SMB Week Canada is just around the corner (October 14 – 20, 2013) and undoubtedly, mobile devices and its many apps have become a ubiquitous tools for small and medium businesses.

The options are endless when it comes to selecting great apps that help your business run more efficiently, especially when it comes to choosing from the host of applications available on the BlackBerry World storefront.

To help SMBs out, below are some of the must-have BlackBerry apps to choose from:



Use Box to easily access and edit your files; share important files and documents with your co-workers; quickly access presentations from your BlackBerry device; and comment on or edit documents while you're on-the-go.

Business Card Reader XT Lite

Business Card Reader XT takes a picture of a business card and uses text recognition technology to automatically fill in the contact information fields into your address book. You can have all your essential contacts on you at all times without having to manually enter the contact information into your smartphone.

Cisco WebEx Meetings

Easily stay connected to important meetings, wherever you are. With Cisco WebEx Meetings, you can join any web conference right from your BlackBerry 10 smartphone.   

Connect to Dropbox

Use Connect to Dropbox to synchronize files from your computer to your BlackBerry device. This application allows you to access your files from a computer or on a mobile device. Any changes made to a file are synchronized to the cloud so that you can access the updated file from any computer or mobile device.


Evernote lets you remember and recall anything that happens in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as everything instantly synchronizes from your BlackBerry to the Web to your Mac or Windows desktop.

PaperPusher Scanner

The PaperPusher Scanner is like having a mini-sized scanner and copier right in your pocket. Snap a photo and turn it into a clear and readable PDF to immediately share it. PaperPusher Scanner automatically corrects perspective – so there is no need to hold the phone perfectly aligned. Also, it enhances printed text, notes and whiteboard photos and improves contrast significantly.


Parrot – Voice Recorder

Parrot, a voice dictation and recording application exclusive to the BlackBerry 10 platform,  allows you to easily record, play and share voice recordings. Parrot is designed to quickly allow you to flow from recording a track, to playing it, to sharing it, all in three taps!

Personal Lock Lite – Lock Images-Videos

An essential app to easily secure confidential documents, photos, videos and files. This app secures your confidential content, extending protection from unauthorized access. If your phone falls into the wrong hands, your data will remain secure and safe from prying eyes.

SignEasy – Premium

SignEasy makes it easy to sign documents securely from your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Save paper and time by avoiding printing your document, signing it, scanning it, and emailing or faxing it back to your intended recipient.

SlickTasks for BlackBerry 10

SlickTasks is a visually stunning, powerful task management / to-do-list application. It lets you easily organize your tasks and sub-tasks into a folder tree. You can create recurring reminders for your daily, weekly, and monthly tasks.

Toshl Finance

Toshl Finance is a personal finance manager made easy. Track expenses and manage your budget, keep on top of bills and take advantage of a built-in currency converter. Visualize your business’ finances by turning them into graphs and infographics.