Category: Tips n’ Tricks

Vivek Bardwaj of RIM Shows How The “Open On” Feature Works on BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0

February 8, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

At BlackBerry DevCon Europe 2012 we watched CEO Thorsten Heins introduce Vivek Bhardwaj and he was demonstrating OS 2.0. Vivek also tried to demonstrate the Bridge and OS 2.0 with “Open On” but it didn’t work. RIM wouldn’t leave you waiting, so they followed up with Vivek and posted the video showing how it works.

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Gesture Tester Free And Available For The BlackBerry PlayBook

May 30, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

You finally got yourself a PlayBook, whether it was you who bought it or was gifted with it. Or maybe you’ve had it but haven’t had much time to play with it and get a feel for what it can do. If so, Gesture Tester is for you. Check it out…

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Dear RIM: Apps Wish List For The BlackBerry PlayBook

May 9, 2011 | By | 6 Comments

With great apps already released such as Poynt,┬áthe Need For Speed , and Slacker, we can’t help but be excited for new apps as they become available. I know I have a few favorites I’m hoping will come soon, but for now it’s only wishing. So here are some apps and options I’m hoping to […]

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PlayBook Etiquette: How to Politely Decline an Offer to “Can I Try It”

April 19, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

No doubt you have your very own PlayBook by now, have unboxed it, and fully set it up to bridge to with your BlackBerry smartphone. However as much as you’d like to shelter your new PlayBook from the outside world, its form-factor is going to beg you to take it out for a stroll around […]

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Back To Basics With BlackBerry OS 6: Phone Options

February 15, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

Some of us upgraded to OS 6 and are lost since we’ve been used to using OS 4.5 and OS 5. The transition has been easy for some and confusing for others, like Windows XP to Windows Vista. So this time we’re looking at the phone. You’ll notice dialing doesn’t bring up the phone instantly […]

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Back To Basics With OS 6: Changing Profiles, Sounds, And Alerts

February 7, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

Many of us have just updated to the new OS 6, and some of us are lost and relearning a new OS on the BlackBerry. We introduced you to the homescreen so tonight I’m going to show you how to change sounds and personalize your phone with OS 6. Check it out…

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How To Change Your Twitter Profile/Pic From Your BlackBerry

January 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Today I know with 2011 here, perhaps refreshing our Twitter profiles and changing pics are in order. The usual way is to sign in to our Twitter account from the PC, but you can also do it from your BlackBerry. Check it out…

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The Beginner’s Guide To The BlackBerry Options, Part Two

August 16, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

I started going through the Options with you, and now we’ll complete the tour of the BlackBerry Options on your BlackBerry, and you’ll have a better understanding of how to use it and what you can do with it. So follow along as we take up where we left off in Part One.

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The Basics Of BlackBerry Messenger, Including Restoring BBM Contacts

August 13, 2010 | By | 8 Comments

I’m posting this in response to the few questions and comments over the update of the newly released BBM and some users have experienced the loss of their contacts, or appear to have lost their contacts. This is to show you the basics for those of us who are new and those who are new […]

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Got Mail? How To Set Up Your Email On Your BlackBerry

July 25, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

We know we take for granted what we’ve learned so well. But there are times that you get your first BlackBerry, whether it’s your first personal one or you’re changing carriers. One of the first things you’ll want to do is add your email. I’m going to give you two ways to do this.

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Reminder: BlackBerry Webcast For Developers Now Available On-Demand

April 16, 2010 | By | 4 Comments

We let you know earlier this week that RIM was holding the latest in their series of Webcasts for Developers on Tuesday, April 13th. The topic this time around was the BlackBerry Application Platform Push Service and covered aspects such as how to apply for the service and how it can be useful to your […]

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RIM Presenting New Webcast For Developers Tuesday, April 13th

April 12, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

RIM is presenting their latest webcast for developers Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 2:00 PM EST. This time around they are talking about the BlackBerry Application Platform Push Service and it is sure to be an informative discussion as always. Pratik Sapra, Mobile Application Development Specialist, and Joe Reda, Application Development Consultant, are the presenters, […]

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