So you have your shiny new BlackBerry, you can send and receive email on it, send SMSs and MMSs and make phone calls. But face it ‚ that’s just boring work stuff. It’s time to spice up your BlackBerry, and with the BlackBerry App World now available to South African users, what better way. Check out these top ten applications available from the BlackBerry App World and take some time to browse through the dozens of others ready for you to download and play with.
This super safe application reads your text messages and emails out loud so you can concentrate on the road when you’re behind the wheel. Eliminate the temptation to reach for your phone by letting DriveSafe.ly read to you and automatically respond, ensuring that you never miss an email again while out on the road. This great application really does allow you to stay connected when on the move.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/3381,
WorldMate Live can turn your BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone into a personal travel assistant taking the stress out of travelling. The application gives users instant access to all trip details including itineraries, weather updates, currency converters and more. It enables users to create itineraries that sync between your BlackBerry smartphone, Outlook Calendar, personal website and WorldMate Live website making sure you keep up to date with schedules.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/836.
Ensure that you have accurate and timely records of your trips using MileageTracker Pro. Enter odometer readings and trip details such as purpose, destination, and date of trip. Sync your trip details securely with the MileageTracker Pro website to view, archive and create reports for reimbursement, accounting and tax purposes.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/1071.
BeWeather is one of the best weather apps available for a smartphone. It presents accurate and up-to-date weather info in a slick, visually appealing interface. You can check current weather conditions plus a five-day forecast for any part of the world. Current weather conditions information includes “feels like”” temperature, wind, pressure and dew point, humidity, while the forecast offers data like high/low temperature and precipitation probability.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/5350.
One of the best kept secrets amongst the BlackBerry community, BlackBerry Messenger is used by celebrities, consumers, fashionistas, families and businesspeople and is a unique instant messaging service designed just for BlackBerry smartphone users. Share your pin or unique barcode to connect with friends anywhere, anytime and instantly chat, send and receive pictures and much more in real-time, making it the ultimate app for BlackBerry Bold 9700 users who want to keep in contact on the move.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/3729.
Imagine one click access to news, weather, entertainment, live sports scores and schedules, markets, stock portfolios, flight schedules and status, movies, shopping, Twitter and more‚Ä¶delivered quickly, efficiently and intuitively in a format specially designed for your BlackBerry smartphone. Tell Viigo what you are interested in and it keeps itself up to date, so your information is available immediately, wherever you are and whenever you need it. No waiting for the browser to load, no typing URLs‚Ä¶just the information you care about, instantly available, one click away.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/558.
UberTwitter is a full featured location aware Twitter client which supports all of the features of Twitter and advanced capabilities such as: photo integration, embedded videos in tweets, tweet shrinking and URL shortening. It is a great way to keep your followers updated when you are out and about.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/3436
The well-known reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com includes more than 500,000 words, definitions, and synonyms. The application also features phonetic and audio pronunciations, spelling suggestions and Dictionary.com’s popular Word of the Day that is enjoyed by millions of people.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/3626.
Ka-Glom is a devilishly addictive free puzzle game that will appeal to anyone with a fondness for dropping blocks and matching colours. Offering a neat twist to the traditional falling blocks formula, Ka-Glom tasks you with combining the explosive Ka-Glom jelly to blast blocks to smithereens and get the ultimate chain reaction. There are some 100 puzzle levels to work your way through.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/2238.
BeBuzz Free allows you customise the LED colour on your BlackBerry smartphone and create repeating audible reminders for incoming and missed calls.
For more information, please visit http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/3920.