How to use a BlackBerry as Modem!

Would you like to use your BlackBerry as a Modem?

 

***  NOTE  ***

Blackberry Desktop Software must be installed and running in order to use a

Blackberry as a tethered modem


**  Check with your carrier to make sure no additional charges will apply for Tethering  ** [Read more…]

Making the right change…Choosing a cell plan!

Choosing the Right Cell Phone Plan!

I recently had some changes to my wireless usage, and decided it was time to find a new plan.

 

But figuring out what voice plan is right called for some serious consideration.

 

I did not want a significant increase in my monthly charges, but knew my usage was about to increase, and most of the new usage would be long distance. What to do…. [Read more…]

BlackBerry Replacement Under Warranty Through Rogers!

Does Your BlackBerry Need Warranty Servicing? 

Having your BlackBerry break down on you is not an ideal situation to be in!

 

We know – You rely on your BlackBerry everyday for multiple functions, and just can’t go with out it. So Now What? What will you do and how will you get along without your BlackBerry while it’s in for service? 

 

Did you know that if your unit is still under warranty, the replacement process is fairly painless? What a relief!  [Read more…]

Why You Need Telecom Expense Management

Why Do You Need Telecom Expense Management?

 

There are many different reasons why organizations and their people may require Telecom Expense Management.

 

I am sure that you can relate to some or all of these reasons:

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Things your cell phone can do — DEBUNKED!

Can Your Cell Phone Do This?

 
Many of you have likely seen the below email that has been circulating – and you were likely curious about it just as I was!

 

So in attempts to demystify these elusive emails – I have personally tried them (with the help of a co-worker in the office) and based on our efforts – they DO NOT work!

RESULTS: See notes in RED beside each!

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Getting the Most Out of Your Blackberry Battery

Is Your Blackberry Battery Dead Again?

Has this happened to you before?

 

You are on a call on the way home from work (and of course you are wearing your headset) , when you suddenly realize that you haven’t heard anything from the other party for a while (not a word or sigh).

 

Did you drop the call – were you driving through a Dead Zone  – did they hang up on you? Nope, Nope and Nope! You look at your Blackberry and realize with horror that your device is dead. UGH! [Read more…]

Your Mobile Carrier Would Rather You NOT Know This!!

 "From the Fence with JP"

NEWS FLASH …. Carriers make mistakes! OK, so that’s not much of a news flash. Granted, everyone makes mistakes, but the frequency of errors on cell phone bills is shockingly high. 

 

Don’t think for a minute that the carrier will find these mistakes themselves and automatically correct them. If you do not identify the error and get it corrected yourself then you are potentially out of luck and out of $$!

 

Does your plan give you free minutes? Are you actually getting these free minutes? One of the most common mistakes made by carriers is charging for minutes that were supposed to be free. [Read more…]

How to Back-Up Data on Your Blackberry

Backing Up Your Blackberry Data!

There are several reasons why you may lose data on your Blackberry and none of them are usually planned.

 

It is a good idea to back up the data on your Blackberry regularly to minimize the problems when something happens to your device. [Read more…]

Managing the Manager Report

Tele-Watch Reports on Managing your Manager Report!  

 

How do you manage your managers wireless expense management? 

 

Seeing all the wireless communication billing reported in one consistent format is what Tele-Watch is about, but more than that, allocating units to their respective manager will allow a quick glance at the Manager Report to give a broad picture of the company’s spending patterns, control and budgetary compliance.  [Read more…]

Cold Fingers: Touch Screen Compatible Gloves

Touch Screen Gloves – Who Would Have Thought?

Lately around here, it has been bitter cold. Now call me a wuss, but when it is 30 below, I don’t like to go outside period, let alone go outside without being bundled up with hats, mitts and scarf.  However, for some touchscreen owners, those nice warm gloves that you have on make it very hard to, say, answer a call without taking off your glove.

 

For those who still have resistive touchscreen phones, this may not be a problem. Because this type of screen is activated by the pressure you apply to it, you can still use it with your gloves on,  or for more accuracy a stylus.  However, this is an older technology, and newer phones often use capacitive touchscreen. [Read more…]