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Forum: Aftermarket Software 05-16-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 29,341
Posted By obijohn
Sorry to hijack your thread, but I wrote a...

Sorry to hijack your thread, but I wrote a countdown timer a little while ago. The main thread on it is here...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-30-2007, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By obijohn
The Chronograph mentioned above is a great...

The Chronograph mentioned above is a great general-purpose stopwatch/timer with lots of features. If you're just looking for a countdown timer, there's also this one...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-30-2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,709
Posted By obijohn
This is kind of an inconvenient way of doing it,...

This is kind of an inconvenient way of doing it, but you could use GrandCentral, which is free. When you receive a call, you have the option of recording the call (press 4 during a GrandCentral call...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-28-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,478
Posted By obijohn
Yeah, what I thought. They messed up on the 4.1...

Yeah, what I thought. They messed up on the 4.1 update for the 7100t, and have now moved on to greener pastures. Oh well, it is kinda getting a little long in the tooth...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-28-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,478
Posted By obijohn
Thanks for verifying that it works, but have you...

Thanks for verifying that it works, but have you checked it while a bluetooth headset is connected? I should have mentioned this before, but the speakerphone shortcut works for me only when I don't...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-28-2007, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,478
Posted By obijohn
Yes, I've done a battery pull. As I said, the...

Yes, I've done a battery pull. As I said, the shortcut has been gone for a while, and it's not just a glitch on my device (everything else works fine, and the "OP[.]" key is fine and works as...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-27-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By obijohn
Huh? There are lots of keyboard shortcuts. See...

Huh? There are lots of keyboard shortcuts. See Keyboard Shortcuts for BlackBerry 7100 device (http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=KB03751) for the full...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-27-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,478
Posted By obijohn
shortcut for speakerphone no longer works?

I can't remember the last time I was able to use the "OP" speakerphone shortcut key on my 7100t, but it sure doesn't work now. I've got OS4.1 but it worked when I got the device when it had OS4.0....
Forum: Aftermarket Software 11-16-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,900
Posted By obijohn
The one linked to above is the Magmic game, which...

The one linked to above is the Magmic game, which looks pretty but limits the number of boards.

The version I like is 5ud0ku (the number 5 instead of an "s", and a zero instead of the letter "o")....
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-20-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By obijohn
That's the version I have too. Install Google...

That's the version I have too. Install Google Services and it will keep it up-to-date for you.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-20-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,216
Posted By obijohn
Actually that doesn't work, you will get your own...

Actually that doesn't work, you will get your own voicemail since the number you're calling from is one of your numbers listed with GC. You can still do it, but on your mobile browser you would need...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-20-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,216
Posted By obijohn
Actually, it's only unlimited inbound calling,...

Actually, it's only unlimited inbound calling, and you need to make sure the GC Caller ID option is set to show your GC number and not the caller's actual number. Oh wait! To make a call to someone...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-17-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By obijohn
I actually laughed out loud when I read that. :D

I actually laughed out loud when I read that. :D
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-13-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 52,264
Posted By obijohn
patrickh, I don't mean to hijack your thread, but...

patrickh, I don't mean to hijack your thread, but while I was looking for an RPN calculator with financial functions I found this:
SourceForge.net: HorsePower Files...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-13-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 19,490
Posted By obijohn
I can't believe no one else has mentioned...

I can't believe no one else has mentioned CallWave either. There is no app to install. You can be notified via SMS or email. With email notification, it includes the "gist" transcription AND attaches...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 07-11-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,509
Posted By obijohn
I spent an entire day downloading and trying...

I spent an entire day downloading and trying every tetris clone I could find, and here are some quick impressions (all tested on a 7100).

By far the best version I have found is the ifone version...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 06-13-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,137
Posted By obijohn
So, let me get this straight. Hours are single...

So, let me get this straight. Hours are single long vibrations, minutes are short vibrations representing a multiple of the actual minutes (total minutes in an hour divided by 5), seconds are shorter...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-22-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,677
Posted By obijohn
Would this (link)...

Would this (link) (http://www.blackberryforums.com/aftermarket-software/45522-new-countdown-timer-need-opinions.html) work?
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-22-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By obijohn
So let me get this straight. A second product had...

So let me get this straight. A second product had to be written to fix the installation problems caused by the new version? I'm not trying to be rude, but I've had my device for 2.5 years and this is...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 01-22-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By obijohn
MultiAlarm 3.0 trial installation is broken when...

MultiAlarm 3.0 trial installation is broken when replacing the preview version 1.0.x (at least for me on my 7100). In fact, it is so broken that it is now impossible to uninstall MultiAlarm fully or...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-23-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Try to refresh your BB browser. Scroll up, so...

Try to refresh your BB browser. Scroll up, so that you're off the "Download" button, click the trackwheel and select "Refresh".

This is an issue with the cache on your BB browser, not the download...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-23-2006, 06:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
I just uploaded version 0.6, which adds the...

I just uploaded version 0.6, which adds the requested "zoom" feature with a handy "z" shortcut key and 4 zoom levels.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-10-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
I'm still trying to decide the best way to...

I'm still trying to decide the best way to implement a "maximize" or "zoom" feature and I'm trying out a few ideas. So far, I'm not all that impressed with anything I've tried.

It's been almost 2...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 10-10-2006, 05:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
It sounds like you are expecting the "Mosquito"...

It sounds like you are expecting the "Mosquito" checkbox to enable/disable the sound. The "Mosquito" checkbox is really just a toggle switch for the tune which will play. If it's unchecked, the...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-28-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Thanks, glad you can use it! I'm batting around...

