Say hello to MacBerry

Summary:BlackBerry users shouldn't worry about the ongoing litigation with U.S. patent holding company NTP too much now the RIM has publicly announced a workaround if an injunction shuts down U.S. sales and service of the popular handheld email device. Mac users will soon have a new way to make the BlackBerry a little more Mac-like...

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BlackBerry users shouldn't worry about the ongoing litigation with U.S. patent holding company NTP too much now the RIM has publicly announced a workaround if an injunction shuts down U.S. sales and service of the popular handheld email device.

Mac users will soon have a new way to make the BlackBerry a little more Mac-like. An upcoming version of the BlackBerry operating system, version 4.1, allows you to more easily install third party themes. Kristina at the WordUp blog has the details on installing a Mac OS X-looking theme on a Blackberry 7100.

As if I needed one more reason to love my Blackberry 7100, I just found out the new soon to be released operating system (OS 4.1) allows for much more customization including the ability to download third party themes.

For those of you like me who can't wait, downloading 4.1 takes a bit of extra doing but is possible by accessing the version from Hong Kong. Don't let these extra few steps stop you though because the new operating system feels more stable and has plenty of options to drool over. For Mac addicts like me, the MacBerry theme is a dream come true!
You can grab the 4.1 download link at WordUp.

 

Topics: BlackBerry

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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