The long-awaited BlackBerry 10 operating system is finally on its way to a carrier near you. With BlackBerry 10 every gesture, and every detail is designed to keep its fans moving and includes advancements such as: -
- Keyboard – Understands and adapts to customers, so they can type faster and more accurately
- BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger) – Allows customers to share things with the people that matter to them in an instant
- BlackBerry® Balance™ technology – Protects what is important to customers and the businesses they work for
While the Blackberry team is reaching out to popular apps to avail them on the store to increase the number beyond the 70,000 mark, below are a list of some local apps that may interest you.
Shops and Rewards -
Unique to the UAE and free to download, Shops and Rewards is an innovative GPS location app that provides BlackBerry smartphone users with targeted retail offers while they shop. Retail offers are delivered via advertisements, based on the users’ input preferences and location details. The app also interacts with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and BlackBerry Maps to show users which rewards of appeal are closest to them.
Search and book your flights, check flight status on this app. You can check the latest travel alerts, find all the information you need for your journey and locate Qatar Airways around the world.
Anghami is a new digital music app that offers listeners in the Middle East unlimited Arabic & International music to stream and download. Anghami provides you with millions of songs at your fingertips. All users can listen to millions of Arabic tracks from Rotana, Mazzika, Melody, and others – users in the Middle East can also enjoy international tracks from the major labels, EMI, Warner, Sony and Universal Download to your device.
With Emirates NBD’s secure mobile banking application you can perform the regular mobile banking transactions like: – view your financial summary position and scheduled transactions – view current accounts, savings and deposits details and transaction history – check loan details, outstanding amount, next installment. You can also manage your credit card, view limits, outstanding balances and other details, make payments as well as instantly carry out a cash advance to your current account.
With this application you can book your favorite movies at your favorite Cinemas in the Middle East, directly from your BlackBerry 10. No more digging the web to find the Cinema screening the movie of your choice – this apps has it all ready for you here, including Now Showing, Coming Soon, Show Timing, Film Rating. Grand Cinemas BlackBerry 10 App is also world’s first BlackBerry 10 App to integrate NFC.
This application allows you to get breaking news and headlines from from Al Arabiya New Channel. Features include; the latest news from the Arab world and worldwide, in-depth analysis and videos highlighting major stories, live streaming of the News Channel with the option of audio only. You can get business, sports, technology, health, culture news and the ability to interact with articles by posting and reading comments as well as sharing articles on the major social media platforms.