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VQ CarFinder App Exceeds 100,000 Downloads

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Xpressions Inc. let us know that their app VQ CarFinder has now been downloaded by over 100,000 BlackBerry users. The Xpressions team did a great job of promoting their app with great contests, funny video and constantly checking in with the BlackBerry blogs.

You can try VQ Carfinder for yourself on a free trial or $4.99 in the BlackBerryCool Store.

Driving Expense Tracking for Enterprise with uDrove

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Found a new app today called uDrove, that could be useful to some enterprise users who drive a lot. The app is a driver compliance tool for both owners and operators and company drivers. uDrove is a web-based app with a subscription service that tracks fuel consumption, helps you submit fuel and business expenses, complete vehicle inspections and more. I haven’t tried the service but let us know if you give it a shot.

Trapster Updated with Virtual Radar and Custom Notifications

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Trapster have updated their app to version 3.6 and while I haven’t used the app in a long time, it was fun rediscovering some of its features like their custom sounds. A popular trend in navigation tools, you can switch up the audio warning for Schwarzenegger, George Bush or an Old Hillbilly.
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How to pair your expensive car to your expensive phone

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JaguarBerryReview just pointed us to a handy application from RIM for an incredibly small sect of BlackBerry users: those who own a Land Rover LR2, Volvo S80 and V70 or Jaguar XK. This application, the Bluetooth Pairing Helper, supposedly eases the Bluetooth pairing process with your car as outlined in RIM’s knowledgebase. Outside of working with a microphone built into the car for voice calls, what other applications are there for Bluetooth in your ride? Music? Maybe some diagnostics?