BlackBerry Curve For Dummies

Overview

Get the most from your BlackBerry Curve with this easy-to-understand reference

The BlackBerry Curve smartphone is the most popular BlackBerry model sold by Research in Motion. It boasts an optical trackpad, dedicated media keys, easy media sharing, Mac compatibility, iTunes synchronization, a camera, Wi-Fi calling, and extended battery life—to name just a few features. This fun, friendly, and easy-to-understand book is a practical guide to the BlackBerry Curve and covers an ...

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Overview

Get the most from your BlackBerry Curve with this easy-to-understand reference

The BlackBerry Curve smartphone is the most popular BlackBerry model sold by Research in Motion. It boasts an optical trackpad, dedicated media keys, easy media sharing, Mac compatibility, iTunes synchronization, a camera, Wi-Fi calling, and extended battery life—to name just a few features. This fun, friendly, and easy-to-understand book is a practical guide to the BlackBerry Curve and covers an array of how-to topics to help you get the most out of this exciting handheld device.

You'll learn the parts of the Curve, how to navigate the QWERTY keyboard, set up contacts and make appointments, download the latest applications, take great pictures, take advantage of the expandable memory, and much more.

  • Serves as a practical, hands-on guide to the BlackBerry Curve smartphoneCovers all current and newly introduced models of the BlackBerry Curve
  • Shows how to get online and surf the Web, manage e-mail, and create a to-do list
  • Demonstrates navigation tips and shortcuts
  • Guides you through upgrades to the newest Curve models
  • Explains how to take advantage of the expandable memory, get multimedia, and download apps from BlackBerry App World
  • Walks you through syncing your BlackBerry with your desktop

Avoid the learning curve with this helpful guide to the BlackBerry Curve!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470587447
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Kao has created numerous applications on the BlackBerry platform and founded a mobile startup. Dante Sarigumba has written several BlackBerry applications and is cohost of a regular podcast, "Mobile Computing Authority." They are coauthors of all previous editions of BlackBerry For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started with BlackBerry Curve.

Chapter 1: Can’t Go Wrong with the Best-Selling Smartphone.

Chapter 2: Navigating the BlackBerry Curve.

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

Part II: Organizing with Curve.

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 Curve.

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: Music, Pictures, and Movies on Your Curve.

Chapter 12: Getting Around with Your BlackBerry GPS.

Chapter 13: Taking Great Pictures and Capturing Videos.

Chapter 14: Satisfy Your Senses with Media Player.

Chapter 15: Managing Media Files.

Part V: Working with BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

Chapter 16: Syncing the Synchronize Way.

Chapter 17: Switching Devices.

Chapter 18: Protecting Your Information.

Chapter 19: Installing and Managing Third-Party Applications.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Great BlackBerry Accessories.

Chapter 21: Ten Must-Have Applications.

Chapter 22: Ten Important Types of Web Sites.

Index.

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