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CrackBerry

True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse

By Kevin Michaluk , Gary Mazo , Martin Trautschold

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A delayed train, a dip in the conversation, an early morning hour with no sleep—during these moments, do you feel an overwhelming urge to grab your BlackBerry? Do you know someone else who does? If the answer is yes, then look no further than this book...

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3180-6
  • 160 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner
  • Publication Date: October 19, 2010
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $19.99
  • eBook Price: $13.99
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A delayed train, a dip in the conversation, an early morning hour with no sleep—during these moments, do you feel an overwhelming urge to grab your BlackBerry? Do you know someone else who does? If the answer is yes, then look no further than this one-of-a-kind book...

CrackBerry: True Tales of Blackberry Use and Abuse covers the phenomenon of “BlackBerry Addiction,” offering true-life accounts of BlackBerry dependence and mishaps. You’ll find comfort and humor in the unbelievable tales of BlackBerry abuse and also learn some valuable tips along the way.

  • The definitive guide to responsible BlackBerry use.
  • How to tame and get the most out of your BlackBerry device
  • BlackBerry etiquette guidelines

This book offers a comprehensive "12 Step Plan" for BlackBerry users and abusers. It’s a must have if you own a BlackBerry, and maybe it’s the perfect gift for a friend who is showing signs of a BlackBerry addiction.

What you’ll learn

  • Dozens of user stories that are just too funny or too sad to believe
  • A unique "12 Step" approach to curb your BlackBerry dependence
  • Use effective strategies for balancing life and your BlackBerry
  • Work BlackBerry etiquette tips to live by
  • “BlackBerry Confessions” from the authors and users from CrackBerry.com
  • The “BlackBerry Quiz” to test your level of addiction

Who this book is for

For everyone who has used a BlackBerry smartphone!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. “I Can’t Be Without It!”
  2. “Do I Worship My BlackBerry?”
  3. “Step Away from the BlackBerry”
  4. “BlackBerry Boo-Boos”
  5. “Am I a BlackBerry Abuser?”
  6. “OK, I Am a BlackBerry Abuser”
  7. “Ask Others for Help”
  8. “BlackBerry Bystanders”
  9. “Scooping BlackBerry Poop”
  10. “BlackBerry Etiquette”
  11. “Conscious Contact or Constant Contact?”
  12. “Typing the Talk and Walking the Walk”
  13. Our Final Thoughts
  14. CrackBerry Terms and Definitions
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