Holiday Shopping Apps to Help Save You Time and Money

It won't wrap your presents for you, but your BlackBerry smartphone can be a first-rate personal shopping assistant

Deep into the holiday season no one wants to be stuck in a mall with an empty shopping bag and an emptier list of gift ideas. Thanks to your BlackBerry® smartphone, however, this year you're not out there on your own. We've made a list—and checked it twice—of some great holiday gift-buying apps you can download to your BlackBerry smartphone. It's better to give than to receive (or so we're told) so our present to you is a terrific set of free apps to keep you and your gift recipients smiling through the upcoming holidays.

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Holiday Shopping Apps to Help Save You Time and Money

Don't You Deserve a New BlackBerry Smartphone for the Holidays?

The new BlackBerry smartphones are packed with the latest features for work and play

The holidays are a time for friends and family—and to treat yourself to something special. With five new smartphones in the BlackBerry smartphone lineup you will have your choice of styles and features. Each brings the BlackBerry mobile experience with a unique style. Which one best suits you?

  • The inspiring BlackBerry® Torch™ 9800 smartphone
  • The iconic BlackBerry® Bold™ 9780 smartphone
  • The distinctive BlackBerry® Style™ 9670 smartphone
  • The attractive BlackBerry® Curve™ 3G smartphone
  • The compact BlackBerry® Pearl™ 3G smartphone

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Don't You Deserve a New BlackBerry Smartphone for the Holidays?

You've Never Seen BlackBerry Like This

Introducing the first professional grade tablet. The BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet

  • All the videos, games, and apps the real Internet has to offer with built-in support for Adobe Flash
  • True multitasking lets you use more than one application at a time, just like you would on your desktop PC
  • Groundbreaking speed and power with a blazing fast, multi-core processor
  • Crystal clear pictures and video brought to life through an HD display and two HD videos cameras
  • Goes anywhere with an ultra portable design that's less than an inch thick and weighs under a pound
  • Works with your BlackBerry smartphone providing access to your email, calendar, and BlackBerry® Messenger

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New! Use Your Computer's Large Screen to Install and Manage Your Apps

Introducing the BlackBerry App World 2.0 Desktop Storefront

Now with the BlackBerry App World™ 2.0 Desktop Storefront you can find, purchase, and download apps from your desktop computer right to your BlackBerry smartphone. You will need your BlackBerry ID (register for yours here) and the BlackBerry App World 2.0 client (get it here) to be able to purchase paid apps using PayPal®, any major credit card, or by adding it to your wireless carrier bill (where available). To purchase and install the app on your BlackBerry smartphone, just connect it to your computer using a USB cable. You can also manage your BlackBerry App World downloads right from your computer.

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New! Use Your Computer's Large Screen to Install and Manage Your Apps

Do You Have the Latest Free BlackBerry Device Software?

Want new BlackBerry features? Check to see whether your BlackBerry smartphone is eligible for a free upgdate of its BlackBerry® Device Software—the operating system that runs your smartphone. The current versions are BlackBerry Device Software v5 and BlackBerry® 6 (on select models only).

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Tips & Tricks: Working with Applications

What does it mean to give an application "Trusted Application status?" How can you manage your BlackBerry smartphone's application memory? And should you archive or delete an application you no longer use? Get the answers to these questions in this article all about applications.

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Do you have questions about your BlackBerry smartphone? Are you looking for support on software or accessories? The BlackBerry® Support Community Forums are a great place for you to get help—and a place for you to connect with BlackBerry experts. Visit the BlackBerry Support Community Forums.

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