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Cell Phone News - Blackberry
is a Blackberry?
by Andrew Constantine
What is a Blackberry?
The short answer to the question what is a Blackberry
is that a Blackberry is a handheld organizer and phone
with email capabilities designed and produced by a company
called Research in Motion, or RIM, based in Waterloo,
Since 1984 Research in Motion has been developing ways
for consumers to use the handheld devices to view email,
talk on the phone, send and receive SMS messages, browse
the Internet, and access Internet solutions globally and
wirelessly. The company has won numerous awards for its
Blackberry line of products.
Putting Them All Together
What is a Blackberry best able to do? The handheld organizer
excels at retrieving email and keeping users plugged into
their work and personal lives with the ability to send,
receive, compose, and edit email wirelessly. What sets
the Blackberry apart from other handheld organizers that
access email wirelessly is what the company calls its
Without having to login and access your email account,
your email will follow you wherever you go. Even if you
go out of range of the Blackberry, it is still on and
will reconnect and download your email seamlessly and
without further instruction when you are again in range.
Users do not have to even login to receive their email.
More Than Just Mobile Email
What is a Blackberry capable of besides email? The Blackberry
operates on over 50 networks and in 30 countries. It features
optional call waiting, call answer, conference calling,
and call forwarding. It also includes handheld organizer
features such as a calendar and to do list. Some models
even include a long-range walkie talkie.
Each Blackberry has a QWERTY configured keyboard with
eight extra function buttons and a thumbwheel for navigation.
Users can set the device to notify them of incoming email
with a vibrate mode or an LED indicator. Some models offer
polyphonic ring tones. The unit works on a long-lasting
removable and rechargeable Lithium battery and has Flash
memory. Most models come with accessories such as a holster,
travel charger, and handsfree headset.
To learn more about the Blackberry and PDA's, visit www.PDA-n-Pocket-PC-Reviews.com
for information about these popular devices.
About the Author
Andrew Constantie maintains an informative website on
PDA's and Pocket PC's @ www.pda-n-pocket-pc-reviews.com