RIM opens doors on BlackBerry App World

by admin April 1, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Available applications to include a Skype client for BlackBerry handsets

Research In Motion (RIM) has officially opened its BlackBerry App World online store, delivering a broad mix of personal and business applications for users of its BlackBerry handsets. These will include a newly announced Skype client for BlackBerry.

BlackBerry App World is available to users in the UK, the US and Canada from today, with further territories to follow, RIM said.

The service requires users to download and install a BlackBerry App World executable to their handset in order to browse the available applications. Only BlackBerry devices with a Pearl trackball or SurePress touch screen are supported, but this includes most models launched over the past few years.

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