BlackBerry App Roundup for January 14th, 2011! Win 1 of 25 copies of Hypoxia Media Player!

BlackBerry App Roundup Jan 14
By Ryan Blundell on 14 Jan 2011 03:05 pm EST
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Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! If there truly is ‘no rest for the wicked’, then Kevin must be one evil dude. No sooner than returning from CES, Kevin is off representing CrackBerry in Indonesia at the first ever BlackBerry Dev Con Asia. And here I am stressing about my daily commute…

Today, we announce the winners of the imgEdit 2.0 giveaway and also give you the chance to win one of 25 copies of Hypoxia Media Player! Have a rootin’ tootin’ weekend! Giddy up!

Freebies of the Week: Spend Smart Coupons, Forms, Cue

In Case You Missed It: Dipdive, SearchCalendar

New This Week: MyFriendTweeter, My Fashion for BlackBerry, SecureX

Cool at BlackBerry App World: MyLocker

Contest: Win one of 25 copies of Hypoxia Media Player!

Freebies Of The Week:

Spend Smart

Spend Smart Coupons - Spend Smart is an application that enables you to save money with grocery coupons directly from your BlackBerry smartphone. By partnering with grocery stores that have loyalty cards, we save coupons right to your card. All you have to do is use your loyalty card at checkout to receive the discount!

They currently work at over 4500 locations nationwide including; Safeway, Kroger, Ralphs, Vons, Smiths, Frys, ShopRite, Randalls, Dominicks, and Giant Eagle. Over 20 more are supported! Download and register to see the stores available in your area. They are currently lacking coverage in FL, MN, WI, OK, IA, and upper New England including MA, but they’re adding stores all the time.

Free from BlackBerry App World

Forms

Forms - Enable your team to collect structured data quickly and easily on their BlackBerry devices. Design forms on our web-based designer, push them to your team, and route their responses through to a wide range of connectors. The questions you place in your forms support a range of data types and can include validation constraints (prevent the form from being submitted) and be conditionally visible on the flow of answers already provided.

The app supports offline form completion (no network connectivity available), and saving of partially completed forms for returning to at a later time. It makes full use of BlackBerry Push, so doesn't drain your battery polling our server, and the BIS transport (when available) so you don't incur extra data costs.

On the server, received forms can be submitted through a range of connectors, including:

  • email
  • SMS
  • inserted into a Google Spreadsheet
  • stored in Amazon S3
  • routed to any HTTP REST endpoint

The server API also supports pushing pre-populated forms to specific members of your team, as a 'oneshot' work item for them to complete.

Free from BlackBerry App World

Cue

Cue - Simple Reminders. Cue will alert you of your reminders even when all alerts are off.  A tone will play, your phone will vibrate and your reminder will be displayed.  Cue is extremely simple to use. Use Cue to remind yourself to turn your ringer and alerts back on, an important event, or anything you'd like to be reminded of.  Simply select the reminder date and time and enter your reminder text.  Cue automatically starts up with your device and runs in background.

Cue is a simple, easy to use, basic reminder app.

Free from BlackBerry App World

In Case You Missed It:

dipdive

Dipdive - Dipdive is a Lifestyle Engine for Music, Arts, Action & More.  In addition to flagship artists, such as the Black Eyed Peas, Dipdive is home to variety of creative content and social causes.  Check out DailyDips, a daily program covering Comedy, Music, Fashion, Sports and Film. Be the first to hear about exclusive Dipdive events, like Dipdive Nights!

You'll find out about the latest content first: videos, pictures, news and blogs.  Dipdive Channel Owners have BlackBerry handhelds too, so don’t be surprised if you start to see some exclusive and behind-the-scenes uploads. Staying connected with your Dipdive friends is even easier with our mobile app - get messages and notifications of what they are doing.  Update your own profile: write a blog, upload pictures or videos straight from the app. Get your friends to do the same and instantly share your experiences from clubs, concerts, art exhibits, social events or anywhere else you happen to be.

