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Old 12-26-2006, 12:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Anybody know a way to keep the flash on the camera so you can use the pearl as a flashlight? I know its a phone, but comes in handy as other phones had the option to keep up on the flash. Thanks!
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not sure how to keep the pearl on but you can download the free software from getjar.com, its called flashlight i think..pretty much turns the whole screen into a blank screen with color options..white being the brightest works ok for me
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I use it as a flashlight with a white metallic picture showing. I'm on OS .42 so I can turn autodim off and get a reasonable light level out of the 8100. Of course I have to either keep pressing a key and/or turn up the timeout to keep it on. Works great in a dimly lit environment.
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I wake up every morning before anyone else in my house, and use my Pearl daily as my guide from my room, to the towel closet, to the bathroom. I have a white and black background with 75% of the image being white, so it works well. Sorry I don't know of a way to turn the flash on.
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I wake up every morning before anyone else in my house, and use my Pearl daily as my guide from my room, to the towel closet, to the bathroom. I have a white and black background with 75% of the image being white, so it works well. Sorry I don't know of a way to turn the flash on.
ditto....I do the same. The BB can be used for everything...well almost... If only I could shave with it...hmmmmm
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There is an application called BlinkBerry that offers a flashlight option using the BlackBerry's LED.
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BlinkBerry Link:

greentechmobile.com/blinkberry/

It costs $10, but does have a free trial. Seems a bit much when a white image will do the trick as a pretty good light source, but...
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The trial version never expires, it just restricts functionality. The flashlight is not restricted.
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