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Keepass on Blackberry 10

To get keepass up and running on your BB10 follow the following steps: 1)  Log into do drop box on your Blackberry For keyboard Blackberrys – while on your home screen, type “drop”.  This will open the Blackberry assistant with

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SmartPhone Diaries – Launcher

I got my first experience with home screens in the early eighties when I saw my first Apple 2.  This truly was a transformative experience for me.  I was 2 years into my career at Bell Northern Research (Canada’s version

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SmartPhone Diaries – Keyboards

When I was in Grade 9 (first year of high school) in the early 70’s, I made a very good course choice for all the wrong reasons.  I liked math and sciences and I did not like languages, history, geography

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BlackBerry smartphone security

Most of us carry around smartphones without really thinking about what would happen if your phone was stolen.  Like our wallets, our phones contain lots of info that is private, for example – Passwords, email, contact info, client info etc.

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What to do with that old smart phone

Like a lot of people these days, I do a lot of work away from my office.  For this reason, a smart phone is my most important tool and I tend to upgrade to a new phone when my contract

Posted in Blackberry

Buttons and Keys and Trackpads!!! Oh My!

I have a confession to make, I love buttons, “Never leave a button unpushed” could be my motto.  I guess that is one of the reasons I became an engineer.  My mouse has 7 buttons.  When I first got my

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The Blackberry Bridge – Every tablet should have one

I am an avid blackberry user and watched with interest over the last year as the Playbook drama unfolded in the media.  Every new thing I heard about the playbook delighted me but seemed to cause many negative comments (mostly

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Glebenerd

I am a seasoned technology Director with more than 20 years experience in the Telecommunications Industry. During my career at Bell-Northern research and Nortel Networks, I was always at the front end of technology innovation and introduction. I was intimately involved with planning the following major network discontinuities. • Replacement of analogue switches by digital switches • The deployment of local CCS7 and Calling Line ID services • The introduction of optical transmission systems followed by SONET and Bi-directional protections switching • The convergence of Optical Networking and the Computer Industry with a key focus on Storage Networking. I hold 2 joint patents, one of which launched a new optical packet switching product and triggered competitors to respond in kind and to the establishment of a standards forum. Since leaving Nortel in 2002, I have enjoyed the most satisfying career as an eNerd at Nerds on Site. Every day I get to help people and solve their problems.

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