Blaq for the BlackBerry PlayBook updated to v1.8

The best Twitter client for the BlackBerry PlayBook, Blaq, received an update today.  The update brings Blaq up to version 1.8 and will of course bring some bug fixes and some new stuff.  Now because the changelog is so long, you are going to have to hit the break for the full list as well as download links.

What’s new?

  • Threaded direct messages – See messages in the convo format you’re used to
  • Muting - Mute users, clients (e.g. GetGlue, twitterfeed) and hashtags
  • Tweet from multiple accounts at once – tap the avatar next to the compose area to select accounts to tweet from
  • Go to user (Swipe down, blue dude)
  • Adjustable font size for tweet compose
  • Portrait list view
  • Portrait search view
  • Shows if user is following current user on the tweet card
  • Hashtags are automatically appended to replies
  • Tweet card hides compose after tweet is sent
  • “Tweet from @user” when copying tweet
  • Change the location of trending topics

Bug Fixes

  • Unwanted retweets show for users which this is disabled for
  • Tweets on tweet card show for retweeter and not original tweeter
  • Can’t click on links in lists
  • Links, hashtags and user mentions are not clickable in tweet on top of the tweet card
  • DM icon shows as new when new DM is sent
  • Twitter photos streaming in do not open in-line
  • When in search mode, top compose bar doesn’t collapse when tweet card is thrown away
  • Placeholder avatar loads when avatar cannot load
  • Search list overlaps options menu
  • Search results always show “Moments ago” instead of true time
  • Profile doesn’t show when there is no convo or link
  • Tweet card issues
  • Search UI bugs

To grab Blaq for your BlackBerry PlayBook just head on over to AppWorld, and believe me it is the best $1.99 you will ever spend if you are a Twitter loving PlayBook owner!

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