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Visible Vote Updated with News Feeds from Congressmen


Visible Vote is a BlackBerry app that everyone in Washington should have installed. The app allows you to write congress personal letters from your Blackberry, as well as vote on issues your legislators are voting on. It’s the ultimate democratic BlackBerry app. Recently, the app has been updated with a few more features to keep you informed on what’s going on.

New additions to the app include:

  • A News Feeds that come directly from the Congressmen themselves.
  • Added an easier to use menu bar, now supports smaller screens by scrolling.
  • Configurable Dialog box on launch to tell you whats new in the app.

Visible Vote is a free download in App World and definitely worth a try.

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Get the latest White House news from iHeartRadio



There’s a new channel for iHeartRadio called White House Brief which provides quick news on White House and Obama events.

The news is brief so you can listen to it while commuting to work, on the go, etc.

BlackBerry users can get iHeartRadio and the channel at iheartradio.com.

iheartradio is available for the BlackBerry Pearl, Curve (including 8900), Bold and Storm.


BlackBerrys stolen at summit meeting


A dastardly thiefA number of BlackBerrys went missing at the hemispheric summit meeting of representatives from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, reports The Swamp. A Mexican attaché, responsible for guiding the Mexican media around the premises, was caught on video absconding with “six or seven” BlackBerrys that were left on a table by members entering a meeting. White House press secretary Dana Perino said that the phones were definitely from members of the U.S. delegation, although she was unsure exactly who had lost one and whether they were from White House staffers. The whole thing is currently under investigation, so hopefully we’ll have more details soon.