Blaq is Back With LED Notifications and More with v1.7!

February 25, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Blaq for BlackBerry PlayBook by Kisai Labs, has been updated to v1.7 and what an update it is! If you have been looking for a premium Twitter app for your BlackBerry PlayBook, search no more, it’s here. A beautiful UI, sharp colors, and even LED notifications. What’s new with Blaq?

The following features are included with the update:

  • Portrait Mode – Auto-correct and spell check
  • LED notifications: New Tweets – White, Mentions – Blue, DMs – Green, Followers – Yellow
  • TweetMarker support – Never lose your spot again! TweetMarker bookmarks your position in any client supporting it (must be enabled in Advanced Options > Services)
  • Toggle Real-time streaming – This has been a HUGE request. Granted. Tap the real-time indicator to toggle.
  • Favorited tweets – Swipe from the top bezel then tap the star
  • Dedicated help section to make it easier to learn the ins and outs
  • Saved Searches – Easily tap the star in your search field to add a new saved search. Tap a saved search then untap the star to remove it. It’s that simple!

If you have a Twitter account and the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2, then you definitely need Blaq. Blaq is the ultimate Twitter app for your BlackBerry PlayBook that will compliment OS 2 and allow you to Tweet the way you always wanted.  You can purchase Blaq in the BlackBerry App World for only $1.99.

The full features Blaq already included are:

  • Beautiful, intuitive user interface
  • REAL-TIME Twitter userstream support
  • Most Customizable
  • Native notifications
  • Translate tweet
  • 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
  • Multi-account support
  • Search people and tweets
  • In-app support for all 211 services (YouTube, Tumblr, Posterous, SoundCloud, etc.) – Full list here:
  • URL shortening with the custom shortener, or Twitter
  • Photo posting – Twitter, TwitPic, or yFrog

You can purchase Blaq v1.7 for $1.99 from BlackBerry App World here

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