Archive for August, 2011

While Quakes Shake Virginia And Calls Fail, BBM Reliably Holds Communication

August 24, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

On the East coast Tuesday, an earthquake with the magnitude of 5.9 shook Virginia state.There was no damage, but it did shake the communities and a large volume of calls wore on users of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. One service reliably worked: BlackBerry Messenger. Chile’s 2010 earthquake and 9/11 also proved BBM’s reliability.

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Update: BlackBerry Bridge Updates to v1.0.5.6

August 24, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The BlackBerry Bridge has updated this evening in BlackBerry App World, so it’s safe to say that a BlackBerry PlayBook OS update is on the way soon. There’s no changelog, but it’s pretty exciting and gives us hope. The Bridge gives you the ability to bridge  your BlackBerry to your BlackBerry PlayBook. What does it […]

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Update: Official BlackBerry Traffic for BlackBerry Updates to v2.0.2.20 With OS 7 Compatibility

August 23, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

BlackBerry Traffic has updated with more compatibility for BlackBerry OS 7. I love BlackBerry Traffic, and it works great with BlackBerry Maps. The app is great in estimating the trip from point A to point B and even let someone know what’s going on. What is BlackBerry Traffic?

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RIM debuts BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360, and 9370

August 23, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Until now RIM had been pretty quiet about the new BlackBerry Curve smartphones. Early this morning RIM announced three new models of the ultra thin Curve series. The BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360, and 9370 models all rock an ultra thin body, and come packed with an 800MHz processor, BlackBerry 7 OS, NFC, and a 5.0 […]

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Update: Blackbird for the BlackBerry PlayBook Updates to v1.3.2 With Fixes

August 22, 2011 | By | 4 Comments

Blackbird, the Twitter client by GENOA net works has been updated. The update fixes the issues with the app when updating. There were a few features listed in the previous update that I’ll list again. Blackbird is available in the BlackBerry App World for $1.99. So what’s new with Blackbird?

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BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 Now Available at Sprint

August 22, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

As expected Sprint announced the availability of their new BlackBerry 7 smartphones, including the Bold 9930 and Torch 9850. Both devices run about $199 after rebates, with contract. We wouldn’t be surprised if you see the Torch 9850 drop a little more over the next little bit… AT&T currently offers the GSM variant of the […]

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BlackBerry Torch 9810 Now Available from AT&T in White or Grey

August 22, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

It’s here! AT&T’s first BlackBerry 7 smartphone has arrived. The BlackBerry Torch 9810 is now available from AT&T for $49.99 with contract or $449 without. It’s available in either white/grey or gunmetal grey in AT&T stores or online as of today. To recap this upgraded BlackBerry Torch rocks a 1.2GHz processor, with the new BlackBerry […]

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Twitter HTML5 Tablet Website Now BlackBerry PlayBook Ready

August 22, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

  Ronen from BerryReview posted about Twitter’s new HTML5 tablet website is now the website your BlackBerry PlayBook will load, in contrast to the mobile website. It’s more user friendly, though you don’t have any notifications on that site just yet. It’s much easier to use, but I still love having Blaq and Blackbird on my […]

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Update: Poynt for BlackBerry Updates to v1.8.1 With OS 7 Support and Sharing Search

August 22, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Poynt updated on the BlackBerry to v1.8.1 allowing you to share your searches with your BBM friends and also giving more love for the OS 7 we are really loving. Poynt is one of those apps that you want to have so you can search on the fly. Poynt is free and available in the […]

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Update: Wikitude Updates to v6.0.4 With Issue Fixes and Torch 9810 Support

August 22, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Wikitude updated to v6.0.4 fixing a few issues, but also now with support to fully function on the Torch 9810. If you have one of the new OS 7 devices, then you really need to check out Wikitude. It takes you into augmented reality. What’s new?

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Poynt For BlackBerry PlayBook Updated to v1.2.0 In BlackBerry App World

August 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Poynt has been updated for the BlackBerry PlayBook, and there’s no changelog available at this time. BerryReview stated that a few users have noticed that events and gas have been included similar to the BlackBerry version, and the ability to purchase movie tickets. What’s Poynt?

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Wikitude v6.0 Brings Augmented Reality to the BlackBerry OS 7 As World Browser

August 19, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

When our friend Zack told us about Wikitude, I have to admit that while I saw the name, I never thought about it or read much about it. When I upgraded to the BlackBerry Bold 9930, Zack had me download it, and I have to share this with you!

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