02-08-09 09:10 PM
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  1. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    Is 22 3rd party apps too many for one storm?
    NOPE! I have 22 apps on my storm and im running .90. was running .99 but hated the memory leak and text input lag. but with .90 and 22 apps i have 40 MB of free app memory and havent had to do a battery pull in 2 nights.
    i have:
    2.aol instant messenger
    3.AP mobile news
    10.google talke
    13.quicklaunch (the newest one)
    17.VIIGO (my favorite app)
    18.windows live messenger
    19.Wall street journal reader
    20.yahoo! messenger
    02-06-09 01:39 PM
  2. mjesenovec's Avatar
    wow, thats impressive. one app i absolutely love is JiveTalk from beejive.com. it's a multi-protocol IM application. i think i paid the one time $20 fee, that includes all future updates. it can be transferred to a different device if you get a new phone, etc. so you buy it once, and can take it with you on whatever phone you have, as long as it's one at a time. This way, i can use aim, msn, and yahoo all at once without dealing with separate apps.
    02-06-09 01:42 PM
  3. dmarks83's Avatar
    what is bolt like???? recommend?
    02-06-09 01:47 PM
  4. SpyderBite's Avatar
    Where did you get Bolt. All the download links I've found fail.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    02-06-09 01:51 PM
  5. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    to get bolt i just followed a link from the bolt website. i do recommend it because of its speed. and it doesnt support the click technology the storm brings to the table. it is like surfing the net on an Iphone as much as i hate to say that. you simply just touch the screen to select the desired link.
    02-06-09 01:59 PM
  6. NFLBlitze1's Avatar
    thats an absurd amount of applications, i have like 5 applications and my memory is always at like 29-33mb
    02-06-09 02:01 PM
  7. bosox15's Avatar
    so you don't have to click in the screen?
    02-06-09 02:02 PM
  8. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    i treat my storm like its the holy grail though. but i do use all of the apps at least once every two days. most i use on and off all day
    02-06-09 02:04 PM
  9. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    no. no pressing down on the screen. just simply tap what you want to select. this sometimes leads to choosing something that you dont want to select though. but the ability to show any website that you so choose in its entirity is a great thing to have in your pocket
    02-06-09 02:06 PM
  10. RiNwln's Avatar
    what is bolt like???? recommend?
    Bolt is a great browser that is in Beta and was invite only. I was lucky enough to get it and I'm sure it will be available soon once they get rid of a few more bugs.
    02-06-09 02:08 PM
  11. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    oh yeah and i also am using 5 email accounts on the storm as well. i dont think email accounts have much to do with app memory besides storing the messages
    02-06-09 02:11 PM
  12. BrettIwana's Avatar
    you can still get Bolt I did the other day, you need to input the promotion code provided by crackberry in order to get the beta.
    02-06-09 02:17 PM
  13. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    good point brettiwana. i completly forgot to mention that!
    02-06-09 02:20 PM
  14. bigwill1223's Avatar
    yea that almost pisses me off that you have all those apps and that high of app memory. i run like 6 apps and 4 launchers. and i wipe my phone and run crackmem with every new OS and have had every OS and after a batt pull im only getting 39.6 now
    02-06-09 02:20 PM
  15. imahugemoron's Avatar
    Man, I've only got 6 apps and 3 email accounts, I need to step up my game apparently, haha. And yes, I also recommend the Bolt browser. Like Danieljbrown32 said, the clicking is different and can be troublesome from time to time, but it's incredibly fast. And, now it switches from portrait to landscape instantly, which it did not do before.
    02-06-09 02:22 PM
  16. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    im sorry. go back to .90. .99 for me was nothing but a race to see how fast the memory could leak. it was horrid. .90 is AMAZING with memory and stability after coming from .99. you will lose the green go button in the browser though. thats it
    02-06-09 02:25 PM
  17. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    also the biggest thing that helped me was i completly removed all the default apps that come with the storm. for example: VZ Navigator, and that waste of space VCast w/ Rhapsody. also go into you DM and disable support and input support for all other languages besides engish
    02-06-09 02:36 PM
  18. minigts's Avatar
    Care to explain your success with all the apps? Did you do resets after each install? Clean install of .90 (assumed with the downgrade)? How long have you been running .90 again? If over a week, have you had any issues with the backlight staying on? Are you on BES or not?

    Things like this seem to make a difference, in my opinion so your official method that works would be greatly appreciated.
    02-06-09 02:41 PM
  19. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    i have erased all unneeded apps that came on the phone. refer to my previous post for this info. but i have never perfomed a clean install. i always install all new OS over the last one that i installed the previous week. i just always make sure i always close the program i just used and never ever let a program run in the background. if you have viigo make sure to go to options within viigo and turn off the option to allow it to run in the background. and i have been back to .90 now for about 3 days. i used .90 for a week but its memory leak was monsterous.
    02-06-09 02:50 PM
  20. ThePerfectStorm's Avatar
    I've had my phone for 5 days and already have 10 or so apps on it.......

    I'm running:
    Opera Mini
    yahoo messenger
    blackberry messenger
    google maps
    vib and ring

    But like a previous poster stated, I deleted a bunch of default apps that i knew i would never need.

    I'm running .99 and have noticed my memory tends to leak......was messing around earlier and checked my memory to see that it was 0, but my berry was still working pretty good (went ahead and done a battery pull though)

    BTW what's everyone's opinion on bolt compared to opera mini?
    02-06-09 10:07 PM
  21. thymaster's Avatar
    I have 40+ 3rd party Apps installed and I haven't had a memory leaked. 30 MB available space and 1 battery pull every 2 weeks.

    1 Opera Mini
    2 Associate Press
    3 Wall Street Journal
    4 Youtube app
    5 Google Maps
    6 weatherbug
    7 facebook
    8 Canadian Living
    9 Blackberry Cool
    10 Hockey News
    11 McClean
    12 Bolt
    13 SitorSquat
    14 Tiltris
    15 The Street
    16 iab
    17 Worldmate Live
    18 Flickr
    19 Canadian Business
    20 Screen lock
    21 RIS media
    22 Saja
    23 Viigo
    24 SVG
    25 ESPN Mobile
    27 Elle Canada
    28 yahoo messenger
    29 MSN Messenger
    30 Google Talk
    31 Flycast
    32 Unlimited NHL
    33 Slacker
    34 Bell Media and clips Player
    35 myspace
    36 Capture it
    37 Twitterberry
    38 Freerange
    39 Newsgator
    40 Crackberry icon
    41 Pinstack Icon
    42 CNN Icon
    Last edited by thymaster; 02-06-09 at 11:29 PM.
    02-06-09 11:04 PM
  22. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    I have 45 Apps installed and I haven't had a memory leaked. 30 MB available space and 1 battery pull every 2 weeks.
    are there even 45 apps that are storm compatible?
    02-06-09 11:28 PM
  23. ThePerfectStorm's Avatar
    Thymaster where do you get the unlimited NHL app?
    02-06-09 11:36 PM
  24. thymaster's Avatar
    Thymaster where do you get the unlimited NHL app?
    Oh, haha,it's an app that let's you watch live streaming hockey games, listen to sports radio, scores, news, highlights and updates but it's only exclusive for Bell clients. I could send you a service book to try but I'm not sure if it would work on verizon.
    02-07-09 12:06 AM
  25. Danieljbrown32's Avatar
    wow. im seeing potential
    02-07-09 12:24 AM
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