  • Get instant notifications when your favorite Channels and Friends upload new content to Dipdive
  • View videos, pictures, news, and blogs
  • Upload pictures, videos, audio, and blogs to your profile
  • Update your profile status and profile picture
  • Send & receive messages and friend requests

Free from BlackBerry App World

searchcalendar

SearchCalendar - Can't find your boss birthday? Wasting time to scroll over all events in the past year? SearchCalendar offers easy way to get all Calendar events under control. With the many search options you can easily filter and locate the desired event. You can start SearchCalendar by clicking its icon or if you select menu "Search..." in the regular Calendar.

New in version 1.1

  • Search extended for all phone calendars
  • Fixed issue "'Nothing found' message when searching after exact event name"

Features:

  • Integrated in Calendar menu
  • Search in: Subject, Location or Note
  • Limit search to: All-Day events, Repeatable events or Events starting after given date
  • Open selected event in: Daily Calendar view, Weekly Calendar view or Monthly Calendar view

$2.99 from the CrackBerry App Store

New This Week:

MyFriendTweeter

MyFriendTweeter - Advanced friend finder for Twitter. Use a biographical description of your interests to locate new friends. Full English language support during search. Just supply an English worded text of your interests and who you are. The program will iteratively search Twitter for users that best match your interests. Far more accurate than other search technology. MyFriendTweeter is an open-ended search engine which continuously scours Twitter for new possible candidate matches. All found friend results can be uploaded to a Twitter account and added to the "following" list.

On sale for $7.99 from the CrackBerry App Store

My Fashion

My Fashion - If you are among those people who would like to look good all the time and if you very cautious about your style, then My Style is just the application you need. People are use to spending a lot of money on clothes and accessories before even knowing if they appeal to others, but My Style can change that for you. My Style gives you the ability to take a picture of the items, and using the items you can form an outfit you are planning to wear. You can share the outfit on Facebook or Email it to you friend so that you know what others think of it before you actually spend money on it.

You can view items, outfits, and accessories, and then form the outfits with those so that you don’t miss out on any combination that you might not have tried before and of course you can get your friend’s opinion before you actually wear it.

$2.99 from the CrackBerry App Store

SecureX

SecureX - Do your friends, co-workers and family always use your BlackBerry without asking you first? Do you have sensitive data or applications that you do not want others to see or open? If you answer yes, then you need SecureX. SecureX allows you to assign applications to the protected list. Anyone trying to open the protected app will need a password to open it. Without the valid password the application will not open.

You can also enable global protection for 3rd party and or system applications. This will protect all apps from launching. If you do not want this then add custom apps to the protected list. SecureX DOES NOT save your password anywhere on your BlackBerry. It only stores the hash of your password for authentication. Due to the design with SecureX the Camera and Video application are not protected.

Features:

  • Selective application protection
  • Protect all 3rd party applications
  • Protect all System applications
  • Password is NEVER saved
  • Custom wallpaper for the password screen
  • Password is required to modify application protection and preference settings
  • Easy to use
  • Protect after battery pulls

$1.99 from the CrackBerry App Store

Cool In BlackBerry App World:

myLocker

myLocker - A replacement for password-storage programs to securely store your passwords, web logins and credit/debit card like information. Specify your own labels, categories, and search your passwords interactively. myLocker provides you different set of predefined templates for you to use for storing passwords. It includes Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo Mail, Orkut, Twitter, Skype, Visa/Master card, etc. myLocker uses SQLite to store your data and uses AES algorithm to store your confidential data.

Free from BlackBerry App World

Contest:

Hypoxia

Hypoxia Media player - Hypoxia is 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: Torch 9800, Bold 9700 owners can now enjoy the added feature of Streaming Video from the network. (More phones added upon availability).

*To run Hypoxia as a Media Server the Mblware Network Assistant software is needed, refer to your receipt for a link, or visit our website.

