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A Quick Review of 50 Applications for the BlackBerry Torch

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How many apps do you have on your device? Turns out I have 50. I thought I would go through each one of them with a very quick, one sentence review of each. If you go through the list and know an app that’s better than the one I have, please recommend in the comments. I wouldn’t recommend this many apps as I find the device a little on the sluggish side. If you want your Torch running at full speed, it’s probably best to keep it to a minimal number of apps that you use on a constant basis. Click through for a quick review of 50 apps for the Torch:
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Fixmo Launches Windows Tethering App Fixmo Extend

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Fixmo Extend has launched and it’s now available for purchase. The app is a tethering solution for Windows that is looking to focus on adding “dozens” of features as well as a smooth user experience, ease of connectivity and speed. Fixmo has a tiered pricing system that includes a free version that offers 50MBs of tether data each and every month. For heavier users, Fixmo is offering unlimited data for $14.99. Additionally, for users that participated in the Beta, they will receive a Mobihand coupon code by email which will give beta users nearly 50% the regular price, bringing the price to only $7.99. This is for a full version tether product, for unlimited data.
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Fixmo Launches Web Messenger (BBM for Desktop) in App World

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Fixmo has launched a cool app that brings BBM to the desktop called Web Messenger. The app allows you to access BBM from any web browser, whether it’s on Mac or PC. The app also uses a secured connection between the web browser and the BlackBerry to ensure your communications remain safe. Since the beta that was released on May 1st, there have been some decent performance improvements as well as further enhanced end-to-end message security.

Currently, Fixmo’s Web Messenger is on sale for $2.99 in App World and will go up to $4.99 regularly.

Fixmo Raises $6.5 Million for Enterprise Mobile Management and Protection Solution

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It’s great to hear about Canadian companies raising funds as it seems Silicon Valley seems to be eating all the cash these days. Fixmo, a company that delves in both enterprise and consumer mobile solutions and is based in Toronto, Canada, has raised $6.5 million in financing. The Series B funding round was led by new investor Panorama Capital, with existing investors Rho Ventures Canada, iNovia Capital, Extreme Venture Partners and management participating. The funding is going to help grow Fixmo’s enterprise mobile management and protection solutions business which was all the rage at BlackBerry World this year.

The Fixmo solution provides device assurance, policy compliance, and device audit solutions, as well as tools that allow enterprises to manage their entire mobile infrastructure, end-to-end, through a single interface. It also probably helps that the Co-Founder and CEO Rick Segal is well versed in raising capital, as he used to be with the BlackBerry Partners Fund.

Fixmo Announces Partnership with Veracode

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Today at BlackBerry World, Fixmo announced a partnership with Veracode to integrate their cloud-based application platform into Fixmo’s Sentinel monitoring software.

Sentinel remotely tracks your organization’s mobile devices to make sure they’re remaining in a known and trusted state. Veracode’s cloud-based application platform combined with Fixmo Sentinel software will work to provide enterprise-level device integrity assurance. Sentinel features a dashboard that can do mobile administration, record detailed event logs, can perform instant over-the-air device locks or wipes, and more.

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Fixmo Launches Fixmo Extend Tethering Solution in Free Beta

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Fixmo has launched a tethering product called Fixmo Extend that is currently in free beta. Just like other tethering solutions, all you have to do is download the app on your device and the executable on your PC and you’re good to go. Features of Fixmo Extend include:

  • A brilliantly intuitive user interface
  • Handy charts and metrics help you monitor your data usage
  • A simple download of mobile and desktop applications gets you connected quickly
  • Beta includes 1000MBs of free data each month

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