There's no shortage of e-mail utilities for BlackBerry phones, and a new one entered the market this week. Like review) and
As with the desktop version, Bccthis adds a component to the e-mail composition screen on BlackBerry where you can send a private message to one or more of the message recipients. The recipients receive the original message, plus a second one detailing the private note. While there are still two messages populating the recipient's in-box, Bccthis saves the sender a step by essentially sending two e-mails in one.
As a plus, anyone can see a Bccthis message, but if the recipient is also scanning e-mail from their BlackBerry and have Bccthis installed, they get the benefit of a more beautified reading interface.
We can see a lot of practical scenarios where Bccthis would come in handy. However, the nervous Chihuahua in us needs some reassurance that private messages remain private in practice, not just in theory. Especially if said private message involves any quantity of snark, subterfuge, or cynicism.
Bccthis is free for BlackBerry, but future premium features will be available for those business users looking to do more with the app.
CTIA Super Mobility Week
reading•BlackBerry e-mail utility Bccthis helps you talk about people behind their backs
Sep 16•This 'smart' wheelchair knows to send repair notices, health alerts
Sep 16•A smart wheelchair means you're never disconnected (pictures)
Sep 15•How Verizon's Go90 ended up as a mobile-only video service
Sep 14•AT&T Mobility chief: Don't get too excited about superfast 5G wireless yet