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BlackBerry Apps for News and Sports Updates

Your BlackBerry makes it incredibly easy to stay up on the latest news, whether you want to know world events or the latest sports score. These apps give you the best and brightest of online news as presented [more…]

BlackBerry Apps for Financial Information

Get your finances in order from your BlackBerry. You can find apps that deal with all things financial, from locating an ATM to following stocks to calculating car payments. You can even use the PayPal [more…]

Calendar BlackBerry Apps

Keeping track of all your appointments, tasks, meetings, and shopping lists just got much easier with the BlackBerry. These apps provide calendars and calendar entries that you can use to stay on top of [more…]

BlackBerry Apps for Music and Movies

Your BlackBerry can be a lifesaver if you want to know the name of that song playing in the bar or want to find out the time for the next showing of that new blockbuster. These apps can also bring the [more…]

BlackBerry App Games

BlackBerry app games may not make you more productive, but they can definitely help you stay stress-free. These game apps give your brain a rest or a workout, depending on what you feel like playing. [more…]

Just for Fun BlackBerry Apps

These BlackBerry apps are a lot of fun — and that’s about all. They don’t help you be more productive, but they can make you the center of attention at your next party, whether you’re mixing the drinks [more…]

BlackBerry Apps for Maintenance Tasks

You can keep your BlackBerry in tip-top shape by using apps designed for maintaining your PDA. Set features up just the way you want, get rid of the clutter, and even locate your BlackBerry when it goes [more…]

BlackBerry Apps That Can Provide Security

Because the BlackBerry can hold so much important information, you want to protect it from prying eyes. Security apps can help you keep your confidential info under wraps, even if your phone is lost or [more…]

Utilities BlackBerry Apps

Your BlackBerry is much more than just a phone — it can do all sorts of things that have nothing to do with talking or texting. By using Utilities apps, you can use your BlackBerry for even more, from [more…]

Communication BlackBerry Apps

All smart phones, including the BlackBerry, are designed to help you communicate. And while the BlackBerry does this job well, these apps can help it do even better. From how you make and answer calls [more…]

E-Mail BlackBerry Apps

E-mail is just a click away with your BlackBerry. And these BlackBerry apps make it easier for you to send, receive, screen, and organize your e-mails and e-mail accounts. [more…]

Travel-Organizing BlackBerry Apps

Your BlackBerry can help keep your organized on your next trip, and these apps make it an easy job. These BlackBerry apps let you figure out where you’re going, how you’re getting there, and where exactly [more…]

How to Transfer PDFs to a Blackberry

Do you need to access your PDFs while on the move? If you have a Blackberry, you can put your PDFs onto your smartphone and take them with you. It only takes a few easy steps to copy your personal PDFs [more…]

Working with Your Xoom's Home Screens

Whatever you do with your Motorola Xoom, you always start at the screen you see when you first turn it on. Your Xoom's main screen is called the home screen, shown in the following figure. [more…]

Navigating the Xoom's Navigation Buttons

You'll become well acquainted with your Motorola Xoom screen's bottom-left corner, as it contains the buttons you'll touch most often. Here they are, from left to right: [more…]

Controlling Your Xoom's Touchscreen

Although you can plug a USB keyboard or mouse into your Xoom's micro-USB port using a special adapter, you control your Xoom mostly by touching its screen in different ways. [more…]

Password Protecting Your Xoom

You might store all sorts of personal information and images on your Motorola Xoom, and until you add a password to it, anybody can pick it up and start snooping. Be sure to password protect your Xoom [more…]

Handy Tips for Using Your Xoom

Your Motorola Xoom gives you a large screen on which to display all your books, magazines, newspapers, movies, and digital photos. Here are a few things that can keep you working — and playing — on your [more…]

MOTOROLA XOOM For Dummies Cheat Sheet

A Motorola Xoom is a tablet computer, a new breed of computer that resembles a laptop with a lopped-off keyboard. Controlled by poking the screen with your fingers, your Xoom tablet is many things rolled [more…]

BlackBerry: Message Application Shortcuts

When your BlackBerry is in the Message application, you can use the following Message application keyboard shortcuts. To get to the BlackBerry Message application, select the Messages icon from the Home [more…]

BlackBerry: Home Screen Shortcuts

You can use your BlackBerry so much faster when you know the shortcuts. When you're at the BlackBerry Home screen, use these keyboard shortcuts to quickly pop open an application. [more…]

BlackBerry: Typing Shortcuts

Speed up your typing on the BlackBerry by using these handy shortcuts. You may find the typing shortcuts on your BlackBerry especially helpful when you view an e-mail or a web page, or reply to an e-mail [more…]

BlackBerry: Browser Shortcuts

Make web browsing on your BlackBerry faster and easier with the following keyboard shortcuts. These shortcuts are available whenever you're using the BlackBerry Browser application on your BlackBerry. [more…]

BlackBerry For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Use your BlackBerry like a pro with these shortcuts. Whether you’re navigating your BlackBerry’s Home screen, entering text, using the BlackBerry’s web browser, or sending a message, using these shortcuts [more…]

BlackBerry PlayBook Home Screen Icons

The BlackBerry PlayBook has icons on most of its screens. Enable the PlayBook Video Chat, Messenger, or the calendar with icons, or turn off airplane mode, the BlackBerry Bridge, or Wi-Fi with the icons [more…]

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