Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Wasn’t it nice of Kevin to share with all of us the BlackBerry Roadmap of 2011? Come to think of it, I don’t think he actually explained it in complete detail. I mean - what about the part where the Roadmap of BlackBerrys lead to my front door? I think I need to send him my address again.
Today, we announce the winners of the e-mobile Air Share giveaway and also give you the chance to win one of 15 copies of Photoclub! Have a rootin’ tootin’ weekend! Giddy up!
Freebies of the Week: Red Carpet VIP Desk, DigiMemo Express, Penny Stock Professor
In Case You Missed It: PDF Scanner, Berry Weather
New This Week: BBOCI, Copy Advanced, Pro Timer Multi StopWatch, Auto Photo Uploader for Facebook
Cool at BlackBerry App World: My911
Contest: Win one of 15 copies of Photoclub!
Freebies Of The Week:
Red Carpet VIP Desk - Red Carpet VIP Desk is a subscription based concierge platform that allows you to connect with local and international concierge services worldwide.
Let Red Carpet VIP Desk help you with reservations at your favorite restaurants, airport services, golf tee sessions, medical appointments and even bookings for your next holiday.
DigiMemo Express - This application is a tool, and it must work with DigiMemo(a digital pad with 32 MB memory). With this application and DigiMemo, you can send your e-Mail / MMS written on paper or sticky note by Smartphone. Keep and view your paper sticky notes as small pictures on your Smartphone, and send via e-Mail / MMS later.
Penny Stock Professor - With an economy in turmoil, it is crucial that you keep an eye on potential moneymakers that could very easily be the difference between luxury and poverty. Penny Stock Professor keeps you on top of developments in the penny stock world, delivering breaking news right to your phone.
Penny Stock Professor provides our readers with the top penny stocks to trade. We study small cap companies to pick the hottest penny stocks for you to trade. We study the stock market for hours and hours to ensure that you have all the research required to make quality personal investment decisions. Our stock picks have returned gains of over 1000% in the past, and we have no doubt that this success will continue. PennyStockProfessor.com feels it necessary to remind you that with high returns comes high risk. So as always when you trade the stocks we update you on, DO YOUR OWN DUE DILEGENCE to supplement the Professor's research.
PennyStockProfessor.com is brilliant at finding companies that are over-looked by the market. This means that there is no surge of profits and the stock is typically sold very low. This is great for our investors who get in early before the stock has a chance to make major explosions of growth.
PDF Scanner - You are looking at a print article your friend would enjoy reading. The hard copy of a document which you need to keep or e-mail. A page in a book you would love to share with your family. All you have is your phone. It's more than enough!
Take a picture (or more) with your phone, convert it into a PDF document and send it via e-mail in an instant. This portable PDF creator combines the convenience of an office scanner with the mobility of your cell. Whether you need a hard-copy document scanned and emailed, or just a few pages from a magazine to take with you on the commute, you can use PDF Scanner to have a good-quality, fully readable PDF file as you are on the go!
As handy and straightforward as an app can be, PDF Scanner lets you convert anything, anywhere into a single PDF file.
Image to PDF conversion in seconds
For business or personal use: sharing, note taking, storing documents for future reference
Email PDFs straight from the application
Portable mobile scanning: anywhere, anytime
Key editing options: view in full screen, reorder, rescan, delete
Streamlined work logic: you simply cannot go wrong
Keep this lightweight piece of software on your phone and you will never find yourself in a hurry to copy text, searching for a document scanner or struggling with numerous phone pictures, when all you really need is one compact PDF file. PDF Scanner is available in English.
BerryWeather - BerryWeather is a visually stunning weather application for your BlackBerry smartphone. Get instant access to current conditions plus detailed 7-day and 24-hour forecasts for over 72.000 locations worldwide. Get weather advisories and alerts for any location within the U.S. Keep up to 10 locations at the same time and switch between them with a flick of the trackball (or your finger swipe!).
Our weather provider: Weather Underground
Current conditions including "Feels like" temperature, wind, pressure, dew point, humidity.
7-day forecast with high/low temperature and precipitation probability
24-hour forecast with temperature, precipitation probability, wind and humidity
Track your location via GPS/cell
Instant weather advisory notifications via push technology (US only)
Built-in animated radar maps (US only)
Easily switch between 7 different views (Current, Daily Forecast, Hourly Forecast etc)
Get more accurate conditions by switching to nearby weather stations for any location
Replace/extend the default radar maps with your preferred weather service's radar maps!
Add custom web cams and other media links (weather radio, video, HTML etc) to any location.
Sunrise/Sunset times and moon phase
Customizable homescreen icon showing current conditions
See your current weather as a homescreen wallpaper (OS 4.7 and higher)
Share your weather on Twitter
Completely customize BeWeather using themes, background wallpaper, font and icon sizes
BBOCI - This application helps you to install all the application in .*JAD *.COD, *.ALX to your Blackberry by clicking on the .*JAD, .*COD, .*ALX. That means you JUST CLICK on the application files to install them to your Blackberry.
