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BlackBerry Storm2 Made Simple: Written for the Storm 9500 and 9530; and the Storm2 9520, 9530, and 9550 [NOOK Book]

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The sleek BlackBerry Storm is more than good looks—it also boasts a number of powerful features, including advanced SurePress typing technology, WiFi access, and video recording capabilities. With BlackBerry Storm 2 Made Simple, you’ll explore all the features and uncover valuable techniques—from emailing and scheduling to GPS mapping and using apps—through easy-to-read instructions and detailed visuals. Written by two successful BlackBerry trainers and authors, this is simply the most comprehensive and clear ...

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BlackBerry Storm2 Made Simple: Written for the Storm 9500 and 9530; and the Storm2 9520, 9530, and 9550

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Overview



The sleek BlackBerry Storm is more than good looks—it also boasts a number of powerful features, including advanced SurePress typing technology, WiFi access, and video recording capabilities. With BlackBerry Storm 2 Made Simple, you’ll explore all the features and uncover valuable techniques—from emailing and scheduling to GPS mapping and using apps—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 Storm and Storm 2 smartphones available.



What you’ll learn


  • Sync your Storm 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


  • Use Google Sync for true “Wireless Sync” without an Enterprise Server


  • Support for both BlackBerry Internet Service and Corporate BlackBerry Enterprise Server


  • Have fun with music, photos, and videos


  • Explore the BlackBerry App World and utilize apps


  • Use GPS and mapping to get around


  • Update your Facebook and Myspace pages right from your Storm




Who this book is for


This book is for those who want to get the most out of the BlackBerry Storm and Storm 2 devices. It is perfect for beginners but will also teach advanced users new techniques and shortcuts.



Table of Contents


  1. E-mail Setup


  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 Storm


  9. Sounds: Ring and Vibrate


  10. Phone and Voice Dialing


  11. Advanced Phone


  12. Social Networking


  13. E-mail Like a Pro


  14. Your Contact List


  15. Manage Your Calendar


  16. Get Tasks Done


  17. MemoPad: Sticky Notes


  18. SMS Text and MMS


  19. Even More Messaging


  20. Add Memory and Media


  21. Your Music Playe


  22. Snapping Pictures


  23. Fun with Videos


  24. Connect with Wi-Fi


  25. BlackBerry App World


  26. Connecting As a Tethered Modem


  27. Connecting with Bluetooth


  28. Web Browser


  29. Adding or Removing Apps


  30. Traveling: Maps & More


  31. Other Applications


  32. Searching for Lost Stuff


  33. Securing Your Data


  34. Fixing Connection Problems


  35. Boost Your Battery


  36. More Resources




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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430231219
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 8/31/2010
  • Series: Apress Made Simple Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 640
  • File size: 37 MB
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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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