Thanks, glad you can use it! I'm batting around the idea of incorporating a "Maximize" option, which would probably do what you want. The next couple of 0.5.x releases are just going to be bug fixes...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-28-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
New version 0.5.2 uploaded, with just a couple of...

New version 0.5.2 uploaded, with just a couple of usability fixes. Maximum time entry is enforced, especially in the secondary alert fields. Hopefully this will help clear up any remaining confusion...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-27-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Okay, maybe I should explain it better in the...

Okay, maybe I should explain it better in the docs. Basically, the time value you input into the main time entry field ("Start T") is corrected for you if it doesn't match the format a clock would...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-27-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
With the latest release (0.5.1) all the features...

With the latest release (0.5.1) all the features which have been suggested that I think should be included are there, and most of the major bugs have been ironed out (I think, I hope). I don't plan...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-27-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Inphektion, I notice you mentioned you ran it on...

Inphektion, I notice you mentioned you ran it on a Pearl, so I switched back over to the 8100 simulator. Everything seems to work fine, the secondary alerts sound when they are supposed to, no random...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-27-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Inphektion, the exception you saw was probably...

Inphektion, the exception you saw was probably caused by pressing the Start button with a blank timer or alert field. This bug has been fixed in version 0.5 (just uploaded). Also, make sure your...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-27-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
First, there is a stupid bug with the "vibrate...

First, there is a stupid bug with the "vibrate only" setting. This is probably what you're describing. It is fixed in the latest update (version 0.5) which I should be uploading some time this...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-25-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
It works perfectly in the 8100 Simulator (the...

It works perfectly in the 8100 Simulator (the Simulator even "shakes" when it vibrates). In the simulator, on the device itself, I went to Options->About and it says "v4.2.0.42 (Platform)" so I don't...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-25-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Okay, I downloaded the 8100 Simulator (for some...

Okay, I downloaded the 8100 Simulator (for some reason it wasn't included in the Simulator Pack for the JDE), and the alerts, both tone and vibrate, all work fine. Are you sure you didn't have your...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-25-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Hmm, that's very odd. I'm pretty sure the 8100...

Hmm, that's very odd. I'm pretty sure the 8100 uses OS version 4.2, could you check your version for me? The tone and vibrate functions should work on all OS versions 4.0 and up, at least according...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-25-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
One possibility I've played around with is having...

One possibility I've played around with is having a high-pitched chromatic scale ascending very rapidly. This is not really louder but it is more noticeable (the alert is already at 100% volume, some...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-25-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Hmm, that's very odd. I'm pretty sure the 8100...

Hmm, that's very odd. I'm pretty sure the 8100 uses OS version 4.2, could you check your version for me? The tone and vibrate functions should work on all OS versions 4.0 and up, at least according...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-25-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
There are a couple of problems with this. 1)...

There are a couple of problems with this.
1) Implementing the feature you describe requires code signing keys issued by RIM (and paid for by the developer). Since I'm releasing this free, I can't...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-24-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Ok, suggestions again incorporated into new...

Ok, suggestions again incorporated into new version. See first post in thread.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-24-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Will do. Can't believe I didn't catch that one...

Will do. Can't believe I didn't catch that one myself!

Good idea. With the shortcut minimize keys and double-ESC, I can probably remove the Minimize button altogether. Should I leave it, or no?
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-24-2006, 08:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
I've incorporated some of the suggested changes....

I've incorporated some of the suggested changes. See the first post in this thread for the updated readme.txt file which explains all the changes.

Enjoy!
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-22-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Hmmm, this sort of sounds like a cascading alert....

Hmmm, this sort of sounds like a cascading alert. I realize it's not what you meant exactly, but it is another nice idea (I think). For example, a cascading alert would sound whenever the remaining...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-22-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Done (I hope). I've enlarged the countdown...

Done (I hope). I've enlarged the countdown display and given it a slightly different font, so it's much more visible. As for the time selection field, what I've done with my latest version (not yet...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-06-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 25,365
Posted By obijohn
Used to. The free version available from...

Used to. The free version available from mobile.blacberry.com is fully functional.
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 09-06-2006, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By obijohn
Sorry this is a month late in reply, but 1500mAh...

Sorry this is a month late in reply, but 1500mAh cannot fit into a battery that size. Take a look at some of the technical specs of Li-ion Polymer batteries (e.g. at this site: GlobTek Li-ion Polymer...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-06-2006, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 25,365
Posted By obijohn
Magmic's Sudoku is also now free at...

Magmic's Sudoku is also now free at mobile.blackberry.com
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-03-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Thanks! One of my goals was for it to consume...

Thanks! One of my goals was for it to consume very few resources when "minimized" and running in the background.
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-01-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
Thanks, glad it works ok for you! Unfortunately,...

Thanks, glad it works ok for you! Unfortunately, RIM has not exposed an API that allows apps to play the tones and alerts already stored on the phone; the app has to create it's own, and the options...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-01-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
I forgot to mention that this probably requires...

I forgot to mention that this probably requires OS 4.0 (4.1 is definitely ok). The API docs say that the audio functions I'm using require 4.0 or higher, so I guess that's true. I have tested it on...
Forum: Aftermarket Software 09-01-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,260
Posted By obijohn
new CountDown Timer (need opinions/feedback)

EDIT: updated to version 0.6 (see readme.txt below for changes)

I've written a CountDown Timer app and I'd like input/suggestions on features which should be changed or added. The attached zip...
Forum: Developer Forum 08-31-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,136
Posted By obijohn
After searching all afternoon, I still haven't...

After searching all afternoon, I still haven't found an answer to this problem of using startAudio() and/or startBuzzer(). I have found a workaround, though, which is to use...
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