If you have a BlackBerry and enjoy exploring new Apps, having BlackBerry App World installed on your BlackBerry is a must. Today’s posting is intended to highlight the top downloaded BlackBerry Apps, via BlackBerry App World. The top downloaded Apps are as of August 16th. I’ve included both the description and ratings from BlackBerry App World.
To download the Apps below, here’s what you need to do. Visit BlackBerry App World from your PC and enter your e-mail address to have the download link e-mailed to you or visit www.blackberry.com/appworld/download from your BlackBerry Browser. Once you download BlackBerry App World, you’ll have the ability to download Free or Pay Apps from their collection of 1300+ BlackBerry Apps.
10. GT Slots (Games) 3.5 Stars
“Online multi-player slots with JACKPOT and chat. Ready for a fast paced, casino-style slots machine experience? Try your luck at Gold Slots, the most realistic one of its kind available on the BlackBerry”
9. Slacker Radio (Music & Audio) 4 Stars
“Listen to all your favorite personalized Slacker stations on your BlackBerry for free! You can listen to over 100 stations programmed by music experts or create your own custom stations right from your BlackBerry. You’ll have detailed artist biographies, full album reviews and more. Best of all, the music can be stored on your phone so you can listen even when you don’t have a connection!”
8. Nobex Radio Companion (Music & Audio) 3 Stars
“Never miss your favorite radio program again! Nobex Radio Companion lets you: Listen to over 2000 radio stations around the world and see the playlist of over 2700 radio stations (streaming is done either over WiFi, or through the carrier’s network).”
7. CBS News (News) 3.5 Stars
“Get the latest breaking news and developing stories straight from CBS News and CBSNews.com. Also, get top stories from CBS owned TV stations around the country. Check in on tonight’s CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, or catch up with the crew from The Early Show.”
6. XENOZU YouTube Player (Photo & Video) 2.5 Stars
“Enjoy your favorite YouTube videos on BlackBerry now with full screen support! With XENOZU Free YouTube player for BlackBerry you can stay in touch with your favorite videos while on the go. Now supporting BlackBerry Storm. Videos are categorized by Featured, Most Viewed, Most Recent, Top Rated, plus you can search for videos of your choice. You can also bookmark a video, view the history of the videos you’ve watched and get additional video details.”
5. Pandora (Music & Audio) 4.5 Stars
“Radio that is personalized just for you, playing only the music that you love. Simply enter one of your favorite songs or artists and Pandora creates a radio station that explores just that kind of music. With your BlackBerry smartphone, Pandora brings an effortless personal soundtrack right to you whenever you want to listen to music.”
4. Viigo for BlackBerry (News) 4 Stars
“Now includes Twitter and Streaming Audio Podcasts! Imagine a one click access to News, Weather, Entertainment, Live Sport Scores and Schedules, Markets, Stock Portfolios, Flight Schedules and Status, Movies, Shopping, Twitter and more… delivered quickly, efficiently and intuitively in a format specially designed for your BlackBerry. Tell Viigo what you are interested in and it keeps itself up to date.”
3. BlackBerry App World (Utilities) 3.5 Stars
“Personalize your BlackBerry smartphone with games, social networking, personal productivity applications and so much more. BlackBerry apps can take full advantage of proven features like BlackBerry push technology and GPS to name a few so you can experience apps like never before. Put more of your life on your BlackBerry smartphone.”
2. WeatherEye (Weather) 3 Stars
“WeatherEye BlackBerry provides you the following information and allows you to select from any city The Weather Network provides content for Current locations, Short-term forecasts, Long-term forecasts and Warning updates.”
1. Ka-Glom – Free (Games) 4 Stars
“Combine the explosive Ka-Glom jelly to blast blocks and get the ultimate chain reaction. Ka-Glom is a high-pressure game of falling blocks. Of the two block types, only the Ka-Glom jelly is explosive. Connect four Ka-Gloms of the same color to start an explosive reaction eliminating all connecting blocks of that color. In building huge chain-reacting explosions your Ka-Glom Factor increases and the bonus points multiply”
Of those BlackBerry Apps listed, I can personally recommend three. I use BlackBerry App World on a constant basis to download all the various Apps, Viigo is perfect for RSS feeds from all my favorite sites such as Mashable, TechCrunch, etc. Also Pandora is simply awesome. I use it at work to listen to music I like by playing a playlist based off my favorite artists and songs. What are your thoughts on the Top 10? Have you tried any of those listed above?