The best and worst of BlackBerry App World

We strolled through the virtual aisles of Research in Motion's fledging application marketplace and found five great titles -- and as many clunkers.

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Worst: Massage Therapy for BlackBerry

Like most cell phones, BlackBerry handhelds can vibrate to alert you to incoming calls or messages. The folks at LinkTwo had the bright idea to make an app based on that feature, and to charge $3 for it. As you can see from the, er, spare interface shown above, the app isn’t much--just a few settings to moderate the vibration of the phone. The instructions are vague, saying only that you hold your BlackBerry against your body once you choose a vibration intensity setting. The best I can say about this app is that it takes up only 37KB of storage.

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