There is a lot going on at Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry right now. Despite the fact that the temperatures outside are just beginning to heat up, this smartphone company has been burning up the industry as of late.
While BlackBerry, complete with a new operating system and several fresh devices, is still lagging far behind the competition in the smartphone market, it is not due to a lack of effort.
The Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry Q10 is one such device that is giving the company hope for a better future. This smartphone is off to a nice start in the UK as well as many parts of Canada.
The next big test for the Q10 is the United States. Will this device catch on with American consumers? Or will they turn away from it, continuing to rely on those with the iOS or Android operating system?
One of the areas in which Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry is hoping to make up ground is the number of available apps for its new operating system and devices. It still trails the industry leads by quite a bit, however, there are more available apps than ever before – and there is something good to be said for that.
Once again, BlackBerry released a list of some of its top new Q10 apps on its official blog. There are thousands of other options, but these apps are among the most popular at the present time.
Let’s take a closer look at five of these:
Where’s My Water? “Where’s my water is the hit Disney app everyone is playing.”
ColorUp Pro – Color Splash Editor. “Bring your photo’s to life with ColorUp! Add a splash of color or a touch of life, let your inner artist shine!”
Rediff News. “Experience the simplicity of following news in real time from across India and the globe.”
CNBC Alarm Clock. “In the financial markets, time is money. Now you can wake up with the CNBC Alarm Clock app and get your business news bearing instantaneously.”
OpenTable. “Restaurant Reservations – Free, Instant, Confirmed.”
As you will see, these Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry Q10 apps span a variety of categories. Some are free, some cost a little bit of money. Either way, you know you are going to have access to a nice selection.