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Old 01-08-2010, 05:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I am new to this BB world, and have just gotten my Bold a few days ago.

I have noticed that there are 4 diferrent Browsers in my handheld:

- Blackberry Browser
This browser seems to make connection to the Internet using the BES/BIS service, but it can't use the WiFi connection. I noticed a few web site that I can't access using this browser.

- Internet Browser
This browser can use both BES/BIS and also WiFi. It can access the websites that Blackberry browser can't.

- HotSpot Browser
Same behaviour as the Internet Browser

- My carrier's WAP Browser
When I launch it, it takes me to my carrier website


Could someone please shed me a light as to why there are 4 different browsers? How do they work?

I have a limited monthly BIS 1GB quota, but 'pay as you go' 3G data plan. So, I want to make sure that the browser I use will always access the Internet through my BIS utlizing the quota.
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No.
Hotspot - ONLY wi-fi.
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No.
Hotspot - ONLY wi-fi.
Yes, you're right... I have just tested it HotSpot needs WiFi. I turned off the WiFi, and found that it can't access Google but it can access Blackberry sites and websites linked from there (e.g. Reuters) so I thought it was accessing Internet too.
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for your comfortable, just using internet browser
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