Telnic Ltd, the registry operator for the new communication-focused .Tel domain name has announced the release of free open-source applications for BlackBerry and iPhone.

The iPhone applications allow users to login to their TelHosting account directly from their iPhone and update / manage their .Tel contact information and details on the go.

Other features include:

  • Easily publish their location through an embedded map linked with the iPhone’s GPS
  • Update their status using profiles depending on how they want to be contacted at that time
  • Add new, remove, hide or show items of contact information
  • Manage, add or remove folders and profiles which group contact information together
  • Manage privacy settings for friends and colleagues
  • Add or remove keywords that help people searching for .tel owners contact information

The Blackberry application allows users to search for .Tel domains, save .Tel data to your Blackberry address book, switch between .Tel profiles and control your private .Tel data.

Other features include:

  • Directly lookup a .tel domain inside the address book, including private information from friends
  • Search for a .tel domain inside the address book
  • Add any .tel domain as a new contact or associate it with an existing contact
  • Send ‘friending’ requests and accept or decline them depending on your TelFriends status
  • Quickly change your .tel profile to make sure your contacts reach you the way you want

These services are available to download free of charge. Instructions for download are available on the Telnic website:

Like the idea of these features? Then register your own .Tel domain today with Easyspace for just £12.50 pa.