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CIO.com's BlackBerry watcher Al Sacco rounds up nine valuable, free BlackBerry apps that'll run on RIM's brand new BlackBerry Torch 9800 slider smartphone.
You’ve got your brand new [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/603577/BlackBerry_Torch_9800_Review_Hot_Hardware_but_Software_Lukewarm|BlackBerry Torch 9800|BlackBerry Torch 9800]] smartphone in hand. All your contacts are transferred, wallpaper customized, your various e-mail addresses set up. You’re ready to start loading all your [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/530413/Free_BlackBerry_Apps_Your_Smartphone_s_10_New_Best_Friends|favorite BlackBerry applications|Free BlackBerry Apps: Your Smartphone's 10 New Best Friends]]...but you find that many aren’t yet compatible with the Torch — or at least you can't download them from [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/596994/BlackBerry_App_World_2.0_Unveiled_Images_Details|BlackBerry App World|BlackBerry App World]] or the vendors’ sites. It’s true, lots of quality BlackBerry apps are not yet available for RIM’s latest and greatest: [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/497717/20_Best_BlackBerry_iPhone_Apps_for_Summer_Travel?page=2#slideshow|Pandora for BlackBerry|Pandora for BlackBerry]]; Amazon’s [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/548769/Free_Amazon_Kindle_for_BlackBerry_App_Now_Available|Kindle app|Kindle app]]; [[xref:http://www.cio.com/article/588651/Free_LinkedIn_for_BlackBerry_App_Now_Available|LinkedIn for BlackBerry|LinkedIn for BlackBerry]]; the list goes on. But I was able to find a handful of great apps that are available. Check out the following slides for a list of nine valuable applications for the BlackBerry Torch 9800. Best of all: You’ll never have to open your wallet; all of these BlackBerry apps are free.Photo credit: Brian Sacco
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