Headlines from day 2 at BlackBerry World

Well we are at the conclusion of day two of BlackBerry World, and while the parties have begun for the attendees, there is still lots to catch up on for those of us at home.  Hit the break for a list of the headlines from day two.


Breaking: Email working on BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device, as well as some phone functions thanks to Android

Now that the BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device is in the hands of the developers you can expect to see more and more of this kind of stuff.  We are on the grou nd at BlackBerry World and just got word from @FortNeyland95 that he now has email working on his BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev […]

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 […]

Angry Birds for the BlackBerry PlayBook updated to v2.1

I know how much we all love our Angry Birds, so I am sure that a lot of you out there are happy to hear about an update.  Today Angry Birds for the BlackBerry PlayBook was updated to v2.1 and while we are not exactly sure what has changed it is a 13MB download.  Most […]

Galaxy on Fire 2 HD Coming to BlackBerry PlayBook

Today, May 2, 2012, Fishlabs announced that Galaxy on Fire 2 HD is coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook! During BlackBerry World keynote, a demo for this aware winning sci-fi space shooter game was shown live for everyone in attendance. Fishlabs Entertainment hopes to release Galaxy on Fire 2 HD to App World some time at […]

Is Thorsten Heins Changing The Face of RIM in More Ways Than One?

As BlackBerry World Conference continues on in full swing, it’s seems that one thing is becoming increasingly obvious: Thorsten Heins is significantly  more social with the BlackBerry community in comparison to Mike Lazaridis. Thorsten’s attempts at truly being a part of the people who adore everything BlackBerry proves to me that RIM is seriously changing […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 coming soon

As expected we for some news about the PlayBook 2.1 OS update at BlackBerry World. RIM announced that a developer build of the OS will be coming sometime around the end of the month, will a full release coming at the beginning of the summer.

Wikitude announces support for BlackBerry 10

Wikitude, the augmented reality browser, has announced that they will be supporting BlackBerry 10 when it is released. This is good to hear as many people have really taken a liking to Wikitude since it first released with BlackBerry 7 devices. Hit the break for the full press release.

Card2Contact Deal of the Month: BB10Jam

Card2Contact is a business card transcription service that is available to BlackBerry users.  It is a great tool for those Blackberry users that are constantly receiving business cards from prospective clients or partners.  Card2Contact is offering a promo for this month that allows unlimited conversions of business cards to digital contacts for 4.99 with the […]

Cascades: Out Of Box Experience, RIM Showcases Cascade UI Elements

RIM showcased their Cascades UI at Blackberry Jam 10 on Tuesday. They showed off a neat feature from the homescreen that is built on tiles, you can switch between apps with a slick shrinking/growing animation. Check out the preview of Cascades in the following pictures. hit the break for a ton of pictures!

Pacemaker DJ App for BlackBerry PlayBook

Today at BlackBerry World, Jonas Norberg gave a sneak peak of what’s to be expected of Pacemaker for PlayBook. As of right now, BlackBerry PlayBook owners are lucky enough to be a part of the select few that will get to access this amazing new app. Think back to the original Tonium Pacemaker, all the necessary […]

A Quick Glimpse of the BlackBerry 10 camera

One of the more interesting features of BlackBerry 10 is going to be the new camera that RIM has developed.  When the BlackBerry 10 devices are launched I don’t think we are going to see the outrage that we did with the Bold 9900 and the EDOF camera that it contained.  The best new feature […]

BlackBerry 10 connected Porsche shown off at BlackBerry World keynote

How would you like to have a BlackBerry 10 connected Porsche?  I know that I would, I would even take a non-BlackBerry 10 Porsche if I had to choose.  During the keynote today, Thorsten Heinz not only talked about BlackBerry 10 but he also showed some non-mobile utilization of the operating systems.  What is interesting […]

Press Release: RIM Launches Blackberry 10 Platform

On the first day of Blackberry World 2012 RIM launched the Blackberry 10 Platform! After what has seemed like an eternity, RIM confirmed and officially launched their long awaited platform. Developers are able to get the toolkit for native and HTML5 software development as a beta download. VP of Developer Relations and Ecosystems Development Alec […]

Gameloft Announces 11 Games For The Upcoming Blackberry 10 Phones

Gameloft already has games for iOS and Android and soon Blackberry 10 devices! They made the big announcement at Blackberry World 2012 today, we can expect 11 games using the Blackberry 10 Native SDK. It is a range of games, multiplayer and social gaming loop. hit the break for the full press release!

BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device specs

So have you been wondering what exactly the specs of the BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device are?  Well we have some of them here for you, but please remember that this is a developer device and the final BB10 devices will not be the same as this alpha device.

RIM hosts an action packed first day of BlackBerry World 2012

Today has definitely been a whirlwind at BlackBerry World.  We have seen lots of new stuff, like  BlackBerry 10, as well as some new partnerships of developers with RIM.  So if you are feeling a little lost and not sure if you have caught up on everything, you can check out a quick summary of […]

Flix brings Netflix to the BlackBerry PlayBook

One of the apps that almost every PlayBook owner has been dreaming of is Netflix.  A new app Flix has finally brought Netflix support to the PlayBook, however there are some limitations to getting it to work.  The app basically streams Netflix from your PC to your PlayBook, however due to the limitations of the […]

BlackBerry Jam 10 brings some much needed developer focus, and some nice bonuses as well

After the Keynote today at BlackBerry World the next big thing was the kickoff of BlackBerry Jam 10.  This was the place to be if you are a BlackBerry developer as Alec Saunders, Vice President Developer Relations and Ecosystem Development at Research In Motion, introduced some new stuff BB10 as well as giving us some of […]

Truphone starts to prepare BlackBerry 10 mobile VoIP services

It is amazing to see so many developers jumping on board with the BlackBerry 10 platform.  We are only a few hours out from the keynote and the press releases keep on coming.  This time it is Truphone that has announced that they are working on a BlackBerry 10 mobile VoIP service for the upcoming […]