If you’ve used your BlackBerry in the past 24 hours, you’ve probably noticed this red star stuck to the App World icon, signaling that it’s time to upgrade. Yes, the RIM version of the App Store has reached version 1.1, and most of the update is about better browsing options – new categories, better downloads for free and premium apps, and the ability to sort them. search results by name, release date, rating, price, and developer. Apart from that, we also have the option to archive apps to SD card or other memory, but unfortunately there is no option to run these programs without reinstalling them in internal memory. The update is available for all countries, including the recently introduced Group of Ten. All the details after the break.
This mobile client update includes:
- View the catalog by free vs paid downloads
- Additional categories and sub-categories
Customers can sort their search results by:
- Most recent
- Top rated
- Price (lowest / highest)
- Developer (alphabetical)
- Application name (alphabetical)
Archive apps: Customers can now archive their apps to an SD card or device storage memory and reinstall them when they want to use them.
New customers can go to Mobile.BlackBerry.com or BlackBerry.com/AppWorld to download BlackBerry App World 1.1. Current users will be notified of the new version by a red star (splat!) On the BlackBerry App World icon.
Available for download in five languages (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish), BlackBerry App World 1.1 is also now available for customers in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Ireland, Austria, Luxembourg, in Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal and the Channel Islands, as well as those of the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
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