Enterprise Mobility: 10 Fun BlackBerry Apps for Summer

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2010-06-27
 
 
 

10 Fun BlackBerry Apps for Summer

 

10 Fun BlackBerry Apps for Summer

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Name: Player for YouTubePrice: FreeThis app allows the user to browse through YouTube videos, bookmark them for later reference, and share video links by e-mail; useful at the beach when your summer reading gets too boring.

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Name: PandoraPrice: FreeThis streaming Internet radio lets you input a favorite song or artist, and then creates a radio station based on that preference.

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Name: FacebookPrice: FreeThis app gives BlackBerry-optimized access to your social-networking profile.

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Name: The Weather ChannelPrice: FreeProvides information not only on forecasts, but also severe weather alerts and airport delays. (Theres no point in heading out of town if your vacation spot will be subjected to thunderstorms all weekend, after all.)

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Name: TetrisPrice: $4.99One of the more popular mobile games, Tetris involves arranging blocks into complete rows on a 40-tile-deep grid.

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Name: ThumbplayPrice: FreeAnother Internet radio station optimized for BlackBerry. This one features a free trial, after which you pay $9.99 a month for access to millions of songs, and includes online and off-line access to music, auto-sync with a PC, and on-demand albums and artists.

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Name: FoursquarePrice: FreeThis app allows you to check in at various locations, including cafes, bars and restaurants-giving friends and enemies a more efficient way of tracking you down, and earning rewards such as badges. This is an Internet phenomenon, apparently.

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Name: DriveSafe.lyPrice: FreeDriveSafe.ly reads text messages and e-mails out loud, allowing you to concentrate on the road while driving. Automatically plays incoming text, SMS and e-mail messages.

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Name: TwitterPrice: FreeA BlackBerry-optimized Twitter app, integrated with the devices built-in camera for easy snapshot uploading.

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Name: PoyntPrice: FreeThis app allows you to search out nearby businesses, retailers, restaurants and movie theaters, and even to get weather information.

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