Features:

  • Wifi Streaming - Stream media to and from supported devices over wifi
  • Full Skinning System - Change nearly every aspect of Hypoxia's look and feel with downloadable Skins.
  • Twitter Integration - Share what you're listening to, or watching with Hypoxia in real-time on Twitter!
  • Message Notifications - Quickly preview incoming SMS, Email, and PIN notifications right inside Hypoxia.
  • Now Playing Playlist - Add songs, or video to the Current playing playlist
  • Album Artwork - Hypoxia will automatically display all Album Art from your songs' ID3 tag.
  • Audio and Video Playback - Support to playback audio and video media files in Full Screen, and Player modes.
  • Hypoxia PicShows - Create a custom slideshow of pictures, backed with your favourite audio tracks.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts - Many keyboard shortcuts to quickly change to Full-screen, Now Playing and more ...
  • Bluetooth Support - Stream your favourite songs to a connected Bluetooth device.

Regular price is $7.99, currently on sale for $3.99 at the CrackBerry App Store

We have 25 copies of Hypoxia to give away! All you have to do is leave a comment to be entered. Winners will be announced next week. Now, for the 25 winners of Hypoxia.

Contest Winners:

leontam
bradfordjohnson
chelys
1raygin
Jean-luc_Picard
sheldonbk
bahandi
Stides
Suefnp
Draconianfire
ShenTeK
lilhvn4me
pennyhorse
Inspector_Gadget
Magex47
MsBrittz1016
fchteam
mpatchez
ridesno159
mamaquatro
triquetra
depnerg
barbieguzman
alantan
lklim

*Congrats to everyone! You should receive a message this week, 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 blundell@crackberry.com or on Twitter at twitter.com/ryanblundell.

Of course, we also have many more New BlackBerry Apps, Updated BlackBerry Apps and Free BlackBerry Apps available at ShopCrackBerry.com. Be sure to visit our software store for more great deals on BlackBerry Applications!

137 comments

jcastilloalonso

Wow that Hypoxia does look nice. Hope I get to win it and try it out =)

Crackberry Brandon

Ive tried 3 times to get this. Maybe 4th time is a charm?

maskedmascot

Way 2 go Ryan u fixed it yea

blackcaneaddict

Sounds nice. Don't really need it right now, but I could come in handy later on this year. Where do I sign up for that...

mnemonicj

Please let me win this time. Hypoxia really does look like a worthy app.

scuebydue

Would like to win one of these!

Coffey123

I sure hope that I win! :)

hyperdub

I'd love to win one of these!

phenyx923

Hypnoxia looks sweet, I would love a copy of that! Sidenote: I always wonder why apps like myLocker with such bad reviews get included in these posts. Doesn't sound cool to me if it doesn't work! :-p

blindguy

Cool media player. Thanks for the contest.

uber446

I would really like this for my Torch so I can stream to my Android friend!

Jean-luc_Picard

Even just being able to see if I have an email or social feed without leaving the media player is enough for me, and the other features just add to my desire for this media player. Please pick me!

Edit to add: shouldn't you be announcing the imgedit winners, not the hypoxia winners?

amittiwari

I would like to win this too. :-) Thanks CB

mansonhouse

Cool media player...pick me

Gridley

Crackberry, this time it really should be me :)

SCrid2000

Hypoxia is sweet, I'd love a free copy.

jolulavi

It's look nice, I'd like have one. .

rx999

Looks like a nice upgrade from the native player.

redman8

looks sweet, happy new year all

tharsekan

I really want to win this app!

treeb0y

WOW. This looks amazing. =D

owoseni1

this looks quite to be inreasting.

frabas1

Hypoxia Media player will bring life to my BB

jjca

Thanks, gracias, gratzie, arigato, thanke

Spiral_ouT

Awesome contest! Been wanting to try Hypoxia, but it just hasn't made it in my budget yet. Would love to win a copy! Thanks for the contest.

pozi240

Would love to try out Hypoxia! Thanks CB!

iLamaar

Have wanted to have Hypoxia on my BB for the longest now :-(

bobbaloo

Need something new for the new year!!!!!!

nbar1

I would love to play with Hypoxia on my Torch

AndrewMcHorney

I sure could use this on my torch

cosmica

I would love a copy! the name is awesome as well. Hypoxia...sounds like a rare exotic disease. lol

TillMarch

Need this. Get me this!

