Canadian handsets maker BlackBerry is turning Santa Claus during this Christmas season to offer free apps to its BB 10 users. This is the path chosen by BlackBerry to turn around its fortunes with free and discounted apps across categories like games, music and productivity for users of its BB10 platform.
According to BlackBerry blogpost, BlackBerry will be offering each day selected apps for free download on BB 10 devices from the BlackBerry World, for 25 days from 1st to 25th December. This offer is valid for BlackBerry Z10, Q10, Z30, Q5 and Porsche Design 9982 devices only, which run on BB 10 platform. BlackBerry World has over 1,40,000 apps for BB10 OS.
To avail of this X-Mas offer, the BlackBerry users are required to check BlackBerry World daily because each gift is only available for 24 hours! To take advantage of this offer, you are required to follow the following easy steps:
- Visit BlackBerry World from your BlackBerry 10 smartphone.
- Tap on the 25 Days of Gifts banner.
- Select the app, game or movie displayed.
- Click on the FREE button to download your gift.
BlackBerry has been facing stiff competition from Apple and Android devices and its overall sales of handsets have gone down considerably. In order to boost its sales and fortunes, BlackBerry is placing big bets on its ecos-system and of late it has taken its highly popular BBM messaging service to iOS and Android oeprating system with grand success. This is another attempt by beleagured Canadian company to bring back its lost customers to its BB10 devices and see some upwards movements in its devices.