BlackBerry apps archive

  • Angry Birds Go! is go... download it for Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8 or BB10 now
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    Angry Birds Go! is go... download it for Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8 or BB10 now

    By 11 December 2013

    Rovio has released its karting game set in the Angry Birds universe, Angry Birds Go! Available now for Android, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10, the game is free-to-play, featuring in-app adverts rather than charging an initial...

  • Uber: The new taxi service hoping to change getting a cab in London
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    Uber: The new taxi service hoping to change getting a cab in London

    By 3 December 2013

    With the Christmas party season now in full force, getting home after a couple of drinks is probably something you're putting a lot of thought in to. Ask most London partygoers and they'll be able to give you an operational matrix of possibilities based...

  • App of the day: Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 (iOS / Android / Blackberry)
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    App of the day: Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 (iOS / Android / Blackberry)

    By 11 July 2013

    Heading to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the Yahoo! Wireless Festival this coming weekend? Then don't leave home without the official festival app, complete with listings, a planner, map, news, social media integration and even push notifications which,...

  • BlackBerry 10 gets Kobo eBook reading app
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    BlackBerry 10 gets Kobo eBook reading app

    By 9 July 2013

    Kobo, the eBook store and multiple eBook reader manufacturer, has released a version of its free smartphone and tablet application for BlackBerry 10. As with Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook digital edition apps, which allow you to read bought...

  • BlackBerry 10 app store grows to 100,000, Kindle one of the new ones
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    BlackBerry 10 app store grows to 100,000, Kindle one of the new ones

    By 21 March 2013

    BlackBerry says there are now more than 100,000 apps in the BB 10 app store as it gears up for its big US launch of the BlackBerry Z10 on 22 March. Adding over 30,000 apps in the past couple of weeks, the company has also confirmed that big hitters like...

  • Olympic concierge service on your phone with LoYakk app
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    Olympic concierge service on your phone with LoYakk app

    By 1 August 2012

    For all it has to offer, London can be a daunting place, particularly when you don’t know your way around. With thousands of tourists descending on the capital for the London 2012 Games, LoYakk is providing a personal Olympic concierge service to help...

  • APP OF THE DAY: London 2012 "Results" for iOS, BB and Android
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    APP OF THE DAY: London 2012 "Results" for iOS, BB and Android

    By 27 July 2012

    It's here, and love it or hate it, you can't avoid the Olympics now. Nor will you be able to for the next six weeks. But if you are interested, and there are plenty who are, then you'll probably be keen to stay up to date with the results. So enter the...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Telmap Navigator review (BlackBerry)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Telmap Navigator review (BlackBerry)

    By 26 July 2012

    With a lot going on at the moment about traffic and travel and the best ways to get around town while avoiding this and that, we thought we’d better help out those on an oft-forgotten platform on App of the Day today. So, BlackBerry owners, this one’s...

  • APP OF THE DAY: London 2012 "Join In" for Android, iOS and BB
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    APP OF THE DAY: London 2012 "Join In" for Android, iOS and BB

    By 23 July 2012

    There's a lot to hate about the Olympics, the oppressive weapons on tower blocks and parkland across London, and the copyright and branding nightmares that will befall anyone who dare show a logo or mascot without approval. But, none of that should get...

  • Carphone Warehouse Bill Angel app helps keep costs down, but is there a catch?
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    Carphone Warehouse Bill Angel app helps keep costs down, but is there a catch?

    By 26 June 2012

    Carphone Warehouse is introducing a free new smartphone app that will help customers monitor their phone use, thus keeping their mobile bills down to a minimum. Available on both the Android and iOS platform from 27 June and on BlackBerry smartphones...

  • APP OF THE DAY: WhatsApp review (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: WhatsApp review (Android)

    By 21 May 2012

    Smartphones are great for keeping in touch, be that with friends, family or colleagues. It really doesn't matter what device you have, there are plenty of options available to you. SMS and MMS messaging is great, but sometimes you want something more...

  • Britain's Got Talent final to have Shazam-enabled adverts
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    Britain's Got Talent final to have Shazam-enabled adverts

    By 10 May 2012

    Britain’s Got Talent fans will be able to use music tagging app Shazam during the advert breaks for the series final for a chance to win a selection of prizes.  By tagging the Pepsi Max and Cadbury Unwrap Gold advertisements with the Shazam app, users...

