Monthly Archive for August, 2005

JabpLite Free Finance Program For The Blackberry

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JapbLite
JabpLite is a freeware personal finance program built-in Java MIDP which will work on a range of devices including Blackberry devices. Although not as robust or refined as other commercial offerings, it is very hard to beat free.

Some JapbLite features are:

* Multiple accounts
* Default and user-defined categories
* Regular transactions (ie. save the transactions you do regularly)
* Track your investments
* Standing Orders (yearly, monthly, daily with any frequency), automatically generated on the due dates
* Future Balance calculations (see if you will have enough money to last until pay day!)
* Net worth calculation
* Top ten expense categories (see where your money is going!)
* Foreign currency accounts with automatic revaluation when FX rates change

To download, point your Blackberry Browser to:

http://www.freepoc.org/download/midp2

Click on more to see some screenshots …

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Provisioning Blackberry Internet Service from Handheld

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BIS Provisioning
You can provisioning your BlackBerry Internet Service account from your handheld with the wireless application protocol (WAP) browser. You will need to know, that some new phones may have an older OS loaded and you won’t get the Autostart program. The description and screen shots below provide a walkthough of this process.

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Indosat and Nokia Launch BlackBerry Connect with the Nokia 9300 smartphone and Nokia 9500

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Nokia 9300
Indosat, Nokia and Research In Motion today introduced BlackBerry Connect for the Nokia 9300 smartphone and Nokia 9500 Communicator to Indosat customers in Indonesia. RIM’s BlackBerry Connect licensing program allows users of the Nokia 9300 and Nokia 9500 to connect to proven and popular BlackBerry services while maintaining the existing Nokia device capabilities. BlackBerry provides an efficient and reliable communications platform that can automatically deliver email to the Nokia devices with support for attachment viewing as well remote address lookup and up-to-date calendar information.

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EDGE Growth Continues

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Two new surveys by GSA – the Global mobile Suppliers Association has found that 96 GSM/EDGE networks, triple the number of 12 months ago, are delivering commercial EDGE-enabled services today in 60 countries. The breakdown is 38 commercial networks in 26 countries in Europe, 17 in Asia, 32 in 18 countries/territories in the Americas, with the remaining 9 live networks in 7 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

The survey identifies a total of 153 network operators in 85 countries committed to the EDGE upgrade (compared to 106 networks in 64 countries 12 months ago). The regional split is 60 EDGE network deployments in the Americas, 54 in Europe, 26 in Asia, and 13 in the Middle East and Africa. Many more networks are expected to launch EDGE-enabled commercial services in the coming months.

The GSM/EDGE Devices survey by GSA confirms 143 GSM/EDGE-enabled devices now launched in the market, from 23 suppliers. More than 110 GSM/EDGE-enabled devices have been launched in the past 12 months.

GSA also confirms that 48 operators are now operating or deploying combined EDGE-WCDMA networks.

Cerience Brings Document Viewing to BlackBerry Devices

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Cerience
Cerience Corporation today announced the immediate availability of RepliGoâ„¢ Professional for BlackBerry. Mobile professionals now have a single, integrated solution for high fidelity viewing of critical business documents.

RepliGo Professional Highlights:

True Document Viewing. Documents look like their desktop counterpart with original fonts, graphics and tables intact, enabling confident access to information, improved collaboration, communication and productivity.

Triple Point Optimizationâ„¢. RepliGo Professional streamlines document viewing over wireless by adding intelligence to documents at the server, compressing them for wireless delivery and accelerating them for true document viewing on mobile devices.

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Study Shows No Link Between Mobile Phone Use And Tumors

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We can all breath a bit easier, a new study has show using a mobile phone doesn’t increase the risk of developing nervous system tumors that occur close to where mobile phones are held to a user’s head according to a study conducted by The Institute of Cancer, published Tuesday. The study took place in the U.K., Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, where mobile phones were introduced relatively early. Data was collected from 4,231 people, 678 of whom had acoustic neuroma – benign tumors that grow in the nerve that connects the ear and inner ear to the brain.

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