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Quickly access to Google Search, Gmail, Maps, and other Google Web apps from your BlackBerry.

A vast improvement on its BlackBerry predecessor, Google Mobile App is primarily a search app that also serves as a portal to other Google Web apps. It's anchored by a search bar, with a string of icons along marching along the top. Click one to download or launch Google apps like Gmail and maps, or to jump to mobile Web sites for the panoply of Google apps.

Warmly welcomed are autocomplete search suggestions, the ability to scroll through search history, and the ability to edit a misspelled search term and begin a new search. It's disappointing, however, that most of the Google apps remain Web-based and have not merited a native application of their own--a disadvantage since the pages open by default in BlackBerry's bare-bones browser with its questionable readability.

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