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10 BlackBerry 10 Tips and Tricks: Q10, Q5 and Z10 Users Must Read

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At BlackBerry Live 2013, there was an awesome session with Jeff Gadway, Marketing, and Michael Clewley, Software Product Management, at BlackBerry. They had some great tips and tricks for your BlackBerry 10 device. Some of these you may or may not know. We’ve condensed the presentation into 10 great tips and tricks. Check them out.
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Tip from RIM: Battery Pull Can Help to Recover Some Backlogged Messages

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During the conference call about the most recent BlackBerry service outage, Mike Lazaridis mentioned that the company is working hard to restore services. After the cascading network failure, RIM is dealing with an enormous pool of data and messages in the system that they’re flushing out. During the call, Lazaridis mentioned that a battery pull could help to recover some of the backlogged messages still in the queue. So try it out now if you’re still looking for messages.
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How To Improve the Speed of Your BlackBerry (for OS 5 and OS 6)

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We have ran several guides for helping users make their BlackBerry devices run faster. We continue to run these guides along regular content because users continually ask these questions and we cover a little more in each one. If you want to make your BlackBerry running OS 5 or OS 6 faster, click through and read these tips.
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5 Tips for Success When Selling Your App in BlackBerry App World

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If you have a BlackBerry app or you’re considering developing one, chances are that you’re trying a variety of channels, one of which is BlackBerry App World. Like any good business, you have to have a strategy for success with App World, and you can’t rely entirely on organic discovery. Here are a few tips to maximize your success in App World.
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Widality’s 10 Point Plan for Success Selling a BlackBerry App

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Here is a 10 Point Plan for Success for anyone wanting to enter the crazy chaotic app market, especially those wanting to build a B2B service, which is exponentially harder than building the next trendy gimmick app.

You can download the full white paper released by my company Widality in PDF form.
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How Memory Management Applications Work and How to Save Money

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There are a ton of memory improving apps in App World and the Mobihand Network. They all offer different feature sets, but the common feature is that they all claim to free up memory. So how do they do this? To understand, you need to know a little about how the Java Virtual Machine works and a process called Garbage Collection. Garbage Collection is the process of automatically freeing up objects that are no longer referenced by the program.

Java uses an automatic garbage collector to manage memory. When the developer writes an application, they are going to determine which objects are created and use memory and the Java runtime is responsible for recovering memory that is unused. If no references to that object are made, the garbage collector can free up this memory. This is often where memory leaks happen. If references to an object remain, but that object is not in use, you begin to see the effects on your device.
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