Tag: Tips-Tricks

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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BlackBerry PlayBook Tips: Private Browsing, Shortcuts and Some Basics

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The PlayBook has been out for some time and seems to be coming along nicely. There have been some great apps added including those from Marmalade, Gameloft and EA among others. RIM’s PR company sent us a list of some helpful tips that you may or may not know about. Check out the list and make sure you’re in the know about all the little tricks your PlayBook has to offer.
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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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BlackBerry Torch Running Slow? Tips to Getting It Back to Full Speed

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A little while ago my Torch became nearly unusable. I was getting the spinning clock on almost every action and I would get “Uncaught exception” errors often. Even the touchscreen stopped working at one point. The Torch is running smoothly now and I thought I would share the process in case others had the same experience.
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Quick Tip: Worried About Personal Data? How to Stop Apps From Using It

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We’ve had quite a few BlackBerryCool readers who are concerned about how their personal data is being used, and want to know how to stop an app from having access to information such as their email address. There are apps on the market that are made so that the companies can grab email addresses which they then use to market their apps. These apps are often free to promote downloads, and they can access your Address Book as long as you accept the permissions. What you may not have known, is that you can edit the Default Permissions, so that your user data is permanently locked. To do this, go to:
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