Archive for October, 2011

BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac Updated to v2.2.0.17

BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac Updated to v2.2.0.17

October 18, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

The BlackBerry Desktop Software has come along way over the past year or so. RIM has made the latest version (v2.2.0.17) 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 […]

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RIM CEO Talks BBX: “We’ve leapfrogged everyone with what we’re announcing…”

October 17, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

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 […]

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RIM Wants You to Forgive and Forget with FREE Premium Apps

RIM Wants You to Forgive and Forget with FREE Premium Apps

October 17, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

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 […]

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Your BlackBerry Fitness Trainer: FitDeck Mobile Now Supports OS 7 & Fix for 99XX

Your BlackBerry Fitness Trainer: FitDeck Mobile Now Supports OS 7 & Fix for 99XX

October 16, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

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 […]

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BlackBerry Developer Spotlight: Andy Gstoll From Wikitude GmbH

BlackBerry Developer Spotlight: Andy Gstoll From Wikitude GmbH

October 16, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

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 […]

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Update: BeBuzz by Bellshare GmbH v4.0.87 With Enhancements

Update: BeBuzz by Bellshare GmbH v4.0.87 With Enhancements

October 14, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

BeBuzz (formerly known as BerryBuzz) by Bellshare GmbH, has updated in the BlackBerry App World. There were a few fixes and improvements. BeBuzz is my favorite app for notifications, whether your BlackBerry is set to sound or silent. What’s new with BeBuzz? Check it out…

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Update: BlackBerry App World v3.1.20 Now Available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone!

Update: BlackBerry App World v3.1.20 Now Available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone!

October 14, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

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 […]

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Update: SmrtGuard Mobile Security v6.25 With a few Adjustments

Update: SmrtGuard Mobile Security v6.25 With a few Adjustments

October 14, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

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?

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RIM’s CIO Issues Statement Regarding BlackBerry Outage

RIM’s CIO Issues Statement Regarding BlackBerry Outage

October 13, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

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 […]

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Update: Viira v3.1 by Karta Mobile Inc. Now With OS 7 Support and New Features

Update: Viira v3.1 by Karta Mobile Inc. Now With OS 7 Support and New Features

October 12, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

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?

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White BlackBerry Bold 9900 Spotted!

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 Spotted!

October 11, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

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 […]

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BlackBerry Developer Spotlight: YouMail Visual Voicemail Plus

BlackBerry Developer Spotlight: YouMail Visual Voicemail Plus

October 10, 2011 | By | 86 Comments

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.

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