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Old 03-26-2009, 10:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Where do you get applications? I want to put a lot of stuff on my BB like a weather app or a dictionary or some other helpful stuff. Where can they be found and are they free?
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Blackberry.westherbug.com is free and there are lists of shareware around the forum just do a little browsing v bulletin has standard layout
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I cant really find any applications on that site for the blackberry
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Yea there are alot of free apps you just have to look around.

Some Free Apps:
Google Mobile - BlackBerry
Gmail
Google Maps
Google Sync


Free GPS: (Off hand i dont know these sites google them you will find them)

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Also zocster made a typo he meant WeatherBug Direct For Blackberry

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Also here is another post that has allot of apps listed. Start here as a jumping point you might find some cool apps that you are looking for.


What are the MUST have Blackberry apps?
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So i downloaded an App onto my desktop, a .Jad file, and dragged it into the application folder on my blackberry, now I cant seem to find it on my BB? Did I do that right?
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I usually never download the apps to my computer first. But from what I understand when you download an app to your computer you need to use the blackberry desktop sync software. When you open the sync software I belive you go to the applications button in the menu and you can use the software to install the app to the blackberry device. Personally I think installing the software from your phone is easier and it can be done when you aren't near your computer. To install an app directly to the phone you navigate your blackberry browser to the program and the phone will give you an install dialog. Please if I missed a step or I am incorrect please correct me if I am wrong, since I myself am new to the blackberry. Hope this helps and you can get your apps installed.
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Okay I was going to do that but I heard that they will charge you for downloads at the end of the month, is that true?
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if it is a .jad file, go to the page you downloaded it, on your blackberry.
it will automatically show a download page, once you click the link for an application and install it on your blackberry.

if they are.alx files, you need to download to the pc, use Desktop Manager, applications-add/remove-click browse-find the .alx file, open. then it will show in the list of apps, make sure its checked, click next and it should install.

Also when you say "they will charge you for downloads" do you mean, if you do the first step I mentioned and install?
FRom what I know, nobody charges you. you are using the data connection to download the file. if you have a blackberry data plan, it will be inclusive in your data (i.e. you wont be charged extra)
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Old 03-27-2009, 01:32 PM   #11 (permalink)
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if it is a .jad file, go to the page you downloaded it, on your blackberry.
it will automatically show a download page, once you click the link for an application and install it on your blackberry.

if they are.alx files, you need to download to the pc, use Desktop Manager, applications-add/remove-click browse-find the .alx file, open. then it will show in the list of apps, make sure its checked, click next and it should install.

Also when you say "they will charge you for downloads" do you mean, if you do the first step I mentioned and install?
FRom what I know, nobody charges you. you are using the data connection to download the file. if you have a blackberry data plan, it will be inclusive in your data (i.e. you wont be charged extra)
Just a Midnightdraven said. If the application is free, you are not charged for the download. But your service provider will charge you for the data. I am thinking that you probably have a data plan since you have blackberry. If you don't i would look into getting once since the blackberry uses a lot of data and when getting emails and using other features a lot of data is transferred.

I personally am on a family plan and i pay $30/Month for my data and on top of that another $20/Month for a family plan of Unlimited Messages. So check with your wireless provider before using the internet on the phone, and downloading apps.
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Aight, well does anyone have a good weather application? Cause that weatherbug direct isnt up to date with my OS
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**Moved to Aftermarket Software**

Please look around in this forum -- Aftermarket Software. There are lots of apps here including one or more free weather apps.
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Aight, well does anyone have a good weather application? Cause that weatherbug direct isnt up to date with my OS
try this Dan... Weather apps
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Lasy resort - google the apps and then look for ota links. But mant forums list numerous apps. If you pay - save your key #'s and check for upgrades!! don't forget to backup your device. Read up on these issues - study!

My apps.:quicklaunch, vlingo, nobex radio companion, bblight, blinkwhilecall, captureit, facebook, logmaid, memoryup, stormlock, viigo, youmail/vymail, weatherbug, quickpull, flickr, blackberry media sync...
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Damn, putting apps onto this thing is overly complicated, I have ZERO idea how to do it, plus there are so many versions of each app, different upgrades and updates and all, i said this before, I am spoiled by my Macbook
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You are making something difficult that is actually very easy. Here's a free application you can download directly to your BlackBerry over the air -- Google Maps. Go to this site using your BlackBerry browser:

http://m.google.com/maps

There is a link that says "Install Now". Click that link and it will prompt you to download the app. Click Download and let it install. Follow the prompts. That's all there is to it, nothing difficult or complicated. It will create an icon on your BB so you can launch Google maps by clicking the icon.
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You gotta good weather app that can work with the 9000?
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You can use app BBweather, free
Download BBLight/BBWeather/BBToday/BBReply binaries (GPL source code included!)
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