BlackBerry Partners Fund announced 12 BlackBerry applications that have been selected as Regional Finalists in the third annual BlackBerry Partners Fund “Super Apps” Developer Challenge. They will each receive a finalist prize package valued at almost $35,000 and will be competing for an additional $85,000 in prizing in the fourth and final round of judging, which takes place today.

North American Finalists:
  • Dictionary and Thesaurus –
  • Poynt
  • Vayyoo

Latin America Finalists:
  • Navita Sports
  • Vlingo Plus – Voice App
  • Waze (LATAM)

Europe / Middle East / Africa Finalists:
  • CamCard(Business Card Reader)
  • n-tv mobil
  • UbiNav EU

Asia Pacific Finalists:
  • Forum for BlackBerry
  • Love Indonesia
  • Ramadhan Pocket Guide

The Regional Finalists were selected from across seven categories:
  • Productivity
  • Fun & Games
  • Knowledge
  • Sharing
  • Navigate & Explore
  • Multi-media
  • In the Know

The applications were judged on quality, user experience and how effectively they incorporated the “Super App” characteristics, which take advantage of the BlackBerry Application Platform.