Where has this application been all my life? So many times I’ve thought that I visit a particular website, or a particular portion of a website, so often that I should just have an icon on my BlackBerry desktop for it. After all, these quick launch icons exist for plenty of sites — and there’s even a site that compiles them — but to date I haven’t seen an application which allows me to create my own. That is, until I happened upon this post by Bla1ze. The application is called LaunchPad, and it allows you to create your own quick launch icons, from the URL to the icon itself. After entering in the URL, you can then choose the icon you want to appear. Making LaunchPad even better is a feature which allows you to grab the favicon from the website. This will make the icon the same as the one which appears in your address bar. If you for some reason can’t get the favicon, or just want to use an icon of your own, you can choose one from your device memory or memory card — the max size is 72 x 72, so you’ll probably have to do some resizing first. Of course, you can create your own quick launch icons for free, but it requires a bit of know-how. LaunchPad just makes the process so much easier. Plus, it’s super cheap. You can get LaunchPad for just 99 cents at the BBGeeks Store until August 15, at which point it will return to its normal $1.99 price, still pretty cheap. Unfortunately it’s only available for OS 4.6 and up. If you’ve got it, though, I definitely recommend this one.
Create your own BlackBerry quick launch icons
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