Believe it or not, I was in the middle of a post about how Google is taking over my BlackBerry when I became aware that Jim Courtney beat me to the punch over on Skype Journal.

I have all 5 Google applications, Search, Maps, Gmail, News, and Google Talk, installed on my BlackBerry 7130e. Three of these apps, Search, Gmail, and Google Talk, I use everyday with the other two, News, and Maps, being used at least once or twice a week. To make a long story short, these Google applications which are all free, are some of the most used applications on my BlackBerry.

Google already offers push email to your BlackBerry when set up your Gmail account through BIS. All Google needs to do is allow my Gmail contacts to sync with my BlackBerry contacts and Google Calendar to synch with the BlackBerry Calendar for the for the total takeover of my BlackBerry to be complete…

If you want to check out a bunch of cool free BlackBerry apps from Google, point your BlackBerry Browser to