With the BlackBerry Bold 9700 about to launch, we have compiled a list of the top 10 apps that no Blackberry user should be without.
This handy app helps you find a Café or restaurant with a free WiFi hotspot. It lists more than 14,000 cafes and restaurants with free WiFi in Europe, the US, Canada and Australia so perfect for Bold 9700 users when out and about. The locations of these cafés and restaurants are stored on your BlackBerry, so that you can find them even without internet access. It also uses in-built GPS to locate all cafes near your current location.
WiFiCaféSpots is available to download from BlackBerry App World from £2.09, see here for additional information http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/2132
This super cool application is your season ticket to all the live action from the greatest English leagues and cups, SPL, Champions League, UEFA Cup and all internationals matches. It ensures that you never miss a goal or result again and includes minute by minute commentary, stats on each match and great looking match graphics too.
Currently, a free trial of Premierscores09 is available from Blackberry App World. Please find additonal information here http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/3982
This super safe application reads your text messages and emails out loud so you can concentrate on the road when you’re behind the wheel. Eliminate the temptation to reach for your phone by letting DriveSafe.ly read to you and automatically respond, ensuring that you never miss an email again whilst out on the road. This great application really does allow you to stay connected when on the move!
Drive safe.ly is available to download from free from BlackBerry App World. For further information see here http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/3381
Wicked Blog App
If you’re serious about blogging and need to update and add to your posts whilst on the go, Wicked Blog is the perfect app for any keen BlackBerry Bold 9700 bloggers. It’s fun & easy to use and allows you to manage a number of WordPress blogs. You can also capture and attach pictures directly from your camera and rework the size and format too. This super app also geocodes ToDo lists and blog posts and then allows you to sort by proximity.
A free trial is available from BlackBerry App World, visit here for more information http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/2703
Twitterlerts tweets, searches and alerts you of what matters most to you. See what people are saying – there is no need to miss the latest news and opinions just because you are out and about! You can easily save searches you make often, so they are just a tap away. If something really matters to you, and getting timely information is crucial – Twitterlerts will alert you on your BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone so you can react on the go.
Twitterlerts is available to download from BlackBerry App World from £3.48 http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/search/twitterlerts
This classic gem-swapping puzzle is a must for any gamer. Now with enhanced graphics, users need to string together three or more gems to rack up points in this fast paced game. Advance through levels in normal single-player mode or race the clock in timed mode.
Bejeweled is available from BlackBerry App World from £3.48. For further information see here http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/4117
Gwabbit for BlackBerry makes email contact capture fast, easy, and fun! Gwabbit automatically scans incoming BlackBerry emails, find contacts, and instantly transforms them into contact records within your BlackBerry address book! Try it for free for 14 days and up to 20 contacts.
Gwabbit for BlackBerry smartphones is available to download from your BlackBerry smartphone from £6.97. A free trial is also available on BlackBerry App World, please find additional information here http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/1681
OpenTable for BlackBerry combines the power of OpenTable.com with the convenience of your BlackBerry smartphone, enabling reservations on the go. Whether you are travelling to a new city or simply looking for a nice place to eat at home, OpenTable is the essential application for dining out, enabling you to find local restaurants using in-built GPS on your BlackBerry Bold 9700 or search for a location and reserve a table quickly and easily.
OpenTable is available to download from BlackBerry App World from free, see here http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/2322
WorldMate Live can turn your BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone into a personal travel assistant taking the stress out of travelling. The application gives users instant access to all trip details including itineraries, weather updates, currency converters and more. It enables users to create itineraries that sync between your BlackBerry smartphone, Outlook Calendar, personal website and WorldMate Live website making sure you keep up to date with schedules. For frequent flyers, you can upgrade to Gold membership which provides automatic flight alerts and real time flight status information, and should you want to change your flight at the last minute you can do so with the click of a button.
WorldMate Live for Blackberry smartphones is available to download from BlackBerry App World from free, please find here http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/836
TelMap navigator can turn your BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone into a fully featured SatNav GPS that stays with you wherever you go. TelMap provides in-car and pedestrian navigation, with updated scrolling maps that give you the best route. In addition, you can search to find local businesses and contact details. Even if you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for, just type in ‘pizza’ if you’re hungry and it will show you a list of local restaurants.
A free 14 day trial of TelMap Navigator is available to download free from BlackBerry App World, and a full year’s subscription can be purchased from £34.87. For more information please see here http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/2157