BlackBerry Storm For Dummies [NOOK Book]

Overview

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.

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BlackBerry Storm For Dummies

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Overview

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!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470477861
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/3/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Robert Kao 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.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

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.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2009

    Excellent Reference for Storm Users

    I fwith things like memory management which seems a problem with the Storm.ound many aspects of the BlackBerry Storm difficult to grasp. It was my first real exposure to touch screen use. This book really helped me to master the basic interface and to become productive quickly. My only cvriticism is that there could be more "technical" information dealing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2009

    Help for riding out the STORM!

    As one whose family thinks of as technologically-challenged, I headed straight for this book when I bought my STORM. It helped me get started and now I go back when I'm ready to go more in depth or need help or a a review.
    My disappontment has been that it seems the book was written slightly before my version of the STORM, because some of the data does not fit my options. But I'd not have come this far without it, so have to say it helped!

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  • Posted April 22, 2009

    Excellent Source of Information for the Novice Strom User

    If you're like me, having all of the information in one place, rather than having to do multipe searches, than this book is for you. I found it to be very comprehensive and answered 99% of my questions. A very goof source for the Strom.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2009

    Basically, an in-depth owner's manual.

    This book is a great, in-depth owner's manual for the Storm. However, don't expect any really great tips, tricks or ideas that are not covered in the Storm manual. I recommend this book as a reference for people who have never had a BlackBerry device before since it explains the setup and operation in detail. The information presented is accurate, informative and concise.

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  • Posted March 23, 2009

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    I Also Recommend:

    Blackberry Storm - NOT Just for Dummies

    The Blackberry Storm is my first Blackberry but not my first smart phone. (My previous phone was a Treo 700W). I wanted to have a reference beyond that from the manufacturer/ cell provider. This book is clearly written and indexed. I've had several questions on trying to get the best use from my phone, such as getting pictures from the phone to my pc without having to send them. It's been easy to find the answers in The Blackberry Storm for Dummies

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