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Old 08-10-2007, 02:37 PM   #30 (permalink)
Mark Rejhon
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Me -- I prefer GPS over WiFi. The reception is so good around here, and WiFi isn't going to speed things up. If I need WiFi, I'll use my laptop for that instead. Although WiFi may save on Canadian data, I'm already on the $100 data plan which, while expensive, does give me enough download to surf to my heart's content now...
Originally Posted by BallHawk3 View Post
EDGE speed has been killing me lately. I have an EV-DO bb as well, not a HUGE difference but its starting to become a nusiance cause i'm starting to use the browser even more.
Try Opera Mini 4 -- I find it a little faster than BlackBerry Browser. Its user interface is unfamiliar, but as long as I avoid the scrollwheel (and use the 2/4/6/8 keys to scroll around, and 5 to zoom in/out ala Wii/iPhone style), I also find it loads webpages faster than BlackBerry browser does, if image compression is turned to a high level.

Also, for web browsing from a laptop, try Propel (Internet Accelerator, Internet Accelerator Download, Web Accelerator, Dial-Up Accelerators) which is a good brand of a dialup accelerator boosts the web browsing speed about 4 or 5 times when surfing on a laptop tethered to a BlackBerry. It's also good for saving data when on Canadian plans like me. (make sure to turn off progressive download)
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