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RIM Launches BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing App in Beta Zone

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RIM has announced the BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing app designed to make scheduling, joining and rejoining conference calls from your BlackBerry quick and easy. Features of the app include:
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Beta Review: Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0

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Facebook for BlackBerry has gone version 2.0 and there are a lot of users are dying to get their hands on this update. For some reason the Blackberry platform seems to be one of the last to get any major update to the most popular apps and Facebook for BlackBerry is no exception. Without reservation I must say that finally RIM is giving their Facebook app some love with a totally overhauled Facebook 2.0 social media application.

What does this mean for Facebook for Blackberry users? There are great new features built into this application including a brand new look with a completely overhauled User Interface that looks pretty much like the Facebook App for the iPhone with icons placed in a smokey gray backgroud.
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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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BlackBerry Beta Zone Open Invitation for IM Apps

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The BlackBerry Beta Zone is running an open beta for all members to try the latest versions of the first party instant messaging services. It seems all the betas are maintenance releases which means it’s not all that exciting to get involved.
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Backup your personal BlackBerry data with DataBackup free beta

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S4BB have launched a free beta of their app DataBackup. The app lets you backup your personal data on your BlackBerry to the SD card. The app also lets you restore the data back to the device’s internal memory.

New features since version 0.0.1 (BETA 1):

  • Important Notice: This is a very early BETA version. Data integrity can NOT be guaranteed!
  • Backup contacts from Address Book to SD Card.
  • Restore contacts from SD Card to Address Book.

This app supports almost all BlackBerry devices, but make sure you’re running OS 4.1 or higher.

Register your name and email to be sent an OTA link for DataBackup for BlackBerry.

UPDATE: For those who are in need of a fully tested backup application, try PhoneBAKup. It costs $19.90 with no subscriptions or annual fees. There is also a free trial available.

Free Microsoft Exchange alternative public beta from Scalix

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Scalix, a subsidiary of Xandro, provides Linux email, group calendaring, and messaging. Recently, they’ve announced the beta version of their new Scalix Connect for Blackberry Enterprise Server.

Together with the recent implementation of the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Protocol in Scalix ActiveSync 1.0, the new support for Blackberry is positioning the Scalix platform as an alternative to Microsoft Exchange. The commercial release is expected in the third quarter of 2009, but a free public beta is now available.

A free and fully-functional public beta of Scalix Connect for Blackberry Enterprise Server is available for immediate download.