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Video Review: LinkedIn

Linked In is a very social business tool used by many self-employed, home employed or generally employed people. Corporations use it to bring in new talent while some of us use it as a marketing tool. Mike recently added the “In” button to the page and that gave me the push I needed to join Linked In and publish this article. I’m very connected when it comes to social networks and Linked In is just another site that knows my name & email address. With that being said, I would like use Linked In for much more than another social website.

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Video Review: Facebook 2.0 Beta for BlackBerry

Research in Motion continues to innovate within the BlackBerry platform. We constantly see changes in our device and the software that it operates with. Just recently, app world 3.0 was announced & another version of Facebook was released for the beta zone. RIM will continue to move forward and we’ll continue to see awesome apps like Facebook 2.0. If you’re in the beta zone, I’m sure you have this already. Anyone who isn’t apart of the beta zone should try and get in on it now. Facebook 2.0 is a very good application & it’s the best looking app yet. It offers native chat, grid style notifications & a good looking UI all over. Keep reading to view the video…Enjoy your BlackBerry.

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How To: BlackBerry Registration

Having your BlackBerry registered with the wireless network is important. Anyone who has ever use a Blackberry for the first time, has gotten a little message that said: “Your handheld has been registered with the wireless network”. This means your BlackBerry is connected to the servers that Research In Motion manages. All BlackBerry devices must be connected in order to receive data(internet, BBM, MMS). The most common way of knowing when you’re device is connected is by observing the ‘BB’ symbol or the all CAPS letters in the upper right corner of the device screen. Watch the video for more details…Enjoy your BlackBerry.

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How To: BlackBerry Application Shortcuts (OS 4,5,6)

View in Mobile In this video, I provide instructions on how to access multiple application shortcuts for BlackBerry 6 devices. These shortcuts are available on earlier BlackBerry models; I don’t have one for a demonstration. If you don’t know what application shortcuts are, watch this video. They are very useful when it comes to being productive on your device. I’ve been using them every day since I discovered them on my Curve 8900. If you give them a try, I’m sure you’ll be able to manage well…Enjoy your BlackBerry.

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WebWorks SDK for BlackBerry Tablet OS Version 2.1 Now Available

The DevBlog has just let us know that the WebWorks SDK for the Tablet OS is now available at version 2.1. New Api’s have been made readily available such as in app payment, camera, PIN and more. The goals for this release are focused on narrowing the gap between the BlackBerry WebWorks API functionality available on the BlackBerry® Smartphone OS and the APIs available on the Tablet OS, as well as exposing more BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet development functionality to web developers.

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BBSAK 1.9.11 Released – Now includes OS Selector

Change Log BBSAK v1.9.11 • Added in Language.txt file (will fix blank button error) • Reverted 3rd Party backup to include Docs2Go, for Docs2Go premium users BBSAK v1.9.1 • Added Support for: Afrikaans, Croatian, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese • 3rd Party backup no longer includes Docs2Go, as it is included with all OS’s • Fixed Bug with 64bit Windows, OS selector now works properly • Fixed Issue with Dutch Language Pack BBSAK v1.9 • Added Multi Language Support • Fixed Bug with collapse button • More Code Cleanup Download here

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BlackBerry 6 Now Available to Vodafone Users

Not only has BlackBerry 6 OS been made readily available for U.S. AT&T users, but Vodafone subscribers have also been hit with a BlackBerry 6 official update. The software update is available for the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9700, BlackBerry® Curve™ 3G and BlackBerry® Pearl™ 3G smartphones. Users can get the update for their handset by connecting their BlackBerry smartphone to their computer through a USB connection, then visit www.blackberry.com/update from their computer, click “check for updates” and simply follow the on-screen instructions. Read More for full press release

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