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I have a blackberry curve 8900 with at&t as carrier. recently a series of white lines (about 10) appear on the left line of the screen shutting the phone off and restarting does not change anything. What might be the problem? how can I fix it?

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Over time, the screen display on devices will start to go. I don't know how old your Curve is, but I'm assuming it's at least 2 years old and perhaps 3 or older? When you get white lines on your screen, that means that the screen display is going. You can either have it fixed (shouldn't be too expensive, but have it done at an AT&Trepair center) or better yet, get a new device. If you love BlackBerry and want to keep a keyboard, there is a new device on the market thaat has the updated operating system and a keyboard. There is also one without a keyboard. These are the Q10 and Z10. If you would prefer an Android, I'd suggest a Samsung S4 and if you like Windows 8, go with HTC One and if iOS, then iPhone 5. I hope this helps.  

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I can answer questions on cellular phones, the physical device, the network, contracts, billing, ordering, porting and what to look for when purchasing cell phones. I am located in the United States. I am an expert on BlackBerrys, Treos, HTC devices and iPhones as well as cellphones and aircards. I have over 15 years of experience in both the wireless and wireline world with the carriers. I have a lot of knowledge regarding the wireless providers - their services, prices and policies, both GSM AT&T and T-Mobile) and CDMA (Verizon, Sprint/Nextel). I am very familiar with the individual devices and their specifications. I can also answer questions regarding BlackBerrys, iPhones and other PDAs, both Palm-based and Windows-based. I can troubleshoot most any problem someone is having with their cellular device or with the provider.

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Over 20 years in the Telecom industry working for the carriers with individuals, small business, medium business and large corporations(Fortune 500). Also worked as a professor in Maryland for 10 years teaching telecommunications.

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Master's in Telecommunications

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Received several awards for papers that I have published over the years

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