BlackBerry All-in-One For Dummies

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Surpass the smartphone basics and get everything your BlackBerry can deliver

Love your BlackBerry? Just wait until you discover how to customize the settings, organize your contacts and schedule, manage your e-mail, download media files from your PC or Mac, check your Facebook page, get restaurant reviews, take and share photos, and entertain yourself with a game while you wait for the train. It's all here, ...

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Overview

Surpass the smartphone basics and get everything your BlackBerry can deliver

Love your BlackBerry? Just wait until you discover how to customize the settings, organize your contacts and schedule, manage your e-mail, download media files from your PC or Mac, check your Facebook page, get restaurant reviews, take and share photos, and entertain yourself with a game while you wait for the train. It's all here, and much more!

  • BlackBerry inside out — configure your BlackBerry, get navigation and connectivity tips, and compare models
  • Let's get organized — organize and manage contacts, appointments, to-dos, and passwords
  • Get online — surf the Web, set bookmarks, send and retrieve e-mail, and keep in touch via BlackBerry Messenger
  • Improve your management — use BlackBerry Desktop Manager to transfer, sync, and secure data
  • That's entertainment — get and play music, shoot and share videos and photos, and manage media files
  • Navigate the world of apps — find apps for maps and GPS, financial information, games, and weather reports
  • Build your own — learn to create and market your own BlackBerry apps
  • BlackBerry in the enterprise — see how to plan, maintain, and manage your BlackBerry environment in a business setting

Open the book and find:

  • Touchscreen navigation and typing tips
  • A comparison of connectivity options
  • How to use voice commands
  • Different instant-messaging choices
  • Tips on troubleshooting and upgrading your BlackBerry
  • Various tools for managing media
  • BlackBerry productivity apps
  • How to bring life to your app idea

8 books in 1

  • Smartphone Basics
  • Organization and Productivity
  • Collaborating, Communicating, and Getting Online
  • Desktop Operations
  • Music, Photos, Videos, and TV
  • BlackBerry Applications
  • Roadmap to Application Development
  • Enterprise Communications
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470531204
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/12/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Book I: Smartphone Basics.

Chapter 1: The BlackBerry Platform in a Nutshell.

Chapter 2: Navigating Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 3: Confi guring and Using Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 4: Connectivity Options.

Chapter 5: Checking Out the Latest BlackBerry Models.

Chapter 6: Checking Out the Device Software 5.0 Features.

Book II: Organization and Productivity.

Chapter 1: Managing and Locating Your Contacts.

Chapter 2: Managing Your Appointments.

Chapter 3: Creating To-Do's and Safely Storing Your Passwords.

Chapter 4: Taking Control of the Phone.

Chapter 5: Using Your Voice to Do More.

Book III: Collaborating, Communicating, and Getting Online.

Chapter 1: Surfi ng the Web with a BlackBerry.

Chapter 2: Using E-Mail.

Chapter 3: Messaging from Your BlackBerry.

Chapter 4: Using BlackBerry Messenger.

Book IV: Desktop Operations.

Chapter 1: Introducing BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

Chapter 2: Synchronizing Data through Desktop Manager.

Chapter 3: Synchronizing Data through the Mac.

Chapter 4: Protecting Your Information.

Chapter 5: Transferring Data to a New BlackBerry.

Chapter 6: Using Application Loader for Downloading Success.

Book V: Music, Photos, Videos, and TV.

Chapter 1: Managing Media Files through Your Computer.

Chapter 2: Acquiring and Listening to Music.

Chapter 3: Taking, Viewing, and Managing Photos.

Chapter 4: Recording, Viewing, and Managing Video.

Book VI: BlackBerry Applications.

Chapter 1: Finding Applications.

Chapter 2: Networking Like a Social Butterfly.

Chapter 3: All Work and No Play Makes for a Boring BlackBerry.

Chapter 4: Managing Time and Resources.

Chapter 5: Using Apps to Stay in Touch and in the Know.

Chapter 6: Knowing What's Around You and Where You Are.

Book VII: Roadmap to Application Development.

Chapter 1: Getting a Start in BlackBerry Application Development.

Chapter 2: Brainstorming Your Application.

Chapter 3: Getting Your Applications Out There.

Book VIII: Enterprise Communications.

Chapter 1: BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Chapter 2: Security and Compliance.

Chapter 3: Understanding How BlackBerry Applications Are Deployed across the Enterprise.

Chapter 4: Using Mobile Voice System.

Chapter 5: Tools for Maintaining a Healthy Enterprise Environment.

Chapter 6: Looking at Features in BES 5.0.

Index.

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