CrackBerry's guide to the best free apps for your BlackBerry smartphone
Looking for the best free BlackBerry apps? You've come to the right place. There are loads of great free apps for your BlackBerry that are just a few clicks away. There are great media apps like Slacker Radio and Pandora, utilities like BeBuzz and Dropbox, social networking apps like Twitter, Facebook and foursquare, and many more. While your device has some great stuff out of the box, you'll surely want to load up some more apps before long. Keep reading and we'll check out some of the best free BlackBerry apps to get you started.
Slacker lets you stream music on the go. Choose what best fits you and create your own personal stations or pick from over 100 presets. If you choose to upgrade to the premium version you can search for songs on demand, cache stations and more. Give this and Pandora (see below) a shot to see which fits you best.
Very similar to Slacker, Pandora lets you stream custom music stations on your BlackBerry. Start with an artist or song and Pandora plays simliar style songs. Use the "thumbs up" or "thumbs down" to tell Pandora what you like and work your way to that perfect mix. An awesome way to steam music on your BlackBerry.
Foursquare is a fun social networking service that lets you connect with friends, explore your city and earn fun badges along the way. Check in to venues when you're out and about and earn special badges and promotions. Compete with your friends and explore your world. The BlackBery app lets you check in, view specials, explore your area and much more.
The easiest way to Tweet on the go. Twitter for BlackBerry is a simple Twitter app that is full of features. View your timeline, mentions and direct messages. You can choose to refresh your timeline in the background, receive push alerts and much more a great app for Twitter users and totally free!
The Facebook app for BlackBerry lets you easily stay addicted on the go. With the app you can view your timeline, update you status, view messages, upload photos and video and much more. With push alerts for updates, this app is a great way to keep in touch from your BlackBerry.
The be all and end all of messaging apps on BlackBerry, BBM comes preinstalled on all new devices. If you're a BlackBerry user you're a BBM user - end of story. BBM lets you chat with friends, send photos and video, start group chats and much more. Truly an amazing messaging solution for BlackBerry users.
If you have friends or family on other platforms, using BBM isn't an option. For that, many turn to the free WhatsApp Messenger. With this app you can easily message contacts on other platforms (providing they have the app as well). It works off the contact phone number, so as long as they are in your address book they'll show up on WhatsApp. You can even send images, videos, voice notes and more.
Sometimes you just want to stay connected easily, and Google Talk is great for that. Since you can use the app on so many platforms, it makes a great "go to" IM tool. Your friends will know to always find you on Google Talk and you can stay signed in no matter where you are - even on your BlackBerry. Check it out for free.
If you travel or just like exploring, Poynt is the app for you. An awesome location based service, Poynt lets you find places to eat, movie times, gas prices, and loads more. It's totally free, but it is an amazing tool that no BlackBerry user should be without.
If you're looking for cloud storage that lets you access files from your PC and mobile device, Dropbox is where it's at. It's free to sign up and you get 2GB of storage right off the bat. Use Dropbox to store your photos, video and other files for access when and where you need them.
Evernote is an awesome tool that lets you store notes of pretty much any kind. You can add text notes, photos, PDFs and more so you have them when you need them. It's multi-platform so you can access it from your PC or BlackBerry. Use it to keep notes, shopping lists, reminders, to do lists, copies of bills, family photos or whatever you can think of.
Your BlackBerry is a valuable tool, so you want to protect it. BlackBerry Protect gives you peace of mind that should you ever lose your device, you can attempt to locate it or even wipe all the data. BlackBerry Protect runs in the background so you won't even know it's there, all while backing up your important data and keeping track of your device. Log into the full-featured web portal to trak or lock your device should it be lost or stolen.
CrackBerry Wallpaper Changer
Not happy with one wallpaper on your BlackBerry? Let the CrackBerry Wallpaper Changer take the work out of finding that perfect image. The CrackBerry Wallpaper Changer pulls images at random from our extensive wallpaper gallery so you can always have something new. Choose your categories and let er rip - you can even save images to your SD card.
Want to browse the CrackBerry forums in style? Check out the CrackBerry Forums app. Access all your favorite forums discussions from your BlackBerry with ease.
Looking for more free apps for your BlackBerry phone? There are loads more to be found ion our free downloads page. If you have any favorite apps of your own that you don't see listed here, be sure to leave a comment with your favorites and we'll update this post with the best choices. They're not always easy to find, so letting everyone know about the apps you love goes a long way!