It has been about a month or so since RIM launched BBM 6 and its BBM social platform status allowing for apps to integrate with BBM. At the time of its launch there were a handful of apps that came with BBM integration, but since then the list has grown quite a bit. Doing a search on BlackBerry App World gives you a whole load of apps with BBM integration, but not all apps show in the same search. So to make it easier for our CrackBerry readers, here’s a round-up of all the current BBM integrated apps and games. Don’t forget you’ll need BBM 6 in order to avail of the BBM Social Platform, and not all apps are compatible with all devices. Keep reading for the full list.
BBM Integrated Apps
WikiTude – the app that lets you browse events, tweets, restaurants or BBM contacts nearby using Augmented Reality.
Poynt – Everyone’s favourite app to find businesses, restaurants, movie times, and local weather.
foursquare – Does it need an introduction? A favourite location based check-in app.
Score Mobile – Love soccer, or football as we call it here in the UK? Download this app to get up-to-the-minute scores, stats, league tables etc.
Jingu – Create an avatar and share it with your BBM friends as well as having fun with emoticons.
The Huffington Post – news on the go. With its BBM integration it allows you to share and discuss articles with your friends.
Scribbler for BBM – Send personalised messages to your closest friends. You can also interact with them from within the app provided they have the app too.
Mobiesta – A mobile fun guide for India. Find out what events are happening in the major cities and share this information with your BBM friends to get together.
Family Shopping List – Free for a limited time only. Create, share and sync your shopping list with friends and family in real-time.
AP Mobile Word Edition – Award-winning mobile news application. Most recent update allows you to share stories with BBM friends.
RWC 2011 – If you’re a Rugby fan then this is the app for you. Don’t miss anything during the Rugby World Cup 2011
Gift&Take – A mobile gift app allowing you to send gifts to people via Twitter, Facebook and now BBM friends and family.
Free Chat for Facebook with BBM – Chat application that integrates Facebook chat with BBM.
GPS Logger II – An app that logs physical activity on your BlackBerry over time. You can share your location with your BBM friends and even create a BBM-Channel for non-BBM friends to join.
Screen Grabber – Name says it all. Gives you the ability to send directly to your BBM friends.
Twinkle – An app that counts down to events you set, share those events with BBM friends.
askLaila StreetSmart – Find and share local city information and events with others.
Smoothie – join the Smoothie crowd for a great conversation or to meet someone new.
PowWow Premium ($1.99) – An app that allows you to create, plan and coordinate an event. BBM integration lets you plan in real-time with your friends as well as share current location information. There is a free version that doesn’t include ability to check friends availability or location.
ZonaSnap ($1.99) – Multipurpose Screen Capture. Allows you to capture the screen of your BlackBerry and then send to Twitter, send to BBM Contact, save, send as Email and send to Photobucket.
Picture Puzzler ($1.99) – Send your own photos to your friends scrambled for them to put back together. Compete with each other for the leader board top spot.
EdShot ($0.99) – Simple screenshot that now enables you to share with BBM contacts directly from the application.
Greeting Cards Maker ($2.99) – Create greeting cards for all occasions and share them through social media platforms including BBM.
myProfile ($0.99) – An app that allows you to change your personal message, avatar and set a status message (busy/available) for BBM.
Buku Reader ($1.99) – eBook reader, ability to add DRM-free epub files. Discuss books with friends, even invite them to read books with you.
Mundu Radio Plus ($0.99) – Radio app. Includes a 30-day free trial.
Beer Buddy for BBM ($0.99) – No one likes to drink alone, so quench your thirst in the company of your beer buddies.
FunText ($0.99) – Generate texts with original characters, copy them in your MSN, BlackBerry® Messenger, Facebook, Twitter status.
FileScout ($4.99) – A file explorer for your BlackBerry. Now allows you to share files with your BBM contacts. Includes a 14-day trial.
5001 Amazing Facts ($0.99) – A great app full of amazing facts. Now you can share the facts with your BBM friends from within the app.