The folks at Xobni have let us know their BlackBerry beta has been rolled out to the masses. Everyone is now welcome to download and check out the application. As we noted in our "What's on a CrackBerry BlackBerry?" article, mostly everyone asked had Xobni installed. If your contact list and inbox is a little messy then Xobni is a sure bet to help you clean up that mess. Since it organizes your contacts by frequency of communication, the most communicated with folks will always be at the top of your list, allowing easy access. The public beta has plenty of bug fixes included as well over the prvious beta:
- Search speed improvements
- Performance improvements for BlackBerry local data integration
- Performance improvements for scrolling in the search results
- Better integration with Blackberry Address book
- Trials and gift code activation
- Phone number source and email snippet from Xobni One/Outlook
- Xobni one status dialog and purchase flow
- LinkedIn Sign-in integration for additional data access (in Options)
- Icon fix for Storm
- Contact update improvements
- Better image integration with LinkedIn and Facebook
- Fixes for recent message, phone and SMS data scanning
If you're looking for a better way to control your address book and contacts, give Xobni a shot today. The latest version is now available for download via the Xobni website via OTA.
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