Today RIM and TVOKids have announced five new PlayBook apps that are geared towards early learners and school aged children. The apps are designed to provide a high level of gaming fun, but also provide education that supports the Ontario school system. Hit the break for the full press release and download links. Source
While NFC hasn’t been fully implemented as a useful feature yet, it is nice to know that a device has the ability to use it in the future. The T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900 did not launch with NFC enabled, and it looks like it may never receive it either.
If you are unfamiliar with Gist for BlackBerry it is a enhanced contact list that pulls all calls, email, social media from your contacts into one profile. The latest update for Gist brings the version to 1.6.12 and comes with some nice new features. Hit the break for the change-log and download link for Gist. Source
Love it or hate it the Porsche designed BlackBerry that we have seen numerous times is apparently going to be officially announced on October 27th. The BlackBerry Bold 9980, aka the “Knight”, was originally rumored to be a QNX BlackBerry which of course made no sense. After a few more leaks it was determined that the 9980 […]
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PingMe has been released for your BlackBerry smartphone! PingMe is a cross-platform messaging app. Hit the break for more info!
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–BASIS International Ltd. has taken swift legal action to preserve and protect their longstanding ownership of the BBx® trademarked operating system independent language, database, and toolset. Research In Motion’s (RIM) press release announcing a new BlackBerry operating system (OS) named “BBX” is causing great confusion for the worldwide BASIS community and […]
Poynt for BlackBerry has been updated to v1.8.3. Use Poynt to find businesses, retailers, people, restaurants, movies, gas prices (US only), events and weather information around you. Poynt uses GPS or cell-site location to quickly deliver the information you need, whenever and wherever you need it.
Kindle and many other Android apps now working on the PlayBook thanks to the Android Player Repackaging Tools
With the release of the developer beat of the PlayBook os 2.0 update we now have the ability to load Android apps that have been converted from .APK files to .BAR files. Among them the Kindle app has been converted and will now work on your PlayBook, this is especially nice considering Amazon is getting […]
Verizon has released OS 22.214.171.1244 for the BlackBerry Torch 9850. OS 126.96.36.1994 has a list of updates and changes. Hit the break for more info