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Brightkite now available in BlackBerry App World

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BrightBerry is the free open source app built with the BrightKite APIs, that was launched over a month ago.

Brightkite is a social network tool that has announced their first BlackBerry app, myKite. The app is a direct link to the Brightkite portal where users can better interact with the site.

Features include:

  • View and navigate your streams (Friends, Nearby, Universe, Mentions, and User)
  • Post a Note/Photo to your current location
  • Post a Note/Photo to a certain location
  • Check in to a Placemark
  • Create and delete Placemarks
  • Check in via GPS
  • Check in via Place Search
  • Send and receive Direct Messages
  • View and post comments on a post
  • Get notifications when you receive a new Brightkite email

To download myKite for BlackBerry, head over to BlackBerry App World.

Free open source BlackBerry app from BrightKite

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The BrightKite blog has announced an open source BlackBerry app called BrightBerry. The code was made open source by Chris Hallgren, and is available with OS 4.5 and higher.

BrightBerry currently lets you:

* View and navigate your streams (Friends, Nearby, Universe, Mentions, and User)
* Post a Note to your current location
* Check in to Placemarks
* Send and receive Direct Messages
* View and post comments on a post

The following features are not yet available with BrightBerry but are currently being worked on:

* Posting photos from camera capture and media viewer
* Sending and responding to Friend Requests
* Creation of Placemarks
* Viewing a Place Stream
* Improving load times on streams
* Creating a better GUI based on the iPhone app

Download BrightBerry by visiting bbhn.mobi from your BlackBerry Browser.

If you’re a developer, feel free to contribute to the project and visit the GitHub project profile for more info.

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