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Top 10 Free Apps for the BlackBerry 8330

written by: Sumiko•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/26/2011

If you have the BlackBerry 8330, also known as the Curve, here are 10 of the best apps for your phone that you should download to your device and best of all, they’re free! Free apps can be fantastic and these are the top 10 free apps for your BlackBerry 8330!

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    Facebook App Studies from February 2011 show that Facebook has over 600 millions users which means the likelihood of you downloading this app is high! This free app allows you to manage your social networking as it gives you the ability to update your status, send messages, poke friends, write on friends’ walls and even upload photos to Facebook. Keep updated with Facebook as notifications are sent straight to your phone if you receive messages or if someone writes on your wall. You can also customize your notifications under 'options'. Download it now!

    [Download Link]

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    FaceChat Have you ever been away from your computer but wanted to chat with your friends on FaceBook? FaceChat is a free Facebook chat application, made my JaredCo., that allows you to chat with your Facebook friends via your BlackBerry! This easy to use application allows you to send messages to your Facebook friends regardless of where the mouse cursor is by simply pressing “enter" once you’re done typing. Log in with your Facebook username and password to begin chatting with your friends right away. Try it now!

    [Download Link]

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    Dots Dots is a free download by Tafasa that allows you to play the classic game right from the convenience of your BlackBerry. If you’re not familiar with this old time favorite, the directions are simple and easy to follow: Take turns with another player, or the computer, to create lines between dots to make a square. The first player to create a square earns one point and has the ability to go again. The person with the most points wins.

    [Download Link]

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    Ubersocial Ubersocial allows you to have full access to your Twitter account. With this application, you can tweet easily, upload photos, view videos, shorten the length of your tweets, change your Twitter avatar and more! Ubersocial allows you to customize your tweeting experience as you can change the Ubersocial theme along with many other customization options. There are tons of features that this app provides you with, it’s a wonder it’s free! It's easily one of the best free apps for the BlackBerry 8330. Download it now and to gain access to all that it has to offer.

    [Download Link]

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    Screen Grabber

    Screen Grabber is a free application that allows you to take a screenshot of your BlackBerry screen without the watermark that other screenScreengrabber  capture apps typically leave. With this app, there are no ads or sounds and you are able to set your side convenience key for quick access. You can also change the resolution of the screenshot if you need to e-mail or send a picture message.

    [Download Link]

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    Weather Bug


    WeatherBug allows you to have instant access to the weather regardless of your location. You can keep informed and prepare for your local weather as it provides in-depth forecasts and camera views with detail. 7-Day and hourly forecasts are also available as there are over 8,000 weather stations, this app pulls info from, to provide you with accurate updates. You can also share weather information with people via e-mail or text and an icon with the current temperature is displayed on your home screen for your convenience.

    [Download Link]

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    Pandora Have you ever wanted to listen to a good mix of your favorite tunes? You can now! Pandora is a personalized radio station designed to play only music you want to hear. Type in the name of your favorite song or artist and this app creates a radio station that plays music of that genre. You also have the ability to rate songs as they play so only your favorite songs are played. Regardless of your musical tastes, Pandora has a selection for you.

    [Download Link]

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    App Stalker

    APP Stalker App Stalker allows you to stalk those BlackBerry apps that you wish were free! By running in the background, App Stalker notifies you once when the apps become free or change in price so you can download your favorites apps without breaking your pockets. That makes it one of the best free apps for the BlackBerry 8330.

    [Download Link]

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    crunchSMS CrunchSMS allows you to personalize your text message experience on your BlackBerry. With this chat-style SMS application, you’re able to customize almost everything, including the background. You can change it to your favorite color or picture; change the font color, font size and more! This app runs separately to the SMS app that your BlackBerry comes with but easy to follow instructions are provided upon download.

    [Download Link]

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    Viigo Wouldn't it be great to have all your favorite apps in one? Now you have it. Viigo for BlackBerry allows you to have access to the news, weather, entertainment, sports, horoscopes, shopping, movies, Twitter and more! This app can be personalized to your liking as you can tell the app what information you’d like and it will always keep you up to date. Viigo definitely deserves a place on our best free apps for the BlackBerry 8330 list.

    [Download Link]

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    • Image Credit - Images courtesy of the respective app developer.

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