So you've just got a new BlackBerry. Aren't you the lucky one? Whether it's for work or for pleasure, there are thousands of apps you can download to suit virtually every situation. However, while you can get apps for specific tasks there's no point getting the Sling Player app for the BlackBerry if you don't have a Slingbox.

So with that in mind, here are five must-have apps for your brand new BlackBerry.


One of the best apps for the BlackBerry, the Facebook app not only lets you keep up to date with your mates via the social network, but it will also integrate itself into your contacts book giving you a stack of information when your regular contacts call or email as well.

Price: Free


Who needs iTunes when you can get the 7digital app for BlackBerry? Purchases made on the move are automatically replaced with high quality versions of the tracks when you get home through Wi-Fi Auto-Sync. Whilst BlackBerry and internet push ensures any purchases made on are delivered to the device without any extra effort on your part.

Price: Free

If you like footie, then you'll want to use your BlackBerry to find out the latest scores as they happen. This mobile application delivers instant, real-time access to breaking soccer news making this a great App for keeping up with the World Cup in 2010.

Price: Free


This classic gem-swapping puzzle game isn't Tetris, admittedly, but it's just as good fun. If you're blissfully unaware of what we are talking about, Bejeweled sees you match rows of jewels to clear the screen to win. This app lets you compete against a friend, or match with a random opponent and hit the mines for endless fun.

Price: £3.48

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0

BlackBerry users are a close-knit bunch and that means it's going to be easier to talk and share the love with them with BlackBerry Messenger 5.0. You can share your pin or unique barcode to connect with friends anywhere and the whole service is really easy to use.

Price: Free

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