Synopses & Reviews
A new Storm is brewing! Learn to use all the features of this pocket powerhouse
Already in love with a BlackBerry, or wondering if you want one? Here's what you need to know! Discover how to use the touch screen and different keyboards, manage e-mail, and make your BlackBerry Storm a pocket-sized office. You'll even find some supercool ideas from Kevin Michaluk, BlackBerry fanatic and founder of CrackBerry.com.
Pop out of the box — see how to personalize your Storm, how to feel secure, and what you can do with no setup
Get organized — use the PDA functions to¿maintain your contacts, appointments, and to-do lists
Make your life easier — by centralizing your passwords with Password Keeper
Keep in touch — with always-on e-mail, text messaging, PIN-to-PIN messages, and BlackBerry Messenger
Find the fun — play music, watch videos, take pictures, and choose new ring tones
Back to work — use BlackBerry Desktop Manager to make backups and sync with your PC or Mac
Talk to me — make and receive phone calls, conduct conference calls, and keep meeting notes
More apps to enjoy — explore BlackBerry App World and other app stores for hundreds of apps; some are free
Open the book and find:
How to tap, touch-press, and finger-scroll
Tips for typing on the Storm's two keyboard options
How to use the alarm clock feature
Browser and bookmarking tips
Insights and ideas fromKevin Michaluk, founder of CrackBerry.com
Advice on using Media Manager
How to move your stuff from an older BlackBerry
Ten fun games for the Storm
Learn How To:
Use the touch screen, Wi-Fi, and other updated features
Manage your contacts, e-mails, to-do lists, and calendar on your Storm
Multitask by sending an e-mail while you're on a conference call
Take great pictures
BlackBerry Storm For Dummies, 2nd Edition focuses on the new and exciting next generation product release. RIM is taking customer feedback seriously and has made this new release of the Storm even better than the last. This book is a practical user's guide to the BlackBerry Storm X, covering topics including:
- Learning to use the new and improved touch-screen
- The new Wifi capabilities
- Getting organized
- Entering and maintaining your contacts in the Address Book
- Managing your appointments and meetings with the Calendar
- Creating and managing your To-Do list
- Interconnecting BlackBerry Storm X applications
- Getting online and surfing the web
- Managing email
- Multitasking with the built-in phone along with other BlackBerry X applications
- Synching with your desktop
- Setting up and managing RSS feeds
- Power usage and consumption
- Taking great pictures with BlackBerry Storm X
- Taking full advantage of the multimedia features
Take your smartphone by storm and learn how to maximize its performance
RIM's next generation release of the BlackBerry Storm features an updated touch screen keyboard and WiFi. It's also noticeably thinner, lighter, and faster! With this updated release comes new—and more complex—features. This easy-to-understand guide provides you with valuable information to unlock the full potential for this powerful handheld.
Focused on the new and exciting features of the BlackBerry Storm, this book shows you how to use the touch screen, enter and maintain your contacts, manage your appointments and meetings, create and manage your To-Do lists, and much, much more.
- Introduces the new WiFi capabilities of the BlackBerry Storm
- Shows you how to get organized with your contacts, appointments, meetings, e-mail, and more
- Demonstrates how to sync up with your desktop
- Helps you find your way by using your BlackBerry Storm as a GPS device Provides instructions for taking great photos
Learn to take full advantage of everything your new BlackBerry Storm has to offer!
About the Author
has developed a number of BlackBerry applications.
Dante Sarigumba is a software developer and gizmo enthusiast who has done extensive programming on the BlackBerry.
Kevin Michaluk is the founderand editor of CrackBerry.com, the world's largest BlackBerry enthusiast Web site. CrackBerry.com features daily news, reviews, tips, tricks, and more from the world of BlackBerry.
Table of Contents
Part I: Meet and Greet Your BlackBerry Storm.
Chapter 1: Your BlackBerry Is Not an Edible Fruit.
Chapter 2: Navigating the BlackBerry Storm.
Chapter 3: Whipping Up a Storm of Your Own.
Part II: Getting Organized and Online with Your Storm.
Chapter 4: Remembering and Locating Your Acquaintances.
Chapter 5: Keeping Your Appointments.
Chapter 6: Setting Alarms and Keeping Your Passwords.
Chapter 7: You’ve Got (Lots of) E-Mail.
Chapter 8: Too Cool for E-Mail.
Chapter 9: Instant Messaging.
Chapter 10: Surfi ng the Internet Wave.
Part III: Going Multimedia with Your Storm.
Chapter 11: Taking Great Pictures.
Chapter 12: Satisfying Your Senses with Media Player.
Chapter 13: Getting around with BlackBerry GPS.
Chapter 14: Calling Your Favorite Person.
Part IV: Working with BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
Chapter 15: Syncing the Synchronize Way.
Chapter 16: Switching Devices.
Chapter 17: Protecting Your Information.
Chapter 18: Installing and Managing Third-Party Applications.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Great Storm Accessories.
Chapter 20: Ten Fun Games for Your Storm.
Chapter 21: Ten Important Types of Web Sites.