Research In Motion has launched BlackBerry App World, also known as RIM's version of the iPhone App Store. BlackBerry owners can purchase programs priced between $2.99 and $999.99 directly on their mobile phones, with some free apps available as well. Checkout is powered by PayPal.You'll need a device running BlackBerry software version 4.2 or higher and the service is only available to customers in the US, Canada, and the UK.
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