My apologies for the lateness in getting this one up. I do however have a good excuse. I recently got my BlackBerry Torch so with that, I sorta got lost in playing with it. Anyhow, weekend app time again. We got some goodies for you all and a great contest where you can win 1 of 10 copies of Hypoxia from MBLWare. Here's to hoping you all have agreat weekend. :)
Freebies of the Week: Morsel 2.0, Mr. Number Call Block, Maze
In Case You Missed It: Facebook 220.127.116.11, iHazweather, 7digital updated, now OS 6 ready.
New This Week:ShortcutManager, MemoryMax, Baseball
Cool at BlackBerry App World:World of Wisdom
Contest:Enter to win 1 of 10 copies of Hypoxia from MBLWare
Freebies Of The Week:
Morsel 2.0 - Morsel, part of GE Healthymagination, is a mobile application that helps people get a little bit healthier, every day. By suggesting simple, daily tasks that anyone can do, Morsel empowers you to take control of your well-being, one step at a time. With fun, achievable goals ranging from better eating tips, to easy, effective exercises and stress relievers, Morsel adopts a holistic approach to health and wellness, making a healthier lifestyle accessible to everyone.
FREE in BlackBerry App World
Mr. Number Call Block by Skydeck - is the most powerful free call blocker available
on your BlackBerry® smartphone. It comes from the team that brought you Mr. Number Caller ID, the most popular mobile Caller ID service in the US. It’s fully customizable. You can block a single phone number or a contact, block private numbers, block a whole area code, or block the world. You can also create a whitelist of people who always get through. Hate your hometown but love your Mom? Block the area code and add her to the whitelist.
Automatically block tens of thousands of known telemarketers - list updated daily
Block individual phone numbers, a contact, an entire area code, or the world
Block private and restricted numbers
Customizable whitelist: make sure the right people always get through
History of every call blocked and why
Notifications of blocked calls in your inbox (optional)
Big easy on/off button in case you change your mind
Maze - Classic Maze! And now specially adapted for Kids! Discover the correct path and reach your target while avoiding the obstacles in between. Equipped with lively graphics and engaging music, this game is a perfect companion for your kids and would keep them entertained and captivated for days.
This version comes with our innovative Child Lock technology that guards against any accidental key presses or unintentional calls.
Facebook - version 18.104.22.168 is available for download from BlackBerry App World. The new version has been long awaited by Facebook fans everywhere and now, you can check out the latest release available. The feedback on this release has been much better compared to other releases so, be sure to grab it if Facebook is your thing.
iHazWeather - With a tiny footprint of just 190KB, this simple app gives you just that, the weather. Current conditions are displayed on the homescreen, and launching the app provides a snapshot of the day and a 3 day forecast. A tip of the hat to the developer for displaying the temp in both Fahrenheit and Celsius, there aren't many that allow for the fact that Canadian (and other metric countries) users exist. Set your location, or allow the app to use your current GPS location, choose your refresh rate and you're set. That easy. If you're looking for an app that will give you a full forecast, or tell you how many inches of rain are currently falling on your head, you have lots of choices. If you just want a simple icon on your screen with the current conditions, check this one out. Available in the CB store for $1.99 for multiple devices, including the Torch.
7digital - Music Store BlackBerry app, users can easily browse (by artist, tag or album) and buy DRM-free high quality MP3 music. Included in the application is a media player; enabling you to import your playlists and MP3 files. You can also check out the charts, weekly features and new music. The application has been updated to version 1.4.5 and now includes the following:
New: Support for Torch 9800, Curve 3G 9300 & Pearl 3G 91xx smartphone
ShortCutManager - The ultimate shortcut manager for the BlackBerry OS6. No need to create special Lauchers for shortcuts on the HomeScreen ever anymore. Use Shortcut Manager to manage all your shortcuts for email, sms, pin, email, website, phone call, appt, memo, task, video, mp3 songs, search Youtube and more.
You can even create a complete email, sms or pin message and then send the message by just Launching the shortcut and then select Send. Creating speed dial is simple. Just enter the phone number or do a lookup and then optionally select a new Picture or use the default Contact picture during Lookup.
With all shortcuts you can set the Icon name, normal icon and rollover icon.
Designed specifically for BlackBerry OS6
Create over 12 different shortcuts
Can change shortcut names
Can change shortcut icon and rollover
Can compose a complete message for email, sms and pin and then just launch shortcut and send it
Supports Contact lookup for phone, email, sms, pin and website
Export shortcuts to SD card for OS upgrade or backup
Import shortcuts from SD Card
Delete all shortcuts
Refresh all shortcuts
Shortcuts created are placed into a specific folder
Memory Max - The no-configuration MemoryMax application boosts available RAM and Flash memory to provide your handheld with additional resources to perform critical tasks. MemoryMax is perfiect for users that experience issues with lag and device slowdowns.
BaseBall - The Baseball Scoreboard fills the void for any pick-up game or group event where a scoreboard is not available. The application contains all the same functions of a major league scoreboard. The simple layout allows the scorekeeper to keep track even during high paced games.
World Of Wisdom - This PREMIUM application offers a collection of most insightful and inspiring quotes by the world's greatest leaders and thinkers: Aristotle, Nietzsche, Einstein, Gandhi, Lincoln and many others!
The app is packed with great graphics and features:
Full version has over 3000 hand-picked quotes
Images and links to author's profiles on Wikipedia
Hypoxia - a full featured media player for BlackBerry Smartphones. For the first time on a BlackBerry Smartphone, you can now stream supported audio, and video* to and from your home wifi network!
Hypoxia not only plays music and videos* from your network over wifi, but it's also a Media Server capable of streaming to supported devices like Xbox360, Windows Media Player, another BlackBerry or even an Android phone!
Twitter: Integrated Twitter support, to instantly share what you're watching, or listening to!
Full Skinning System: With Hypoxia's Skinning capabilities, you can change nearly every aspect of the look and feel of Hypoxia. Create your own, or choose a pre-made skin to suite your own personal tastes.
Video Streaming: Bold 9700 owners can now enjoy the added feature of Streaming Video from the network. (More phones to be supported soon).
MBLWare has given us 10 copies of their awesome application to give away to our readers. Be sure to drop on comment on the post and you'll be entered to win. Of course, if you want to learn more check out Hypoxia in the CrackBerry App Store. The app sells for $7.99 and we'll have a full review coming soon.
Last week NikkiSoft was kind enough to give us 10 copies of QuickLaunch to give away. Here are the lucky winners of that contest:
You'll all be contacted within the next week regarding how tocollect your winnings Congrats folks and a big thanks to NikkiSoft.
Until Next Week..
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