Carbonite backup for BlackBerry and iPhoneOnline backup service for Blackberry and iPhone

11 May 2010

BlackBerry Curve 8520

Online backup provider Carbonite has launched an application for the BlackBerry smartphone.

The online backup tool will allow users of the BlackBerry to access their backed-up files at any time from their phones, including PDFs, images, audio and video files.

The app will also allow BlackBerry users to access backed up files and email these to others from their BlackBerry smartphone.

‘We know our customers are constantly on-the-go and find great value in quickly being able to access their files,’ said Carbonite CEO, David Friend.

Matthew Bath, technology editor of Which?, said: ‘It's wise to have a back up of your files in the case of an emergency, and being able to access these from a plethora of devices, including smartphones will be a real bonus for consumers.’

Carbonite application available for multiple BlackBerry devices

The Carbonite application for BlackBerry smartphones supports BlackBerry smartphones running OS 4.6.1 and with a screen resolution of 240x320 and higher, including the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230, the BlackBerry Curve 8300, 8500 and 8900 series, the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and the Blackberry Tour 9600.

There is a beta version of the app available to download for free, while the full app will cost users between $55 and $130 dollars depending on the length of the subscription (one to three years).

To find out more about the Carbonite app for Blackberry visit the Carbonite website or download the app at to your BlackBerry smartphone.

Carbonite provides customers with remote file access from any computer with an Internet connection through Carbonite Remote Access and released an iPhone/ application earlier this year.

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In addition to announcing the BlackBerry smartphone application, Carbonite has also introduced an upgrade to its iPhone application, version 1.1.

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