Foberry

Interesting...would love to give it a whirl.

hkwon

Need this, pick me please!

rallen8979

i have been looking at this

sdreelin

Ooooooo, I like.....er I'd like to like!

sam81

Very nice. One here, please

MattDub22

I want Hypoxia!!!!!! Maybe they have streaming music down better than BB itself..... Here's to hoping!

tekware

Would love to try Hypoxia. Yes please!

kiwiboy

I like! Its Nice!!

It would be sweet to win this app

chrismage

I'd Love it on my Torch. Please , Pleaese can i win one?

azrillunatic

Testing me luck this time!

Android_bat

I would love to win this

Android_bat

I would love to win this

ilikebacon

I wants it!!! My Preciousssssssss!!!!!

ssayyaparaju

Crackberry is best compared to Hypoxia. Because CBerry provides that s/w to us.
I like CBerry.
CBerry=Vendor.
Hypoxia=Client.
HHaaa

tons-q

This is a great media player! Period.

era3z

awesomeeee application Hypoxia.... would match for the beautiful BB! Can I have one pleasE?

zoomlink1

I'd like to give it a spin.

ChaSiuBao

maybe this week is the week! good luck to all!

scraptacular

A new media player would be awesome!

tezytan

Pick me this time round!

boxofthecribs

I waaaanttt itttt pleaaseee... :D

Asteroid86

its very nice, pls pick me!!!!

live420

I would love to win this app the curves meda player is ok I would like to have somthing different for a change so would give me a shot at it pls

deejayburnout

this would be a good win

crashdavis919

this is my first contest entry!!! wish me luck!!!

NotJustAPhone

Looks pretty good. Hope this is my lucky day!

p072

This would be a great addition to my Torch

Thanks.....Phil

samjuan

Wouldn't mind having this.

samjuan

Wouldn't mind having this.

XWolf

Can Hypoxia play all the common codecs?

junelzkee

I want one! Thanks cb!

chaz0717

Heck yeah man! Love to have a copy. I was under the impression my 8900's media player was fine, unril now. Thanks for the opportunity CB and sponsors!

voltaire

Have Blackberry, have wi-fi, need Hypoxia!!!!

freeyo

I would just love it to stream my music collection. Please!!

the brother

YESSSSSSSS! Hypoxia does what it says it will!!! LOVE IT

Justam

Hypoxia!!!! I'm in, this app sounds great! Good luck everyone!! Hope it works as well as they say it does!!

oldcodgeman

Would love a copy of Hypoxia Media Player. Looks like a great app.

oleens

I would love to try Hypoxia out... Pick me Pick me Please Please Please

mpatchez

Freaking awsome app.

Please pick me!

new_here

Awesome app. I would love to win it. Toss my name in there.

Thanks

vecharo

3rd time is a charm to win Hypoxia i hope!

waterbrook

Enter me for Hypoxia, please

scottaco

Would love to try Hypoxia out

Knuw1

I hope I win this media player!

zotoro

Hope I win a copy!!! Amazing app

doodie1231

i wannnntttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! plz pick me lol

JackatMac

A copy of Hypoxia would be cool.

wirelessgal

Hypoxia looks really cool! I listen to music on my Blackberry while I'm working out. Would love to win this!

cali8530

would i love to win this?? way cool. i want to be on the winners list so just hand over my hypoxia. i am waiting.

wsu2071

Great app, would like to have a copy.

Toypetas

Hopin and prayin to win Hypoxia

would definitely be a nice app for my 9700

gimme one please

AcADIeN

Hypoxia sound really nice

linkkoriri

I would absolutely LOVE to give this a try! Media is a HUGE part of my blackberry life style.

Kirbentech

A free copy of Hypoxia would be (um..) MUSIC to my ears (pun intended!).

Santiago9204

this would be really cool. Especially since I use my Storm for anything media related.

dkw227

Really would love this Hypoxia app. Would you be so kind and pick me? Thanks in advance

pdl2mtl90

Love to win a copy of Hypoxia!

JAKrzysztow

I'd like a copy of Hypoxia! Very cool application!

hmmkot

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