BlackBerry Storm For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 3, 2009 - Computers - 312 pages
The long-awaited BlackBerry Storm is here! Take advantage of all the cool things your new touch-screen BlackBerry can do with BlackBerry Storm For Dummies.

Your BlackBerry Storm can help you organize your calendar, surf the Internet, and stay in constant contact. it even works like a modem for your laptop. BlackBerry Storm For Dummies shows you how to unlock all of the exciting capabilities of your BlackBerry Storm. You’ll discover how to:

  • Customize your BlackBerry Storm, learn to navigate the touch screen, manage power consumption, and protect your device
  • Set up your contacts, keep notes, synchronize lists with your desktop, and manage your calendar
  • Keep in touch with e-mail, PIN-to-PIN and instant messaging, and phone calls
  • Browse the Internet and keep track of key sites
  • Play music and videos, take pictures or mini-movies, and tune in the news
  • Activate Storm’s built-in GPS and use Google Maps or BlackBerry Map
  • Synchronize your BlackBerry with your desktop so your data is consistent wherever you go
  • Prepare your laptop to use your BlackBerry Storm as a modem
  • Install and manage third-party applications
  • Keep your personal information safe

You’ll find tips for tapping and thumbing the touch screen, secrets for taking great photos and videos, and even fun games to play on your Storm. Whether you’re upgrading from an earlier model or you just got your first BlackBerry, BlackBerry Storm For Dummies helps you utilize everything this handy device has to offer.


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Exploring Your BlackBerrys Face
Physical Keys and More
Whipping Up a Storm of Your
Remembering and Locating Your Acquaintances
Keeping Your Appointments
Making Notes and Calculations
Getting Multimedia and Online with Your Storm
Too Coolfor EMail Sending and ReceivingPINtoPIN Messages
Exercising Optionsand Optimizing Techniques Configuring Browser
Calling Your Favorite Person
Taking Great Pictures with Your Storm
Satisfying Your Senses with the Media Player
Getting around with BlackBerry
Working with Desktop Manager
Protecting Your Information
Installing and Managing ThirdParty Applications

Surfing the Internet Wave
Saving or sendingaWeb address Bookmarking Your Favorite Sites Adding a bookmark
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About the author (2009)

Robert Kao has been developing extensively on the BlackBerry handheld platform for an investment bank in New York City. Dante Sarigumba has more than 12 years of experience in developing software on an array of environments, and cohosts a biweekly podcast called Mobile Computing Authority.

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