Synopses & Reviews
You?re a proud owner of the bestselling smartphone in the world. Now learn how to make use of all of the Curve's features with this easy-to-read guide from two of the best BlackBerry trainers in the business.
BlackBerry Curve Made Simple teaches you how to get the most out of your BlackBerry Curve 8500 and Curve 3G 9300 series smartphone. You?ll explore all of the features and uncover time-saving techniques?from emailing and scheduling to GPS mapping and using apps?all through easy-to-read instructions and detailed visuals. Written by two successful BlackBerry trainers and authors, this is simply the most comprehensive and clear guidebook to the BlackBerry Curve smartphones available. What you?ll learn Sync your Curve with a PC or Mac Master the keyboard and trackpad navigation Everything email: setup, basics, and pro techniques Text messaging: SMS, PIN, and more Set up a three-way conference call Get work done: Manage your calendar, contact list, and memopad Understand connectivity: Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Have fun with music, photos, and videos Explore the BlackBerry App World and utilize apps Use GPS and mapping to get around Who this book is for
This book is for those who want to get the most out of the BlackBerry Curve 8500 and Curve 3G 9300 series devices. It is perfect for beginners but will also teach advanced users new techniques and shortcuts. Table of Contents E-mail Set Up Windows PC Setup Windows PC Media and File Transfer Apple Mac Setup Apple Mac Media and File Transfer Typing, Spelling, and Help Save Time with AutoText Personalize Your BlackBerry Sounds: Ring and Vibrate Phone and Voice Dialing Advanced Phone E-mail Like a Pro Advanced E-mail Topics Your Contact List Managing Your Calendar Getting Tasks Done MemoPad: Using Sticky Notes SMS Text and MMS Messaging Even More Messaging Adding Memory with a Media Card Exploring Your Music Player Snapping Pictures Fun with Videos Social Networking Connect With Wi-Fi BlackBerry App World Connect with Bluetooth Connect as Tethered Modem Web Browser Add or Remove Apps Traveling: Maps and More Other Applications Searching for Lost Stuff Securing Your Data Fixing Problems More Resources Hotkeys?Open Almost Any App with One Key
24 Congratulations on Your BlackBerry Curve In your hands is one of the most capable and powerful smartphones available the BlackBerry Curve 8500 Series. While you may have an 8520 or 8530 model, they are all Curve 8500 Series BlackBerry Smartphones. Key Features on the BlackBerry Curve Your BlackBerry Curve has many shared features with the BlackBerry family including a few unique features as well. Multimedia and Network Features Camera (2.0 megapixel) Media player (pictures, video, and audio) Video recording Built-in Wi-Fi Messaging and social media capability Media Card Expansion Memory Card Enhance the usable memory on your BlackBerry by a significant amount with an eight or 16 gigabyte (GB) or higher capacity MicroSD memory card. Introduction 25 Getting the Most Out of BlackBerry Curve Made Simple This book can be read cover to cover, but you can also peruse it in a modular fashion by chapter or topic. You may want to check out the app world, try the Web browser, get set up with your e-mail or contacts, or upload your music. You can do all of this and more with our book. You will soon realize that your Curve is a very powerful device. There are, however, many secrets locked inside that we help you unlock throughout this book."
"For the BlackBerry Curve 8520, 8530 and 8500 series."