New professional networking app can supercharge your job search
Imagine walking into an important job interview armed with information about your interviewer’s work experience, education, and professional interests. Would that be useful? That is now possible with the new LinkedIn® for BlackBerry smartphones app from LinkedIn, which lets you view profiles of more than 65 million professionals worldwide, in real time, from virtually any location.
The LinkedIn for BlackBerry smartphones app brings the powerful networking capabilities of LinkedIn to your BlackBerry® smartphone. Find out the app's features and get insight into how LinkedIn for BlackBerry smartphones can help you land your next job.
Emails, contacts, appointments, tunes, photos—if you are like most BlackBerry smartphone owners you keep your life on your smartphone. And that information is vulnerable if you do not lock it up safe.
How real is the danger? Consider one man we know who lost his BlackBerry smartphone in the back of a cab in Las Vegas (on his bachelor party... go figure). No password and plenty of private information waiting for dark deeds. Fortunately his company's IT department remotely wiped the data before any harm was done.
Luckily every BlackBerry smartphone includes many easy-to-use security features that go a long way toward protecting your private information from prying eyes. To get that protection, follow this checklist.
The new Twitter® for BlackBerry smartphones app is available now as a free download from BlackBerry App World™. The app includes the features you would expect for tweeting on the go, including search, find people, mentions, lists, direct messaging, and following. You can of course also view profiles and make updates. To celebrate the app's arrival we have put together lists of things we love about tweeting on a BlackBerry smartphone.
Purchase a limited edition OtterBox Commuter Series™ Strength case and 10% will be donated to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade
For the millions of lives affected by breast cancer each year, strength is more than just a word, it is a way of life. Strength is the courage to persevere, the power to fight, and the determination to endure.
Now you can support the cause. Purchase a limited edition OtterBox Commuter Series™ Strength case for the BlackBerry® Curve™ 8520 smartphone and BlackBerry® Curve™ 8530 smartphone, and Otterbox will donate 10% of the purchase price to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. Funding will support finding a cure for breast cancer and advancing access to care for all, regardless of ability to pay.
Oh, embarrassment. Try as we might, everyone experiences a few red-faced moments in life, and today's mobile culture is no exception. What, you may ask, could possibly be embarrassing about a BlackBerry smartphone? Consider one woman we know. It seems her boyfriend once pocket dialed her parent's house at 2 a.m. Next day her parents told her, “We love Robert, but tell him to lock his phone!”
What can you do to avoid, or at least lessen, those situations? Try these tips for your BlackBerry smartphone. Practice them regularly and you may dodge a few mortifying moments.