BerryBuzz Updated To v4.0 – Changes Name To BeBuzz

BerryBuzz, the best selling BlackBerry application in the RIMarkable Store and one of the 10 greatest BlackBerry applications of all time has been updated to version 4.0, and, along with the update comes a name change…

BerryBuzz is now called BeBuzz!

BeBuzz 4.0 is the essential alert tool for every BlackBerry.  It gives you the ability to assign custom LED light colors to about anything on your device from e-mails, SMS, and calls from specific contacts, to missed calls, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) alerts, and many 3rd party apps.

BeBuzz 4.0 features include:

  • Custom LED color, repeating audible alert, vibrate and on-screen notifications (“toasts”) for E-Mails, SMS and Calls (Global or from SPECIFIC CONTACTS), BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM), Missed Calls, PIN Messages, Level 1 Messages, Calendar, Tasks, Coverage Indicator, Battery Low, Battery Charging, Battery Full, Many 3rd party apps (see list below)
  • 12 rapid flashing DISCO COLORS will draw even more attention to your phone
  • Create an unlimited number of CUSTOM LED COLORS and CUSTOM DISCOS
  • STACK 2 LED COLORS for even more color variations
  • LED flashing is fully customizable and can be set to automatically stop after a specified interval to
    save battery life
  • Mute all LED flashing and reminders at night
  • Optimized for minimum battery and memory usage

BeBuzz 4.0 costs $5.99 and you can pick it up in the RIMarkable store.

Download BeBuzz v4.0 for $5.99

10 Of The Greatest BlackBerry Applications Of All Time

Word on the street is that BlackBerry devices have been flying off of the shelves in droves since the official start of the holiday shopping season last week, and, one thing that we know folks with new BlackBerry devices like to do is load them up with great BlackBerry applications.  That being said, here is our list of, in no specific order, 10 of the greatest BlackBerry applications of all time.

  1. Google Maps –  You will be hard pressed to find any type of top ten BlackBerry apps list that doesn’t contain Google Maps.  We know that the native BlackBerry Maps has been recently updated, but, Google Maps is simply an application every BlackBerry user should download.
    Download Google Maps:
  2. PoyntPoynt is one of those all-in-one location based search utilities that help you find just about anything that you are looking for locally at the click of a button and it recently one the BlackBerry Super Apps Developer Challenge.
    Download Poynt for BlackBerry:  http://m/
  3. Tether –  Tether allows you to use your BlackBerry as a broadband modem so that you can get your laptop (PC or Mac) onto the internet without incurring a monthly fee from your carrier.  This app is awesome…
    Download Tether:
  4. Pandora — There is a lot of debate when it comes to the best Internet radio app available for the BlackBerry, however, Pandora is always in the discussion.  It simply works and it’s free.
    Download Pandora:
  5. BlackBerry Messenger –  BlackBerry Messenger is, hands down, the best mobile Instant Messaging application available on any device.  There are people who buy BlackBerry devices stating, “I want that phone that I can do BBM on”…  BlackBerry Messenger may actually be the greatest BlackBerry application of all time.
    Download BlackBerry Messenger:
  6. Facebook for BlackBerry –  I know that a lot of people will question Facebook for BlackBerry making a greatest BlackBerry applications list, but, it hard to leave off the single most downloaded BlackBerry application of all time.
    Download Facebook for BlackBerry --
  7. WorldMate –  If you are anything close to a road warrior and many BlackBerry users are, WorldMate is must install application. Even if you only travel occasionally, WorldMate is a BlackBerry app you may want to check out.  With over 5 million road warriors using the app, WorldMate is the best travel assistant that I’ve ever seen.
    Download WorldMate:
  8. SocialScope –  Although SocialScope has been in the longest private beta that I have ever seen, over two years, it is widely regarded as the best 3rd party Twitter/Facebook client available on the BlackBerry.
    Download SocialScope:
  9. BerryWeather — When it comes to weather applications for the BlackBerry, BerryWeather, a.k.a. BeWeather on BlackBerry App World, stands above the rest.  BerryWeather offers instant access to current conditions plus detailed 7-day and 24-hour forecasts for over 72.000 locations worldwide.
    Download BerryWeather:
  10. BerryBuzz — BerryBuzz is a BlackBerry alerts and notifications application on steroids giving you the ability to create custom led colors for almost any event, set repeating alarms, and even vibrate and ring  simultaneously when you get incoming calls.
    Download BerryBuzz: