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Old 09-30-2008, 06:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Folks, here is a description of a new, yet unintended function of your BB.
The other day we had a local power outage and as folks know when the power goes at night it can very dark. Of course the flashlights and candles are nicely tucked away since the last outage and are generally not at one's finger tips.

Try using your BB as a light source to help get you around. I tend to keep my screen on High and disable the auto dim feature. The BB screen throws off enough light to allow you get around without smashing your shins on the furniture or all the stuff you left in the way of where you stored the flashlights and candles! It is also useful to use to let the power company know you don't have power!!
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I just use the flash on my camera, even better.
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Funny that some people will pay for that feature.

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Probably "eats" batteries too!
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Well it's not a lamp. I'd imagine you could get several hours out of the flash if you needed it though.
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