Enterprise Mobility: BlackBerry App World Is High on Apps, Low on Payment Options

 
 
By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2009-04-21 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlackBerry App World, Research In Motion's answer to Apple's App Store, went live in early April. eWEEK Labs tried out App World on a BlackBerry Curve 8900 for T-Mobile and found the store functional, with an expanding database of paid and free mobile applications. However, the use of PayPal as the sole outlet for payment services could limit App World's appeal. By Andrew Garcia
 
 
 

BlackBerry App World Is High on Apps, Low on Payment Options

 
BlackBerry App World Is High on Apps, Low on Payment Options
 
 
 
 
 
Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for eWEEK.com, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at agarcia@eweek.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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