Tag: Al Sacco

Introducing The BlackBerry Bold 9900/9900 Leather Touch Pong Case

March 19, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

From time to time we read or hear about SAR ratings and the dangers behind them. Even BlackBerry pro user and CIO journalist Al Sacco has written about the subject back in June 2008. After hearing the subject come up frequently, I decided to purchase a Pong case and explain the subject. Check it out…

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The 7 Solid Reasons To Keep Your Faith And Hold On To Your BlackBerry

July 27, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

CIO’s Al Sacco wrote a great article on the 7 Solid Reasons To Keep Your Faith In RIM, BlackBerry which I wanted to share with our readers. The article outlines some great points why BlackBerry is strong and not going anywhere. Despite what negative comments fly, the truth holds strong. Check it out…

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BlackBerry PlayBook: BlackBerry Device Is Not Required

April 24, 2011 | By | 12 Comments

I think it’s important to stress the fact that the BlackBerry PlayBook does not need a BlackBerry. It runs by itself, and the BlackBerry Bridge is there for enterprise and syncing some of your information, but it’s not a requirement. Al Sacco from CIO has some important points. Check it out…

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RIM Defends Its BlackBerry Security, Responding To The Ban

August 3, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

The pending ban of BlackBerry as deemed by the United Arab Emirates, will affect Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and will include foreign visitors as well, leaving only phone service available. RIM has had other requests from these countries. The Kuwaiti government wants RIM to cut off access to porn sites and Saudi Arabia wants the […]

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Al Sacco’s Video And RIM’s Response to Steve Job’s “Death Grip” Statement

July 18, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

This is getting to be nearly as entertaining as a reality show. The iPhone has received quite the publicity lately over the “Death Grip” and Apple held a press conference addressing the issue. Steve Jobs also presented a video and stating even a BlackBerry will lose signal when held in certain ways. RIM didn’t take […]

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Don’t Be Scared, Be Cautious….

February 8, 2010 | By | 7 Comments

Al Sacco, my friend and BlackBerry Guru of CIO,  has an excellent article “The Latest BlackBerry Spyware Scare: Don’t Worry Yet“, and it’s about the latest study done with the Proof-Of-Concept and his views on it. While we present you the facts, I try to point out we’re not discouraging you, only urging you to […]

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The Free BlackBerry Apps: Your BlackBerry Smartphone’s Best Friends

February 6, 2010 | By | 8 Comments

My friend, Al Sacco from CIO, posted a great slideshow article about his ten favorite free apps and it’s definitely a post you should check out. I know we all love the word free, especially when it works. We thought we’d share Al’s article and share some of our favorite free apps with you, check […]

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The Best Six Tips For BBM That Every BlackBerry Owner Should Know

February 3, 2010 | By | 28 Comments

My friend and BlackBerry guru, Al Sacco of CIO, has written an excellent article about BBM that every BlackBerry owner should read. It’s about getting more use out of it, avoiding the pitfalls, and keeping your device protected. The article goes into the best way to use your BBM while safeguarding yourself. You’re not going […]

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Could There Be Problems With Pointing A Finger At Your BlackBerry?

January 31, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

I’m referring to biometrics of course. Al Sacco of CIO, posted a great article, and it’s entitled: “Why Fingerprint Scanning Via TrackPad Could Be An IT Nightmare”. The article refers to the well-known security safeguards of the BlackBerry devices and that of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server corporate mail server. RIM has recently filed a USPTO […]

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Research In Motion And A Freedom Of Information Act

September 29, 2009 | By | 2 Comments

Thanks to Al Sacco, who wrote this great article that brought to light the ongoing saga of RIM, NTP, and the Department of Justice and the legalities RIM is still facing. It’s an intriguing story and great read if you use a BlackBerry. It began in 2002, it was settled in 2006, but it appears […]

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Washington DC VA Is Proving That A BlackBerry Is Good For The Heart

September 15, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Since I listed the article about the 25 health apps, I wanted to mention a very interesting article by Al Sacco which is about Washington DC VA Medical Center and how they are using the BlackBerry to save lives. It is the first hospital in the US to use a fully-automated version of mVisums mobile […]

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Troubleshooting Tips And Tricks For BlackBerry

July 31, 2009 | By | 10 Comments

There’s a really good article out about great troubleshooting tips for BlackBerry, with some great input by Al Sacco, in Computer World. RIM had listed ten of it’s own top 10 troubleshooting tips and tricks.  Al listed the popular top ten along with adding some of his comments from his experience where it was relevant. […]

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