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The BlackBerry smartphone series has enjoyed a decade of success. More than 50 million BlackBerry handsets have been sold worldwide. With such a large number of BlackBerry gadgets in the hands of users, owners of a Blackberry Curve, Blackberry Storm 2, or Blackberry Bold are in for a treat. The new "Made Simple" BlackBerry books are packed with inspirational tips and tricks that enable BlackBerry owners to add some sizzle to their smartphone expertise. It is time for BlackBerry owners to get the most out of their Blackberry devices.

About "BlackBerry Curve Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Curve 8500 Series"
The BlackBerry Curve is one of the bestselling smartphones in the world. Written by two successful BlackBerry trainers and authors, "BlackBerry Curve Made Simple" shows readers how to make use of all of the BlackBerry Curve 8500 series’ features. It is perfect for beginners but will also teach advanced users new techniques and shortcuts. This book is the most comprehensive guidebook to the BlackBerry Curve available.

"BlackBerry Curve Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Curve 8500 Series"
By Gary Mazo, Martin Trautschold
ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3123-3
ISBN10: 1-4302-3123-8
600 pp.
Published August 31, 2010
Print Book Price: $29.99
eBook Price: $20.99


About "BlackBerry Bold Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9650 Series"
With an elegant design, a high-res display, and a speedy processor, the BlackBerry Bold is a 
top-notch device. "BlackBerry Bold Made Simple" is an easy-to-read guide that teaches readers how to take advantage of all the features of the BlackBerry Bold and discloses time-saving techniques—from emailing and scheduling to video recording and expanding memory—all through easy-to-read instructions and detailed visuals.

"BlackBerry Bold Made Simple: For the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9650 Series"
By Gary Mazo, Martin Trautschold
ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3117-2
ISBN10: 1-4302-3117-3
436 pp.
Published August 31, 2010
Print Book Price: $29.99
eBook Price: $20.99


About "BlackBerry Storm 2 Made Simple: For BlackBerry Storm & Storm 2"
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. "BlackBerry Storm 2 Made Simple" explores exciting BlackBerry Storm 2 features such as emailing, scheduling, GPS mapping, and using apps. This book is a comprehensive compendium to getting the most out of the sleek BlackBerry Storm 2.

"BlackBerry Storm 2 Made Simple: For BlackBerry Storm & Storm 2"
By Gary Mazo, Martin Trautschold
ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3120-2
ISBN10: 1-4302-3120-3
726 pp.
Published August 31, 2010
Print Book Price: $29.99
eBook Price: $20.99


About the Authors
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 thirteen books in the "Made Simple" Series. Along with Martin Trautschold 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 at the University of Phoenix—teaching Writing, Philosophy, Technical Writing and more. Gary is a regular contributor to CrackBerry.com—writing product reviews and adding Editorial Content. 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.

Martin Trautschold is the Founder and CEO 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 Smartphone users with short, to-the-point video tutorials. He has now co-authored fifteen Made Simple guide books. Martin also 
co-founded, ran for 3 years, 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.

About the "Made Simple" Series
The "Made Simple" Series of books has been created for the serious business of having fun. The "Made Simple" Series teaches novice, intermediate, and advanced level users of Blackberry Bold, Blackberry Curve, Blackberry Storm 2, iPad, iPhone XG, or iPod Touch how to get the most out of the device. All books are packed with illustrations, cool tips, time-saving shortcuts, useful tricks, and hidden gems to organize, explore, and revolutionize the reader’s digital world.