Blackberry Playbook Tips



Official Blackberry Playbook Site

Crackberry Comprehensive Review - come back for more after you read it.

Verizon Playbook FAQ's Link

RIM Knowledge Base Articles on the Playbook

BASICS

Setting Up Your Playbook

Blackberry Playbook Gestures

Blackberry Playbook Icons

Preliminary Tips
  • Mute - Hold the "Play/Pause" Button
  • Hard Reset - Press and Hold the Power Button along with the Volume Up and Down Buttons
  • Show Status Bar from Inside App - Swipe diagnally from either top corner
  • Screen Capture - Press Volume Up and Volume Down simultaneously
  • Open a link in a new tab. Press and hold a link and a menu appears
  • A quick way to crop an image is to zoom in on the image how you want it cropped and take a screen shot of the zoomed in image
  • If your in the browser and your trying to enter a address that doesnt end in ".com", you can press the ".com" button and hold it - this will bring up a menu with the following extensions that you can select: ".net", ".org", ".edu", ".gov", ".ca", and ".biz"
  • To access the full Twitter site, go to Twitter and then enter the following URL and refresh - (http://mobile.twitter.com/settings/change_ui)
Blackberry Help All In One Place

BLACKBERRY BRIDGE AND TETHERING


Blackberry Bridge will Allow Access to the Internet and Blackberry Media Card

With Bridge you will be able to
  1. Read and respond to your email
  2. Enter and edit calendar items and have it synched to BES or Gmail
  3. Use Blackberry Messenger with frineds
  4. Browse the web
NO OTHER TABLET CAN DO THAT


Using Blackberry Bridge

Tether the Playbook with Any Smartphone

Comparing Blackberry Bridge and Internet Tethering

HARDWARE POINTS OF INTEREST

Playbook has native GPS and will support USB on the Go in future update

APPLICATIONS
RIM Announces Support for Android Apps on the Playbook and here is what that means.

Presentation Mode on the Playbook

VIDEOS OF THE PLAYBOOK
Music, Bridge, Weather, Calculator, Dimensions vs iPad2

Music Store on Playbook


Blackberry Bridge Explained



Blackberry Playbook Weather Applicaton



Blackberry Playbook Calculator

Playbook vs iPad 2 Dimensions



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Stinsonddog,
Mar 29, 2011, 10:19 AM
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