Update: Blaq for the BlackBerry PlayBook by Kisai Labs Updates to v1.1

July 8, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Blaq for the BlackBerry PlayBook is a complete Twitter application, and with the new update, even more stunning. What I mean by total Twitter app is that it’s able to post photos, Tweets, and keep up with speed. Check it out…

The features of Blaq are as follows:

  • Beautiful, intuitive user interface
  • REAL-TIME userstream support
  • Native or editable retweet support (hold down on RT to edit)
  • Reply all (Hold down on Reply icon)
  • In-app notifications
  • Username auto-completion
  • Full user profile view
  • Web and image previews within Blaq
  • View your lists curated from Twitter.com
  • Multi-account support
  • Search people and tweets
  • In-app support for all 211 embed.ly services (YouTube, Tumblr, Posterous, SoundCloud, etc.) – Full list here: http://api.embed.ly/ * URL shortening with the custom bl4q.me shortener
  • Photo posting
Total fixed and adds for the latest version are here:

FIXED: Mentions show as new on refresh
FIXED: “Remove Photo” stays after tweeting a picture
FIXED: Composed tweet runs behind avatar
FIXED: Cannot send a tweet with special characters
FIXED: Fix composed tweet with … turning into shortened URL
FIXED: Real-time streaming fails after upgrading to OS 1.0.6
FIXED: User can only retweet once then only old-style RTs afterwards
FIXED: Keyboard doesn’t show up on reply or compose

ADDED: Scroll to top by double tapping respective icon
ADDED: Show lock when account is protected
ADDED: Maximize Web view
ADDED: Delete tweet
ADDED: Pull-down Options Menu (non-functional)
ADDED: Search
ADDED: Trending topics
ADDED: Link hashtags to search
ADDED: Better support for non-english languages when displaying tweets
ADDED: Progress bar for image upload
ADDED: New reply icon
ADDED: In-app notification system
ADDED: Link @ mentions to profile card
ADDED: Lists
ADDED: Multi-account
ADDED: New search icon to toolbar
REMOVED: Compose icon from toolbar

ADDTL: Minor cosmetic changes and performance improvements

Blaq works great on the BlackBerry PlayBook and compliments the style with the UI of the app, along with being able to post your pictures as well. I love how easy it is to use, and the speed of the app. If you checked out Blaq for BlackBerry PlayBook before, you really need to check it out now. If you have Blaq for BlackBerry PlayBook, then update your app and experience the full upgrade in it’s glory. Great job Kisai Labs for the stunning app!

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