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  1. stheoret's Avatar
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    Default Rogers release dates for official 4.5 OS

    Blackberry 4.5 Code Schedule

    Here is what this update will do:

    4.5 Handheld code will add
    • Over the air device software upgrades (“OTASL”)
    • Automatic Music Playlists
    • Audio/Video Streaming (currently not supported by Rogers)
    • HTML Email Support (Requires BES 4.1.6 or BIS 2.5)
    • Native Attachment Download (Requires BES 4.1.5 or BIS 2.5)
    • Dataviz™ Documents-To-GO Standard Edition Viewing and Editing
    • Word & PPT in EFIGS Initially, Excel in v4.6
    • Free/Busy Calendar Lookup (Requires BES 4.1.5)
    • Remote Search for Email Messages (Requires BES 4.1.5)

    The new 8820 and 8120 currently have 4.5 out of the box.

    Find below the tentatively scheduled times for 4.5 handheld code to be released for our current in market devices.

    8310 - Sept 11
    8110 - Sept 25
    8700 - Oct. 8
    8800 - Oct. 8
    8300 - Oct. 24
    8100 - Oct. 24
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    do you have to buy a new phone in order to get the update? or will there be a a software download... if so.. does that mean when i download the update my phone will be able to video record?
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    Quote Originally Posted by asharp09 View Post
    do you have to buy a new phone in order to get the update? or will there be a a software download... if so.. does that mean when i download the update my phone will be able to video record?
    You will be able to get the download from Blackberry's website.
    And you get a new icon that is a "Video Recorder" so your able to record short videos using the built in camera.
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    What I want to know is when/if rogers will allow streaming on BB's .
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    That's the same question I have as I have already updated to 4.5 using some posted links. I know it's not fully supported but I have all the features listed minus the streaming video capabilities. I called a BB rep and said it's blocked and will still be blocked for the Bold which just makes me scratch my head.
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    what do you mean by "streaming"????
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    OTA video works on the Rogers 9000, even the preproduction models. OS 4.5 should be opened up by them any time now (if it hasnt already) I think you got a rep on the line that didnt know what they were talking about.
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    Any idea on the exact version of 4.5.0.XX that Rogers will be releasing?
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    It will probably be .55 or .69. I highly doubt they would wait this long to release anything older.
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    well streaming isnt' working yet as I just tried it.. but it's good news that it works on the Bold and curve later on. Not the main reason I want a Bold but it's good to have features
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mauk View Post
    well streaming isnt' working yet as I just tried it.. but it's good news that it works on the Bold and curve later on. Not the main reason I want a Bold but it's good to have features

    whats streaming??? lol
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    video streaming
    can think of it as like watching videos from youtube etc where you are watching somoething while it's downloading.
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    I can stream videos to my curve with 4.5 OS. Youtube and others work just fine

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    You on Rogers? I'm using 4.5 on my 8300 and I can stream m.break.com but not m.youtube.com

    people are saying that it's blocked currently still on Rogers.
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    I've spoken to 3 different reps at Rogers. Youtube is BLOCKED by them. They recommended me another site, blueapple.mobi. That site isnt blocked, but its slow. And annoying when people email me youtube links taht i cannot open!
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    I watched some stuff on m.break.com and it's slow as ****... plus the quality is horrid. I hope I can view the full quality videos on the Bold.
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    Umm you can already get the 4.5 OS
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    We know.. but maybe by then Rogers will actually fully support it like the mentioned Youtube etc.
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    I hope it's not .55, because I'm running it right now and while it is amazing in everyway...my volume when ringtones and media cards play is very quiet, even on the loudest setting.

    Unless this Rogers .55 version will be solid...
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    I am presently on Rogers. What link did you use to download OS 4.5.
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    I have the 4.5 version on my curve 8320 tmo and I wanted to know is there a setting to stop the youtube video to not skip and just play fine?

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    Whaaaat? I have Rogers and got the 4.5OS from the Curve forum and I have watched a YouTube video..
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    Quote Originally Posted by m.km View Post
    Whaaaat? I have Rogers and got the 4.5OS from the Curve forum and I have watched a YouTube video..
    Are you serious? I tried youtube and it didn't work, just said invalid address. I was running Os 4.5.0.55. I'm in the process of loading Os 4.5.0.69 right now, see if anything will happen. I herd from many different users on various forums that rogers block all media streams.
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    Hmm maybe it was not YouTube then, I thought it was though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SumthinNew View Post
    Are you serious? I tried youtube and it didn't work, just said invalid address. I was running Os 4.5.0.55. I'm in the process of loading Os 4.5.0.69 right now, see if anything will happen. I herd from many different users on various forums that rogers block all media streams.
    That makes me mad if thats true. The Rogers rep on the phone told me the 6GB plan would get me "14 hours of YouTube video". Wtf is the point if I cant watch them.

    Btw, I CAN access m.youtube.com but the videos dont load once media player opens. Upgrading to 4.5.0.69 right now, lets see what happens
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