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Old 12-17-2009, 04:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello ,

I just want to know how the Blackberry device locks while entering it into holster
it is a photo cell ? or other technology ?

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Old 12-17-2009, 05:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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There is a magnet in the holster and a magnetic sensor in the BlackBerry. The BB is programmed to go into sleep mode when this sensor is triggered.
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Or magic! ;)
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^+1. Definitely magic. Black magic, actually.
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Wirelessly posted (White and Nerdy)

Its more of a mix of black and white magic... Like a penguin so to speak ;)
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Or just plain black-berry magic
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Old 12-17-2009, 09:28 AM   #7 (permalink)
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There is a magnet in the holster and a magnetic sensor in the BlackBerry. The BB is programmed to go into sleep mode when this sensor is triggered.
- and lock your berry if security is enabled.
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I withdraw my explanation. I'm going with black magic too.
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Its much like modern laptops. There is a magnet and a magnetic sensor.
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Yes it is true , i tried it with outside magnet and it is locked...
Thanks 4 the info...and thx 4 those who have high sense of humor
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