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The following Applications are the must have applications on your blackberry. Most of these are available for free, These apps are tried, tested and were found to be most valuable and most frequently used.

TeleNav and Garmin GPS for BlackBerry

If you are frequently on the move, this is very important and useful. Global Positioning System-based apps such as TeleNav Inc.’s GPS Navigator for BlackBerry and Garmin for BlackBerry may help you to get where you are heading for the first time. Check out TeleNav Track.

With TeleNav’s GPS Navigator you can get both voice & on-screen driving directions. It also finds closely located restaurants, Wi-Fi hot spots or business listings. Moreover, TeleNav provides traffic alerts and alternate routes. Garmin Mobile for BlackBerry offers voice or text turn-by-turn navigation throughout North America. It also provides traffic information, weather forecasts, local gas prices and more.

Pocket Express

Handmark Inc.’s Pocket Express is a useful and all in one solution for blackberry smart phones as this is able to provide easy access to travel information, news, weather, maps, sports scores, games, quick Web search, multimedia and more. There are 2 versions of Pocket Express, called Express Executive and Elite. The Executive edition of the software offers everything mentioned above, plus a round-the-clock MobileConcierge service to help answer questions or make reservations. The basic version of the software is for $69.90 per year, and the Elite costs $99 per year.


Default media player on BlackBerry devices is not that great, if you compare it with the ease of use like with iPod and iTunes software. BlackBerry owners who want to have a better MP3-play experience from their blackberry are using Electronic Pocket Ltd.’s FlipSide. FlipSide plays MP3 files stored on blackberry memory card and displays full-color album artwork along with each track. A free demo of FlipSide is available on ElectricPocket.com, you can buy it for $19.95.

Viigo is best application that provides instant access to Internet RSS feed on a simple and appealing interface on your Blackberry device. And it supports Google Reader service, so users can import existing collections of RSS feeds from computers to their mobile devices. The application works with any BlackBerry or Windows Mobile device, and it preserves their user interfaces. so that content can be accessed without cellular connectivity.

Google Maps Mobile
Google Maps on BlackBerry can provide useful location-based information and services to mobile handsets with or without the use of GPS. The My Location function can use the nearby cell towers to determine rough locations of mobile phone users. The application also provides satellite imagery from the Google Earth service and can deliver walking instructions or driving directions with real-time traffic alerts in some 30 major U.S. cities. The application is available for a almost all phones and for free.

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