BlackBerry App Roundup - 25 copies of Weather Plus by MMMOOO to give away!

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By Michelle Haag on 17 Sep 2011 11:48 pm EDT
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25 copies of Weather Plus by MMMOOO to give away! Read on for details!

Welcome to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! This week we have 25 copies of Weather Plus by MMMOOO to give away! We have searched high and low and found some neat apps to share with you this week, so head on past the break to check them out and enter the contest! If you have an app you want to see featured in the roundup be sure to check the end of the post for information on submitting it to us.

GPS Trackdown for BlackBerry
GPS Trackdown for BlackBerry by: Rainium Research
GPS Trackdown is a social networking application that makes it easy to find and share your location.  It's a great tool to have In Case of Emergency. The Remote Trackdown feature can help you locate a lost phone or a missing person.  The Panic Trackdown feature can help you send your location history to a trusted emergency contact.  Share your location on FaceBook, Twitter, by Text or by Email.  The Remember Location feature can be used to help find your car at the mall.  Because GPS Trackdown uses local search you can get Weather, Movies, Maps and more.  Also, because GPS Trackdown can utilize GPS coordinates you can get directions to locations that don’t have a registered street address.

Most importantly, GPS Trackdown fully respects your privacy.  Your personal and location information is never sent to their website.  This application was not designed to replace an in-car GPS System and it does not support voice turn by turn directions. GPS Trackdown is FREE with versions for BlackBerry 7 devices as well as those on OS 5-6.
More information/screenshots and to download GPS Trackdown for BB7 devices
More information/screenshots and to download GPS Trackdown for OS 5-6
Email Remote
BlackBerry EMail Remote by MagMedia jSoft
Create tasks and memos and share them with other BlackBerry users that have this app installed. Create the memo or task, and BlackBerry EMail Remote will send it via email to those you specify, automatically creating the same memo or task on the recipients' device. You can even have the email marked as read automatically so your inbox doesn't get cluttered. BlackBerry EMail Remote is available on sale for $1.49 (reg. $2.99) for most BlackBerry smartphones.
More information/screenshots and to purchase BlackBerry EMail Remote
3D Draw
3D Draw by Robert McAuley
A unique drawing program for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Draw a picture, then spin it, rotating around the center point. Inertia mode allows you to continue drawing as the picture rotates, and ribbon mode keeps the drawing line a fixed length. A great drawing app that is both easy to use and fun. You can purchase 3D Draw for your BlackBerry PlayBook for $1.99.
More information/screenshots and to purchase 3D Draw
Orb It!
Orb It! and Orb It! Lite by Rotten Ogre
Tap and link orbs to destroy them before they collide. Three different endless game modes (Classic, Arcade and Waves) provide variations on the gameplay, including special orbs and power-ups. You'll have to be quick with your fingers to get a high score! The lite version of Orb It! is free and lets you play the Classic game mode and submit high scores of up to 50,000. To play the other game modes and to submit high scores of any amount, please buy the full version for just $.99.
More information/screenshots and to download Orb It! Lite
More information/screenshots and to purchase Orb It!

What You Might Have Missed

eBuddy XMS

eBuddy XMS now available for BlackBerry and hoping to win you over
We know what you are thinking -- cross platform messaging clients are like a dime a dozen now a days, and with so many options, what makes this one any better? With clients like Kik, LiveProfile and WhatsApp available already, the folks at eBuddy XMS knew they had to step it up a level beyond the others and they feel they have done so very well. Features of eBuddy XMS include:

  • eBuddy is a pioneer in the mobile messaging landscape, with its instant messaging apps having seen more than 100 million unique downloads to date
  • eBuddy has the experience and know how to deliver a reliable messaging service, exemplified by the more than 17 billion messages it processes every month
  • Since its launch (late May), eBuddy XMS has seen a great reception, currently being in the top 20 in 27 countries (social networking category - iOS)
  • eBuddy has also developed Web XMS, an exclusive web-based companion app that allows you to manage all your XMS messages through the comfort of your computer.

Knowing that not everyone can be tied to their mobile device at all times, or folks at the computer don't always want to pick up their device to respond to a message, having a web-based companion is a huge help that definitely sets it apart. Unfortunately eBuddy XMS is not available through AppWorld, but it is available through their site for download. More images after the break.

More information / download of eBuddy XMS

Contest

Weather Plus by MMMOOO
Weather Plus by MMMOOO
Weather Plus is an advanced weather application which adds push weather info to your BlackBerry's home screen and the app icon. If you don't have a theme with a "weather slot" but you still want to see your current conditions, this is a great app for you. Recently updated to include BlackBerry 7 devices, Weather Plus now features more polished icons, deluxe home screen badges and layout, improved connection and lots more! Weather Plus is available for $6.99 and is compatible with most BlackBerry smartphones running OS 5.0 and greater.
Features:
  • The founder of 'Push weather to homescreen' and 'DIY homescreen display mode'
  • The creator of 'Voice Forecast'
  • Accurate weather info with multi-city support.
  • Search city by ZIP (US only).
  • Auto updates weather info.
  • Friendly UI design.
  • Life time free update.
Contest: MMMOOO has given us 25 free copies of Weather Plus to pass on to you guys this week! To enter, leave a comment below. One entry per person, and the contest ends Sunday at midnight PST.
More information/screenshots and to purchase Weather Plus

Until Next Week..

Well there you have it folks! Be sure to check out New BlackBerry Apps, Updated BlackBerry Apps and Free BlackBerry Apps available at ShopCrackBerry.com. If you are a developer and want to have your app shown in the roundup or you're interested in having us host a contest for you, drop me an email at cbmichelle[@]crackberry.com. See you all next week!

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BlackBerry App Roundup - 25 copies of Weather Plus by MMMOOO to give away!

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I would love to win this app.. I love to watch the weather on my blackberry all the time, that's why I want to win WeatherPlus! Please pick me!!

I am constantly checking the weather in order to let my twins know what type of clothing to wear. This would be great! Thank you!

Nice contest! I was actually looking for a weather app this morning... Would love a copy of WeatherPlus!

Would love to have this weather app, considering I don't have a theme with a weather slot. Looks very cool!

hi cb i want to win this weather app because this app is the best of all other similar app :)

Seems like a good app. I'm using the free version right now and am not sure what the paid one would do for me but I would be happy to use it!

I guarantee for next ten minutes the weather will be (look outside and report). Unless of course you are buried in a fluorescent bulbed brain drain cube like me then this app could very well be a welcomed contact with the outside world. Good luck all!

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