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The Top 10 BlackBerry apps for summer travel

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@ASacco put up a piece yesterday highlighting his 10 favorite apps for summer travel. The list is a nice roundup of some of the software you’ll need to stay organized, entertained and generally have a great summer.

Pandora for BlackBerry - Free

Pandora is a free streaming radio app for BlackBerry that lets you create stations based on artists, songs or composers of your choice. The app will learn from your tastes and offer suggestions you’re sure to like.

TeleNav Navigator - Free 30 day trial

TelevNav is a great solution for those looking to use their GPS-enabled BlackBerry for driving navigation.

Viigo - Free

Viigo is the ultimate content aggregator. With new modules being added constantly, Viigo maximizes the power of RSS to bring everything into one place. News, weather, audio streaming, social networks etc. can all be found in one place.

TweetGenius - Currently unavailable [BlackBerry Cool recommends TwitterBerry - Free]

TwitterBerry is a great free Twitter app for BlackBerry that has a clean UI and all the functionality your average Twitter user needs.

Movies by Flixster - Free on App World

Movies by Flixster gives you access to all your movie needs. Get info about current films, show times, reviews, cast and run-time info, upcoming attractions, new DVD releases and more.

Movela: Netflix Queue Manager - $2.99 on App World

Are you a big Netflix user? Movela helps you organize your account so you can have all your favorite movies ready for you when vacation time starts. Movela even gives recommendations for movies you might like.

WorldMate Live - $99.95 yearly subscription

WorldMate Live is a great way to stay organized while you travel. The app organizes and stores itineraries, including flight and airline info, hotel reservations, car rentals, meeting locales and much more.

Poynt - Free

Poynt is one of the best LBS apps available for BlackBerry. The app gives you access to a white pages search, movie theater listings and ticket purchasing, businesses and the app will soon come with a restaurant finder powered by Open Table.

Shazam - Free in App World

Shazam will help you figure out what music you’re listening to with an innovative “tag” system. Play the song from your computer, stereo etc. and Shazam will tell you what you’re listening to and how to buy it.

Ka-Glom - Free in App World

If you like the “connect four” style games, you’ll love Ka-Glom. It’s sort of like Tetris gone crazy. Try it out and you will surely be addicted!

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Top 10 BlackBerry ringtones vs Top 10 chart topping mp3’s

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BlackBerry Cool has a ringtone page you might have already checked out: BlackBerryCool.com/Ringtones. The store is powered by Thumbplay and it shows you the current Top 10 ringtones on their network. I like the Thumbplay service as both a ringtone provider and a full track download system.

Some songs are great ringtones and some are great songs, isn’t it best to buy a track that’s both?
Click through to see the Top 10 Ringtones vs the Top 10 chart toppers

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Top 10 free software for BlackBerry - May 2009

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It has been a while since I’ve done a Top 10 free apps for BlackBerry and there have been some new players recently. Here is a quick list of my favorite 10 free apps in no particular order:

1. Google Latitude - This app is great for meeting friends and generally spying on folks.
2. Viigo - The best RSS reader for BlackBerry and they’re growing exponentially.
3. YouMail - Doesn’t work with Rogers but I’ve heard great things about it, post-bug fixes.
4. Poynt - The reverse phone directory and LBS features make this a must-have app. [App World]
5. BBCool Mobile - The people at Polar Mobile did a wonderful job making our app.
6. UberTwitter - A very nice Twitter client for those that don’t have invites for Social Scope.
7. App World - Not sure if this counts but everyone should have App World by now.
8. BBFileScout - A simple and effective file manager that should be native to the device.
9. MobiPocket eBook Reader - This is an eBook reader as well as creator.
10. Amazon.com App - You can’t beat Amazon prices and now you can order on the go.

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