BlackBerry welcomes "1000 of the top app partners" to BlackBerry World

BlackBerry welcomes
Regardless of how you feel about BlackBerry's hardware or the new BlackBerry 10 software, you have to give the company credit for having put together quite an impressive library of apps for the launch of BlackBerry 10. Sure, BlackBerry had to literally pay developers to port apps over, but 70,000 apps is nothing to sneeze at. And, now BlackBerry is welcoming "1000 of the top app partners" to BlackBerry World.

BlackBerry hasn't yet been able to attract everyone, Netflix and Instagram are still in negotiations about building apps for the platform, but the list of app partners that BlackBerry released today is quite impressive. BlackBerry has apps from Bloomberg, CNN, Cisco, ESPN, MLB.com, EA Sports, Facebook, Twitter, Rovio, Rdio, Slacker, AccuWeather, SEGA, and a lot more. It's not totally complete, but it's a launch library that any new platform would be proud of. 

Of course, aside from Netflix and Instagram, the platform also doesn't have any official apps from Google, which means no Google Maps or YouTube. And, for some of you out there, those omissions alone may be enough to sway you from BB10. 

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8 Comments

1. reyenrique

Posts: 99; Member since: Oct 07, 2012

lm glad for blackberry an now sell ur phone blackberry !!!

2. wendygarett unregistered

Hmm, go blackberry!!! :)

3. Colony8i8i

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

Give BlackBerry da youtubes.

5. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

im just loving it!

6. thunderguy

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

Glad to see blackberry in war mode. They had been too preditable and defensive just like Nokia was before it fell

8. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

So has anybody tried to use the browser for youtube? If that works who needs an app?

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