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BlackBerry App World 3.0 now available

September 7th, 2011

Research In Motion launched BlackBerry App World 3.0 on Tuesday and it adds number of enhancements over the previous iteration. BlackBerry App World 3.0 offers a revamped home screen with rotating banners that display new and featured applications, an App sharing feature that allows users to share their favorite applications using Facebook, Twitter, BBM, SMS …

BlackBerry App World 3.0 beta now available

August 5th, 2011

Research In Motion announced on Friday that BlackBerry App World 3.0 is now available for download from the BlackBerry Beta Zone. The updated app store offers a number of improvements, including the ability to search for applications directly from the new home screen. Users will be able to sort search results by name, price, rating, …

BlackBerry App World crosses the 1 billion download mark

July 13th, 2011

Research In Motion on Tuesday announced a major milestone for its on-device software portal BlackBerry App World: 1 billion downloads served. “The BlackBerry App World storefront launched a little over two years ago, and over that time, we’ve made many feature improvements, enhanced the look and feel, and added a ton of compelling apps,” RIM’s Alex …

AT&T’s BlackBerry Bridge app now available in App World

July 1st, 2011

When RIM launched the BlackBerry PlayBook earlier this year, AT&T was the only carrier that didn’t provide a BlackBerry Bridge application out of the gate. As of Friday, the application is now available for PlayBook owners with AT&T BlackBerry phones. The app provides free email, calendar, and BBM sync between your PlayBook and BlackBerry smartphone, …

Twitter for BlackBerry updated with push notifications, more

April 13th, 2011

Research In Motion has announced a new version of Twitter for BlackBerry that includes a number of noteworthy enhancements. Twitter for BlackBerry version 1.1 is officially out of beta and offers the ability to tweet your location using the “Add location to tweet” option. The app also includes push notifications for @mentions, and will auto-complete …

BlackBerry Traffic updated with predicted traffic conditions, more

April 12th, 2011

Research In Motion announced on Monday that it has updated its BlackBerry Traffic navigation software to version 2.0.0.1749. The latest iteration includes the following changes: Select between two routes to a destination, and can use a new traffic view that displays predicted traffic conditions for each route. Pre-set destinations, such as work or home, or …

RIM makes its App World signup process easier

March 7th, 2011

RIM has started emailing developers to inform them that its BlackBerry App World sign-up process is now much more streamlined; a welcomed change, we’re sure. Before the program tweak, RIM required a notarized proof of identity — yes, you’d literally have to get a document notarized before RIM would accept you as a developer into BlackBerry App World. After …

BlackBerry App World update brings in-app payments

February 2nd, 2011

Research In Motion on Wednesday announced a new version of its on-device software store for BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry App World. Version 2.1 brings several changes to RIM’s app store — the most notable of which is the introduction of an in-app payment mechanism. BlackBerry app developers will now be able to offer digital and virtual goods to …

RIM announces Amazon MP3 app for BlackBerry, available now

December 14th, 2010

Today, RIM and Amazon.com launched Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry smartphones, giving BlackBerry smartphone users in the U.S. access to Amazon’s catalog of over 14 million songs. Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry smartphones allows users to browse, preview, download, store, and tell friends about their favorite music all at the touch of a fingertip. Key features include: …