Facebook for BlackBerry: No feeds available

If you encounter the error “BWP Security Token retrieval failed” in Twitter for BlackBerry, chances are you are also not getting feeds in Facebook for BlackBerry. Which means, you update your software way too regularly.

Same fix with Twitter for BlackBerry. Just downgrade your software. Here are the links for Facebook for BlackBerry (OTA):

  • OS6 (v2.0.0.50)
  • OS7 (v2.0.0.53)

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Twitter for BlackBerry: BWP Security Token retrieval failed

If you are reading this, I know. It sucks right? And all you wanted to do was to send a tweet. This seems to be the newest bug affecting BlackBerrys mostly in the Philippines.

Don’t waste your time talking to customer service representatives because they haven’t got a clue on what’s happening and will most probably ask you to wipe your phone clean. But if you already did, chances are they made you do some things that rendered useless like:… Continue reading →

Free up application storage in OS6

Everyone seems surprised how low application storage is left in the older BlackBerrys (especially those with only 256mb internal memory) after OS6 is installed. Shrinking the OS seems like a prerequisite before installing if you’re the app fanatic. (Read How to Shrink-A-OS from crackberry.com)

If that’s too much trouble for you, there’s also an easy way though it doesn’t give you the same great result as to shrinking the OS. All you have to do is deselect some applications included … Continue reading →

Handy BlackBerry OS6 applications

Recently upgraded to a BlackBerry Curve 9300 3G and I’m having fun with OS6. Shrunk it to leave more space for other apps since upgrading to OS6 will leave you with somewhat less than 40mb application memory. (Read How to Shrink-A-OS from crackberry.com)

Here’s a couple of handy apps (well, for me) I’d love to share:

  • Camera Mute – Finally, a solution to mute the shutter sound of the camera.
  • Menu WiFi – A helpful app to turn the wifi
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