Introducing PhoneFace Speed Dailer

August 14, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Electric Pocket is introducing PhoneFace, a new application for BlackBerry which creates on touch speed dials for any of your contacts. Plus PhoneFace will sync with Facebook to scan through your friends pictures for one touch access to them. You can pick up a free 7 day trial from or purchase it for $9.95.

Key Features:

  • Get fast access to the people you call most often.
  • Pick full color, full screen pictures from your BlackBerry or storage card.
  • Connect to Facebook to find the best pictures of your friends.
  • Take photos with your BlackBerry camera.
  • Pick from included images for home, office, sweethearts and more.
  • Flick to the friend you want to call with your trackball.



Press Release:

Wye Valley UK, 14 August, 2008 –– Electric Pocket today unveils PhoneFace, a speed dial application for BlackBerry smartphones that launches phone calls, text messages and emails with the simple click on the photos of a users’ most commonly dialed contacts. The program shows full-screen photos of a user’s friends to offer a fun and easy way to locate the right contact to call. PhoneFace even retrieves the most recent pictures of contacts from Facebook.

Rather than forcing users to scroll through hundreds of contacts in the Address Book of their BlackBerry, PhoneFace adds a new twist to “speed dialing” by enabling them to flick through photos for their most commonly called contacts with their trackball and quickly select the person they wish to call.

PhoneFace users can select any picture files for their contacts – whether they are stored on their BlackBerry or storage card – and for the millions of Facebook users around the world, Electric Pocket has added the ability to locate and update the pictures of PhoneFace contacts with their most recent pictures posted on Facebook profiles. This Facebook integration gives users a ready source of excellent photographs for their contacts – and uniquely, the speed-dial picture becomes a photograph chosen by the contact themselves.

“PhoneFace is a light and breezy speed-dialer aimed at helping anyone reach out to their friends and family more quickly with their BlackBerry smartphones,” said Iain Barclay, Electric Pocket’s co-founder and Chief Product Officer. “It’s so much easier to look for a familiar face than sort through hundreds of names in a directory.”

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