Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

BlackBerry App World launches in Australia & New Zealand
Posted on 14-Dec-2009 08:58. | Tags Filed under: News.

BlackBerry App World launches in Australia & New Zealand
Research In Motion (RIM) has announced that BlackBerry App World is now available to BlackBerry smartphone customers in Australia and New Zealand, bringing together a broad mix of free mobile applications.

Customers can now download BlackBerry App World directly to their smartphone by visiting or BlackBerry App World can be accessed over both Wi-Fi and mobile phone networks in Australia and New Zealand and it automatically presents customers with the relevant catalog of applications available for their specific BlackBerry smartphone model.

“BlackBerry App World makes it very easy for our customers to discover and download a wide variety of applications for their BlackBerry smartphone,” said Adele Beachley, Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, Research In Motion. “BlackBerry App World provides a fantastic new resource and enhanced experience for customers and an equally exciting business opportunity for RIM’s partners.”

BlackBerry App World showcases several applications on its front page carousel, making it easy for users to browse through a select number of featured applications. Featured applications will vary from time to time, helping users discover new applications for practically every aspect of life.

The “Top Downloads” area on BlackBerry App World lists applications that are the most downloaded, while a variety of application categories, including entertainment, IM and social networking, news, weather, productivity and more makes it easier for users to find content.

Applications on BlackBerry App World can be reviewed by users and those reviews are reflected in star ratings. Users can easily access and read reviews, see screenshots and read a description of each application before they download it.

BlackBerry App World users can recommend applications to other people through email, PIN, SMS message or BlackBerry Messenger.

A folder called My World keeps track of applications the user has downloaded. It is a personal storage space that allows users to uninstall and re-install applications.

Popular BlackBerry App World applications available in Australia and New Zealand include BlackBerry Messenger; Bloomberg Mobile; Daily Horoscope; - Dictionary and Thesaurus; Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones; Flickr for BlackBerry Smartphones; ipass; Mippin; MySpace; Navita Translator; Nobex Radio Companion; ProOnGo Express; The Weather Channel; Tune Wiki; UberTwitter; Viigo; Vlingo; WorldMate Live: Travel Like a Pro; and World News.

More information:
comments powered by Disqus

Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Harvey Norman - Furniture - Too good to be true
Created by maxeon, last reply by mattwnz on 4-Oct-2015 14:40 (150 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10

New tyre advice please
Created by xyeovillian, last reply by martyyn on 2-Oct-2015 13:53 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4

Red Peak to be added as a 5th option on the referendum
Created by Bee, last reply by MikeB4 on 2-Oct-2015 15:08 (186 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13

Bigpipe / Chorus insanity
Created by chrispchikin, last reply by chrispchikin on 3-Oct-2015 21:24 (71 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5

Can spark provide telephone in fibre only area?
Created by BinaryLimited, last reply by BarTender on 2-Oct-2015 19:47 (14 replies)

iPhone 6S/Plus (or 7 or whatever...) NZ launch... who's going to buy one???
Created by JEDENZED, last reply by littleheaven on 4-Oct-2015 21:16 (584 replies)
Pages... 37 38 39

Warehouse Stationery - a Scam or what ?
Created by geekbhaji, last reply by richms on 2-Oct-2015 17:17 (13 replies)

Best way to protect the paintwork on a new car
Created by dclegg, last reply by alasta on 1-Oct-2015 08:50 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3