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BlackBerry App World opens up to Philippine BlackBerry mobile users

Research in Motion has just announced the availability of the BlackBerry App World™ to BlackBerry® smartphone* users in the Philippines. BlackBerry mobile phone owners in the Philippines can download apps from the BlackBerry App World from their mobile phones by visiting or

Features of the BlackBerry App World include:

  • Front Page Carousel – BlackBerry App World showcases several applications on its front page carousel, making it easy for users to browse through a select number of featured applications. Featured applications vary from time to time, helping users discover new applications.
  • Top Downloads – The “Top Downloads” area on BlackBerry App World lists applications that are the most downloaded.
  • Categories – BlackBerry App World features a variety of application categories, including entertainment, IM and social networking, news, weather, productivity and more.
  • Search/Filter – BlackBerry App World includes a keyword search with filtering capabilities.
  • Reviews – Applications on BlackBerry App World can be reviewed by users and those reviews are reflected in star ratings. Users can easily access and read reviews, see screenshots and read a description of each application before they download it.
  • Recommend – BlackBerry App World users can recommend applications to other people through email, PIN, SMS message or BlackBerry® Messenger.
  • Application Storage – BlackBerry App World includes a folder called My World, which keeps track of applications the user has downloaded. It is a personal storage space that allows users to uninstall and re-install applications.
  • Application Archiving: users can archive applications to a microSD card or built-in storage memory on their BlackBerry smartphone.
  • Update Notifications: Users are notified of updates to applications they’ve downloaded on BlackBerry App World.
  • BlackBerry App World is also accessible from a user’s desktop computer at
  • Popular BlackBerry App World applications available in the Philippines include:
    BlackBerry® Messenger; Facebook® for BlackBerry Smartphones; Flickr® for BlackBerry Smartphones; Bloomberg Mobile; Flixster; Chum Radio; Kaglom; Three Squared Demo; WorldMate Live: Travel Like a Pro; and

[Source: Blackberry Press Release]

Gerry Ilagan

Gerry Ilagan is into mobile apps and WordPress development at @speeqs. He loves to write about electronics, the Internet of Things, mobile phones, and #crazyideas.

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