Archive | 8100 Series

Voice memo

The Blackberry 8100 does not include a voice memo feature. But you can use the Send Voice Note app for a simple and quick way to input voice notes. Here’s what to do: 1: Make an address book entry with the first name of “Voice Memo”. Enter only a dummy email address into the Voice […]

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Additional information on memory leaks on the 8100

Here is some information from **(wireless provider name removed)** that might be of use to some of us experiencing memory leak problems:(Thanks to BobRoss @ for collecting this information) RIM has identified a design problem with the way that controls within the media application have been implemented. In the media options (“Media Application” > […]

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What video and audio formats are supported??

Supported Video Formats MPEG-4 Part 2 (Simple Profile and bvop, including DivX 4) File formats – .avi, .3gp, .mp4, .mov Video – Up to 320 x 240, up to 800 kbps, up to 30 frames per second H.263 (Profile 0 & Profile 3) File formats – .avi, .3gp, .mp4, .mov Video – up to 320 […]

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How do I make a customized ringtone for an email sender?

Actually there is a non-direct way. It involves creating a new Profile (you could name it for that contact, let’s say “Bob”). In that Profile, named “Bob”, set the ringtone for SMS, mail, phone, etc., that you want from that contact to notify you. Next, in your normal “active” profile (i.e., the profile you use) […]

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8100 Disassembly

Disassembly of BlackBerry 8100 Instructions Written, and created by Tom Glogowski (Guess) of Important! Please be sure you have the proper tools for this disassembly, as well as a dust free environment you can create. I recommend that latex gloves be used to prevent fingerprints from showing on the lcd and other visible areas. […]

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How do I encode video for the 8100 / 8300 / 8800?

There are a couple methods that have proven successful Method 1: Will output to an mpeg4 .avi file: Download the MPlayer encoder from here: You don’t need the codec pack for encoding to the proper format for the 8100 Then in an MS DOS window encode with: mencoder -vf scale=240:180 <input file> -o <output […]

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