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BlackBerry Curve Made Simple

For the BlackBerry Curve 8520, 8530 and 8500 Series

By Gary Mazo , Martin Trautschold

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You're a proud owner of the bestselling smartphone in the world. Now learn how to make use of all of the Curve's features with this easy-to-read guide from two of the best BlackBerry trainers in the business.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3123-3
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publication Date: August 10, 2010
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $29.99
  • eBook Price: $20.99
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Full Description

You’re a proud owner of the bestselling smartphone in the world. Now learn how to make use of all of the Curve’s features with this easy-to-read guide from two of the best BlackBerry trainers in the business.

BlackBerry Curve Made Simple teaches you how to get the most out of your BlackBerry Curve 8500 and Curve 3G 9300 series smartphone. You’ll explore all of the features and uncover time-saving techniques—from emailing and scheduling to GPS mapping and using apps—all 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 Curve smartphones available.

What you’ll learn

  • Sync your Curve 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
  • Have fun with music, photos, and videos
  • Explore the BlackBerry App World and utilize apps
  • Use GPS and mapping to get around

Who this book is for

This book is for those who want to get the most out of the BlackBerry Curve 8500 and Curve 3G 9300 series devices. It is perfect for beginners but will also teach advanced users new techniques and shortcuts.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. E-mail Set Up    
  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 BlackBerry   
  9. Sounds: Ring and Vibrate   
  10. Phone and Voice Dialing   
  11. Advanced Phone   
  12. E-mail Like a Pro  
  13. Advanced E-mail Topics  
  14. Your Contact List 
  15. Managing Your Calendar  
  16. Getting Tasks Done    
  17. MemoPad: Using Sticky Notes   
  18. SMS Text and MMS Messaging  
  19. Even More Messaging   
  20. Adding Memory with a Media Card    
  21. Exploring Your Music Player 
  22. Snapping Pictures   
  23. Fun with Videos    
  24. Social Networking   
  25. Connect With Wi-Fi   
  26. BlackBerry App World   
  27. Connect with Bluetooth  
  28. Connect as Tethered Modem    
  29. Web Browser   
  30. Add or Remove Apps   
  31. Traveling: Maps and More    
  32. Other Applications    
  33. Searching for Lost Stuff    
  34. Securing Your Data    
  35. Fixing Problems    
  36. More Resources    
  37. Hotkeys—Open Almost Any App with One Key!
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