6 timely tips to get the best out of BlackBerry Messenger

BlackBerry Messenger, Research In Motion's (RIM) mobile IM application that uses unique "PIN" codes associated with every BlackBerry to connect RIM smartphone users, isn't new. But due to the BlackBerry platform's rising popularity,

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Al Sacco

18 awesome Palm Pre tips, tricks and shortcuts

I've penned loads of tips and tricks stories for RIM smartphone users. This week, it's time to spread the love. I've barely put down the Palm Pre since it arrived at my desk

Published on: June 16th, 2009 Al Sacco

Killer keyboard shortcuts for BlackBerry browser power

On the list of reasons why I admire Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry operating system (OS), the sheer number of built-in, valuable keyboard shortcuts ranks near the top. These tricks help you navigate

Published on: April 15th, 2009 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

Dirty dozen: 12 terrible Vista features to disable

Vista, thy name is bloat!The latest Windows packs a lot of code -- more than any version of Windows ever -- and some of it is just plain unnecessary. All of that excess

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Lincoln Spector

15 free Firefox add-ons that will transform your browsing experience

Firefox 3 was released just this June, and many Firefox fans believe the new version is clearly the best browser you can get. You can make it even better with free add-ons, which

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Six free downloads to help you get the most from your BlackBerry

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

Published on: September 2nd, 2008 Al Sacco

Dirty dozen – 12 Web tricks that put you in control

So it's Friday afternoon, the weekend is just around the corner, and you're up to no good. Rather than waste your time turning monitors upside down around the office, why not update your

Published on: August 29th, 2008 Adam Pash

20 tech practices that can make a big difference to your work and life

Technology is supposed to make life easier, but it doesn't seem that way when you're struggling to wrangle 289 new e-mail messages, dealing with a hard-drive crash, or suddenly realizing that you left

Published on: August 29th, 2008 Gina Trapani

20 features that will turbo-charge your Windows PC – Part 3

We've been helping you mod your Windows system to include all the best features from other operating systems. Dont' miss Part 1 and Part 2 of these turbo-charged tips. Automated Screen ShotsAvailable on:

Published on: August 28th, 2008 Robert Strohmeyer

20 features that will turbo-charge your Windows PC – Part 2

In Part 1 of this feature we presented some fantastic capabilities that aren't available with Windows right now – but that you could easily add to your copy of XP or Vista right

Published on: August 25th, 2008 Robert Strohmeyer

Free or cheap fabulous stuff you can do with your smart phone

Find Your Way You can get directions and traffic on your GPS phone. More and more wireless handsets come with Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers and mapping software built in. You can use

Published on: August 18th, 2008 James A. Martin

How to personalize your Blackberry by installing new themes

It's not easy to put your finger on the best thing about Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry smartphones, but there's no question that the ability to customize the BlackBerry ranks near the top.

Published on: August 15th, 2008 Al Sacco

Tips on effectively using MicroSD cards in your Blackberry

If only expanding your own mental storage capacity was as simple as increasing a Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry's memory. The majority of modern smartphones have media players and image viewers so you

Published on: July 10th, 2008 Al Sacco