Essential Android Apps For Your PRIV By BlackBerry

COMMUNICATIONS

Skype for Business on BlackBerry PRIV

Skype for Business

Skype for Business is integrated with your Microsoft Office applications, you can view your instant message chat history through Outlook and immediately put appointments on your calendar. For example, you can see when someone wants to meet for lunch and schedule it with them at the same time.

BlackBerry has long been the choice for serious communicators; Skype for Business further opens your business to a world of serious communication and connection.

Voxer on BlackBerry PRIV

Voxer

The Voxer application transmits voice, video, photo or text messages through your carrier network or WiFi connection – you don’t even need a cellular connection to use it. You can communicate in real time and also save audio files for future listening.

Voxer allows you to:

  • Instantly communicate through live Walkie Talkie – PTT (Push To Talk)
  • Send voice, text, photos and location messages
  • Record and play voice messages anytime
  • Create messages even when offline
  • Use a home-screen widget for instant communication

FINANCE & SHOPPING

Amazon Shopping

Amazon Shopping

The roads are busy, parking lots are full and you still have a few people that need gifts. Enjoy the rest of your shopping in the comfort of your own home with the Amazon Shopping app on your new BlackBerry PRIV.

suretap

suretapsuretap has been adopted by many of Canada’s large telecommunications companies including Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Virgin Mobile and Koodo. suretap today supports dozens of credit cards in partnership with two major Canadian financial institutions, with more partnerships and products being announced soon. It’s a fierce, formidable player in the digital-wallet market, able to securely store credit cards, prepaid cards as well as gift cards.

The PRIV by BlackBerry gives suretap users the ultimate secure mobile payment and management experience. Enter in card details with ease on the physical, slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The crisp, large display helps you easily browse through your cards, add funds to cards, and view transaction history. It’s mobile payment privacy and functionality from suretap with the privacy and functionality of the PRIV.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Fitbit

Fitbit

The free Fitbit app is designed to work with Fitbit activity trackers and smart scales.

GET ACTIVE. EAT BETTER. MANAGE WEIGHT. SLEEP BETTER.

– Wirelessly SYNC your Fitbit Surge, Charge HR, Charge, Flex, One or Zip tracker with your Android device.
– Track your DAILY GOALS and progress over time for STEPS, DISTANCE, CALORIES BURNED and more
– Use GPS to track your RUNS, WALKS & HIKES
– LOG ACTIVITIES like YOGA and WORKOUTS to keep you on track
– LOG FOOD to see how many CALORIES you consume each day, and manage your WEIGHT over time
– COMPETE with FRIENDS with daily or weekly CHALLENGES and compare stats
– ALL DAY HEART RATE TRACKING with Fitbit Surge and Charge HR

HOME AUTOMATION

Looking for home automation products available on the PRIV? Here are three of top for thermostat control apps.

Whether it’s Nest, Honeywell Total Connect Comfort orecobee3, these awesome apps and automation products allow you to control your home’s thermostat remotely from your PRIV. Although each offer many of the same (and some differentiating) features, these products’ main intention is to reduce your heating and cooling costs within your home or business by automatically changing your settings when you are home or away.

ENTERTAINMENT

Gameloft on PRIV

Gameloft on PRIV

The PRIV is respected for its powerful communication capabilities, but with Gameloft you can also play as hard as you work on your PRIV. Despicable Me: Minion Rush, UNO™ & Friends and Asphalt 8: Airborne are just a fraction of the amazing Gameloft games you access on the PRIV. Check out Gameloft’s vast array of games in the Google Play store, which are all available on the PRIV.

Instagram app on PRIV

Instagram app on PRIV

The Instagram app, which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store, is your all-access pass to updates from friends, companies, celebrities or even complete strangers. While you can access your Instagram account from your computer, you need to get the app first to sign up.

PRODUCTIVITY & BUSINESS

Encircle App and BlackBerry PRIV

Encircle App and BlackBerry PRIV

The Encircle mobile app, available for free in the Google Play store, is compatible with BlackBerry’s first Android smartphone, PRIV, which layers deep security on top of the Android operating system. BlackBerry’s Hardware Root of Trust embeds cryptographic keys in PRIV’s hardware, while DTEK by BlackBerry helps you monitor how applications are interacting with the BlackBerry PRIV and what they are doing with the information they access via the smartphone.

Microsoft Office Mobile on the BlackBerry PRIV

Microsoft Office Mobile on the BlackBerry PRIV

Microsoft Office Mobile, available in the Google Play store for the PRIV, BlackBerry’s first Android-powered smartphone, offers users an efficient and powerful way to access and manage Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents from your PRIV. This suite of applications that Microsoft aptly calls “The Real Microsoft Apps” combine the familiar look, feel and quality of Office with a touch-friendly experience designed for Android.

Thomson Reuters and PRIV

Thomson Reuters and PRIV

The Eikon App features:

  • Unrivaled market-moving news
  • Quick and seamless list & portfolio monitoring
  • Comprehensive market summaries
  • Around-the-clock real-time data and quotes
  • Detailed company information — including news, research, and estimates
  • Natural language search
  • Alerts and push notifications for news, market data, and research
  • Real-time research from award-winning analysts around the globe
  • Ability to save news and research for availability in offline mode
  • Simultaneous access to desktop and mobile

TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION

Car2Go on Your PRIV

Car2Go on Your PRIV

The car2go app is available from the Google Playstore and can be installed onto your PRIV. Know your account information is safe and encrypted; your data is protected from attempts to access it or tamper with the OS. Just as car2go provides an easy way to get you behind the wheel, the PRIV provides the means to get you, and your security, into gear.