Well, here we are at the last Roundup of the month, and as per usual there's some great stuff for ya here. This week we've also got 30 copies of the game 'Run Stickboy Run!' for Storm users. Getting down to business, below are the apps I'm going to take a look at in the BlackBerry App Roundup for May 28th!
Giveaway of the Week: Run Stickboy Run!
Freebies of the Week: Twitter, AppSearchLite, salatMK
In Case You Missed It: Picture Magic, Bolt 2.1, Mobile Checkbook on Sale
New This Week: Press and Run, Bowling Score Tracker, eSurvey
Cool at BlackBerry App World: Calorie Tracker by LIVESTRONG
Note: Don't forget, you can always search for titles featured in the App Roundup within App World... Some apps mentioned may be available there for your device.
Looking for a neat game that you can play just about anywhere? Check out Run Stickboy Run! Balls are dropping everywhere from the sky and you have to be fast enough to avoid them. Move stickboy back and forth across the screen to avoid the dropping balls and see how long you can survive without being hit by one of these dropping balls. This one is for the Storm series only, on OS 4.7 or higher.
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If you like to keep up to date with your friends via Twitter, they you'll at the very least want to check out the official Twitter app for BlackBerry from RIM. Get your messages in real time, send them from your BlackBerry, including pictures immediately after you take them and stay in touch with all of your friends. It works on all current gen devices, in all countries except China and is supported by all carriers.
With so many apps available, it is no wonder that we have trouble locating the app we need on our phone. Now there is an app that will help you find apps on your phone. AppSearchLite runs in the background and with a single tap, you can search for the app you need. AppSearchLite will launch the app for you and return to running in the background until you need it again. AppSearchLite is a freebie that requires OS 4.3 and up.
saiatMK helps the faithful maintain their religious faith while travelling in foreign cities. With reminders five times a day, a calendar to remind you of important dates, and full GPS support you can complete your daily Muslim prayers whether you have data support or not. SaiatMK can also use cell towers to determine your location and time so that you complete your prayers at the proper time. With calculations based on world standards and no need to select cities, never miss a daily prayer again. saiatMK works on BlackBerry devices with OS 4.5 and above with GPS or TCP/IP also supported.
Want to dress up your pictures before you post them to your friends and colleagues? Now you can with Picture Magic! Add balloons, hair, masks, text bubbles and much more. Dress everyone up and have fun with friends and family. This is a great app if you need to play with pictures for the year book, a family reunion, a school reunion or just to have a little fun. Add images, text, change the size, and even add images to the one that you are modifying. Picture Magic works on 4.3 and up, however make sure you download the copy that will work with your current OS.
Bolt 2.1 is here with new and better features for those of you who have used it before. It has been updated to support better (and faster) rendering of web pages, plus new Facebook enhancements that allow you to chat directly from your browser! Youtube videos and a better tab browsing experience make for a much improved Bolt.
If you like what you hear, get the latest version today, download Bolt 2.1 >
It is hard enough to keep track of our finances. At the end of the week, sometimes you have to wonder where the money has gone... Now with Mobile Checkbook, you can not only keep track of your expenses, but track your deposits as well. If you need to export your records to another system, send them via email in XLS or QIF format and then import them into existing applications on your PC. Mobile Checkbook works on BlackBerry devices running OS 4.2 and higher. Get a copy of this great app today and keep track of all of your expenses! Download it here.
Now this is a really neat app that you may want to check out. We've all been caught in meetings we cannot get away from... Perhaps an acquaintance wants to talk and you just need to get away from them, but do not know how to do it politely. Well now with Press and Run, all you need to do is press one button and presto you have a fake phone call to help you get out of the situation! Some people even use the fake call as an ice breaker, to gain attention. Hang up quickly to make your new acquaintance feel important and appreciated. Designed for BlackBerry’s running OS 4.2 and higher. Get rescued today with Press and Run, download here!
With Bowling Score Tracker, you can track important statistics and scores for your league. Tracking multiple lanes, leagues, tournaments, even practice sessions, Bowling Score Tracker is the optimum app for keeping track of your averages, your series average, your league average and more… Bowling Score Tracker works on BlackBerry OS 4.5 and higher. You can even export data to a CSV file for further analysis and tracking on your computer or send your results to friends and buddies to be added to a league tracking system. Keep track of your score with Bowling Score Tracker, get your copy here!
eSurvey makes your BlackBerry into a forms manager were you can gather data, issue real time reports, perform market research or any other type of real time reporting requiring a mobile device. eSurvey is easy to use, reduces your overall costs, supports posts to Twitter, to your email account, and can be used for sharing and commenting on surveys and results. You can even geotag your forms using GPS data and depositing directly to your form prior to completing it and sending it to your business contacts. eSurvey runs on OS 4.2 or higher, however the BlackBerry Storm is not supported.
We all are trying to lose weight, manage our diets and stay in shape. With Calorie Tracker by LIVESTRONG, you now have a handy app that will assist you in tracking your caloric consumption and staying on your diet plan. With a huge database of food and restaurant items, you can track your salt intake, calories, fat, cholesterol and sugar intake, this one is really useful. New features include a weight chart graph, enhanced navigation, meals support and more. Calorie Tracker by LIVESTRONG is supported in all countries, with all carriers on all devices. Track your calorie intake with Calorie Tracker by LIVESTRONG, click here!
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