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BlackBerry Curve Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Curve 8520, 8530 and 8500 Series
     

BlackBerry Curve Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Curve 8520, 8530 and 8500 Series

by Gary Mazo
 

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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.

Overview

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
  1. E-mail Set Up    
  2. Windows PC Setup    
  3. Windows PC Media and File Transfer    
  4. Apple Mac Setup   
  5. Apple Mac Media and File Transfer   
  6. Typing, Spelling, and Help  
  7. Save Time with AutoText   
  8. Personalize Your BlackBerry   
  9. Sounds: Ring and Vibrate   
  10. Phone and Voice Dialing   
  11. Advanced Phone   
  12. E-mail Like a Pro  
  13. Advanced E-mail Topics  
  14. Your Contact List 
  15. Managing Your Calendar  
  16. Getting Tasks Done    
  17. MemoPad: Using Sticky Notes   
  18. SMS Text and MMS Messaging  
  19. Even More Messaging   
  20. Adding Memory with a Media Card    
  21. Exploring Your Music Player 
  22. Snapping Pictures   
  23. Fun with Videos    
  24. Social Networking   
  25. Connect With Wi-Fi   
  26. BlackBerry App World   
  27. Connect with Bluetooth  
  28. Connect as Tethered Modem    
  29. Web Browser   
  30. Add or Remove Apps   
  31. Traveling: Maps and More    
  32. Other Applications    
  33. Searching for Lost Stuff    
  34. Securing Your Data    
  35. Fixing Problems    
  36. More Resources    
  37. Hotkeys—Open Almost Any App with One Key!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430231240
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
08/10/2010
Series:
Apress Made Simple Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
600
File size:
21 MB
Note:
This product may take a few minutes to download.

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Meet the Author

Gary Mazo is vice president of Made Simple Learning and is a writer, a college professor, a gadget nut and an ordained rabbi. Gary joined Made Simple Learning in 2007 and has co-authored the last 13 books in the Made Simple series. Along with Martin and Kevin Michaluk from CrackBerry.com, Gary co-wrote CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse a book about BlackBerry addiction and how to get a grip on one's BlackBerry use. Gary also teaches writing, philosophy, technical writing and more at the University of Phoenix. Gary is a regular contributor to CrackBerry.com, writing product reviews and adding editorial content. He holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Brandeis University. Gary earned his master's in Hebrew letters as well as ordination as rabbi from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has served congregations in Dayton, Ohio, Cherry Hill, New Jersey and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Gary is married to Gloria Schwartz Mazo and between them, they have six children. Gary can be reached at: gary@madesimplelearning.com.
Martin Trautschold is the founder and chief executive officer of Made Simple Learning, a leading provider of Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry and Palm webOS books and video tutorials. He has been a successful entrepreneur in the mobile device training and software business since 2001. With Made Simple Learning, he has been helping to train thousands of BlackBerry users with short, to-the-point video tutorials. He has now co-authored 15 Made Simple guide books. Martin also co-founded, ran for three years, then sold a mobile device software company. Prior to this, Martin spent 15 years in technology and business consulting in the U.S. and Japan. He holds an engineering degree from Princeton University and a master's in business administration from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Martin and his wife, Julia, have three daughters. Martin enjoys rowing and cycling. He can be reached at martin@madesimplelearning.com.

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