Category: Tips n’ Tricks

Tips And Reminders For Newbies And The Beginners

July 27, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

With the leak of the BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 and the files available on line, there’s been a few things that are important to stress and go over for some newbies and fresh BlackBerry owners. I’m going to lead by example and share my own experience to stress why some things are important. First of all, […]

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Free! ForceRadioOn App for BlackBerry – Does what it says!

June 10, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

So many new applications get released into the BlackBerry Sync Store on a daily basis. Yesterday I was browsing the latest software and stumbled across a new application called ForceRadioOn, which basically allows your devices radio to turn on even when the battery is extremely low. I know many times I have been stuck without […]

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How To Install A Theme on your BlackBerry

June 5, 2009 | By | 5 Comments

You finally find a theme you like, one you have to have, and you’re ready to install it. I remember when I found the Matrix, I was so thrilled! There are different types of themes out there.  I’m going to go through the ways of installing two types of themes: OTA and as a zip […]

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Ringtones Tutorial: Where To Get And Use FREE Ringtones

June 3, 2009 | By | 9 Comments

Part of the beauty of having a BlackBerry, or any smart phone, is that you don’t have to pay for ringtones any more. This is something everyone likes, and it’s true. You’ll never have to pay for ringtones again unless you choose to. So today I’m going to show you where to go, and how […]

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The Basic Set Up Of Your BlackBerry

May 15, 2009 | By | 6 Comments

There is always your first BlackBerry, whether it be a work phone you receive, your very first purchased BlackBerry you purchase from an authorized agent, or even an online purchase. The difference in loving your BlackBerry and despising your BlackBerry all fall within the proper set up of your BlackBerry and learning from the start some of […]

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Tip: How to use Messaging Shortcuts on a SureType Keyboard

May 13, 2009 | By | 8 Comments

I decided to check up and see how RIM’s new official blog “Inside BlackBerry” was coming along. One of the writers over there by the name of Mark, who is the email expert posted some great tips on how to use SureType shortcuts. SureType is a great system designed by RIM to simplify and condense […]

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How To Upgrade Your BlackBerry OS, Step By Step

May 3, 2009 | By | 9 Comments

One of the most beneficial things you can do to keep your BlackBerry happy and running smoothly is to keep everything upgraded. Not only your apps as they come out, but your Desktop Manager and OS as well. There is always a reason why there’s an upgrade available and you should always be sure to […]

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Hi, My Name Is….Why and How to Create a VCard

April 23, 2009 | By | 8 Comments

One of the questions I get is how to create a virtual business card, also known as a VCard. The politically correct definition of a Vcard is an electronic business card. It is a very important and powerful means of Personal Data Interchange, or PDI. It will help you with your communications in a way […]

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Happy Earth Day! Recycling Your Phone!

April 22, 2009 | By | 25 Comments

Happy Earth Day to all our readers. So to commemorate the day, I would like to go over how to recycle your phone. So you’ve either decided to get your first BlackBerry or you have a BlackBerry and would like a newer model, this is how you do it. You can either donate your BlackBerry, […]

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Preparing For Earth Day: SAVE THE MEMORY!

April 20, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

I know we all have had some times where we’ve had to do the battery pull because of the hourglass taking forever and a day. And it usuallly happens when we least need it to. So in light of this, I am going to go over the best practices for freeing memory up and helping […]

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Preparing for Earth Day: SAVE THE BATTERY

April 19, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

It’s the middle of the day, and suddenly the yellow light starts to blink and then the all too familiar sound of the beep notifying you that your BlackBerry is about to go to sleep because of a dying battery, and your realize you need to charge it fast! Earth Day is officially April 22nd, and […]

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Introducing – The new home for BES Admins

January 31, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

If your a BlackBerry BES Admin then you know not many BlackBerry communities cover BES in great detail until now. A new site called, has been started by BES administrators and is designed for BES administrators. It’s a great idea and looks like it will be huge for the BlackBerry community! If you are […]

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