WorldMate Live for BlackBerry for Mobile

WorldMate Live for BlackBerry for Mobile

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 7 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0
  • Total Downloads:
    14,084
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 24, 2009
  • Price:
    Free; monthly subscription; $11.95 to buy

Editors' Review

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WorldMate Live has most everything the business traveler would want or need to smooth out the logistical bumps that befall every trip. The application itself is free, and so are the world clock, weather service, currency converter, and mapping functions, which sync in real time between the device and WorldMate's servers. Users will have to upgrade their subscription, however, to take advantage of the true trip-saving qualities: flight alerts and meeting reminders that are pushed to the phone, directions, a travel directory, and anytime customer support.

The application has become more attractive over time. The same can't be said of WorldMate's Web site, where you'll enter the bulk of your itinerary information to sync to your mobile app. Its antiquated feel and limited look-up ability make it the weakest link in the system. However, the functionality of WorldMate's online portal won't hold you back.

Casual users with sufficient storage space can benefit from having WorldMate Live's go-to interface for quickly organizing and referencing important travel details and adding new items as they come up, even if they stick with the free version. It sure beats scouring your e-mail in-box for separate messages containing your flight plans, hotel arrangements, and meeting details.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"I use it every week."

June 05, 2011  |  By mdicar0

 |  Version: WorldMate Live for BlackBerry 3.0

Pros

Forward emails to it and it builds itineraries
Adds items to my blackberry calendar
Warns me when flight info changes
Allows me to quickly search for alternate flights

Cons

If your flight itinerary is updated (like if you get a message from delta) it doesn't automatically change your worldmate itinerary.

Summary

Totally worth it to get the pro version. I travel a lot for work and I find that if I just route 1 or two hotel reservations through worldmate every other month then I get the pro version for free.

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4 stars

"Organization and simplicity"

April 05, 2010  |  By bgivey

 |  Version: WorldMate Live for BlackBerry 3.0

Pros

1) Easily syncs my trips to my BB
2) Great flight alerts and up to the minute updates
3) OGA Guide access let's me see all the travel options real-time
4) Real-time weather for cities I'm traveling to during the week

Cons

1) Some iternaries sync better than others
2) Flight look-up interface could be better and have multi-city capability

Summary

I travel almost every week and use WorldMate(WM) on almost a daily basis have been using the application for a couple of years (first on a Palm and now on a BB). The application keeps getting better - I recommend it for anyone who travels more than a couple of times a year. The only thing I dislike about the application is it now has some partners (i.e. Hotels.com) included in the software that cannot be suppressed. Don't let that hold you back from trying the software! I had the free version for a long time before I paid for the real-time updates. The udpates have saved me from a couple of horrible airline re-routes.
Overall 4 out of 5 - keep it up WorldMate!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.0
Version 3.0 adds local search for dining and entertainment, powered by Yelp.com; improved calendar sync and hotel booking; rail support.
General
Publisher MobiMate
Publisher web site http://www.mobimate.com/
Release Date September 24, 2009
Date Added September 24, 2009
Version 3.0
Category
Category Travel
Subcategory Itineraries & Schedules
Operating Systems
Operating Systems BlackBerry OS 4.x, BlackBerry, Mobile
Additional Requirements OS 4.0 and up
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name download.php
Popularity
Total Downloads 14,084
Downloads Last Week 3
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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