BlackBerry Torch Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Torch 9800 Series Smartphones

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The flagship BlackBerry Torch finally has a book from the Made Simple Team to help you unlock all its rich features. This 500+ page guide is a complete reference with all the apps covered hundreds of annotated screenshots and step-by-step directions. BlackBerry Torch Made Simple by Martin Trautschold and Gary Mazo will transform you into a BlackBerry Torch expert, improving your productivity, and most importantly, helping ...

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Overview

Product Description

The flagship BlackBerry Torch finally has a book from the Made Simple Team to help you unlock all its rich features. This 500+ page guide is a complete reference with all the apps covered hundreds of annotated screenshots and step-by-step directions. BlackBerry Torch Made Simple by Martin Trautschold and Gary Mazo will transform you into a BlackBerry Torch expert, improving your productivity, and most importantly, helping you take advantage of all of the cool features of this BlackBerry.

This Book is unique in that it helps both Windows™ and Apple Mac™ users with all aspects of the BlackBerry® Smartphones. There are over 1,000 screen shots that are carefully annotated to show the reader step-by-step instructions. Everything is written in plain English and includes steps on how to do just about anything with the BlackBerry®. This book covers all the enhancement of the BlackBerry® version 6.0 Operating System as well.

Some of the highlights include:

• Dozens of hidden or little-known time-saving tips and tricks.

• Make sure you never miss another 'To-Do' item using the "Flag for Follow Up" feature in Email.

• Using "BlackBerry® App World™."

• Synchronizing your BlackBerry with your Windows™ or Mac™ computer.

• How to squeeze every ounce of power from the Address Book, Calendar, Tasks and MemoPad.

• How to become "Master of Your BlackBerry Email"

• How to use Google Sync for true "Wireless Sync" without an Enterprise Server

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

• Tips and tricks to unlock the rich Media Features of the BlackBerry Torch™.

• How to turn your BlackBerry into something that could replace a video and audio "iPod™"

• How to use your BlackBerry for Mapping (including Google Maps.)

• How to Use the BlackBerry Messenger App

• Learn how to go Online as well as update your Facebook page, send a Tweet - right from your BlackBerry

Table of Contents:

BlackBerry Torch Made Simple

Covers: BlackBerry Torch 9800

Part 1: Quick Start Guide

Part 2: Introduction -

Part 3: You and Your Torch

1. Getting Started: Including: Email Setup, Add Memory and Media, Connect with WiFi, Connecting with Bluetooth, Boost your Battery, Securing your Data

2. Windows PC Setup

3. Windows PC Media and File Transfer

4. Apple Mac Setup

5. Apple Mac Media and File Transfer

6. Typing, Auto text, Spelling, Search and Help

7. Personalize your Torch , Sounds: Ring and Vibrate

8. Phone and Voice Dialing (including Advanced Phone)

9. Email like a Pro

10. Your Contact List

11. Manage Your Calendar

12. SMS Text and MMS

13. BlackBerry Messenger

14. Social Networking and Social Feeds

15. Tasks and Memos

16. Your Music Player

17. Snapping Pictures

18. Fun with Videos

19. Web Browser

20. BlackBerry App World (including Add and Remove Apps)

21. Traveling: Maps and More

22. Utilities: Clock, Calculator and Weather

23. Troubleshooting

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781456576431
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 2/10/2011
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Trautschold is the founder and CEO of Made Simple Learning, a leading provider of Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry, Android, 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 helped to train thousands of Smartphone users with short, to-the-point video tutorials. Martin has now co-authored twenty "Made Simple" guide books. He also co-founded, ran for 3 years, and then sold a mobile device software company. Prior to this, Martin spent 15 years in technology and business consulting in the US and Japan. He holds an engineering degree from Princeton University and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Martin and his wife, Julia, have three daughters. He enjoys rowing with the Halifax Rowing Association in Daytona Beach, Florida and cycling with friends. Martin can be reached at martin@madesimplelearning.com .

Gary Mazo is Vice President of Made Simple Learning. Gary joined Made Simple Learning in 200g and has co-authored the last nineteen 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. He holds a BA in anthropology from Brandeis University. Gary earned his M.A.H.L (Masters 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. When not writing or teaching, Gary enjoys cycling and playing the piano. Gary is married to Gloria Schwartz Mazo; they have six children. Gary can be reached at: gary@madesimplelearning.com.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2011

    Highly recommended

    A MUST for anyone with a TORCH. Every chanpter useful with pitcure and step-by-step instructions.

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