Saturday, November 1, 2014

BlackBerry Passport - second look


BlackBerry Passport - First Look introduced my new BB. I have had about a week with it and it's growing on me as I get used to its idiosyncrasies... Some further information:

 
 
 
 

Installed Snap, a program that allows you to download and install apps from Google Play. There are several ways to install - an easy method is to download this Windows installer (instructions here) to get Snap on your Passport, and then it's off to the Play store (e.g. I downloaded and installed the Sonos controller app):

 
 

The Passport supports Miracast, so I popped a Miracast dongle into the TV and was sharing the Passport's screen in an instant, along with streaming music and video:

 


Blackberry Support:
BlackBerry Passport Forums - Crackberry
BlackBerry Passport Forums - BlackBerry
BlackBerry Passport Forum - BlackBerrryForums


BlackBerry Help:
BlackBerry help and How-To Videos
BlackBerry Passport Smartphone Users Manual (Spanish)

Snap - Download Apps from Google Play Directly to your BlackBerry 10.2.1+
BlackBerry Passport Tips And Tricks: New BB10.3 Features And How To Use Them

Additional BlackBerry Passport Reviews:
BlackBerry Passport Review: Don’t Believe The Haters 
I typed my entire BlackBerry Passport review on the phone's tiny keyboard

 
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