Today Vlingo announced an update to their very popular application. If you haven't used Vlingo before, its an application that uses your voice to perform such tasks as web search, notes, text/email messages, and Twitter/Facebook status updates on your BlackBerry smartphone. “Vlingo Everywhere” brings the addition of a lot of key programs making this a truly integrated application. These new features include:
- Instant Messaging: BlackBerry Messenger, AIM, Yahoo Messenger, and Windows Live Messenger
- Calender: Create/Edit calender entries
- Website Integration: Fill in any text box using voice
- Address Book: Add new contacts simply by speaking them
- 3rd Party Apps: Compatible with most other downloaded applications including Facebook, App World, and many others
Vlingo 4.0 Plus is a wonderful application whether you travel, frequently message, or just want the ease of using voice to perform your daily tasks. Currently it is on sale for a limited time for a one time fee of $14.99 (regular price $19.99) and compatible with most BlackBerry smartphones. Current Vlingo 3.0 Plus users can upgrade to version 4.0 for $9.99.
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