1. Bold_eNVy's Avatar
    is there a way to modify the bold 9700 to have a capacitive touchscreen instead of the lcd?
    06-28-10 08:58 PM
  2. Phill_UK's Avatar
    First you want a front facing camera, and now a touchscreen... just go buy an iPhone
    06-28-10 09:01 PM
  3. Bold_eNVy's Avatar
    haha nooo i'm with rim all the way. i just want to have some extra features
    06-28-10 09:04 PM
  4. c_86's Avatar
    No you cant... you cannot change hardware on a BB and expect it to work... you will not have access to the operating system to make it work... like phill said, apparent a BB doesnt seem to be right for you as you want features that are not available on any BBs and may not be (besides the touchscreen which is suppose to come out on the 9800) but front facing camera i doubt will happen
    06-28-10 09:52 PM
  5. hellriser180's Avatar
    sorry no way partner
    06-28-10 10:02 PM
  6. vanesserstation's Avatar
    That would be a small touchscreen and no can do.

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    06-28-10 10:07 PM
  7. wnm's Avatar
    Actually, if you could make this work, I'm sure RIM would want to hire you.
    06-29-10 06:06 AM
  8. Pi Guy 3.14's Avatar
    Wow...... This is the question of the month for sure.
    06-29-10 08:23 AM
  9. JimIllinois's Avatar
    Front facing camera - for video calls - will definitely appear on a BB product at some point. Video calling is a big leap in telephony, and sooner or later every smartphone will be expected to have it.

    RIM is fairly conservative, but you can see that they do follow the market, eventually. Touch screens, apps (including social networking access), larger screens - all introduced elsewhere, but eventually followed by RIM.

    I don't use any of it, but I am way down in the minority.
    06-29-10 08:36 AM
  10. Phill_UK's Avatar
    Front facing camera - for video calls - will definitely appear on a BB product at some point. Video calling is a big leap in telephony, and sooner or later every smartphone will be expected to have it.
    Not sure I agree with that. Since the introduction of 3G in the UK back in 2003, almost every dumb and smart phone released here has had a front facing camera for video calling... and hardly anyone ever uses it!

    Sure, it was a novelty back in the day and most people tried it once or twice, but not anymore.

    I just hope RIM pass on this not so 'big leap in telephony'

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    06-29-10 08:56 AM
  11. Pi Guy 3.14's Avatar
    Yeah its funny people how people don't ever mention the need for a front facing camera until the iphone gets one.
    06-29-10 09:01 AM
  12. infinus's Avatar

    Possible,
    Try out some chinese BB9700 KIRF.
    .
    They will surely have it...
    BlackCherry...
    BlueCherry..
    Or something...


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    06-29-10 09:19 AM
  13. mrdppham's Avatar

    Possible,
    Try out some chinese BB9700 KIRF.
    .
    They will surely have it...
    BlackCherry...
    BlueCherry..
    Or something...


    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    LOL good one !
    06-29-10 09:32 AM
  14. jcp007's Avatar
    Sounds like a 9800 Torch/Bold future owner.
    06-29-10 10:23 AM
  15. greggebhardt's Avatar
    You need to do a lot more homework on RIM devices as they are not customized at one's whim.
    Last edited by greggebhardt; 06-29-10 at 11:22 AM.
    06-29-10 10:47 AM
  16. Totalimmortal363's Avatar
    is there a way to modify the bold 9700 to have a capacitive touchscreen instead of the lcd?
    Yea man, PM me ill shoot you over the codes

    ROFL
    06-29-10 11:14 AM
  17. Blacklatino's Avatar
    @ OP, as previously stated, no you can't.

    However.

    In addition to the 9800 Slider, Kevin mentioned in a recent The Cellphone Junkie Podcast "another" 9700 (III) w/ a touchscreen next year.
    06-29-10 11:23 AM
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