iPhone users, don’t be too smug and think that your Apple-powered handset is more or less the de facto standard for smartphones, capable of handling just about anything and everything that you throw at it. No sir, the BlackBerry does have its fair share of supporters with a growing fan base which ought to keep Apple executives looking over their shoulders. Today, LifeInPocket has just announced that they have a new powerful app for the BlackBerry platform which offers the ability of hundreds of tiny, bite-sized advanced apps while remaining small, fast, fully personalized, powerful and best of all, free. Yep, you read that right – you need not fork out more than you should to be productive.
RoadComm, Inc. has made available the enhanced LifeInPocket mobile suite (http://LifeInPocket.com or http://lifeinpocket.com/s.html for mobile web users) to RIM’s line of BlackBerry smartphones. This free application will provide BlackBerrys with an unprecedented and greater array of functionality compared to any other smartphone in the market, which includes the iPhone. Some of the features comprise of GPS, navigation, actionable location messaging, friends/family locator, local listing/reviews, satellite map, street view, cheap gas finder, news, video, traffic, Twitter, emails, IMs, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, YouTube, music, movies, local events, TV guide, weather, finance, banking, sports, flights, magazines, fashion, cooking, transportation, travel, yellow/white pages, dictionary, translation, Bible and a whole host of real-time information and services.
You won’t even need to hold a rocket science to use LifeInPocket as it comes with little or no learning curve, capable of transcending each combination of apps available today. In fact, it boasts the only Location Messaging Service powered with navigation and other GPS-based services, bringing one of the most advanced turn-by-turn navigation prompts in the market with clear and concise voice guidance. LifeInPocket’s Cross-Platform and Cross-Network instant location messaging also makes it a whole lot easier as a family/friends locator without going through the hassle of typing SMSes. Anyone with a BlackBerry tried this already? Leave a comment on how you like/dislike it.