BlackBerry App World
Research In Motion's( RIM) mobile app store is BlackBerry App World, which was renamed BlackBerry World in 2013. The download store, which has been online since 2009, offers a five- digit number of apps for the Blackberry lineup of smartphones with a trackball, trackpad or touchscreen and an operating system ofBlackBerry OS 4.5 and higher. In addition, BlackBerry World also offers music, TV and movie downloads.
The apps are transferred from App World to the smartphone either via WLAN, mobile network or a personal computer. BlackBerry App World displays constantly changing apps on the home page and several Top 25 lists of the most popular and newest apps. Users can rate and comment on individual apps online and recommend them to other users via email, short message service( SMS), BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) and social networks.
As for music downloads and video downloads, these can be rented or purchased. As for the apps, there are free and paid ones. The paid apps are paid via PayPal, major credit cards and in-app. This payment service was developed by RIM and is also included in the software development kit. Registered users can view their purchases and payments via the Blackberry App World seller portal.