In This Chapter
Signing up, or BlackBerry Anatomy 101
Understanding general navigating guidelines
Using common shortcut keys
Regardless of whether you previously owned a BlackBerry, you might have heard that the new BlackBerry is different. You might be wondering how you spot a new BlackBerry. Looks aren't deceiving in this case. From the outside, the new BlackBerry is a lot slimmer than the older BlackBerry handhelds. The new design has a brighter and higher-resolution screen. However, what makes it fundamentally different is that it has a trackpad.
What? No more trackball? Where is the trackpad? What can you do with it? How can you navigate your BlackBerry better with the trackpad? We answer these questions (and others) in this chapter. Bear with us and you will be master of your BlackBerry in no time.
Figure 2.1. Main features on a BlackBerry Bold 9700.
Figure 2.2. Main features on a BlackBerry Pearl 9100 and 9105.
First, the major features:
Display screen: The graphical user interface (GUI) on your BlackBerry. ...