The begining of the week saw the third birthday of BlackBerry App World. Although there wasn't any big celebrations (as everyone at RIM is hard at work on BB10) you can find a Happy Birthday BlackBerry App World folder in the carosel in App World. Along with that it seems that another country as been added to the App World roster. BlackBerry App World is currently available in over 160 countries and now Brunei has been added to the growing list of countries that can now enjoy App World and get access to over 70,000 apps. If you reside in Brunei and have been waiting to get access to App World, get it now.
Brunei Darussalam - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that BlackBerry App WorldTM, the official app store for BlackBerry® smartphones, is now available for customers in Brunei.
With today's announcement, customers in Brunei can now easily discover, download, manage, and enjoy a wide range of mobile applications available for their BlackBerry smartphone. BlackBerry smartphone users around the world download more than 6 million apps per day from BlackBerry App World and there are over 70,000 apps in the catalog today.
RIM actively supports developers in order to provide apps that leverage the many advantages of the BlackBerry platform and deliver best-in-class mobile experiences.
"BlackBerry App World offers a rich catalog of applications that enhance the user experience. There is high demand for BlackBerry apps and we are excited that customers in Brunei will now be able to enjoy this service," said Nicholas Horton, Managing Director, Indochina, RIM.
BlackBerry App World is available for all BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry® OS 4.5 or higher. Customers can download BlackBerry App World directly to their smartphone by visiting www.blackberry.com/appworld or mobile.blackberry.com . BlackBerry App World can be conveniently accessed over both Wi-Fi® and mobile phone networks and automatically presents users with the relevant catalog of applications available for their specific BlackBerry smartphone model.
Some Key Features of BlackBerry App World:
Easy Application Discovery:
Simple Application Management:
BlackBerry App World Desktop Storefront: Users can also browse, purchase, download and manage apps from their desktop computer.
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