CES 2010: Thumbplay Hands On

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Thumbplay Music announced today at CES 2010 that their Thumbplay Music application is now available for BlackBerry smartphones in private beta.

Inside BlackBerry was able to snag a few minutes with Spencer, Senior Manager for Business Development at Thumplay, for a quick demo.

One feature that deserves a special call out is the playlist re-creation – a useful way for getting playlists purchased from the iTunes store, similar to BlackBerry Media Sync which allows users to easily port iTunes and Windows Media Player libraries to their smartphones.

Interested in signing for the beta? Go to http://music.thumbplay.com. BlackBerry® Tour 9630, BlackBerry® Bold 9000 and BlackBerry® Curve 8900 are currently supported, and they will be adding more smartphones in the future.

Pics from the interview after the jump.

Spencer from Thumbplay gives demo

Thumbplay on the BlackBerry Bold 9000

Thumbplay on a desktop

About Becky Y.

As RIM's social media strategist, Becky spends much of her day following great online conversations about the BlackBerry® brand (and does some work here and there too). You will hear from her occasionally on Inside BlackBerry, but for the most part she will be behind the scenes, supporting our roster of experts in their blogging activities. Becky anticipates that she will have a lot of "Who Knew?!" moments, and hopes that our readers do too.

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