The Hootsuite HTML5 app will be available for BlackBerry 10 phones soon. Hootsuite is a Twitter client for older BlackBerry devices. And they have developed one for BlackBerry 10. They need testers for the beta version, check it out and see how it works. Sign up for the beta here. The new Hootsuite and features: [...]
Some of you might have gotten the email from HootSuite stating that they would be releasing a new version of their popular Twitter client in the near future. Within the email they state that Twitter will be shutting down the 1.0 API that HootSuite uses to power their app. The date for the shut down [...]
Forte.fm is an rdio player which plays music from a huge catalog. Unfortunately, for the time being rdio does not have a BlackBerry 10 app. Nor is there word of one coming. All is not lost for those who like rdio though because forte.fm can be accessed through a web browser app.
Web Directions is giving away some awesome prizes for developers that bring their web apps to BlackBerry 10
From May 1-3, 2013 the Web Directions Code Conference will be happening in Melbourne Australia, and this year there are some pretty big incentives to work on a BlackBerry 10 app. The BlackBerry App competition is for Australian and New Zealand residents, but you do not have to be in attendance to qualify for the prizes. [...]
Developer you can now take advantage and add more applications to the BlackBerry 10 platform using WebGL and HTML5/WebWorks application. With these tools you can take advantage of the ability to write immersive, high-performance, console-quality, 2D and 3D games accessible directly on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Goo Technologies, makers of the Goo Engine for GDC has taken a 100% [...]
BlackBerry 10 comes with the fastest browser ever made. The much debated topic of Native vs HTML5 now on its peak with Facebook ditching HTML5 and going more towards native. Mark Zuckerberg’s comments supporting native development caused much debate in the HTML5 community. To prove him wrong Sencha touch made Fastbook, a facebook client faster [...]
Are you an up and coming developer looking to polish and hone your skill developing apps? Or just wanting to freshen up your understanding of the different means of creating a killer app? Then clear your calendar and make sure that you attend Apps World North America.
I am sure that you have all read about the new RIM Bentley Concept Car that was showcased at CES which is running some QNX magic. Well if you are anything like us you have wanted to check out the car in detail yourself, but alas you are not at CES. Well you can now [...]
I’ve been pals with @ShashwatPradhan and a fan of his apps for awhile now. Shashwat Pradhan is a tech enthusiast, app developer and avid gamer. Shashwat is also a white hat hacker and a DJ in his free time–while being the co-founder of Decoding ( http://decodingtech.com ) the same ones we told you about that were developing ‘Retro-Style’ [...]
Mobile Link Jim Ing, RIM Enterprise Mobility Architect, and Pete Graham, Director of Finance Solutions & Mobility for SAP, walk through the experience of moving a desktop web app to a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, as well as BlackBerry smartphones, using BlackBerry WebWorks technology with HTML5.
Mobile LinkDonny from the Inside BlackBerry team has just posted the above video showing off The BlackBerry 10 HTML5 browser with Matthew from the browser team. The BlackBerry 10 HTML5 browser brings some neat features, including the ability to tag and organize bookmarks.
Many don’t understand the value of HTML5. As a programming language it seeks to supersede multiple languages like HTML 4, XHTML as well as DOM 2 allowing developers to write one code base and bring it to multiple platforms. While still growing it is a feature rich platform unto itself taking note of the trends occurring on the internet [...]
Mippin is behind some awesome online build-it-yourself application tools like BlackBerry App Generator and Appsme. Appsme is an web based application building tool for BlackBerry, Android and iOS. When you sign up with Appsme you get a free three month trial and the after that it will run you only $20 a month. The application [...]
Devs in the UK, are you wanting to develop your app for BlackBerry 10, need help getting your idea off the ground? Got an Android, iOS or an Qt app that you want to port the new mobile computing platform? Got a new HTML5 app that BlackBerry 10 users are in dire need of? Well look [...]
For those of you that are excited about RIM getting involved in open software, you can be excited about this one. The Ripple Simulator has been accepted for incubation by the Apache Software Foundation, the place to be if you are into open licensed software. The proposal was submitted by RIM and was approved by [...]
On Thursday, October 18th user groups around Los Angeles are organizing an event for all to come and learn a little more about this thing we call mobile development – Mobile Camp LA. Regardless of what floats your boat (game development, UI frameworks, cross-platform strategies, etc.) there are sessions for everyone. In addition to these [...]
RIM has open upon up and released the code for OAuth! What is OAuth you say, is an open protocol to allow secure authorization in a simple and standard method from web, mobile and desktop applications. OAuth is an open standard for authorization used by tons of popular services, foursquare, Twitter, and Tumblr, to name a few. [...]
RIM has definitely put more of a focus on developers, and general development for BlackBerry 10 than we have seen on previous OS updates. Today on Twitter RIM’s Senior Director of Open Source, @pelegri, announced that they have surpassed 237 open source samples.
But only by a little. The Dolphin Browser got 450+ whereas Blackberry 10 got 447. So it’s not a huge difference, than say, Chrome. The Dolphin browser is sometimes 100 times faster. Check out how Blackberry 10 faired here, which lists the criteria for the score. The Playbook OS 2.0 got a respectable 373 but [...]