WhitePages for BlackBerry hit App World a few days ago, but today the company fired off a press release (after the jump) "officially" announcing its availability. At $6.99 for six months of service this app may not be a must-have for everyone, so you'll definitely want to watch the video above to see if its something you'd use religously. if you give it a go, be sure to post your thoughts on it in the comments.
WhitePages Mobile Comes To BlackBerry App World
New BlackBerry Smartphone App puts hundreds of millions of people and business at your fingertips.
SEATTLE, May 7, 2009 -- WhitePages, Inc. today announced the availability of WhitePages Mobile in the BlackBerry App World. WhitePages Mobile brings personal and professional contact info for hundreds of millions of people and businesses to the fingertips of the BlackBerry® smartphone user. The app is initially available on the BlackBerry Bold smartphone, with other models to follow in the coming days.
"WhitePages is pleased to offer our best app yet - it's the ultimate productivity booster for BlackBerry smartphone users" said Bret Moore, Director of Monetization & Mobile for WhitePages. "We have expanded on the tremendous uptake and usage of our iPhone and Android apps by designing this app from the ground up with the mobile professional in mind." View Video.
WhitePages Mobile integrates seamlessly with the BlackBerry smartphone functions that people use most. Users can easily add or update contacts with WhitePages listing data, or identify unknown callers directly from the call history.
In a nod to the needs of the professional user, a new Company Search feature provides instant access to phone numbers and addresses for over 40 million professional contacts - with no ‘friending' or account setup required.
Priced at $6.99 for six months of service, WhitePages Mobile makes it easy for users to:
- Identify who is calling or texting. Look up unknown numbers or search directly from the phone's call history to connect a name with a number, including hard to find mobile and unpublished numbers.
- Link with business associates. Search by company to get work phone and address for important business contacts in seconds.
- Lookup people and businesses by category or name. Get phone numbers and addresses including driving directions and maps to your destination.
- Keep contacts up to date. Add WhitePages listings directly to contacts, update existing contacts with full address details, or send and share by email.
- View results any time. No need to search again -- recent searches are saved for easy access, on or off the network