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It's a phone, a PDA, a game device, a messaging tool, and so much more learn all about it!
With your BlackBerry in your pocket, you can take your office pretty much anywhere. This updated guide shows you how to receive and send e-mail, keep your calendar, surf the Web, make phone calls, get directions, sync data with your desktop, and a lot more. Then shop for cool apps at BlackBerry App World for even more fun and functionality!
BlackBerry 101 if this is your first BlackBerry, learn what it can do and how to navigate the screen and use the keyboard
Making contact transfer your contact list from your desktop or another mobile device, synchronize Facebook contacts, and organize lists
Meeting time set up appointments, schedule meetings, use your BlackBerry as an alarm clock or a timer, and manage your passwords
Manage messages set up e-mail in an enterprise environment, use PIN-to-PIN messaging, and IM via BlackBerry Messenger
Easy browsing explore and configure BlackBerry's Browser application and check out third-party browsers
Say "cheese" take great photos and video and download music
Apps await check out the best available apps for e-mail, games, stock trades, and more
Open the book and find:
A guide to all your BlackBerry's features
Cool ways to make e-mail easier
Tips for managing your media files
Synchronization directions for PC or Mac
BlackBerry backup advice
Places to find cool apps
Ten BlackBerry games you'll love
Harness the power of the latest BlackBerry features
Manage meetings, appointments, and tasks on the go
Surf the Web, check e-mail, and take pictures and video
Load your BlackBerry with apps from BlackBerry App World
BlackBerry For Dummies, 4th Edition is an updated and practical user's guide to the BlackBerry handheld devices, covering a range of pragmatic and how-to topics, from the most useful features and tricks of the core BlackBerry applications to techniques to get the most Internet out of your BlackBerry. The book covers:
- Getting organized with your BlackBerry
- Managing your appointments and meetings with the Calendar
- Creating and managing your To-Do list
- Getting online and surfing the web
- Managing email
- Navigations tips and shortcuts for the BlackBerry
- Synching your BlackBerry with your desktop
- Power usage and consumption
- Taking great pictures with your BlackBerry
- Interconnecting BlackBerry applications
- Getting multimedia with your BlackBerry
- Taking advantage of the expandable memory
- Essential (and free) applications on your BlackBerry
In addition, the authors explain business tools, utilities, games, and great sites that deliver what they need when they need it. The BlackBerry is no longer just a phone or an email device, but rather a laptop replacement
Get the most juice out of your BlackBerry handheld!
Feature-rich and complex, the BlackBerry is the number one smartphone in the corporate world is among the most popular handhelds for business users. This new and updated edition includes all the latest and greatest information on new and current BlackBerry mobile devices.
Covering a range of valuable how-to topics, this helpful guide explores the BlackBerry's most useful features, techniques for getting the most out of your BlackBerry, and practical information about power usage.
- Covers all aspects of the number one smartphone in the corporate world—the BlackBerry
- Reviews managing appointments, creating a To Do list, getting online, using e-mail, and taking photos
- Shares navigation tips and shortcuts as well as essential applications for the BlackBerry
- Addresses power usage and consumption
- Advises on how to take advantage of the expandable memory
In addition, BlackBerry For Dummies, 4th Edition explains business tools, games, and great sites that deliver what you need for your BlackBerry, when you need it.
About the Author
Robert Kao is a computer-engineering expert who develops BlackBerry applications for an investment bank. Dante Sarigumba is a software developer, gizmo fan, and longtime BlackBerry user who programs extensively on the BlackBerry platform. They have written five previous BlackBerry For Dummies books.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with BlackBerry Smartphone.
Chapter 1: Your BlackBerry Isn't a Fruit.
Chapter 2: Navigating the BlackBerry.
Chapter 3: Turning On Your BlackBerry — and Keeping It Happy.
Part II: Organizing with BlackBerry.
Chapter 4: Remembering and Locating Your Acquaintances.
Chapter 5: Never Miss Another Appointment.
Chapter 6: Setting Alarms and Keeping Your Passwords.
Chapter 7: Calling Your Favorite Person.
Part III: Getting Online with Your BlackBerry.
Chapter 8: You’ve Got (Lots of) E-Mail.
Chapter 9: Too Cool for E-Mail.
Chapter 10: Instant Messaging on BlackBerry Messenger.
Chapter 11: Surfi ng the Internet Wave.
Part IV: Applications and Media on Your BlackBerry.
Chapter 12: Getting Around with Your BlackBerry GPS.
Chapter 13: Taking Great Pictures and Capturing Videos.
Chapter 14: Satisfy All Your Senses with the Media Player.
Chapter 15: Managing Media Files.
Chapter 16: Lifestyle Applications.
Part V: Working with BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
Chapter 17: Syncing the Synchronize Way.
Chapter 18: Switching Devices.
Chapter 19: Protecting Your Information.
Chapter 20: Installing and Managing Third-Party Applications.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Great BlackBerry Accessories.
Chapter 22: Ten Must-Have Applications.
Chapter 23: Ten Fun Games on Your BlackBerry.
Chapter 24: Ten Important Types of Web Sites.