SOURCE: PinStack.com

October 20, 2008 06:01 ET

PinStack.com Launches Free Application for BlackBerry Smartphones

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2008) - PinStack.com, a leading BlackBerry community with more than 500,000 registered members, today announced the release of its official application for BlackBerry smartphones. PinStack partnered with Instango to facilitate the development of this Application, which enables users to make use of PinStack's free BlackBerry support, enhancement and PIN-based (BlackBerry Messenger) networking services while on the go. To download this free application, please go to: http://www.pinstack.com/app.

Here are just a few of PinStack's services to which users will enjoy mobile access after installing this new application for BlackBerry:

-- BlackBerry News Page

-- BlackBerry Forums

-- Search PinStack.com (Almost 1 million support discussions.)

-- Free BlackBerry Downloads (Software, themes, ringtones, Wallpapers, etc)

-- Member created Blogs

-- RSS Feeds

-- BES & Developer discussions

-- Social Networking

-- BlackBerry Guides

"Based on our website statistics, over 45% of our monthly traffic is via BlackBerry smartphones. This new PinStack application for BlackBerry is easy-to-use, efficient and improves the experience for users who access our free services via Blackberry," said Hayden James, President of PinStack.com. "Instango has been the core in this process. As developers of this application, they've pleasantly balanced visual appeal with function. The application is highly compatible with all recent BlackBerry smartphones including the BlackBerry Curve, BlackBerry Pearl, BlackBerry Huron (88xx) and the BlackBerry Bold," concluded James.

"As the developer of the free Instango mobile messenger for BlackBerry we deliver a new powerful yet easy-to-use communication tool to the BlackBerry platform. Creating the PinStack.com application allowed us to bring this new type of usability to the web's largest community of professional BlackBerry users," said Henrik Pfluger, CEO, Instango.

About PinStack.com

Founded in July 2004, PinStack.com is an online resource focusing on the niche audience of hardcore BlackBerry users, IT professionals & Developers. PinStack.com offers support discussions, news, downloads, reviews and more, all in one convenient place. PinStack.com's atypical approach towards community-based knowledge sharing has changed the way thousands of BlackBerry users solve their handheld issues for just about every BlackBerry problem they face. Additional information available at: www.pinstack.com.

About Instango

Instango is the free instant messenger for Blackberry and Java smartphones. Connect to ICQ, AIM, MSN, GoogleTalk and Yahoo! anywhere, anytime. Developed by Germany based Bellshare GmbH the instango mobile instant messaging solution is available as a free retail product worldwide and in Germany exclusively through one of the country's largest mobile service providers to its more than 16 million subscribers. Additional information available at: www.instango.com.

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