I know this is out there on many diffrent places but I would like to try and put it all together in one place...
So you decided to get a Blackberry. I have had one for some time now and I have found that I does a lotxxx8230; But not enough with out helpxxx8230; so here is my list of programs that may be needed for your blackberry (F) means that it is free, always a good price. Programs noted with * I recommend and use.
If you go to the Internet Browser and then click on the bookmark "Nextel Wireless Web". There is a section for downloads. In here you will find:
Spell Checker By Dynoplex makers of Eoffice (free - A must have eoffice is on the must have list at the bottom)* (F)
Telenav (subscription -Highly recommended)*
Comet Tracker (corporate GPS tracking software)
METAmessage basic ASP (Subscription Spell check outgoing messages, Set custom message alerts, Print using any fax machine, Get quick info, and much more...)
Trimbleoutdoors (I will discuss this one later)*
Free Blackberry power tools: http://blackberrytools.sourceforge.net/OverTheAir/
Install BBCorrector 1.0-AdvancedUserVersion (Spell Checker) (F)
Install BBLight 1.82 (auto Backlight - A must have)* (F)
Install BBReply 1.1 (changes the address that emails appear to be sent from. Great for people who receive their work and personal emails on their Blackberries)* (F)
Install BBToday 1.5 (gives you a "today" view. complete with weather and stock quote - Another Must Have)* (F)
Install BBWeather 0.74 (simple weather update program) (F)
from the blackberries internet browser go to: http://mobile.blackberry.com
here you will find:
free games; Texas Hold'em*(F), Bass Assassin*(F), Klondike*(F), Raging Rivers*(F), & Spider Solitaire* (F)
you will also find in Push services a Weather program that will push an icon to your Blackberry 2 times a day with updated weather for the area you choose.
Sites where you can download ring tones; http://tones.jimvaughan.com/
Another free game This is a classic "Dope Wars"* (F) http://www.blackberrycool.com/bbsoft...=details&cat=7
A free Instant messaging program for just Blackberries* (F) (also downloadable through the Nextel wireless web Site) http://www.blackberry.com/messenger
Websites from your home computer
NEXTEL BLACKBERRY SITE http://www.nextel.com/blackberry
For your internet email needs if you are not on a corporate server you should go to this site to setup: https://webclient.blackberry.net/Web...sp?site=nextel
Also to download the most current software version for your 7520 go to: (you may want to check this regularly updates come like every 3 weeks) https://www.blackberry.com/SoftwareD...ient=biTZdMddN
Another great site that should be checked for any other questions is Blackberry Forums http://www.blackberryforums.com
and to purchase other software http://www.handago.com
Programs I recommend from Handago:
eOffice (excel, Word, Outlook, Spell checker all on your blackberry, a little costly but worth it - A must have)*
IM+ (instant Message with AOL, YAHOO, ICQ, MSN, and Jabber all at the
IM+ same time - A must have)*
WorldMate Pro (world times, currency converter, travel plans, weather. A great software for the traveling Blackberry user)*
Webviewer by Reqwireless (this is another internet browser that is a little more powerful than the built in one)*
there are so many more available at handago.com
One last section
What is it? In short Treasure hunting using your GPS device/phone http://www.geocaching.com
This is a great activity that can take five minutes of all dayxxx8230; you choosexxx8230;
It is great for adults, kids and both together.
Best of all it gets you outdoors!!!!
Programs I recommend
Trimble outdoors (downloadable through your internet browser pointed to Nextel Wireless Web-> Downloadas -> GPS -> Trimbleoutdoors Monthly subscription required and a desktop application) http://www.trimbleoutdoors.com
Spot downloadable from http://micro.skylab-mobilesystems.com/
cost is a one time fee of $30 after trial period http://www.skylab-mobilesystems.com/
Now get out there and have fun while staying connectedxxx8230;.