New Bluetooth-capable presentation device lets you leave your laptop behind
Tired of carrying your laptop for presentations? Want more freedom to interact with your audience? Check out the new BlackBerry® Presenter. Designed for on-the-go professionals, you simply plug it into a projector or audio/video system and securely run your Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations wirelessly from your BlackBerry® smartphone.
Deliver your presentations with ease:
- Freeze one slide on-screen while you browse through slides on your smartphone
- Continuously loop up to 100 slides
- Use the Bluetooth® connection to roam up to 32 feet (10 m) from your BlackBerry Presenter
- Accurately show slide animations and transitions
And at 3.4-inches long by 2.4-inches wide (86 x 60 mm), BlackBerry Presenter is as easy to carry as your BlackBerry smartphone.
BlackBerry® Presenter requires (a) an Intel® compatible computer running Microsoft Windows XP® or later operating system and has an available USB port that is compliant with USB 1.1 or higher; (b) BlackBerry® Device Software v4.6 or later; (c) BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0.1; (d) BlackBerry® Device Software v5.0 or later; and (e) a video output device. BlackBerry Presenter is not supported by the BlackBerry Curve 8300 series and/or BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8200 series smartphones.
Learn how QR codes can enhance your marketing strategy
Businesses of all sizes are suddenly becoming aware of QR codes as a new marketing tool. QR codes, a modern cousin to bar codes, are a way businesses can let camera-equipped smartphone owners get useful information, such as web links, videos, contact information, special content, coupons, and product information. Find out what QR codes are, how businesses are using them, and how you can generate your own QR codes in just minutes.
Now you can monitor your important packages shipped via UPS directly from your BlackBerry smartphone with the new UPS Mobile™ app for BlackBerry. You can get rate quotes or use your BlackBerry smartphone's GPS to find driving directions to the nearest UPS location. Or log in with your My UPS ID to ship packages, access your address book, see tracking history, and set payment preferences. Download the new UPS Mobile app for BlackBerry for free at BlackBerry App World™ today!
Four lessons in mobility
When it comes to mobile technology, business professionals rarely look to the public sector for ideas. But today's public safety agencies—police, fire, emergency response—have much to teach business, especially ways to empower field personnel. The field, after all, is their office. So what can businesses learn from public safety? Here are four lessons.
New executive pass for business leaders added
Meet BlackBerry solution experts, carriers, software vendors, solution providers, and industry leaders at the Wireless Enterprise Symposium (WES) April 27–29 in sunny Orlando, Florida. Save $400 with the Early Bird rate when you register before February 19!
Sign up for the new 1.5-day executive pass especially for business managers who want information on mobile solutions. Or mix and match sessions from four main tracks:
- Mobility as a Business Driver
- Mobile Architecture for Today's BlackBerry Administrator
- Developing Mobile Applications for the Enterprise
- Mobilizing Enterprise Voice Communications
Submission deadline is March 7
Have you deployed an innovative BlackBerry solution? Or made a significant business impact with your BlackBerry deployment? If so, nominate your organization for a Wireless Leadership Award today! Winners will receive a fabulous prize package and will be recognized at WES 2010. Act now, as the submission deadline is March 7.
New feature makes sharing contacts between smartphones as easy as scanning a barcode
Want a quick way to add a new business contact to your BlackBerry® Messenger contact list? Try scanning the barcode from their BlackBerry smartphone. Simply scan your contact's barcode and presto!, they will be added to BlackBerry Messenger. This tip is perfect for tradeshows, meet and greets, and networking events.
Learn how it is done, add your barcode to social networking profiles, and try it out right from this article.