10 essential BlackBerry apps for travel

Stay organized, productive and in the know with this road warrior's tool kit for your BlackBerry

WeatherBug Direct

While apps like Poynt and WorldMate Live offer simple weather information, the free WeatherBug Direct app offers the depth of weather info you need to plan (and pack) just right.

In addition to current weather conditions, WeatherBug offers a simple (highs, lows and conditions) yet fully detailed seven-day forecast so you have a good idea of what to expect when you reach your destination. It also offers an hour-by-hour forecast so you'll be prepared for each day's weather when you leave your hotel room in the morning. When things get really bad, WeatherBug sends emergency alerts detailing the situation.

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