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Free Blackberry Curve Themes

  • by teej

Free Blackberry Curve Themes Here are a few places to look for your free Blackberry Curve Themes:   Berryreview’s Theme Database - They have a great section here that lists links to several themes that are free. Themes4BB - A great site for free themes and lots of them! Big archive. BlueRoomSolution - Another superb site for free themes. Lots of OS 4.5 themes. eVeek - While they do have themes for sale, they also have several (and some of the nicest) themes for free PimpMyBerry - I only  just found this site but already one of my faves. ... read more

Danger Of Cell Phone Towers

Dangers of Cell Phone Towers As much as we enjoy the convenience of mobile phones, an increasingly prominent issue is that of the dangers of cell phone towers. Is it safe to live in close proximity to a cell tower? What are the possible health effects? Possible Dangers of Cell Phone Towers The possible dangers of cell phone towers are wide-reaching and numerous. Some people may only consider the issues of driving safety and cell phones, but the chronic exposure to cellular radiation may have some harmful effects as well. Moreover, many people assume that the radiation... read more

Iphone Create Calendar Events With Your Voice

This Wiki contains information on how to: Sync your calendar to Google calendar Sync Google calendar wirelessly real time over Nueva Sync Enter events into your calendar via “Jott” Use Jott to send text messages by voice   Managing Your Calendar   With the introduction of the push service it is now possible to make additions to your Google Calendar almost instantaneously.   In order to do this you will need to hook up your iPhone to an Exchange Server to give you the real time updates.   WARNING – If you set frequent pushes it will eat your battery time... read more

Mobile Phone Signal And Battery Meters

Why does the first bar of the battery life take 36 hours to go away, and the other 3 seem to vanish in 10 minutes? How do my calls get dropped when I CLEARLY have full bars? Read on m'friend.     Battery Meters We're in a world that sends robots to outerspace, has cured innumerable diseases, and FINALLY allows us to play Super Monkey Ball using accelerometers on a portable device - you'd think we'd be able to measure the amount of charge on a battery. Truth is, we can - and accurately too. But you'd never know it in your every day life...36 hours to dissipate all the... read more

Cell Phone Acronyms

  • by teej

Commonly used Acronyms on the Mobile Huddle Please add/edit as appropriate   3G - third generation wireless data networks. These typically provide 'near-broadband' speed.   4G - fourth generation wireless data networks.   AGL - Above Ground Level   AMSL - Above mean sea level   B2B - Business to Business   CC - Customer Care or Credit Card   CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access   EDGE - Enhanced Data for Global Evolution - an upgrade to GSM data technology that triples speeds over standard GPRS.   ESN - 'Electronic Serial Number' - unique 8-digit hex number assigned to... read more

Which Model Is My Blackberry Pearl

It's time to review my BlackBerry Pearl, so the whole world knows what a perfectly unexciting alternative to an iPhone it is. But which model am I reviewing? Some might groan at the obviousness of my suggestion here, but it took me the help of Yahoo Answers to figure it out for sure.   I know different models and rebrandings have slightly different user interfaces, but if you can get into the Settings submenu from the main screen, then it's cake:   From the Settings submenu, select "Options" by pressing on the scrollwheel At the top of the list is "About".... read more

How To Unlock Cell Phones

  • by teej

Some cell phones are locked to a particular carrier.  This is often the case when you purchase directly from a carrier or one of their affiliates.  In order to use a 'locked' phone on another network, it must be 'unlocked.'  This can be as simple as calling your carrier, sometimes special software is required, other times it must be sent off for a company/service to handle, and rarely it's actually impossible.   Many carriers have a policy of only offering an unlock code (or service) once your contract has expired, although as noted below, there are frequently... read more

Upgrade Treo 700p To 755p

Upgrading a Treo 700p to 755p (Free!) Because of a third-party firmware patch, it is now possible to install the Treo 755p's 1.0.7 firmware release on your Treo 700p. The release is mainly a bug-fix and stablity release, so don't expect new features (unless you consider not resetting all the time a feature!)   Here's how to do it: 0) Make sure you're running the latest 700p update from Palm before you try to upgrade to the 755p version. As of this writing, that was v1.10. 1) Download the new ROM from this link:  (You'll have to deal... read more

Cell Phone Tips And Tricks

These are some cell phone tips and tricks that a lot of users don't know about.   1. Checking your minutes and other information   Verizon: Balance - #225 Minutes - #646   Sprint: Minutes - *4   T-Mobile: Balance - #225# Minutes - #646# Messages - #674#   AT&T/Cingular Minutes - *646#   2. Skipping someone's voicemail greeting*   Verizon: press *   Sprint: press 1   T-Mobile: press #   AT&T/Cingular: press #   *You have to know which carrier the person you're calling has for this to work. read more

Laws On Talking On Cell Phones While Driving

Laws on Talking on Cell Phones While Driving When trying to understand the laws on talking on cell phones while driving, you have to realize that these are not all internationally accepted. What you may be accustomed to at home may not be the same if you travel elsewhere in the world or even within your own country. Some jurisdictions allow the use of cell phones as long as you use a handsfree headset, particularly those with wireless Bluetooth technology. Others have banned the use of cell phones altogether while behind the wheel.   United States of America There is an... read more

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