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Collaboration is becoming a major trend this year and BlackBerry users won't be left out thanks to Huddle's (news, site) dedicated teamworking app.

Break Out of the Huddle

Huddle is rapidly making a big name for itself, having recently broken out of its U.K. base and headed stateside. To make sure its cloud-collaboration service is available to the widest possible user base it has just launched a BlackBerry app to cater for the third of all smartphone users currently on the grown-up enterprise mobile platform.

As mobiles and smartphones become more powerful, it seems there is less time some types of workers need to spend at a computer keyboard. With the rapid rise in workers doing business remotely, Huddle offers document sharing, project task management, discussions and whiteboard meetings, all in the palm of your BlackBerry-clenching hand.

Working over a secure connection, on-the-go types can manage their teams and projects, and monitor the flow of ideas and information between people. Huddle already has a successful hosted project management system, so this new release is another extension of that into the mobile space, and joins Huddle iPhone and iPad apps.

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Huddle is getting everywhere for your collaboration needs
 

To Free or Not To Free?

The free version of the BlackBerry app is available now from the Huddle store. It limits users to read-only status while the soon-to-be-released paid-for version (US$ 4.99 or £ 2.99) opens up read/write privileges, allows uploads and data management.

The ability to connect with fellow workers is becoming evermore essential and Huddle, with clients ranging from giants like HP to small biz and independent groups is helping more of us connect.

This version is designed specifically for the BlackBerry Storm, Curve, Bold, Tour and Pearl models. Huddle already works within the likes of Microsoft Office, social networking sites like Facebook and most mobile devices.