Third party store for BlackBerry app-ears day before expected RIM launch of App World

Third party store for BlackBerry app-ears day before expected RIM launch of App World
Just one day before RIM is expected to launch the BlackBerry App World during co-CEO Mike Lazaridis' key note speech at CTIA, a third party has launched their own app store for BlackBerry devices. MobiHand, a third-party mobile software distributor, is offering over 5,000 free and paid apps that are already in the company's inventory. The store will offer the "Deal-of-the-Day" which will provide a big haircut on one of the top selling apps each day. We must say "Well played" to the guys at MobiHand for stealing some of the thunder from RIM on the eve of the expected announcement. BlackBerry owners should be able to support at least two app stores open at the same time. The only question is, can MobiHand pay the price necessary to keep their store in the face of 'Berry users? For those who want to check it out, you can visit the store at mobihand.com/appstore from the browser on your BlackBerry. And yes, the touchscreen Storm does support the Mobihand store.

source: BGR
Third party store for BlackBerry app-ears day before expected RIM launch of App World

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3 Comments

1. htsee

Posts: 86; Member since: Mar 15, 2009

im getting a server overload message on my curve... anyone have any luck with this? edit: scratch the post... got it to pull up the site...

2. Hotzb22

Posts: 109; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

yea its working fine for me and i have a curve

3. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I hope no one gets mad at me for saying this but I just wanted to state that this application store is a rip out of apple's apps store. But I guess the good thing is that it was done by some random third party developer instead of RIM itself.

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