Introduction. Part I: Meet and Greet Your BlackBerry Pearl. Chapter 1: Your BlackBerry Is Not an Edible Fruit. Chapter 2: Navigating the Pearl. Chapter 3: Turning On Your BlackBerry Pearl (and Keeping It Happy). Part II: Getting Organized with Your Pearl. Chapter 4: Remembering and Locating Your Acquaintances. Chapter 5: Never Miss Another Appointment. Chapter 6: Making Notes and Keeping Your Words. Part III: Getting Multimedia and Going Online with Your Pearl. Chapter 7: You've Got (Lots of) E-Mail. Chapter 8: Too Cool for E-Mail. Chapter 9: Surfing the Internet Wave. Chapter 10: Calling Your Favorite Person. Chapter 11: Taking Great Pictures with Your Pearl. Chapter 12: Satisfy All Your Senses with the Media Player. Part IV: Working with Desktop Manager. Chapter 13: Synching the Synchronize Way. Chapter 14: Protecting Your Information. Chapter 15: Using Your Pearl as a Portable Flash Drive. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: Ten Great BlackBerry Accessories. Chapter 17: Ten Must-Have BlackBerry Pearl Programs. Index.
Robert Kao is one well-rounded professional. His ability to translate his technical knowledge and communicate in many languages with users of all types inevitably led him to develop BlackBerry applications for various financial firms in New York City -- that truly global city. A graduate of Columbia University -- with a Computer Engineering degree, of course -- he currently lives in Somerset, New Jersey. Dante Sarigumba is a long time user of BlackBerry, a gizmo enthusiast, and the coauthor of BlackBerry For Dummies. He is a co-host of the Mobile Computing Authority biweekly podcast. As a Software Developer, he works for a major investment bank in New York and lives in South Brunswick, New Jersey with his wife Rosemarie and two sons, Dean and Drew. Marie-Claude Kao graduated with a degree in French to English translation from the University of Ottawa. She and her husband, Robert, have been long-time BlackBerry enthusiasts. In the past, Marie-Claude has worked for the Canadian government as a technical translator and currently works in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Yosma Sarigumba is a full-time consultant specializing in distributed applications and Web application development. She also loves to play with the latest tech gadgets. She utilizes her BlackBerry Pearl extensively to keep life with her two active sons as smooth sailing as possible.