can you run multiple 3rd party apps successfully?

I want 'Berry Buzz' for the ring & vibrate feature.

http://www.handango.com/catalog/ProductDetails.jsp?s ... »

And Blackberry Alerts for the reminder customization.

http://www.handango.com/catalog/ProductDetails.jsp?s ... »
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