RIM Renames BlackBerry App World to Just BlackBerry World, Promises Video and Music Soon

In preparation for its transition to BlackBerry 10 as the next version of its OS, RIM has renamed  its app store, from BlackBerry App World to now just – BlackBerry World. Dropping the “app” means one thing, RIM is about to start selling not just apps anymore, but also music and videos. This was promised more »

RIM: More than 50 carriers now supporting BlackBerry App World integrated billing

Coming by way of a recent press release announcement, RIM has announced that they now have “more than 50 carriers” supporting integrated carrier billing for the BlackBerry App World. As to what this means for RIM, well, customers on these carriers may be more likely to purchase apps. In fact, RIM noted that; “Aggregated data more »

BlackBerry App World update now available, goes to version and brings goodies to include an “Upgrade All” button

It looks like BlackBerry users have an update ready and waiting. The latest update has come down for the App World, which has left the Beta Zone. This most recent release is version and it brings a handful of goodies including what we suspect will be a much welcomed “Upgrade All” button. Some of more »

The BlackBerry App World has now served up more than 3 billion downloads

While many seem to have written the BlackBerry off as a has been, it seems things are still chugging along. In fact, the folks over at the Inside BlackBerry Developer Blog have offered up some stats in terms of the BlackBerry App World. And leading off the numbers, the App World has recently served up more »

BlackBerry PlayBook users get the latest Angry Birds release, Space lands in the BlackBerry App World

Coming a few weeks after the original release on other mobile platforms, it looks like those sporting a BlackBerry PlayBook will soon be able to download and start playing Angry Birds Space. The details are coming by way of the folks over at CrackBerry who are reporting that Space will soon be available in the more »

Slacker Radio app for the BlackBerry PlayBook gets an update

Those rocking with Slacker on a BlackBerry PlayBook may want to fire up the App World and download the latest update. Yup, the Slacker Radio app for the PlayBook has been updated. This update brings the app up to version 1.2.6. Otherwise, while we can see that the update is ready and available — the more »

HootSuite now available for BlackBerry

For those of you who are looking for a mobile social networking app that works with multiple services on your BlackBerry devices might want to check out – HootSuite. Debuting for the BlackBerry platform for the first time, HootSuite is a well-established social networking app for both iOS and Android. For its BlackBerry version, the more »

BlackBerry Thank You Gift apps must be downloaded before December 31st [Reminder Post]

Just a reminder for those still sporting a BlackBerry, your free “Thank You Gift” apps will need to be downloaded sooner rather than later at this point. The apps will be available to download for free up until December 31st, which means you have a few days left. In terms of the apps, they are more »

Evernote gets an update on the BlackBerry

The folks over at Evernote have officially rolled-out the latest update in terms of their BlackBerry app. The app arrives as version 3.4 and can be found in the BlackBerry App World. In terms of what has changed and/or been improved, that is noted as being an improved user interface, simplified filtering, sync that is more »

RIM roll-out BlackBerry Podcasts app update

Those using the BlackBerry Podcasts app may want to check out this latest update. According to the details provided by RIM, which are rather light, the BlackBerry Podcasts app had been updated to version That being said, as the folks over at CrackBerry have pointed out — this update did not come with anything more »

BBM Music application launches today, brings you 50 free songs

BlackBerry owners have waited long enough. Today, RIM is going to put the BBM Music application inside BlackBerry App World as a free download. BBM Music is tied in with an existing network of BBM users. The benefit of this service is directly related to how BlackBerry users have friends that are also using BBM Music. Everyone will get 50 free songs to start and can potentially earn more songs as their BBM Music community expands.

RIM says sorry with free apps

Last week was not good for RIM. As the iPhone 4S was building up steam for its release, customers in India. Europe, the Middle East, the United States and Africa were unable to access crucial BlackBerry services. RIM finally fixed everything on October 13, but not before outages that lasted three days in some countries. RIM is apologizing to its BlackBerry users with apologetic words and free apps. Over the next four weeks (starting on October 19), apps that are worth over $100 combined will be free from BlackBerry App World. Customers can pick them up until December 31.