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Old 08-20-2006, 12:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've noticed more and more of the sites I frequent on my BB are now asking me to upgrade my browser.. A new problem that just arose was from my bank, which I can no longer log into.

Usually it says I'm on explorer 3.0 and I need to upgrade. Is there an upgrade coming from RIM? should I contact them directly about this issue?
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Old 08-20-2006, 01:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No, there is no updated web browser for the BlackBerry. Contact RIM if you want, but I would't expect much. All mobile device browsers are slimmed down versions of what you can expect to get on a PC. Have you tried Opera Mini? Maybe it will work.

If you want to complain to someone, complain to your bank and ask for mobile compliant access to their site. I doubt that will get you anywhere either. Your bank is more concerned about the security of the site vs gaining access on a mobile device. This is coming from someone who spent the last 5 years working in IT at a large bank.
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Old 08-20-2006, 01:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (Cingular 7130c: BlackBerry7130/4.1.0 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/102)

You can try changing the emulation mode. Might help.
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Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry8700/4.1.0 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/149)

Well my bank has a WAP site and allows transactions after punching in a special security code for WAP users. All this for a small annual fee. I used to access this on my Nokia Communicator and now on my BB 8700. Check if your bank has a full-fledged WAP site.

Hey and I pray that they get an updated browser soon. I hope that it allows flash too.
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