My friend, Al Sacco from CIO, posted a great slideshow article about his ten favorite free apps and it’s definitely a post you should check out. I know we all love the word free, especially when it works. We thought we’d share Al’s article and share some of our favorite free apps with you, check it out….
Al’s post shows you great screenshots of the apps as well as brief yet detailed description of them too. I’ll share what made his list of faves.
- Foursquare For BlackBerry
- UPS Mobile For BlackBerry
- Navita Translator For BlackBerry
- Tvider For BlackBerry
- Urbanspoon For BlackBerry
- Movies For BlackBerry
- NBA Game Time Lite For BlackBerry
- Poynt For BlackBerry
- Buzzd For BlackBerry
- Speedtest For BlackBerry
Here are our Team’s faves followed by our personal picks
BlackBerry Sync Team’s Picks
- Viigo For BlackBerry: The one BlackBerry app that is free and brings everything in your hands. It has news, sports, politics, movies, weather, and more. It’s a one stop resource for the latest.
- Poynt For BlackBerry: One of the most useful apps you’ll ever use. It’ll point you in the right direction every time. Poynt has reverse call lookup, finds the closest gas places and cheapest gas, the nearest businesses for what you seek, and more.
- PayPal For BlackBerry: Send money to your friends and family in the world anytime, anywhere, with your PayPal account and app.
- BlackBerry App Store For BlackBerry: Get the app store right on your BlackBerry so you can see your apps, updated versions, sales, and specials, and download right to your BlackBerry.
- BlackBerrySync.com Mobile Launcher For BlackBerry: Place a launcher on your BlackBerry so you can always have quick access to BlackBerry Sync anytime and anywhere.
- Google Voice: Use your number or a Google number. Most of us use this app. Check out what it’s all about.
Our personal faves to add to the above list are next.
- ForceRadioOn: Keep your BlackBerry your radio on even when the battery says too low for usage.
- I Love My BlackBerry: The app that tracks your BlackBerry use and clearly reflects your BlackBerry addiction.
- ScoreMobile For BlackBerry: It provide sup-to-the-minute sports scores, boxscores, fantasy player stats, betting odds, game previews, recaps, top stories, and league standing.
- BeWeather Free: The weather app BerryWeather in free version.
- WallPaper Shifter: Let’s you change your wallpaper and pick the folder and intervals.
- TFLNBerry: Read the latest Texts From Last Night.
- Shoot It: Send postcards from your BlackBerry with pictures you take.
- SocialScope: A Twitter app that combines Twitter and Facebook, and is available by invite only while in Beta.
- QSMS: Press Q to compose an SMS
- Pandora Radio: Internet Radio
- Beyond411: The ultimate search tool
- BBWeather: Free weather app
- Fixmo Tools: The beta app that no BlackBerry should be without. It’s the tool box that should accompany your BlackBerry if you want to keep it happy.
- Pandora For BlackBerry: Pandora is free internet radio for your BlackBerry if you live in the US. You make the channel based on your fave artist or song.
- Slacker Radio For BlackBerry: Slacker has a free version that does two more things, it allows your stations to be cached for times when you don’t have connection and it’s available for those who live in Canada.
- Foursquare For BlackBerry: The free game/social app is fun and gps based. The more friends you have, the more fun it is. You can also have your check-ins tied to Twitter and Facebook too.
An honorable mention goes out to a few other free Twitter apps out there
- UberTwitter: The Twitter app that also can list your location based on GPS. The free version is available for download now.
- yfrog For BlackBerry: The Twitter app that lets you share pics and videos on Twitter while you tweet.
Let us know if you have any of these apps, we’d really like for you to share your favorites with us. And please go check out Al’s post with more concise descriptions and pictures. The slideshow will give you more details about the apps Al listed. And while you’re there, check out Al’s BlackBerry Bible to learn more about your BlackBerry.