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IM+ Talk Beta v4.3 Testing Out Skype VoIP Calls Over 3G and EDGE

Shape let us know that they are testing out a beta of IM+ Talk for BlackBerry which will enable Skype calls over 3G and EDGE networks. They currently allow for half duplex (think walkie talkie) calls over Wi-Fi but the new version is testing those same calls over your 3G and EDGE connection. I am…

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Free Simple Screen Shot App Takes Easy Screenshots

I always wished RIM would build in a simple screenshot app into the BlackBerry OS. For example, I should be able to do something like hold SHIFT + ALT + S to take a screenshot of any screen. Since RIM has yet to make my wish come true there have been quite a few apps…

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Drive Safe with HandsFree App Automatically Answers Calls

Scarcer let us know about their app Drive Safe with HandsFree that provides some extra features for hardcore hands free headset users. The app attempts to solve the problem of automatically answering calls when you are on your headset or hands free solution. If you have a headset the app will automatically answer the call…

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Call-A-Human App Helps You Bypass Automated Phone Menus

The one thing that most companies have in common, even good ones, is that they practically all use automated phone system menus. I dread to think how many hours of my life I have wasted listening to these menus and their hold music while navigating them. Just last week I needed to call Verizon and…

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Shape Photo Translator Public Beta – Translations from a Picture

Personally I find BBTran to be a great text translator for my BlackBerry but there are some times when you want to translate whole gobs of text without typing it in. That is where the new Photo Translator comes in from Shape. Photo Translator is currently free while it is in public beta and lets…

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Free American Express Travel App Powered by TripIt

American Express Business Travel already has a BlackBerry app powered by WorldMate.Jess let us know that American Express has also released a travel app for US card members consumers powered by TripIt. The app features include the ability to: Manage and store your itineraries, using your TripIt account Discover what’s around your gate Find the…

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Plantronics InstantMeeting Identifies Upcoming Conference Calls

Plantronics let us know about their foray into the BlackBerry application space with their new InstantMeeting app. The app automatically recognizes upcoming conference calls in your calendar and populates the dial in information for you so you can just click one button to connect to the conference call. It will do everything for you including…

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Free Cineplex App Helps Canadians With Movie Showtimes and Tickets

There are a few apps out there already for US users to find and purchase movie tickets from their BlackBerry. If you live outside of the US many of these apps tend to not be available. Terry let us know that Canadians now have their own Cineplex Mobile app which lets you get movie showtimes…

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