Archive for May, 2012

Hands On Review: The BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard with Convertible Case

May 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When I saw this keyboard/case combination, I had to have it for my BlackBerry PlayBook. I had the convertible case, but was really looking forward to having a keyboard included. I’ve tried tiny keyboards and infrared keyboards but they have their limitations. My package finally arrived this week!

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UberSocial for Twitter and Facebook Updates to v1.353.0 and Fixes Bugs

May 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

UberSocial has updated twice in two weeks, and with this latest update it fixed a couple bugs. UberSocial is available for the BlackBerry and is Twitter client that has themes available for download that are media related such as Sherlock Holmes 2, Ashton Kutcher’s A.plus, and Uber50 by 50 Cent. Check it out…

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Blaq For BlackBerry PlayBook- Best Twitter Experience v1.8.1

May 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Blaq by Kisai Labs updated a few days back so I’m a little late here, but better late than never. Blaq is definitely my favorite and preferred Twitter client for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The features and UI are just perfect and works perfect. Check out what was updated….

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BlackBerry OS 7 Smartphones Approved for U.S. Department of Defense Networks

May 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

This is great news for RIM and BlackBerry devices. OS 7 has just been announced as approved for the U.S. Department of Defense as in the U.S. Army and Defense Information Systems Agency. There are four different OS 7 devices approved. Check out the Press Release…

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Angry Birds Space Update Now Available In BlackBerry App World

May 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The Angry Birds Space by Rovio for BlackBerry PlayBook has updated to v1.1 this morning. I’m really glad to see all the Angry Birds versions getting their updates now. If you haven’t played Angry Birds, you reed to check out what you’ve been missing. Angry Birds Space is available for only $2.99. What’s this version?

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RIM Partners With TomTom For HD Traffic and Maps

May 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Today at CTIA in New Orleans, TomTom announced that RIM is using TomTom’s award winning real-time traffic services for BlackBerry apps. This would include BlackBerry Maps and BlackBerry Traffic. This will provide great up to date traffic information for those of us who use Maps and Traffic. Check it out…

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Viber Messaging App Now Available For BlackBerry In BlackBerry App World, Calls Coming Soon

May 8, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

We’re thanking Ronen from BerryReview for posting about Viber releasing their Viber Messaging app in BlackBerry App World. It’s been available for iPhones and Android devices, and is popular in Europe. It’s made its way to BlackBerry for texting and picture texting, voice calls soon to follow. Check it out…

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RIM Announces New Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

May 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

We’ve been waiting for the announcement, and today on Inside BlackBerry, the announcement has been made. There are new faces at RIM! Who are the new COO and CMO for RIM? Kristian Tear and Frank Boulben. Who are the new additions to RIM? While they’re names I don’t recognize, their backgrounds are impressive. Check it […]

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Angry Birds Seasons Updated to v2.3, Now Including Chinese New Year

May 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

First it was Angry Birds which was updated a bit ago for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Now Angry Birds Seasons has been updated as well. I’ve been waiting for this update. The update includes the Cherry Blossom festival and the Year of the Dragon. The update is available in BlackBerry App World.

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BlackBerry World 2012: The Keynote and What Notes were Taken

May 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Though the BBW 2012 has passed, Thorsten Heins did a great job in his keynote at this year’s BlackBerry World. The turnout was huge, the excitement was there, and there were many reasons to look forward to the next upcoming months. I wanted to wait until I had some time to really think about the […]

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A Peek At BlackBerry 10 From BlackBerry World 2012

May 5, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

BlackBerry World 2012 was eventful and RIM gave us a peak at what to expect as well as having prototypes of the device available for those who attended BlackBerry 10 Jam. Check out the video from BlackBerry, which left me anxiously waiting for the release of BlackBerry 10.

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