Articles By Al Sacco

Make your Blackberry look great with custom home screen images

The cloudy sky background that's set as your BlackBerry's default home screen image is okay...if you're into having a device that looks just like everyone else's. But wouldn't it be grand if you

Published on: February 25th, 2009 Al Sacco

Five new BlackBerry Storm apps that offer a lot – but cost nothing

My favorite kind of BlackBerry application is a free BlackBerry application. The only problem: You often get what you pay for when it comes to BlackBerry software. Often, but not always. The following

Published on: February 4th, 2009 Al Sacco

The five best free BlackBerry downloads on the Web

If you're anything like me, you spend entirely too much time poring through Web pages and online search engines seeking the latest and greatest free BlackBerry downloads for your Research In Motion (RIM)

Published on: February 2nd, 2009 Al Sacco

New BlackBerry premium headset is a luxury accessory

BlackBerry smartphones traditionally haven't been considered multimedia devices akin to iPods or iPhones, but Research In Motion (RIM) has worked hard during the past couple of years to change that. The BlackBerry's transition

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Al Sacco

Palm Pre Smartphone makes multi-tasking a breeze

As expected, Palm on Thursday unveiled its new mobile OS, the Palm webOS, along with a new smartphone that runs the software, the Pre. I showed up to Palm's invitation-only CES event for

Published on: January 13th, 2009 Al Sacco

RIM previews Bluetooth-enabled Blackberry accessory for your car

I just returned from a tour of Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry booth at CES 2009, and though there were lots of noteworthy devices, applications and services on display-stay tuned to the Mobile

Published on: January 12th, 2009 Al Sacco

Seven free apps with a new face on BlackBerry Storm

FRAMINGHAM - The weeks following the release of the Research In Motion's first touch screen BlackBerry, the Storm, on November 21, were unfortunately filled with complaints from users, reviewers and critics alike regarding

Published on: December 22nd, 2008 Al Sacco

An easy four-step way to transfer apps between Blackberry smartphones

Getting a brand new Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry smartphone can be a life-changing experience. But how do you transfer the loads of personal information on your old device to that shiny new

Published on: December 17th, 2008 Al Sacco

How to pump up your new BlackBerry Storm – accessory guide

Research In Motion's new touch screen BlackBerry Storm is no exception to the rule that top-of-the-line electronics rarely come cheap: at $250 with a new thre-year Bell Mobility or Telus Mobility service contract]--and

Published on: December 12th, 2008 Al Sacco

Top tips on managing your BlackBerry address book contacts, phone profiles

Most modern mobile phones give owners a vast amount of freedom when it comes to personalizing call and message alert profiles. But BlackBerry handhelds from Research In Motion (RIM) in particular are among the most customizable

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Al Sacco

Eight reasons to pick the iPhone over the BlackBerry Storm for business

Due in large part to the overwhelming success of Apple's iPhone smartphone,touch screen technology is winning more attention than ever before.Related article: Why you should pick the Storm instead. Countless handset makers have tried to mimic Apple's

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Al Sacco

Fabulous tips n’ tricks to get the most from new BlackBerry Storm

RIM's first touch screen BlackBerry, the Storm, is also the first RIM smartphone to run BlackBerry operating system (OS) version 4.7, which incorporates a wide variety of new, touch-based keyboard and device shortcuts,

Published on: November 28th, 2008 Al Sacco

BlackBerry Storm vs. Apple iPhone 3G – Which is better for business?

The following eight points argue why RIM's new touch screen BlackBerry may be better suited for your needs than Apple's uber-popular iPhone 3G. 8) Stereo Bluetooth Capability With the iPhone, users still can't

Published on: November 18th, 2008 Al Sacco

Six free and fabulous iPhone downloads

Most things in life don't come for free. But the following half-dozen Apple iPhone applications are exceptions to the rule. Each of these free downloads will greatly enhance both your iPhone and mobile Internet

Published on: November 14th, 2008 Al Sacco

Six free downloads to fire up your Blackberry

One of the best things about Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry smart phones is their ability to download and install external applications. Every download adds a new level of value and customization to

Published on: November 11th, 2008 Al Sacco