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Startups: Apply Now for the ExtremeU Accelerator Program

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Xtreme Labs is a development shop which has a venture capital wing called Extreme Venture Partners. BlackBerry users may recognize some of Xtreme Labs’ handy work with app such as Fixmo, Unify4Life, and others. Exteme Venture Partners has announced a new year of ExtremeU, an accelerator-type program that provides seed funding and mentorship to startups.
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Xtreme Labs Releases Antenna Meter App for BlackBerry

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Antennagate has been a public relations nightmare for Apple and in an attempt to deflect the pressure, Steve Jobs claimed the Bold 9700 has antenna issues as well. Xtreme Labs let us know that that they have made an app that might prove or disprove the claim. The Antenna Meter application auto-samples your BlackBerry’s antenna signal strength once every second. The app lets you experiment with different ‘death grips’ and submit your results if you noticed an increase or decrease in antenna reception.

Features include:

  • Numerical representation of signal strength in dBm
  • Visual representation of signal strength showing signal bars
  • Poll users to see what their experience was

Download the app OTA from this link http://bit.ly/bPehjx.

Xtreme Labs reaches 10 Million Downloads for BlackBerry-Exclusive Apps

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Xtreme Labs let us know that they have recently hit a pretty awesome benchmark of 10 million downloads of their clients’ BlackBerry-exclusive apps. Some of these apps include Urbanspoon, NBA Gametime, and AccuWeather.com. The company has Elite status in RIM’s Alliance program and it helps them get technical, marketing and sales support. Xtreme Labs are working on a lot of iPad apps right now and hopefully they’ll be working on some BlackBerry Cobalt Tablet apps if possible.