Gwabbit 1.0 for BlackBerry Video
Gwabbit 1.0 for BlackBerry Video Transcript
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>> If you're a busy professional who uses the Blackberry to do business while you're out of the office, the last thing you need is to waste your time typing the names of new contacts into your address book. Especially when there's software to do that for you. I'm Jessica Delcourt taking a first look at Gwabbit for Blackberry, verse 1.0. And yes, its mascot is a rabbit. The Gwabbit software won't take up much room on your phone, just over 80 kilobytes. While it does install an application you can open, it mostly runs in the back round and works seamlessly with your e-mail Inbox. When you read an e-mail from a new business contact Gwabbit asks if you'd like to add the person to your phone book. If you decline, it won't ask again. If you accept, you'll see the contact's name, e-mail address, company, title, an phone numbers, what is in their signature block, all of that will appear in your address book just a few seconds later. What Gwabbit is doing is reading the signature block at the end of your e-mail and comparing its contents with the names in your address book. If a colleague changes their signature the program will ask if you'd like to update the record you already have. One thing you should know is that Gwabbit is triggered by the presence of a phone number in the signature block. If that's missing and you still want to add the contact you can manually activate Gwabbit from the Blackberry's context menu. Again, the fact that Gwabbit looks at signatures means it's not intended for social users, because most of your friends probably don't have a signature block. It's targeted more toward business users who read their corporate mail and make business calls from their Blackberry phones. The app is compatible with Blackberry software 4.2 or higher and costs $9.95 for a year-long subscription. There is also a 14-day and 20-use trial. Get started by visiting Gwabbit.com from your desktop or from the mobile browser. I'm Jessica Delcourt looking at Gwabbit for Blackberry, version 1.0. ^M00:01:46 [ Music ]
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