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Advanced BlackBerry 6 Development by Chris King

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Chapter 6. Personal Information

If you work for a large company, your boss probably has a large Rolodex with all his business contacts' information in it. The boss may have a secretary who manages scheduling and appointment reminders. If you're like most programmers, you likely don't have either of those. What you do have is a computer in your pocket with the capability of storing all sorts of personal information: your friends' names, their phone numbers and email addresses, your plans for the weekend, a grocery list, and more. Our mobile phones have become intensely personal devices, one of the few things that we bring with us almost all day long. We trust the phone with a great deal of information, and, if users are willing to share that information, ...

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