BlackBerry for Work: Productivity for Professionals

BlackBerry for Work: Productivity for Professionals

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Overview

The BlackBerry is cool, and the BlackBerry is fun, but the BlackBerry also means serious business. For those of you who bought your BlackBerry to help get your life organized and free yourself from the ball-and-chain of desktop computing, BlackBerryfor Work: Productivity for Professionals is the book to show you how. There are plenty of general-purpose BlackBerry guides, but this book shows you how to complete all the traditional smartphone tasks, like to-dos, calendars, and email, and become even more efficient and productive. You’ll learn mechanisms for developing effective workflows specific to the features of the BlackBerry and also efficient strategies for dealing with the specialized aspects of business and professional lifestyles.

After giving a professionally targeted introduction to the built-in applications and configuration options, this book details the BlackBerry’s enterprise features. This book also delves into App World, the BlackBerry’s source for third-party software. It discusses some of the best business and vertical applications, and shows you how to take advantage of this wealth of add-ons and professional functionality.


  • The only business-specific guide to the BlackBerry.
  • Improve your productivity with innovative mobile workflows that free you from the desktop.
  • Make the BlackBerry work for you so you can work better.

The authors of BlackBerry for Work have decided to direct their share of the proceeds from the book to a charity in India. The Mitr Foundation is a trust founded in the city of Hyderabad, with the objective of contributing its might towards the empowerment of the girl child through education. Somewhere between the elite and the underprivileged lies the core essence of our endeavor. Shikha Gupta has pledged to undertake the responsibility of educatingthree children.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781430226260
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 03/23/2010
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kunal Mittal is a consultant specializing in Java technology, the J2EE platform, Web services, and service-oriented architecture technologies. He has co-authored and contributed to several books on these topics. Kunal is working on a BEA Portal project for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Table of Contents

  1. BlackBerry Models and Purchasing
  2. Setting Up Your BlackBerry
  3. BlackBerry as a Phone
  4. BlackBerry for E-mail
  5. BlackBerry for Text and Multimedia Messaging
  6. Calendaring on Your BlackBerry
  7. Contact Management on Your BlackBerry
  8. Web Browsing
  9. Exploring Other Built-in BlackBerry Functions
  10. BlackBerry as a Modem
  11. Google Apps on Your BlackBerry
  12. Maps
  13. BlackBerry as an iPod
  14. Understanding App World
  15. General Business Apps


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