BlackBerry : Tools

All the best BlackBerry apps reviewed, rated and ready for download.

The best tools apps to organise your files, de-junk your phone, manage your time and all sorts of other tech-tricks to smooth the kinks in your digital life.

1
SpeedLock – Multi Unlock

SpeedLock – Multi Unlock

An elegant slide-to-unlock solution that’s made with BB users in mind

4
2

£1.00

2
Photo Studio

Photo Studio

Tweak and improve your photos with this free app

4
2

FREE

3
BlackBerry Protect

BlackBerry Protect

Track your phone and back up data with this essential service

5
3

FREE

4
A+ Picture Effects and Photo Editor

A+ Picture Effects and Photo Editor

A powerful tool for applying effects to your photos

4
2

£0.99

5
InstaPhoto

InstaPhoto

Is this Instagram for BlackBerry, or just another photo tweaker

4
3

£2.99

6
Who Is It – LED Light Alerts for Contacts
4
1

FREE

7
Screen Shot FREE

Screen Shot FREE

No watermarks, no fussing, no cost – too good to be true?

4
2

FREE

8
Dictionary and Thesaurus – Dictionary.com
4
2

FREE

9
BeamExplorer File Manager

BeamExplorer File Manager

A handy file explorer, but not an essential one

4
2

FREE

10
Photo Editor Ultimate Free

Photo Editor Ultimate Free

A photo tweaking app with some very handy features

4
2

FREE

11
TrueDate

TrueDate

Get your Calendar icon to display the actual date

3
2

£0.85

12
NoteIt

NoteIt

Pen-and-paper note-taking without pens. Or paper

4
2

£0.85

13
MultiAlarms

MultiAlarms

An alarm app that isn’t as simple as it means to be

3
2

FREE

14
Battery Watch – Free Power Consumption Monitor

Battery Watch – Free Power Consumption Monitor

Keep an eye on your battery level with this slick app

4
2

FREE

15
myTasks

myTasks

Stay on top of your projects with this useful tool

4
2

FREE

16
Calmbiance

Calmbiance

Soothe yourself to sleep with your BlackBerry

3
2

£1.65

17
Camera Plus

Camera Plus

Not exactly the camera app we were hoping for…

2
2

£2.49

18
Popular Photo Tools

Popular Photo Tools

A photo tweaker that doesn’t quite offer enough

2
2

£0.85

19
Message Prevue

Message Prevue

Add time-saving pop-up notifications to your BlackBerry

3
2

£1.65

20
PixTrix

PixTrix

Is this the BlackBerry answer to instagram

3
2

FREE

21
Quick Launch

Quick Launch

A powerful launcher app for tailoring your BlackBerry to your needs

4
2

£4.15

22
SugarSync

SugarSync

See your files on the go and upload to your folders

4
2

FREE

23
WiFi File Transfer

WiFi File Transfer

Get files to and from your device over your WLAN

3
2

£4.19

24
BlackBerry Superstore
4
2

FREE

25
BlackBerry Alarm Clock

BlackBerry Alarm Clock

Are more customisable alarm clocks worth the price?

3
3

£3.99

26
The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel

Get the weather, but don’t trust it for anything else

2
2

FREE

27
Dropbox

Dropbox

Dropbox’s platform domaination continues unabated

5
2

FREE

28
Photo Editor

Photo Editor

A smart way to touch-up photos before sending them on

4
2

£0.79

29
Signal Booster

Signal Booster

Helping you out in those one bar situations

4
3

£3.19

30
Battery Saver

Battery Saver

My battery is dying. Can’t ANYONE save it?

3
2

£1.99

31
Weather Eye

Weather Eye

Keep up with the weather in your region

1
2

FREE

32
StickyNote

StickyNote

Keep track on your own thoughts

3
3

£0.79

33
Emergency I.C.E

Emergency I.C.E

Helping out the nice ambulance people

3
3

FREE

34
Call Time Tracker by Momentum

Call Time Tracker by Momentum

Find out how much you’re really working

4
2

FREE

35
Paper Theme
3
2

FREE

36
Credit Calculator

Credit Calculator

Thinking about becoming a loan shark, but unsure where your leg-breaking career should begin?

2
2

£7.15

37
PowerBOSS

PowerBOSS

Take back control of your battery from your BlackBerry

4
2

£0.79

38
Touch Flashlight Pro

Touch Flashlight Pro

Turn your BlackBerry Torch into an actual torch

4
2

£2.39

39
Bible

Bible

And you were looking for an app and you saw this one, and it was good

5
2

FREE

40
miPhone 6

miPhone 6

Skin your phone with extra functionality

4
2

£2.39

41
Sccope UK
5
4

£2.39

43
Screen Muncher
5
3

FREE

44
Color Woody Theme

Color Woody Theme

If you want your BlackBerry to look like a Nokia, why not buy a Nokia?

3
2

£2.39

45
Infinity Dashboard Theme
3
2

£5.55

46
White Noise

White Noise

Noises to help you get to sleep – we’re not sure how it works either

3
2

FREE

47
Hirigana Bobana

Hirigana Bobana

Learn the Japanese Hirigana alphabet – well, learn squiggly shapes

2
2

£2.39

48
Widescreen HD with Hidden Dock Theme
3
3

£3.19

49
Snaptu

Snaptu

Save some space on your BlackBerry by combining many apps into one

4
2

FREE

50
WiFi comrade

WiFi comrade

Designed to save the battery, this little friend will keep an eye on your Wi-Fi networks for you

5
2

£3.55

51
Urban Spoon

Urban Spoon

Spinning wheels to help you work out where to go for dinner – simple and effective, just the way applications are supposed to be

5
2

FREE

52
BugMe!

BugMe!

A simple to use note taker and memo tool – accessible from every part of your BlackBerry

5
2

£3.55

53
WeatherBug

WeatherBug

A very detailed weather application that works the world over with a huge amount of information on offer

5
2

FREE

54
Poynt

Poynt

Using location data, search to find businesses, entertainment and information about your surrounding area

4
2

FREE

55
BeBuzz

BeBuzz

Take controlled of your BlackBerry notifications systems and make them perform as you want

4
2

£4.29

56
Memory Booster – Ram Optimiser

Memory Booster – Ram Optimiser

Taking the pain out of speeding up your BlackBerry with a simple to use interface

4
3

£3.15

57
Baby GO!

Baby GO!

Baby GO! turns your BlackBerry into a toy for 0-2 year olds, locking it down so no vital information can be accessed and damaged

3
2

FREE

58
One Touch Flashlight

One Touch Flashlight

Turn your phone into a torch using this simple, one touch application

3
3

£2.15

59
MobileGlobe

MobileGlobe

Save yourself some money by phoning through this service when abroad

2
2

FREE

60
Boulder Dash Rocks

Boulder Dash Rocks

A low-res game that offers little in the way of a challenge

2
3

£4.99

61
SpeedHero

SpeedHero

For all those moments when you wish you had a speed gun but don’t comes an application that turns your BlackBerry into a top-end tool.

3
2

£3.55

62
Gwabbit

Gwabbit

Add email contact details into your address book quickly and easily with this app

3
2

FREE