Checking out the new Themes category in BlackBerry App World™
Try out a new theme as a cool way to express yourself. Themes will totally change the look and feel of your BlackBerry® smartphone. And we're not just talking background photos, but also your icons, menus, and ring tones. Some themes even include basic animations. They are a fun way to spice up your smartphone with your changing mood.
Love! Romance! Valentines!
Have you sent your sweetie a little something special for Valentine's Day? Try these six romantic gift ideas that you can arrange directly from your BlackBerry smartphone. All six are sure to make hearts beat faster on February 14.
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.
The Super Bowl means food, drinks, rabid fans, and parties. With the big game on February 7 we have picked five mobile ideas to help you throw a killer Super Bowl bash. Serious football fans, we've also included two apps you simply must have.
Track shipments and more from your BlackBerry smartphone
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!
New feature makes sharing contacts between smartphones as easy as scanning a barcode
Want a quick way to add a friend to your BlackBerry® Messenger contact list? Try scanning the barcode from their BlackBerry smartphone. Simply scan your friend's barcode and presto!, they will be added to your BlackBerry Messenger contact list. Learn how it is done, add your barcode to social networking profiles, and try it out right from this article.
Top articles from 2009
- Tips! Tricks! Shortcuts!—The BlackBerry Connection Newsletter Guide to the Tips You Need to Know to Become a BlackBerry Smartphone Pro
- Take a Tour of BlackBerry App World
- Start 2009 with a Wellness Program Using Your BlackBerry Smartphone
- Featured Apps: TV Wherever You Go—Watch Your Favorite Shows on Your BlackBerry Smartphone
- Throw Out Your Remotes—How I Used My BlackBerry Smartphone to Take Control of My House
- Have You Tried the New BlackBerry Messenger v5.0 Features?