Archive for October, 2011
The BlackBerry Desktop Software has come along way over the past year or so. RIM has made the latest version (v18.104.22.168) officially available for Mac OS X users. While RIM hasn’t said what exactly this new version brings, we hope it brings better support for the newer BlackBerry 7 devices, and the PlayBook tablet. You [...]
We first heard about the BBX Platform name a couple weeks ago. Since then there has been lots of whispers of RIM’s next-generation QNX based smartphone OS. Today during an interview with RIM’s co-CEO Jim Balsillie, Balsillie “accidentally” confirmed the name BBX. Here is what he had to say about the new Platform: We’ve leapfrogged [...]
The BlackBerry outage last week was definitely painful for both personal and corporate users. RIM knows this and they are trying to heal the wound by offering up tons of free premium apps for BlackBerry smartphones. RIM will be offering about $100 worth of free apps (device depending). The free apps include popular apps like DriveSafe.ly, Shazam Encore, Vlingo [...]
FitDeck Mobile has been my favorite fitness app for my BlackBerry because in my rushed schedule, I don’t have time to go to the gym but I have my very own fitness trainer so I can go at my own pace. Better yet, Jason from mobileXware LLC let me know they have a fix for [...]
Welcome back to the BlackBerry Developer Spotlight. This week’s developer is Andy Gstoll from Wikitude. Wikitude World Browser is the app that brings Augmented Reality to BlackBerry OS 7 devices. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you need to know what you’re missing. Here’s what the Wikitude World Browser is and what Andy had [...]
You’ve been waiting, it’s arrived. If you are registered with the BlackBerry Beta Zone, sign in now. If not, now’s a great time to do so. The BlackBerry Beta Zone is free and allows you to beta test BlackBerry apps and give your feedback and answer surveys. We’re not sure about the changelog yet, but [...]
SmrtGuard Mobile Security updated this morning in BlackBerry App World. SmrtGuard is one of our fave security apps. In case you aren’t familiar with SmrtGuard, it’s a mobile security app that has Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus, Backup, Restore, Your Data, FollowMe, Personal Guardian and SIM Guardian. What’s new in the update?
It has been a pretty bad couple of days at RIM. As most of you are aware, RIM has been experiencing a major outage across most countries. The outage is affecting email, BBM, and most data-related services to BlackBerry customers. Although the issue is being worked non-stop, RIM has a huge backlog of emails that need to [...]
Chris from Karta Mobile Inc. let us know about Viira’s latest update which compliments the intuitiveness of OS 7 and takes advantage of the recent advances with the latest devices. Viira is an app based upon the Getting Things Done book and system by David Allen. So what’s Viira and what’s new?
What do we have here? This is the first live picture of the white colored BlackBerry Bold 9900, and it looks hot! Apparently this white Bold 9900 was spotted at a technical exhibition in Dubai, UAE. While we don’t have much more information than that, it is really hard to tell if it in fact [...]
This is a new feature we are introducing here at BlackBerry Sync. We want to raise awareness of the apps available and also give a little insight what goes on behind the curtain for BlackBerry Developers and assist aspiring developers as well. Today the spotlight rests on one of our favorites: YouMail Visual Voicemail Plus.