Beyond Productivity, Entertainment is Another Reason BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Gives Long Battery Life


BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) may have fallen from grace in the smartphone space, but it is difficult to forget what the company is good at when it comes to smartphones. It quickly strikes you that BlackBerry does its best to give you smartphones with longer battery life, and there is a great reason for that. Most BlackBerry handsets find use in productivity field.

However, beyond productivity, BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) gives you longer battery life so that you can listen to music as much as you want. The company understands, and rightly so, that listening to music on the phone can help you be more focused on whatever you are doing or to relax your mind after a day of work. Of course, there is also the aspect of inspiring in music.

Whatever your reason of listening to music on the phone, there are so many ways to listen to music on your BlackBerry device.

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s new smartphones are coming out with Music app, which provides users with multitude of options to listen music on their handsets. Whether you want to listen to a local FM station or create a playlist, you are covered when you have Music app. However, the downside to the app is that it doesn’t come with the capability to stream music built in it.

Nevertheless, there are so many ways to fix that shortcoming. There is a ton of third-party music apps that you can download and install on your BlackBerry device for entertainment.

Third-party music apps on BlackBerry

If you are just getting started, here are few entertainment apps that can help you put your longer battery life into good use on a BlackBerry smartphone.

Jango Radio

Jango Radio is available for free and it works more like another version of Pandora, except that it has a wider music variety and ads are few. Using Jango Radio is a great way to discover new music and artists. Jango Radio allows you to adjust audio quality so that you reduce bandwidth usage.


Using Nobex puts over 16,000 radio stations at your fingertips, and you can also subscriber to podcasts. The app is available free. With Nobex, navigation is not only simple, but you can also share your favorite music with friends or invite over to the platform.


Rdio is another free app on BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), giving you access to more than 35 million songs. There is a paid version of Rdio that removes a number of restrictions you may encounter with the free service.


SoundCloud is yet another exciting music app for BlackBerry smartphones. This app not only allows you to listen to music but also create and upload your own content.

These apps can be downloaded from the BlackBerry App World app and Amazon’s Appstore.

Sources: BlackBerry Blog