Meterberry - Diagnostics For Your Storm!

By Adam Zeis on 6 Apr 2009 12:31 pm EDT
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So I was "convinced" to use a BlackBerry Storm for a while. Skeptical at first - I'm slowly adjusting. As I was loading up as many apps as I could find, I stumbled across Meterberry. It immediately piqued my interest and I added it to my list of installs. Once I was fully operational I fired it up and I must say I was very impressed with all the information it provided. Now we all now that battery life slowly decreases during use, and our device memory tends to slowly "leak" throughout the day. The cool thing about Meterberry is it gives you logs of exactly how much. It displays your battery level, temperature, voltage and even the average discharge rate. You can also see all your memory specifications - application free and a + or - change since startup. I love checking out the memory log to see at what points my memory is dripping out the most. It was also really cool to see that at points it actually went up! Another great feature is the ability to change the homescreen icon to a battery level or temperature meter, memory icon or uptime indicator. You can also choose to reboot your device from inside the application. If you're a Storm user and want to get the most from your device, definitely check out Meterberry. It's available for only $2.95 at ShopCrackBerry.com.

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Meterberry - Diagnostics For Your Storm!

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(warning - grammar nerd alert)

Not to be a hater, just a helper. Sorry.

Correct term is 'piqued', not peaked. From an online dictionary:

pique:   /pik/
–verb (used with object) 1. to affect with sharp irritation and resentment, esp. by some wound to pride: She was greatly piqued when they refused her invitation.
2. to wound (the pride, vanity, etc.).
3. to excite (interest, curiosity, etc.): Her curiosity was piqued by the gossip.
4. to arouse an emotion or provoke to action: to pique someone to answer a challenge.
5. Archaic. to pride (oneself) (usually fol. by on or upon).

Go to Options... Advanced Options... Applications and delete useless things.

Don't have Visual Voice Mail? Delete it.
Lots of themes you never use? Delete them.

Delete useless applications, and you'll notice performance and memory differences. Having a clean and working phone is worth more to me than some sound board app.

Hi guys, I'm the MeterBerry developer. If anyone has any questions, please e-mail me at help@meterberry.com.

That is an actual screenshot from my phone.

To answer your question, I regularly start with around 50 MB of free application memory. I've removed everything I don't use, including things like extra languages through Desktop Manager.

Also, the logs are a fixed size. Old entries are thrown away. Even if the logs are full they only take up a few KB of space.

Thanks for the grammar lesson. I never knew that one.

On topic. I've been running meterberry since release and must say it is a handy little app.

I must say this little app is the best thing in my life (in terms of mobile technology, lol)...I find myself looking through logs to see what my batt % is at now, vs. what it was yesterday at same time, 2 days ago at same time...etc. It allows me to monitor my avail mem so when I open and close some apps, i can monitor my memory to see what is leaking, or what programs take a lot of space....it's really great. I have an alert when my avail. mem. is below 15%, and I always look at my batt level and compare it to the last few days to see if i'm getting improvements, based on what I use the phone for, or what apps i'm running. Also, I love the fact that you can monitor your BOOTUP batt loss...talk about a loss of power! 18%, 15%, 17%, are normal when you quick pull your phone....wow, thats a lot of batt loss for 1 reset.

ive had this app from the begining and stand by it. In my books u cant get better than this well worth the money

Hello all ,
I just bought the app, was curious on how long it takes to get it ? Havent received a confirmation email or anything.

Thanks

it came all set

Either my BB works or if it stops working I simply free space by deleting other apps that I don't use, and I do a battery pull. Can't see the value in this app.

i just bought this storm and hated it at firts..need to learn it, now i love it....i like to receice this app for free....

cool hopefully if i win ill be able to use this app to findout more about my memory leak......