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Blackberry for Dummies (For Dummies)

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What’s part PDA, part smartphone, and part media player? Your BlackBerry, naturally! Whether it’s the popular Pearl, the sleek Curve, or the hardworking 8800, your BlackBerry handheld device is loaded with features to make your life easier—if you can figure out how to use them.

BlackBerryFor Dummies,2ndEditioncomes to the rescue with just what you need to know to get the most from this amazing device.   It covers the newest BlackBerry models and all the latest developments, like SureType vs. QWERTY keyboards and the new trackball navigation method. You’ll discover how to set up your BlackBerry as a full-fledged PDA, but also how to use the camera, play music and videos, make phone calls, and know where you are with GPS. BlackBerryFor Dummies, 2ndEditionshows you how to:

  • Surf the Web and send and receive e-mail
  • Keep your calendar, contacts, and to-do list
  • Make your BlackBerry a mobile mini-office
  • Sync data with your desktop
  • Install a MicroSD card for extra memory
  • Watch movies and listen to music
  • Let your BlackBerry double as a laptop modem
  • Protect your personal information
  • Use your BlackBerry almost anywhere in the world

Because the BlackBerry world changes so quickly, BlackBerryFor Dummies, 2ndEditionfeatures a companion Web site that maintains the latest news and updates, so you’ll always be up to date. It’s a pretty sweet deal!

Synopsis:

What’s part PDA, part smartphone, and part media player? Your BlackBerry, naturally! Whether it’s the popular Pearl, the sleek Curve, or the hardworking 8800, your BlackBerry handheld device is loaded with features to make your life easier—if you can figure out how to use them.

BlackBerryFor Dummies,2nd Edition comes to the rescue with just what you need to know to get the most from this amazing device.   It covers the newest BlackBerry models and all the latest developments, like SureType vs. QWERTY keyboards and the new trackball navigation method. You’ll discover how to set up your BlackBerry as a full-fledged PDA, but also how to use the camera, play music and videos, make phone calls, and know where you are with GPS. BlackBerryFor Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to:

  • Surf the Web and send and receive e-mail
  • Keep your calendar, contacts, and to-do list
  • Make your BlackBerry a mobile mini-office
  • Sync data with your desktop
  • Install a MicroSD card for extra memory
  • Watch movies and listen to music
  • Let your BlackBerry double as a laptop modem
  • Protect your personal information
  • Use your BlackBerry almost anywhere in the world

Because the BlackBerry world changes so quickly, BlackBerryFor Dummies, 2nd Edition features a companion Web site that maintains the latest news and updates, so you’ll always be up to date. It’s a pretty sweet deal!

Synopsis:

Maximize your BlackBerry 8800, Curve, or Pearl!

Explore the camera and GPS, discover SureType, and boost your memory

If you thought the BlackBerry was sweet before, just wait until you see the new models! And here's just what you need to know about SureType vs. QWERTY keyboards, getting multimedia on your BlackBerry, navigating with the trackball, letting your BlackBerry double as a laptop modem, surfing the Web, getting e-mail, and even phoning friends.

  • Use the new trackball
  • Keep your calendar and to-do list

  • Install a microSD card

  • Protect your personal information

  • Watch movies and listen to music

  • Sync data with your desktop PC

About the Author

Robert Kao is one well-rounded professional. His ability to translate his technical knowledge and communicate with users of all types led him to co-write BlackBerry For Dummies and BlackBerry Pearl For Dummies. He started out as a BlackBerry developer for various financial firms in New York City, that truly global city. A graduate of Columbia University, with a Computer Engineering degree, he currently lives in South Brunswick, New Jersey.

Dante Sarigumba is a long-time user of BlackBerry and a gizmo enthusiast. He is a co-host of the Mobile Computing Authority biweekly podcast. He works for a major investment bank in New York as a software developer and lives in South Brunswick, New Jersey, with his wife, Rosemarie, and two sons, Dean and Drew.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Meet and Greet Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 1: Your BlackBerry Is Not an Edible Fruit.

Chapter 2: Navigating the BlackBerry.

Chapter 3: Turning On Your BlackBerry — and Keeping It Happy.

Part II: Getting Organized with Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 4: Remembering Your Acquaintances.

Chapter 5: Don’t Miss Your Appointments.

Chapter 6: Your To-Do List and Keeping Your Password.

Chapter 7: Making Notes and Calculations.

Part III: Getting Online and Multimedia with Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 8: You’ve Got (Lots of) E-Mail.

Chapter 9: Too Cool for E-Mail.

Chapter 10: Surfing the Internet Wave.

Chapter 11: Calling Your Favorite Person.

Chapter 12: Photos on Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 13: Getting Entertained with BlackBerry Media Center.

Chapter 14: Getting around with BlackBerry GPS.

Chapter 15: Wi-Fi and Using BlackBerry as a Laptop Modem.

Part IV: Working with Desktop Manager.

Chapter 16: Synching the Synchronize Way.

Chapter 17: Installing Applications.

Chapter 18: Switching Devices.

Chapter 19: Protecting Your Information.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Great BlackBerry Accessories.

Chapter 21: Ten Productive BlackBerry Applications.

Chapter 22: Ten Fun Games on Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 23: More than Ten Must-Have BlackBerry Programs.

Chapter 24: Ten Web Site Categories for BlackBerry Browsing.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470180792
Author:
Kao, Robert
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Sarigumba, Dante
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - PCs
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Computing
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devicesng
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devices
Subject:
Computer: Hardware/General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.14x7.40x.82 in. 1.27 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , What’s part PDA, part smartphone, and part media player? Your BlackBerry, naturally! Whether it’s the popular Pearl, the sleek Curve, or the hardworking 8800, your BlackBerry handheld device is loaded with features to make your life easier—if you can figure out how to use them.

BlackBerryFor Dummies,2nd Edition comes to the rescue with just what you need to know to get the most from this amazing device.   It covers the newest BlackBerry models and all the latest developments, like SureType vs. QWERTY keyboards and the new trackball navigation method. You’ll discover how to set up your BlackBerry as a full-fledged PDA, but also how to use the camera, play music and videos, make phone calls, and know where you are with GPS. BlackBerryFor Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you how to:

  • Surf the Web and send and receive e-mail
  • Keep your calendar, contacts, and to-do list
  • Make your BlackBerry a mobile mini-office
  • Sync data with your desktop
  • Install a MicroSD card for extra memory
  • Watch movies and listen to music
  • Let your BlackBerry double as a laptop modem
  • Protect your personal information
  • Use your BlackBerry almost anywhere in the world

Because the BlackBerry world changes so quickly, BlackBerryFor Dummies, 2nd Edition features a companion Web site that maintains the latest news and updates, so you’ll always be up to date. It’s a pretty sweet deal!

"Synopsis" by , Maximize your BlackBerry 8800, Curve, or Pearl!

Explore the camera and GPS, discover SureType, and boost your memory

If you thought the BlackBerry was sweet before, just wait until you see the new models! And here's just what you need to know about SureType vs. QWERTY keyboards, getting multimedia on your BlackBerry, navigating with the trackball, letting your BlackBerry double as a laptop modem, surfing the Web, getting e-mail, and even phoning friends.

  • Use the new trackball
  • Keep your calendar and to-do list

  • Install a microSD card

  • Protect your personal information

  • Watch movies and listen to music

  • Sync data with your desktop PC

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