BlackBerry World now up to 120,000 apps including Bloomberg and iHeartRadio

One of the things that killed off the Palm Pre before it was given a chance was the lack of a decently stocked applications marketplace; the huge gap between the number of apps available in the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and the Windows Phone Store are a factor for many smartphone buyers when purchasing a brand new handset...
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38 Comments

1. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

This is fantastic news for BB and BB users. A strong new OS with a wide selection of apps is exactly what they need. Keep it coming! Stoked for my Q10 delivery in the next few days (I live in the UK, I did not pay $800 for it).

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Wow, amazing news! 120,000 apps, BB is improving very quickly! Keep it up BB!

4. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Hey you know what ? BlackBerry Q10 is priced at ONE GRAND in where i live BB is obviously out of their mind.

9. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Keep on spewing the hate, Nikolas! It's selling and people are liking it! And the Q10 is not bad at all, even though it is a bit pricey, but it is worth the buy.

10. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Hating hating hating hating hating My comment is has and will always be followed by a fact Blackberry Q10 is not bad, Gotta be honest here (Compared to low end droids, not a match for high end droids) But holy egg it is hell of a rip off Worth buying? one grand ? you gotta get your brain checked bro What do you get with one grand ? Let's go ahead and check them out -Small screen -Mediocre camera (BlackBerry is and will never be known for its camera -Outdated sillicon (IT still uses TI OMAP chip which is like 2 years old ) -old gpu PowerVR SGX544 -PLASTIC BODY (yes i know you all will bash me "S4 is plastic too") -and more People are liking it ? don't think so i can buy nexus 4, nexus 7 and nexus 10 with one grand (and still have 50 bucks) there's no reason to buy this phone at all, tell me what this phone can do that android / ios can't do ? (aside from qwerty keyboard, obviously)

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Wow, you need to see a doctor Nikolas. I'm not going to argue with you but I will use a simple answer to answer you, BlackBerry Q10 = TRUE BLACKBERRY MASTERPIECE!

14. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

BlackBerry is the one who needs a doctor to bring them back to life if you really love bb then why don't you buy one ? why did you buy xperia z instead? I'm not going to argue with you as well (Except if MC1123 or pikapowerize) i just wanted to make everything clear that BB is OVERPRICED considering their old fashion hardware

11. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

You'd understand why the Q10 is a grand if you understood simple economics. The one that's a grand probably ships from the UK (I checked, they're cheaper if they ship in from Canada), so you have to convert £ to $ (1.6). Then you add a supply / demand surplus on there and BAM, there's your grand.

13. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

hell no, my friend once imported iPhone 5 from the united states and still costs mere 800 bucks

15. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

I'm not exactly sure what that statement means. I'm not sure if you can take a hint or not but you've collected a large number of "thumbs down". You should probably reevaluate your opinion of BB and realise that what you're saying is complete utter rubbish.

16. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

i give zero f**k to those thumbs

17. No_Nonsense unregistered

It'd help if you went to a doctor anyway and spent a grand on treating yourself.

3. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Still no instagram and native youtube app, such a shame for a $770 phone

24. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

even in my country is less than that, where do you live ?? noth pole?

29. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

Nobody gives a crap about instagram.. it was made for bitches like u who like to spend half their day in the bathroom taking pics of themselves hahaha.. The youtube works beautifully through the browser.. My Z10 is only 600 with tax and worth a lot more than the S4

5. wendygarett unregistered

120k, yet most of the apps gimmick Smh...

6. wendygarett unregistered

Who use Skype? And who use Bloomberg? Shame on you bb :(

7. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

which side are you on actually wendy? you say you don't like android anymore due to lack of flash and FM Radio Now you hate BB as well, and you once said on whatsapp you don't like Apple either due to their pricing are you a WP guy? Having said all of that, i agree with your comment

8. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

30. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

Most of the apps are more usefull than the 700k android and iOS apps

18. askbingask

Posts: 22; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

blackberry will beat wp8

28. muhsen

Posts: 281; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

after announcing bbm for ios and android. bb is dead and buried six feat underground

31. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

I'm gonna bury u under my balls and i don't even use BBM and never have...It's everything else about blackberry that makes it best ;)

37. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

hahahah agreed

19. Shaznek

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 18, 2013

Most of these are s**tty ports from android

21. snowgator

Posts: 3617; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Won't comment on whether they are good or bad, but the statement is true. But, it is better to port apps then have no apps at all.

32. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

Android sucks d**k

20. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

The app selection is just like 20k from Windows Phone, and WP has been around since 2010. MS is twiddling their thumbs. Blackberry is gonna come out from under them soon enough.

27. muhsen

Posts: 281; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

i have checked , most of the bb world app selection r actually fart apps. unlike wp where there is a top app or two added each week !!!it's funny that heins said its not about the numbers and all bb app world is about is numbers. there's no viber yet on bb10 and lots of other missing important apps that came to wp while ago,

33. Xtasy

Posts: 284; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

There is like only one fart app.. You are a complete dum ass I would love to slap u over the head so hard that u fall over like the shmuck that u are
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