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Free Version of Xobni Gets Over 100K Downloads in 2 Weeks

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Xobni launched a free version of its contact management app for BlackBerry a few weeks ago and they let us know that they’ve had an incredible amount of uptake since. In two weeks, Xobni says they’ve seen over 100,000 downloads of their free version.

The free version of Xobni is great for anyone who wants more control over their Address Book. Xobni’s free version has a couple fewer features and displays ads for the Pro version of Xobni, but they give you the core functionality of the app for free. With the pro version, you get:
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Free Version of Xobni for BlackBerry Now Available Along with Major Update

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Xobni is having a great season with a major price reduction, update and the announcement of a new free version of Xobni. The new version of Xobni, version 2.0.11 includes:

  • Universal Search – Universal Search integration for OS 6.x devices, Xobni results will show up in your native BlackBerry search! (Pro only)
  • Contact Sharing – Share full contact details, emails/phone numbers via email or SMS (OS 6.x). Xobni users will see a notification dialog in Xobni.
  • Export To Adress Book – Now users can export contact details from Xobni to the native BlackBerry Address Book (Pro only).
  • Search by Company/Title – Leveraging the social and Outlook contact details from Xobni, search for Company or Title (Pro only).

Xobni is now available at the reduced price of $1.99, and the free version is available so you can try Xobni before upgrading to the full version. Hit the jump to read about more updates that have been made to the app.
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Xobni Updated with BlackBerry 6 Support and More Touchscreen Features

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Xobni has updated their very useful BlackBerry app to support BlackBerry 6 as well as they’ve added a few other features. Here is a breakdown of Xobni’s support for BlackBerry 6 and the new features:

  • On OS 6.x devices touching the Xobni bar or flick up works on compose, reply and forward actions
  • Updated High-Definition icons
  • Touch scrolling enhanced for optimized scrolling experience
  • Editing is aware of virtual keyboard display and formats content shown on remaining screen
  • Xobni bar not showing up in some cases now handled
  • Add picture for contacts via camera

The new version is supposed to be available in App World but it isn’t showing up on the Torch just yet. It’s probably best to get the latest version directly from Xobni at xobni.com/mobile.

Xobni for BlackBerry Beta Updated with LinkedIn “Sign-in” Integration

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Xobni (inbox backwards) are well known for their popular Microsoft Outlook add-in that allows you to manage your email and contacts, as well as discover more about those you work with. Xobni for BlackBerry is a great way to find contacts on your device as the app sorts them based on frequency of communication and gives you one click access for getting in touch with these contacts.
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Interview with Xobni for BlackBerry Product Manager Michael Holzer

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Michael Holzer is the product manager for Xobni for BlackBerry and in this interview with Rob Woodbridge, he talks about the challenges and opportunities of developing a smartphone application. Xobni for BlackBerry and Xobni One were a year in the making, and Michael walks us through the development cycle, marketing challenges and Xobni’s focus on supporting their customers.

Xobni for BlackBerry and Xobni One Now Available for Download

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Xobni for BlackBerry is officially out of beta testing and available to all. Xobni (inbox backwards) are well known for their popular Microsoft Outlook add-in that allows you to manage your email and contacts, as well as discover more about those you work with. Xobni for BlackBerry automatically logs profile data about anyone you have emailed, and gives you quick access to their contact information.

Alongside the Xobni for BlackBerry announcement is a new feature called Xobni One, a service that connects your Outlook and Xobni for BlackBerry. This feature adds cloud functionality to the Xobni service, allowing you to get the same rich profile data but for anyone you have ever emailed, regardless of when the app was installed.

Combining the two applications, Xobni for BlackBerry gives you:

  • Email addresses for everyone with whom you communicate.
  • Automatic phone number extraction.
  • Access to contacts using Xobni within the email compose screen or in standalone application.
  • Prioritized contacts using Xobni Rank, which lists contacts by how often you communicate with them versus alphabetically.
  • Saving of Xobni profiles in the event of hard drive crash or lost phone.
  • One-click access to Facebook and LinkedIn profiles, including photos.
  • Access to recent SMS, phone calls and emails exchanged, and shared appointments.
  • Access to a shared network of people.
  • Ability to send your calendar availability to all contacts.

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