BlackBerry Native SDK for Tablet OS 2.1 Now Available!

RIM has let us know that they have release the BlackBerry Native SDK 2.1 for the BlackBerry PlayBook as well as Blackberry 10! The BlackBerry Native SDK 2.1 for the BlackBerry PlayBook beta is available for developers around the world. As well as updates to the WebWorks and Ripple emulator making things simpler, with the BlackBerry Native SDK for Tablet OS gives you the power to create rich C/C++ apps and games.

The BlackBerry Native SDK for Tablet OS includes the Scoreloop SDK 1.0 release – The Scoreloop SDK is the next generation technology that enables mobile social gaming. It lets you integrate the Scoreloop SDK’s set of social gaming features into your games.

The Scoreloop SDK is a fully customizable SDK that allows you to seamlessly integrate the Scoreloop SDK’s features into your games while maintaining the look and feel of your applications throughout. The social features are modular so you can integrate as many or as few social features as you want.

The new Camera Library allows you to interact with cameras connected to a BlackBerry 10 device. You can connect to the camera, control the viewfinder, take photos, and record video. The API also provides you read access from different stages in the imaging datapath.

This Update also includes fixes to the Simulator for the Geolocation sample app does not work properly on the simulator. It may get stuck on a screen, or exit immediately.


Information on more additions to the Blackberry Native SDK Can be found here

Information on the Webwork and Ripple Emulator Can be found here