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Old 01-28-2005, 07:45 PM   #10 (permalink)
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You know I have to wonder - it seems to me that 80% of the tips wthin this forum are only learned from others as opposed to finding them in the documentation for Blackberry. Personally, I find this forum a goldmine. Good for us, but it doesn'[t this also say something about the lack of documentation if you have to learn how to do basic things by joining a forum...sounds like the school of hard knocks to me...
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I can't agree more... I'm also new to BB and much of the stuff is not as intuative as I had hoped. This forum is awesome for information but as much as all this says something about the lack of documentation for BB's it also speaks positively to the capabilities of the device and software.
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I agree that the cool tricks/tips aren't documented very well, but when it comes to BB basics, I've been impressed at how easy it was for the users at my company to become "proficient" BB users. Sure, they couldn't change the signal strength from bars to numbers if their life depended on it, but they've definately got the basics down.
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The BlackBerry is usually very intuitive on the "basics" --

It's when you REALLY need to use the most out of a BlackBerry, you got to visit forums like these -- to learn the new tricks like those found in my BlackBerry FAQ!
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The BlackBerry is usually very intuitive on the "basics" --

It's when you REALLY need to use the most out of a BlackBerry, you got to visit forums like these -- to learn the new tricks like those found in my BlackBerry FAQ!
And that is the way it is with most gadgets too.....
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Everyone must try outt he 7100t for T-Mobile.... it is by far the greatest device I have ever utilized
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Old 01-29-2005, 07:36 PM   #16 (permalink)
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to say that a BB is not user friendly and that its 'tricks' are not well-documented, its like saying that a computer is not documented on how to use its functionality...



the basics are documented. the 'how to' to get it up and running is documented. server-side ins and outs are, for the most part, documented. there are a lot of situational documentation that can be found here, but i think the basics are pretty much available from the documentation you receive with the handset.
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