Archive for July, 2011

BlackBerry Bridge App for PlayBook updated to v1.0.4.9 — OS Update En Route

July 18, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

We heard that the next PlayBook OS update will take place tomorrow, and now here is a pretty good sign that it’s coming. The BlackBerry Bridge app has just been updated to v1.0.4.9 in BlackBerry App World. So get your “Check for Updates” button ready, because we expect BlackBerry PlayBook OS 1.0.7 to drop late […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS & Bridge Update Arriving Tuesday?

July 18, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Remember that PlayBook OS update that didn’t arrive last week? Well we’ve been hearing rumors that it might arrive tomorrow. This PlayBook OS update is said to be bringing ZIP file format support (ability to access ZIP files via Bridge), pinch to zoom during video playback, airplane mode, and new language support. Sadly I still don’t see […]

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 Gets 18 Minute Video Walkthrough

July 18, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

It’s really getting torturous seeing all these BlackBerry Bold 9900 pictures and videos on the internet. A new video has popped up on the internet which is under 20 minutes long, and shows the new Bold Touch in pretty great detail. The video comes from Tracy and Matt and shows off the Bold Touch’s new 1.2GHz processor, […]

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BlackBerry Torch 2 9810 Clears the FCC!

July 18, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

It looks like RIM’s new BlackBerry smartphone portfolio will be making its way to shelves near you very soon. The BlackBerry Torch 2 (model 9810) has just cleared the FCC. The Torch 9810 is expected to land on AT&T in the United States, and Bell, Telus, Rogers in Canada, over the next 4-8 weeks. The new Torch […]

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Review: SplashID Safe, Password Management Suite For BlackBerry

July 16, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

SplashData, one of the top developers of security applications for smartphones launched SplashID Safe in the BlackBerry App World this week. It takes the place of jotting down notes on sticky notes that are confidential and keeping them safe and close to you as your BlackBerry. Check it out…

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SmrtGuard Pro Yearly Subscription Special: Buy One, Get Two Free!

July 15, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

SmrtGuard is one of my favorite security apps for the BlackBerry, although they also have Android and iPhone versions as well. This special has been running for a while, and I wanted to make sure our readers take advantage of it. Check it out…

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Foursquare BlackBerry App Alpha 3.0 Now Integrates With BBM

July 15, 2011 | By | 5 Comments

Foursquare has an Alpha version of 3.0, and it works with BBM. The UI is nice and crisp as well. One must keep in mind that this is an Alpha version, which means use at your own risk. I had some trouble with the BBM integration to work, I’ll tell you how I did it…

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IM+ for PlayBook Still Under Review for App World

July 15, 2011 | By | 6 Comments

It’s been about two months since Shape Services, developers of IM+, a popular instant messaging app submitted their app to BlackBerry App World. Sadly the app is still under review by RIM. For whatever reason RIM has not responded to Shape Services in multiple attempts to contact them. As you can imagine Shape Services and […]

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RIM working on BBM Music Social Platform!

July 14, 2011 | By | 50 Comments

What’s this we have here? We just received a tip that RIM is working on a social music platform, to be dubbed BBM Music. BBM Music will allow BlackBerry smartphone owners to share music and playlists with their friends. The music that is shared with your friends is downloaded directly to their BlackBerry. Apparently it will be […]

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BBM Apps Hackathon Event Sponsored by RIM

July 14, 2011 | By | 8 Comments

RIM is sponsoring a really intriguing event by developers for developers that will be an intensive two day workshop event utilizing the BBM Social Platform. Developers alongside RIM’s developers will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and create the latest generation of apps using BBM. Check it out…

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RIM Given Six Months To Prove Why Their Co-CEO’s Deserve the Chairman Title

July 14, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Can there be only one? That’s the question RIM will need to ponder for the next six months. Bloomberg BusinessWeek has reported that Research In Motion LTD has six months to show why Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis need to keep their roles as Chairman of the Board or they may once again face the proposal […]

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Scrapbook For BlackBerry PlayBook Updates With Facebook Sharing and More!

July 14, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

I really love Scrapbook for the BlackBerry PlayBook by The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) and it has several neat features allowing you to save your pictures in fun new ways, but with now with version 1.1.0.4 it has become even better! Check it out…

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