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Free CIBC Home Advisor App Offers Mortgage Calculator and More

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CIBC now offers the Home Advisor Super App for those looking to buy a house, free in App World. The app gives you access to mortgage advice on the go, and allows you to track properties and make the right selection on a home. Features include:
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Check Out A Few Winners of the 2010 Super Apps Challege

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We recently wrote about the marketing efforts of App Promo on behalf of the winners of the 2010 BlackBerry Super Apps Challenge and the promo efforts continue. The company sent us an email to recap the winners of the challenge, so we thought we’d oblige them and mention the winners once again. Click through to read about some award-winning apps.
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UPDATED: Super Apps Developer Challenge Winners Getting Marketing Support

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The winners of the 2010 BlackBerry Partners Fund Super Apps Developer Challenge will soon be reaping the rewards of winning the challenge and working with App-Promo, a mobile PR agency, to promote their products across traditional and digital media. The 4 winners, 8 finalists and 16 semi-finalists from their respective regions will be featured in a marketing program that includes public relations, social media, mobile advertising, search engine marketing and in-store promotion.

Considering most of the apps that won the challenge are already well-known, it will be interesting to see if the PR company can actually help downloads/sales significantly. Sure, getting featured in App World will help, but that’s hardly any work on the part of App-Promo. In the end, a PR company can only do so much and apps are more likely to explode in popularity by viral means rather than traditional media advertising.

Hit the jump for the list of features:
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Datepedia 2.0 Now Available with Super App Status

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Mobatech let us know that they’ve released version 2.0 of Datepedia – a calendar companion app that lets users manage important holidays and personal events. The app is an entrant in the 2010 BlackBerry “Super Apps” Challenge and features integration with the native Calendar and Contacts apps. Datepedia features:
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Polar Mobile Reaches 150 Super Apps with Support for BlackBerry 6

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This week at the BlackBerry Developers Conference, Polar Mobile announced that they have reached 150 Super Apps for BlackBerry. Polar has recently surpassed over 6 million users who use their apps like TIME, CNNMoney, Shanghai Daily, BusinessWeek, The Hockey News, GQ India, Maclean’s and CBS College Sports.

Polar Mobile also announced that their SMART platform of white-label newsreader apps now supports BlackBerry 6 and BlackBerry Push Services to provide a real-time news experience for users. They also plan to integrate BBM using the recently announced BBM SDK to share articles between friends.

Explore the growing list of Polar Mobile apps.