Looking for Blackberry Users

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  1. CyorDie

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    I just recently upgraded to the Blackberry Curve and was wondering if anyone knows of some cool free apps that are available to use on it.

    I know there are radio apps, but I'm looking to find one that will allow me to listen to the Cubs games. I noticed one of the radio apps allows me to listen to 1460 KXNO on my phone.

    Even looking to use GPS and navigation, but I fear it's only available when you pay.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Angie

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    I would strongly recommend downloading Opera as your web browser - I use it on my Curve instead of the BB browser.

    I don't use a ton of applications, but I have one called "MobileMe" that is nice for IM. There are lots of free games, etc. out there.

    (Now let all of the posts telling you why their phone is better than a Blackberry begin...)
     
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  3. ZJohnson

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    Go to MLB.com and you can get gameday and radio; for a cost of course. ESPN and Pandora are two apps that I use a lot.
     
  4. rworkman83

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    I Just bought a Curve as well. Got sick of the Moto Q and went Curve. I use Google Maps and it works great.

    Cubs.com is a good app, as well as ESPN
     
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    Is it just opera.com to get it? Is it free?
     
  6. huntt26

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    opera is free.. should be able to get it by going to operamini.com on your phone.. welcome fellow crackberry user!!

    check out crackberry.com.. it's an awesome site with lots of information and a message board!
     
  7. Angie

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    What he said. :smile: The install is really easy, and the app works really smoothly.
     
  8. Dr.Swan

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    Check out the forum at everythingblackberry.com

    Should be able to find out some cool tricks over there.
     
  9. MadCy

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    Perfect timing on this thread! I just got a Blackberry Curve today!
     
  10. Cyano

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    +1 ...Google Maps is awesome on the curve, the GPS works pretty well on it.
     
  11. guitarchitect7

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    I would first suggest doing a search on CF for this as there are some lists of apps out there for this very subject.

    But to add to what's already been discussed...

    Opera is a good app to use, although I liked the Bolt browser better. Unfortunately it was only beta and not sure if you're still able to get a copy.

    AutoStandby is a must! It's not free, but well worth it as it helps battery life tremendously. Especially with the Curve.

    Viigo is a popular one for RSS feeds and such. WeatherEye was another that I downloaded and used a lot.

    Mobile Google apps are very useful. Google Maps, Gmail, etc. all come in handy.

    There are of course a lot out there, so just keep searching.
     
  12. cyclones1

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    Which radio app allows you to listen to kxno?
     
  13. bos

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    Pandora is my favorite app by far. Streams prefectly.
     
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    This is a great thread... I'm getting the tour on Sunday!
     
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  16. mramseyISU

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    I'd like to know the answer to this too if there is one.
     
  17. bos

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    iheartradio, has been the only decent radio tuner I have found. Its growing, but it still needs more of the Iowa local stuff.
     
  18. cyclones1

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    So does Pandora and/or slacker have KXNO? I don't believe iheartradio does.
     
  19. bos

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    Pandora wouldnt have that kind of radio. Not sure about slacker.
     
  20. huntt26

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    No, Slacker wouldn't either. But I highly recommend downloading it!
     

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