You don't have BIS or BES, so you can't install applications directly to your Blackberry and the applications are not recognized by BlackBerry Desktop Manager? Don't worry, BBOCI will help you install all the applications without the BlackBerry Desktop Manager.
This application helps you install the applications which CANNOT BE INSTALLED by BlackBerry Desktop Manager!
It's the fastest way to install applications to your Blackberry without Blackberry Desktop Manager.
BBOCI is more convenient than BlackBerry Desktop Manager (BDM), because when connect with BDM, you will always be reminded to update your devices. With BBOCI, no update, and NO RESTART when you install applications to your BlackBerry. The software now supports Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
From now on, everytime you have an application in format .*ALX or .*JAD and even .*COD, just connect your Blackberry to your Computer through USB cable then CLICK on the application files and you've done the installation.
Copy Advanced - Copy Advanced is an advanced clipboard manager, which is easy to use. The application saves all your clipboard entries in a list, from which you can select text you copied in the past. You can then copy the text again or send it to an email address. A menu item will be added to all your BlackBerry menus from which you can easily access the list with clipboard item.
Keeps all your text clipboard items in a list
Allows you to copy old items to the clipboard again or send them by email
Vibrates shortly when a clipboard item has been added
Is accessible by using the menu item which can be found in all menus
Pro Timer Multi StopWatch - Multi-Competitor Lap Timer for BlackBerry
ProTimer Multi Stopwatch is an advanced circuit timing app for the BlackBerry platform. Designed in consultation with professional coaches, ProTimer Multi Stopwatch lets you time several competitors at the same time. It's like having ten separate stopwatches on the go at once.
ProTimer Multi Stopwatch has an advanced feature set suitable for:
Motorsports, Racing, Karting
Physical Education, Track and Field
Running, Swimming, Biking, Rowing
Anywhere you need to time more than one person at a time
Many, many more applications
Plus because it's a BlackBerry, your results are automatically recorded and can be saved or emailed with just a click. Now you can leave your clipboard at home.
Auto Photo Uploader for Facebook - Do you like uploading pictures to Facebook? Sharing precious moments with friends and family through Facebook has become simple and easy with the ‘Facebook Auto Photo Uploader’. Now you can automatically upload any picture you take with your BlackBerry instantly to your Facebook profile!
Facebook Auto Photo Uploader is a proactive application that will upload all pictures taken from your camera onto your Facebook profile. Managing and using the application is extremely simple with a one-time email setup and easy options for enabling and disabling the service. The enable/disable feature allows you to choose when to upload pictures.
Photo sharing can’t get any easier! Make life simple with the Facebook Auto Photo Uploader!
My911 - My 911 is a feature-rich application for your smartphone, designed to help those on-the-go feel confident and secure about navigating through a complex and fast paced mobile world. The technology detects, directs and protects users and gives them the ability to live, work and play with a true feeling of liberation.
Highlighted by patent-pending impact-detection technology, in the event of a crash My911 instantaneously triggers an emergency 9-1-1 call conveying your exact location and other critical information to emergency personnel.
My911’s comprehensive, worldwide service provides the following features:
Geo-fencing (sends alert when device goes in or out of pre-determined area)
SOS (One button push notifies emergency services)
Notification (One button push sends one of five customized preset notification messages to loved ones)
Traffic, security, weather alerts
Online location-based portal tracks all alerts and actions taken place, logs details such as GPS co-ordinates, speed, time, altitude, trip details, speed alerts, geo-fencing and more.
PhotoClub - **Ultimate fun and functional**, PhotoClub turns your BlackBerry into a photofinishing studio, of sorts. It includes: Adjust Photo, Add Clipart, Add Frames, Add Effect and Add Custom Elements.
When exported, the photo edited by PhotoClub can be used as a wallpaper, screensaver to personalize your phone. You can also share with your friends as MMS, Email attachment or upload to any photo sites you like. Additionally you are able to use it on Twitter, MySpace, MSN Messenger, as an AIM buddy icon, a Skype avatar or a message board avatar.
1. You may resize the photo first to enjoy a speedy and smooth operation
2. Custom elements must be in transparent .png format
3. To move a clipart in QWERTY models, press 'alt' + navi key (trackball/pad) to move pixel by pixel, or press 'shift' + navi key in speedy
6 functions to deal with your photo- you can use one of them or some of them in one time
*Congrats to everyone! You should receive a message within the next 2 weeks, so watch out for it!*
Until Next Week..
Well there you have it folks! I hope you enjoyed the apps we managed to corral this week. If you have any information on software (including news and tips), or if you are developer looking to be in the spotlight (or contest) let me know via email at email@example.com or on Twitter at twitter.com/ryanblundell.
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