  • Angry Birds Space adds more levels to Android and iOS
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    Angry Birds Space adds more levels to Android and iOS

    By 25 April 2012

    Rovio’s most successful Angry Birds game has just got bigger, with 10 new levels being added to Angry Birds Space. The Fry Me to the Moon planet, which comprises the 10 new levels, is available to download as an update for both Android and iOS platforms....

  • Facebook and Twitter for BlackBerry get BBM connected
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    Facebook and Twitter for BlackBerry get BBM connected

    By 12 April 2012

    Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones v3.0 and Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones v3.0 are now BBM connected apps.  The news, confirmed by BlackBerry maker Research In Motion, means that users of both apps will now be able to share their latest status...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Barclays Pingit review (iOS, BlackBerry and Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Barclays Pingit review (iOS, BlackBerry and Android)

    By 16 February 2012

    Mobile payments is an area of much debate. It’s obviously the way of the future to be able to send funds over and between mobile phones but there ae enormous issues of security and, probably more importantly, customer trust to overcome. Nonetheless,...

  • BBM Music now available free for six months
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    BBM Music now available free for six months

    By 9 February 2012

    It hasn't exactly set the music-streaming world alight, so it should come as no surprise that Research in Motion is trying to push BBM Music by offering up to six months free access. The service, first announced in August, allows BBM users to get access...

  • Spotify for BlackBerry drops beta tag, gains officialdom
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    Spotify for BlackBerry drops beta tag, gains officialdom

    By 22 December 2011

    If you're rocking a BlackBerry and fancy a bit of official Spotify action this Christmas then you're in luck, as Spotify for BlackBerry has left the preview stage and is now a bona fide official product. We should say "if you're rocking an old BlackBerry"...

  • BlackBerry App World 3.1 comes bearing gifts
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    BlackBerry App World 3.1 comes bearing gifts

    By 19 December 2011

    BlackBerry App World 3.1 has arrived in RIM lovers' lives - bringing with it a nifty new addition whereby rather than forking out for apps using your own hard earned money, you can request that your pals buy them for you. The "Request Gift" feature is...

  • BBM Music goes live in UK for BlackBerry music fans
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    BBM Music goes live in UK for BlackBerry music fans

    By 15 November 2011

    BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has announced that its BBM Music service has come out of beta and will be available to all from today in the UK. The new service, first announced in August, will allow BBM users to get access to up to 50 music tracks...

  • Read all about it: PressReader lands on Blackberry PlayBook
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    Read all about it: PressReader lands on Blackberry PlayBook

    By 11 November 2011

    PressReader, an app that lets you read actual copies of newspapers from around the world, will be pre-installed on the BlackBerry PlayBook when it finally gets its OS update. The app provides access to more than 2,000 newspapers in 49 languages from 95...

  • Gmail app for BlackBerry killed by Google
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    Gmail app for BlackBerry killed by Google

    By 9 November 2011

    Google has announced that the Gmail app for BlackBerry is to be discontinued, with downloads and support for the email platform ceasing on 22 November. In the space of a week Google has managed to bamboozle and confuse not one, but two sets of mobile...

  • Facebook Messenger for BlackBerry takes on BBM
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    Facebook Messenger for BlackBerry takes on BBM

    By 19 October 2011

    Facebook Messenger has landed on BlackBerry, the social networking site has announced, bringing with it a load of new features into the mix. "In this version, we've included a bunch of new features and performance improvements designed to make your messaging...

  • Spotify for Blackberry takes on BBM Music
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    Spotify for Blackberry takes on BBM Music

    By 19 October 2011

    Spotify has launched a new app for BlackBerry users, bringing the on demand music service to millions of new customers around the world. "We’re excited today to announce our first preview release of Spotify for Blackberry. As our sixth mobile app, Blackberry...

  • BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 detailed
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    BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 detailed

    By 18 October 2011

    BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has confirmed that it will be releasing a new operating system update for the BlackBerry Playbook at the company's Devcon event in San Francisco.  The new operating system update will be available to developers from...

  • BlackBerry developers make more money
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    BlackBerry developers make more money

    By 18 October 2011

    BlackBerry developers make more money according to Research In Motion, the company that makes BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tablet.  "If you put it on our platform, you'll make more money," execs were keen to tell delegates to the company’s...