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Myxer Launches Music App for BlackBerry

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Myxer has launched a music app for BlackBerry that claims a catalog of more than 2 million MP3s. The app joins a long list of music apps for BlackBerry such as Pandora, Slacker Radio, Thumbplay Music, Music WithMe, etc. With so many music apps out there, guys like Myxer and Thumbplay need to offer more than just an MP3 database. The best music apps build an experience around your music. Slacker Radio gives you a cool radio-style way of discovering music and Pandora tries to learn what you like with a Genius-style algorithm. Users want cool new ways of discovering music and not just another database of relatively expensive music.

Then again, if you’re a long-time Myxer user, you’ll probably appreciate getting access to music natively from your BlackBerry. Check out the BlackBerry App here.

Myxer Report Proves App World Needs More Content

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According to Myxer, a ringtone and mobile entertainment provider with 33+ million users, BlackBerry holds an overwhelming majority in the US, with a 63% operating share. BlackBerry also accounts for 72% of total downloads from Myxer.

The press release from Myxer points to recent analyst reports that paint a negative picture of the BlackBerry market share, and state that their numbers dictate otherwise. In the end, the numbers are saying something but it has nothing to do with device market share. Myxer provide ringtones, wallpapers, games and videos: mobile content that simply makes no sense to purchase from a third party source with an iPhone. According to Myxer, iPhone represents 2% of their downloads, which in my opinion, is a very large number considering the environment.
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