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Old 11-29-2008, 02:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The recent events in India where several folks kept aware of the rescue efforts using their blackberry's had a couple of us talking. They reported about a 'network' kept them in touch. Do you think there was an external source that coordinated the communication or is there some way for a blackberry to 'find' other blackberry's in this type of situation.

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Old 11-29-2008, 03:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There is no way to "find" other blackberrys. They probably just accessed a website or just got info via email.
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BT contact push? o.O.
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Blackberry doesn't transfer addresses via bluetooth.
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Maybe they just PIN messaged each other with details. "I'm in room 403, back corner by the sink..." kind of stuff.
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