Use Blackberry As Flash Drive

Nobody carries a flash drive these days and it is always easy to get your Blackberry to double up as a flash drive to store important files, music,etc. Fortunately, unlike many other closed platforms, Blackberry makes it simple to turn your mobile phone into a USB driver for file  back up. Here is how you will proceed

Step 1 : Download the Blackberry USB and Modem Drivers package (ver 4.5 or ver 4.6) on to your desktop computer

Step 2 : After you download either of the two version files, double click to install the package on your computer

Step 3 : Activate the USB Mass storage mode on your Blackberry. To do so, navigate to Home Screen -> Options -> Media Card. Set the configuration as follows

Media Card Support: On
Encryption Mode: None
Mass Storage Mode Support: On
Auto enable Mass Storage Mode When Connected: Prompt
Total Space: 999.9MB
Free Space: 999.9MB

Step 4 : Plug your Blackberry device to your computer. You shall be prompted with “Do you want to activate USB Mass Storage Mode?“. Click on Yes

Step 5 : You’re done. Confirm this by visiting your Windows Explorer. You will now see your Blackberry as among the list of hard drives

Root Your Android Phone In Three Steps

The iPhone jailbreakers are a well thriving community headed by experts like Geohot and the Dev team. While the availability of a more open ecosystem on the Android has meant that users looking to root their Android handsets are not in great numbers, there is still a demand for it since rooting your Android handset will help you install customized ROMs that will add speed and stability to your handset.

Here is a three step process to root your Android phone (including Motorola Droid, Nexus One, etc.)

Step 1 : Download and extract the Superboot zip file to your computer

Step 2 : Put your handset in bootloader mode. To do so, turn off your phone, remove the battery, plug in the USB cable and reinsert the battery when the battery icon appears. Now switch on the power button while holding down the camera button. Alternately, if you have a trackball on your handset, simply turn off the phone and turn it back on while pressing and holding the trackball.

Note : This does not work for Nexus One users. These users may click here

Step 3 : If you are on Windows, double click “install-superboot-windows.bat” file.

Mac users need to open the terminal window to the folder containing the files and have to type

chmod +x install-superboot-mac.sh

followed by

./install-superboot-mac.sh

Linux users need to open the terminal window to the folder and type

chmod +x install-superboot-linux.sh

followed by

./install-superboot-linux.sh

The rooting is complete.

Set Up Three-Way Calling On Blackberry

Setting up a three-way call on your Blackberry is pretty simple. Follow these steps below to get going. You can also use this method to set up conferencing with as many people as you choose.

Setting Up Three Way Call

Step 1 : Connect with the first caller by either making the call yourself or receiving a call from the other end

Step 2 : Once the connection is established, press the green colored talk button (on the top left of the keypad)

Step 3 : You will now be prompted to enter the name or number of the third person. Enter the details and press the green button again to establish the second call

Step 4 : Your second connection will now be established. Press the Menu button to view the options window.

Step 5 : Press ‘Join‘ to set up the three way call

To Disconnect One Caller

Step 1 : When the three way call is set up, press the menu button to open the options window

Step 2 : A list of options appear. Select ‘End Call

Step 3 : You will now be presented the list of callers. Select the caller to disconnect and confirm. You have disconnected the caller.