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  1. materialised's Avatar
    Computer Programmer specialising in embed hardware.

    I write software for the petro chemical industry. Mainly pressure control systems for oil modules, systems to monitor and control temperatures in oil refineries etc. Very critical things.
    The software I develop actually emails me via my BB to report home. Only this morning it emailed me to tell me a temperature sensor was out on an oil platform in the North Sea. I could then arrange the maintainance schedule to have this sensor replaced, the downtime for the particular module in question etc all from my phone without having to get out of bed and make a call.

    I don't know how I would live without it - and I only got mine in jan. Before this I was tied to a laptop.
    03-20-09 07:36 AM
  2. cdnefro's Avatar
    musician-key for communication between bandmates and booking shows and what not...
    03-20-09 08:41 AM
  3. kdubBB's Avatar
    Websphere/Unix Support. 8830 for work, 9530 for play.
    03-20-09 09:50 AM
  4. alleycat0124's Avatar
    My Blackberry isn't for work, but it does eliminate the need to carry my personal laptop to work to keep in touch with friends and family.
    It also helps keep me in touch with my recruiter who helps me find work as a technical writer.
    03-20-09 01:42 PM
  5. Trayler's Avatar
    Full time resident physician and full time mom!!!
    My BB is for personal use but it helps keep my crazy life schedule organized!
    03-20-09 06:27 PM
  6. zgmcj's Avatar
    SAHM(stay at home mom) essential for moms!!!
    Calendar(needed for activities,days off, papers that need signing and passed in, birthday parties and so on)
    Blackberry messenger for meet ups' with other moms!
    Emails from school!
    Phone is needed at all times in case of an emergency!!
    NOTHING beats a BB for MOMS! Haha

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    03-20-09 06:37 PM
  7. Rob Tuli's Avatar
    Financial manager in the mutual funds business but these days much more personal use!
    03-20-09 10:43 PM
  8. d6racer's Avatar
    I pay for mine myself as I am self employed.
    I do Satellite dish installs for Wildblue (high speed internet via Satellite) and occasionally pick up a Direct TV job too. Anyways, not required but definitely nice to have considering my truck is my office.

    Few more apps would be nice though but I suppose if they ever become a must a could pay extra for tethering.
    03-20-09 11:11 PM
  9. wolf1989's Avatar
    Full time resident physician and full time mom!!!
    My BB is for personal use but it helps keep my crazy life schedule organized!
    You must never EVER sleep. I don't know how you do both!

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    03-21-09 04:56 AM
  10. Trayler's Avatar
    You must never EVER sleep. I don't know how you do both!

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    You're so right...I run on caffeine
    03-21-09 11:08 AM
  11. polar135's Avatar
    Media Sales. They didnt buy the phone, but support threw BES, along with 21% off my monthly bill from Verizon because I work for the company I work for. I also am allowed to expense my cell phone bill based on my usage, 60-70% for business but depends on the month.

    It makes my life easier to have a BB. I am more effective at my job and it shows in my results when I hit budget month after month.
    03-21-09 11:31 AM
  12. mantis11A's Avatar
    I am a professional woodcarver. And I also build Greenland kayak paddles.
    03-21-09 08:30 PM
  13. Mythos_LSX's Avatar
    I wear two hats and use my BB on both.

    By day I'm a contract computer technican and all my assignments are through email (actually this job was what got me hooked. An IBM tech I work with swore by it ).

    By night I'm a security guard and its handy to have all emergency contacts, emergency first aid procedures, laws pertaining to security guards with you. As a added bonus my boss prefers email contact, I'm always wired and ready. Yeah I'm connected at the hip with mine

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    03-22-09 01:31 PM
  14. simplenigma's Avatar
    College student, and security...keep in touch with my homies and my officers.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    03-22-09 01:42 PM
  15. Fire-Detention's Avatar
    mobile IT bb keeps me in touch wit my family
    03-22-09 09:37 PM
  16. melissa_redberry's Avatar
    I am a stay at home mom/ housewife. I have absolutely no reason to have a bb other than I want one.
    03-22-09 10:07 PM
  17. db_geek's Avatar
    Database administrator for 6 production databases on 3 platforms. My BB was purchased myself, but it has proven to be indispensible in performing my job.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    03-23-09 06:37 AM
  18. Fire-Detention's Avatar
    fulltime dad, to keep in touch with schools friends & family
    03-23-09 03:35 PM
  19. jwolfe99's Avatar
    I am in Gaming. Again more emails than one should get.

    Same here and even though I own my phone , company would have provided one for me otherwise. I just did not want to have two phones to carry around so I kept my personal phone..

    Julian
    03-23-09 04:08 PM
  20. emscapt47's Avatar
    Anyone from NYS that does security work? If so and you know how to get a hold of the law and so fourth for security in NYS PLEASE pin me and let me know where to find it...Thanks....
    03-26-09 09:16 PM
  21. zarzamora_hermosa's Avatar
    It's hard to find an individual in the legal field who DOESN'T have a BlackBerry
    03-26-09 09:18 PM
  22. gtpx02's Avatar
    i am an engineer for CSX transportation, the blackberry has come in pretty handy with this company for some reason, i didnt think it would be so complicated to drive a train from point a to point b, but it is sometimes!
    04-04-09 09:08 PM
  23. thearmybouncer's Avatar
    Military for me
    04-06-09 09:00 AM
  24. glassXjaw's Avatar
    Asst. Fire Chief.
    The department provides all chief officers with a cell phone or a phone allowance. I opt for the phone allowance so that I have my choice of device. The current issued phone is a Palm Treo and I would much rather have a BB. Tons of emails everyday, shift calendar access at all times, and dispatch notifications as well.
    You guys hiring out there? Im a FL Certified Firefighter/EMT in search of a job! haha..

    Currently im a full time student and work at a restaurant to pay bills while trying to find a Firefighter job.

    I have absolutely no use for the blackberry besides texting and emails, and occasional google maps if i get lost.

    I guess im more of a phone junkie and i like have the latest creations.
    04-06-09 10:02 AM
  25. VictoryCube's Avatar
    As a full time student I use the calander to manage exams/review sessions/keep volunteering engagements. Otherwise I use the phone for mapping, txting, email, tv (slingplayer), and for music! Or browsing crackberry while in lecture (right now).

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    04-06-09 10:33 AM
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