Blackberry and Gmail – Annoyance Solved!

Hi. If you use your gmail account to send mail from your blackberry, you’re likely getting a copy of the sent mail in your inbox on your bb. This is a pain in the neck. There’s a way to stop the sent mail from showing up on your blackberry! You have to log into your…

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Navigating Your Blackberry's Messages

If you have a blackberry, you know how quickly your email folder on your phone can grow to have hundreds of emails. Or thousands! This post shows you how to quickly and easily navigate around your email folders. So now, you won’t have to scroll with the trackball/trackpad to get around your messages. These tips…

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Permanently Deleting in Outlook

Hi! When you delete an email message, a task, a calendar entry or a note in Outlook, the item is placed in the ‘Deleted’ folder. That’s not necessarily a problem…but it could be. Outlook’s performance – in fact, whether or not it works at all – is directly impacted by the number and size of…

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Sending Photos from your Blackberry +

Hi! In July, I wrote about taking better photographs with your blackberry: you can see that post here. Today, we’ll talk about sending photos to others from your blackberry. When discussing using the camera on your blackberry, it’s important that you have a media card installed. That way, your photos are stored on the card,…

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Using Colors with Your Outlook Mail

Hi! Like many of you, I get a lot of email in Outlook… a lot! When mail arrives from certain people, I’ve set it up so my Outlook colors those emails automatically for me so they stand out in the list of messages. It’s quick and easy to use colors to organize your emails —…

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Monk-e-Mail

Hi! So for today’s post, I thought I’d jump into something fun and totally useless: Monk-e-Mail. Trust me… this is funny, perhaps a little stupid and, if you try it, you’ll use it at least once. Monk-e-Mail is a website that creates a custom email message spoken by a chimp or monkey. So, imagine if…

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Blackberry Outage & Service Books

Hi. For most of the day on Tuesday, the BIS (blackberry internet service) system was not working properly so that emails were being delivered to our blackberrys sporadically, if at all. It looks like the problem has been resolved but, for me, as of late Tuesday night, it’s still slow and delivery is not reliable.…

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Friday's Tips and Shortcuts

Hi! It’s Friday and I thought I’d throw out a few tips and shortcuts to make your lives a little easier and less stressful. From now on, Fridays will be Tips and Shortcuts day!! Yeah, I know that these kind of things are tough to remember, especially if they are new to you and you…

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