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    Quicklaunch updated to 2.16

    Looks like QL has been updated again.

    New Features in 2.16

    * Multi-click Launching
    You can now configure QuickLaunch to launch an app / function with a double, triple or quadruple click of a convenience key. In QL Options set the convenience key option to 'Multi-click'.
    If you have QuickLaunch to run from a convenience key a multi-click of your convenience key will launch your configured app/function. If QL is not set to run from a convenience key you can still start quicklaunch from Icon or a hotspot from a QuickLaunch supported theme and then double, triple or quadruple click the convenience key and your configured setting will launch.

    * Backlight Brightness
    You can now set a shortcut to set the desired brightness of the backlight.
    A handy feature allowing you quickly dim or brighten the screen.

    * Note: Please re-configure your Location ID for the weather. Yahoo weather is currently changing the location id's and your city's id may have been changed recently. According to y! ahoo zip codes are being phased out and eventually only Location ID's will be accepted. So go in to QL Options and read the new instructions for obtaining your Location ID.

    This update requires a device reset (battery pull) after installation.


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    Were is the update, I cant find it on the QL website?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmarkybb View Post
    Were is the update, I cant find it on the QL website?
    I got a notification of the update last night from MobiHand and downloaded it from that site.
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    Ok Fair enough, I'm on a Bold 9000, Berryreview is my source for QL, they dont have the update, but in App World it says 2.15.7, weird.

    I'm on 2.15.6.
    Last edited by jmarkybb; 12-30-2009 at 01:57 PM.

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    never understood the point of quick launch.....you still had to press buttons to get where you wanted to go so it just doesn't make sense to me

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    Its all about Shortcuts my friend, shortcuts.


    And it makes alot of Apps obselete


    Stay lit
    Weather
    Reset Device
    Device Info
    Memory Cleaner
    Screen Capture
    Bluetooth Toggle
    Wi-Fi Toggle
    Flashlight


    The way it integrates with your theme

    Back & Restore


    For me its the most configurable program for the BB, its should be native as far as I'm concerned.


    From the website -


    QuickLaunch allows you to setup an unlimited number shortcuts to various functions such as Websites, Email, SMS and PIN addresses, Phone numbers, 3rd Party Apps, Videos, Images, Audio files, Screen Capture, Device Info, Weather, Bluetooth and WiFi Toggle, Camera and much more! In addition to these you can also launch Blackberry Options, Calculator, Calendar, Tasks and even the App Switcher. Configure a convenience key to activate QuickLaunch and when pushed a menu will pop up showing a scrollable list of your configured actions.

    The QuickLaunch popup menu can be set to appear on the Right or Left side and can be shown on virtually any screen so you can perform any action without backing up and navigating through your homescreen and folders saving you time.

    QuickLaunch will also improve the performance of your Blackberry by allowing you run the Memory Optimizer, Delete your call logs with one click, clear your Event Log and also perform a Device Reset (reboot). By using QuickLaunch you will be also be able to remove other apps that perform functions that are already built into QuickLaunch thus increasing the free memory on your device.

    QuickLaunch does not run in the background taking up resources. QuickLaunch runs only when it’s opened allowing you to choose your previously configured shortcut, function or 3rd Party Application. Make your selection by highlighting the menu item you want and if your device has keyboard you just the desired key and your off! QuickLaunch then exits until you run it again. Find out why QuickLaunch has been the #1 selling BlackBerry App of 2009!

    QuickLaunch Features


    * Website Launcher
    Launch your favorite websites
    * Speed Dialer
    Configure your frequently called numbers
    * Email, SMS and Pin address shortcuts
    * 3rd Party and Blackberry Apps Launcher
    Launch your favorite apps from QuickLaunch
    * Orientation / Tilt Lock
    Prevent your screen from switching orientation when you tilt the phone (Storm only)
    * Screen Capture
    Capture the screen in a high quality image with an option to email it immediately
    * Send Emails to Contact Groups
    * Bluetooth Toggle
    * WiFi On/Off Toggle
    Turn your bluetooth radio on or off
    * GPS Config
    Shortcut to the GPS Config screen to turn on or off the GPS
    * Display Current Temperature
    You can display your local temperature (or just about any other city in the world) and Hi/Lo forecast information in the title bar.
    * Device Information
    PIN, OS Version, Battery Status, Memory, Media card info etc
    * Stay Lit
    Keep your back light on for as long as you need
    * Memory Cleaner
    * App Switcher
    * Sound Profiles
    * Launch documents such as .doc, .xls, .pdf, .ppt etc. (requires 3rd party reader)
    * Browser
    * Contact List
    * Camera and Video Camera
    * Images, Videos, Music
    * Integrated Google, Wikipedia and Dictionary.com search
    * Delete your Call Logs
    * BlackBerry Options, Calendar, Calculator, Clock, Tasks, Maps, Lock Device, Power Off etc
    * Device Reset
    * Bluetooth Configuration
    * Event Log
    * Radio Toggle
    Turn your Mobile Connection on / off

    * Homescreen shortcut
    Jump to the homescreen with one click
    * Voice Notes and Voice Dialing
    * Ability to change Menu Text Color
    * Backup and Restore QuickLaunch configuration to SDCard or device memory for quick easy restoration
    * Launch Media Explorer
    * Create Custom Submenus
    Organize your list in categories. You can even have submenus within submenus.
    * New Appointment, Compose Email, Compose PIN, Compose SMS, New Contact, and New Task.
    * Yahoo Weather
    * 3 Font sizes
    Small, medium and large
    * System Menu Integration
    This option will allow you to add QL to the BlackBerry system menu and will show ‘QuickLaunch’ in every menu on your device.
    * and more!
    Last edited by jmarkybb; 12-30-2009 at 02:12 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watkins View Post
    never understood the point of quick launch.....you still had to press buttons to get where you wanted to go so it just doesn't make sense to me
    I don't use it for what its really meant for.

    My menu is setup to give me quick access to certain events that aren't available easily in the OS.

    Dictionary Search
    Flashlight
    Now Playing
    Reboot Device
    Screen Capture


    That is my simple, yet functional setup
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmarkybb View Post
    Its all about Shortcuts my friend, shortcuts.


    And it makes alot of Apps obselete


    Stay lit
    Weather
    Reset Device
    Device Info
    Memory Cleaner
    Screen Capture
    Bluetooth Toggle
    Wi-Fi Toggle
    Flashlight


    The way it integrates with your theme

    Back up & Restore


    For me its the most configurable program for the BB, its should be native as far as I'm concerned.
    I second that.
    Last edited by BDRAGON; 12-30-2009 at 04:29 PM. Reason: .

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    No doubt that Quicklaunch is a good program. I used it since march when I had to launch an application before I could add it to Quicklaunch. But I also purchased ShortcutMe which I think is more powerful. Quicklaunch is getting many of it's new and good features from ShortcutMe. Multiclick feature and application list are all from ShortcutMe.
    The only reason I still prefer ShortcutMe over latest version of quicklaunch is that I can create shortcuts with 1, 2 or 3 key combinations. Quicklaunch's only one shortcut key is simply not enough for a shortcut program:17:.

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