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BlackBerry Travel Arrives on BlackBerry 10 With New Features


BlackBerry Travel is an app that helps manage your air travel. This first party app notifies you of your flight’s status and automatically imports your flights by scanning your device for trip details.
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Instant Messaging Suite IM+ Pro for BlackBerry Half Price for the Holidays


The are lots of instant messaging systems out there, each with their own BlackBerry App. IM+ by SHAPE supports nearly every IM system out there and consolidates then into a single elegant mobile app.
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FlightAware the Free Flight Tracker for BlackBerry PlayBook


FlightAware is a free app for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet that can find flights and display all sorts of publicly available information. Find flights overhead using GPS or search by flight number, departure or destination city.
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Free Travel App TripIt Tops a Million Users


Concur’s travel app TripIt helps travellers by providing a suite utilities that help them get live information about their flight’s status. The software provides notifications on any delay your flight may have as well as can offer easy navigation of alternate flights.
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Virgin Blue Mobile Check-in App for BlackBerry Check-Mate


This news is a little old but Virgin Blue has launched a check-in app for BlackBerry called Check-Mate. The app lets Virgin Blue travelers in Australia to make flight bookings, changes and cancellations across the entire Virgin Blue domestic network from their BlackBerry. Check-Mate also allows you to select your seat and board via 2D barcode scanning. Boarding with your mobile is far more convenient and I’m looking forward to when paper is completely obsolete.

Check out the Virgin Blue app in App World.

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Palm leaves the airports, BlackBerry moves in


Palm’s logo. Impress it upon your memory ere it fades.Palm recently announced that they would be closing all their retails stores. While there was some initial confusion, it was eventually determined that only the seven stores located in malls would be closed. The remaining 26 airport stores are owned and operated by Airport Wireless which, until this closure, had a tight partnership with Palm. The stores will remain open, but the company is broadening their reach by adding new devices and accessories including, of course, the BlackBerry. While the company is in talks with Palm to continue having their devices in the stores, at the moment the decision is up in the air. RIM’s been starting to get more involved in the retail side of things, so this is the perfect opportunity to edge into Palm’s spot, especially considering Palm’s OS delay and 43% profit drop last year, and not to mention the whole Foleo debacle.