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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Using Your BlackBerry

    1. Hacks 1–21: Introduction

    2. Choose a Data Plan

    3. Cut and Paste Text

    4. Take the Easy Way Out with Shortcuts

    5. Sync Your Calendar over the Air

    6. Organize the Icons on the Home Screen

    7. Run Programs in the Background

    8. Type Less Using AutoText

    9. View the Event Log

    10. Use Your BlackBerry as a Modem

    11. Maximize Your Battery Life

    12. Optimize Your BlackBerry Browser

    13. Maximize Your Free Memory

    14. Get Things Done with the BlackBerry

    15. Create Your Own Polyphonic Ringtones

    16. Store a Photo Collection on Your Device

    17. Turn Your Computer into a Speakerphone

    18. Display Signal Strength as a Number

    19. Dial Like a Pro

    20. Put Notes in the Call Log

    21. Upgrade Your Handheld Software

    22. Type on a Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard

  2. Chapter 2 Email

    1. Hacks 22–31: Introduction

    2. Clear Your Inbox Quickly

    3. Create Persistent Custom Searches

    4. Filter Messages by Type

    5. Use an Auto Signature

    6. Send a Message to a Group of Users

    7. Send a Message Directly to Another BlackBerry User

    8. Send and Receive S/MIME Encrypted Emails

    9. Six Ways to Check Your Gmail

    10. Use Filters to Control Message Delivery

    11. Get Mail from Multiple Accounts

  3. Chapter 3 Games

    1. Hacks 32–36: Introduction

    2. Play Texas Hold 'Em

    3. Play Chess

    4. Play Free Java Games

    5. Play Free Magmic Games

    6. Play Zork on Your BlackBerry

  4. Chapter 4 The Internet and Other Networks

    1. Hacks 37–50: Introduction

    2. Configure Your BlackBerry for Internet Access

    3. Blog from Your BlackBerry

    4. Read News and Blogs on the BlackBerry

    5. Control Another Computer Remotely

    6. Use Google Maps

    7. Telnet or SSH to Internet Servers

    8. Telnet or SSH to Intranet Servers

    9. Chat over IM

    10. Chat over IRC

    11. Bookmark It on del.icio.us

    12. Use Backpack as Your Mobile Workspace

    13. Use Gmail as a Spam-Catcher

    14. Use Your BlackBerry Browser to…

    15. Find Your Way with a GPS

  5. Chapter 5 Free Programs

    1. Hacks 51–59: Introduction

    2. Get Fast and Free Mobile Search

    3. Store Your Passwords Securely

    4. Skin Your Device

    5. Run a Stress Test

    6. Install a Planetarium

    7. Rein In Your Backlight

    8. Use Multiple Reply-to Addresses

    9. Shop Amazon.com

    10. Manage Your eBay Auctions

  6. Chapter 6 Shareware Apps

    1. Hacks 60–71: Introduction

    2. Display a BlackBerry Today View

    3. Sync Your BlackBerry to Your Mac

    4. Send Voice Emails from Your Device

    5. Fax from Your BlackBerry

    6. Sync Memos over the Air Without a BES

    7. Spellcheck Outgoing Messages

    8. Try a Third-Party Web Browser

    9. Try Another Email Program

    10. Edit Office Documents

    11. Display a Slideshow

    12. Get Real-Time Stock Quotes and Charts

    13. Track Your Fitness

  7. Chapter 7 BES Administration

    1. Hacks 72–84: Introduction

    2. Add Users to the BES in Bulk

    3. Lock Down Your BlackBerry

    4. Test Your SRP Connection

    5. Send an Alert When Your SRP Is Down

    6. Ping a User's BlackBerry

    7. Track Message Delivery Time

    8. Create Alerts for Important Users

    9. Move the Attachment Service

    10. Monitor Attachment Usage

    11. Export User Stats to a Text File

    12. Create a Web Interface for User Administration

    13. Set Owner Info for All Devices

    14. Query the BES 4.0 Database

  8. Chapter 8 The Web and MDS

    1. Hacks 85–93: Introduction

    2. Control Access to Certain Sites

    3. Track MDS HTTP Requests

    4. Detect BlackBerry Browser Requests the Right Way

    5. Make Your Web Sites BlackBerry Friendly

    6. Browse WML from Your Desktop

    7. Create a Simple Push Application

    8. Delete a Push Application

    9. Push Install Applications

    10. Simulate Any BlackBerry

  9. Chapter 9 Application Development

    1. Hacks 94–100: Introduction

    2. Create HTTP Connections

    3. Create a Simple Stock Quote Application

    4. Integrate the Browser into a Java App

    5. Deploy BlackBerry Applications

    6. Sign Your COD Files

    7. Control BlackBerry Applications in the Enterprise

    8. Ensure Your App Is Placed First on the Home Screen

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