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BlackBerry software Deal-of-the-Day: TetherBerry

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TetherBerry is a simple way to tether your BlackBerry to your laptop. The app involves installing a connector to your desktop, as well as the software to your device.

This app used to take some tweaking in your Internet settings to get it to work, but the latest builds have eradicated much of that. Also, while it requires that you are connected via USB, the company is working on a Bluetooth solution.

TetherBerry is normally priced at $49.95, but it is now available for $24.98.

BlackBerry to Mac tether solution TetherBerry now more stable

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TetherBerry is an app that everybody wants, but is still in its beta phase. The company has surely been getting a ton of user feedback and support questions, due to the complex nature of tethering.

They have been working hard over the past couple of weeks to make their Mac beta more stable and thanks to your feedback, they have released a new updated version. Unfortunately, this version is still only compatible with Mac OS X Leopard, but the next step is making it available for Tiger.

Sign up for the TetherBerry Mac Beta and try the latest updates.

Tether your BlackBerry to your laptop – BETA test now

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TetherBerry is the latest app to help you tether your BlackBerry to your laptop. The app allows you access to the internet on your laptop through your BlackBerry’s data plan anywhere where there is network coverage. The launch date is March 9th, at which time the free BETA testing will finish. Make sure you sign up now!

The Beta has been recently updated to be compatible with 64 bit OS and can also handle UDP. When you sign up as a Beta tester, you’ll get a link to download on your PC and device. The software is not yet compatible with Mac but expect compatibility soon. Install and boot up the app, connect your device and you’ll be browsing the internet immediately with zero hassle!

Learn more and sign up for the BETA test here.

How to: tether your Linux notebook to your BlackBerry

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Ever wanted to tether your Linux notebook to your BlackBerry? Me neither, but I have wanted to tether my MacBook to my BlackBerry, and considering the difficulties getting that done, I can sympathize with an even more marginalized demographic.

Interested Linux users will need to download Barry, an open source application that not only allows you to tether your BlackBerry to your Linux notebook, but also provides synchronization, backup and restore and program management options. Here’s a full list of Barry’s services:

    * charge your Blackberry’s battery from your USB port
    * retrieve Address Book, Email, Calendar, Service Book, Memos, Tasks, PIN Messages, Saved Email, and Folders
    * export Address Book contacts in text or LDAP LDIF format
    * make full data backups and restores of your device using a GUI
    * synchronize contacts and calendar items using the OpenSync framework
    * use the Blackberry as a modem

To download Barry and find instructions on how to get started, click the link below.

Barry – BlackBerry synchronization for Linux

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Canadian charged $85k in mobile web charges

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CashmoneyHeh, some poor shmuck in Calgary thought that that his “unlimited mobile web browsing” plan with Bell included tethered connections to his PC. So, after some regular usage, including downloading high-def movies over his KRZR’s connection, Piotr Staniaszek got a beefy bill in the mail amounting to almost $85,000. Luckily, Bell wasn’t completely heartless, and were willing to knock down the charge to $5,000, but that’s still a pretty expensive lesson to learn.

Motorola Q 9h gets BlackBerry Connect

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Q9hOne more device has joined the ranks of BlackBerry emulation: AT&T’s Motorola Q9h. What do you have to gain from signing up to BlackBerry Connect? Well, you’ve got three plans available.

*PDA Enterprise Unlimited for BlackBerry Connect – allows unlimited corporate (BlackBerry Enterprise Server) and personal (BlackBerry Internet Service) email plus web browsing and other data usage
*PDA Enterprise Unlimited for BlackBerry Connect + Tethering – allows the above services, plus using the device as a modem for your laptop
*PDA Enterprise Unlimited for BlackBerry Connect + Tethering + Cellular Video – allows the above services, plus Cellular Video service on your device

We’ll try not to judge you for leaving the BlackBerry while still clinging to the services, but no guarantees.