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HUB++ Custom Notification App for BlackBerry 10 Updated to 3.0.7.1

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HUB++ LED Disco Edition is a notification customization utility for all your BlackBerry 10 messages. The app includes lots of options for audio alerts and LED color patterns so you can distinguish between types of message or contact.

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Customize Notifications by Message Type or Contact With HUB++ for BlackBerry 10

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HUB++ by Devcellent, (makers of Email++) is a productivity app for BlackBerry 10 that allows you to customize your notifications in a variety of ways. Their supporting of the “disco” style of LED color cycling is a BlackBerry 10 first and opens up a range of customization option for your incoming notifications.
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myLED Gives the iPhone BlackBerry’s Famous Red Blinking LED Notification

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We’ve often heard that people switching from BlackBerry to iPhone miss the red blinking LED notifications and a recent Kickstarter project is bringing that functionality via the headphone jack. With myLED, you simply plug in a small LED into the headphone jack, download the app, and voila, you’ve got the red notification light every loves.
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BlackBerry Giving Away Over $40 in Premium Apps and Games For Free Until December 31st!

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UPDATE: This giveaway is only for Canadian BlackBerry users running OS 7.1. Pretty specific giveaway but cool nonetheless. More details at blackberry.com/hottestappgiveaway.

Sweet! BlackBerry is giving away over $40 in premium apps until December 31st, 2012. This is a great opportunity to try some cool apps you’ve never tried or perhaps were apprehensive about purchasing. The list of apps is after the break.
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Free Backlight Control App: Backlight On for BlackBerry

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Backlight On is a free backlight control app by Ostwald Designs that lets you choose which apps have no backlight timeout causing your BlackBerry to go dark with no input. Sort of similar to how the BlackBerry OS already treats the first-party video player: the backlight will stay on until the video is over.
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MissingLight 2.0 Custom LED Notifications With Lower Price Point

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UPDATE: It’s worth noting that you can only customize the missed call and charging light colors, not phone/email/SMS/whatever alerts. This app concentrates more on adding functionality with LED notifications.

MissingLight is a custom LED alert app that has recently been updated to version 2.0. The app is similar to BerryBuzz in that you can customize the LED colors based on certain applications in order to have your BlackBerry communicate with you better. BerryBuzz seems to offer more in terms of features and functionality, but the price point is set a little higher. For those looking for particular features at a lower price, MissingLight could prove to be a good alternative.

MissingLight features include:

  • Custom missed call light: makes the LED blink (purple by default) if you miss a call.
  • Custom charging light: makes the LED blink (yellow by default) when the battery is charging. This lets you know when your phone is fully charged (LED stops blinking).
  • Force backlight on: prevents the screen backlight from auto-dimming for a preset time. Use this when you want your screen to be visible for longer than the 3 minute maximum timeout.
  • Reset LED: turns the blinking LED off if some runaway alert won’t stop blinking by itself.

The LED colors for the missed call and charging lights are now customizable.

Check out MissingLight in the BlackBerryCool store.