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BlackBerry for Work: Productivity for Professionals [NOOK Book]

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The BlackBerry is cool, and the BlackBerry is fun, but the BlackBerry also means serious business. For those of you who bought your BlackBerry to help get your life organized and free yourself from the ball-and-chain of desktop computing, BlackBerry for Work: Productivity for Professionals is the book to show you how. There are plenty of general-purpose BlackBerry guides, but this book shows you how to complete all the traditional smartphone tasks, like to-dos, calendars, and email, and become even more ...

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BlackBerry for Work: Productivity for Professionals

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Overview

The BlackBerry is cool, and the BlackBerry is fun, but the BlackBerry also means serious business. For those of you who bought your BlackBerry to help get your life organized and free yourself from the ball-and-chain of desktop computing, BlackBerry for Work: Productivity for Professionals is the book to show you how. There are plenty of general-purpose BlackBerry guides, but this book shows you how to complete all the traditional smartphone tasks, like to-dos, calendars, and email, and become even more efficient and productive. You’ll learn mechanisms for developing effective workflows specific to the features of the BlackBerry and also efficient strategies for dealing with the specialized aspects of business and professional lifestyles.



After giving a professionally targeted introduction to the built-in applications and configuration options, this book details the BlackBerry’s enterprise features. This book also delves into App World, the BlackBerry’s source for third-party software. It discusses some of the best business and vertical applications, and shows you how to take advantage of this wealth of add-ons and professional functionality.





  • The only business-specific guide to the BlackBerry.


  • Improve your productivity with innovative mobile workflows that free you from the desktop.


  • Make the BlackBerry work for you so you can work better.




The authors of BlackBerry for Work have decided to direct their share of the proceeds from the book to a charity in India. The Mitr Foundation is a trust founded in the city of Hyderabad, with the objective of contributing its might towards the empowerment of the girl child through education. Somewhere between the elite and the underprivileged lies the core essence of our endeavor. Shikha Gupta has pledged to undertake the responsibility of educating three children.



What you’ll learn


  • How to purchase a BlackBerry and configure it specifically for business


  • How to integrate built-in BlackBerry platform features into an everyday professional workflow


  • How to access enterprise-wide data and computing features


  • Specific organizational tips and sample workflows for different types of professions


  • How to deploy the BlackBerry platform across groups both large and small


  • The secrets of BlackBerry platform customization and personalization




Who this book is for


You have already purchased or are considering purchasing a BlackBerry. You know it’s the most reliable smartphone around, but you actually want to use it to make your professional life more efficient, productive, and lest we forget, fun! The BlackBerry has inherent uses for a broad range of professions, including management, sales, medical/dental, legal, real estate, training and education, human resources, and information technology, so there are many of you (or should I say us?). Some of us are novice mobile device users, and others are highly experienced mobile pros. No matter, because every professional BlackBerry user across this continuum of experience wants to learn to work smarter, better, and more efficiently. This book shows you how to use your BlackBerry to do this.



Table of Contents


  1. BlackBerry Models and Purchasing


  2. Setting Up Your BlackBerry


  3. BlackBerry as a Phone


  4. BlackBerry for E-mail


  5. BlackBerry for Text and Multimedia Messaging


  6. Calendaring on Your BlackBerry


  7. Contact Management on Your BlackBerry


  8. Web Browsing


  9. Exploring Other Built-in BlackBerry Functions


  10. BlackBerry as a Modem


  11. Google Apps on Your BlackBerry


  12. Maps


  13. BlackBerry as an iPod


  14. Understanding App World


  15. General Business Apps




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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430226277
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 3/24/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Kunal Mittal is a consultant specializing in Java technology, the J2EE platform, Web services, and service-oriented architecture technologies. He has co-authored and contributed to several books on these topics. Kunal is working on a BEA Portal project for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
With a bachelor of science degree in electronic media, Shikha Gupta works with Learnsmart India Private Limited as a content developer for online education. This comprises content creation for the Indian student, aimed improving grades at school as well as general knowledge. Her background includes script writing for some of the leading channels and production houses in Mumbai, India-Zoom Television, United Television (UTV) and Miditech Production House, respectively. A student of the arts, her other interests include theatre and literature.
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