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Showing posts from October, 2009

The Amazon Kindle Comes To The UK

It's finally here. The Amazon Kindle is now available to order through According to the Amazon website it will use the 3G  network but without any mobile phone contracts. With access to 250, 000 books and newspapers such as New York Times and The Daily Mail this is looking extremely tempting even to the owner of a Sony E-Reader like myself. The device will cost $279 and can be bought here: Is anyone thinking of getting it? Let me know if you are and why.Image from

Blackberry Bold Caller Exception Tip

I recently picked up a BlackBerry Bold and I must say I love it. I would tend to put my phone onto silent at night and this has led me to miss a few important calls. So when I got the BlackBerry I wondered if it had anything up it's sleeve to prevent this and it does. I thought I'd blog this tip for anyone who hasn't found it but is interested.1. From the home screen navigate to the profiles menu item and select it.2. Scroll to beyond the bottom of the screen, after Off, and you'll find an option for Advanced.3. Select it and you'll see an option called "Use Active Profile Except for:". Scroll down to the check box "Important Calls"4. Press the BlackBerry key and select Edit from the menu.5. In the resulting screen you will be able to choose the contacts from whom a different profile can be used, the profile the phone should use when they contact you and finally the ring tone for any incoming calls.6. Once you've made the changes press the …